Motorcycle News

Harley-Davidson Springfield Mile II Adds Vintage Race as Support Class

Legendary bikes of old to race on the same turf as the top flat track machines of today in the American Flat Track’s AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines class During Labor Day weekend, the Harley-Davidson Springfield Mile II will feature the best of the old and the new with the addition of a […]

Bates Footwear Proud to Support Motorcycle Therapy for Veterans

The 2017 Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis is in the books, and the lives of more than a dozen veterans have been forever changed on this ride of a lifetime. Bates Footwear, official footwear sponsor of the ride, is proud to support the event and supplied their American-made Freedom and Bomber motorcycle boots for the […]

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night – Harley Quietly Scuttles the V-Rod

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. – Dylan Thomas While the majority of internet angst has been aimed at Harley’s discontinuation of the Dyna, The Motor Company’s scuttling of the V-Rod has received much less […]

2018 Harley-Davidson CVO Specs

This week brought a lot of news to sift through from The Motor Company, so let’s take a moment to merely lay out some of the ol’ statistics for you to take a gander at. We care about you, the readers, so we decided to consolidate the specs for the 2018 CVO models right here […]

2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Motorcycles Revamped & Combined with Dyna Line

Yup, you heard that right. Harley-Davidson has totally revamped its Softail line to accommodate the Milwaukee-Eight engine and has combined the Dyna line with the 2018 Softails. American Iron Magazine Editor Steve Lita had the chance to talk to Harley-Davidson engineers about the overhaul and was one of the first to ride the new Softails. […]

Brand-New 2018 Harley-Davidson CVOs and Specials

Caught up in the whirlwind of Harley’s new Softails, it would be easy to overlook another selection of bikes that were also unveiled today. The big dogs of The Motor Company’s offerings, those with the highest price tags and the biggest stock performance ratings, are the CVO (Custom Vehicle Operations) models. Each year, Harley usually […]

2018 Harley Softail Specs and Prices

2018 Harley Breakout/Breakout 114 Specs Lengths: 93.3″/ wheelbase: 67″ Seat height: 25.6″ Lean angle (R/L): 26.8/26.8 Weight Running: 672 lbs. Engine: Milwaukee-Eight 107/114 Torque (Base): 109 ft-lbs., (114) 119 ft-lbs. Bore/stroke (Base): 3.937″/4.375″, (114) 4″/4.5″ Compression (Base): 10:1, (114) 10.5:1 Fuel system/capacity: EFI/ 3.5 gal. Exhaust: 2-into-2 exhaust Transmission: Six-speed Cruise Drive Tires Front: 21″, […]

2018 Harley-Davidson Softails First Ride Report

Our initial exposure to this new line of Softail motorcycles was brief, but enjoyable. The short ride opportunity included a comparison between each model’s 2017 brethren. We can now offer a small taste of what it’s like to ride the new Softails. Bear in mind, our first ride opportunity took place during one rain-shortened afternoon […]

Send Us Your Motorcycle Photos For Possible Publication

We at American Iron Magazine and our All-Tech & DIY American Iron Garage love to see and share photos of you and your motorcycles in our magazines and on-line. We love your customs, classics, bobbers, choppers and racers. Heck, we love photos of trikes and sidecar rigs too. Especially the ones you built and or customized […]

Indian Motorcycle Clinches 1st Manufacturer Title in American Flat Track

American Flat Track congratulates Indian Motorcycle and American Honda on their respective 2017 Manufacturer Championship victories. The AFT Manufacturer Championships tally up the points earned by the highest-placed rider representing each manufacturer in every Main Event. The combined efforts of the Indian Wrecking Crew in AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines competition and the […]