Share Your Home Customized Harley In Our Magazine

Got a Harley you customized and are proud of? Want to share it with us and possibly our readers in print? We are starting to work on our annual special issue magazine American Iron Garage. We want to publish more photos of our readers’ Harleys that you and your pals modified or customized.  We are not […]

American Iron Garage – All Tech Harley Magazine Now On Sale

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The American Iron Magazine team has published a new magazine called American Iron Garage that goes on sale today. It is an all tech issue with lots of step-by-step install articles for Harley riders. And it has a large catalog from J&P Cycles including over $3,000 of special discounts in this issue.

New Harley Magazine From American Iron Magazine Teach Team

American Iron Garage not included in subscriptions for American Iron Magazine and will be sold in most stores that sell American Iron Magazine and/or Motorcycle Bagger. As the name implies, this new test issue is aimed at the do-it-yourselfer – from first time novice to experienced tinkerer. We will show you, step-by-step, how to buy a used Harley and install a number of popular bolt-on items ranging from exhaust systems to fairings, brakes and more.

New How-To & Tech Harley Magazine Coming

We at American Iron Magazine have been very busy building the regular issues of American Iron Magazine and launching the new Motorcycle Bagger Harley magazine as a bimonthly magazine. In our spare time (Chris Maida and Joe Knezevic are now insomniacs) we are creating and launching a brand new concept in Harley magazines that goes on sale in May.

TECHLINE Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Transmissions

The function of the shifter shaft return spring (arrow) is to return the foot shifter to the center position between the upshift and downshift positions. This spring is the reason the shifter does not stay down after downshifting.

Part III: Shifter springs, shifter forks & other shifty things – by Donny Petersen This month in American Iron Harley magazine we continue with an excerpt from Chapter IX of Donny’s Unauthorized Technical Guide to Harley-Davidson 1936-Present, Volume III.  (Some content has been altered to fit AIM’s style and format.) The five-speed transmission shifter shaft […]

Progressive Suspension – How a Shock is Born

Here’s a great video on how your Progressive Suspension is created: Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Buzz it up Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for […]

Breaking in Motorcycle Calipers and Brake Discs

Great video from PM – Check it out: You’ve got brand new calipers and brake discs on your motorcycle (perhaps they came from Performance Machine) and it’s time to break them in. And, like just about everything else, there’s a right way and a wrong way to go about that task. Here’s how we recommend you […]

Motorcycle Road Trips and Map Reading

If the downfall of your last motorcycle road trip came from constant arguments over reading the map and finding your way, you are not alone. According to an online survey 53% of people have argued over how to read a map with 45 to 54 year olds being the most argumentative (60%). Read the full […]

JIMS® Dual Gauge Leakdown Tester

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JIMS®, a premier manufacturer of performance parts and specialty tools for use on Harley-Davidson®, has just released the new JIMS® Dual Gauge Leakdown Tester, No.782, for use on all models including Twin Cam, aftermarket, and Metric motors. The hose assembly features both 14mm and 18mm spark plug threads. This easy to use and understand gauge […]

Proper Suspension Setting

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From Progressive Suspension Blog: No matter the quality of your suspension upgrade its true performance potential can not be realized until it is properly set up. Progressive’s Scott Hodgson walks us through a detailed setup on a Harley bagger, although the same applies to most twin shock bike. You’ll be amazed by the difference a […]