MagnaFlow Legacy Gen-X Exhaust

When it comes to performance exhaust, MagnaFlow has been doing it for years on cars and trucks, but only fairly recently launched a line for Harley-Davidsons. Every manufacturer has a slightly different sound, and you can tell the throaty growl of a MagnaFlow system as soon as it hits your ears. MagnaFlow took its years […]

Dynatek 2Ki Ignition System Upgrade

  There’s a fine line between owning a cool vintage bike that’s fun to ride and owning a newer bike that’s comfortable and reliable. Late Shovelhead-era bikes are a great place to start to achieve that balance, and that’s what Milwaukee auto mechanic Zach had in mind when he purchased his father’s 1981 FLT a […]

New life for a ’90s Softail

The ’90s were a great decade; music finally became good again, the American economy was booming, and garage floors were much cleaner and safer thanks to Harley-Davidson’s Evo engine not dripping a drop of oil. Speaking of Harleys, when it came to customizing, the theme of the decade was long, stretched Fat Bob gas tanks, […]

Motorcycle Tribes

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Are you a lone wolf or do you identify with a moto-tribe? Okay, so I am curious. How do motorcycles fit into your life, and what is a motorcycle to you? Are you mostly a lone wolf, or do you occasionally or often identify with any of the various […]

Magazines—Past & Future

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher If you appreciate what we do, I ask for your support When I first got into bikes back in the 1970s, there were plenty of great motorcycle magazines to read. And they covered just about any two- or three-wheel topic you could imagine. The world has changed a lot […]

Death of the Internal Combustion Engine?

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I see no reason to run out and sell your beloved Harley or Indian just yet I chuckled the first time I saw a T-shirt proclaiming “Harley-Davidson, turning gas into noise since 1903!” Life sure has changed over the years. While excessive motorcycle exhaust noise can still be an […]

American Iron Magazines Expand & Staff Up

“The American Iron products are as solid as the name implies.”

Massive Motorcycle Magazines Changes

We ask that you support any and all motorcycle magazines. In an era of fake news, these professional magazines serve an important role to keep enthusiasts informed and educated, and to help kep the industry moving forward.

Spring Prep: Top 10 Checks to Get Your Bike Ready to Ride

At this point in our riding careers, we have a pretty good handle on the necessary precautions and checks and yet, every so often we’ll have one of those infamous “oh $#!#” moments. Sometimes it can happen in the garage or driveway, other times it can happen out on the road. Those moments suck, so […]

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Mark Potter’s Man Cave

This edition of My Garage appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of American Iron Garage. Back issues of  American Iron Magazine and American Iron Garage are available at Greaserag.com. Kick back and relax, and please try not to drag your jaw on the floor. Welcome to Mark Potter’s home garage, something more of a gearhead […]