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TAKING AIM by Chris Maida, Editor

TAKING AIM, by Chris Maida, Editor Though I’ve had a Facebook page for a couple of years, I haven’t been there with any regularity. What I have been putting up, on those rare occasions, are photos from some of my motorcycle adventures that have also been featured as tours in American Iron. And while I’m still […]

#1 Reader Question

TAKING AIM by Chris Maida, Editor

TAKING AIM, by Chris Maida, Editor The one question i get most often from our readers is, “Do I have to use a fuel tuner if I install a new air cleaner or exhaust system?” If you have a pre- 2007 EFI machine, one that does not have oxygen (O2) sensors in the exhaust system, […]

Old Motorcycle Parts & Projects

SHIFTING GEARS by Buzz Kanter

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Junk or treasure? I guess it all depends on how you view it. For each of us, our view is defined by our personal perspectives and experiences. I unsuccessfully try to fight my deeply engrained tendency to accumulate stuff I find interesting. Some call it obsessive hoarding, I prefer to […]

Happy 25th Birthday To Us & You Can Win Prizes

SHIFTING GEARS by Buzz Kanter

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, publisher Time flies when you’re having fun, and I can’t think of many things that are more fun than riding, writing, or wrenching motorcycles. Hard to believe it was 25 years ago that a brave new concept for a family-friendly Harley magazine came into focus. The first issue of American […]

Time of the Season

TAKING AIM by Chris Maida, Editor

TAKING AIM, by Chris Maida, editor As I write this, it’s about two weeks before Thanksgiving, and, as per many of the suggestions and tips given in last’s issue’s Storage Strategies by John Frank, I’m preparing my bikes for a hopefully not-too-long winter’s nap. Whether it’s due to global warming or just the constantly changing […]

Year End & A New One

SHIFTING GEARS by Buzz Kanter

SHIFTING GEARS by Buzz Kanter, publisher   This is our last issue of 2013, so I figure it’s a good time to look back and announce a couple of items for the motorcycle industry going forward. Looking back, I feel 2013 was a pretty exciting year. Harley-Davidson celebrated its 110th year in grand fashion with […]

Mustang’s Seat Custom Program: Win Free 1 Year Subscription

Mustang is now offering custom seats that you can make yourself on their web site from their selection of different stitch patterns, inlay panels, and thread colors. To create your seat, first pick a stitch pattern: Plain, Tuck And Roll, or Diamond. Then chose from their variety of color options. During the custom process, you can also view your seat in better quality […]

Mustang’s Seat Custom Program: Win Free 1 Year Subscription

Custom-Seat-Landing

Mustang is now offering custom seats that you can make yourself on their web site from their selection of different stitch patterns, inlay panels, and thread colors. To create your seat, first pick a stitch pattern: Plain, Tuck And Roll, or Diamond. Then chose from their variety of color options. During the custom process, you can also view your seat in better quality […]

Indian Motorcycle Tribute: The Spirit of Munro a Thunder Stroke 111 Powered Streamliner

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Burt Munro made history by setting a land speed record on the world’s fastest Indian, a 1920 Indian Scout. To salute his passion for performance, Indian Motorcycles created The Spirit of Munro, a tribute streamliner powered by the new Thunder Stroke 111. Watch The Spirit of Munro turn back the clock and speed into the […]

American Iron Video: 1948 Harley Panhead First Start In Years

Buzz Kanter is prepping his 1948 Panhead to lead the vintage section of American Iron Magazine’s Honor Ride sponsored by GEICO. Buzz spent weeks working on the old Pan and decided to videotape it’s first start in well over 4 years. The results are pretty smokey but darn impressive. Join the AIM crew on this […]