Compression Ratios III

TAKING AIM by Chris Maida, Editor

TAKING AIM, by Chris Maida, Editor Moderately boosting the compression, like going from 9:1 to 10:1 or 10.25:1, shouldn’t run you afoul of engine knock in a big way. However, a high-compression engine can be unforgiving and difficult to tune, especially a Twin Cam, if you go past 10.5:1. Even stock H-D engines have bouts […]

Motorcycle Magazines — Still Cheaper Than A Latte

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I’m often asked how we decide which articles to publish in this magazine. Non-riders I talk with are amazed that there are enough motorcycle topics for us to fill a magazine this size every four weeks (we publish 13 issues of American Iron Magazine a year) without running out […]

Compression Ratios I

TAKING AIM, by Chris Maida, Editor Have you ever been in a pack of bikes and heard one that had an exhaust note that crackled with power when the rider blipped the throttle? That, my friend, is the sound of a high-compression engine! And though some try to imitate it with real short drag pipes […]

Sturgis History & Our Plans

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher The annual black hills classic, otherwise known to most riders simply as Sturgis, is right down the road. And this year’s event looks like it’s going to be off the charts. Billed as one of the largest motorcycle events in the world, Sturgis certainly is one of my personal […]

New Bike Review – 2015 H-D Dyna Low Rider

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2015 H-D Dyna Low Rider Versatility of a Swiss Army knife text and photography by Dain Gingerelli Here’s a recap of my workweek: after meddling with various tasks in my office Monday morning, I snuck out on the FXDL Dyna Low Rider for lunch at the big-box store, otherwise known as Costco. I’m an easy […]

Editor’s Choice Bike Show At Daytona

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Are you going to Daytona Bike Week this year? Well, if you are, you can meet the editors of American Iron Magazine and even win Editor’s Choice at the 2015 Editor’s Choice Bike Show brought to you by J&P Cycles. The Editor’s Choice will take place at the Broken Spoke Saloon on Tuesday, March 10, with […]

New DISCOVERY CHANNEL show #BIKERLIVE Featuring Raw Iron Choppers

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Raw Iron Choppers will be on a new DISCOVERY CHANNEL show called #BIKERLIVE next Monday June 2nd at 10pm/9pm central for the Rust belt episode. (show has changed times, so keep a look out with any DVR or TV guide scheduling in case it changes back to 9pm eastern) How it all started: Earlier this […]

HARLEY EXCLUSIVE! First Ride Harley Street 750

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American Iron Magazine was given an exclusive sneak preview of Harley-Davidson’s new Street 750 last week, and our first ride on this international model, which is also available in the US, was rather revealing. First, we should point out that our ride was aboard a special preproduction model, so developmental changes are still in the […]

Harley Magazine News: American Iron Magazine Celebrates 25th Anniversary in 2014

All of us at American Iron Magazine want to thank our readers and advertisers for keeping us the best selling Harley magazine in the world and for supporting us for 25 years in March 2014. We will soon be announcing the details, but American Iron Magazine will be announcing a terrific 25th anniversary sweepstakes program […]

American Iron Video: 2013 Harley Honor Ride

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Here’s a great video documenting the 2013 American Iron Honor Ride to Milwaukee for Harley’s 110th anniversary. 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 […]