Summer Motorcycle Travel Tips

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I often see three dangerous patterns when cars interact with a long line of bikes. One scenario is when a car driver wants to get onto a four-lane highway. Though the driver should wait until the bikes have passed, he rarely does. What usually happens is the driver tries to blend into a small gap […]

Winter Motorcycle Projects

“I built it with my dad” it’s cold during the winter where I live, which makes it the perfect time for a ground-up bike project! This year I’m building a 45″ flathead-powered bobber with my youngest daughter. My first chop (back in 1971!) was a handshift 45 flathead. And while this engine is as dependable […]

Indian, Victory & Big Dog Motorcycles

By now, you’ve probably heard that Minnesota’s Polaris Industries, the builder of Victory Motorcycles, has bought the newest incarnation (launched in 2006) of Indian Motorcycle from Stellican Limited and Novator Partners LLP, which are both UK private equity firms. Indian Motorcycle has been manufacturing in North Carolina, but, according to the conference call regarding the […]

Harley Engine Experts, To Rebuild Or Upgrade A Vintage Engine

When I’m looking to rebuild and/or upgrade a vintage engine — namely a Shovel, Pan, Knuckle, Ironhead Sportster, or flathead — I go to a shop that’s expert at that type of motor. And though I’ve rebuilt many of these engines when I had my shop back in the day, I want someone with more […]

More Harley Changes To American Iron Magazine

As I reported last month, in response to the almost 1,000 reader surveys, letters, and e-mails we’ve received, we’re making some changes to American Iron Magazine. This time around, I want to let you know about two new features that start with this issue, as well as bid farewell to a columnist who has been […]

American Iron Magazine Product Showcase – Cycle Sounds

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Murdoc grabbed some product information at the V-Twin Expo 2011 from Cycle Sounds. You can see all of our daily updates, videos, news, and reviews on http://www.aimag.com. You can also visit our other publications – motorcyclebagger.com, roadbikemag.com, caimag.com Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin […]

Harley Video Section Coming to AIMAG.COM

American Iron Magazine just returned from a very successful V-Twin Expo, and we’re excited to be launching a new stream of videos featuring some cool things seen throughout the year from shows like the V-Twin Expo, Daytona, Sturgis, and many many more! Every week with AIMAG.com, MotorcycleBagger.com, and RoadBikeMag.com you can find great new content to […]

Ride To Work Day Shots

Ride to Work Day Shots from Around the World! Here’s the AIM CREW American Iron Readers Photos Got a shot to post? Post it on our Facebook Page, Twitter Page, or Email it in and check out Ride To Work Day Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up […]

Chris Maida Picks Official DBW 2011 Bike

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American Iron Magazine has selected Brass Balls Bobbers & Choppers’ 69 Chopper is the Official Bike Week Motorcycle for 2011 . Each year for the last 16 years, the Daytona Beach Community Foundation holds a drawing for the Official Bike Week Motorcycle. Fifty dollars ($50) enters you into the drawing. Since there are only 4500 tickets […]

Harley Magazine Review Sabertooth V-8 Motorcycle

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Like to blend in with the masses? Are you the type that shuns attention? Then don’t buy this bike! As I told you in my coverage of the Virginia Beach Bike Classic and Myrtle Beach last year, I blasted down the East Coast to both events on this Ford V-8-powered beastie. I had so much […]