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 […]
Indian Motorcycle, the original American motorcycle company, recently announced its power-packed schedule of events for Daytona Bike Week 2013, which takes place March 9-16, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Harley-Davidson has partnered with American Iron Magazine and Motorcycle Bagger to host the Ride-In Custom Bike Show on Beach Street Wednesday, March 13. Registration is 9 a.m. to noon with a $10 MDA donation. Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded at 4 p.m. in 11 classes with five Editors’ Pick winners to be featured in American Iron Magazine or Motorcycle Bagger magazines.
Bring your bike and friends to the H-D Ride-In Custom Bike Show presented by American Iron Magazine. This magazine (along with Motorcycle Bagger and RoadBike) is owned and published by TAM Communications. If you think that sounds like a big fancy corporation run out of impersonal offices in an ivory tower, you’d be wrong. My […]
Last year American Iron Magazine and Motorcycle Bagger created a ride-in custom and classic Harley motorcycle show in Daytona Beach during Bike Week. It was a lot of fun and drew a good number of wonderful custom and classic Harleys, several of which were photographed and featured in the magazines.
By the time I get back from Daytona Bike Week I will have been traveling for 25 out of 38 days with three days off! In fact, I’m writing this while sitting in yet another hotel room. My latest series of road trips started on February 4 with a four-day jaunt to the V-Twin Expo […]
A former Wisconsin state senator and champion for that state’s “Rider’s Choice” helmet law was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Sunday in Florida at the end of Daytona Beach Bike Week.
Every year I have seen a greater number of Harley baggers come to Daytona Beach for Bike Week and this year there are more than ever. I am seeing fewer choppers with fat rear tires and long forks. They are just fading off the scene as the Harley baggers continue to grow in popularity here.
I got pretty much every year to the Daytona Beach Bike Week to cover the activities for American Iron Magazine and the Harley enthusiasts who can’t attend. Yet when it comes time to pack my stuff it is odd to be in freezing New England trying to figure out what to bring to sunny and warm Florida.