Another iconic classic rock band jumps on the 2017 Chip wagon, and they are more than just alright. After five fruitful decades The Doobie Brothers have produced a bedrock of classic hits that resonate with Sturgis Buffalo Chip fans. Now, this long-time fan favorite will be bringing their powerful live performance to the venue’s Wolfman […]
Patrick Simmons, founding member of The Doobie Brothers and longtime motorcycle enthusiast, will ride coast to coast, with his wife, Cris Sommer Simmons, in the Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run 2016 in September. The duo will journey more than 3,300 miles from Atlantic City, NJ, to Carlsbad, CA, on their 1914 and 1915 Harley-Davidsons with stops […]
SHIFTING GEARS by Buzz Kanter, Publisher We at American Iron Magazine join a growing list in the motorcycle industry committed to, no, make that obsessed with, made in America. I recently posted a question on the American Iron Magazine Facebook page asking “If you ran Harley, what would be the first thing you’d change?” The […]
A long ride on very old motorcycles is the near future for Doobie Brother guitarist Pat Simmons and his wife, American Iron Magazine columnist, Cris Sommer Simmons. On the August 20 the pair will depart from the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum in Sturgis, South Dakota, and ride 1,000 miles east to the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to help Harley-Davidson celebrate its 110th anniversary.