Motorcyclists Help Fight Against More Ethanol in Our Gastanks

We at American Iron Magazine fully support the AMA’s effort to cut back or remove all ethanol from our gas supplies. Nearly 8,000 individuals have joined the American Motorcyclist Association to oppose the spread of higher-ethanol blended fuels across the country, the motorcyclist advocacy organization announced. The AMA is asking for signatures to its online […]

Motorcycle News: EPA Admits Ethanol Damages Engines

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines (including motorcycles) by increasing exhaust temperatures and indirectly causing component failures.

Time of the Season

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 […]

American Iron Magazine Supports New Anti-Ethanol Facebook Page

We at American Iron Magazine are very concerned about the unwelcomed effects of the ethanol blended gasoline in our motorcycles, cars, trucks, boats and even lawn mowers. The US government has mandated an increasing percentage of ethanol in our gasoline, which we feel is a foolish decision.