Winter Love? Motorcycle Maintenance And Seasonal Bike Prep

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Yeah, you know she’s a looker. and wherever you go with her, she turns heads. Do I need to remind you never to take her for granted? She has real needs, and if you don’t meet those needs, there is a good chance she’ll have to go to someone […]

Harley News; Official Motorcycle of Sturgis & Harley Main Street Plaza

Harley-Davidson and the City of Sturgis, S.D., are setting their sights on the future – far into the future. In the spirit of this year’s 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the company and city officials are finalizing an agreement covering the next 75 years making Harley-Davidson the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. “Harley-Davidson riders have attended the […]

New Bike Review – 2014 H-D FXDC Super Glide Custom

One of The Motor Company’s longest-standing models By Dain Gingerelli, photos by Riles & Nelson   So there I was, thinking, “The Super Glide has been a member of the Harley family for quite some time now.” Let’s switch now from my deep, mind-blowing, metaphysical thought process to facts: it was back in 1971 when Willie […]

Harley-Davidson, UFC Hometown Throwdown III

Harley-Davidson has teamed up with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for a contest that’s running through December 31. Designated the Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown III, the winner will not only play honorary host to both Harley-Davidson and UFC in his hometown but will be the grand marshal of a motorcycle parade through his stomping ground. This ride will […]

2015 H-D Road Glide Special – Preview

On The Road Again By Dain Gingerelli, photos by Pam Proctor   The collective sigh of relief emanating from South Dakota’s Black Hills last August was justified. The occasion marked the return of the Road Glide to Harley-Davidson’s lineup, and fans of the shark-nosed model were delighted to see the 2015 version rolling through the […]

Classic 1945 Harley-Davidson 45″ Flathead

1945 Harley-Davidson 45″ Flathead By Jim Babchak, photos by Don Kates   Harley-Davidson’s 45″ flatheads are one of the great mainstays of any antique motorcycle gathering, on any given weekend, in any part of our great country. That’s because these indestructible, rugged, and reliable motorcycles were made in great numbers, were easy to maintain, ran […]

Garage-Girls Ultimate Makeover Contest Winner

Congrats to Chris Gibbany for winning the Garage-Girls’ 2014 Ultimate Biker Makeover contest! Chris competed for the grand prize along with 84 other contestants by writing a 600-word essay describing why she needs a Garage-Girls Ultimate Biker Makeover. In Chris’ winning entry, she emphasized the various ways she has been “hunkering down” in life, a […]

More American-Made Motorcycles Hitting The Market

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Halloween is right around the corner, but looking at the latest issue of American Iron Magazine, I don’t feel we have a trick or treat deal going on. I can’t think of any specific trick in the motorcycle world, but lots of treats. Let’s start with the growing assortment […]

Harley-Davidson Pink Label Program Expands Fight Against Breast Cancer

Pink is more than a color to Harley-Davidson and its family of riders, dealers and enthusiasts. It’s an ongoing pledge to those affected by breast cancer that nobody rides alone, on the road or through life. With the momentum of having raised more than $1.3 million since its inception in 2010, the Harley-Davidson Pink Label […]

Leatherworks Saddlebags for Softail Slim

Leatherworks has saddlebags and mounting brackets for the Softail Slim. Installation does not require you to relocate the stock license plate and turn signals. A permanent mount, the bags come in various options with three choices that are stocker pipe friendly and five that work with lowered pipes. All of the bag models can be […]