Year End & A New One

SHIFTING GEARS by Buzz Kanter

SHIFTING GEARS by Buzz Kanter, publisher   This is our last issue of 2013, so I figure it’s a good time to look back and announce a couple of items for the motorcycle industry going forward. Looking back, I feel 2013 was a pretty exciting year. Harley-Davidson celebrated its 110th year in grand fashion with […]

American Iron Video: 2013 Harley Honor Ride

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Here’s a great video documenting the 2013 American Iron Honor Ride to Milwaukee for Harley’s 110th anniversary.

American Iron Video: 1948 Harley Panhead First Start In Years

Buzz Kanter is prepping his 1948 Panhead to lead the vintage section of American Iron Magazine’s Honor Ride sponsored by GEICO. Buzz spent weeks working on the old Pan and decided to videotape it’s first start in well over 4 years. The results are pretty smokey but darn impressive. Join the AIM crew on this […]

Ride With American Iron Magazine; Honor Ride for Harleys 110th

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It should be no news flash that harley-davidson is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year or that The Motor Company is throwing itself a birthday party in its hometown of Milwaukee over Labor Day Weekend. While the details of Harley’s celebration are still being finalized, we’re ready to join the party. The official festivities start […]

Wrench, Ride, Repeat Motorcycle T-shirt

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Grease Rag has added another T-shirt to its Wrench, Ride, Repeat (WRR) series that promotes the lifestyle of American Iron’s readers: customizing and cruising the roads. The front of this 100 percent, preshrunk cotton shirt includes the WRR flying shield design in the upper left corner while the back features the words American Iron below […]

2013 Super Glide Custom New Bike Review

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When I pulled up to my father’s house and showed him the 2013 FXDC Super Glide Custom with its 110th Anniversary trim, he immediately fell in love with it. It’s got chrome in all the right places; the gas tank, seat, and fender flow perfectly into each other, and those laced wheels tie the whole […]

May 2013 Motorcycle Kickstart Classic Wrap-Up

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The May 2013 Kickstart Classic was a great success and lots of fun. We want to thank our sponsors – Spectro Oils, GEICO Insurance, Wheels Through Time, and Wrench Ride Repeat, as well as all the Harley dealers who welcomed and fed us along the way. The ride from Charleston, SC to St. Augustine, FL […]

HARLEY CELEBRATES 110th ANNIVERSARY IN DAYTONA, PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN IRON MAGAZINE

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.

2013 FLSTFB Fat Boy Lo Harley Motorcycle Review

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As i told you last month in my dyna Street Bob review, Harley-Davidson did the press launch of its new models a bit differently last year. Instead of having the event before Sturgis, H-D did it right after and took us on a spectacular, three-day ride through the Cascade Mountains and into Canada to test […]

2013 Harley Dyna Street Bob, A Nightster On Steroids

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Harley-davidson did things a bit differently this year. Instead of having the press launch of its new models before Sturgis, H-D did it right after. Sturgis was over on August 11, and I was flying out to the launch on August 12. My destination was Seattle, where I joined a number of other journalists and […]