Lucky Harley Rider & We Respond To Harley Magazine Readers

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Summer 2012 was looking to be one of my  favorites ever. I felt like the luckiest guy I knew as everything motorcycle related in my life was going from good to better for me. Early in the year, my friend Al offered me a great deal on a rare and wonderful 1929 JDH two-cam Harley. […]

H-D Calls on Fans to Unleash Their Own Personal Freedom and Independence

Motor Company Launches New Campaign on Sons of Anarchy Season Five Featuring Exclusive Video Content of SOA Cast, United by Independents and Hard Candy Custom As the global leader in fueling personal freedom, self-expression and independence, Harley-Davidson today announces the launch of a second installment in its popular Dark Custom campaign called United By Independents. […]

The Incinerator Modular Helmet With Retractable Sun Shield

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The Incinerator modular helmet with retractable sun shield (# 98253-12VM, $270) offers the convenience of a flip-up chin bar, the versatility of the one-touch, integrated, tinted sunshield, and the comfort of full front-to-back airflow venting. Available in XS-2XL sizes. Info: Harley-Davidson MotorClothes, 800/LUV-2RIDE, Harley-Davidson.com. Story as published in the September 2012 issue of American Iron […]

2012 Harley FLSTC Heritage Softail Classic Review

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Here’s a surefire way to stir up the troops at the local biker watering hole: after grabbing a handful of beer nuts and repositioning your frosty mug in front of you, casually mention to those gathered round how you think that the Heritage Softail Classic — one of the long-standing models in Harley-Davidson’s vaunted lineup […]

2012 Harley-Davidson FLS Softail Slim Motorcycle Review

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Don’t let the name fool you. The Slim is more than just a trimmed-down Softail. It’s a bike that salutes the immediate post-World War II years when motorcycling redefined itself in America. It was a wild and rollicking time, too. And, despite today’s misperception that the 1947 Hollister incident served as ground zero, the real […]

Get On The Road With Harley-Davidson Ridebook

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Highlighting passion and creativity from independent musicians, filmmakers, writers and photographers, the Harley-Davidson Ridebook is the source for authentic interactive insight into the motorcycle lifestyle. The latest Ridebook chapter is a video and essay on the Prohibition Tour curated by musician Butch Walker. Accompanied by a few friends, including Carlo Mondavi of the renowned winemaking […]

Joker Machine Billet Steering Stem Bolts

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Replace that crude hardware store hex bolt look on your Sportster with one of these billet steering stem bolts with fully CNC-machined construction. It’s available in your choice of black, clear anodized, or chrome finishes. The black or clear units are a must for Sportster Nightster owners with black triple trees. These also perfectly match […]

Our Magazine Plans & Harley Show In Daytona

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 […]

Winter Motorcycle Projects

“I built it with my dad” it’s cold during the winter where I live, which makes it the perfect time for a ground-up bike project! This year I’m building a 45″ flathead-powered bobber with my youngest daughter. My first chop (back in 1971!) was a handshift 45 flathead. And while this engine is as dependable […]

New Year With Lots of Motorcycle Events

We are proud to be presenting the all-new Ultimate Dealer Bike Show at the American V-Twin Dealer Show. Every February, motorcycle dealers, parts manufacturers, and distributors take a few days off work to meet in the heartland of America. We brave the winter cold and snow to gather at Advanstar’s annual Dealer Expo in downtown […]