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 […]

The new Harley Screamin’ Eagle hydraulic cam chain

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The new Screamin’ Eagle hydraulic cam chain tensioner and high-flow oil pump upgrade kit (#25284-11/$499.95) from Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories updates the cam chain tensioner of a Twin Cam 88 engine to the latest hydraulic design features on Twin Cam 96 and 103 engines. The hydraulic cam chain tensioner is significantly more durable than the […]

Harley recalls more than 300,000 motorcycles

Harley-Davidson Inc. is recalling about 308,000 motorcycles to fix a switch problem that can cause failure of the brake lights and possibly even the rear brakes themselves. The company said in documents filed last week with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that brake light switches can be exposed to too much heat from the […]

Problem Child, Custom 2002 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

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Have you ever known somebody who always seemed to be down on his luck, some-one who lives under a perpetual gray cloud? When I was in high school, we had a guy like that. If he didn’t have bad luck, he’d have no luck at all. Fittingly, we nicknamed him Chief Gray Cloud. Another friend […]