American Flat Track Heads to England July 12-15

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 13, 2018) – The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, a 4-day-long celebration of motorsports history, design and technical achievement, and perhaps the most glamorous and anticipated motoring event of the year, is less than a month away – and American Flat Track will be there, showcasing some of its amazing riders […]

Indian Motorcycle Announces Sponsorship of Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Ride

Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, today announced its support and sponsorship of the fourth annual Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis. The veteran operated non-profit organization uses “motorcycle therapy” to help fellow veterans adjust to post-war life. Many of the veterans joining the Veterans Charity Ride for the first time are amputees, paraplegics, or suffer […]

Russ Brown Blog: Jared Mees Continues Winning Streak

Johnny Kilmore has the full wrap up on the Sacramento Mile over at the Russ Brown Blog. He recaps the professional races, yes, but also delves into the history of the Sacramento Mile and dishes on the invitational races that included pre-war handshifters and post-war Harleys. Here’s an excerpt on Mees’ utter dominance on the […]

Indian & Carey Hart Bring V-Twin Armed Forces Day to Garrison Stuttgart

Indian Motorcycle Takes Hart’s “Good Ride” Fund-Raising Platform Overseas as Part of Iconic American Brand’s Broader Efforts to Support Active U.S. Military & Veterans Indian Motorcycle and freestyle motocross icon Carey Hart have partnered to take Hart’s Good Ride fund-raising platform overseas to active soldiers based at US Army Garrison (USAG) Stuttgart in Germany. On […]

Travis Pastrana Will Jump An Indian Scout FTR750 Over Caesar’s Palace Fountain

The all-around wild man will attempt the Caesar’s Palace jump that left Evel Knievel with 40 broken bones and in a coma for 30 days. Nitro Circus and Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, announced today that Travis Pastrana will be jumping an Indian Scout FTR750 when he looks to pay tribute to Evel Knievel, […]

Indian Flat Track Rider Bryan Smith Injured in Texas Motor Speedway Crash

Indian Motorcycle Racing Wrecking Crew Rider Bryan Smith suffered a broken left fibula during a multi-rider crash in Semi 1 at the Texas Half Mile on Saturday, April 28. The 2016 Grand National Champion will miss the Calistoga Half-Mile and the Arizona Mile. Following those races, Smith will reevaluate his health and determine his ability […]

Indian Unveils New 2018 Chieftain Elite

Indian Motorcycle announced its new ultra-premium bagger, the 2018 Chieftain Elite. This limited-edition bagger pairs custom-inspired paint that’s completed by hand with top-of-the-line amenities for the rider who demands the best of the best. Indian meticulously thought through the design to ensure every line, texture, and material complemented the contours of this aggressive platform. The […]

2018 Harley-Davidson & Indian Buyer’s Guide: Cruisers

2018 Harley-Davidson Cruiser Lineup 2018 Harley Breakout/Breakout 114 Specs Lengths: 93.3″/ wheelbase: 67″ Seat height: 25.6″ Lean angle (R/L): 26.8/26.8 Weight Running: 672 lbs. Engine: Milwaukee-Eight 107/114 Torque (Base): 109 ft-lbs., (114) 119 ft-lbs. Bore/stroke (Base): 3.937″/4.375″, (114) 4″/4.5″ Compression (Base): 10:1, (114) 10.5:1 Fuel system/capacity: EFI/ 3.5 gal. Exhaust: 2-into-2 exhaust Transmission: Six-speed Cruise […]

2018 Indian Scout Bobber Preview

When Indian announced that it would hold its press ride for the brand-new Indian Scout Bobber back in July, we figured who better to send but a young writer whose own Indian Scout won the Garage Girls Contest last year and who has traversed the great open roads of America on Indian’s premier offering for […]

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic – Long Term American Iron Magazine Project

We at American Iron Magazine take our jobs seriously, and part of that responsibility is to ride lots of new motorcycles to share our observations with our readers. Tough job, right? We test as many new bikes as possible, knowing our readers can’t always get the opportunity. While we try to cover at least 1,000 […]