Garage Season And Daytona Madness

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Is it just me, or is february the most challenging month for most motorcycle riders? Daytona Bike Week is still a month away. By now most of us Northerners have parked our bikes for the winter, and we’re itching to get back on the road. I know I am. […]

American Iron Magazine 5 Simple Ways To Improve Your Harley, Indian or Victory Today

Here are 5 simple things from the team at American Iron Magazine you can do today to your Harley, Indian or Victory motorcycle to make it better.

Save Money And Have A Chance To Win A Harley

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher American Iron Magazine is committed to publishing 13 big issues again this year Many magazines these days are jacking up their prices while cutting back on their product. We’re holding at 13 issues a year, publishing big, informative magazines, and reducing your costs. We all want to see motorcycling […]

Goodbye, Old Friend

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I had no idea what it would lead to when, in 1974 and against my parents’ wishes, I bought my first motorcycle. As a broke college kid, I sold that bike a year later to help pay for a slightly newer and bigger one. That transaction led to buying […]

Indian Motorcycles, Roland Sands & Super Hooligan Racing

Five Roland Sands custom Indian Scout Hooligan bikes will compete in the race piloted by Roland Sands, Red Bull stunt rider Aaron Colton and special guest riders  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, announced it has stepped up as the title sponsor for the upcoming “RSD Super Hooligan” flat track race in […]

Motorcycle Magazines — Still Cheaper Than A Latte

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I’m often asked how we decide which articles to publish in this magazine. Non-riders I talk with are amazed that there are enough motorcycle topics for us to fill a magazine this size every four weeks (we publish 13 issues of American Iron Magazine a year) without running out […]

AIM Winner Receives ’15 Indian Chief Vintage At Sturgis

Where did the time go? I was only 4 years old when Buzz Kanter bought the American Iron Magazine title in 1991. And while I’ve learned how to walk and, debatably, talk since then, AIM has gone from being published in a spare bedroom in the Kanter household, to the number-one selling Harley mag in the world, […]

Sturgis History & Our Plans

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher The annual black hills classic, otherwise known to most riders simply as Sturgis, is right down the road. And this year’s event looks like it’s going to be off the charts. Billed as one of the largest motorcycle events in the world, Sturgis certainly is one of my personal […]

New Model Preview – 2016 Victory Magnum X-1

2016 Victory Magnum X-1 Ingredients for a sound performance text by Dain Gingerelli photograph courtesy of Victory Motorcycles With all the noise that came from Polaris Industries’ Indian camp this past year or so, it was only a matter of time before the other motorcycle company from Minnesota broke its silence. And when Victory Motor­cycles […]

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 […]