The Future of Motorcycling

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Over the years, the designers and managers in Harley’s PDC have had thick skin What does the future look like for motorcycling? The decision makers and corporate strategists at Harley-Davidson and Indian want—make that need—to know. I can only assume that both companies’ counterparts at Honda, KTM, and Triumph […]

Sons of Speed Antique Motorcycle Races to Expand In 2018

Check out this very short video, below, to give you some idea of the power, speed and fun these nearly 100 year old antique racers produce. And this was just practice!

Third Sons Of Speed’s Race Thrills During Daytona Biketoberfest

Familiar Face Takes Checkered Flag Billy Lane’s thrilling Sons of Speed boardtrack motorcycle race had its third running on Saturday, October 21, during the 25th Chrome Anniversary of Daytona Beach Biketoberfest. The race featured 14 daredevil motorcycle racers who took to the half-mile banked track at New Smyrna Speedway in Daytona Beach. Top honors went […]

One That Got Away

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher It all started with a phone call from “Cousin Gerard,” who is not my cousin I’ve seldom met a classic motorcycle I didn’t like. And that goes double for antique American race bikes. No matter how many old Harleys or Indians I might have—my garage seems to be a […]

Sons Of Speed Back at New Smyrna Speedway for 3rd Race During Daytona Biketoberfest

Inaugural Old Speed Show Debuts as Well Billy Lane’s thrilling Sons of Speed boardtrack motorcycle race is back for a third running during the 25th Chrome Anniversary of Daytona Beach Biketoberfest. On Saturday, October 21, at 3:15 p.m., thirteen daredevil motorcycle racers will take to the banked track at New Smyrna Speedway in Daytona Beach. […]

Sons of Speed Antique Motorcycle Boardtrack Race Video

Welcome to boardtrack racing and Billy Lane’s Sons of Speed!

American Iron Presents Old Speed Show! Motorcycles & Racers At Biketoberfest

Biketoberfest is celebrating its 25th anniversary in and around Daytona Beach, Florida, the third weekend of October. One of the new events is a free show for competition motorcycles of all ages and styles called the Old Speed Show. In addition to all makes, models, years and styles of competition motorcycles and three wheelers, Old […]

Buzz Gotta Brand-New Bag(ger)

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher The last modern bagger in my garage was a Harley Ultra, which I sold years ago As deep as my passion runs for classic Harley and Indian motorcycles, and I can assure you it is deep, I must admit that I am really enjoying the modern motorcycle currently in […]

Sons Of Speed in Sturgis for Round Two

Sons of Speed brings thrills once again, this time at the Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis.   Fresh off its inaugural race at Daytona Bike Week 2017, Sons of Speed is set for its second race. The sophomore contest will be held on Thursday, August 10, 3 pm, at The Full Throttle Saloon’s Pappy Hoel […]

Old Speed Show by Dennis Kirk @ Biketoberfest 2017 Free Motorcycle & Car Show

Held in conjunction with Billy Lane’s Sons of Speed antique motorcycle boardtrack racing at the New Smyrna Speeday, the Old Speed Show is free and open to all in the parking lot.