DIY Bolt-on Harley Sportster Upgrades

We all love to personalize or upgrade our rides, no matter if it’s new or used. There is a never-ending list of great accessories for each model and year Harley-Davidson. So, we have partnered up with our friends at Dennis Kirk to share some of their favorite bolt-on parts, as well as some of ours. […]

Give the Gift

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor Helping someone relive a fond old memory is priceless Once again, I have been afflicted with writer’s block. So, I turned to my staff for inspiration and Art Director Tricia said, “Why don’t you write about gift giving for the holidays? We have that huge Holiday Widgets section starting […]

New Riders and Win a New Bobber

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher A growing number of younger riders wrenching, repairing, and riding motorcycles I see a new wave of riders on the horizon. And that’s good news for the industry. A few years ago, most people we saw with or on motorcycles were over 40 years old. That wasn’t good news […]

Cast Pewter and Chains

Drive Chain Wallet Chain Available in your choice of black or chrome, these chains can be used for all sorts of ways from securing your wallet or keys to, well, we’ll leave that up to your imagination. They are well-made, look great, and are just cool. Key ring on one end and sturdy chrome swivel […]

The Ultimate Indian Challenger Test Ride

As you probably heard, Indian Motorcycle recently disrupted the motorcycle industry with the announcement of its all-new Challenger – a class-leading, liquid-cooled, fixed-fairing American bagger. Now test ride demos are all well and good. But you’re not going to get a sense of what a bike like the Challenger can do – a bike made […]

Pewter Frames and other Great Holiday Gifts

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Friendly Sharks

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor …your riding style changes and you apply the throttle ever so gently when the fuel gage reads LOW… Motorcycle trade shows are fun! I’ve been attending them since even before starting here at American Iron some 15 years ago. Back then, there were several during the year: The Cinci […]

In Praise of Used Motorcycles

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher This project is for everyone who enjoys riding but can’t buy a new bike Starting with our last issue, I have been sharing my experience of buying a well-used Harley bagger on the internet some 1,500 miles away from me. I called the experience The Beer Budget Bagger Tour, […]

Harley’s Adventure and Streetfighter Models Debut with All-New Revolution Max Engines

Displayed for the first time publicly at EICMA in Milan, Harley-Davidson® is showcasing two all-new middleweight motorcycles, including the release of information surrounding the latest signature Harley-Davidson® V-Twin engine – the Revolution® Max. The powerful all-new 60-degree V-Twin has been designed for a new range of Harley-Davidson motorcycles in two different guises – 1250cc in […]

The Revenge of Monty Hall

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor Gears, Speed, Metal, and Oxidation You can usually tell when I’m writing an Editor’s Column appealing to a segment of readership “of a certain age.” Those columns would probably begin with the words: Back in the day… I had toyed with the idea of starting this column that way, […]