30 Years of American Iron? How To Celebrate Year Long?

March 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the first issue of American Iron Magazine. We at the magazine are curious what you feel we can or should do to celebrate this landmark achievement? We are considering bike shows, rides and other events coast to coast in 2019. Knowing what an amazingly creative collection of readers […]

Message From Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich

Today, however, we at Harley-Davidson unfortunately find ourselves in the center of a heated political conversation about fair trade.

Simeone Museum Exhibit of Classic Indian Motorcycles

The Simeone Muesum in Philadelphia, PA will be opening a new motorcycle exhibit Saturday August 18 featuring, among other things, classic Indian motorcycles from 1901 to 1953. One of the cornerstones machines is Buzz Kanter’s 1913 Indian barnfind we have been featuring in the pages of American Iron Magazine. This show is August 18 to […]

Harley Passion and History

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher There are few brands today with as deep and interesting a history as Harley-Davidson Okay, let’s face it. Motorcycling has little to do with transportation. It’s more about our passion, right? And Harley enthusiasts are among the most deeply passionate riders. I mean, how many people feel so connected […]

Video: Surviving a Motorcycle Crash at over 360 mph

What’s to like to crash a motorcycle at 360mph? Buzz recently interviewed motorcycle Hall of Famer and pro racer Valerie Thompson to find out. Valerie recounts her 360mph crash with a smile and surprising details. Great interview and amazing rider with nerves of steal. Check it out. For more interviews and great American motorcycle videos […]

2017 Veterans Charity Ride With Indian Motorcycle

Words & Photos By Bryan Harley This would be no ordinary journey to Sturgis. The motley crew included two broad-shouldered, thick-chested double amputees squeezed on an Indian Scout with its controls moved to the handlebars. The conversion included a Rekluse auto-clutch, a hand brake on the left handlebar to activate the back binders, and a […]

Harley-Davidson Announces Three Brand-New Models and Future Plans

“More Roads to Harley-Davidson” Includes New Products in Additional Motorcycle Segments, Broader Access and Commitment to Strengthen Dealers To inspire even more people around the world to experience the exhilaration of riding a motorcycle, Harley-Davidson today shared details of its “More Roads to Harley-Davidson” growth plan through 2022. In a fast-changing world with new consumer […]

STURGIS American Iron In The Hills, Powered by Mobil 1

American Iron Magazine is partnering with Mobil 1 at Sturgis this year for fun in the Black Hills Rally. We are putting on a great bike show and giving away lots of free goodies and prizes, plus looking for great custom bikes to share with our readers. And YOU are invited! Join us at O’Reilly […]

Travis Pastrana Pays Tribute To Evel Knievel

Pastrana Exceeds Two of Knievel’s Most Famous Records and Lands Caesars Palace Fountain Jump 50 Years After Knievel’s Legendary Crash Sunday night, in front of an estimated 25,000 fans watching in-person from Las Vegas and more tuning in live on television across North America, action sports superstar Travis Pastrana celebrated Evel Knievel during the unprecedented […]

Sturgis Sons of Speed Billy Lane Boardtrack Races

The amazing antique motorcycle boardtrack race known as Sons of Speed will next occur Thursday, August 9th at the Full Throttle Saloon. Come watch antique motorcycle boardtrack racers from the teens and early nineteen-twenties go all out on a short banked dirt track. They could be hitting speeds close to 90 mph with no brakes, […]