Object of Desire

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher After 40 years of buying and selling motorcycles I sure have met some interesting people… Most Americans buy and ride the bikes we do because we find them fun, exciting, and they often lead to adventures. Each of us has his own idea of what’s cool — chopper, bobber, […]

Three Great American motorcycle books

If you’re like us, you appreciate and use solid motorcycle reference material. That can range from manuals to tech books to motorcycle history. We looked through the offerings currently available on Greaserag.com and strongly recommend these three motorcycle history books. American Iron columnist Cris Sommer Simmons wrote one of them, and Editor-in-Chief Buzz Kanter wrote […]

Deal or no Deal!

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor You really don’t have a clue how to market this item, do you? Perhaps you’ve been watching too many home makeover shows and are currently trying to figure out how to secure shiplap to your under-a-rock abode. But in case you didn’t know, American Iron Magazine is one of […]

Buying a New or Classic Motorcycle?

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Be realistic: Don’t even consider a $30,000 motorcycle 
if all you can afford is $12,000 I’m amazed by the number of people that I don’t even know who ask me what motorcycle they should buy. It happens all the time. When I ride my Indian Roadmaster Classic to work […]

Amazing 99 Cent Motorcycle Magazine Sale From American Iron

Harley and Indian magazines for only 99 cents each

Big Wheel Keep on Turning

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor …it was a wise-man-atop-the-mountain moment for me You know the song lyric, I’m sure, but the title of the tune is not Big Wheel. The actual title is Proud Mary, in reference to a riverboat. It was written by John Fogerty and first performed by his band Creedence Clearwater […]

Ride In Peace, Arlen Ness

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher He designed off-the-charts builds with clever names like Ness Cafe, Mach Ness, and Smooth Ness I was very aware of Arlen Ness and his many accomplishments long before we met in the early 1990s. I was honored to introduce him, quoting from Tim Remus’ excellent book about Arlen, at […]

Brewtown Rumble in Milwaukee

5th Annual Brewtown Rumble Vintage Motorcycle Show comes to Walker’s Point on Sunday, June 2. The Brewtown Rumble, a Milwaukee-based vintage motorcycle show, will be held on Sunday, June 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fuel Café (630 S. 5th St.) in the Historic Walker’s Point Neighborhood on South 5th St. from […]

2019 Motorcycle Kickstart Classic Ride Joins TN Motorcycles & Music Revival

“We have the older bikes ride up front and the newer ones in the back to pick up whatever parts fall off the older ones.”

Wheeling and Dealing

By Steven Wyman-Blackburn Have you ever read some of the funny, and oftentimes misleading, descriptions one might find while sifting through the piles of junk that is used motorcycle hunting? When asking our fans on Facebook to share all the nonsense they’ve had to deal with, one of the first responses was ironic. Mike Dencklau […]