Party With Us In Daytona!

We’re throwing a party within the party to celebrate the launch of a new sister magazine: American Iron Motorcycle Bagger. So in this case, BYOB means Bring Your Own Bagger. We’ll be at the Broken Spoke Saloon in Daytona, Florida, for the Motorcycle Bagger Launch Party & Bike Show on Friday, March 11, starting at […]

2011 Road King Classic Harley Magazine Review

I never pass up the chance to ride a Road King, no matter what the version. The King is, hands down, my favorite Harley-Davidson. If I could only have one bike in my garage, it would have to be a Road King. Want to cruise around town? The King, since there are no fairings up […]

2011 Sportster 883L SuperLow Motorcycle Review

When I heard of the new Sportster 883L SuperLow, I envisioned a ground-hugging, peg-scraping Sportster, very different from the 883 and 1200 Low already available. Turns out the SuperLow isn’t that much lower in actual seat height. But because of a complete overhaul by Motor Company engineers in steering geometry, wheel and tire sizes, and […]

2011 Saxon Reaper Motorcycle Magazine Review

As I’ve written in my column, to have the best of both worlds everyone should own a bagger and a hot rod. The bagger is like a wife, designed to go for long distance rides in comfort. The hot rod is like a mistress, just the ticket for a few hours of adventure. And while […]

TECHLINE Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Transmissions

Part III: Shifter springs, shifter forks & other shifty things – by Donny Petersen This month in American Iron Harley magazine we continue with an excerpt from Chapter IX of Donny’s Unauthorized Technical Guide to Harley-Davidson 1936-Present, Volume III.  (Some content has been altered to fit AIM’s style and format.) The five-speed transmission shifter shaft […]

MOTORCYCLE NEWS Harley Factory In India?

According to a recent article in a local newspaper in Indian, Harley has abandoned the concept of am assembly plant in Indian for it’s made in America motorcycle parts and is shifting gears to create entire factories there. Here is the article from the Indian newspaper The Financial Express.

2011 Victory Hammer S Harley Threat?

In 1949, Pete Seeger and Lee Hays penned one of my favorite folk songs, If I Had a Hammer. You know the one I’m talking about, right? The Hammer Song, as it became known, was written in support of the progressive movement of the times. Well, it turns out that song wasn’t all that popular […]

Moto Giro USA Motorcycle Event Registration

The dates and applications for the first Moto Giro USA event have been announced for April 29, 30 and May 1, 2011. The USCRA (United States Classic Race Association) event, is sponsored by American Iron Magazine and RoadBike magazine, will be held in the Berkshire Mountiains of Massachusette and New York with the headquarters at Jiminy Peak.

Erik Buell At Daytona Motorcycle Hall of Fame Breakfast

The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum is pleased to announce that motorcycle manufacturer Erik Buell will be the featured guest at its annual Breakfast at Daytona fundraiser, set for the Friday of Bike Week, March 11, at an all-new location inside the Daytona 500 Club in the infield of Daytona International Speedway. Buell, a Hall […]

Harley-Davidson 2011 CVO Street Glide

Thanks to the mainstream media, I am reminded daily that the world economy is down and most of us are experiencing some sort of hardship. That said, regardless of the economic climate we’re in, aren’t we all still entitled to feel good about ourselves and have some fun in life? News flash: motorcycling is a […]