A Harley Adventure Bike? Meet the Stealth 750

While most custom builders have chosen the café or street tracker route for Harley-Davidson’s Street 750, Richy Wilson opted for an alternate route. “Harley-Davidson corporate wanted us to build a 750 Street custom (for a dealership build-off) to be displayed at the Bangkok International Motor Show. So after looking at all the 750 Street customs […]

Riding Victory and Flipping ‘Cakes for Clack

I remember the day like it was yesterday. We sat around a scorching hot griddle, a band of hungry motojournalists huddled like boy scouts around a campfire making S’mores. We poured buckwheat batter onto the sizzling surface, sprinkled in bananas and blueberries, flipped pancakes on our plates and feasted like kings. We shared in the […]

Rat’s Hole Bike Show Results Bike Week 2016

For the past 44 years, the Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show has established itself as the preeminent show at Daytona Beach. It is tradition, the brainchild of the colorful figure affectionately known as “Big Daddy Rat,” Karl Smith. Today Ted Smith, son of Karl, continues to carry the torch lit by his larger-than-life father, Ted […]

Knights at the Roundtable: Allstate’s Bike Week Moto Masters

We were a motley crew. A spunky South Dakotan girl in knee-high boots and flared vintage riding pants standing next to a tie-dye shirt and Chuck Taylor wearing long-haired Texan. There was the steely-eyed Northern Californian with movie star looks, thick arms and a hat sitting backwards on his head chatting with an ultra-hip SoCal […]

Cop Maces Innocent Bikers! Video Creating a Stir

A video reportedly showing a Fort Worth police officer spraying a group of motorcyclists riding by on the highway is creating quite a stir. The video, posted by East Texas Heat Productions, appears to show the officer get out of his car and shoot a spray into oncoming bikers who duck and swerve to avoid […]

2016 Daytona Beach Bike Week Review

Motorcycle Rally Review:  It blew into town like a Category 5 storm, a whirlwind of bikers a half-million strong, the 75th anniversary of Daytona Beach Bike Week attracting “bigger crowds than they’ve had in years” according to merchants and local officials in a Daytona Beach News-Journal report. American Iron (AIM) editors rolled into town before […]