Shoei’s Sequel: GT-Air II

by Matt Kopec Some may argue that sequels never live up to the original. In some cases, perhaps, but never? What about Rocky II, The Empire Strikes Back, Nirvana’s Nevermind, or Led Zeppelin II. These second efforts far outshine the original. So, what gives? How many examples will it take to silence these part-two naysayers? […]

Buckle Up, Harley Lovers

Belt buckles can be a lot more than just a boring way to keep your belt cinched and your pants up. You can make a statement with a great belt buckle. So here are a few genuine Harley-Davidson belt buckles from the past. These are new old stock (NOS) buckles that were offered by Harley […]

Indian Motorcycle Partners With Veterans Charity Ride

Veteran Non-Profit Organization Uses “Motorcycle Therapy” to Rehabilitate & Support Veterans Returning from Combat Salt Lake City, Utah (July 10, 2019) – Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its continuing support and sponsorship of the fifth annual Veterans Charity Ride (VCR) to Sturgis. The veteran operated non-profit organization uses “motorcycle therapy” to help […]

Put Out the Welcome Mat—Biker Style!

Most of the reviews we do in the pages of American Iron Magazine are of riding gear or hard parts, bikes, tools,and such. So, we thought it might be a fun change to highlight something else for your garage this issue. We found and really like these motorcycle-specific garage mats. There are two designs: the […]

Denali Electronics CANsmart Motorcycle Accessories Controller

Denali Electronics has released what they claim is a ground-breaking accessories controller called the CANbus controller. This plug & play device allows connection and intelligent control of aftermarket and genuine Harley-Davidson accessories right from your bikes original switches or Denali Electronics Accessory Manager Software. Look for more about Denali and their products in an upcoming […]

Bronson Bauman Earns First AFT Premier Class Victory In Laconia

By Mikey Rush LOUDON, N.H. (June 15, 2019) – American Flat Track’s inaugural Laconia Short Trackpresented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys proved to be an intense, multi-stage affair that ultimately saw the emergence of a first-time winner in Bronson Bauman (No. 37 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750). Technically, Bauman led every lap en route to the win in the AFT […]

Battle Of The Kings Custom Bike Build Finalists

42,000 Votes Cast for People’s Choice Winners; Next Round of Judging Gets Rolling After fierce online competition, the people have spoken, casting 42,000 votes for the coolest custom motorcycles in the United States. Twenty-one U.S. custom bike builds reign as the “People’s Choice” award winners in Harley-Davidson’s Battle of the Kings competition. From April 15 […]

Zac Brown Collective and Indian Motorcycle

Indian Motorcycle and Zac Brown Collective recently joined forces to customize a one-of-a-kind Indian Chieftain Dark Horse for a great cause. The motorcycle, an emblem of American Craftsmanship, will be raffled with all proceeds benefiting Camp Southern Ground, Zac Brown’s non-profit passion project which hosts kids of all backgrounds for week-long camps. Along with the bike, the winner will also receive tickets […]

Harley-Davidson Teams With Bucks For Limited-Edition Merchandise

MILWAUKEE (May 21, 2019) – Harley-Davidson Motor Company and the Milwaukee Bucks have launched a special merchandise collaboration. Available now, the limited-edition line of adult and youth apparel will be available at: • Harley-Davidson Dealers • • Harley-Davidson Museum® • Bucks Pro Shop locations • • • /This growing collection of […]

Battle of the Kings Custom Bike Build Competition

Fans to Help Select Winning Designs by Voting Now For the first time, local trade school students partnered with Harley-Davidson® dealers for a unique, real-world training opportunity: helping build the coolest custom motorcycles in the world in the “Battle of the Kings” competition. Now, Harley-Davidson is calling on the public to help select the winner […]