Tarrera: Old World Metal Master in a Modern Age

At one point Tay Herrera (aka Tarrera) wanted to be a tattoo artist. Luckily, an introduction to one of his dad’s friends steered him in a different direction. “Long story short, I went and saw Angelo Bee with a hammer and chisel inlaying gold shot on a Purdy shotgun.” Bee’s work blew his mind. “What the […]

2016 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Bike Show New York Results

(Courtesy of  Jeff Najar/Biker Pros) Nick Beaulieu takes NYC by Storm and Wins FreeStyle & MOD Retro Last year Nick Beaulieu of Forever Two Wheels took 2nd in New York and 2nd in the Ultimate Builder National Championship in Chicago. This year he threw down the gauntlet and took 1st in FreeStyle and in MOD […]

Official 2017 Daytona Bike Week Build: Paul Yaffe’s Bagger Nation

If you haven’t heard by now, American Iron is once again getting the pleasure of putting together the puzzle that will be the 2017 Official Daytona Bike Week Motorcycle. This bike is being raffled off as a fund raiser conducted by the Daytona Beach Community Foundation “with proceeds going back into the management and betterment […]

2017 Harley Fat Bob First Ride Video Review

It sure looks the part. Thick black chunks of Dunlop rubber front and back, sharp-looking black machined aluminum slotted disc wheels, drag bars, burly Tommy Gun exhaust and a High Output Twin Cam 103 engine. Yup, the 2017 Harley Fat Bob looks the part. But does its get-up-and-go match its hot rod disposition? During our […]

Official 2017 Daytona Bike Week Build: Cobra Exhaust & Tuner

To say American Iron is jazzed about building the 2017 Official Bike Week Motorcycle is an understatement. It’s a great honor to ally with the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce once again to create a cool custom motorcycle that will be awarded to one lucky winner at Bike Week 2017. Our buddies at Street Stuff […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor and All That Followed

With today marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, we would be remiss not to acknowledge the catalyst for America’s entry into World War II and to not remember both the loss of life on December 7, 1941 and the following sacrifices over the subsequent four years. Many of us have a […]

Roland Sands Design Mojave Boots Review

From building ground-up customs to designing hot-selling aftermarket parts to stitching together a wide range of apparel, the Roland Sands Design portfolio is as multi-faceted as you’ll find in this industry. But up until August, somehow a good set of motorcycle boots weren’t on that list. This changed with the release of the Roland Sands […]

Official Daytona Bike Week Bike Build Underway

American Iron Magazine is building the Official Daytona Bike Week giveaway bike and we’d like to thank all of the generous vendors and parts manufacturers that helped make it a reality. Each week we’ll showcase some of the companies on our website and social media, leading up to Daytona Bike Week in March, 2017. The […]

World Debut of New Motorcycle Brand: Vanguard Roadster

Vanguard is unveiling its Roadster at the New York Motorcycle Show (December 9th to 11th) Conceived, designed and built in New York City, Vanguard is an exciting, entirely new and wholly distinct motorcycle brand. Vanguard, with its forward-thinking design and pioneering features, is a product without equivalent as well as a brand with the potential […]

What it’s Like to be Garage-Girls Ultimate Biker Makeover Winner

(Story and photos courtesy of Garage-Girls/Sara Liberte) We catch up with our 2016 Ultimate Biker Makeover Winner Leah Misch to find out how she is enjoying all her new gear. She has been fortunate to receive some help from some of our sponsors with install of her new parts and even helping to take some […]