AB 2972 Proposed to Stop Motorcycle Profiling In California

Motorycle Anti-Profiling Legislation to be heard in the California Assembly Committee for Public Safety Assembly members Ana Callabero and Kevin Mullin have introduced AB 2972, seeking to prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from profiling motorcyclists in California. Motorcycle profiling is a pervasive problem in California, where riders are often targeted because of the […]

MagnaFlow Legacy Gen-X Exhaust

When it comes to performance exhaust, MagnaFlow has been doing it for years on cars and trucks, but only fairly recently launched a line for Harley-Davidsons. Every manufacturer has a slightly different sound, and you can tell the throaty growl of a MagnaFlow system as soon as it hits your ears. MagnaFlow took its years […]

Dynatek 2Ki Ignition System Upgrade

  There’s a fine line between owning a cool vintage bike that’s fun to ride and owning a newer bike that’s comfortable and reliable. Late Shovelhead-era bikes are a great place to start to achieve that balance, and that’s what Milwaukee auto mechanic Zach had in mind when he purchased his father’s 1981 FLT a […]

New life for a ’90s Softail

The ’90s were a great decade; music finally became good again, the American economy was booming, and garage floors were much cleaner and safer thanks to Harley-Davidson’s Evo engine not dripping a drop of oil. Speaking of Harleys, when it came to customizing, the theme of the decade was long, stretched Fat Bob gas tanks, […]

Safety Skills: Don’t Stare

The more we look ahead and consider a possible conflict, the better we are able to avoid it by Don Gomo Ever notice that more often than not, things our parents used to tell us when we were kids seem to come full circle, and we wind up saying the same things? Some we found […]

We Gained 6 Horsepower with this S&S Stealth Air Cleaner

In issues #355 and #356 of American Iron Magazine, we installed a S&S Easy Start Gear Drive Cam Chest Kit in a 2006 Road King that already had a new S&S performance air cleaner and exhaust system. We told you at that time we were running this series slightly different than we normally do by […]

Bolt on Café Tail Section Kit for Sportsters

At American Iron Garage we applaud the do-it-yourselfer—the guy tucked away in his garage or basement or shed modifying his bike with his own two hands. There’s nothing like doing some mods to your bike to personalize it. And the fact that you did it yourself somewhat guarantees nobody else’s bike will be just like […]

Win The Official Motorcycle of Daytona Bike Week 2018

YOU CAN WIN IT! The crew at American Iron Magazine teamed up with Chaos Cycle and used some of the best aftermarket parts to create the Official Motorcycle of Daytona Bike Week. Based on a great Harley DynaGlide, we upgraded the suspension, brakes, bodywork and more to craft one sweet looking and running street tracker […]

1952 Harley-Davidson KR Tribute Bike

By Jim Babchak Photos by Don Rogers Basket Case Restored to Race Quality Racing has always been one of the most exciting elements of motorcycling, and in the late 1940s and early ’50s flat track racing was a hugely popular sport that pitted Harley-Davidson against Indian and a few other imports of the era. Founded […]

American Iron Magazines Expand & Staff Up

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