Sam’s Led Sled Custom Harley Sportster

If you think this little golden beast is absolutely stunning, you should have seen it before. Way before. “Yeah,” notes Pat Patterson, the guru behind Dayton, Ohio’s Led Sled Customs. “Most people bring us new or almost new bikes. In terms of how they usually look when they’re brought to us, yours was kind of […]

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, […]

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 […]

Official 2018 Daytona Bike Build: Saddlemen Eliminator Tracker Tail

Photos by Mark Velasquez/ Mark V. Classics From the get go Chaos Cycle’s George Stinsman had a vision for the 2018 Official Bike Week Motorcycle. He knew the stock 2010 Harley-Davidson Super Glide would make a sweet street tracker. Tracker-style motorcycles have been the rage the last few years, so why not make something rad […]

Official 2018 Daytona Bike Week Build: Twin Power Chain Conversion and BikeMaster 530 BMZR Chain

“Changing from belt to chain drive is a must for high load, high horsepower and racing applications,” stated Twin Power’s Brand Manager James Simonelli. Now we don’t want anyone to take the Chaos Cycle street tracker racing per se, but we’re hoping you at least load it up and romp on the clutch a time […]

Official 2018 Daytona Bike Week Build: Ridewright 40-Spoke Motorcycle Wheels

When it came time to decide what wheels we wanted to run on the Official Motorcycle of Bike Week 2018, the choice wasn’t that difficult. Ridewright makes some of the sharpest spoked wheels in the business. And we definitely wanted to run spokes on the custom Dyna street tracker. Sure, the stock 2010 Harley Super […]

Official 2018 Daytona Bike Build: Memphis Shades Cafe Fairing

  Chaos Cycle’s head honcho George Stinsman is the man with a plan. That plan is to transform a stock 2010 Harley Dyna Super Glide into a super ride. That ride will serve as the 2018 Official Bike Week Motorcycle. Someone is going to win this custom Dyna during the official drawing March 17, 2018. […]

The Epic Moto Co Dirt Tracker

THE EPIC DIRT TRACKER Hold On—You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet! Byline:  Wayne Scraba Photo Credits: Don Kates/Shooters Images   “Crossed Wires: Missed Communication & Misaligned Planets” In issue #357 of American Iron, we presented a feature on one of Epic Moto’s new dirt tracker bikes based upon Harley-Davidson baggers. Without question, they’re wicked cool motorcycles, […]

ARCH Motorcycle Unveils 2018 KRGT-1, ARCH 1s and ARCH Method 143 at EICMA

Last time we popped in to ARCH Motorcycle Gard Hollinger said the company had a new model in the works. Turns out Ryan Boyd and the ARCH engineering team have been busier than we thought as it unveiled a triad of motorcycles at EICMA today, the 2018 KRGT-1, ARCH 1s, and ARCH Method 143. No […]

Indian Motorcycle Honors “Wrecking Crew” at EICMA with Wicked Scout FTR1200 Custom

Scout FTR1200 Custom to go on World Tour to Expand Indian Motorcycle’s Reach to New Audiences Indian Motorcycle today recognized its championship-winning American Flat Track race team, the Wrecking Crew, with a custom-built Scout FTR1200 street bike. The Scout FTR1200 Custom takes inspiration from the Scout FTR750’s purpose-built flat track race bike that Indian’s “Wrecking […]