American Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson Reviews

Keino Cycles Custom Harley Motorcycle, Blazing Saddle

Words by Sam Whitehead • photos by Bob Feather Sure, he’s got a last name (Sasaki). So does Madonna. And Bono. And Sting. And Cher. (Well, maybe not her). But who cares? If you’re reading this magazine and the name Keino doesn’t ring-a-ding-ding in your skull, then you probably shouldn’t be reading this magazine. Mr. […]

Ken Nickels Custom Harley-Davidson Road Glide

By Greg Williams • Photos by Shooter’s Images Five years ago Ken Nickel built his wife, Brittney, a custom White Hot Denim Street Glide. And ever since, he’s been trying to outdo himself. “Every show we’ve entered, Brittney’s bike wins, and my bike comes second,” Ken laughs, as he talks to us about one of […]

Custom Harley-Davidson Panhead bobber

by Greg Williams • photos by Mark Velazquez Sitting at the bar, Jim Shortall and Tony Hendry were simply soaking in the high-octane atmosphere at the Broken Spoke Saloon in Daytona Beach. The Harley-Davidson bob-job they’d built together was, according to them, lost in a sea of other machines and some big-name builders. So, when […]

Custom 2016 Indian Scout Inspired By The Past

By Greg Williams • Photos by Mark Velazquez Imagine stepping into a time machine. Those interested in the fate of the human race might choose to leap forward. Others with a sense of nostalgia might prefer to rewind and revisit. Sam Kiley of Indian Motorcycle of Northern New Jersey didn’t have a time machine at […]

Custom Harley-Davidson WLA Covered in Stainless

By Harry Dubno • Photos by Mark Velazquez American V-twins seem to be a rite of passage for motorcycle builders. Look over your neighbor’s fence, and you might find a Harley project collecting dust or hibernating under a cover. We pour our hopes and dreams into these project bikes. It becomes the reason we save […]

Speakeasy builds a simple custom Harley Shovelhead

By Steven Wyman-Blackburn • Photos by Mark Velazquez You’ve got it seriously made when your career is literally wrenching Harleys all day, every day, day in, day out. However you want to describe it, we don’t think it’s too much of a stretch to say that every rider reading this mag would do practically anything […]

Custom Harley-Davidson Rocker

By Wayne Scraba • Photos by Don Kates/Shooters Images Heavy-duty equipment mechanic Dan Krauleidis walked into his local Harley-Davidson dealership in late 2008 and rode away with a brand-spanking-new 2009 Rocker C. It was the first motorcycle Dan had ever owned. While a lot of other folks were turned off by the, ahem, unusual looks […]

The Extended Nickel Custom Harley Street Glide

By Wayne Scraba • Photos by Don Rogers A few years ago, Mike D’Atri and Mark Tibboel from Burnout Alley in Aberdeen, North Carolina, lightly reworked a 2008 Street Glide for a good customer. It was a shiny-paint, chromed-up piece, pretty standard for the times. The customer enjoyed it, but one thing led to another […]

Spooky Skeleton Paint Jobs

Happy Halloween! If you’ve been feeling a little ghoulish lately, there’s little wonder why. In keeping with the spirit today, and to satiate your macabre tastes, check out these skeleton-themed paint jobs. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes […]

Indian Motorcycle Magazine – Classic & Current?

Years ago, TAM Communications (publisher of American Iron Magazine) used to publish a very popular magazine called Indian Motorcycle Illustrated. This was before the Indian Motorcycle brand was resurrected, so it focused on classic Indian motorcycles built in 1953 or earlier, and their history. Back issues of the old Indian Motorcycle Illustrated are still sold […]