American Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson Reviews

1936 Harley Knucklehead – How Much Do You Know?

To many Harley historians, the 1936 EL “Knucklehead” is the first modern Harley. Know why? Check out this video by American Iron Magazine’s own Buzz Kanter. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

Simeone Museum Exhibit of Classic Indian Motorcycles

The Simeone Muesum in Philadelphia, PA will be opening a new motorcycle exhibit Saturday August 18 featuring, among other things, classic Indian motorcycles from 1901 to 1953. One of the cornerstones machines is Buzz Kanter’s 1913 Indian barnfind we have been featuring in the pages of American Iron Magazine. This show is August 18 to […]

Sturgis Sons of Speed Billy Lane Boardtrack Races

The amazing antique motorcycle boardtrack race known as Sons of Speed will next occur Thursday, August 9th at the Full Throttle Saloon. Come watch antique motorcycle boardtrack racers from the teens and early nineteen-twenties go all out on a short banked dirt track. They could be hitting speeds close to 90 mph with no brakes, […]

Magazine Review Big Dog’s 2010 Ridgeback

As far back as I can recall, I remember people referring to me as a chubby kid. As I got older, those comments turned harsher, and I was called fat, especially by other children. So it’s no wonder that I have grown up to be thick skinned. Over the years, I have also gathered a […]

An Animated Evolution of Harley-Davidson From 1904 to Present

With Harley-Davidson’s recent introduction of its new Milwaukee-Eight engine, we thought it’d be fun to share this animated GIF with you showing the evolution of Harley-Davidson by generation from 1904 to the present. The GIF was pieced together by the staff over at GearHeads. We figured we’d add a pictorial history of Harley-Davidson’s Big Twins over […]

Keino Cycles Custom Harley Motorcycle, Blazing Saddle

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. Sasaki. No, that’s not right. Keino is known as […]

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 […]

Sons of Speed Video In The Pits During Practice

Ever hear or see a 100 year old motorcycle boardtrack racer running? From Billy Lane’s Sons of Speed practice in New Smyrna Speedway during Daytona Bike Week 2018. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share […]

Harley to Launch First Production Electric Motorcycle Within 18 Months

Four years after the debut of its LiveWire project, Harley-Davidson announced its intentions to launch a production electric motorcycle within the next 18 months. The declaration came in Harley’s final financial report of 2017. The statement reads: Harley-Davidson remains fully committed to investing in product development to inspire new riders through redefining its product in […]

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 […]