American Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson Reviews

2017 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide First Ride Review

New Bike Review • by Dain Gingerelli The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. And that, in a nutshell, explains the difference between an “ordinary” FLHX Street Glide and an “extraordinary” CVO FLHXSE Street Glide as featured here. There’s a lot of bling on this thing. Ever since the FLHX Street Glide […]

Doin’ it on a Dyna: Storming Around Iowa on the J&P Cycles Street Bob

The Dyna’s not dead. It lives and breathes in Iowa. This particular Dyna is a 2014 Street Bob that usually dwells on the showroom floor of J&P Cycles’ Anamosa retail store. Luckily J&P was kind enough to gas ‘er up, give it a once-over, and wheel it out for me so I could mob around […]

Mission: “Thank You” – Retired Air Force Medic Surprised with Gift of New Harley

Today at Cowboy’s Alamo City Harley-Davidson in San Antonio, retired Air Force medic, Lisa Benjamin, was honored with a Harley-Davidson Model Year 2018 Street Glide Special powered by the new Milwaukee Eight Engine. The surprise moment was part of MISSION: “THANK YOU” – a cross-country tour led by Adam Sandoval to celebrate the men and […]

Indian Unveils Three Custom Scout Bobbers at 2017 Brooklyn Invitational

American Iron got the opportunity to check out these three custom Indian Scout Bobbers up-close-and-personal last weekend at the 2017 Brooklyn Invitational. It’s interesting to see how each builder took the platform in different directions. And while we liked all three builds, we singled one out for a full feature in American Iron Magazine, so […]

American Iron Magazine Canadian Indian Motorcycle Tour

Buzz Kanter has headed up North into Canada for a discovery tour of Ontario and Quebec on the long term Indian Roadmaster motorcycle. The leaves are starting to change color and the winding back roads are amazing for motorcycle rides this time of year. Look for this motorcycle tour article in a future issue of […]

#ThrowbackThursday 2012 H-D FXDC Dyna Super Glide Custom Review

With Harley’s recent discontinuation of the Dyna, we thought we’d honor the venerable model on #ThrowbackThursday with this review of the 2012 FXDC Dyna Super Glide that originally ran in American Iron Magazine March 2012. – AIM Harley’s best kept secret – By Dain Gingerelli I’LL LET YOU IN ON A LITTLE SECRET: IT DOESN’T TAKE […]

Ready To Test New Indian Motorcycle Route Modular Helmet

He went with the Indian modular Route helmet because you never know what weather you need to deal with in the Northeast

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night – Harley Quietly Scuttles the V-Rod

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. – Dylan Thomas While the majority of internet angst has been aimed at Harley’s discontinuation of the Dyna, The Motor Company’s scuttling of the V-Rod has received much less […]

2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Motorcycles Revamped & Combined with Dyna Line

Yup, you heard that right. Harley-Davidson has totally revamped its Softail line to accommodate the Milwaukee-Eight engine and has combined the Dyna line with the 2018 Softails. American Iron Magazine Editor Steve Lita had the chance to talk to Harley-Davidson engineers about the overhaul and was one of the first to ride the new Softails. […]

2018 Harley Softail Specs and Prices

2018 Harley Breakout/Breakout 114 Specs Lengths: 93.3″/ wheelbase: 67″ Seat height: 25.6″ Lean angle (R/L): 26.8/26.8 Weight Running: 672 lbs. Engine: Milwaukee-Eight 107/114 Torque (Base): 109 ft-lbs., (114) 119 ft-lbs. Bore/stroke (Base): 3.937″/4.375″, (114) 4″/4.5″ Compression (Base): 10:1, (114) 10.5:1 Fuel system/capacity: EFI/ 3.5 gal. Exhaust: 2-into-2 exhaust Transmission: Six-speed Cruise Drive Tires Front: 21″, […]