American Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson Reviews

Harley Racer Joe Petrali

Just found an interesting blog from the UK about some fine old motorcycles. This article about Joe Petrali and the legendary CAC 500cc racer. To read the entire article please click here. The Harley-Davidson CAC 500cc single port speedway model is very rare and not much is really known about its history. One came up […]

Harley Magazine Review Sabertooth V-8 Motorcycle

Like to blend in with the masses? Are you the type that shuns attention? Then don’t buy this bike! As I told you in my coverage of the Virginia Beach Bike Classic and Myrtle Beach last year, I blasted down the East Coast to both events on this Ford V-8-powered beastie. I had so much […]

Harley Dyna Wide Glide Magazine Test

In his ballad Isle of Beauty, Fare Thee Well, Thomas Haynes Bayly wrote “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” Throughout my life, I have experienced this phenomenon in a variety of different instances, mostly in regards to women — I mean motorcycles. That said, when the bean counters at Juneau Avenue dropped one of my […]

Harley CVO Ultra Dark Side Magazine Review

The new 2010 Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) Ultra Classic Electra Glide trades the shine of chrome for a fade to black in its debut as the new, darker version of this truly exceptional Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycle. Each motorcycle is serialized from one to 999, and displays a formidable array of blacked out components, led by […]

Ecosse Heretic. American Muscle Motorcycle, Euro Sexy Looks

What’s a millionaire to do if he wants an all-American motorcycle with Harley style power but that unique look and feel more like a Confederate, Ducati, MV Agusta or other exotic Euro-sportbike? Well, one of his options on the short list would have to be the Ecosse. A VERY limited production machine that he is […]

Magazine Review Harley Heritage Softail Classic

Since its introduction in 1986, the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic has been a staple in the Motor Company’s lineup. For 2009, the model’s 23rd birthday, the Motor Company has given the bike a makeover. It can’t be simple to refresh a bike that pays homage to the past, but, not surprisingly, Willie G. and his […]

Harley XR1200 Sportster Magazine Review

Not to belittle the present offering of Sportsters, but it’s great to see that Harley-Davidson is again putting out an aggressive machine in the XL lineup! I hail from the days when XLCHs ruled the two-wheeled streets. In my opionion, the late ’50s and all of the ’60s were a golden age of piston-powered machinery. […]

Harley Magazine Review Road King Classic

It’s not uncommon to hear Harley-Davidson touring bikes referred to as the kings of the American road, a statement that is no doubt echoed by the many owners of those bikes. Why wouldn’t you take pride in your machine being considered royalty? Heck, I’m down with that, and I only own a plebian FXR. So […]

Harley V-Rod Muscle Magazine Review

As of this writing, Vance & Hines/Screamin’ Eagle Racing’s newest rider, Eddie Krawiec, just earned his second NHRA Pro-Stock motorcycle event “Wally” victory trophy. He was aboard the bike many consider to be the inspiration for the VRSCF V-Rod Muscle you see on these pages. Heck, we even have the color right. Eddie’s rise to […]

Harley Magazine Test Sportster Review Iron 883

Participating in test rides on the new Harley lineup is, understandably, a major benefit of being an employee here at American Iron Magazine. The day the new steeds arrive at our office, you notice grown men morphing into kids at a candy store: “Who’s taking what model?” “Where are we going for lunch?” and “What […]