Harley Riders Improve American Iron Magazine

After more than twenty years of publication, we think American Iron Magazine is good magazine for Harley riders. More people buy American Iron Magazine than any other Harley magazine in the world. But we also know there are always ways to make it even better. So every year we ask our readers to tell us what you think about what we print every month.

Another Sunday Morning Motorcycle Ride?

This past Sunday morning, my riding partner and neighbor, Dean, rode over on his trusty 1959 Panhead. He wanted to show me his recently purchased, correct, and original bubble bags. The sun had just come up and the temperature was climbing out of the high 30s. I was bundled up for the cold when I fired up my trusty old 1931 Indian 101 Scout. While it had been more than a month since I had last rode this old Indian, it is a bike I have ridden a lot over the years and is one of my favorites.

Motorcycle Checkpoints

Profiling thinly concealed under the label of safety – by Chris Maida As we get closer to spring, motorcyclists — like me —in the northern parts of the country, are looking forward to the promise of another great riding season. However, in many states, particularly New York, motorcyclists also face the unpleasant prospect of profiling […]

Harley Four-speed Transmissions

Locking setups, chain vs belt, and other comparisions – by Donny Petersen This month we have an excerpt From Chapter IX of Donny’s Unauthorized Technical Guide to Harley-Davidson 1936-Present, Volume III.  (Some content has been altered to fit American Iron Magazine’s style and format.) The locking methodology for the transmission sprocket or pulley evolved over […]