Motorcycle News

Travis Pastrana Pays Tribute To Evel Knievel

Pastrana Exceeds Two of Knievel’s Most Famous Records and Lands Caesars Palace Fountain Jump 50 Years After Knievel’s Legendary Crash Sunday night, in front of an estimated 25,000 fans watching in-person from Las Vegas and more tuning in live on television across North America, action sports superstar Travis Pastrana celebrated Evel Knievel during the unprecedented […]

Russ Brown Recaps the Born Free 10 Motorcycle Show

Staci Wilt over at Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys’ blog has the full rundown from this year’s Born Free Show, the 10th year of its super-fun existence. Check out her full collection of photos plus the recap of the show. Hopefully you were able to make it out this year, but if not, mark your calendars […]

2018 Sturgis American Iron Bike Shows & Events

If you are going to Sturgis for the Black Hills Rally this August, we at American Iron Magazine sure hope to see you at one of the many shows and events we are associated with this year. Saturday, August 4th we are partnering up with Dennis Kirk and the Iron Horse Saloon for the first […]

Harley-Davidson Expects Mounting Financial Pressure from European Tariffs

Harley-Davidson announced today that retaliatory tariffs on US-manufactured goods imposed by the European Union will greatly affect its financial outlook and planning going forward. The tariffs are set to become effective on June 22. According to Harley’s 8K Financial Disclosure (available here) H-D motorcycles exported from the US to the EU will face an tariff […]

AMA Pro Racing Issues Statement About Comments Made During OKC Mile

AMA Pro Racing would like to apologize to competitors, sponsors and fans for the conduct of race officials in a video that was streamed online from race control at the OKC Mile. The video included a race official using foul language and making disparaging remarks which are not representative of the organization. “This behavior is […]

American Flat Track Heads to England July 12-15

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 13, 2018) – The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, a 4-day-long celebration of motorsports history, design and technical achievement, and perhaps the most glamorous and anticipated motoring event of the year, is less than a month away – and American Flat Track will be there, showcasing some of its amazing riders […]

Indian Motorcycle Announces Sponsorship of Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Ride

Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, today announced its support and sponsorship of the fourth annual Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis. The veteran operated non-profit organization uses “motorcycle therapy” to help fellow veterans adjust to post-war life. Many of the veterans joining the Veterans Charity Ride for the first time are amputees, paraplegics, or suffer […]

Russ Brown Blog: Jared Mees Continues Winning Streak

Johnny Kilmore has the full wrap up on the Sacramento Mile over at the Russ Brown Blog. He recaps the professional races, yes, but also delves into the history of the Sacramento Mile and dishes on the invitational races that included pre-war handshifters and post-war Harleys. Here’s an excerpt on Mees’ utter dominance on the […]

Duty Motorcycles Throughout History

Harleys patrol and defend at home and abroad By “Panhead Jim” Mahaney Photos by “Panhead Jim” Mahaney & Harley-Davidson This full feature appeared in 2016’s American Iron Salute, which is on sale here. Throughout its history, Harley-Davidson has played a major role in helping to protect the lives of Americans. Whether on US streets or on the […]

She Can Do It!

A Mother’s Legacy Shines Brightly by Stephen Long Photos by Rich Pitoniak This feature appeared in 2016’s American Iron Salute, which is available here. OK, so J. Howard Miller’s “We Can Do It!” poster of Rosie the Riveter might have had more to do with feminine participation in industrial war efforts, but the battlefield nurses stationed […]