Motorcycle News

News: Harley-Davidson Offers Voluntary Layoffs

Harley-Davidson Inc. is offering voluntary layoffs to hourly workers at three plants in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area to reduce staff by about 26 percent,
giving itself flexibility to hire seasonal workers. The company began making requests for the voluntary layoffs the week of Dec. 5. Workers have until Dec. 23 to decide. It makes motorcycle engines and parts at the plants.

Terry O’Brien Promoted To Harley Magazine Chief Operating Officer

Terry O’Brien has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer for privately owned TAM Communications, publisher of American Iron Magazine, RoadBike – Motorcycle Cruising, Motorcycle Bagger, and American Iron Garage magazines as well as various on-line ventures.

Victory Plays Hard-Ball – New Tour Motorcycle

The Hard-Ball has a six-speed transmission and a belt final drive reinforced with carbon fiber. Dry weight is a hefty 751 pounds. Fuel capacity is 5.8 gallons. The front fork is an inverted telescopic unit, and the rear shock is a single, gas-adjustable monotube arrangement.

DEALER NEWS – Show Us Your Custom Motorcycle In Indianapolis Show

The custom bike show is open to any motorcycle dealer (franchise or independant) and sponsored by American Iron Magazine. Our editorial team will pick a number of the custom bikes in the show to photograph and feature in the pages of American Iron Magazine. Here is your chance to showcase your skills in American Iron Magazine, the best selling Harley magazine in the world.

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AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference 2012

Nowhere is the passion and dedication of women motorcyclists more apparent than at an AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference. The popular event returns July 26-29, 2012, this time in Carson City, Nev. — one of the West’s premier motorcycling destinations.

American Iron Magazine Custom Harley Show For Daytona Bike Week?

Last year American Iron Magazine and Motorcycle Bagger created a ride-in custom and classic Harley motorcycle show in Daytona Beach during Bike Week. It was a lot of fun and drew a good number of wonderful custom and classic Harleys, several of which were photographed and featured in the magazines.

Motorcycle News: Feds Could Block Motorcycles On Public Land

Access to certain public land in nine states could be lost to motorcyclists and others under a massive land-use designation proposal submitted to Congress on Nov. 10, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.

Motorcycle News – Pennsylvania Makes It Illegal To Text While Driving – Duh!

And the lastest is Pennsylvania, which became the 35th state to ban texting while driving. The potentially lifesaving bill was signed into law Wednesday by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett. The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reports that the new law makes texting behind the wheel a primary offense, meaning that police can pull over motorists for that violation alone.

Indian, Victory & Big Dog Motorcycles

By now, you’ve probably heard that Minnesota’s Polaris Industries, the builder of Victory Motorcycles, has bought the newest incarnation (launched in 2006) of Indian Motorcycle from Stellican Limited and Novator Partners LLP, which are both UK private equity firms. Indian Motorcycle has been manufacturing in North Carolina, but, according to the conference call regarding the […]