Motorcycle News

PARLEY IN THE HILLS, Motorcycle Rally

We created this annual motorcycle event ( party!) to bring the wind to the Northwest Hills of CT & raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, to which we will donate a  portion of our net proceeds. Every day is packed with live entertainment (including  Rodeo Games; 2 Beer Gardens, live music all weekend, […]

HARLEY NEWS New Classic Harley Web Site

There is a lot of great history surrounding the Harley-Davidson motorcycle over the years. Buzz Kanter, the Editor-in-Chief of American Iron Magazine is working on creating a new web site, called Classic Harley Motorcycles, all about various aspects of classic Harleys and their history.

J&P Cycles Open House

The annual J&P Cycles Open House is this weekend in Anamosa, IA. We have some crew from American Iron Magazine there to cover the action and find some interesting bikes to photograph for featuring in the magazine. And we are sponsoring the ride in show on Saturday. If you see Buzz Kanter or any of […]

Motorcycle News: Federal Funding Language Blocks “Lead Law” Enforcement

A key federal agency can’t enforce a ban on the sale of kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) under language inserted into a federal government funding measure in Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.

The 2011 Motorcycle Kickstart Classic

Join American Iron Magazine and our colleagues at RoadBike for the inaugural Kickstart Classic, a two-day, 293-mile tour from the Wheels Through Time motorcycle museum in Maggie Valley, North Carolina to the Barber Vintage Festival at the Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Alabama. Sound simple enough? Well, here’s the kicker: all the lead motorcycles must have […]

LOUD PIPES & BIKER RIGHTS: AMA’S POSITION ON EXCESSIVE MOTORCYCLE SOUND

We at American Iron Magazine feel it is important to be a foum for motorcycle riders to share opinions and concerns. Few issues, these days, seem to be as hot as loud pipes. So we are sharing the American Motorcyclist Association’s current position statement on excessive motorcycle sound.

Sturgis Motorcycle News Alice Cooper & George Thorogood

Alice Cooper and George Thorogood and the Destroyers will play at the Legendary Buffalo Chip’s 30th annual party during the 2011 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  Alice Cooper will play on Saturday, Aug. 6, and George Thorogood and the Destroyers will close the iconic music festival on Saturday, Aug. 13. “We’re just tickled to have Alice Cooper […]

Harley Riders: Best Western Photos And Win Rewards, Free Nights

To kick off motorcycle riding season and introduce two-wheeled travelers to Best Western’s three new types of hotels, Best Western International, the World’s Biggest Hotel Family, announced a photo contest for motorcycle enthusiasts who visit any of the chain’s 2,200 Best Western, Best Western Plus, or Best Western Premier hotels in North America.

Harley Magazine Contest Motorcycle Bagger Free Subscription

Every issue of Motorcycle Bagger we run a number of custom Harley bagger motorcycles as well as at last one new Harley bagger review. In addition we run one classic American bagger motorcycle in each issue as a salute to the wonderful history of American motorcycling.

We need a good name for this feature and decided to let the readers come up with names and submit them to us. In American Iron Magazine we call that section the Classic American Iron.

The one we pick will earn the person a free one year subscription to Motorcycle Bagger. And no, we will not call it Old Bags or Saggy Bags! 🙂

HARLEY NEWS Changes At American Iron Magazine

We at American Iron Magazine want to thank all our readers who took the time to respond to our reader survey a few months ago. We were overwhelmed with the responses and are almost done wading through them all. Thanks for helping keep us the best selling Harley magazine.