Motorcycle News

New Harley Magazine From American Iron Magazine Teach Team

American Iron Garage not included in subscriptions for American Iron Magazine and will be sold in most stores that sell American Iron Magazine and/or Motorcycle Bagger. As the name implies, this new test issue is aimed at the do-it-yourselfer – from first time novice to experienced tinkerer. We will show you, step-by-step, how to buy a used Harley and install a number of popular bolt-on items ranging from exhaust systems to fairings, brakes and more.

Price Trends For Collectible Classic Motorcycle

Last week it was announced that RM Auctions, a major player in the high end auto auctions, has “merged” with Bator Vintage Motorcycle Auctions, owned by Glenn Bator. If you are not keeping track, Glenn Bator bought the J. Wood auction company from my long time friend and racer Jerry Wood, taking over the long running auctions at Daytona Bike Week and other locations.

Hot Rod Harley Sportster By Shaw Speed & Custom

Every day the folks at Bike EXIF post another interesting motorcycle. Most are not Harley, but all are worth checking out. Here is one custom Harley Sportster they shared recently that we though our viewers might find interesting. EXCLUSIVE Recenty was the finale of the London International Custom Bike Show. So here’s a first look at […]

Learning The Ropes

This month’s routine is a simple exercise that works your grip, forearms, biceps, and latissimus dorsi (lats). These are all muscle groups you use when maneuvering your bike at slow speeds or when moving it around in the garage. To do this exercise you’ll need a 20′ length of 11/2 rope and two weights. Those […]

American Iron News: Big Dog Closing Rumors

The blogs and forums are buzzing today with the topic of Big Dog Closing. According to the Wichita Eagle, “The company cut 10 production workers and now has 22 employees, company president Mike Simmons said today. He said the company hasn’t made any motorcycles since last year and is now filling orders for parts and […]

New How-To & Tech Harley Magazine Coming

We at American Iron Magazine have been very busy building the regular issues of American Iron Magazine and launching the new Motorcycle Bagger Harley magazine as a bimonthly magazine. In our spare time (Chris Maida and Joe Knezevic are now insomniacs) we are creating and launching a brand new concept in Harley magazines that goes on sale in May.

Kickstart Classic Harley Motorcycle Magazine Ride

We at American Iron Harley Magazine are teaming up with RoadBike motorcycle cruising magazine and the folks at Wheels Through Time, Panhead City and Barber Motorsports to put on the 1st Kickstart Classic motorcycle ride in October and you are invited.

Harley-Davidson CEO Got $6.4M Pay Package in 2010

Harley-Davidson Inc. CEO Keith Wandell received compensation valued at $6.4 million in 2010, up 1 percent from 2009, when the executive spent only eight months on the job. That’s according to an Associated Press analysis of data filed with regulators Friday by the Milwaukee motorcycle manufacturer. Stock and option awards totaling $3.02 million and a […]

American Iron Industry Leader News

The annual V-Twin Motorcycle Expo, recently held in Cincinnati, OH, is the largest Harley-Davidson related motorcycle dealer trade show of the year.The “Industry Leader of the Year” award is given to the person at the company that shows an unequaled vision, strategy and a dynamic business sense during the pastyear. Orange County executive, Mark Finnie, […]

Harley Magazine News Dave Zien Ex-Senator in Motorcycle Accident

A former Wisconsin state senator and champion for that state’s “Rider’s Choice” helmet law was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Sunday in Florida at the end of Daytona Beach Bike Week.