Motorcycle News

Laconia Participants Embrace Sunny Outlook

LACONIA – Bike Week rolled out slowly because of the economy and the weather, but retailers, bikers and organizers said clearer skies may rev things up. Yesterday, Lakeside Avenue on Weirs Beach was packed with chrome from as far as Manitoba, Canada. The warmth was welcomed as a change from the weekend’s cold and gray. […]

Other States Try to Lure Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson Inc. has been inundated with calls from municipalities across the country interested in trying to lure the Milwaukee motorcycle manufacturer to move its production facilities from Wisconsin. Moving production out of Wisconsin remains under consideration as Harley-Davidson management continues to study ways of making the company’s operations more competitive, said Keith Wandell, Harley-Davidson’s president and […]

A Flying Motorcycle?

Samson Motors, Incorporated will be debuting their ground-test vehicle for the Switchblade Multi-Mode Vehicle (also known as the “Flying Motorcycle”) at the Golden West Regional Fly In and Air Show “Higher Ever Higher” held at the Yuba County Airport this weekend. “Our tube-frame test vehicle is a work in progress, helping us finalize drive train and […]

IMS Sets Show Schedule

The International Motorcycle Shows is set to take over 12 cities across the country. This will be the 30th annual nationwide show tour. From New York to California, powersports fans from all lifestyles will be treated to a 21st century experience designed to invoke more passion, excitement, sense of belonging and product selection than ever […]

Myrtle Beach helmet law quashed

The S.C. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Tuesday that the city’s helmet law is invalid, saying that the state has already answered the question of who must wear motorcycle helmets, and that the city of Myrtle Beach doesn’t get to make that decision. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it […]

Electric Motorcycle Just Misses 100 MPH

Not a V-Twin, but still an interesting article from WIRED. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Buzz it up Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later […]

Jeff from SuperTrapp and his Pipes

Jeff Wells, SuperTrapp Sales Manager talks to JPTV at the 2009 J&P Cycle Open House, specifically about their FatShots Slip-Ons Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Buzz it up […]

Covering Americade Live

Make sure to check out American Iron Magazine’s coverage of Americade. We have a staff riding from the event and want to hear from you as well. Be an online reporter for American Iron – post any updates on our forum or our facebook page and you can also email anything to us. Bike Shots, […]

Harley cancels annual open houses at York and Kansas City plants

Harley-Davidson has canceled the annual open house typically held at its York Vehicle Operations and Kansas City facilities. With the company in the throes of a sometimes-painful restructuring, the Motor Co. “believes it may not have the necessary resources to provide the best possible experience for its customers and the community in York this year,” […]

Jesse James, The Most Hated Man In The World?

“The Most hated man in the world”, seems a bit much don’t it? It’s not like he makes a living kicking puppy’s, and thats a quote from the man himself. Still quite a few of us do question the thought process that lead him to this point. Hopefully on Tuesday night May 25th, all will […]