Motorcycle News

Wheeling and Dealing

By Steven Wyman-Blackburn Have you ever read some of the funny, and oftentimes misleading, descriptions one might find while sifting through the piles of junk that is used motorcycle hunting? When asking our fans on Facebook to share all the nonsense they’ve had to deal with, one of the first responses was ironic. Mike Dencklau […]

The Mayo Moto Street Classic

The Moto Classic Series started out as a wild idea from the mind of Roland Sands and crew and developed into a Southern California motorcycle cultural explosion. This year we’ve geographically expanded with the Mayo Moto Street Classic in Tulsa, Oklahoma Saturday June 15th – promising everything from what you’ve come to expect, and so […]

Battle of the Kings Custom Bike Build Competition

Fans to Help Select Winning Designs by Voting Now For the first time, local trade school students partnered with Harley-Davidson® dealers for a unique, real-world training opportunity: helping build the coolest custom motorcycles in the world in the “Battle of the Kings” competition. Now, Harley-Davidson is calling on the public to help select the winner […]

Indian FTR 1200 Sport Video Review

Buzz came back from the FTR press launch in Mexico all smiles. He said this bike was amazing, had a great time riding it and was blow away by the capability of the machine. We’ll be running his full new bike ride & review in issue 377 of American Iron, that hits newsstands on June […]

Indian FTR 1200 Sport video walk around

We’re on the sand in Mexico’s Baja putting this new Indian FTR 1200 S to the test. Amazing machine, and quite the looker. Here’s a quick walk around, much more to come in an upcoming issue of AIM. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin […]

AHRMA Announces 2nd Annual Handshift Shootout

Harleys vs. Indians Presented by American Iron Magazine The 2nd Annual Handshift Shoot-Out featuring Harley vs. Indian motorcycle racers will feature double barrel action with back-to-back weekend racing October 5 and 6, 2019 at the 15th Barber Vintage Festival. Pitting Harley vs. Indian handshift 45 cubic-inch flathead racebikes. Separate shootouts will be held on Saturday and […]

Harley-Davidson Named an Official OEM Partner of American Flat Track for 2019

American Flat Track and Harley-Davidson will continue their long-standing partnership for 2019. Previously the Official Motorcycle of the AFT Twins class, the American motorcycle icon will now join AFT’s existing family of partners as an Official OEM Partner of American Flat Track. “Harley-Davidson has supported the sport of American Flat Track for decades,” said Michael Lock, CEO of […]

Kevin Atherton Named Grand Marshal for May 26 Springfield Mile Flat Track Race

The racing legend will sign autographs, present trophies, and lead the opening ceremonies. Legend of American Flat Track and five-year member of the Harley-Davidson Factory team Kevin Atherton (whose custom Harley XR750 we featured in issue #367 and published here), who also notched an impressive 14 wins in the Camel Pro series, has been named Grand […]

Lost Boys Bike

2001 Harley-Davidson XR750 By Dain Gingerelli Peter Pan lives! And he rides a Harley-Davidson XR750 flat track racer–on the street. But what else would you expect from the leader of the Lost Boys? By hook or by crook, he plays by his own rules. And Peter Pan’s first rule clearly states: “Make up the rules […]

Arlen Ness RIP Ride In Peace, King of Motorcycle Customs

We are sad to announce the passing of Arlen Ness, a legend in the motorcycle industry and custom culture world. Arlen, one of the most talented and creative people in the custom motorcycle world, was also one of the most humble and generous. He grew his passion of customizing motorcycles into a business, than expanded […]