Motorcycle News

2018 J&P Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Cleveland Winners

Courtesy Jeff Najar/Custom Bike Shows.com The last few years Cleveland, Ohio has greeted the hardy motorcycle enthusiast with snow, slush and sub-zero weather. This year the weather gods provided a three-day reprieve and provided a balmy 50 degrees so motorcyclists attending the Progressive International Motorcycle Show stepped a little lighter and smiled a little brighter. […]

Thrashing An Indian FTR750 Flat Track Racer

Roundy-Round Racer Riding Indian’s revolutionary FTR750 By Dain Gingerelli Photos by Barry Hathaway/Courtesy Indian Motorcycle This story appeared in issue #355, available now on Greaserag.com. To the uneducated or untrained eye, flat track motorcycle racing on a mile course is a simple exercise of going in circles. When the green flag drops to start the […]

Harley-Davidson Q4 Financial Results

Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Tuesday. While results for the fourth quarter were strong, this still was not enough to offset some cost-cutting measures that the company is undertaking. EPS (Earning Per Share) The company posted $0.54 in earnings per share (EPS) and $1.05 billion in […]

Harley to Launch First Production Electric Motorcycle Within 18 Months

Four years after the debut of its LiveWire project, Harley-Davidson announced its intentions to launch a production electric motorcycle within the next 18 months. The declaration came in Harley’s final financial report of 2017. The statement reads: Harley-Davidson remains fully committed to investing in product development to inspire new riders through redefining its product in […]

Harley Sales Down, Shipments Reduced as Fourth Quarter, Full-Year 2017 Results Released

Announces Progress in Building Riders Initiates Manufacturing Optimization Expands Product Development Through Increased Investment in Electric Motorcycle Technology Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) fourth quarter 2017 diluted EPS decreased to $0.05 from $0.27 in the fourth quarter of 2016. Fourth quarter 2017 net income was $8.3 million on consolidated revenue of $1.23 billion versus net income of […]

Harley Forecasts Fewer Motorcycles & To Shutter Kansas City Plant

Harley-Davidson Inc’s motorcycle shipments for 2017 came in at the lower end of its estimates, the company said on Tuesday, and forecast a drop in numbers for this year. For 2018, Harley-Davidson anticipates full-year motorcycle shipments to be approximately 231,000 to 236,000 motorcycles. The motorcycle maker’s net income fell to $8.31 million, or 5 cents per […]

Win The Official Motorcycle of Daytona Bike Week 2018

YOU CAN WIN IT! The crew at American Iron Magazine teamed up with Chaos Cycle and used some of the best aftermarket parts to create the Official Motorcycle of Daytona Bike Week. Based on a great Harley DynaGlide, we upgraded the suspension, brakes, bodywork and more to craft one sweet looking and running street tracker […]

Keanu Reeves and ARCH Motorcycle to Star in Squarespace Super Bowl Commercial

The hype around the Super Bowl commercials has begun. And this year, there’s at least one out there for motorcyclists to get excited about. Keanu Reeves and ARCH Motorcycle, the company he helped found with Gard Hollinger, are the stars of Squarespace’s Super Bowl spot. Arch used Squarespace to make its first website when the […]

4 Most Expensive Harleys Sold At Las Vegas Auction

American motorcycle brands sold at this auction include Big Bear, Big Dog, Brass Balls, Buell, Champion Trike,  Cushman, Excelsior, Excelsior Henderson, Exile, Flying Merkel, Harley-Davidson, Henderson, Indian, Jefferson, Marsh Metz, Merkel, Mustang, Ner A Car, Pope, Powell, Sears, Spacke, Thor, Victory and Whizzer.

Father & Son Swapmeet Project 1940 Indian Sport Scout Video

Built from various swapmeet parts, this sweet running Indian Sport Scout is featured in the new issue of the all tech American Iron Garage.