Tell Me Something I Don’t Know

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor …you don’t have to look too hard to notice the difference riding a motorcycle makes I recently received an e-mail from Harley-Davidson media relations department with the following in the subject line: RIDING A MOTORCYCLE IMPROVED METRICS OF FOCUS AND DECREASED STRESS BIOMARKERS, ACCORDING TO A NEW NEUROBIOLOGICAL STUDY. […]

The Balance of Power

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor …this was not a protest or boycott announcement of any sort Much to the delight of many a motorcycle racing fan, the American Flat Track (AFT) series has been on fire. In the past few years, we’ve seen steady growth in popularity, attendance, and viewership. Isn’t it great to […]

’Tis The Season, Part II

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor He who travels the most crooked road to get there wins In a continuation of the theme I started in last month’s column, once again I use this forum to lament the dreary winter season. This issue goes on sale January 8, 2019. Even the southern states are feeling […]

Tis The Season

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor This is a great time to get into bikes! Reading the headline, you might have thought I’m writing about the all-too-fast-approaching holiday season. Ah…standing in lines at the cash register, battling the shopping mall traffic jams, stampeding shoppers, the fighting in the aisles over the last Black Friday deal […]

American Iron Commitment To Our Readers & Motorcycle Industry

Thanks to the terrific support of our loyal and active readers and advertisers, we at American Iron will continue to lead the market with the best publications in the field.

Give A Salute

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor It takes a lot of courage and love of country to be a soldier, and we can’t thank them enough November 11th, Veterans Day, is just a few short days from the on sale date of this issue of American Iron Magazine. It’s an official United States public holiday […]

American Iron Magazine To Publish 13 Issues in 2019

American Iron Magazine, which continues to lead the field of motorcycle magazines, will be celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2019. While there are a number of exciting plans in the works, Publisher Buzz Kanter has announced American Iron Magazine will continue to publish 13 issues a year again in 2019. That’s another new issue every […]

Stay in School, Kids

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor …this program will help make sure the motorcycling infrastructure is sound I recently had the pleasure of working alongside ace Victory and Indian parts builder and tuner Lloyd Greer of Lloyd’z Motorworkz in Pine Bush, New York. So that should be your first clue about an upcoming Tech/Install story. […]

Video: Surviving a Motorcycle Crash at over 360 mph

What’s to like to crash a motorcycle at 360mph? Buzz recently interviewed motorcycle Hall of Famer and pro racer Valerie Thompson to find out. Valerie recounts her 360mph crash with a smile and surprising details. Great interview and amazing rider with nerves of steal. Check it out. For more interviews and great American motorcycle videos […]

The Way-Back Machine

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor …some of Harley’s bike styles are similar to its forebears of almost 30 years ago… While considering images for this month’s cover, Creative Director Tricia found a dynamic shot of the custom Sportster featured on page 40 coming straight at the camera. We loved the shot and actually mocked […]