The Future of Motorcycling

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Over the years, the designers and managers in Harley’s PDC have had thick skin What does the future look like for motorcycling? The decision makers and corporate strategists at Harley-Davidson and Indian want—make that need—to know. I can only assume that both companies’ counterparts at Honda, KTM, and Triumph […]

One That Got Away

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher It all started with a phone call from “Cousin Gerard,” who is not my cousin I’ve seldom met a classic motorcycle I didn’t like. And that goes double for antique American race bikes. No matter how many old Harleys or Indians I might have—my garage seems to be a […]

Hot Leathers Ready to Celebrate Biketoberfest’s 25th Anniversary

Hot Leathers is heading to Daytona Beach, Florida, as an official merchandiser for the 25th annual Biketoberfest fall rally October 19 – 22, 2017. Join Hot Leathers, the industry leader in motorcycle apparel and accessories and party with riders from all over the country for one of the last events of the season in one […]

American Iron Presents Old Speed Show! Motorcycles & Racers At Biketoberfest

Biketoberfest is celebrating its 25th anniversary in and around Daytona Beach, Florida, the third weekend of October. One of the new events is a free show for competition motorcycles of all ages and styles called the Old Speed Show. In addition to all makes, models, years and styles of competition motorcycles and three wheelers, Old […]

Motorcycle Ride APP by REVER Helps Biketoberfest Visitors Find Top Rides

Biketoberfest 25th Chrome Anniversary October 19-22 is on! October means great motorcycle riding weather and what better way to celebrate the season than with the 25th Chrome Anniversary of Biketoberfest October 19-22 in Daytona Beach, Florida. This is the 25th Anniversary of Biketoberfest (#25YearsBold) and the Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) wants […]

Biketoberfest Gears Up For Daytona Beach Rally

Organizers of the 24th Annual Biketoberfest, October 13-16, 2016, will officially kick off the motorcycle rally during a press conference at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, October 13, at 9 a.m. “We’re excited to kick off Biketoberfest right on the Harley-Davidson Thunder Alley stage located in the new Midway,” said Shawn Abbatessa, Daytona Beach Area […]

Biketoberfest 2016 Still On Despite Hurricane Matthew Damage

While Florida’s central Atlantic coast bore the full brunt of Hurricane Matthew last week, Biketoberfest 2016 is a go. The area is still recovering from the devastation caused by the hurricane, Daytona Beach News-Journal reporting that as of yesterday 36,000 people in Volusia and Flagler counties are still without power, some stoplights are still out, […]

Lowdown Hoedown Motorcycle Revival & Bike Show Biketoberfest 2016

Who: Hold Fast Tattoo, Lucky Clover Cycles, Insane Chains, and others to be determined. What: Charitable event benefiting the American Cancer Society. This event will include a bike show with prizes, live music, a mini skateboard ramp, raffles, giveaways, food, drink and more to be determined. When: Saturday October 15, 2016 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. […]

Harley Motorcycle News: Daytona Beach Bike Week & Biketoberfest Future Dates

Do you like or need to plan your motorcycle vacations well in advance? We at American Iron Magazine understand and would like to share these dates here for the Daytona Beach Bike Week, the Daytona 200 motorcycle races, and Biketoberfest for the next few years. 2015 Daytona Motorcycle Dates Daytona Biketoberfest dates are October 15-18, […]

More American-Made Motorcycles Hitting The Market

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Halloween is right around the corner, but looking at the latest issue of American Iron Magazine, I don’t feel we have a trick or treat deal going on. I can’t think of any specific trick in the motorcycle world, but lots of treats. Let’s start with the growing assortment […]