Speakeasy builds a simple custom Harley Shovelhead

By Steven Wyman-Blackburn • Photos by Mark Velazquez You’ve got it seriously made when your career is literally wrenching Harleys all day, every day, day in, day out. However you want to describe it, we don’t think it’s too much of a stretch to say that every rider reading this mag would do practically anything […]

Your Thoughts On This Low Budget Harley Motorcycle Tour?

Buzz Kanter, our editor-in-chief, is considering a different kind of article in American Iron Magazine, where he and a riding partner buy a pair of used, high mileage Harley baggers on-line. Then they fly out and ride back at least 1,500 or more miles to Connecticut and share the experience on-line and in print. He’s […]

Red Shovel Holds Strong Sentiment

Long Island rider and builder Woody Pierre likes his custom Harley-Davidsons stripped down to the essentials. With a background in sport bikes, drag racing, and road racing, his focus when putting together a machine for the street is to keep it as light as possible with only the bare necessities required to make it go. […]

An Animated Evolution of Harley-Davidson From 1904 to Present

With Harley-Davidson’s recent introduction of its new Milwaukee-Eight engine, we thought it’d be fun to share this animated GIF with you showing the evolution of Harley-Davidson by generation from 1904 to the present. The GIF was pieced together by the staff over at GearHeads. We figured we’d add a pictorial history of Harley-Davidson’s Big Twins over […]