Indian Motorcycle Announces European Flat Track Series for 2020

EUROPE (January 20, 2020) – Indian Motorcycle is reinforcing its investment in the growth of European motorcycle sport with the Dirt Track Riders Association (DTRA) and are pleased to announce the race schedule for the 2020 Indian Motorcycle European Flat Track Series. Following a successful inaugural series in 2019, Indian Motorcycle has worked with the […]

Quick Guide To Choosing a Classic Motorcycle

By Buzz Kanter Okay, so you’re at a bike show or bike night or local coffee shop, and you see a classic motorcycle that stands out from all the others. You’re locked on it as you take in all the details. Your heart beats faster. You feel a shortness of breath. You want—no, you need—to […]

Custom 2016 Indian Scout Inspired By The Past

By Greg Williams • Photos by Mark Velazquez Imagine stepping into a time machine. Those interested in the fate of the human race might choose to leap forward. Others with a sense of nostalgia might prefer to rewind and revisit. Sam Kiley of Indian Motorcycle of Northern New Jersey didn’t have a time machine at […]

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 […]

2019 Indian Scout Lineup Announced

Indian Motorcycle yesterday announced its 2019 lineup of Scout models, with the Scout Sixty, Scout, and Scout Bobber all returning for another year. The most noticeable upgrades over the 2018 Scout lineup includes new color options, standard ABS on every non-black bike, and a USB charging port on both the Scout and Bobber. The Thunder […]

Barn Find Treasures?

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher These rare antique motorcycles were even more exciting in person… Have you heard the urban legend about some lucky guy who stumbles onto an amazing antique bike? It’s usually stashed away in a barn, shed, or basement, hidden away from the world for decades. It’s usually pretty complete, rare, […]

Motorcycles As Art?

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I really enjoy the growing number of talented photographers in the motorcycle industry I can’t be the only one who views motorcycles as a wide-open form of rolling art. Sure, a great motorcycle is designed to carry you from one place to another. But aren’t they so much more […]

Motorcycle Tribes

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Are you a lone wolf or do you identify with a moto-tribe? Okay, so I am curious. How do motorcycles fit into your life, and what is a motorcycle to you? Are you mostly a lone wolf, or do you occasionally or often identify with any of the various […]

Magazines—Past & Future

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher If you appreciate what we do, I ask for your support When I first got into bikes back in the 1970s, there were plenty of great motorcycle magazines to read. And they covered just about any two- or three-wheel topic you could imagine. The world has changed a lot […]

Death of the Internal Combustion Engine?

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I see no reason to run out and sell your beloved Harley or Indian just yet I chuckled the first time I saw a T-shirt proclaiming “Harley-Davidson, turning gas into noise since 1903!” Life sure has changed over the years. While excessive motorcycle exhaust noise can still be an […]