Sturgis Sons of Speed Billy Lane Boardtrack Races

The amazing antique motorcycle boardtrack race known as Sons of Speed will next occur Thursday, August 9th at the Full Throttle Saloon. Come watch antique motorcycle boardtrack racers from the teens and early nineteen-twenties go all out on a short banked dirt track. They could be hitting speeds close to 90 mph with no brakes, […]

2018 Sturgis American Iron Bike Shows & Events

If you are going to Sturgis for the Black Hills Rally this August, we at American Iron Magazine sure hope to see you at one of the many shows and events we are associated with this year. Saturday, August 4th we are partnering up with Dennis Kirk and the Iron Horse Saloon for the first […]

2017 Sturgis Rally Photos Part II – Danger, Blink, & the Rat’s Hole

The 2017 Sturgis Rally flew by at a frenetic pace. Last time we checked  in we had just spent the day at Crazy John’s Invitational Drag Races, the RSD Super Hooligan bash, topped ff with some late night rambling around The Chip. The next day we hit up the Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show which […]

2017 Sturgis Rally Photos and Highlights

American Iron hasn’t left off the throttle since we pulled into Sturgis with our friends the Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis. It’s been a crazy four days, from American Flat Trackers flying around the Buffalo Chip in the inaugural TT to some of the most hairball drag races we’ve seen in quite some time to […]

S&S Cycle Supplies Its Best for the Legends Ride

The Power and The Glory Text by Stephen Long Photos courtesy of S&S Cycle The cast is no doubt familiar. It’s a collaboration of world-renowned actors joining together for a wholly unique project, two titans of the American motorcycle landscape managing to incorporate the many aspects of our community that we cherish under one umbrella […]

Rock, Rumble & Rebellion Chronicles: American Iron Cover Bike #352

Just got a peek at American Iron Magazine Issue 352 and lo-and-behold, guess what’s on the cover? The Rock, Rumble & Rebellion bagger! That particular magazine is our 2017 Sturgis issue and if you’re headed to the Black Hills anytime soon the custom 2017 Street Glide will be on display at Black Hills Harley-Davidson the […]

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame Calls for Nominations

Nominations for the 2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame are now open and must be submitted by Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The Hall of Fame was established back in 2001 to recognize individuals or groups who have made a long term positive impact on the motorcycle community. After vetting and voting, the Class […]

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Celebrates Success & Upcoming Expansion

From the motorcycles to the industry’s pioneers and innovators, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame recognizes every aspect of what makes motorcycling great. The Museum was chartered in 2001 to recognize individuals or groups who have made a long term positive impact on the motorcycle community, and plans call for improvements that will […]

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Salutes Freedom Fighter

In keeping with the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum’s mission to Honor the Ride, a special “Freedom Fighter” award recognizing an individual who has fought to protect the rights of motorcyclists was instituted. For 2016, the Freedom Fighter is Gary Wetzel, a Vietnam Veteran and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient who has been active for decades in […]

Brittney Olsen and the Inaugural Spirit of Sturgis Festival

Brittney Olsen hosts inaugural vintage moto racing festival in Sturgis Brittney Olsen, 27 year old antique motorcycle racer and founder of 20th Century Racing, is among the fearlessly fast champions whose name graces the motorcycle racing history books, especially in Sturgis, South Dakota, where she claimed two of her victories on the Historical Half Mile at the Meade […]