Father & Son Swapmeet Project 1940 Indian Sport Scout Video

Built from various swapmeet parts, this sweet running Indian Sport Scout is featured in the new issue of the all tech American Iron Garage.

Putting Actions Into Words

…find out what’s going on around the industry to further our cause I know what you’re thinking: Steve got the headline wrong. Usually it’s the other way around, right? While usually true, that’s not the case this time around. Let me explain. Increasing ridership are the buzzwords of the day, and Harley-Davidson’s plan to add […]

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 […]

1952 Harley-Davidson KR Tribute Bike

By Jim Babchak Photos by Don Rogers Basket Case Restored to Race Quality Racing has always been one of the most exciting elements of motorcycling, and in the late 1940s and early ’50s flat track racing was a hugely popular sport that pitted Harley-Davidson against Indian and a few other imports of the era. Founded […]

American Iron Magazines Expand & Staff Up

“The American Iron products are as solid as the name implies.”

Making An Electrical Connection

Why isn’t the classic feet-forward, low-seat chassis layout of typical American cruisers being utilized? At the time of this writing, Tesla’s Elon Musk had just unveiled his latest creation and unleashed it to the public: the Tesla Roadster. While out of reach to the masses, it has captured the attention of many a gearhead with […]

New Year’s Moto Resolutions

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I had the good fortune to buy Butch Baer’s 1937 Indian Sport Scout racer Yes, I know about all the goofy New Year’s resolutions, and it’s that time of year when we get to read or hear about lots of them. But I’m going to make a few here […]

The Epic Moto Co Dirt Tracker

THE EPIC DIRT TRACKER Hold On—You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet! Byline:  Wayne Scraba Photo Credits: Don Kates/Shooters Images   “Crossed Wires: Missed Communication & Misaligned Planets” In issue #357 of American Iron, we presented a feature on one of Epic Moto’s new dirt tracker bikes based upon Harley-Davidson baggers. Without question, they’re wicked cool motorcycles, […]

Tradition Revival

I mean, who doesn’t have a desk drawer full of pins? It’s all the rage these days. From the huge OEM manufacturers that produce the bikes to the dealerships that sell the bikes to the magazine staff that writes about the bikes, everyone is trying to figure out how to increase motorcycle ridership. Everyone online […]

Year End Review & Look Forward

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I have no fear about motorcycling going away This is our last issue of the year, so it’s a good time to look back and reflect on the motorcycle activity of the past year and to consider what we might experience in the new year. As the editor in […]