Category Archives: Classic Harley Events

Motorcycle Cannonball 2014 – Adventure Power’s Team American Iron

The third running of the coast-to-coast Motorcycle Cannonball is less than a month away and this one is going to be amazing. Covering over 4,000 miles it runs from Daytona Beach, Florida to Tacoma, Washington. (Map and details at www.MotorcycleCannonball.com). … Continue reading

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4 Classic Harley Riders On Team American Iron To Cross US on Motorcycle Cannonball

The third running of the bi-annual Motorcycle Cannonball will cross the US again in September 2014. This time it is from Daytona FL to Tacoma, WA on 1936 and older motorcycles. Battery maker Adventure Power is the title sponsor for … Continue reading

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1914 Dodge City 300 Motorcycle Races – “The Coyote Classic”

Originally posted on Riding Vintage. The inaugural Dodge City 300 was held on July 4, 1914 on a 2-mile oval dirt track located northeast of town.   This was an officially sanctioned event of the FAM (Federation of American Motorcyclist) … Continue reading

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2014 Kickstart Classic Ride For Vintage Harleys & More

The Kickstart Classic ride is open to all makes, models and years of motorcycles (with or without kickstarters). 2014 will be the fourth year American Iron Magazine, Motorcycle Bagger and Motorcycle magazine put on this two-day ride. This year, the … Continue reading

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Classic Harley News: Motorcycle Cannonball 2014 Route, Dates and More

This is the route and planned dates for the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball. In working on this route for the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball endurance event, they have tried to fulfill several criteria: A coast-to-coast route across the United States. We start the … Continue reading

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4 Classic Harley Riders Form Team American Iron For Motorcycle Cannonball 2014

The Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run is returning for 2014 and it will be the most challenging to date. This will be the third running of the coast-to-coast endurance ride for classic motorcycles and riders. It will start in Daytona Beach, … Continue reading

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American Iron Magazine’s Motorcycle Honor Ride to Milwaukee For Harley’s 110th

The crew from American Iron Magazine put together another free Honor Ride, sponsored by Geico Motorcycle insurance, for new and classic Harleys to Milwaukee for the 110th anniversary. Buzz Kanter’s 1948 Harley Panhead Buzz Kanter will be leading the classic … Continue reading

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2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Ride & Buzz Kanter’s 1936 Harley VLH

The initial information for the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball has been announced, and I plan on riding my dirty 1936 VLH (Very Leaky Harley?) Harley and following the progress in the pages of American Iron Magazine. The brief details of the … Continue reading

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Celebrities Ride Classic 1914 and 1915 Harleys From Sturgis to Milwaukee For Harley 110th Anniversary!

A long ride on very old motorcycles is the near future for Doobie Brother guitarist Pat Simmons and his wife, American Iron Magazine columnist, Cris Sommer Simmons. On the August 20 the pair will depart from the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum in Sturgis, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: First Start For 1948 Harley Panhead In Many Years

I last rode this classic Harley Panhead 4 or 5 years ago. Then I parked it and have not done much with this bike since then, other than pull the battery to use in another old Harley. After a few … Continue reading

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