Category Archives: Classic Harley Events

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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American Iron Magazine Honor Ride To Milwaukee – Classic 1948 Panhead

After sitting for several years I am making good progress in sorting and pepping my 1948 Harley Panhead to ride to Milwaukee for Harley’s 110th anniversary party on the American Iron Magazine Honor Ride in August. 1948 Harley Panhead motorcycle I plan … Continue reading

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Classic Harley Ride To Milwaukee For Harley’s 110th Birthday Party

OK, I think I have my travel plans to Sturgis pretty close to wrapped up. So now I need to figure out what I am riding to Harley’s 110th birthday party. We at American Iron Magazine, Motorcycle Bagger and RoadBike are putting together a free … Continue reading

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Prepping To Ride Classic 1936 Harley VLH On Motorcycle Cannonball 2014

It seems my lot in life is to ride the newest possible model and year of Harley in each Motorcycle Cannonball event. The first one was in 2010 and I rode a 1915 Harley with a cut-off year of 1915. … Continue reading

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What’s In The Barn Classic Motorcycle TV Show From Dale Walksler of Wheels Through Time

Finally, some TV worth watching. Our friend and classic motorcycle guru Dale Walksler of Wheels Through Time museum has a new TV show on Velocity Channel called What’s In The Barn. The show focuses on Dales searching out old and rare … Continue reading

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Buzz Kanter & Motorcycle Cannonball 2014 Classic Ride Diary

Motorcycle Cannonball – an exciting event in the life of any classic motorcycle enthusiast. Looks like we are going to do it again in 2014. I helped rebuild and then I rode a 1915 Harley most of the way across … Continue reading

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Possible 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Vintage Ride

Lonnie Isam, Jr., the man who got the Motorcycle Cannonball rolling, has announced he is considering a third coast to coast ride in September 2014. “I have been exploring the possibility of putting on another Cannonball event in 2014. Although … Continue reading

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