Monthly Archives: August 2012

Classic Harley Tech – Bosch Motorcycle Magneto Rebuild – Part 6

Part 6 of a series on rebuilding an old Bosch motorcycle magneto. This is reposted here with the permission of the author, who has asked me to list as anonymous. The story of what the professional restorer did to this magneto just … Continue reading

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Last Minute (almost) Details Prepping for Motorcycle Cannonball

We leave from Newburgh, NY for San Francisco one week from tomorrow so I am rushing around tending to the many last minute details in prepping my Harley, my tools, spares and gear, and myself for this amazing adventure. On … Continue reading

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2010 Motorcycle Cannonball Results & Review

So, looking back two years to the first Motorcycle Cannonball in 2010, how did the bikes and riders do in our quest to ride 1915 and earlier motorcycles 3,294 miles from Kitty Hawk, NC to Santa Monica, CA? I distinctly … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Cannonball Start Details

A number of people have asked about when the best time and place will be to see the start of the 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball event. So here is what I recommend. While the ride starts in Newburgh, NY at 9 … Continue reading

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1929 Harley JDH Ride Video

Ever wonder what it is like to ride a real 1929 Harley JDH on the road? I shot this video this weekend after six weeks of not riding due to the cast on my left leg.

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Where To Meet The Riders and Harleys on The Motorcycle Cannonball

A number of readers have been contacting the American Iron Magazine offices asking about details on the route for the 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball and where are the best places to see the motorcycles and riders. Even we do not know … Continue reading

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Video From First Motorcycle Cannonball in 2010

Wonderful video from the first Motorcycle Cannonball event. Click on the link to view Motorcycle Cannonball 2010  

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Motorcycle Cannonball Personal Update. First Ride in Six Weeks

The start of the Motorcycle Cannonball is looming large and I suspect all the riders, including myself are rushing around dealing with last minute details. I have heard of several riders in accidents, some of them pretty bad. And I have … Continue reading

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Team American Iron Motorcycle Cannonball Support Staff T-Shirts

If the idea of riding a pre-1930 Harley across the United States in 15 days catches your interest but you don’t have the time, money or machine to do it perhaps a Team American Iron Motorcycle Cannonball Support Staff T-shirt … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Cannonball 2012 Blog Intro

I have been getting a lot of requests for info and updates on the 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball so I have created this area dedicated to the ride, the bikes and the riders. I will update this as best I can … Continue reading

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