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Bill Werner selected as 2017 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend

Ceremony on Sept. 22 in Columbus honors Werner and inducts five new Hall of Famers   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Each year at the ceremony inducting a new class into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, an existing Hall of Fame member is honored as an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend. For 2017, the recipient […]

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Carey Hart Gets Tattooed with Ink from Indian Motorcycle

Motorcycles are in his blood. To prove it in grand fashion, self-described rebel and third generation motorcycle rider, Carey Hart used a unique ink to permanently inscribe his son’s name on his neck. Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, has created the world’s first tattoo ink composed of the carbon from freestyle motocross icon Carey Hart’s […]

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AMA Hall of Famer Bill Baird passes away

    Services scheduled for July 21-22 PICKERINGTON, Ohio — AMA Hall of Famer Bill Baird passed away early Wednesday, July 12, as a result of injuries he sustained from a previous fall. He was 88.   Mr. Baird was the leading AMA National Enduro Rider from the mid-1950s to the late 1960s and won […]

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J&P Cycles Named “Official Motorcycle Aftermarket Retailer of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

IRVING, Texas — July 12, 2017 — J&P Cycles, the world’s largest aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories retailer, announced a multi-year partnership with the City of Sturgis, South Dakota to be the “Official Motorcycle Aftermarket Retailer” of the legendary Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ held each August. This year’s Rally is Aug. 4-13, 2017. The partnership is […]

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A Life Built on Swap-Meeting

In advance of the Donnie Smith Show this year, I had the good fortune to speak with John Parham about his swap meet days and the origins of the DS show. See, the current Donnie Smith Show was originally a J&P Parts Extravaganza, started by Parham himself 30 years before! Now, as we mourn the […]

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The Donnie Smith Show: Alive and Kicking at 30

It’s no secret: we love the Donnie Smith Show. We cover it every year for Iron Trader News, as we did for decades at IronWorks. Why? Because it’s the most genuine bike show attached to the biggest swap meet in the Midwest and it has kicked off the riding season here for the last 30 […]

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THE WILD GYPSY TOUR

Women’s only festival during The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally at the legendary Buffalo Chip (Sturgis, SD)- Experience the first-ever all-women’s camping and motorcycle festival at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip kicking off the 77th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally on August 4-7, 2017 in South Dakota. Women from all over the world will gather in the mecca for […]

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2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee Dave Nichols

Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame announced Dave Nichols as inductee into the 2017 class. An avid motorcyclist since the age of 15, Dave is the editor-in-chief of Easyriders and V-Twin motorcycle magazines since 1998 currently overseeing ten automotive, motorcycle and tattoo-related magazine titles for Paisano Publications. Nichols was the on-camera host of V-Twin TV, […]

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