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American Rider May 2024

Check Out the American Rider May 2024 Issue!

Subscribe Now In the May issue of American Rider, we bring you reviews of the thoroughly revamped 2025 Indian Scout lineup. Built around an all-new frame and powered by a mostly new 1,250cc V-Twin, the Scout...
American Rider - April 2024

April 2024

We kicked off the riding season with a trip to Daytona Bike Week, where we enjoyed incredible bike shows, action-packed racing, and a ride on Harley’s new Street Glide to Cocoa Beach.
American Rider March 2024

March 2024

In the March issue of American Rider, we review Harley-Davidson’s latest CVO model…on a racetrack! The new CVO Road Glide ST ups the ante in the bagger segment with performance upgrades that include a 121ci High Output V-Twin and two Track ride modes. We also test the 2024 Road Glide and Street Glide models with new fairing designs and a gigantic TFT instrument panel, both borrowed from the CVO Glides that debuted last summer.
American Rider February 2024

February 2024

ON THE COVER: The Vance & Hines Road Glide that won the 2023 King Of The Baggers championship gets tested by globetrotting motojournalist Alan Cathcart. Photo by Oli Tennent.
American Rider December 2023

December 2023

ON THE COVER: David Reidie rumbles in the rain aboard his 1929 Harley-Davidson JDH, competing in the Motorcycle Cannonball for bikes built prior to 1941. Reidie traveled all the way from Australia, where he curates the Harley City Collection. Photo by Olivier Touron.
American Rider November 2023

November 2023

ON THE COVER: The sun shines brightly on the Highway King, a model from Harley- Davidson’s Icons line that channels the look and the vibe of the venerable 1968 Electra Glide as fi tted with the King of the Highway touring package. It’s old- school cool! Photo by James Martinec.
American Rider - October 2023

October 2023

ON THE COVER: It would require about a quarter-million dollars to purchase the exquisite pair of American streetfighters on our cover. Globetrotting motojournalist Alan Cathcart takes them for a spin. Photos by Phil Hawkins.
American Rider - September 2023

September 2023

ON THE COVER: The classic American rivalry stretching back more than a century is featured in this issue, including the battles between Harley-Davidson Road Glides and Indian Challengers on the street and on the racetrack.
American Rider - August 2023

August 2023

ON THE COVER: It’s Indian versus Harley again, with Indian’s Sport Chief going head to head against the venerable Harley-Davidson Low Rider S. Photo by Kevin Wing.
American Rider - July 2023

July 2023

ON THE COVER: A bunch of heavy hitters in our Chopper Friends Throwdown cover story, with Xavier Muriel (Providence Cycle Worx) and Brandon Hoffman in the front row. In the back row are Ari Levenbaum (Law Tigers), Tom Keefer (Franklin Church Choppers Inc.), Brian Klock (Klock Werks), Justin Umbs (Stellar Cycles/Superstition H-D), Chris Callen (Cycle Source), Jason Mook (Deadwood Custom Cycles), Fred “Flash” Van de Perre (Bikers Against Bullies), and Rick Hoffman. Photo by Olivier Touron. 
American Rider - June 2023

June 2023

ON THE COVER: The Springer fork is both vintage and timeless, with a brilliant ornateness not seen in modern telescopic forks. This magical image was captured by Olivier Touron during Arizona Bike Week.
American Rider - May 2023

May 2023

ON THE COVER: A humble 883 Sportster was transformed into this stunning street-tracker by Bill Brosius as a tribute to his ailing father, Jay. Photo by Bill Brosius.
American Rider - April 2023

April 2023

ON THE COVER: As the title-winning bike of the King Of The Baggers championship, Indian’s Challenger earns bragging rights as the world’s raciest bagger. We pushed racer Tyler O’Hara off his bike so we could take it for hot laps at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway. Photo by Garth Milan.
American Rider - March 2023

March 2023

ON THE COVER: Harley-Davidson’s VL series is often overshadowed by the J/JD and Knucklehead, so Panhead Jim takes us for a ride on his VL to shine a light on its important role in MoCo history. Photo by Panhead Jim.