American Rider - October 2023

Check Out the American Rider October 2023 Issue!

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.
American Rider - February 2023

February 2023

ON THE COVER: Paddy Snowdon’s impressive man cave hosted the inaugural Matariki Vintage Bike Show in New Zealand. Photo by Uli Cloesen.
American Rider - January 2023

January 2023

ON THE COVER: Roger Green had enough time during the 2022 Cross Country Chase to stop for a photo in front of the store he visited during a cross-country trip in 1996. Posing for this photo, shot by Olivier Touron, didn’t prevent him from earning the overall win.
American Rider - December 2022

December 2022

ON THE COVER: Editor Duke scythes the hills of Malibu aboard the most expensive production bike he’s ever straddled, the magnificent ARCH 1s. BTW, Keanu says hi!
American Rider - November 2022

November 2022

ON THE COVER: France has been an ally of the United States since 1778 and the Revolutionary War. The alliance continues in our “American in Paris” story, which culminated with this shot of two made-in-Milwaukee Harleys in front of one of the world’s most famous landmarks, the Eiffel Tower. Photo by Shelly Denny.
American Rider - October 2022

October 2022

ON THE COVER: Sturgis gleams in the evening light, capping off another terrific day and announcing another exciting night. Photo by Kevin Duke.
American Rider - September 2022

September 2022

ON THE COVER: Jeff Decker is a keen motorcycle enthusiast who has become famous for his bronze sculptures, most notably the 16-foot-tall “The Hill Climber” located at the Harley-Davidson Museum. Here he poses next to a few of his creations displayed at the Legends Motor Co. museum in Utah. Photo by Olivier Touron.