June 2022

American Rider - June 2022

ON THE COVER:

Rolling free on a tasty big-wheel bagger on the way to Arizona Bike Week. Photo by Rusty Childress. 

FEATURES:

MAKING THEIR MARQUE 
The Hired Gun – Arthur Constantine and Excelsior  

OBSCURITY FILES 
Excelsior: Third of the Big Three  

COLORADO RIVER RALLIES 
Filling the void of the Laughlin River Run  

INDIAN MOTORCYCLE VS. HARLEY-DAVIDSON – YET AGAIN!   
American-made liquid-cooled V-Twins come of age  

2022 INDIAN SCOUT ROGUE REVIEW   
Goin’ Rogue!  

2022 HARLEY-DAVIDSON NIGHTSTER REVIEW  
New chapter in the Sportster story   

THE ONE MOTO SHOW   
The Sportster reinvented    

ON THE PROWL   
Back to the basics     

ARIZONA BIKE WEEK 2022    
The 25th anniversary of AZBW     

NUGGETS OF GOLD    
A preview of the 82nd Sturgis Rally and 13 must-see places     

LAST PAGE
Choppers only      

COLUMNS:

RUBBER-SIDE DOWN

UNREPENTANT CURMUDGEON

DEPARTMENTS:

RUMBLINGS
News, notes, and natterings from the American V-Twin world

COMBAT HERO BIKE BUILD 
A performance trike for a hero 

AR TESTED 
Fuel Moto Carbon Fiber Slip-On Review 

CALENDAR
Can’t-miss events

PARTZ
Cruisin’ gear you just gotta have