July 2022

American Rider - July 2022

ON THE COVER:

The new Harley-Davidson Low Rider ST picks up where the revered FXRT left off. Photo by James Martinec.  

FEATURES:

MAKING THEIR MARQUE 
Joseph Merkel – What’s a Merkel and how did it fly?   

OBSCURITY FILES 
The Flying Merkel: The spark of independent innovation   

2022 HARLEY-DAVIDSON LOW RIDER ST REVIEW
The FXRT reinvented!   

FXR THROWDOWN  
All in the family for these FXR lovers   

2022 INDIAN PURSUIT LIMITED  
The Pursuit of luxury   

STURGIS CALENDAR OF EVENTS 

LAST PAGE
The Quail Motorcycle Gathering       

COLUMNS:

RUBBER-SIDE DOWN

UNREPENTANT CURMUDGEON

DEPARTMENTS:

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

CALENDAR
Can’t-miss events

PARTZ
Cruisin’ gear you just gotta have