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FIM Bans James Stewart from Racing for One Year

James Stewart FIM ban

As competitors, teams, and the highly dedicated fans of Supercross eagerly anticipate the start of the 2015 season, the industry has been rocked with the announcement by the Federation of International Motorcycling (FIM) that James Stewart has been banned from racing anywhere for an entire year after failing a drug test during the 2014 SX […]

AMA Pro Flat Track 2015 Schedule Released

AMA Pro Flat Track Race

Recently, the American Motorcycle Association (AMA) released the Pro Flat Track 2015 schedule, just a week after they changed the name for the events two racing classes Ultimate Motorcycling reported. Additionally, the association released 12 finalized rounds with the anticipation of four more, bringing the total to 16 rounds for the series. The Pro Flat […]

2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year: Bryan Carroll and James Walker

Why We Ride Movie

The American Motorcyclist Association announced today the 2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year: AMA members Bryan Carroll and James Walker. Carroll and Walker directed and produced “Why We Ride”, a documentary that promotes modern motorcycling across every discipline and is spearheading a new era of creativity in filmmaking about the sport. The AMA Motorcyclist of […]

AMA Announces Award Nominees For 2014 AMA Championship Banquet

2014 AMA Racer Of The Year Vote

AMA Members invited to vote for AMA Athletes of the Year The American Motorcyclist Association is announcing the nominees for 2014 year-end awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that excelled in AMA competition and recreational activity during the previous 12 months. All AMA members are invited to help select the winners of the competition categories, […]

AMA Encourages Motorcycle Lane-Splitting After Study Shows Benefits

Lane Splitting In Traffic

New studies highlighted by the American Motorcyclist Association have been released exploring the statistics on motorcycle riders performing lane-splitting in California. Lane-splitting, also known as filtering, is when a motorcycle moves between traffic and driving lanes, which the AMA said is a “relatively safe maneuver” when drivers in the lane and the motorcyclist know the […]

Election Day Brings The Opportunity To Vote Like A Motorcyclist

AMA Vote Like A Motorcyclist 2014

With Election Day less than a week away, the American Motorcyclist Association is urging everyone to “Vote Like A Motorcyclist” this year. “Elections are the voting public’s opportunity to select their leaders — leaders who will make laws that may expand or limit the riding community’s freedoms for years to come,” said Wayne Allard, AMA […]

AMA Teams With Wayne National Forest To Produce ‘Don’t Ruin The Ride’ Off-Road Videos

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The American Motorcyclist Association and the U.S. Forest Service’s Wayne National Forest have jointly produced two YouTube videos promoting safe and responsible off-road motorcycling, as well as enjoyment of ATVs and other off-highway vehicles. The videos encourage riders to stay on designated trails, offer courtesy to other trail users, obtain all the required OHV permits, […]

California Studies Highlight Advantages Of Responsible Lane Splitting

Lane Splitting in traffic

Riding a motorcycle between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving traffic — a tactic known as lane splitting — is a relatively safe maneuver when both the motorcyclist and nearby drivers know the law and adhere to “safe and prudent” practices, according to two California studies released this week. One report is a crash […]

AMA Warns CDC Focus on Ebola, Allocate Funds Towards Disease, Not Motorcycle Helmets

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With Ebola on American soil and one U.S. child lost to the enterovirus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is trotting out its tired old arguments that it needs more money to respond to such crises, but the American Motorcyclist Association believes the CDC’s problem is misallocation, not insufficient funds. “Instead of focusing on infectious […]

AIMExpo Scheduled For October

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Motorcycle riders will flock to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, October 16 to 19, for the 2014 American International Motorcycle Expo. Attendees will be given the opportunity to learn more about motorcycles and get an up-close look at new products. “Trade attendees have access to the most comprehensive education and networking opportunities in the […]