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American Motorcyclist Association Honors Fallen Veterans

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The American Motorcyclist Association expresses its deepest gratitude to the families and friends of loved ones who have given the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States, and honors their memories on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. “Motorcyclists everywhere salute the sacrifices of America’s armed forces and the U.S. citizens who have perished in […]

Legislation Protecting Johnson Valley OHV Area Advances

Legislation Protecting Johnson Valley OHV Area Advances

Bill To Protect California’s Johnson Valley From Takeover Advances In U.S. House A bill to block a U.S. Marine Corps takeover of California’s Johnson Valley off-highway vehicle recreation area was approved by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources on May 15, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The bill, H.R. 1676, introduced by Rep. Paul […]

AMA Opens Registration For 2013 Champions Banquet

AMA Opens Registration For 2013 Champions Banquet

American Motorcyclist Association Opens Registration For Banquet Honoring 2013 Champions The American Motorcyclist Association has opened registration for the 2013 AMA Championship Banquet. This year’s AMA national champions in motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle competition will be honored Jan. 18, 2014, at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus, Ohio. “One feature that makes AMA-sanctioned competition stand […]

Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed In US House

Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed In US House

U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) and Tim Griffin (R-Ark.) are serving as co-chairmen of the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus for the new 113th Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The bi-partisan caucus, which has existed for many years, was formally recognized by the House for the new Congress. Official caucuses must register and be recognized at […]

Torsten Hallman To Be Honored As An AMA Motorcycle Hall Of Fame Legend

Torsten Hallman To Be Honored As An AMA Motorcycle Hall Of Fame

Torsten Hallman was instrumental in the introduction of motocross to America, and on Friday, Oct. 18, he will be honored as an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend. Hallman, an existing Hall of Famer, will be recognized alongside the class of 2013 as part of the AMA Legends Weekend, hosted by the American Motorcyclist Association, […]

Congressional Bill To Stop Funding Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Congressional Bill To Stop Funding Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

U.S. Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Stop Funding For Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints A U.S. lawmaker has introduced a bill to not only end funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints but also to put more emphasis on motorcycle safety programs, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On May 7, U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) introduced H.R. 1861 to prohibit the U.S. […]

AMA Supercross Releases 2014 Schedule

AMA Supercross Releases 2014 Schedule

AMA Supercross only just wrapped up its 2013 motorsports season, but it’s already planning on returning to bigger and better things in 2014. The series recently released the schedule for next year’s events, and if all goes according to plan, it will be hitting up some of the largest stadiums in the U.S. For the […]

AMA Prepares Teams For 2013 ISDE

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AMA Gears Up For 2013 International Six Days Enduro World Trophy Hunt The International Six Days Enduro is one of the longest-running world championship motorsports competitions. Each year the American Motorcyclist Association sends a team of talented and seasoned racers to compete for the ISDE World Trophy — the sport’s most-coveted and prestigious team award. […]

AMA Launches Motorcycle Awareness Month

AMA Launches Motorcycle Awareness Month

The beginning of May marks the start of the AMA’s annual Motorcycle Awareness Month. This is the latest effort aiming to increase the safety of motorcyclists on public roads, working to inform drivers about the presence of riders and the best habits that can result in a better experience for all. “Motorcycle Awareness Month serves […]

AMA Focused On Stopping Distracted Driving

AMA Focused On Stopping Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the American Motorcyclist Association is doing its part to promote safer practices among motorcyclists. Some measures, such as eliminating phone use when driving a car or riding a motorcycle, are positive first steps, but motorists need to commit to other good habits as well. Imposing penalties for people […]