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Election Day Brings The Opportunity To Vote Like A Motorcyclist

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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, […]

Lower Gas Prices Means More Bang For Your Buck

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The average cost of gas in the U.S. has dropped to a new low, that hasn’t been seen in over several years, according to the American Automobile Association. The national average, as of Oct 20, stood at $3.10 – the lowest price since February 1, 2011. In some areas of the country gas has fallen […]

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 […]

Let’s Ride! 2014 California Red Sticker Riding Season Opens Statewide

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Yesterday was a good day for many dirt bike enthusiasts as the remaining swath of Off Highway Vehicle Areas (OHVA) in California opened up for dirt bikes and other vehicles marked with red stickers. The red and green sticker program was established by the California Air Resources Board and the California Department of Motor Vehicles […]

Federal Government Considers Banning Passengers In ATVs

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Having more than one rider on an ATV can be dangerous, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission is looking to put forth a ban on this practice. The organization recently issued a request for more information on how to essentially prohibit more than one rider from riding in an ATV. “Since the 1980s, the CPSC has addressed […]

Overland Expo East Comes But Once A Year

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Adventurers from all walks of life will flock to Overland Expo East at Taylor Ranch in Fletcher, North Carolina. The event, held from Oct. 3-5, brings out people riding all different types of machines, from massive overland vehicles to custom ATVs. No matter how far away the expo is, that won’t stop some people from getting there. “I […]

Scott Releases Limited-Edition Goggles For Breast Cancer Awareness

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Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, aside from certain skin cancers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Scott USA is looking to do their part to raise awareness of breast cancer, announcing it has released a limited run of pink goggles. The company said it will generate $10,000 in proceeds, […]

Can-Am Boosts the Side-by-Side World: The New Turbo Powered Maverick

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The 2015 Can-Am side-by-side lineup just got big boost – a turbo boost that is. The powersports manufacturer recently announced that its new two seater Maverick X ds and four seater Maverick Max X ds models will be available with a factory installed turbochargers mated to the already potent Rotax 1000R engine. This is the […]

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 […]