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Bonnier Corp Buys Multiple Motorcycle Magazine Brands

Bonnier Corporation Buys Motorcycle Magazine Brands

Bonnier Corp. Builds On Dominance In Motorcycle Market — Acquires Multiple Brands Bonnier Corp. has expanded its presence as the pre-eminent publisher in the men’s market and the motorcycle market, acquiring nine motorcycle brands from Source Interlink Media. Under the deal, Bonnier acquires Motorcyclist, Sport Rider, Dirt Rider, Motorcycle Cruiser, Hot Bike, Baggers, Super Streetbike, […]

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 Fights Utah Wilderness Bill In Congress

AMA Fights Utah Wilderness Bill In Congress

Legislation Would Close 9 Million Acres Of Utah Public Land To Riding Bills that would close 9.1 million acres of Utah public land to off-highway vehicles have been introduced in Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.) introduced H.R. 1630, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced S. 769, on April […]

Every Day Is Earth Day For Motorcyclists

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As conservation takes center stage on April 22, 2013 for Earth Day, the American Motorcyclist Association salutes motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders nationwide who do volunteer work on public land. The AMA also salutes street riders, noting there are many environmental benefits to commuting and traveling on a motorcycle or scooter. “For motorcyclists, every day […]

US Lawmaker Opposes Navy Takeover Of Johnson Valley Riding Area

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Key U.S. Lawmaker Opposes Navy Takeover Of California’s Johnson Valley Riding Area In a blow to U.S. Navy efforts to expand a military base into the popular Johnson Valley off-highway vehicle riding area in Southern California, a key federal lawmaker is offering a proposal to block the effort, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The Department […]

American Motorcyclist Association Honors U.S. Lawmakers

AMA Honors U.S. Lawmakers

The American Motorcyclist Association, which is the premier advocate for motorcyclists’ freedoms in the country, honored 59 current and former federal lawmakers on Feb. 28 for their support of motorcyclists during the just-completed 112th Congress. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and former Reps. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.) and Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) topped the […]

Chaparral Motorsports Recognized As A Pro Yamaha Dealership

Chaparral Motosports Pro Yamaha Dealer

  Chaparral Motorsports Earns Yamaha’s Highest Customer Service Recognition Award – Pro Yamaha online superstore was recognized by Yamaha with it’s highest customer service recognition award, the prestigious Pro Yamaha designation. Only Yamaha dealers meeting the highest standards for customer service and training receive the Pro Yamaha Motorsports dealer designation. Pro Yamaha Motorsports dealers deliver […]

EPA Releases Guidelines For Ethanol Fuel

EPA Releases Guidelines For Ethanol Fuel

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued new fuel guidelines in response to concern from the American Motorcyclist Association and riders around the country. According to Ultimate Motorcycling, the EPA was previously considering rules that would have dispensed E10 and E15 fuel through the same hose at gas stations in the U.S., a move […]

US Motorcycle And ATV Sales Grew In 2012

US Motorcycle Sales Grew In 2012

There’s good news for motorcycle fans in the U.S. Despite previously forecasting a decline in motorcycle sales, the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) reported a 2.6 percent increase in the U.S. market during the past year, Motorcycle.com reports. It was the first time since 2002 that new bike sales in all four major segments – scooters, dual […]

Former Interior Secretary Babbit Urges Obama To Restrict Public Land Use

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American Motorcyclist Association Disappointed By Bruce Babbitt Comments Former U.S. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt is wrong to urge President Obama to use executive powers to close off public land, the American Motorcyclist Association said. In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 5, Babbitt, who served as Interior secretary under […]