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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 […]

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, […]

Introducing Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oil/Red Bull/KTM Team

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Troy Lee Designs Announces New Multi-Year Deal with KTM Motorsports Troy Lee Designs (TLD) announces a multi-year deal with KTM Motorsports which will see the Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM team riders compete in both the 2015 AMA Supercross Series as well as the 2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross […]

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 […]

Chaparral Pro Works Program

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Every dirt bike rider, dreams of owning a bike prepped to pro-level standards. While Chaparral Motorsports can’t help much in the way of getting your riding skills equal to that of the pros, with its new venture, Chaparral Pro Works, we can put you in the seat of a factory-level race bike (or darn near […]

KTM Releasing New 1290 Super Adventure

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KTM, a leading motorcycle manufacturer, recently announced that it will be adding a new bike to its lineup in 2015. As the name suggests, the 1290 Super Adventure is based off 2014’s 1190 Adventure model. The new bike will not only add displacement , but fuel capacity as well, since it features a larger fuel tank than the outgoing bike. […]

Senate Transportation Bill Includes Recreational Trails Program

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Two more committees, House yet to weigh in The transportation bill announced Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee includes a re-authorization of the Recreational Trails Program, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The Recreational Trails Program is an $85 million initiative that funds motorized recreational trails. The […]

EPA Acknowledges that Ethanol Damages Engines

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines by increasing exhaust temperatures and indirectly causing component failures, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The EPA statements are found in a rule proposal issued by the Federal Trade Commission regarding a new label for pumps […]