KTM Releasing New 1290 Super Adventure

2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure at the Marina

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

ATV on Leafy Trail

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 […]

Get Ready For A Weekend Ride

2013 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS - Parked

Spring is here and more motorcyclists are taking to trails and streets as the weather continues to improve. However, those heading out for a long weekend ride are encouraged to take some steps to ensure they are completely ready. It’s been a long and harsh winter, so making sure everything is up to snuff will […]

AMA Supporter Tom Petri To Retire From Congress

Capitol Building

Wisconsin Representative Has Served Since 1979 U.S. Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.) recently announced that he will not seek reelection. The announcement came during a town meeting at the Neenah, Wis., City Council Chambers. Petri has served in Congress since 1979. The American Motorcyclist Association honored Petri in 2013 as a Supporter of the AMA in […]

Help ASA Remove Glamis Closure Stakes

2014 Can-Am Maverick Family - Action

The Day Has Come – Your Help Is Needed To Help Remove The Closure Stakes! The American Sand Association (aSa) is working on a volunteer effort, in conjunction with the Bureau of Land Management, to start the process of removing the closure stakes in the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area. More specifically, the small central […]

New to You: 40,000 Acres to Be opened for OHV in Glamis Dunes

2014 Polaris RZR XP 1000 EPS - Dunes

Off road or Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts have a big reason to celebrate this week, about 40,000 acres worth of celebrating actually, as a large section of the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area—AKA Glamis—that had been off limits will open up this coming fall. For 14 years sections of the dunes had been closed […]

Ride With Friends And Family During AMA Go Ride! Month

2014 Indian Chieftain In Action

Week 2 Theme: Go Ride Together! AMA Go Ride! Month enters its second week today with AMA Go Ride Together! Week, when AMA members and clubs celebrate riding with family, friends and co-workers. There are plenty of opportunities on tap to observe the theme of AMA Go Ride Together! Week. The AMA Yamaha Super Ténéré […]

How to Change A Dirt Bike Motorcycle Tire Yourself

If you’re a dirt bike rider then you’ve probably spent a good deal of money on dirt bike tires and as you’ve come to learn those things can really take a toll on your wallet. While we don’t have a magic solution for an ever-lasting tire, by performing your own tire changes you can help […]

Epic Decision Portends New Balance For Re-Opening Dunes In Glamis

2014 Yamaha YFZ450R Action - Desert

Recreational visitors observing a fine flaky substance this morning at the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area (ISDRA) will be pleased to hear it is not snow but judicial manna. Barely a month following argument, U.S. District Judge Susan Illston of the U.S. Northern District Court of California yesterday issued a long-awaited decision on the 2013 […]