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AMA Announces 2014 ISDE U.S. World Trophy Team

Mike Brown 2014 ISDE US World Trophy Team Captain

The American Motorcyclist Association has announced the U.S. World Trophy Team for the 89th International Six Days Enduro, the world’s premier off-road world championship event. Leading the U.S. riders in San Juan, Argentina, Nov. 3-8, will be Mike Brown, Thad DuVall, Charlie Mullins, Zach Osborne, Taylor Robert and Kailub Russell. Antti Kallonen, who guides KTM’s […]

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 […]

Distracted Driving Is Deadly Driving

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The perils of distracted driving take a front seat during May, which is designated as national Motorcycle Awareness Month. The initiative, supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, encourages drivers to watch for motorcycles and understand that motorcycle riders enjoy the same rights and privileges as operators of other vehicles. The slogans are everywhere, […]

Governors’ Report: Motorcyclist Fatalities Fell 7 Percent In 2013

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For the second time in five years, motorcyclist fatalities are projected to decrease, according to a report released May 6 by the Governors Highway Safety Association, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. Dr. James Hedlund of Highway Safety North, a former senior official with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, authored the “Spotlight on Safety” report, […]

BMW Motorcycles Selling Like Hotcakes

BMW has had a strong year in selling motorcycles.

BMW Motorrad recently announced that it recorded its best monthly motorcycle sales in company history in March. As the spring riding season has arrived and the improving weather has consumers more optimistic, BMW saw gains in sales. According to the report, BMW sold 15,183 motorcycles and maxi scooters in March, marking a 16.2 percent increase when […]

April Is Check Your Helmet Month

April is Check Your Helmet Month

As the weather is warming up, motorcyclists will be hitting the road more and more. And as the riding season begins, Harley-Davidson is reminding riders to make sure their helmets are safe. The motorcycle maker recently declared that April is Check Your Helmet month. Riders are encouraged to assess the state of their helmet, and if it’s […]

AMA Supporter Tom Petri To Retire From Congress

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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 […]

Off-road Star Cody Webb Signs Title Sponsorship Deal With GEICO

Cody Webb 2013 AMA EnduroCross - Beta 300 Two-Stroke

When the 2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship, fueled by Monster Energy and presented by Lucas Oil, kicks off May 2 in Las Vegas, championship contender and multiple race-winner Cody Webb will be representing longtime series title sponsor GEICO on the racetrack. Webb, a 25-year-old Northern California native, brings his talents on his Factory Beta motorcycle […]

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 […]

FansChoice.tv Brings Race Track To The Fans

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AMA Pro, IMSA & NASCAR Team To Launch Live Streaming Site Coverage Compliments Extensive Slate of Television Broadcast Options Motorcycle races at Daytona. Sports cars at Watkins Glen. Modifieds at Langley. For race fans, if they couldn’t make it to the track and the event didn’t have television coverage, there hasn’t been an option to […]