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Johnson Valley Protection Effort Clears Major Hurdle

Johnson Valley Protection Effort Clears Major Hurdle

Effort To Protect California’s Johnson Valley Riding Area Clears Major Hurdle The National Defense Authorization Act, which includes language to create the Johnson Valley National Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area in California to protect it from a military takeover, has cleared the U.S. House, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On June 14, the House approved the […]

American Motorcyclist Association Honors Fallen Veterans

Memorial Day Riders

The American Motorcyclist Association expresses its deepest gratitude to the families and friends of loved ones who have given the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States, and honors their memories on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. “Motorcyclists everywhere salute the sacrifices of America’s armed forces and the U.S. citizens who have perished in […]

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 […]

Zero Motorcycles Creates Special Military Model

2013 Zero MMX Military Motorcycle

Zero Motorcycles recently created a special model of its electric bike specifically for the U.S. military. The machine, the 2013 Zero MMX, was made for U.S. Special Operations Forces and will be used in situations where the silence, long range, minimal heat signature, speed and agility could benefit the group. “The military needed a very specific […]

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 […]

Bruce Willis Puts Second Bike On The Auction Block

Bruce Willis Auction - 1988 Yamaha TW200 Trailway

Bruce Willis donated five motorcycles from his private collection in order to raise money for charity, and the second of these bikes is now on the auction block. Willis, who was born on a U.S. military base in Germany, donated his bikes in order to support the armed forces. The 1988 Yamaha TW200 Trailway is currently […]

Army National Guard Extends Partnership With AMA Racing

Roger Lee Hayden 2012 AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike Homestead-Miami - 1st Place

AMA Pro Racing and the Army National Guard have reached an agreement that will extend their partnership through the 2013 season. This will be the fifth straight year that the two organizations have worked together. The team effort began in 2009, when racing fans at live events were treated to promotions and outreach programs from the […]

Joe Rocket’s New Motorcycle Boots Make A ‘Big Bang’ 

Joe Rocket Big Bang 2.0 Motorcycle Boot

The importance of having a proper motorcycle riding boot cannot be understated, especially during the colder months of the year. Joe Rocket is one brand that understands this fact, and it has created the Big Bang 2.0 Boot to give riders comfort and support in all situations. While some motorcycle accessories may look out of […]

Military Base Expansion Into Johnson Valley OHV Riding Area Hit Snag

Military Base Expansion Into Johnson Valley OHV Riding Area Hit Snag

Military Efforts To Expand Base Into California’s Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Riding Area Hit Snag The U.S. military can’t spend a dime on expanding a Marine base into the popular Johnson Valley off-highway vehicle riding area in California until the Navy files a report on off-highway riding with Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On […]