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American Motorcyclist Association Highlights May As Motorcycle Awareness Month

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With the beginning of Motorcycle Awareness Month on May 1, the American Motorcyclist Association is issuing a special appeal to motorists to be aware of their driving environment, check mirrors and blind spots before changing lanes and, especially, to watch for motorcyclists. “The warmer weather in May brings out the riders who have been unable […]

2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year: Bryan Carroll and James Walker

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The American Motorcyclist Association announced today the 2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year: AMA members Bryan Carroll and James Walker. Carroll and Walker directed and produced “Why We Ride”, a documentary that promotes modern motorcycling across every discipline and is spearheading a new era of creativity in filmmaking about the sport. The AMA Motorcyclist of […]

Take Action Against CPSC’s Proposed Rulemaking on UTVs/ROVs

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The Federal Government wants to design your next off-road side-by-side vehicle by mandating handling and performance capabilities and requiring excessive and potentially unsafe restraint systems. If not halted, the mandate will limit the off-road community’s options. Your immediate action is needed now. By reaching out to your elected officials and letting them know you oppose […]

Election Day Brings The Opportunity To Vote Like A Motorcyclist

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With Election Day less than a week away, the American Motorcyclist Association is urging everyone to “Vote Like A Motorcyclist” this year. “Elections are the voting public’s opportunity to select their leaders — leaders who will make laws that may expand or limit the riding community’s freedoms for years to come,” said Wayne Allard, AMA […]

2013 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

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Ricky Carmichael, Mike and Dianne Traynor, Norm McDonald among 12 nominees for AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2013 A dominant AMA Supercross and motocross champion nicknamed “The GOAT” (The Greatest Of All Time), a pair of riders who helped raise tens of millions of dollars in search of the cause of and cure […]

Congress Creates Official Motorcycle Safety Caucus

Congress Creates Official Motorcycle Safety Caucus

The Congressional Motorcycle Caucus has officially been registered for the 113th Congress, marking the fourth consecutive session at which the group has been formed. Comprised of bipartisan politicians from a number of states, the CMC aims to address major issues that involve motorcycles while also improving safety. “I look forward to growing the Motorcycle Caucus […]

Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed In US House

Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed In US House

U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) and Tim Griffin (R-Ark.) are serving as co-chairmen of the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus for the new 113th Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The bi-partisan caucus, which has existed for many years, was formally recognized by the House for the new Congress. Official caucuses must register and be recognized at […]

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 […]

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 […]

AMA Freedom Friday – No Motorcycles Allowed!

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‘No Motorcycles Allowed’ Is Focus Of American Motorcyclist Association’s Freedom Friday, April 12 Whether banned from public beachside parks, private gated communities or acre after acre of public land, motorcyclists bristle when they see signs that say: “No Motorcycles Allowed.” Motorcycle bans are the focus of the American Motorcyclist Association’s “Freedom Friday” on April 12 […]