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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 […]

Kriega Overlander Luggage Helps Riders Find Adventure

Kriega Overlander Luggage

Riders who love adventure can find a whole lot more of it with the help of Kriega’s new OverlanderĀ 60, a soft-sided motorcycle luggage kit made for motorcyclists who ride in any conditions. Perfect for off-roading, the motorcycle gear is designed to match the security and capacity of hard luggage with the lightweight advantages of soft […]

2013 AMA Awards Acknowledge Outstanding Motorcyclists

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The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce six national awards that recognize meritorious contributions to the world of motorcycling. The AMA Board of Directors adopted the selections unanimously at its recent meeting in Indianapolis on Feb. 16. For 2013, motorcycling advocate Andy Goldfine — founder of Aerostich/RiderWearHouse and inspiration for the annual worldwide “Ride […]

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 […]

Former Interior Secretary Babbit Urges Obama To Restrict Public Land Use

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American Motorcyclist Association Disappointed By Bruce Babbitt Comments Former U.S. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt is wrong to urge President Obama to use executive powers to close off public land, the American Motorcyclist Association said. In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 5, Babbitt, who served as Interior secretary under […]

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 […]

Suzuki Agrees To EPA Fine

Suzuki Agrees To EPA Fine

Suzuki’s American corporation faces sanctions for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for importing ATVs and off-road motorcycles that do not meet EPA standards.

Sand Sports Super Show Welcomes New and Returning Exhibitors

Sand Sports Super Show Welcomes New and Returning Exhibitors

Can-Am Releases New Vehicle and New Chaparral Pavilion The 14th Annual Sand Sport Super Show has fluctuated in size with the economy and is excited to announce another increase in industry demand to be part of the show. The Sand Sports Super Show will be taking over the Orange County Fair & Event Center Friday […]

Much of California’s Johnson Valley Riding Area To Be Off-Limits

Much of California's Johnson Valley Riding Area To Be Off-Limits

The Department of the Navy has released a final environmental impact statement for the expansion of a Marine base in California that calls for closing a large portion of the popular Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Riding Area, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The preferred alternative spelled out in the final environmental impact statement would allow […]