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2016 AMA-Chartered Ride For Kids Schedule

Ride for Kids Star Izaiah with his mother, Ami, and sister, Jade, at the SoCal event. (Photo: Ride for Kids)

We all love to ride, and we all enjoy contributing to a good cause. You can do both by riding with AMA-chartered promoter Ride for Kids. Hang out with some great people, do some good for others and get out and ride! Not only will all funds raised help out kids who really need it, but you’ll have an experience ...

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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Expands Eligibility and Voting Requirements

The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame has expanded its eligibility and voting requirements to be more inclusive.

The American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation has enacted changes for the American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Hall of Fame that increase the Hall of Fame’s inclusiveness. The changes include: A Highly Qualified Candidate category that will empower the independent Hall of Fame Selection Committees to nominate candidates whose accomplishments have taken place outside the public eye but have played a significant role ...

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American Motorcyclist Association and Zero Motorcycles Partner in Electric Motorcycle Giveaway

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Zero Motorcycles is partnering with the American Motorcyclist Association to fuel excitement and expand membership in the world’s largest motorcycling organization. The AMA Club 1924 and Zero Motorcycles will give a new Zero DSR to one lucky winner selected from sweepstakes participants entering at select events. “We see this as continued investment in the sport we all love,” said Scot ...

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Craig Vetter Earns AMA Lifetime Achievement Award

2016 AMA Dud Perkins Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Craig Vetter (photo taken during 2015 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio).

The American Motorcyclist Association has announced that AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee Craig Vetter is the winner of the prestigious AMA Dud Perkins Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016. The annual award acknowledges the highest level of service to the AMA in any area of activity, and its recipients are individuals whose contributions are nationally recognized. Vetter, well-known for his ...

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Hall of Famer Doug Bingham Passes Away

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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Doug Bingham passed away on January 27, 2016, at the age of 76. Affectionately known as “Mr. Sidecar,” Bingham was a 50-year American Motorcycle Association member and Charter Life Member. He received the 1998 AMA MVP Award for advancing the cause of motorcycling and was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2003. ...

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Congress Passes Five-Year Highway Bill, Including Big Wins for Motorcyclists

Congress passed a five-year $305 billion highway bill on December 3 that the American Motorcyclist Association says includes several big wins for motorcyclists. “Some of these issues—such as motorcycle-only checkpoints and recreational trails funding—are ones we have been battling for several years, and it is a major victory to get language in the highway bill that meets our goals,” said ...

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AMA Poll Shows Voters Want Federal Ethanol Laws Reformed

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The American Motorcyclist Association delivered 29,379 signatures to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today, along with a strong message in opposition to the agency’s proposal to increase the amount of ethanol in the nation’s fuel. “The Renewable Fuel Standard proposal announced on May 29 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would increase the risk of inadvertent misfueling for motorcyclists and ...

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American Motorcyclist Association's Anti-E15 Petition Gathers Nearly 8,000 Signatures

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Nearly 8,000 individuals have joined the American Motorcyclist Association to oppose the spread of higher-ethanol blended fuels across the country. The AMA is asking for signatures to its online petition that urges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to increase the proposed renewable fuel volumes this year and, instead, to adopt lower mandates. As of June 18, about 7,800 people ...

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AMA Get Women Riding Campaign Launches

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The American Motorcyclist Association is launching the AMA Get Women Riding campaign to promote motorcycling to women and girls. The campain will include a series of videos, expanded online content and an event for new riders at its Ohio headquarters. “Although motorcycling is a fun and accessible choice, riders must prepare with respect to proper training, safety and, of course, ...

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