American Motorcyclist Association Urges Caution, Sobriety for 4th of July

July 4 holiday ranked as deadliest day for road users The American Motorcyclist Association urges all road users to stay sober and exercise extreme caution over the Independence Day holiday and the preceding weekend. Statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation show that an average of 122 people died in traffic crashes on July 4 […]

AMA Honors Those Who Gave Their Lives for Our Country This Memorial Day

Safe driving urged for holiday weekend The American Motorcyclist Association joins all Americans this Memorial Day, May 29, in expressing deep gratitude to the friends and families of those who gave their lives in service to the United States and in honoring their memories. “The freedoms we enjoy, as motorcyclists and as Americans, come at […]

AMA Supports National Historic Vehicle Register Act That’d Preserve Moto-History

Bill would create registry at Library of Congress to preserve records, history, culture The American Motorcyclist Association supports a federal bill that would create a national register to preserve the records of historic vehicles, including motorcycles, that have made a significant impact on U.S. history and culture. The National Historic Vehicle Register Act (S. 966), […]

AMA Highlights May as Motorcycle Awareness Month

Non-riding public urged to use special caution during prime riding season The American Motorcyclist Association is issuing a special appeal during May, which is Motorcycle Awareness Month, to motorists to be aware of their driving environment, check mirrors and blind spots before changing lanes and watch for motorcyclists. “With its warmer weather and increased riding, […]

AMA Continues Partnership with The Quail Motorcycle Gathering

AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Heritage Award to be presented The American Motorcyclist Association is continuing its partnership with The Quail Motorcycle Gathering, which includes an AMA display and the presentation of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Heritage Award at the May 6 event at Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, Calif. “We […]

AMA Go Ride! Month Kicks Off

Every April, the American Motorcyclist Association celebrates the riding season with AMA Go Ride! Month, the association’s annual campaign to promote the fun and fulfillment that motorcycling brings to so many lives. As part of 2017 AMA Go Ride! Month, Cycle Gear is hosting a month-long AMA Grand Tour offering cool prizes while promoting AMA […]

AMA Announces 2017 Gypsy Tours

The 2017 AMA Gypsy Tour, a national series of premier road-riding events, features 17 road rides between March and November in all sections of the country. AMA Gypsy Tours and the rallies that include them are among the largest and most popular U.S. motorcycle gatherings. “We have a great slate of events on the 2017 […]

AMA Seeks To Protect Motorcycle Riders From Unsafe E15 Fuel

In an effort to prohibit the availability of E15, a gasoline formulation that contains up to 15 percent ethanol by volume, the American Motorcyclist Association supports U.S. Reps. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Jim Costa (D-Calif.), Steve Womack (R-Ark.) and Peter Welch’s (D-Vt.) H.R. 1315, the RFS Reform Act. The bipartisan bill would amend the Renewable Fuel […]

AMA CEO Dingman to Testify vs Motorcycle Tariff

Office of U.S. Trade Representative hearing slated for Feb. 15 American Motorcyclist Association President and CEO Rob Dingman will testify Feb. 15 against a 100 percent tariff on some European motorcycles proposed by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. “We object to this proposed tariff because it would harm American motorcyclists,” Dingman said. “Significantly […]

AMA Opposes Profiling of Motorcyclists

Board of Directors adopts official position statement The American Motorcyclist Association Board of Directors has adopted and issued an official position statement objecting to the profiling of motorcyclists by government agencies, including judging riders on their chosen apparel, mode of transportation or associates, rather than specific behavior and actions. “The AMA strongly condemns the profiling […]