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 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 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 Objects to Scope of Two New National Monuments

President’s designations raise concerns about motorized access to public lands The designation of two new national monuments by President Barack Obama could jeopardize access for responsible motorized recreation on more than 1.6 million acres of public land in Utah and Nevada. Using the Antiquities Act of 1906, the president designated 1.35 million acres in southeast […]

AMA Objects to Exclusion of Motorcycles in New DOT Safety Plan

The new federal safety initiative–Road to Zero–announced today by the U.S. Department of Transportation ignores a significant sector of the nation’s road users–the millions of Americans who choose motorcycles as their favorite form of transportation. The Road to Zero initiative is a coalition tackling the task of ending road fatalities within 30 years. The coalition […]

AMA Petitioning vs Renewable Fuel Standard Proposal and Increased Ethanol Fuels

Federal agency actions increase ethanol risk for motorcycles The Renewable Fuel Standard proposal announced May 18 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would increase the risk of misfueling for motorcyclists and all-terrain-vehicle owners by forcing the widespread availability of higher-ethanol fuel blends, such as unsafe E15. Act now by signing the American Motorcyclist Association’s petition […]

Bike Shows At AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Feature All Makes, Models

On July 20-22, the American Motorcyclist Association and the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame will welcome a wonderful assortment of expertly restored and original condition motorcycles from numerous eras, styles and countries of origin at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. “The fundamental elements of a motorcycle are simple […]