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AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship scheduled for July 1-4 in Du Quoin, Illinois

Published on March 9, 2017 under Blog
AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship scheduled for July 1-4 in Du Quoin, Illinois
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The 2017 AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship is scheduled for July 1-4 at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds in Du Quoin, Ill. This year's event features Half Mile, Youth TT, Amateur TT and Indoor Short Track events. "The Du Quoin State Fairgrounds is the perfect setting for the AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship, where families can spend four days on a dirt-track vacation," said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. "Every day features top-notch competition, with racers vying to claim AMA National No. 1 plates." The 2017 event schedule includes: • Saturday, July 1: Half Mile •…
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American Motorcyclist Association calls motorcycle tariff ‘cynical approach to trade policy’ Proposal would harm American consumers, businesses

Published on March 8, 2017 under Blog
American Motorcyclist Association calls motorcycle tariff ‘cynical approach to trade policy’ Proposal would harm American consumers, businesses
PICKERINGTON, Ohio - Including motorcycles in a trade dispute over U.S.-raised beef products reflects "a cynical approach to trade policy to look for the largest grassroots reaction you can find to pressure European governments," the American Motorcyclist Association told a federal agency. "This is a highly inappropriate use of the motorcycle community," AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman told the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in a letter responding to questions and comments made during a Feb. 15 hearing in Washington, DC. "It appears that to this committee, motorcyclists are simply pawns in a game of international chess." Accompanying…
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Countdown to 21st Annual Leesburg Bikefest

Published on March 3, 2017 under Blog
Countdown to 21st Annual Leesburg Bikefest
More Than Motorcycles. It’s Tradition. Leesburg, FL: The 21st Annual Leesburg Bikefest roars to life on April 28-30, 2017 and this year offers its usual full slate of enthusiasm, experiences, incredible course destinations and much more. The City of Leesburg, just north of Orlando, has become known as one of America’s premier biker destinations. Leesburg offers the right mix of small town hospitality and world-class atmosphere for this storied event. This year, over a quarter million bikers, music lovers and visitors are expected to congregate for the world’s largest motorcycle and music event, Leesburg Bikefest. For over 20 years, this…
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American Motorcyclist Association announces new era for Gypsy Tours

Published on March 3, 2017 under Blog
American Motorcyclist Association announces new era for Gypsy Tours
17 road rides scheduled between March and November PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- 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 Gypsy Tour series," said Marie Wuelleh, AMA recreational riding and volunteer manager. "These rides are put together by experienced organizers, who promise all participants a memorable experience." Originally, a Gypsy Tour was an overnight…
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H-D Florida Bike Build Off

Published on March 2, 2017 under Blog
H-D Florida Bike Build Off
BY ERIC VICIAN It began as a simple idea from business partners Gary Bang and Preston Farrior with very modest parameters: Build a bagger and mid-sized cruiser, using 90 percent Harley Davidson parts that would be cool enough for the VP and Prez of The Florida Harley Group to enjoy riding. Wow how a fun, little notion turned into a bold, huge event just five years later. The Florida Harley Group invites you to its Annual Bike Build Off March 2 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Brandon Harley Davidson, located at 9841 E. Adamo Dr., where it will…
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76th Annual Daytona Bike Week to host more than 20 events sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association

Published on March 1, 2017 under Blog
76th Annual Daytona Bike Week to host more than 20 events sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association
CORRECTED: 76th Annual Daytona Bike Week to host more than 20 events sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association PICKERINGTON, Ohio - The 76th annual Daytona Bike Week features American Motorcyclist Association-sanctioned events for riders, racers and motorcycle fans of all ages, including a road ride and racing in several disciplines. Bike Week runs from March 10 through March 19 in Daytona Beach, Fla. Those attending are encouraged to get involved the many AMA events taking place during the week: The 2017 AMA Gypsy Tour, a national series of premier road-riding events, kicks off during Bike Week. Visit the Gypsy Tour…
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