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American Motorcyclist Association Honors those who Served in the U.S. Military

Published on November 10, 2017 under Blog
American Motorcyclist Association Honors those who Served in the U.S. Military
Veterans Day offers Opportunity to Reflect PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association offers its sincere gratitude and respect this Veterans Day, Nov. 11, to all U.S. veterans who have served this nation through times of strife and times of peace. The AMA proudly counts thousands of veterans among its members, and many veterans' groups are also AMA-sanctioned clubs. "Veterans have always been a part of the motorcycle lifestyle, and we are glad they are a part of the AMA. They bring strong values and a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood to the motorcycling community," said AMA President and CEO…
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2018 AMA Ice Race Grand Championship Dates Announced

Published on November 10, 2017 under Blog
2018 AMA Ice Race Grand Championship Dates Announced
Event will Feature Oval Track and Grand Prix Races PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Amateur ice racers from across the country will travel to Cadillac, Mich., to compete for AMA National Championships at the 2018 AMA Ice Race Grand Championship on Feb. 2-4. "Each year, the AMA Ice Race Grand Championship hosts the country's fastest amateur ice racers in this event that is thrilling for participants and spectators, alike," AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant said. "After being unable to host last year's race due to inclement weather, we are pleased to be working with Jeremiah Sherman of Sherman Motorsports again in…
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Las Vegas BikeFest® 2017 Rally Recap

Published on November 9, 2017 under Blog
Las Vegas BikeFest® 2017 Rally Recap
LAS VEGAS: More than 30,000 bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts from nearly all 50 states and 12 other countries cruised into town for the 17th Annual Las Vegas BikeFest, October 5-8. The rally was four action-packed days filled with entertainment, contests, bike shows, MMA fights, Uncle Kracker performing live, and demo rides from Indian Motorcycles. With the addition of Rally West, located at 3rd and Fremont Street, attendees had, even more, options for shopping for the latest in motorcycle parts and accessories, apparel, and more.     "Our goal every year is to continue to keep the rally growing and the…
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NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORT GLIDE MELDS STREET-CARVING AGILITY WITH LONG-HAUL CAPABILTY

Published on November 7, 2017 under Blog
NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORT GLIDE MELDS STREET-CARVING AGILITY WITH LONG-HAUL CAPABILTY
All-New Softail Chassis and Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine Deliver a Dynamic Riding Experience MILWAUKEE (November 7, 2017) – The new Harley-Davidson® Sport Glide™ motorcycle is a quick-change artist, an aggressive factory-custom cruiser outfitted with a detachable fairing and saddlebags ideally suited for touring , cruising or commuting. The versatile Sport Glide owns the curb on bike night and is ready for short- or long-distance weekend runs. The ninth model based on the all-new Harley-Davidson Softail® platform and the latest in a line of 100 high-impact motorcycles the company plans to introduce by 2027, the Sport Glide presents an engaging combination of…
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American Motorcyclist Association Announces Recreational Riding Department Manager

Published on November 6, 2017 under Blog
American Motorcyclist Association Announces Recreational Riding Department Manager
Heather Wilson to Work with Clubs and Promoters PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Heather Wilson has been named Recreational Riding manager for the American Motorcyclist Association. Wilson, 24, will work with AMA-chartered clubs and promoters to organize riding activities for motorcyclists, including both on-highway and off-highway events. She joined the AMA staff in 2014 and previously served as associate editor and, most recently, as recreational riding and volunteer assistant manager. "I look forward to continuing to work with AMA-chartered clubs and promoters to expand the number of quality recreational riding events," Wilson said. "We're here to assist organizers with coordinating fun events…
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AFT Strengthens Management Team

Published on November 6, 2017 under Blog
AFT Strengthens Management Team
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2017) – With an amazingly successful 2017 racing season behind it and the promise of more intense action, event popularity and dirt track growth for 2018, American Flat Track has bolstered its communication and event promotion efforts with key hires. Longtime motojournalist, racer and industry insider Mitch Boehm has been named Communications Director, effective immediately, while motorsports promotion and marketing expert Ashley Freas will join AFT as Event Manager on November 27. “We’re excited to have Mitch and Ashley on our team,” said Michael Lock, CEO of American Flat Track. “Their wide-ranging motorsports experience and…
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Triumph Street Triple R

Published on November 3, 2017 under Blog
Triumph Street Triple R
The Beauty is a Beast If bikes were blades, Triumph's Street Triple would be a scalpel. Small, precise, razor sharp and super quick at carving up curvy roads. Triumph defined and developed the "street fighter" category 20 years ago, with the introduction of the vaunted Speed Triple 1050. With its stripped-down, no fairings, bug-eyed headlights, upright riding position, and under seat exhaust canisters, the bike was a runaway hit for Triumph, filling the gap between the Bonneville line and their sport/sport touring models. When Triumph introduced the smaller Street Triple 675 in 2007, the little brother instantly rivaled the Speed…
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Meet the Cigar City Boss Lady!

Published on November 1, 2017 under Blog
Meet the Cigar City Boss Lady!
The owner of Cigar City talks about her love of cigars, motorcycles and the Cigar Heritage Festival! In the sixties, Lisa Figueredo did not spend her summer days at daycare, but instead, she spent them in the home of her great-grandparents, Mercedes and Ulysses Henriquez who she affectionately calls, Abuela Nena & Abeulo Lee. “I can remember waking up in the morning to the noise of clanking pans and the smell of soffrito (a combination of green peppers, onions & garlic cooked in olive oil). As I walked into the kitchen, there on the table sat my empty cup waiting…
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