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Proposed 2018 Renewable Fuel Obligations Released

Published on July 7, 2017 under Blog
Proposed 2018 Renewable Fuel Obligations Released
Total volume slightly smaller than 2017 PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The proposed 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements announced Wednesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency show a slight reduction from the 2017 obligations but do not reflect the agency's promise to listen to consumers, who have registered a low demand for higher ethanol blends, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The EPA's proposed Renewable Volume Obligations call for 19.24 billion gallons of biofuel for 2018, down less than 1 percent from 19.28 billion gallons this year. "We are encouraged that the EPA is not proposing another increase in ethanol mandates," said…
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THE DEBATE ABOUT LOVE JUGS OIL COOLING POWER IS OVER

Published on July 6, 2017 under Born To Ride
THE DEBATE ABOUT LOVE JUGS OIL COOLING POWER IS OVER
LOVE JUGS CLAIM TO BE THE MOST EFFICIENT AND POWERFUL V-TWIN ENGINE AND OIL COOLER IS NOW VERIFIED BY AN UNIMPEACHABLE LAB TEST Love Jugs recently announced the results of an independent test conducted by AMSOIL to determine the oil cooling power of Love Jugs, if any. The bottom line result determined that Love Jugs keeps the oil cooler than any cooling device of any kind - hands down and bar none. Oil temperatures at idle and in slow riding conditions tested 53.2 degrees cooler with Love Jugs on rather than off, and engine head cooling exceeded claims by over…
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Premier Exhibitors, Vintage Clubs Appeal to all Types of fans at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, Featuring Riders of Kawasaki

Published on June 30, 2017 under Blog
Premier Exhibitors, Vintage Clubs Appeal to all Types of fans at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, Featuring Riders of Kawasaki
Infield area will be teaming with activity PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Displays from vintage motorcycle clubs and exhibitors will delight motorcycle enthusiasts of all types in the infield area during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of Kawasaki, July 7-9, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Nine infield displays feature Premier Exhibitors this year: Kawasaki Vintage Motorcycles, the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, the Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club, the Ton Up Club International Rally, Cincinnati Café Racer, Classic British Motorcycle Club of Cincinnati, Skidmark Garage, Skull Canvas Helmet Art Show and Heindl Engineering. "These displays offer a variety of…
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Roadracing World Action Fund to provide soft barriers for the AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship

Published on June 30, 2017 under Blog
Roadracing World Action Fund to provide soft barriers for the AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship
Airfence to provide better protection for racers PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that Roadracing World Action Fund will provide soft barriers for the AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship, taking place in Du Quoin, Ill. at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds, July 1-4. The air-filled barriers, which are owned by Roadracing World Action Fund and known by the trade name Airfence, will be in place along sections of the race course to protect riders. "The AMA would like to thank John Ulrich and the Roadracing World Action Fund for providing soft barriers for the AMA…
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American Motorcyclist Association urges caution, sobriety for Independence Day

Published on June 29, 2017 under Blog
American Motorcyclist Association urges caution, sobriety for Independence Day
July 4 holiday ranked as deadliest day for road users PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- 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 each year from 2011 to 2015, making it the deadliest day of the year for road users. Alcohol consumption and excessive speed were among the leading factors in those deadly crashes. "Many people will be extending their weekend through the July 4…
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Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Title Sponsor – 2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame

Published on June 29, 2017 under Blog
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Title Sponsor – 2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame
LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas BikeFest announces the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) as Title Sponsor of the 2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is the official destination marketing organization for Las Vegas promoting tourism, conventions, meetings and special events. "I cannot think of a better partner to sponsor the Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame than the organization whose job it is to promote the City of Las Vegas", states Mindi Cherry, Vice President and Show Manager of Las Vegas BikeFest. "We are excited to partner with Las Vegas…
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2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee Peter Fonda

Published on June 27, 2017 under Blog
2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee Peter Fonda
Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame announces the "Easy Rider" himself, Peter Fonda, as inductee into the 2017 class. Peter Fonda, an American actor who started his acting career in the 60's, is an icon of the counterculture of that time. In 1968, Fonda produced, co-wrote and starred in Easy Rider, which was his breakthrough role. Easy Rider is about two long-haired bikers traveling through the southwest and southern United States where they encounter intolerance and violence. Fonda played "Captain America," a charismatic, iconic man whose motorcycle jacket bore a large American flag across the back.     "When you…
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AMA Horizon Award re-named in honor of inaugural winner and 2006 MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden

Published on June 27, 2017 under Blog
AMA Horizon Award re-named in honor of inaugural winner and 2006 MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association's Horizon Award, which annually recognizes amateur competitors poised for greatness in the professional ranks, has been renamed in honor of the inaugural AMA Horizon Award winner in 1997, Nicky Hayden, who subsequently won the 1999 AMA Supersport Championship, the 2002 AMA Superbike Championship and the 2006 FIM MotoGP World Championship. This season Nicky was competing in the FIM Superbike World Championship. While training on his road bicycle in Italy in May, he was struck by a car and died as a result of his injuries on May 22. The Executive Committee of the…
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Get Trained, Go Forth and Ride to Celebrate Independence Day

Published on June 27, 2017 under Blog
Get Trained, Go Forth and Ride to Celebrate Independence Day
IRVINE, CALIF., June 26, 2017 -- Many ATV enthusiasts will be revving up their July Fourth celebrations with family and friends out on the trails. Key to creating great memories is to ensure all riders get trained and practice safe, responsible riding habits, and the ATV Safety Institute is encouraging all riders to take the free ATV E-Course before the holiday. “Off-road riding on ATVs is an incredible way to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family, and get some exercise,” said ASI President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Buche. “The best way for anyone to get started is to…
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