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2017 AMA Ice Race Grand Championship to be Rescheduled

Published on February 14, 2017 under Blog
2017 AMA Ice Race Grand Championship to be Rescheduled
PICKERINGTON, Ohio - Due to weather conditions, the 2017 AMA Ice Race Grand Championship scheduled for Feb. 17-19 in Cadillac, Mich., has been rescheduled to Feb. 24-26. Warmer than normal temperatures in northern Michigan have made racing conditions questionable. The AMA Ice Race Grand Championship has been rescheduled for the following weekend at the same location. "It is only appropriate to postpone the race for a week to seek the best possible conditions for racers and spectators alike," said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. The AMA Ice Race Grand Championship will feature a grand prix race Friday, Feb. 24,…
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MOTORCYCLIST MAGAZINE RELAUNCHES WITH EXPANDED FORMAT

Published on February 13, 2017 under Blog
MOTORCYCLIST MAGAZINE RELAUNCHES WITH EXPANDED FORMAT
~ Enhanced Print Magazine to Include Larger Cut Size, Thicker Paper Stock and Expanded Feature Articles ~ IRVINE, CALIF. – (February 13, 2017) Bonnier Motorcycle Group today announced a newly redesigned Motorcyclist magazine with the launch of the publication’s March/April issue, scheduled to hit newsstands February 28. In order to support its dedicated readers, Motorcyclist will move to a thicker paper stock and enlarged size. In addition, Motorcyclist will have increased pages and will be offered in six issues per year, allowing for the magazine to focus on expanded feature stories with engaging photographic spreads. “I have been reading Motorcyclist…
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Don’t Forget to Register for the Sam Swope Memorial Charity Ride

Published on February 13, 2017 under Blog
Don’t Forget to Register for the Sam Swope Memorial Charity Ride
Are YOU Registered? The Ride is only a month away! Have you registered yet? Remember, early registration is the only way to guarantee a t-shirt!   Hotel Rooms Still Available Need a place to stay during the ride? Look no further! We have made arrangements with The Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North for the ride. Simply CLICK HERE to book your stay! SHC - Tampa, Patient Stories Kaley Delker When it comes to the water, 13-year-old Shriners Hospitals for Children - Tampa patient Kaley Delker cannot get enough of it. Talk to the teen about some of her most recent…
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2016 Yamaha AMA National Adventure Riding Series Participants win Riding Gear, Accessories

Published on February 10, 2017 under Blog
2016 Yamaha AMA National Adventure Riding Series Participants win Riding Gear, Accessories
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The 2016 Yamaha AMA National Adventure Riding Series featured 16 events throughout the country. Not only were participants treated to a weekend of adventure riding, they had the opportunity to win some great prizes, thanks to the series sponsors. Following the 2016 series, names were randomly drawn from the event entry lists for a set of Moose Racing gear (Expedition pants, Expedition jacket and XC1 gloves), a Sena 10C communications system, and two pairs of Sidi Crossfire boots. Michael Klaser of Highland Park, N.J., and Allan Weber from Robbinsville, N.J., each won a pair of Sidi boots.…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON ROAD KING SPECIAL DELIVERS ALL-NEW STYLE AND ATTITUDE POWERED BY THE MILWAUKEE-EIGHT ENGINE

Published on February 9, 2017 under Blog
HARLEY-DAVIDSON ROAD KING SPECIAL DELIVERS ALL-NEW STYLE AND ATTITUDE POWERED BY THE MILWAUKEE-EIGHT ENGINE
MILWAUKEE (Feb. 9, 2017) – Swapping chrome for black and powered by the muscular Milwaukee-Eight™ 107 engine, the new Road King Special motorcycle pushes Harley-Davidson’s touring line in a dramatic new styling direction, expressing a contemporary perspective on the classic Road King model. “The Road King Special pounds down the boulevard like a gleaming locomotive rolling through a train yard at midnight,” said Brad Richards, Harley-Davidson Vice-President of Styling and Design. “The Road King has always reflected the purity of the Harley-Davidson FL riding experience. By exchanging chrome surfaces for black and lowering the bike’s profile, we’ve moved the traditional…
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American Motorcyclist Association CEO to Testify Against Motorcycle Tariff

Published on February 8, 2017 under Blog
American Motorcyclist Association CEO to Testify Against Motorcycle Tariff
Office of U.S. Trade Representative hearing slated for Feb. 15 PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- 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 raising the cost of European motorcycles through a tariff could price thousands of families out of the motorcycle market." The tariff would affect motorcycles with engines displacing 51cc to 500cc from Aprilia, Beta, BMW, Ducati, Fantic, Gas Gas, Husqvarna, KTM, Montesa, Piaggio,…
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American Motorcyclist Association and American Sportbike Racing Association expand partnership to select Championship Cup Series events

Published on February 7, 2017 under Born To Ride
American Motorcyclist Association and American Sportbike Racing Association expand partnership to select Championship Cup Series events
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association has expanded its partnership with the American Sportbike Racing Association to sanction Championship Cup Series races that run in conjunction with ASRA events beginning with the 2017 season. The 2017 season kicks off at Daytona Beach Bike Week, which includes the AMA-sanctioned Daytona 200. "ASRA is an important partner in growing both amateur and professional road racing in the United States," said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. "We welcome the CCS riders to the ranks of AMA membership and their support as the AMA promotes the motorcycle lifestyle and protects the future…
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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Report Shows Continuing Decline in ATV Deaths and Injuries

Published on February 7, 2017 under Blog
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Report Shows Continuing Decline in ATV Deaths and Injuries
Industry Commitment to National Safety and Training Programs Contributes to Reduced Number of Incidents IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 6, 2017 – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) 2015 Annual Report of ATV Deaths and Injuries (published January 2017) confirms that fatalities and injuries related to all-terrain vehicles (ATV) continue to decline. The Report finds a “statistically significant decreasing linear trend” in ATV-related injuries for 2007-2015. For 2007 to 2012 reported ATV-related fatalities declined by 31 percent, and ATV-related fatalities involving children declined by 50 percent. Reporting for 2013 to 2015 is ongoing. “Member companies of the ATV Safety Institute (ASI)…
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VOTE NOW AND WIN A 2017 INDIAN CHIEFTAIN

Published on February 6, 2017 under Born To Ride
VOTE NOW AND WIN A 2017 INDIAN CHIEFTAIN
VOTE NOW AND WIN A 2017 INDIAN CHIEFTAIN Over the past four months, Indian Motorcycle dealers across North America have been meticulously working to build the world's most legendary custom Chieftain yet. Determined by your votes, three winners will be announced at Daytona Bike Week 2017. Vote now and you are entered to win a 2017 Indian Chieftain of your own. VOTE Visit http://www.indianmotorcycle.com/en-us/project-chieftain
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