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AIMExpo Creates Strategic Partnerships with Iconic Local Dealers in New Host City of Columbus, Ohio

Published on February 3, 2017 under Blog
AIMExpo Creates Strategic Partnerships with Iconic Local Dealers in New Host City of Columbus, Ohio
Local Involvement To Boost Consumer and Dealer Initiatives, Showcase Region IRVINE, Calif. (January 31, 2017) – Following the announcement that the 2017 American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) would be relocating to Columbus, Ohio, for the fifth annual event, two of the most iconic dealerships in the country - A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson (A.D. Farrow) and Iron Pony Motorsports (Iron Pony) each expressed a desire to lend their local expertise to make AIMExpo’s move to the heartland of powersports a greater success. Both dealerships call Ohio's capital home and will be working together with the AIMExpo team to help communicate the…
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HARLEY FACTORY TEAM GOES ALL-IN WITH XG750R FLAT TRACKER

Published on January 27, 2017 under Born To Ride
HARLEY FACTORY TEAM GOES ALL-IN WITH XG750R FLAT TRACKER
Factory XG750R Racers to be Announced January 28 During ESPN’s X Games MILWAUKEE (January 26, 2017) – Fast, liquid-cooled and with big shoes to fill: The Harley-Davidson® XG750R motorcycle will be the only bike raced by the Harley-Davidson® Factory Flat Track Racing Team in 2017. The new flat-tracker will replace the Harley-Davidson® XR750, the most successful flat-track racing motorcycle of all time. The Harley-Davidson Factory Team will contest the 2017 American Flat Track (ATF) racing series and ESPN’s X Games Minneapolis Harley-Davidson® Flat Track Racing event exclusively aboard the XG750R bikes. The racing season opens during Daytona Bike Week at…
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American Motorcyclist Association Honors Racers, Organizers at Annual Banquet

Published on January 23, 2017 under Blog
American Motorcyclist Association Honors Racers, Organizers at Annual Banquet
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association recognized its greatest champions and hardest-working organizers from the 2016 season on Jan. 21 during the AMA Championship Banquet at the Hilton Downtown Columbus in Columbus, Ohio. More than 500 racers and supporters watched as the AMA presented awards to the top three finishers in national and regional competition, and announced the winners of the prestigious AMA Racer of the Year Awards. "It is well known in this room that the American Motorcyclist Association is the largest motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle sanctioning body in the world," said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman,…
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Madison, Wisconsin Police Story

Published on January 20, 2017 under Blog
Madison, Wisconsin Police Story
It was the spring of 2014. A regular customer who worked as a police officer came into my shop complaining bitterly about the excessive heat that his 2013 Police motorcycle was generating. Although all V-twin engines run hot, especially when riding at slow speeds, a police motorcycle is a serial offender because of all the slow riding officers must do. I had heard this type of complaint many times before, but I had never heard of a good solution to the problem. I thought of several partial solutions such as an oil cooler or the costly option of rerouting the…
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American Motorcyclist Association Objects as U.S. Seeks 100 percent Tariff on some European Bikes

Published on January 18, 2017 under Blog
American Motorcyclist Association Objects as U.S. Seeks 100 percent Tariff on some European Bikes
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association strongly objects to a federal agency's attempt to tack a 100 percent or higher tariff on motorcycles made in Europe as part of a trade battle over hormones in U.S. beef. The Office of United States Trade Representative requested comments on Dec. 28 regarding its proposal to include tariffs on motorcycles with an engine size between 51cc and 500cc imported from the European Union. The American Motorcyclist Association opposes the proposed tariff, because trade disputes residing within the boundaries of the agricultural industry should not be solved with trade sanctions levied against non-agricultural…
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2017 AMA National Adventure Riding Series Schedule Released

Published on January 18, 2017 under Blog
2017 AMA National Adventure Riding Series Schedule Released
Series features 20 events dispersed throughout United States PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The AMA National Adventure Riding Series provides American Motorcyclist Association members the chance to put their larger-cc machines to the test throughout the United States in 2017. "The AMA National Adventure Riding Series was developed in 2007 due to the growing interest in larger, adventure-style motorcycles," said AMA Recreational Riding and Volunteer Manager Marie Wuelleh. "Many dual sport trails are not conducive to bigger machines, and clubs and promoters have developed trails specifically to meet the needs of these riders." Supporting sponsors of the series include ADVMoto, Seat Concepts,…
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2017 Beta AMA National Dual Sport Series Schedule Announced Nineteen Events to Take Place Across the Country

Published on January 18, 2017 under Blog
2017 Beta AMA National Dual Sport Series Schedule Announced  Nineteen Events to Take Place Across the Country
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Thousands of AMA members search for new trails to ride and sights to see on their dirt bikes each year. The AMA National Dual Sport Series, sponsored by Beta for the third consecutive year, boasts 19 two-day events for 2017. "The AMA National Dual Sport Series traces its roots back to 1987 and has been providing an avenue for some of the country's top dual sports to be featured at the national level," said AMA Recreational Riding and Volunteer Manager Marie Wuelleh. "AMA-chartered clubs and promoters organize thousands of miles of trail for AMA members to enjoy…
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American Flat Track, NBCSN join forces for 2017 season

Published on January 17, 2017 under Born To Ride
American Flat Track, NBCSN join forces for 2017 season
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2017) – American Flat Track proudly announces an exclusive television partnership with NBCSN for the 2017 season. All 18 rounds, from the season-opening DAYTONA TT to the American Flat Track Finals in Southern California, will air in one-hour, tape-delayed telecasts on Thursday nights throughout the summer and fall. Entering its 64th consecutive season, American Flat Track is the most historic form of American motorcycle racing and 2017 marks the dawning of a new golden era for the sport. The series boasts two diverse and highly-competitive classes and is headlined by powerful, twin-cylinder motorcycles in the…
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The Love-Jugs Madison, Wisconsin Police Story

Published on January 12, 2017 under Born To Ride
The Love-Jugs Madison, Wisconsin Police Story
Madison, Wisconsin Police Story It was the spring of 2014. A regular customer who worked as a police officer came into my shop complaining bitterly about the excessive heat that his 2013 Police motorcycle was generating. Although all V-twin engines run hot, especially when riding at slow speeds, a police motorcycle is a serial offender because of all the slow riding officers must do. I had heard this type of complaint many times before, but I had never heard of a good solution to the problem. I thought of several partial solutions such as an oil cooler or the costly…
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