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U.S. Senate Passes Motorcyclist Anti-profiling Resolution by Unanimous Consent

Published on December 13, 2018 under AMA
U.S. Senate Passes Motorcyclist Anti-profiling Resolution by Unanimous Consent
  U.S. Senate passes motorcyclist anti-profiling resolution by unanimous consent Survey: Half of motorcyclists say they have been profiled by law enforcement   PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association expresses its deep appreciation to the U.S. Senate, which adopted a resolution Tuesday promoting awareness of motorcyclist profiling and encouraging collaboration and communication with the motorcycling community and law enforcement officials to prevent instances of profiling. Senate Res. 154 also urges state law enforcement officials to condemn motorcyclist profiling in their policies and training materials. Senate resolutions do not have the force of law. "In 2015, Congress wisely acted to…
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Concert for Children’s Home Network Nets $20,000

Published on December 12, 2018 under Blog
Concert for Children’s Home Network Nets $20,000
Hey Ron and Deb, I'm beyond proud to announce the total of $20,000.00 raised for the Children's Home Network in Tampa, FL through our December 5th concert, auction, and GoFundMe donations. I humbly thank the performers, promoters, sponsors, and donators for hitting it out of the park for these kids in need. It was a chilly night in FL, but that didn't stop hundreds from showing up and being a part of this memorable event. I can't thank you all enough and wish everyone a safe and happy holiday! Bobby  
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Suzuki Ceases Production of the Legendary Hayabusa

Published on December 10, 2018 under Blog
Suzuki Ceases Production of the Legendary Hayabusa
Suzuki Ceases Production of the Legendary Hayabusa Suzuki Motorcycles has announced the cessation of production on their legendary GSX1300R Hayabusa sportbike, after a 20-year model run. The announcement came as a surprise to some (author included), amid speculation that Suzuki would actually soon debut an upgraded model. This is truly the end of an era in the world of +1000cc Superbikes, or as one writer called them, “Hyperbikes.” Since its premiere back in 1999, the Suzuki Hayabusa has been a dominating force of a street bike, leaving other manufacturers chasing shadow and exhaust for years. With an initially unrestricted top…
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American Flat Track Comes to NHMS, New Facility Opens Spring 2019

Published on December 6, 2018 under AMA
American Flat Track Comes to NHMS, New Facility Opens Spring 2019
American Flat Track Motorcycle Racing Series Inks Deal to Race at New 'Flat Track.' LOUDON, N.H. – It is known simply as ‘The Flat Track,’ but when the green flag drops at New Hampshire Motor Speedway next spring, ‘America’s Original Extreme Sport’ - American Flat Track - will make its first appearance in New Hampshire, giving race fans a new reason to enjoy the thrill of racing in Loudon. Construction crews are already hard at work on a brand-new racing surface, and in just a few weeks, the dirt and clay will be transformed into an exciting racing venue. “Each…
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American Motorcyclist Association announces 2019 International Six Days Enduro Qualifier Series Schedule

Published on December 6, 2018 under AMA
American Motorcyclist Association announces 2019 International Six Days Enduro Qualifier Series Schedule
East and West regional series to decide 2019 U.S. ISDE Club Team members PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association has announced the dates for the 2019 International Six Days Enduro Qualifier Series events, which will be used to determine which amateur off-road racers will represent the United States at the 94th FIM International Six Days Enduro in Portimao, Portugal, Nov. 11-16. The 2019 AMA East Region ISDE Qualifier Series and the 2019 AMA West Region ISDE Qualifier Series will each consist of three two-day rounds, beginning in February and ending in May. "The U.S. ISDE Club teams put in…
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JD Beach to Race in AFT & MotoAmerica

Published on December 5, 2018 under AMA
JD Beach to Race in AFT & MotoAmerica
Pulling Double Duty JD Beach to Race in AFT & MotoAmerica   Phoenix, AZ- 2018 MotoAmerica Supersport champion JD Beach is going to be quite busy next season, as he has signed with Attack Performance/Estenson Racing to compete simultaneously in Superbike 1000, as well as Estenson Racing’s team in American Flat Track. Beach will be running a Yamaha in both series, a YZF-R1 in MA, and an MT-07 in AFT. “I’m really looking forward to racing Superbike next year,” Beach said. “It’s going to be great working with Attack again. I feel really lucky that Estenson Racing decided they wanted…
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Number of Women Riders is Growing

Published on December 3, 2018 under Blog
Number of Women Riders is Growing
Number of Women Riders is Growing Recent Survey Shows Shift in Rider Demographics   Irvine, CA (PR Newswire) - According to a recent survey, nearly 1 in 5 motorcycle owners in America is now female, compared with 1 in 10 less than a decade ago, based on data accumulated by the Motorcycle Industry Council. In fact, the data suggest that women may soon comprise ¼ of total motorcycle ownership in the U.S., a major shift in motorcycling demographics. Among all age groups surveyed, women riders now make up fully 19% of American motorcycle owners. The survey showed the greatest growth…
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MotoGP Mapcap Final Round_Valencia

Published on November 26, 2018 under Blog
MotoGP Mapcap Final Round_Valencia
MotoGP Mapcap Final Round   The 2018 MotoGP championship drew to a close in dramatic fashion this past weekend at the Gran Prix of Valencia, Spain with shocking crashes, red flags & restarts, and season champions crowned, all amid soaking wet conditions. Wet practices and qualifying runs saw champion Marc Marquez and legend Valentino Rossi each go down hard, both walking away nursing shoulder injuries, yet both back in the saddle for Sunday's races.   And what race weekend it was. With wet conditions persisting, Andrea Dovizioso of Team Ducati claimed the final MotoGP victory of 2018, ahead of Alex…
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The Splitters at Sisters

Published on November 14, 2018 under Blog
The Splitters at Sisters
The Splitters at Sisters   FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Marta Rose-Thorpe mialibu@knology.net (850) 814-3822   November 6, 2018 – Panama City Beach, FL – The community is coming together for an art benefit and evening of laughter, giving, food and drink. On Thursday, November 29, Sisters of the Sea & The Dive Bar, Grand Lagoon Life and Intellaclaim Public Adjusters bring you “The Splitters at Sisters,” a comedy dinner show with arguably the most hilarious, quick-witted improv troupe in the area, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. From 6:00 to 7:00 a special Cocktail Hour and Silent Auction will take place, benefiting…
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EICMA 2018 Unveilings

Published on November 13, 2018 under Blog
EICMA 2018 Unveilings
EICMA 2018 Unveilings The 76th EICMA motorcycle show was held in Milan, Italy this past weekend. The Esposizione Internazionale del Ciclo, Motociclo, Accessori (loose translation: International Expo of Cycles, Motorcycles, Accessories) is the world’s largest moto show, and every year witnesses the unveiling of many upcoming models and technologies from the various brands around the world. This year’s show was no different. This year’s show showcased horsepower. Three European marquees displayed 2019 models that all make over 200hp, a level of power for years only known to professional superbike racers. Aprilia announced their 217hp RSV4 1100 Factory before the show,…
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