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US Senate Passes Motorcyclist Anti-Profiling Resolution

Published on December 18, 2018 under Blog
US Senate Passes Motorcyclist Anti-Profiling Resolution
US Senate Passes Motorcyclist Anti-Profiling Resolution The US Senate, in a rare unanimous decision, adopted a resolution December 12th, 2018 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. As adopted, the resolution recognizes the significant increase in motorcycle registrations during the past 20 years and points out that half of the motorcyclists surveyed believe they have been…
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American Motorcyclist Association issues 2019 MotoAmerica Regulations

Published on December 18, 2018 under AMA
American Motorcyclist Association issues 2019 MotoAmerica Regulations
Changes made to sporting regulations, technical regulations for Junior Cup, Twins Cup PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association has issued the 2019 regulations for MotoAmerica, the home of the AMA Superbike Championship, featuring changes to the sport regulations, as well as the technical regulations for the MotoAmerica Junior Cup and Twins Cup. The changes to the technical regulations are intended to better balance motorcycle performance in the Junior Cup and Twins Cup classes. "The AMA and MotoAmerica have worked closely to develop the series' 2019 regulations, which we believe will improve MotoAmerica's on-track product, as well as produce fairer…
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U.S. Senate Passes Motorcycle Profiling Resolution

Published on December 17, 2018 under Blog
U.S. Senate Passes Motorcycle Profiling Resolution
U.S. Senate Passes Motorcycle Profiling Resolution The U.S. Senate unanimously passed Res. 154, a measure which "promotes increased public awareness of motorcycle profiling, encourages collaboration and communication with the motorcycle community and law enforcement to engage in efforts to end motorcycle profiling, [and] urges state law enforcement officials to include statements condemning motorcycle profiling in written policies and training materials." Basically, the resolution declares that law enforcement should not treat citizens differently because they ride motorcycles or associate with motorcycle riders. One example of this took place in 2015 when bike-only checkpoints were eliminated. Although the vast majority of law…
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2019 Scrambler Ducati Models Arrive in Dealerships Just in Time for Holidays

Published on December 14, 2018 under Born To Ride
2019 Scrambler Ducati Models Arrive in Dealerships Just in Time for Holidays
2019 Scrambler Models including Desert Sled, Café Racer, Full Throttle and Icon in Stores Now Mountain View, Calif. (December 13, 2018) – Riders wishing to unwrap a new Scrambler Ducati 800 this holiday season will have the opportunity starting this week, as the 2019 Scrambler family has arrived early to U.S. dealerships just in time for the holidays. The updated motorcycles offer a variety of design, safety, performance and convenience enhancements to the massively successful Scrambler lineup so that riders can enjoy more than ever the safe, simple fun of two wheels. “The new versions of the Scrambler Ducati family…
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THE SKY RACING TEAM VR46 AT THE POPULAR TALENT SHOW X FACTOR FOR THE UNVEIL OF THE NEW LIVERIES FOR THE NEXT SEASON

Published on December 14, 2018 under Born To Ride
THE SKY RACING TEAM VR46 AT THE POPULAR TALENT SHOW X FACTOR FOR THE UNVEIL OF THE NEW LIVERIES FOR THE NEXT SEASON
LUCA MARINI AND NICOLO BULEGA IN MOTO2 WITH KALEX. DENNIS FOGGIA AND CELESTINO VIETTI RAMUS IN MOTO3 WITH KTM. PABLO NIETO AT THE HEAD OF THE TEAM OF THE YOUNG ITALIAN TALENTS FOR THE FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR. AFTER THE WORLD TITLE IN MOTO2, IN 2019 FRANCESCO BAGNAIA WILL DEBUT IN MOTOGP. Milan, December 13, 2018. As every year, the last stop before the Christmas holidays for the riders of the Sky Racing Team VR46 is the final of the popular musical talent show X Factor. For the occasion, Luca Marini, Nicolò Bulega, Dennis Foggia and Celestino Vietti Ramus, together with the…
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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 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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