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  • Vandals place spikes along trails in Colorado, endangering riders, hikers

    May 15, 2014

    Vandals are endangering the lives of motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders in the Pike National Forest by burying spikes along trails used by off-highway vehicles and others.

  • Forest service issues Wolf Pen Gap analysis

    May 15, 2014

    The U.S. Forest Service issued revised recommendations for motor-vehicle travel through Wolf Pen Gap in the 1.8 million-acre Ouachita National Forest near Mena, Ark.

  • Billionaire brothers propose Montana land swap

    May 15, 2014

    Two billionaire brothers from Texas have proposed a land swap with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management that could provide public access to about 60,000 acres in the Big Snowy Mountains and the area north of the Missouri River Breaks in Montana.

  • Congressman attempts to mediate dispute

    May 15, 2014

    A California congressman has stepped into the fray between U.S. forest officials and a group of Phelan-area residents who oppose a plan to expand OHV trails in the San Bernardino National Forest.

  • Senate transportation bill includes Recreational Trails Program

    May 14, 2014

    The transportation bill announced Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee includes a reauthorization of the Recreational Trails Program.

  • Petition seeks end of motorcycle-only checkpoints

    May 12, 2014

    The AMA launched a petition drive today aimed at ending the discriminatory law-enforcement practice of setting up checkpoints that target only motorcyclists.

  • American Motorcyclist Association calls for overhaul of failed Renewable Fuel Standard

    May 08, 2014

    The federal government's Renewable Fuel Standard is a failed strategy that must be completely reconsidered and restructured, Wayne Allard, vice president of government relations for the American Motorcyclist Association, said Wednesday.

  • For Mother's Day this year: Go Ride!

    May 07, 2014

    Roughly 12 percent of the country's motorcycle owners are women, according to the latest estimate from the Motorcycle Industry Council, and that number is growing. MIC data show that the number of female riders has increased by double digits during the last decade. So, for Mother's Day this year -- it's May 11, by the way -- why not take Mom out for a ride?

  • Governors' report: Motorcyclist fatalities fell 7 percent in 2013

    May 07, 2014

    For the second time in five years, motorcyclist fatalities are projected to decrease, according to a report released May 6 by the Governors Highway Safety Association.

  • Distracted driving is deadly driving

    May 01, 2014

    The perils of distracted driving take a front seat during May, which is designated as national Motorcycle Awareness Month.

  • AMA News and Notes: May 2014

    May 01, 2014

    AMA News & Notes is a monthly publication compiled and edited by the American Motorcyclist Association Government Relations Department.

  • American Motorcyclist Association member claims Yamaha Super Ténéré won in 2013 AMA Membership Sweepstakes

    April 29, 2014

    AMA membership has its benefits. Just ask AMA member Ron Fluke of Trinity, Ala., whose membership in the association won him one of the most versatile motorcycles ever made: a brand new Yamaha Super Ténéré, courtesy of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.

  • Earth Day a celebration of motorcyclists' values

    April 22, 2014

    As Earth Day is celebrated worldwide today, the American Motorcyclist Association is highlighting three core values that its membership shares in protecting the environment and ensuring future riding opportunities for our children and grandchildren.

  • AMA Go Ride Safely! Week focuses on rider responsibility and driver awareness

    April 21, 2014

    AMA Go Ride! Month, sponsored by the American Motorcyclist Association, rounds out its month-long motorcycling celebration with AMA Go Ride Safely! Week. Motorcyclists nationwide are encouraged to take rider training and use appropriate riding gear while motorists are urged to watch for motorcycles as millions of riders take to the roads.

  • EPA acknowledges that ethanol damages engines

    April 21, 2014

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines by increasing exhaust temperatures and indirectly causing component failures.

  • AMA supporter Tom Petri to retire from Congress

    April 15, 2014

    U.S. Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.) recently announced that he will not seek reelection.

  • Wheels are turning in AMA Go Ride! Month

    April 14, 2014

    The good-hearted generosity of motorcyclists will be celebrated during AMA Go Ride For A Cause! Week, April 14-21. The seven-day campaign, sponsored by the American Motorcyclist Association, represents the third week of AMA Go Ride! Month.

  • Driver Privacy Act amended to secure motorcyclists' info

    April 09, 2014

    A proposed change in the language of the Driver Privacy Act in the U.S. Senate would expand the bill's scope to protect all information recorded by event data recorders installed on all "motor vehicles," including motorcycles.

  • AMA National Convention to take place Oct. 16-19 in Orlando, Fla.

    April 08, 2014

    Members of the American Motorcyclist Association are invited to the 2014 AMA National Convention, Oct. 16-19, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

  • Ride with friends and family during AMA Go Ride! Month

    April 07, 2014

    AMA Go Ride! Month enters its second week today with AMA Go Ride Together! Week, when AMA members and clubs celebrate riding with family, friends and co-workers.

  • AMA News and Notes: April 2014

    April 01, 2014

    AMA News & Notes is a monthly publication compiled and edited by the American Motorcyclist Association Government Relations Department.

  • AMA Go Ride! Month begins now

    March 31, 2014

    AMA Go Ride! Month, sponsored by the American Motorcyclist Association, begins today. Throughout the next four weeks, motorcyclists nationwide will welcome the 2014 riding season in style with information, entertainment, prize drawings and more via the AMA Facebook page.

  • April is 'AMA Go Ride! Month'

    March 27, 2014

    April 1 marks the beginning of the fourth annual "AMA Go Ride! Month." The 30-day celebration of all things motorcycling is sponsored by the American Motorcyclist Association and encourages motorcyclists nationwide to celebrate the thrill of riding on the street, track and trail.

  • Ohio Motorized Trails Association to unveil new trail maintenance rig

    March 26, 2014

    The Ohio Motorized Trails Association plans to unveil a new trailer and trail maintenance equipment during an April 12 media event at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, located on the campus of the American Motorcyclist Association in Pickerington, Ohio.

  • From March 7-16, AMA riding, racing converges on Daytona Beach Bike Week

    March 07, 2014

    One of the biggest bashes in motorcycling kicks off this weekend as Daytona Beach Bike Week revs into high gear, and the American Motorcyclist Association will be front and center at a number of events, from the woods to beachside.

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