May 8, 2022 By Joy Burgess While celebrating Mother’s Day, we can’t help but think about a woman who’s long been dubbed the matriarch of the women’s motorcycling community: Gloria Tramontin Struck. At nearly 97 years old, she’s not only witnessed motorcycling’s incredible first century, but lived it herself, riding

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Signs three-year title sponsorship deal supporting amateur flat track racing PICKERINGTON, Ohio (May 5, 2022) — Mission Foods — the world’s leading manufacturer of tortillas, wraps and tortilla chips, and a proud supporter of flat track racing — will be the title sponsor of the 2022 AMA Flat Track Grand

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The AMA’s intrepid On-Highway Government Affairs Manager gets schooled on the finer points of front brake and cornering technique May 5, 2022 By Tiffany Cipoletti NOTE: This article first appeared in the August 2021 issue of American Motorcyclist.  Hi. My name is Tiffany Cipoletti and, until last week, I was

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Motorists urged to use caution during motorcycle riding season PICKERINGTON, Ohio (April 18, 2022) — The American Motorcyclist Association reminds motorists throughout the nation that May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. “For almost 40 years, the AMA has promoted motorcycle awareness in May because, as the weather warms in large

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Long-time motorcycle manufacturer returns as presenting sponsor for second year running PICKERINGTON, Ohio (April 18, 2022) — Royal Enfield, a motorcycle manufacturer with a history dating back more than 120 years, was recently announced as the Presenting Sponsor of 2022 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, which takes place July 22-24 at

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Shuttered for two years due to the pandemic, the amazing Quail Motorcycle Gathering is set for a dramatic comeback in May April 20, 2022 By Mitch Boehm Photos courtesy of The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Of the many cancellations and postponements in motorcycling thanks to the pandemic, the two-year hiatus forced

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Ohio-based rust remover and protectant company will connect with riders and wrenchers at Mid-Ohio PICKERINGTON, Ohio (April 12, 2022) — B’laster, an Ohio-based rust remover and protectant company, has been named the Official Rust Remover and Sponsor of the 2022 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days — the preeminent and longest-running vintage

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Arizona the latest state to allow lane filtering, while Utah is seeing success PICKERINGTON, Ohio (March 28, 2022) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a law legalizing lane filtering after the bill cruised through both the Senate and House chambers with strong bipartisan support. The law now puts the

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30th Annual AMA VMD event will highlight Schwantz’s AMA Superbike and Grand Prix career with Suzuki, and much more PICKERINGTON, Ohio (March 25, 2022) — AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer and 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz has been named Grand Marshal for the 2022 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days event

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The FIM Board of Directors held an extraordinary meeting on 5 March 2022 in relation to the situation in Ukraine. After having carefully considered the International Olympic Committee recommendations and the specificity of our sport, the Board of Directors has unanimously condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Henceforth the following

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February 28, 2022 Our parents always told us to “slow down and take your time,” and there was good reason for it: Hurrying breeds silly mistakes, and we made a doozie in our March issue on page 55 in the Can’t Miss Events 2022 feature, writing the Sturgis Rally was

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The Motorcycle Industry Council, American Motorcyclist Association, and Motorcycle Safety Foundation join forces to share the priorities of the motorcycling community and industry with U.S. Department of Transportation PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Feb. 16, 2022) — In a collaborative effort to raise awareness of key issues and opportunities facing the motorcycle industry,

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