The following is an industry press release … The Race Leadership Team has appointed a Safe-to-Race Task Force to manage our sport’s race to recovery. Members of the committee include representatives from AMA, AMA Pro Racing, Feld Entertainment, Ignite Partners, MX Sports Pro Racing, USMA, and others experienced and knowledgeable

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National championship-winning motocross racer’s wife also killed PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Marty Smith, a 2000 inductee into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, died Monday, April 27, from injuries sustained in a dune buggy crash in Southern California. He was 63. Also killed in the crash was Smith’s wife, Nancy Smith.

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The following is an industry press release … MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The first round of qualifying for the 2020 Loretta Lynn’s MX vs. ATV Online Championship concluded  April 18-19. More than 1,190 riders attempted to qualify for the championship during the first weekend. A total of 658 Xbox users attempted

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Experts offer training for aspiring ATV and motorcycle competitors at Snowshoe Mountain Resort The following is an industry press release … MARIETTA, Ga. — Yamaha Motor Corp., USA’s, annual Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) University is scheduled to return to Snowshoe Mountain Resort in West Virginia this June 24-26 during

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Stay-at-home order in Virginia means no racing in May The following is an industry press release … IRVINE, Calif. — MotoAmerica has announced that it has been forced to cancel the MotoAmerica Superbikes at Virginia event scheduled for May 1-3 at VIRginia International Raceway due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

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The following is an industry press release … KTM AG have assessed their overall strategy for the rest of 2020 and have decided to make several key decisions in the wake of COVID-19 impacting public health, communities, the motorcycle industry and business on a global scale. In the best interest

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95th edition of world’s premier off-road competition rescheduled for 2021 PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association supports the March 28 decision of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme to postpone the 2020 FIM International Six Days Enduro due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 95th edition of the annual off-road motorcycle

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If you want to experience 2,700 acres of off-road riding fun, grab some riding buddies or your family and head out to the Red River Motorcycle Trails in Bulcher, Texas. Red River was established 1972 and has come to be known by several different names. Bulcher and Muenster are two

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Before seriously starting your riding season, there are a few things you should consider doing. License: Check now to be sure your license isn’t about to expire. If it is, make arrangements now to get a new one. Be sure your new license incudes your motorcycle endorsement. That’s also important

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If you’ve been forced to stay home like many of us, you may be running out of things to do around the house. Actually, that’s a good thing. Grab some popcorn, plop down in front of your smart TV or computer and enjoy these 10 motorcycling movies and documentaries. You

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Indy 500 move necessitates change The following is an industry press release … IRVINE, Calif. — Indianapolis Motor Speedway has announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic it has rescheduled the Indy 500 to Aug. 23. To accommodate the change, MotoAmerica has rescheduled its Superbikes at the Brickyard event

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Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta To Host Round Five The following is an industry press release … MotoAmerica has announced that it has rescheduled the Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series from April 17-19 to July 31-Aug. 2 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With the opening

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No Pause for MIC Staff as We Ride It Out The following is an industry press release … IRVINE, Calif. — As the coronavirus pandemic continues, Motorcycle Industry Council staff members are operating remotely and haven’t slowed down one bit. In the interest of physical distancing, MIC offices are empty but

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Nelson Rigg USA is offering AMA members a 20 percent discount on all its brands like Nelson Rigg Journey soft luggage for streetbikes, tourers and cruisers as well as Rigg-Gear products for ATVs and UTVs. The company also has products for dual sport and adventure-touring riders, including the company’s Sahara

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A lot of riders are forced to spend long hours inside the house these days. But we can still have some motorcycling fun. For example, have you ever daydreamed about owning your own motorcycle repair shop, or riding the famed Isle of Man TT? How about doing insane tricks on

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For many of us, the 1970s were some of the best years in motorcycling history. Here’s a look back at some of the things that made the 1970s a great motorcycling decade. In 1970, AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Dick Mann won the Daytona 200 on the new Honda CB750.

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The following is an industry press release … No decision made yet on Road Atlanta round IRVINE, Calif. — MotoAmerica is continuing to assess the situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the opening round of the series, scheduled for April 17-19 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, and

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The following is an industry press release … DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Due to the ongoing unprecedented situation regarding COVID-19 and expanding restrictions on domestic and international travel, and in accordance with national, state and local governments prohibiting large group gatherings, American Flat Track has decided to postpone its March

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A 1967 Husqvarna 360 used by AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Bud Ekins to earn an International Six Day Trial gold medal sold for $15,000 at the Mecum motorcycle auction held March 11-14 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Other Hall of Famer-related motorcycles sold at the auction include

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The weather is finally getting good enough in most of the country to get out and ride. Here are seven tips to get you started. First, check your bike. Fresh fuel, fresh oil, chain oiled, hydraulic fluids topped off or replaced, fresh coolant, tires in good shape, all bolts tight,

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