Hare and hound competitor, organizer keeping busy Jeff Miller, a 2019 AMA Hare and Hound National Championship class champion is ready to get back to racing, as soon as the coronavirus restrictions are lifted. Miller had hoped to qualify for a spot on a U.S. ISDE club team competing at

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Haynes North America becomes AMA Benefit Partner PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Haynes North America Inc., publisher of the popular Haynes, Chilton and Clymer repair manuals, offers members of the American Motorcyclist Association 15 percent discount on print and online manuals purchased through the company website. “AMA members are hands on, and

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The American Motorcyclist Association reminds motorists to be attentive and considerate of motorcyclists PICKERINGTON, Ohio — May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and the American Motorcyclist Association is urging motorists to be aware of motorcycles on the nation’s roads and highways. “Although a number states have travel restrictions in place due

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National and regional news for motorcyclists National and Regional News WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Clean Fuels Deployment Act of 2020 authorizes $500 million over five years to help retailers sell higher ethanol blends—primarily E15—expand the geographic area selling ethanol blends and support the biodiesel, bioheat and aviation fuel markets. Rep.

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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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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — During the COVID-19 outbreak, riders everywhere are anxious to see a return to normal so that we can head out to our favorite trails, scenic roadways, and motorcycling events. For now, many of us are following directives to stay at home. Others live in areas where riding

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Racer, designer, engineer and editor was 90 PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Joe Bolger, a 2004 inductee into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, died Tuesday, April 21, from complications resulting from a fall at his Barre, Mass., home, his family said. He was 90 years old and had been in failing

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association has named Matthew Miles as its Director of Communications. Miles, most recently with American magazine publisher Bonnier Corp., begins his new job May 1 at the AMA campus in Pickerington, Ohio, which also houses the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum. Miles will

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Sel Narayana selected for AMA Dud Perkins Lifetime Achievement Award PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association Board of Directors has selected three recipients for its 2020 national awards. The awards recognize outstanding contributions in the world of motorcycling and acknowledge support of the AMA mission to promote the motorcycle

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AMA staff keeps delivering critical services PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Although COVID-19 restrictions have forced nearly every American Motorcyclist Association staff member to work from home, we are continuing to provide the essential services our members rely upon. Member Services AMA Member Services remains open, helping AMA members and those wishing

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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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National and Regional News PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The outbreak of COVID-19 has forced the cancellation or postponement of dozens of AMA-sanctioned competition and recreation events. Please check directly with event organizers for up-to-date information. At the same time, state and federal agencies are altering the hours of parks and riding

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We remain open for business Dear AMA Partner, As are all of you, the American Motorcyclist Association continues to monitor, respond and take preemptive measures during the unprecedented developments concerning the COVID-19 coronavirus situation. Ohio’s governor has asked all nonessential businesses to put into place remote work plans. The AMA

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Managing the COVID-19 situation Since 1924, the American Motorcyclist Association has been a unified voice for motorcyclists. Established to organize rider activity of all kinds, the AMA has since been a source for structure, planning, protection and, at the center of it all, community. Community is at the heart of

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Due to the presence in the United States of COVID-19, an infectious strain of the coronavirus, and governors across the country issuing restrictions on large events and public gatherings, the American Motorcyclist Association strongly encourages AMA-chartered organizers to comply with all restrictions imposed by federal, state and

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Mike Sayre is the new Director of Government Relations for the American Motorcyclist Association. In his new role, Sayre will oversee the AMA’s office in Washington, D.C., and manage the execution of AMA advocacy efforts nationwide. Sayre most recently was the AMA government relations manager for on-highway

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North Carolina rider clinches AMA National No. 1 plate PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association congratulates Kyle Peters on winning the overall title in the 2020 Kicker AMA Arenacross National Championship, presented by Lucas Oil. The Honda rider from Greensboro, N.C., clinched the championship Feb. 29 in the second

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The Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, a round of the FIM MotoGP World Championship, has been postponed by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme, the International Road Racing Teams Association and Dorna Sports, due to concerns about the coronavirus. Originally scheduled to take place April 3-5 at Circuit of

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Three Pooler, Ga., races were scheduled for Friday, Saturday Three AMA-sanctioned flat track events scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Oglethorpe Speedway Park in Pooler, Ga., have been canceled due to a flooded track. The opening rounds of this year’s AMA All-Star National Flat Track Series, the AMA Vintage Flat

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