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Kenda Tire Returns as Official Tire of 2023 Permco AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Presented By Royal Enfield

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (June 9, 2023) — Kenda Tire will serve as the Official Tire of 2023 Permco AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days presented by Royal Enfield, which takes place July 21-23 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.  

“Kenda is excited to be back for another year of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days,” said Kenda Tires Brand Development Manager Chad Ellis. “This is an event that we have circled on our calendars every year. We can’t wait to see everyone and see what this year has in store for us.”

AMA Editorial Director Mitch Boehm expressed his appreciation for Kenda’s return to the event for the third year in a row.

“It’s great to have Kenda back with us for Vintage Motorcycle Days this July,” Boehm said. “Kenda’s crew always brings excitement to the event, and the fact that they offer such a wide range of tires for the machines VMD attendees own and ride is a big plus.”

2023 Permco AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days presented by Royal Enfield will include many exciting opportunities for classic-bike fans, including North America’s largest motorcycle swap meet, a classic bike show, vendor displays and much more.

AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer and multi-talented racer Steve Wise will serve as the Grand Marshal of the three-day event and will be on site to sign autographs, speak to enthusiasts at the AMA Soundstage, participate in a Lap For History on each day and more.

There will also be plenty of vintage motorcycle racing — from hare scrambles, to motocross, to road racing, to flat track and more — for racers and spectators to enjoy. Racers can register to participate in all the vintage racing fun at

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