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MIC Board of Directors Elects New Leadership for Powersports Trade Association

| 19 April 2017 12:40 pm
MIC Board of Directors Elects New Leadership for Powersports Trade Association

MIC Motorcycle Industry Council Courtesy of MIC Media Relations IRVINE, CA, APR. 19, 2017 The Motorcycle Industry Council board of directors elected a new chair, vice chair and secretary-treasurer to help guide the industry as it looks to strengthen market expansion efforts. The board also approved a process to refine the industry’s strategic plan during […]

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AMA Thanks Senators Joni Ernst and Gary Peters for Forming Motorcycle Caucus

| 4 April 2017 1:37 pm
AMA Thanks Senators Joni Ernst and Gary Peters for Forming Motorcycle Caucus

AMA American Motorcyclist Association Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association PICKERINGTON, OH, APR. 4, 2017 The American Motorcyclist Association extends its appreciation to U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Gary Peters for establishing the first Senate Motorcycle Caucus. Ernst (R-Iowa) and Peters (D-Mich.) – both lifelong motorcyclists – will serve as co-chairs of the caucus, which […]

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Decision of the Race Director of the St. Louis Supercross

| 4 April 2017 10:29 am
Decision of the Race Director of the St. Louis Supercross

AMA Monster Energy Supercross Series Round 13: The Dome at America’s Center Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association File photo courtesy of Feld Motor Sports ST. LOUIS, MO, APR. 3, 2017 On April 1, 2017, during the 450SX main event, while being lapped by the second-place rider, 16th-place rider Chad Reed, rider number 22, failed […]

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AMA Honors U.S. Rep. Paul A. Gosar

| 28 March 2017 12:45 pm
AMA Honors U.S. Rep. Paul A. Gosar

AMA American Motorcyclist Association Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association WASHINGTON, DC, MAR. 24, 2017 Arizona Congressman Paul A. Gosar has earned the AMA Hero Award, presented by the American Motorcyclist Association for his support of motorcyclists’ rights and issues of importance to motorcycling. The award was presented today at the Washington, DC, office of […]

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Defending Champion Barnes Wins Daytona 200 Pole

| 17 March 2017 6:21 pm
Defending Champion Barnes Wins Daytona 200 Pole

Daytona 200 Qualifying: Daytona International Speedway Courtesy of Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, FL, MAR. 17, 2017 Defending champion Michael Barnes won the pole position for the Daytona 200 on Friday at Daytona International Speedway, with a fast lap of one minute and 49.487 seconds (at 115.411 mph) on a Yamaha 600 during the third […]

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AMA Calls Motorcycle Tariff “Cynical Approach to Trade Policy”

| 9 March 2017 9:28 am
AMA Calls Motorcycle Tariff “Cynical Approach to Trade Policy”

AMA American Motorcyclist Association Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association PICKERINGTON, OH, MAR. 8, 2017 Including motorcycles in a trade dispute over U.S.-raised beef products reflects “a cynical approach to trade policy to look for the largest grassroots reaction you can find to pressure European governments,” the American Motorcyclist Association told a federal agency. “This […]

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San Diego Area Fires Destroy Shop, Clubhouse and Bikes

| 22 February 2017 3:40 pm
San Diego Area Fires Destroy Shop, Clubhouse and Bikes

San Diego Area Fires Moto Forza and Boozefighters Motorcycle Clubhouse Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News ESCONDIDO and SAN DIEGO, CA, FEB. 11 and 13, 2017 The Moto Forza dealership in Escondido, California, was destroyed by fire on Saturday night, February 11. (To read more about it, please go to http://www.rfoxnews.com/auto/2017/02/13/fire-destroys-hundreds-motorcycles-at-dealership.html.) Then, on Monday, February 13, […]

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AMA CEO Testifies Against Proposed Motorcycle Tariff

| 15 February 2017 4:41 pm
AMA CEO Testifies Against Proposed Motorcycle Tariff

Legal Issues: Proposed Tariff on European Motorcycles Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association WASHINGTON, DC, FEB. 15, 2017 A proposed 100-percent tariff on European motorcycles would harm U.S. consumers by pricing affected models beyond the reach of American families, American Motorcyclist Association president and CEO Rob Dingman told a federal trade committee today. Dingman said […]

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AMA CEO to Testify Against Motorcycle Tariff

| 8 February 2017 3:24 pm
AMA CEO to Testify Against Motorcycle Tariff

AMA American Motorcyclist Association Courtesy of the AMA PICKERINGTON, OH, FEB. 8, 2017 American Motorcyclist Association president and CEO Rob Dingman will testify on Wednesday, February 15, against a 100-percent tariff on some European motorcycles that has been proposed by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. “We object to this proposed tariff because it […]

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Proposed Federal Guidelines for Visual-Manual Distractions

| 30 January 2017 11:12 am
Proposed Federal Guidelines for Visual-Manual Distractions

Legal Issues Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News JAN. 30, 2017 The NHTSA wants your comments about portable and after-market devices that distract motorists. If you have any opinions on this issue, please express them by February 3 at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/12/05/2016-29051/visual-manual-nhtsa-driver-distraction. This information has been requested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Department of […]

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AMA Looking for Knowledgeable Riders

| 27 January 2017 2:40 pm
AMA Looking for Knowledgeable Riders

AMA American Motorcyclist Association Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News JAN. 27, 2017 The Federal Highway Administration is establishing a Motorcyclist Advisory Council to coordinate and advise the FHWA on infrastructure issues of concern for motorcyclists. The AMA wishes more riders to be part of the committee. Experience with local, state or federal agencies will be […]

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RPM Act Reintroduced

| 26 January 2017 12:28 pm
RPM Act Reintroduced

Legal Issues Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News JAN. 26, 2-17 The Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 (RPM Act) would ensure that converting motor vehicles, including motorcycles, for use exclusively in competition does not violate the federal Clean Air Act. In 2015, the EPA published proposed regulations that deemed such conversions illegal and subject to […]

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AMA Opposes Profiling of Motorcyclists

| 25 January 2017 9:41 am
AMA Opposes Profiling of Motorcyclists

AMA American Motorcyclist Association Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association PICKERINGTON, OH, JAN. 24, 2017 The American Motorcyclist Association board of directors has adopted and issued an official position statement objecting to the profiling of motorcyclists by government agencies, including judging riders on their chosen apparel, mode of transportation, or associates, rather than specific behavior […]

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Ted Cabral Resigns from AMA Board of Directors

| 20 January 2017 2:16 pm
Ted Cabral Resigns from AMA Board of Directors

AMA American Motorcyclist Association Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association PICKERINGTON, OH, JAN. 20, 2017 Ted Cabral, the individual member representative on the AMA Board of Directors from the Northwest region, has resigned his board seat, effective immediately. “I appreciate the opportunity I had to be on the AMA Board of Directors, and I have […]

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AMA Objects as U.S. Seeks 100-Percent Tariff on Some European Bikes

| 19 January 2017 3:42 pm
AMA Objects as U.S. Seeks 100-Percent Tariff on Some European Bikes

AMA American Motorcyclist Association Courtesy of American Motorcyclist Association PICKERINGTON, OH, JAN. 17, 2017 The American Motorcyclist Association strongly objects to a federal agency’s attempt to tack a 100-percent-or-higher tariff on motorcycles made in Europe as part of a trade battle over hormones in U.S. beef. The Office of United States Trade Representative requested comments […]

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AMA Calls on U.S. DOT to Include Motorcycles in Technology Plans

| 14 December 2016 1:17 pm
AMA Calls on U.S. DOT to Include Motorcycles in Technology Plans

AMA American Motorcyclist Association Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association PICKERINGTON, OH, DEC. 13, 2016 Mandating vehicle-to-vehicle communications technology in new cars can benefit all road users, but motorcyclists demand to be included in the discussion, planning and implementation of the policies and regulations governing the rollout, according to a statement from the American Motorcyclist […]

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