Street Events And Series
It’s a big country out there, and there’s no better way to see it than from the seat of a motorcycle.
For the best rallies, rides and tours to take in this year, look no further than the events in the AMA Premier Touring Series. These are the gatherings that stand out, whether you’re looking to experience the country’s most iconic large rallies or just hang out with local riders in smaller events.
Here’s a look at some of the cool events the AMA has to offer. More activities are always being added, and you can always find a complete and up-to-date list of all AMA-sanctioned events in our online events database. You’ll also find great rides in the “Go Ride” section of your monthly American Motorcyclist magazine.
Smaller and often more rewarding than some larger gatherings,
district rallies and tours are great places to meet other riders from
your area. Find these by searching our online database of rides and rallies. And during the colder months, the AMA encourages its members to visit the International Motorcycle Show in their area.
Those who like a little more dirt with their pavement can check out events in the AMA's dual-sport and adventure ride series.
Ride Into Cyberspace
Beartooth Mountain Range (Wyoming side) one week before it closed in late fall. — Brian Swanson, Cody, Wyo
Like the photos you see on this website? Some of them are among the best that AMA members have to offer. And the best place for you to share your pix is in our online gallery for member-submitted photos.
The AMA Gallery includes thousands of images of member rides and AMA events, and more are added daily. What’s missing here? It might be you. If you haven’t yet sent your best photo, or best two or six, to firstname.lastname@example.org, what are you waiting for?
National Rallies are AMA-produced and promoted events that include a range of activities,
including seminars, bike shows, organized rides, swap meets, racing,
field meets, demo rides, vendor displays and more. More »
National Touring Rallies
These represent the top tier of the road rides and rallies sanctioned by
the AMA. Often built around guided local tours and organized riding
events, AMA Touring Rallies are open to riders of all stripes but
generally attract those who can’t stay off the bike. More »
Looking for something special? AMA Signature events have
you covered! These events offer you a solid crowd of fellow riders at an experience
that’s a notch above a typical motorcycle gathering. More »
National EXTREME Grand Tours
The Southern California Motorcycling Association has cooked up three AMA National Extreme Grand Tours for serious riders. For details on each tour, see the websites. More »
May 24, 2013
Triumph Motorcycles (Triumph) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Speed Triple motorcycles manufactured June 2012 through January 2013. Due to the incorrect engagement of the neutral switch and gear selector drum, the neutral light may remain illuminated despite the motorcycle actually being in gear.
May 23, 2013
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has launched its third iBook on Apple’s iTunes as part of an ongoing effort to promote motorcyclist safety on the roadways to a broader riding and non-riding audience.
May 20, 2013
Ride for Kids traveled south on May 19, with events in Alexandria, La., and Franklin, Tenn. At press time, riders had raised more than $149,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
May 20, 2013
Allstate has released a new interactive map designed to let riders flag what they consider risky roads.
May 17, 2013
This weekend, May 18-19, marks another great event in the 2013 AMA Husqvarna National Dual-Sport Series and AMA Yamaha Super Ténéré National Adventure Ride Series. The 17th annual Hanging Rock 200 will offer an exclusive tour of the Zaleski, Ohio, countryside with many routes only open to motorized access for this event.
May 17, 2013
It's not all about racing. Every now and then it's time to just enjoy the ride with your buddies, and there's no better place to do that on some of the most aggressively fun trails in the country than with the AMA Husqvarna National Dual-Sport Trail Riding Series.
Top tier of AMA-sanctioned rides and
rallies. Put on by promoting clubs and organizers, these rides are the best of the best, where you’ll find
thousands of like-minded riders in some of the most beautiful places in
the country. More »
One of the oldest touring experiences in all of motorcycling, Gypsy Tours began as one-day events around the country where riders would travel to a specific site and enjoy the company of other riders. More »
AMA National Grand Tours
If you prefer the wide-open space of the open road to the group setting of a rally, then Grand Tours offer up a comfortable alternative. Ride at your own pace and take pictures of yourself at key towns and locations set by organizers. More »
AMA Flash Tours on Facebook
Flash Tours challenge you to get on the road to interesting
destinations – many off the beaten path – and document the challenge
for others. More »