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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


Sportbike on a mountain

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 submissions@ama-cycle.org, what are you waiting for?

National Rallies

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 »


Signature Events

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 »


News

  • Harley-Davidson demo rides to be featured at American International Motorcycle Expo

    September 18, 2014

    The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) announced today that the Harley-Davidson Demo Fleet will be featured at the 2014 event, offering test rides of the legendary company’s 2015 models. Additionally, Orlando Harley-Davidson becomes the newest exhibitor to join AIMExpo, which will host nearly 500 powersports companies from around the world October 16-19 at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC).

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  • Motorcyclists contribute $149,000 to help kids with brain tumors

    September 15, 2014

    Ride for Kids motorcyclists in Maryland and Pennsylvania raised more than $149,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Sept. 14. More than 300 riders attended the events in Ellicott City, Md., and Phoenixville, Pa., to honor our Stars, local children with brain tumors: Althea, Elizabeth, Emily, Gabriel, John, Maggie, Nick, Olivia, Paige, Ruxy and Yosef.

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  • MSF 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study to Improve Countermeasures

    September 11, 2014

    Now that the data-acquisition phase of the MSF 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study is complete, preliminary results are being shared at various transportation safety venues, including the upcoming 10th International ifz-MSF Motorcycle Safety Conference, sponsored by the MSF and Germany’s Institute for Motorcycle Safety (ifz), in Cologne, Germany, on September 29 and 30.

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  • Shoei announces new 2015 helmet graphics

    September 10, 2014

    Everyone at SHOEI® has a meticulous attention to detail. This characteristic shines through when looking at the finished products. Everything from the handcrafted shell, to the 7 stage paint process and final assembly requires highly skilled technicians and rigorous quality control check points. No stone is left unturned when developing and producing the world’s premier motorcycle helmet.

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  • Riders raise $84,000 for the PBTF in Michigan, North Carolina

    August 26, 2014

    Ride for Kids motorcyclists in Michigan and North Carolina raised more than $84,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Aug. 24.

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  • 2015 Harley-Davidson model lineup delivers more rush for the open road

    August 26, 2014

    Propelled by Project RUSHMORE, the global launch of the Street™750 and Street™500 motorcycles and the electric buzz of Project LiveWire™, Harley-Davidson® (NYSE:HOG) stays hard on the throttle with the introduction of its 2015 model lineup. Combining world-class aerodynamics, exhilarating audio performance and dialed-in ergonomic fit, Harley-Davidson expands its diverse offering of motorcycles and gives riders more ways than ever before to lead their own pack to the open road.

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National Conventions

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 »


Gypsy Tours

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 »