Motion Pro named ’Official Tools of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days’

July event features the best of vintage motorcycling

AMA Press Release

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association is proud to announce Motion Pro as the "Official Tools of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days."

Motion Pro offers a full line of tools, cables and controls for vintage to modern machines.

"Motion Pro makes so many of the highest quality and most useful motorcycle tools available," AMA Chief Operations Officer Jeff Massey said. "We are happy to have them on board for 2019 Honda AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days presented by Avon Tyres."

Motion Pro was founded in 1984 by Chris Carter, a gold medal winner in the prestigious International Six Days Trials (now known as the International Six Days Enduro). Carter and his team of engineers developed most of the specialty tools and products offered by the company. Motion Pro provides support to many professional and amateur riders and a wide range of events covering amateur to professional flat track, off-road, ATV and motocross.

"Motion Pro is proud to partner with the AMA as the 'Official Tools of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days,'" said Director of Sales and Marketing Brandon Baldwin. "I see Motion Pro and VMD attendees going together like a good PB&J. Collectors, racers, motorcycle riders and enthusiast from all over the country come together with one shared passion 'to ride their motorcycles,' and Motion Pro has been there since 1984 with the right tools, cables and controls to help riders maintain their bikes. We are excited to support riders and customers who have supported us."

For more information, visit www.motionpro.com.

Honda AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days presented by Avon Tyres is July 5-7 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The event will not only celebrate the 50th anniversary of Honda's legendary 1969 CB750, but also the 40th anniversary of the six-cylinder CBX and the 60th anniversary of American Honda Motor Co. Inc.

Three-time AMA Grand National Champion and AMA Superbike Champion Bubba Shobert will be grand marshal of the event. Shobert is a longtime factory Honda rider and one of the winningest racers in professional motorcycle competition.

Honda AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days presented by Avon Tyres, welcomes riders and racers of all brands to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. All activity at the event financially supports the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit that raises money for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

The event includes vintage competition in road racing, motocross, hare scrambles and trials at Mid-Ohio and flat track racing at the nearby Ashland County Fairgrounds. Riders in these disciplines are racing for national championships or national championship series points. In addition, the Biltwell Pit Bike Races, the Biltwell Holeshot Challenge and the Biltwell Off-Road Poker Run will also be held.

Vendors from all areas of motorcycling will be present, selling gear and services for motorcycles old and new. Vendors include vintage and modern gear sellers, parts and tools dealers, community garages and much more.

Motorcycling experts will speak on numerous topics, including motorcycle restoration and travel. Speakers this year include three AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers — Scot Harden, Mary McGee and Peter Starr. And AMA staff members will conduct a panel discussion on important legislation affecting riders.

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.midohio.com/tickets/1/vintage-motorcycle-days-ama or at the gate during the event. A weekend pass is $60, a single-day admission for Friday or Saturday is $40 and a single-day admission for Sunday is $35. Kids 12 and younger get in free.

Keep up to date on event announcements by liking and following AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AMAVintageMotorcycleDays) and using #AMAVMD on Instagram and Twitter.

Those attending Honda AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days presented by Avon Tyres can also sign up for special text alerts during the event weekend.

For more information, visit www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com.