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Remember motorcycling this Father's Day

June 09, 2014

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Father's Day shopping in motorcycling families is an exciting time, as children peruse the wide array of gift choices for one special rider.

This year, Father's Day is June 15.

Whether Dad likes chrome or leathers or the latest technology, dozens of options are available for motorcyclists today. And motorcycling fathers are pretty easy to please. If it's moto-related, it's hard to go wrong.

"One great option for the true motorcycling father is a membership in the American Motorcyclist Association," said Rob Dingman, AMA president and CEO. "It makes dads a part of a national team dedicated to protecting and promoting motorcyclists and the motorcycling lifestyle. And if there's one thing dads understand, it's teamwork."

The AMA tackles threats to motorcycling and riders at the local, state, national and international level, on the street, on the trails and on the track.

Among the battles the AMA is waging:

  • E15 fuels that can damage engines and void warranties;
  • Minimal penalties for distracted drivers who injure or kill motorcyclists;
  • Discriminatory motorcycle-only checkpoints;
  • Unfair restrictions on access to public lands;
  • Health-care plans that exclude motorcycle-related injuries; and
  • Land-use regulations that jeopardize track operations.

At the same time, once Dad is an AMA member, he has access to many great member benefits, such as discounts on parts, accessories, clothing, car rentals, accommodations and roadside assistance.

To buy Dad an AMA Champion membership for Father's Day, call (800) 262-5646. It's just $49 a year and includes AMA Roadside Assistance at no additional cost. 

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About the American Motorcyclist Association

Since 1924, the AMA has protected the future of motorcycling and promoted the motorcycle lifestyle. AMA members come from all walks of life, and they navigate many different routes on their journey to the same destination: freedom on two wheels. As the world's largest motorcycling rights organization, the AMA advocates for motorcyclists' interests in the halls of local, state and federal government, the committees of international governing organizations, and the court of public opinion. Through member clubs, promoters and partners, the AMA sanctions more motorsports competition and motorcycle recreational events than any other organization in the world. AMA members receive money-saving discounts from dozens of well-known suppliers of motorcycle services, gear and apparel, bike rental, transport, hotel stays and more. Through its support of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum, the AMA preserves the heritage of motorcycling for future generations. For more information, please visit AmericanMotorcyclist.com.