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  • Indiana awards MSF four-year training contract

    December 19, 2014

    The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has been awarded a four-year contract by the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles to provide motorcycle training, beginning March 1. The contract award marks the end of the state’s training relationship with ABATE of Indiana, which had been training riders since the 1970s, with more than 125,000 students completing its course, according to Jay Jackson, ABATE executive director.

  • 2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year: Bryan Carroll and James Walker

    December 10, 2014

    The American Motorcyclist Association announced today the 2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year: AMA members Bryan Carroll and James Walker. Carroll and Walker directed and produced "Why We Ride," a documentary that promotes modern motorcycling across every discipline and is spearheading a new era of creativity in filmmaking about the sport.

  • Give the gift of AMA membership this holiday season

    December 04, 2014

    Nothing could be more fun than holiday shopping for the motorcyclists on your gift list, and an American Motorcyclist Association membership can be the best gift of all.

  • American Motorcyclist Association members and organizers receive exclusive money-saving benefits from MYLAPS Sports Timing

    December 02, 2014

    American Motorcyclist Association members, clubs and promoters can now take advantage of exclusive money-saving benefits from leading timing-and-scoring company, MYLAPS Sports Timing.

  • AMA announces award nominees for 2014 AMA Championship Banquet

    December 01, 2014

    The American Motorcyclist Association is announcing the nominees for 2014 year-end awards, which recognie individuals and organizations that excelled in AMA competition and recreational activity during the previous 12 months.

  • The Cardo SmartSet™ app gets full control over Scala Rider® communication system

    December 01, 2014

    Cardo Systems is taking a step ahead in the efficient operation of its products via smartphones and tablets. The popular Cardo SmartSet app is now going to include the "Remote Control" option, to allow the scala rider G9x or SHO-1 users not only customize their device but also configure it via a Bluetooth connection to their Andriod smartphone or tablet.

  • Cardo launches Scala Rider® PACKTALK™ system

    December 01, 2014

    A decade after Cardo Systems, Inc. introduced Bluetooth communication to motorcycle riders, it is now introducing DMC™ (Dynamic Meshwork Communication), the third generation of group communication technology for motorcyclists. This new technology that was engineered by Cardo after more than three years of intensive research and development, offers new and groundbreaking communication to motorcyclist groups. The launch of Cardo‘s new flagship product, the scala rider PACKTALK™, is planned for the first quarter of 2015, and will represent the world's first communication system for bikers equipped with DMC technology.

  • AMA Member Tested: Shoei J-Cruise Helmet

    December 01, 2014

    The Shoei J-Cruise is an open-faced helmet that fit my slightly egg-shaped head well. The shell is made of fiberglass strips. A multi-piece extruded polystyrene shell is inserted for impact absorption, followed by a 3D Max-Dry interior pad system. Layers of paint and clear coat protect the helmet from elements like dirt and bugs.

  • AMA Member Tested: Sedici Rapido Waterproof Textile Motorcycle Jacket

    December 01, 2014

    My first impressions of the Sedici Rapido waterproof jacket are that it is tough and stylish. Close inspection reveals both 600 denier construction and sturdy 1200 denier abrasion resistant panels in key areas, CE approved armor in the elbows and shoulders, a foam back pad with good coverage, and an easily removed, full length (not just a vest) satin and quilted liner for added warmth. The stitching is first rate and attractive.

  • MSF releases motorcycle pre-ride inspection how-to video


    November 24, 2014

    The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has just released a new video to help motorcycle riders perform crucial, pre-ride safety inspections of their bikes. The video, entitled “T-CLOCS” (a six-letter acronym representing the six main categories of inspection steps), can be viewed for free on MSF’s website.

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