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  • From March 7-16, AMA riding, racing converges on Daytona Beach Bike Week

    March 07, 2014

    One of the biggest bashes in motorcycling kicks off this weekend as Daytona Beach Bike Week revs into high gear, and the American Motorcyclist Association will be front and center at a number of events, from the woods to beachside.

  • Harley-Davidson to offer factory demos at Americade 2014

    March 07, 2014

    Harley-Davidson Motor Company will have a huge factory demo fleet at Americade 2014. Among the dozens of motorcycles ready to ride, Harley-Davidson will be bringing its newest 2014 motorcycles, including its latest Project RUSHMORE touring bikes and the new Street 500 and 750.

  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation iTunes U courses offer riding strategies, advice and more to motorcyclists of all skill levels

    March 06, 2014

    The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has launched four new iTunes U courses: “An Adventure in Motorcycle Physics,” “Dr. Ray’s Street Strategies,” “Dr. Ray’s Guide to Group Riding” and “Dr. Ray’s Seasoned Rider.” These four courses address a wide variety of motorcycle tips and strategies to help motorcyclists sharpen their skills, make wise choices on the road and become riders of good riding character. All four courses are free and are available now on Apple's iTunes U.

  • Wayne National Forest announces 2014 fee waiver dates

    March 06, 2014

    Acting Forest Supervisor, DeVela Clark announced today that the Wayne National Forest will offer three recreation fee waiver dates during summer and fall of 2014.

  • Forest Service announces new supervisor for the Wayne National Forest

    March 06, 2014

    Kathleen Atkinson, Regional Forester for the U.S. Forest Service’s Eastern Region, announces the selection of Anthony (Tony) Scardina as the new Forest Supervisor for the Wayne National Forest. Tony replaces Anne Carey, who retired in January after more than 30 years with the Forest Service.

  • AMA presents Bike Week premier of 'Why We Ride,' March 13 in Daytona Beach, Fla. -- Free for AMA members

    March 05, 2014

    The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to present the Daytona Bike Week premiere of the acclaimed motorcycling documentary film "Why We Ride" on March 13 in Daytona Beach, Fla. Best of all, it's free for AMA members!

  • Zero Motorcycles/Scot Harden recipient of 2014 AMA award

    March 04, 2014

    Zero Motorcycles and Scot Harden, Vice President of Marketing and AMA Hall of Famer, have received the AMA Bessie Stringfield Award which is given in honor of AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Bessie Stringfield and recognizes efforts to introduce motorcycling to new or underserved markets.

  • AMA Member Tested: Excel TWS-206 Spoke Torque Wrench

    March 01, 2014

    I have been using the Excel TWS-206 spoke torque wrench to build and service motorcycle wheels. It’s a high-quality kit that, in the right hands, can produce professional results.

  • AMA Member Tested: Motion Pro Revolver Throttle Kit

    March 01, 2014

    For decades, dirtbikes have come with different-rate throttles for different applications. Trail bikes would come with a longer-pull “enduro” throttle and motocross bikes would come quick-opening throttles, some going from closed to wide open in just a quarter turn.

  • AMA Member Tested: Arai Defiant

    March 01, 2014

    The main things I look for in a helmet are safety, fit, comfort, distinguishing features, looks and price point. Let’s start with safety. The Arai brand already has an established reputation for the safety aspect of design. The Arai Defiant that I received for testing has the emergency cheek pad release system from the RX-Q line that enables medics to slide the helmet off a crashed rider’s head more easily.

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