US House Bill Has Trails Funding, No Money For Motorcycle Checkpoints

Renewed funding for motorized trails and a ban on funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints are included in a major federal transportation bill being considered by a key U.S. House committee, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is expected to vote Feb. 2 on a transportation funding authorization bill — H.R. […]

Injuries Force Two Riders Out Of AMA Supercross Series

Christian Craig and Will Hahn will have to watch most of the AMA Supercross series from the sidelines, as both riders have suffered injuries that will keep them out of most of the competition, reports Cycle News. Craig has dealt with injuries his whole career, most notably a back injury suffered during a horrific crash […]

American Motorcyclist Association Supports Senator’s Stand On Helmets

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) praised U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) for standing up against a proposal that would have indirectly forced states to pass mandatory helmet laws. U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) was poised to introduce the proposal on Dec. 14 during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on S. 1449 — […]

AMA Ice Race Grand Championships Kicks Off Next February

Determined motorcyclists will find a way to ride in just about any weather and conditions, and that’s no more apparent than in the dedication of the competitors who take part in the AMA Ice Race Grand Championships, which takes place not on a traditional track, but on ice. Using specially-modified motorcycles that are designed to […]

Motorcycle Hall Of Fame Adds Five New Members

The American Motorcycle Association recently inducted five motorcycling icons into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame. The “Class of 2011″ included magazine editor Phil Schilling, motocross promoter Stu Peters, roadracing champ Doug Polen, industry leader Fred Fox and motorcycle pioneer Norbert Schickel. “What an event this has been,” actor and motorcycle enthusiast Perry King, who hosted […]