Tag: trail riding
U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) and Tim Griffin (R-Ark.) are serving as co-chairmen of the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus for the new 113th Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The bi-partisan caucus, which has existed for many years, was formally recognized by the House for the new Congress. Official caucuses must register and be recognized at [...]
Now that nicer spring weather is on the horizon, more motorcyclists will be gearing up to hit the road and enjoy warmer temperatures. To celebrate this time of year, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is organizing its second annual “AMA Go Ride! Month” this April. “Every spring, millions of riders roll out of the driveway or [...]
On Jan. 24, 1937, the first running of the Daytona 200 took place on the hard sand of Daytona Beach, Fla. Since that race, won by AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Ed Kretz of Monterey Park, Calif., the annual event has grown into a motorcycling mecca, packed full of racing and recreational riding events. This [...]
The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce six national awards that recognize meritorious contributions to the world of motorcycling. The AMA Board of Directors adopted the selections unanimously at its recent meeting in Indianapolis on Feb. 16. For 2013, motorcycling advocate Andy Goldfine — founder of Aerostich/RiderWearHouse and inspiration for the annual worldwide “Ride [...]
Team Germany won the third running of the BMW GS Trophy, closing out the final day of motorsports with a strong finish to retain the lead.
The Department of the Navy has released a final environmental impact statement for the expansion of a Marine base in California that calls for closing a large portion of the popular Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Riding Area, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The preferred alternative spelled out in the final environmental impact statement would allow [...]
Some 70,000 acres of public land in California that has been off-limits to off-highway-vehicle riders since 2008 would reopen under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On Aug. 2, Farr introduced a H.R. 6286 that would designate the popular Clear Creek Management Area near Hollister — which is [...]
The director of the California Department of Parks and Recreation has resigned after officials found nearly $54 million in surplus money that had been left to sit in an account for nearly 12 years.
ATV and dirt bike riders will be able to continue to enjoy hundreds of trails across the country thanks to funding included in the recently-approved transportation bill, reports the American Motorcycle Association.
A proposed expansion to a Marine Corps base near San Bernardino, California, has been met with resistance from local ATV and off-road motorcycle riders due to the loss of several trails in the area the military plans to use.