2013 AMA Awards Acknowledge Outstanding Motorcyclists

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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 […]

Germany Wins The BMW GS Trophy

Germany Wins The BMW GS Trophy

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.

Much of California’s Johnson Valley Riding Area To Be Off-Limits

Much of California's Johnson Valley Riding Area To Be Off-Limits

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 […]

Bill Introduced To Reopen Riding In California’s Clear Creek Area

Bill Introduced To Reopen Riding In California's Clear Creek Area

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 […]

California Parks Director Resigns Over Recently Found $54 Million

California Parks Director Resigns Over Recently Found $54 Million

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.