Press Releases

Innovative Riderless Motorcycle to Improve Rider Safety

New testing will lead to significant progress in the ability to develop autonomous car systems that can safely interact with motorcycles Bradford-on-Avon, 24 May 2018… A self-driving motorcycle, co-developed by AB Dynamics, one of the leading suppliers of advanced automotive test systems, will help to improve motorcycle safety. Unlike slower-moving pedestrians and cyclists, the combination of rapid acceleration and extreme ...

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NASCAR and Motorsports Legends Join TV Star Paul Teutul Jr. to Raise Money for Local Charities at Buffalo Chip® Legends Lunch

NASCAR legend Rusty Wallace and Motorsports Hall of Famers Don Prudhomme, Walker Evans and Paul Teutul Jr. are inviting 41 fans to join them for a gourmet lunch prior to the annual Legends Ride.     Sturgis, SD – Four of the most famous faces in racing and custom motorcycles will serve as hosts to this year’s Buffalo Chip’s Legends Lunch. Fans have ...

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Fever-Pitch Anticipation for Memorial Day Weekend’s AFT Harley-Davidson Springfield Mile and TT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 23, 2018) – It’s here, folks, the legendary Springfield Mile, the fastest Mile of the year and the racetrack with perhaps more professional flat track history than any other venue in America – and always the most anticipated race of the season. But this weekend’s Harley-Davidson Springfield Mile I on Sunday, May 27th at the Illinois State Fairgrounds (along ...

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Discovery’s “American Chopper” Buffalo Chip® Motorcycle to be Unveiled Live May 28 in Deadwood

The custom will be unveiled to the public for the first time at the Old Style Saloon #10 while the show airs on the Discovery Channel.   Deadwood, SD –  The successful Discovery Channel series that brought America the father-son team of Paul Teutul Sr. and Paul Teutul Jr. is back with a big connection to South Dakota’s Black Hills. The ...

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AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days to feature ‘Ran When Parked’ Raffle Bike Challenge

Skidmark Garage to demonstrate value of community garage with work on 1975 Yamaha DT100 PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The AMA, in conjunction with Skidmark Garage, is offering a 1975 Yamaha DT100 enduro in the “Ran When Parked” Raffle Bike Challenge at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 6-8 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. All of the proceeds from the raffle will ...

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Community garage, premier displays featured at 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Skidmark Garage, vintage clubs to be in Old Bike Barn Crossroads   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Skidmark Garage, a Cleveland-based community garage for motorcyclists, is setting up a three-bay workspace that attendees can use during 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 6-8, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Skidmark Garage will be in the Old Bike Barn Crossroads, along with ...

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American Motorcyclist Association, American Honda pay tribute to Nicky Hayden with two custom motorcycles

U.S. racing icon’s accomplishments to be celebrated with road racer, street tracker   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association and American Honda are commissioning two custom motorcycles that celebrate the life and career of professional American road racer and flat tracker Nicky Hayden. Hayden passed away on May 22, 2017, as a result of injuries sustained when he was ...

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American Motorcyclist Association congratulates 2018 AMSOIL AMA Arenacross and AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championship champions

More than 30 national championships decided at event in Las Vegas   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The AMA congratulates the 2018 class champions for the AMSOIL AMA Arenacross and AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championship, crowned at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., May 4-6. In the AMSOIL AMA Arenacross, Kawasaki rider Jacob Hayes took a second-place and a win to secure ...

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Americade Motorcycle Touring Rally to be held June 4-9

Seventh stop on AMA National Gypsy Tour   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The Americade Motorcycle Touring Rally, the seventh stop on the 2018 AMA National Gypsy Tour, will offer guided and unguided rides, demos from several manufacturers, live music, vendors and more June 4-9 in Lake George, N.Y. “Americade is proud to be part of the AMA National Gypsy Tour and an AMA ...

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AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days to feature trials exhibition by Xtreme Trials riders

Eye-catching event demonstrates exceptional motorcycle control, balance, coordination   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — An observed trials exhibition performed by the Xtreme Trials riders during 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days will demonstrate to spectators the extraordinary balance, patience and control needed for this gravity-defying type of competition. AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, now in its 28th year, is the largest fundraiser for the ...

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