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IOM TT Book Riding Man Available on Kindle

Thursday, March 17, 2011
The autobiographical Riding Man, which chronicles motojournalist Mark Gardiner’s participation in the famed Isle of Man TT, is now available on the Kindle.

AMA News and Notes April 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association has released their latest news and notes for this month with some new issues facing motorcyclists.

Riders Asked to Oppose Motorcycle Checkpoints

Sunday, February 27, 2011
The AMA is urging riders to contact Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to urge him to stop the Georgia State Patrol from conducting motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints.

CHP Recognizes Motorcycle Safety Foundation

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Motorcycle Safety Foundation has received special recognition from the California Highway Patrol for exceptional performance from 24 RiderCoaches in California.

2010 a Success for Bonhams Motorcycles

Thursday, December 23, 2010
Bonhams Motorcycle Department experienced a successful year in 2010 after selling more than 1200 units and 87 percent of its lot.

Dan Van Epps Head of Norton USA Operations

Friday, December 3, 2010
Norton Motorcycles recently announced the appointment of industry veteran Dan Van Epps as head of U.S. operations.

Metzeler Calendar Presented at Ace Cafe

Thursday, December 2, 2010
In addition to the unveiling of the 2011 Metzeler Calendar, Guy Martin, Terry Rymer and BikeSafe were present at Ace Cafe to promote Ridexperience, an online community for blogging, video and riding routes.

Driven Public Relations Hires John Bautista

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
John Bautista, a veteran in the motorcycle industry, has become the Director of New Business Development at Driven Public Relations.

Zero Motorcycles Expands in Australia

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Zero Motorcycles has announced the arrival of its Zero S and DS street legal motorcycles in Australia, making the entire lineup of the electric motorcycle brand available in Australia.

Italian Apparel Dainese Opens D-Store Chicago

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
D-Store is Located in the Chicagoland neighborhood of Schaumburg and opened its doors to business in November 2010.

Powerlet Hires Proffer to Sales/Marketing

Monday, November 22, 2010
Industry veteran Dan Proffer hired to oversee Sales & Marketing for Powerlet line of powersports accessories.

Jason Britton and Team No Limit Perform at IMS

Thursday, November 11, 2010
Jason Britton and Hollywood stunt riders Team No Limit to perform live at Progressive International Motorcycle Shows nationwide 12-city tour.

MSF Promotes Robert Gladden to Vice President

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Robert Gladden promoted to Vice President of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.

2011 Dates for Vintage Motorcycle Days

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
AMA has announced the dates for the 2011 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days taking place July 22nd-24th at the Mid-Ohio Sport Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

StreetRyder Offers New Passenger SportBar

Monday, November 8, 2010
The grass roots company StreetRyder with the help of motorcycle industry leaders has developed a new design aimed at alleviating the problems experienced by riders and passengers when riding double on sport bike motorcycles.

Second Annual LA Moto Film Festival Announced

Friday, November 5, 2010
After the recent success of the first LA motorcycle film festival, a second event is being planned for 2011 with film submissions now being accepted.

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Holiday Cards

Friday, October 22, 2010
The AMA has announced the return of the popular fundraising program, which offers custom motorcycle themed holiday cards for 2010.

More than $126,000 Raised for PBTF

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Recent Ride for Kids events in California, Arizona and Tennessee collected more than $126,000 that will be donated to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Shoei Releases New QWEST Helmet

Monday, October 11, 2010
For 2011 Shoei is releasing an all-new helmet called the QWEST. Check out all the details here.

Across the Border and Through the Mountains

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
In this week's fan report our contributor takes advantage of a break in bad weather to tour the west coast aboard a Triumph Bonneville.