Motorcycle Times December News

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KTM announced as title sponsor for 2019 AMA Legends & Champions Weekend

Events include AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and AMA Championship Banquet

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — KTM will be the title sponsor for the 2019 AMA Legends & Champions Weekend, the American Motorcyclist Association has announced. The weekend includes the 2019 KTM AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Dec. 6 and the 2019 KTM AMA Championship Banquet on Dec. 7. Both events are at the Hilton Columbus Downtown in Columbus, Ohio.

“KTM is a strong supporter of AMA activities, including its sponsorship of the 2019 KTM AMA National Adventure Riding Series, Presented by Kenda Tires,” said AMA Chief Operations Officer Jeff Massey. “And the brand’s association with 2019 Hall of Fame inductee Kurt Caselli makes this sponsorship special.”

The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2019 includes rights advocate Mark Buckner, off-road racing champion Kurt Caselli, motocross champion Ron Lechien, trials pioneer Wiltz Wagner and museum founder Dale Walksler. Following the induction ceremony on Dec. 6, the formal installation of the Class of 2019 takes place at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame museum in Pickerington, Ohio, on Dec. 7. The installation will be preceded by a Hall of Famer luncheon that fans and supporters of the Hall of Fame are invited to attend for a $25 donation. Luncheon reservations are available through the AMA Legends & Champions ticket form.

The 2019 KTM AMA Championship Banquet honors those who have won AMA National No. 1 plates in competition during the year, as well as special honorees in several categories. In addition to the induction ceremony and Championship Banquet, the Hilton will host AMA Congress on Dec. 6-7, where AMA Commission members will discuss rules governing AMA-sanctioned events.

Tickets for AMA Legends & Champions Weekend are available now at Tickets also can be purchased over the phone at (800) 262-5646.

Reservations can be made at the Hilton Columbus Downtown at

About the American Motorcyclist Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit

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2019 Eastern PA Ride For Kids Wrap Up

Plus dates for 2020!

We are incredibly excited -and THANKFUL for our community- to report that the Eastern PA Ride for Kids took home the #1 Award across the nation -for all the ride for kids rides in Growth! Last year, our ride raised a bit over $23k for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and our ride was slated to be cancelled.
We asked you-our community- for support, and you stepped up; our growth was 71% to finish 2019 with over $41,000 to help find a cure for pediatric brain cancer.
Our community also connected us with new Stars (children battling brain tumors) and we were able to welcome four new families to be our guests for the day. We shared breakfast with donated local Starbuck’s Coffee and Bagelsmith bagels at the New Hope Eagle Fire Department, played small table top games, had face painting, checked out vendors, had a guest appearances from Miss Pennsylvania Jr High and Captain America! We welcomed the Stars and 9/11 Trike to ride with us on an Solebury Township Police-escorted motorcycle ride in beautiful New Hope, after which we enjoyed a Primo Hoagies lunch, roasted peanuts off the back of a modified Harley Davidson, cooled off with Dinky’s Ice Cream, and a presentation where our Stars accepted a check on behalf of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The fire department even brought their prized pontoon boat out for us to check out and climb over. We met new volunteers and found community support and developed new corporate partnerships.
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We cannot express our thanks enough. What else can we do but extend the offer to come ride with us again in 2020! Please add us to your ride calendars and please suggest us to your riding groups and community caregivers and volunteers. Our ride will take place on September 20, 2020 at the Brown & Lynch American Legion Post 9, 2260 Corriere Road, Palmer Township, PA 18045. Registration is from 8AM – 10AM with KSU at 10:30. We can’t wait to see you! If you don’t ride, we’d love to have you as a volunteer! Find us on FB @EasternPaRideForKids
With Gratitude ~Sheila, Phillip, The Sheats Family, and the Task Force Team

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Polaris Slingshot Reclassified in Wisconsin an an Autocycle

New Autocycle Classification Will Allow Consumers to Operate a Slingshot® with a Standard Driver’s License

Press release Tue, Nov 26, 3:17 PM

WISCONSIN (November 26, 2019) – Slingshot®, the ultimate three-wheeled roadster, has announced the state of Wisconsin has reclassified driving requirements for three-wheeled vehicles to “Autocycle.” Residents of Wisconsin can now operate the three-wheeled Slingshot with a standard driver’s license, rather than the previously-required motorcycle license or endorsement. The reclassification will take effect immediately.

 With a steering wheel, a five-speed manual transmission and side-by-side seating, state policymakers recognize Slingshot’s operator skills mirror those required for a valid state driver’s license rather than a motorcycle license and as such, the need for the unique Autocycle classification. All states bordering Wisconsin currently classify Slingshot as an Autocycle.

“Since introducing the one-of-a-kind Slingshot in 2014, we have worked hand-in-hand with state officials to properly classify the operating requirements to a standard driver’s license in order to accurately represent the skills required to operate a Slingshot,” said Chris Sergeant, Vice President of Slingshot. “The new policy creates greater accessibility for drivers to get in, stand out and enjoy the unique open-air driving experience only a Slingshot can deliver.”

About Polaris Slingshot

Polaris Slingshot®, a product of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), is a three-wheeled motorcycle that delivers a ride like nothing else you’ve ever experienced.  The Slingshot is powered by a 2.4-liter engine with a five-speed manual transmission and comes in a variety of models that will leave you grinning from ear-to-ear.  To learn more, visit

Slingshot® is a three-wheeled motorcycle. It is not an automobile and does not meet automotive safety standards. Drivers should always wear helmets and seat belts. Three wheeled vehicles may handle differently than other vehicles, especially in wet conditions. Always wear a DOT approved full face helmet and fasten seat belts. Driver may need a valid motorcycle endorsement. Rider licensing requirements vary by state. Check your state’s requirements before driving. Don’t drink and drive. Unless noted, trademarks are the property of Polaris Industries Inc. © Polaris Industries Inc.
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Nov. 22, 2019

 (Photo Credit: Christian Munoz, courtesy of MX Sports)  

2020 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship Area Qualifiers and Regional Championships Dates Announced – First Area Qualifiers Kick off Feb. 15

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association and MX Sports are pleased to announce the AMA Area Qualifier and Regional Championship schedule for the 2020 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by Lucas Oil.

“The top amateur motocross riders in the U.S. will once again qualify on tracks across the nation for their shot at an AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship,” AMA Director of Racing Kevin Crowther said. “For more than 35 years, the AMA has been sanctioning the national championship on the hallowed grounds of Loretta Lynn’s Dude Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., and we are looking forward to another year of intense competition in the Area Qualifiers and Regional Championships.”

AMA Area Qualifiers are the first step in qualifying for the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship. The 51 Area Qualifiers begin in February and continue through the end of May. Racers of all ages compete in various engine displacement classes, from 50cc to 450cc, in the hope of advancing to a Regional Championship. The AMA Regional Championships then serve as the next step to seed riders into the annual AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship. Only riders who finish in a qualifying position at one of the 13 Regional Championship events are eligible to race the national championship at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch.

“We have assembled the best race tracks and the best organizers in America to produce the 2020 AMA Amateur National Championship area qualifier schedule,” said MX Sports Director Tim Cotter. “The competition between the hundreds of race tracks in America is very fierce. Each AMA track aspires to host one of these coveted events. The 51 Area Qualifier and 13 Regional Championship organizers are eager to greet the best amateur motocross riders in the world as they embark on their journey to The National Championship.”

The AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is one of the longest-running motorsports championships in the country. The AMA launched the national championship program in 1975. That year, a series of regional races qualified 135 riders in three classes — 125cc, 250cc and Open — for the championship round in Baldwin, Kan. In 1982, the AMA partnered with MX Sports and the event moved to its current location at the Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. There, the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship continues to crown the country’s top amateur motocross racers every summer.

For more information on the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, presented by Lucas Oil, visit

2020 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship Schedule

AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship Aug. 3-8: Hurricane Mills, Tenn.: Loretta Lynn’s Ranch

Northeast Area Qualifiers
March 14-15: Mechanicsville, Md.: Budds Creek
March 28-29: Danville, Va.: Birch Creek Motorsports Park
April 4-5: Shippensburg, Pa.: Doublin Gap
April 25-26: Englishtown, N.J.: Englishtown
May 2-3: Wallkill, N.Y., Walden MX
May 9-10: Mount Morris, Pa.: High Point Raceway
May 9-10: New Berlin, N.Y.: Unadilla
May 16-17: Birdsboro, Pa.: Pagoda

Northeast Regional Championship
May 30-31: Seward, Pa.: Pleasure Valley (Amateur)
June 27-28: Hedgesville, W. Va.: Tomahawk (Youth)

Southeast Area Qualifiers
Feb. 22-23: Gainesville, Fla.: Gatorback
Feb. 29-March 1: Elizabeth City, N.C.: Elizabeth City MX
March 21-22: Washington, Ga.: Aonia Pass
April 4-5: Pell City, Ala.: Mill Creek
April 18-19: Wytheville, Va.: Pro Sport MX
April 25-26: Henderson, N.C.: North Carolina Motorsports Park
May 2-3: Hamer, S.C.: South of the Border
May 9-10: Dalton, Ga.: Lazy River MX

Southeast Regional Championship
May 23-24: Blountville, Tenn.: Muddy Creek (Amateur)
June 13-14: Jacksonville, Fla.: WW Ranch (Youth)

Mid-East Area Qualifiers
March 21-22: Sebree, Ky.: Echo Valley
March 28-29: Livingston, Tenn.: Thunder Valley MX
April 4-5: Chillicothe, Ohio: ChilliTown MX
April 18-19: Rossville, Ind.: Wildcat Creek MX
April 25-26: Waynesburg, Ohio: Malvern, MX
May 2-3: Bronson, Mich.: Log Road MX
May 9-10: Millington, Mich.: Baja Acres
May 16-17: Buchanan, Mich.: RedBud MX

Mid-East Regional Championship
May 30-31: Nashport, Ohio: Briarcliff (Youth)
June 6-7: Crawfordsville, Ind.: Ironman Raceway (Amateur)

North Central Area Qualifiers
April 4-5: East St. Louis, Ill.: Archview MX Park
April 18-19: Winterset, Iowa: Riverside
April 25-26: Casey, Ill.: Lincoln Trail Motosports
May 2-3: Tigerton, Wis.: Motozone
May 9-10: Walnut, Ill.: Sunset Ridge MX
May 16-17: Little Falls, Minn.: Little Falls Raceway
May 23-24: Byron, Ill.: Byron Motorsports Park
May 30-31: Mount Carroll, Ill.: MC Moto Park

North Central Regional Championship
June 13-14: Maize, Kan.: Bar 2 Bar MX Park (Amateur)
June 20-21: Millville, Minn: Spring Creek MX (Youth)

South Central Area Qualifiers
Feb. 15-16: Kentwood, La.: Wildwood MX
Feb. 29-March 1: Amarillo, Texas: Bowers MX
March 28-29: Lakewood, Colo.: Thunder Valley Motocross Park
April 18-19: Alvord, Texas: Oak Hill Raceway
April 25-26: Wortham, Texas: Freestone Raceway
May 2-3: Kemp, Texas: Underground
May 9-10: Tyler, Texas: Swan MX
May 16-17: Wellston, Okla.: Reynard Raceway

South Central Regional Championship
May 30-31: Conroe, Texas: 3 Palms (Youth)
June 20-21: Ponca City, Okla.: Ponca City (Amateur)

Northwest Area Qualifiers
Feb. 22: Rancho Cordova, Calif.: Prairie City OHV
March 14-15: Richland, Wash.: Horn Rapids Motosport Complex
April 26: Idaho Falls, Idaho: Noise Park Raceway
May 9-10: Junction City, Ore.: Eugene MX

Northwest Regional Championship
June 13-14: Washougal, Wash.: Washougal MX Park (Youth/Amateur)

Mid-West Area Qualifiers
Feb. 23: Rancho Cordova, Calif.: Prairie City OHV
March 7: Tulare, Calif.: DT1
March 29: Delta, Utah: Bunker Hill
April 4: Porterville, Calif.: Porterville OHV

Mid-West Regional Championship
June 6-7: Rancho Cordova, Calif.: Prairie City OHV (Youth/Amateur)

Southwest Area Qualifiers
Feb. 15-16: Buckeye, Ariz.: Arizona Cycle Park
March 8: Littlefield, Ariz.: Mesquite Motocross Park
April 5: Porterville, Calif.: Porterville OHV
April 25-26: Moriarty, N.M.: Sandia MX @ Moriarty
May 9: Pala, Calif.: Fox Raceway

Southwest Regional Championship
May 30-31: Pala, Calif.: Fox Raceway (Youth/Amateur)

About the American Motorcyclist Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit

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Emanon Riders Turkey Day Giveaway

November 21 2019

Emanon Riders Motorcycling Association donated two complete Thanksgiving dinners to disadvantaged families. The Association works with local school and other officials each year to ensure a few families do not go without. “It’s all anonymous and we just do the shopping based on what we would want for ourselves. The dinners are complete right down to the vegetables and cranberry sauce.” Said current President Mark McGhee.

This year the Emanon Riders Association delivered the food to a local school a few days ahead where it could be safely stored and then picked up discreetly when the families were picking up the kids. “We were given two families to provide for, one with 6 members and one with just two people”, Frank Rementer said.

The Association raised the money through sales at a local flea market and sometimes puts on other events such as a Poker Run. “We also take on a couple families for Christmas and some members provide coats and winter clothing on their own. For many years we have raised money and donated to charities and so on, in fact our roots go back to the early 1980’s and we’ve just been quietly helping. Lately, for the last several years now we have also raised money for and volunteered to the Eastern PA Ride For Kids…we just believe in being a positive influence in the world”.

Emanon Riders Motorcycling Association Turkey Day Giveaway delivering a full load of groceries to the school!

L to R: Mark McGhee; President, Evelyn McGhee; member and Frank Rementer; Ride Director

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Yamaha Employees Donate Time for Public Lands Rehabilitation Projects

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Continues Tradition of Protecting Outdoor Recreation

MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, employees continued their annual tradition of volunteering under the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) in support of work projects on public lands – this year in both California and Georgia.

“Yamaha employees are investing personal time and actively working to protect access to land for outdoor recreation,” said Steve Nessl, Yamaha’s Motorsports group marketing manager. “What started with a small group of Yamaha volunteers in Southern California has grown over a decade into coast-to-coast efforts with employees in multiple states on two different National Forests getting hands-on with their friends and families. As shown from our dedication for over a decade, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative is an important program to all of us at Yamaha and all who value our public lands.”

In October, employees visited the San Bernardino National Forest, working alongside the Southern California Mountains Foundation crew planting seedlings, mulching, watering, slashing, and generally improving trails and areas around the popular Big Pine Flats OHV staging area.

Then in November, Yamaha employees supported work projects in Georgia on the Davenport Mountain OHV trails in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest alongside members of the United States Forestry Service (USFS) to clean and restore trails, along with improving entry for public recreation.

“Outdoor recreation is a major part of our lives, and with Yamaha’s longstanding history to giving back, and continued expansion in Georgia, we’re proud to grow the volunteer event to our new headquarters on the East Coast, allowing Yamaha employees across the country the opportunity to support and aid the outdoor community,” Nessl said.

For more than a decade, Yamaha OAI has led the motorized recreation industry in creating and defending access to land through efforts promoting safe, responsible use of OHVs, educating the public on proper recreational land use and wildlife conservation practices, and protecting appropriate and sustainable access to public lands for generations.

In addition to Yamaha’s employee volunteer events, Yamaha OAI contributed nearly $4 million in funding and equipment to more than 300 deserving grant recipients across the country over the past 11 years and has pledged $500,000 to support projects in 2019. Yamaha continues to seek OAI grant recipients for projects from ATV, Side-by-Side, motorcycle, snowmobile, and outdoor enthusiasts and associations – all of whom share the common need for land access to enjoy their lifestyle. For more information on Yamaha’s OAI program, visit

Connect with Yamaha Outdoors on your favorite social channels at, and Additionally, find Yamaha Outdoors on YouTube, or search the following hashtags on all platforms: #Yamaha #YamahaOAI #REALizeYourAdventure #ProvenOffRoad #AssembledInUSA

About the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative
For more than a decade, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative has led the Powersports industry in guaranteeing responsible access to our nation’s land for outdoor enthusiasts. Through this program, Yamaha has directly and indirectly supported thousands of miles of motorized recreation trails, maintained and rehabilitated riding and hunting areas, improved staging areas, supplied agricultural organizations with essential OHV safety education, built bridges over fish-bearing streams and partnered with local outdoor enthusiast communities across the country to improve access to public lands. Each quarter, Yamaha accepts applications from nonprofit or tax-exempt organizations including OHV riding clubs and associations, national, state and local public land use agencies, outdoor enthusiast associations and land conservation groups with an interest in protecting, improving, expanding and/or maintaining access for safe, responsible and sustainable public use. A committee then reviews each application and awards grants to deserving projects. Examples of appropriate projects for grants include, but are not limited to:

  • Trail development, restoration, and maintenance
  • Trail signage and map production
  • Staging area construction, renovation, and maintenance
  • Land stewardship, safety, and education

Updated guidelines, an application form, and information on the Outdoor Access Initiative are available at For specific questions about the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative, call the dedicated hotline at 1-877-OHV-TRAIL (877-648-8724), email, or write to:

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative
Yamaha Motor Corp., USA
3065 Chastain Meadows Parkway, Bldg. 100
Marietta, GA 30066

About Yamaha Motor Corp., USA
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (YMUS), is a recognized leader in the Powersports industry. The company’s ever-expanding product offerings include Motorcycles and Scooters, ATV and Side-by-Side vehicles, Snowmobiles, WaveRunner Personal Watercraft, Boats, Outboard Motors, Outdoor Power Equipment, Power Assist Bicycles, Golf Cars, Power Assist Wheelchair Systems, Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Machines, Unmanned Helicopters, Accessories, Apparel, and much more. YMUS products are sold through a nationwide network of distributors and dealers in the United States. YMUS has a corporate office in California, two corporate offices in Georgia, facilities in Wisconsin and Alabama, and factory operations in Tennessee and Georgia. Additional U.S.-based subsidiaries include Yamaha Marine Systems Company (YMSC) with divisions Bennett Marine (Florida) and Kracor Systems (Wisconsin), Skeeter Boats (Texas), with division G3 Boats (Missouri), and Yamaha Precision Propeller (Indiana).

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U.S. ISDE World Trophy, Women’s World Trophy teams victorious at 2019 FIM International Six Days Enduro

American XC Gear team wins Club division; U.S. Junior World Trophy team finishes runner-up

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association congratulates the men’s and women’s U.S. World Trophy Teams for their prestigious victories at the 2019 Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme International Six Days Enduro. The 94th edition of the grueling off-road motorcycle competition, the longest-running world championship in motorsport, took place at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portiamo, Portugal, on Nov. 11-16. The United States last won the World Trophy title in 2016, its first ISDE world title. The United States had not won Women’s World Trophy title since 2007, the year that division debuted.

The U.S. Junior World Trophy team finished second place in its division, and the American XC Gear Club team was the top Club team, rounding out the most dominating U.S. performance in ISDE history.

“Congratulations to the U.S. ISDE World Trophy, Women’s World Trophy, Junior World Trophy and the XC Gear Club teams for their outstanding performance at this year’s ISDE,” AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman said. “Our World Trophy team battled hard to win our nation’s second overall ISDE title in four years, and our Women’s World Trophy team put in a dominating performance in Portugal. All of our ISDE riders did a great job representing our country at this prestigious international competition, and we are happy to welcome them home as FIM world champions of off-road motorcycle competition.”

The American World Trophy team of Steward Baylor, Taylor Robert, Kailub Russell and Ryan Sipes ended the first day of the event in second place before taking the lead from Australia for good on Day 3. The team’s margin of victory over Australia was 1:45.34. Robert paced the E2 Class, with Russell finishing runner up. Sipes was the second-fastest rider in the E1 Class. Baylor placed third in the E3 Class.

The U.S. Women’s World Trophy team, which included Tarah Gieger, Brandy Richards and Becca Sheets finished ahead of second-place Germany, with a margin of victory of 8:51.21. The team’s top performer was Richards, who finished second in the individual standings to Germany’s Maria Franke. Sheets finished sixth overall, and Gieger eighth.

An American Club Team also found success at the 2019 ISDE. The XC Gear team of Dante Oliveira, Ricky Russell and Austin Walton topped a 124-team field, finishing 18:03.05 seconds ahead of a club team from France. Olivera and Russell ended the event as the second- and third-fastest riders in the C2 class.

The U.S. Junior World Trophy team that included Grant Baylor, Ben Kelley and Josh Toth was unable to match the pace of the Australian junior team, settling for second place, 9:13.94 behind Australia.

The United States will defend its ISDE titles at the 2020 edition of the event, which takes place in Italy next summer.

For more information about the U.S. ISDE teams, visit

2019 FIM International Six Days Enduro Final Standings

World Trophy
1. United States
2. Australia
3. Italy

Women’s World Trophy
1. United States
2. Germany
3. Great Britain

Junior World Trophy
1. Australia
2. United States
3. Spain

Club Teams
1. XC Gear (United States)
2. Team Lozere AMV 4 (France)
3. Team Club RFME 1 (Spain)

About the American Motorcyclist Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit

Not a member? Join the AMA today: 

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Indian Ride Of A Lifetime

The “Challenge Everything” Giveaway

As you probably heard, Indian Motorcycle recently disrupted the motorcycle industry with the announcement of its all-new Challenger – a class-leading, liquid-cooled, fixed-fairing American bagger.

Test ride demos are all well and good. But you’re not going to get a sense of what a bike like the Challenger can do – a bike made for long-distance, sport touring type of applications – by taking it out for a couple miles around the local dealership. To that point, Indian is offering one lucky rider the chance at the ultimate Challenger test ride – an all-expense paid trip for two to ride Indian Challengers on one of the five greatest touring routes in America.

Riders can enter the “Challenge Everything Giveaway” by visiting:

 The scenic ride routes, include:

  • Cherohala Skyway – TN and NC
  • North Cascades Scenic Byway – WA
  • Twisted Sisters – TX
  • Pacific Coast Scenic Byway – CA
  • Pig Trail Scenic Byway – AR

The raffle is open now and will conclude on Friday, January 31, at 11:59 p.m. PT.

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Suffragists Centennial Motorcycle Ride (SCMR2020)

The Star Cities are Start Cities – Join the Event in One of These Cities and Ride East to Washington, D.C with us.

From the very well designed website: ” The Suffragists Centennial Motorcycle Ride (SCMR2020) is a multi-route cross-country motorcycle event celebrating the passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, women’s right to vote. It will be the most influential ride in 2020 inspiring riders before, during and after the ride. The ride is dedicated to all women who have fought for equality in the voting booth, in business and in life.”

Visit the site for much more information.

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