Each year, the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame raffles off motorcycles during a year-long campaign to raise money for the charity. All proceeds from the raffle go to support the 501(c)(3). This 2017 Ural Gear-Up “Adventure Together” Edition is the AMA raffle bike to win this year and we had the privilege of working on the project.
Imagine buying a home and finding out it once belonged to a legend. A larger-than-life character with a bio that reads like a collection of tall tales. When we heard the current owner of Cannon Ball Baker’s house wanted to raise money for a historical marker, Corey made a beeline down to Cannon Ball Brewing Co. in Indianapolis for their fundraising event.
The Garage Brewed Moto Show is hosted inside a very cool venue in Cincinnati, OH. Though the Rhinegeist Brewery is massive and cavernous, it’s filled wall to wall with bikes and attendees during peak hours of the one-day show. Here’s just a taste of the event’s unique vibe.
This big motorcycle-centric complex in St. Louis is a destination worth including on your moto-calendar. Without stepping outside, you can peruse over 100 bikes that span over 100 years (Moto Museum), shop at a two-level, well-stocked dealership (Moto Europa), then sit down for a bite at a motorcycle-themed restaurant (Triumph Grill).
If you’ve got kids that are into motorcycles, take a moment and introduce them to the story of John Penton. They’ll hear how a kid from a Midwestern farm grew up pursuing his passion with hard work, joy, pain and a ton of determination.
As part of our continued coverage of AMAVMD, we wanted to put a spotlight on how motorcycles play a role in family fun. Whether it’s couples, siblings, or parents and their children, you’ll see thousands of people using motorcycles as their vehicle for quality time.