Monday, July 1, 2013

AMA Vintage Days at Mid-Ohio to Feature Classic Motorcycles July 19-21

Classic motorcycles take center stage in AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days bike show program

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- July 1, 2013 -- Two of the year's top bike shows featuring some of the finest motorcycles anywhere take place July 19-21 on the grounds of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring the riders and champions of Husqvarna.

The AMA All Years Bike Show and the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Bike Show will boast head-turning vintage machines at every turn.

" AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days always brings out some amazing motorcycles, whether they're seen competing in vintage racing, cruising the swap meet or participating in one of our club-related activities," said AMA Vice President of Operations Jeff Massey. "The most-stunning examples, though, always show up in our bike shows, which attract motorcycles from all eras."
The AMA All Years Bike Show will take place after Friday's Lap for History. Lap for History participants will be able to stage their bikes for the show at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame tent after the lap. Judging will be people's choice and include American, European, Japanese and British categories. Registration includes a $5 donation to the Hall of Fame.

Saturday's AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Bike Show will feature restored or original vintage motorcycles outside the Hall of Fame tent. Registration opens at 8 a.m., with judging starting at noon and includes a $10 Hall of Fame donation. The show features American, British, European and Japanese models from the early 1900s through 1989.

More on the bike shows at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days can be found at
To be part of the bike shows at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring the riders and champions of Husqvarna, make plans to attend the event now. For tickets, visit or call (800) 643-6446.

With proceeds supporting the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring the riders and champions of Husqvarna, is the country's premier celebration of vintage motorcycles and motorcycling heritage. The grand marshal this year is AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Dick Burleson. From 1974 to 1981, Burleson won eight consecutive AMA Grand National Enduro Championships during his remarkable career, earning the nickname "King Richard." 

A sampling of the activities at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days includes the AMA Classic Field Meet Challenge, amateur national championship roadracing, motocross, hare scrambles, trials and dirt-track in vintage classes, a motorcycle skills test, a Wall of Death stunt show, and demo rides of current street and off-road motorcycles. The weekend also features North America's largest motorcycle swap meet, seminars conducted by notable motorcycling experts and autograph sessions with AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers.
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.
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Media contact: James Holter
Phone: (614) 856-1900, ext. 1280

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