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AMA Hall of Famer Bill Baird passes away

    Services scheduled for July 21-22 PICKERINGTON, Ohio — AMA Hall of Famer Bill Baird passed away early Wednesday, July 12, as a result of injuries he sustained from a previous fall. He was 88.   Mr. Baird was the leading AMA National Enduro Rider from the mid-1950s to the late 1960s and won […]

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2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee, Peter Fonda

Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame announces the “Easy Rider” himself, Peter Fonda, as inductee into the 2017 class. Peter Fonda, an American actor who started his acting career in the 60’s, is an icon of the counterculture of that time.   In 1968, Fonda produced, co-wrote and starred in Easy Rider, which was his breakthrough role.  Easy Rider is about […]

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2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee – Arlen Ness

2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee Arlen Ness Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame announces Arlen Ness as inductee into the 2017 class. Arlen Ness, an American motorcycle designer and entrepreneur, is best known for his custom motorcycles. Ness received acclaim for his designs, most of which are noted for their unique body […]

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2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee Dave Nichols

Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame announced Dave Nichols as inductee into the 2017 class. An avid motorcyclist since the age of 15, Dave is the editor-in-chief of Easyriders and V-Twin motorcycle magazines since 1998 currently overseeing ten automotive, motorcycle and tattoo-related magazine titles for Paisano Publications. Nichols was the on-camera host of V-Twin TV, […]

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2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee Genevieve Schmitt

Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame announced Genevieve Schmitt as the first inductee into the 2017 class. Genevieve is one of the leading influencers in women motorcycling today. Over the two decades that she has been working full time as a journalist and publisher in the motorcycle industry, she has written articles and made speeches […]

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STRIDER STEPS UP!

Balance Bike Builder Supports Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall Of Fame Sturgis, South Dakota, February 16, 2017 – Strider Bikes, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of children’s no-pedal balance bikes, has stepped up to support the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum. Based in nearby Rapid City, Strider will be the presenting sponsor for the annual Hall […]

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Hall of Famers Honored in Las Vegas

On Saturday, October 1 during Las Vegas Bikefest, the very first members of the new Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame were inducted. The new Hall of Fame was created in a partnership between Bikefest and actor/singer Branscombe Richmond. “The Hall of Fame will honor iconic ambassadors and influential heroes who put their interest above […]

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Dick Burleson honored as 2016 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend

Sept. 8, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: James Holter Phone: (614) 856-1900, ext. 1280 E-mail: jholter@ama-cycle.org Ceremony on Oct. 13 in Orlando to induct eight Hall of Famers PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Each year at the ceremony inducting a new class into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, an existing Hall of Famer is honored as […]

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