AMA’s 100th Anniversary Celebrated at State and Local Levels

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AMA Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Two Celebrations at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio and the AMA Campus in Pickerington, Ohio

PICKERINGTON, OH – June 15, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The American Motorcyclist Association was recently honored at both the state and local levels as it celebrates a century of protecting motorcyclists’ rights and promoting the motorcycle lifestyle.

Ohio’s recognition of the AMA’s 100th anniversary – presented by Ohio Senator Tim Schaffer (R-20) on the Ohio Senate floor during a legislative session – is a significant milestone for the organization, which has laid its roots in the is Buckeye who delivers this. furthers its mission to effectively serve and protect the rights of motorcyclists nationwide.

“Since 1924, the AMA has worked to protect the future of motorcycling and promote the motorcycle lifestyle,” said Schaffer. “Today, AMA members come from all walks of life and navigate many different routes on their journey, all to the same destination: fun, freedom and adventure on two wheels. Congratulations to the American Motorcyclist Association for 100 years.”

During the visit to the Ohio Statehouse, Schaffer presented the AMA with a written proclamation on the organization’s 100th anniversary and met with AMA staff – including AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman – and volunteers in his office.

“This is a special year for the AMA as we celebrate our 100th anniversary,” Dingman said. “We are grateful to Senator Schaffer for introducing this resolution to the Ohio Senate and for his hospitality during our visit to the State House. This is a monumental occasion for the AMA, and one we will cherish as we look ahead to the next 100 years.”

In May, the AMA was recognized at the local level. During the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Spring Bike Night and 100th Anniversary Celebration in Pickerington, Ohio, Mayor Lee A. Gray stopped by the AMA campus to deliver a proclamation declaring May 18 as American Motorcyclist Association Day in the City of Pickerington.

“(I) proclaim May 18 as American Motorcyclist Association Day in the City of Pickerington and commend the AMA for promoting and protecting the rights of motorcyclists since 1924,” said Gray, who is a Charter Life Member of the AMA.

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About the American Motorcyclist Association
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a nonprofit membership association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycle rights and event sanctions organization, the AMA represents the interests of motorcyclists at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competitive and recreational events each year. In addition to offering members money-saving discounts on products and services, the AMA also publishes American motorcyclista newly revived monthly full-colour magazine (and digital version thereof) covering current events and motorcycle history with brilliant photography and compelling writing. American motorcyclist is also North America’s largest circulation magazine. 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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