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Empire Chapter National Meet Update
Keith Kizer
Published on: 5/24/2021
2021 Meet postponed until 2022
AMCA Vendor Discount for AHRMA Motofest
Keith Kizer
Published on: 5/6/2021
AHRMA is offering AMCA members 25% discount to vend at the Classic MotoFest at Heartland Park in Topeka, Kansas May 28-30, 2021.
Phoenix and Yellowstone Chapter Road Runs SOLD OUT
Keith Kizer
Published on: 5/4/2021
Missed out on the first two road runs of the season? There's still time to sign up for the Roosevelt and Blue Ridge road runs.
Event Updates
Keith Kizer
Published on: 4/19/2021
Schedule Changes, Confirmations and Updates
Southern Nationals Vendor Registration is Now Open
Keith Kizer
Published on: 3/17/2021
New Online Vendor Registration for Denton is now available and open
Oley is a GO - Make Plans to Attend
Keith Kizer
Published on: 3/10/2021
The Perkiomen Chapter was given the green light to proceed with this year's meet.
2021 Judging Registration
Keith Kizer
Published on: 1/24/2021
Judging registration begins on February 1
Sunshine Meet is a GO
Keith Kizer
Published on: 1/24/2021
Daytona Beach City Council votes to go forward with 2021 Bikeweek.
2021 AMCA National Road Registration Facts
Keith Kizer
Published on: 1/12/2021
Update on registration process for road runs.
Mecum Postpones Las Vegas Auction
Keith Kizer
Published on: 12/23/2020
New date and location for Mecum Las Vegas Auction
AMCA Holiday Schedule
Keith Kizer
Published on: 12/17/2020
Office hours for all AMCA Offices during the Holidays
AMCA 2021 National Meet & Road Run Schedule
Keith Kizer
Published on: 12/17/2020
Start planning now for the new year.
AMCA's Instagram Page Hits 50,000 Followers
Keith Kizer
Published on: 12/17/2020
Join the Fastest Growing App in the Antique Motorcycle Hobby
The AMCA YouTube Channel Expands
Keith Kizer
Published on: 12/17/2020
Check out AMCA's New and Improved YouTube Channel
Green Light for Chesapeake National Meet
Keith Kizer
Published on: 9/24/2020
The Chesapeake National Meet in Upperco, MD OPEN for BUSINESS!
Southern Nationals Still Open to New Vendors
Keith Kizer
Published on: 9/23/2020
Denton Update
Speedway Chapter Swap Meet
Keith Kizer
Published on: 8/13/2020
AMCA's Newest Chapter Creates new Swap Meet
Win a Vintage Motorcycle
Keith Kizer
Published on: 8/12/2020
Our friends at AHRMA are giving away an Eddie Lawson Replica during their season finale at Barbers, October 10th.

Also enter to win John Parham's Retro Custom Panhead Bobber.
Newest AMCA Chapters
Keith Kizer
Published on: 7/27/2020
Welcome AMCA's Newest Chapters
Denton Judging on Saturday
Keith Kizer
Published on: 7/27/2020
Update to Southern Nationals Judging
Los Angeles National Road Run Still Open
Keith Kizer
Published on: 7/24/2020
The L.A. Chapter and guest resort are still in full swing preparing for the final road run of the year.
EVENT UPDATES
Keith Kizer
Published on: 6/25/2020
Update of all AMCA National and Chapter Events
TENTATIVE 2021 National Meets and Road Run Dates
Keith Kizer
Published on: 6/8/2020
Tentative look at next year's Nationals.
Ride to Work
Keith Kizer
Published on: 6/3/2020
Ride to Work Day is June 15
AMCA Hits 40,000 Instagram Followers!
Keith Kizer
Published on: 4/16/2020
After only a few years, AMCA hits big milestone on Social Media
COVID-19 Related Updates
Keith Kizer
Published on: 4/1/2020
Update on daily operations of the club during this crisis.
How to Register to Have Your Bike Judged
Published on: 1/28/2020
Step by step instructions to register on the new website
Deep South Chapter adds Four Associate Chapters
Published on: 1/26/2020
Associate Chapters helping AMCA Chapter Expansion
New Merchandise Website Up and Going
Published on: 1/21/2020
Check out AMCA's new Merchandise Website. Each order ships within 24 hours.
LOGIN ISSUES
Published on: 1/9/2020
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SAVE RACING VEHICLES
Published on: 12/23/2019
Future of Motorcycle Racing could be in Jeopardy
New AMCA Website and Services
Published on: 12/13/2019
Please Read Important Information
Barber Vintage Festival 2019
Published on: 12/6/2019
AMCA Display and Bike Show at the 15th Barber Vintage Festival
2020 Membership Roster Now Available
Published on: 11/10/2019
After a seven year absence, the new size Membership Roster is now available in the Merchandise pages.
AMCA Australia Bulli Video
Published on: 11/10/2019
AMCA vendor video showcasing the elements of an AMCA meet.
The St. Louis Gateway Chapter Turns 50
Published on: 11/10/2019
AMCA's Oldest Chapter turns 50
Cannonball 2018: History Makes History
Published on: 9/24/2018
The coast-to-coast Cannonball adventure is over, with plenty of historic firsts to celebrate.
Cannonball 2018: 3,000 Miles Down; Two Days to Go
Published on: 9/22/2018
We're closing in on the finish of the coast-to-coast Cannonball ride, and it looks like this one will be a record-breaker.
Cannonball 2018: On to the Finish
Published on: 9/22/2018
Today was the last big test for Cannonball riders. And yeah, they passed.
Cannonball 2018: One of those Days
Published on: 9/20/2018
Did you ever have one of those days when absolutely nothing goes wrong?
Cannonball 2018: It's Cold Out There
Published on: 9/19/2018
As they head into the mountains, riders get a taste of winter.
Cannonball Run 2018: Heartbreak for Tribbey and a New Cannonball Leader
Published on: 9/18/2018
Chris Tribbey, who led every stage up until today, finally runs into trouble and after Stage 10 Dean Bordigioni is your new Cannonball 2018 leader.
Cannonball Run 2018: A Day of Rest, For Some
Published on: 9/17/2018
Riders take a break in Sturgis, but the work goes on for many preparing machines for the second half of the Cannonball Run.
Cannonball Run 2018: Exhaustion and Elation in the Black Hills
Published on: 9/16/2018
Sunday’s Stage 9 of the Cannonball visited the Badlands, the Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore and Sturgis... and it couldn’t have been any more thrilling.
Cannonball 2018: Riding into South Dakota and the Halfway Mark
Published on: 9/15/2018
Another toasty day as the Cannonball Rolls Through Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota and Reaches a Major Milestone
Cannonball 2018: Turning Up the Heat in Iowa
Published on: 9/14/2018
Temps in the 90s Challenge Riders on Friday's Hawkeye Journey
Cannonball 2018: Over the Old Mississippi
Published on: 9/13/2018
Sun--Drenched Riders Roll Across Arrow-Straight Illinois and into the Sweeping Turns and Rolling Hills of Eastern Iowa.
Cannonball 2018: Into the Flatlands
Published on: 9/12/2018
Riders leave the rolling hills of the East behind and find a beautiful day in Hoosierland.
Cannonball 2018: The Long Road to Ohio
Published on: 9/11/2018
It wasn't the longest day of the 2018 Cannonball, but it felt like it.
Cannonball 2018: Rainout!
Published on: 9/10/2018
For the first time in the history of the Cannonball, an entire stage of the ride was cancelled dure to weather.
Cannonball 2018: Karma Strikes Back
Published on: 9/9/2018
Things were looking so good last night—not so much today.
Cannonball 2018: Day One on the Road
Published on: 9/8/2018
The Motorcycle Cannonball endurance run is officially on its way from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon.
Cannonball 2018: Prologue in Portland
Published on: 9/7/2018
The first 10 miles of the 2018 Cannonball coast-to-coast adventure are in the books. And it wasn't easy.
Cannonball 2018: On the Ground in Portland
Published on: 9/6/2018
The 2018 Motorcycle Canonball endurance run is getting under way!
Cannonball 2018: Coast to Coast Bike Show Starts This Week
Published on: 9/3/2018
Follow the coast-to-coast Motorcycle Cannonball endurance run right here with daily updates from the road!
Motorcycle Cannonball 2018
Published on: 9/2/2018
Visit the Stops, but please DO NOT FOLLOW, or lead!

Governement Issues

"What's all the Noise About?"
Allan Johnson, Member #674
Published on: 8/1/2019
Noise regulations

Member Stories

AMCA Pioneer - Nils-Erik Ost, Member #527
Keith Kizer
Published on: 5/2/2021
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
AMCA Pioneer - Charlie Carter, Member #57
Keith Kizer
Published on: 4/19/2021
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
Retold story of a Road Trip to an AMCA Meet
Tom Miller
Published on: 3/21/2021
Republished story from the HOG Chapter 1818 from back in 2010 chronicling a ride to an old Rhinebeck Meet.
Across America: Old Bikes, Old Roads, Old Guys
David Glaser
Published on: 3/21/2021
Crossing of America on my 1967 BMW R50 along with my 80 year old companion.
Southern Shorts - Rated R for Rabbit
Keith Kizer
Published on: 3/20/2021
Troyce Walls' Southern Shorts Series #8
AMCA Pioneer - Peter Gagan, Member #19
Keith Kizer
Published on: 2/21/2021
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
Southern Shorts - Bluff Sprint
Troyce Walls
Published on: 2/6/2021
Troyce Walls' Southern Shorts Series #7
AMCA Pioneer - Gary Breylinger, Member #78
Keith Kizer
Published on: 12/24/2020
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
Southern Shorts - MoPed Wreck on White Elephant Road
Troyce Walls
Published on: 12/3/2020
Troyce Walls' Southern Shorts Series #6
Southern Shorts - Union 76
Troyce Walls
Published on: 11/1/2020
Troyce Walls' Southern Shorts Series #5
Southern Shorts - Avengers and DOHC Grenades Remembered
Troyce Walls
Published on: 9/20/2020
Troyce Walls' Southern Shorts Series #4
Southern Shorts - From Ninety to Three Hundred Fifty in Eighty Bucks
Troyce Walls
Published on: 8/6/2020
Troyce Walls' Southern Shorts Series #3
Southern Shorts - Austrian Twist Shifters
Troyce Walls
Published on: 5/21/2020
Troyce Walls' Southern Shorts Series #2
Southern Shorts - My Entire History with Bikes
Troyce Walls
Published on: 4/1/2020
Troyce Walls' Southern Shorts Series #1
Frank Lloyd Wright and the Excelsior
Published on: 11/23/2019
No, Frank Lloyd Wright did not design the Excelsior, although he is said to have had a hand in designing his personal automobile, a Stoddard Dayton. However, the famous architect did have an interesting connection to Excelsior.
Remember When
Published on: 12/5/2018
The progression of growing up on motorcycles
Inherited Memories
Mark Gardiner
Published on: 2/21/2018
The unlikely friendship that saved a classic repair manual
A Panhead Story
Published on: 11/4/2014
Tom Warner is the proud owner of a 1959 Harley-Davidson FL Panhead with sidecar that he bought 2009. And he recently traced the history of the machine, creating a photo story of its heritage.
AMCA Pioneer - Dottie Mattern, Member #14573
Greg Harrison
Published on: 11/1/2014
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
AMCA Pioneer - Trudi Johnson-Richards, Member #3794
Greg Harrison
Published on: 9/1/2014
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
The Perfect Restoration
Published on: 8/14/2014
And What can it really cost?
AMCA Pioneer - Bob Stark, Member #2334
Bill Wood
Published on: 6/1/2014
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
AMCA Pioneers - Bob Shedd, Member #2348 and Paul Jensen #45
Greg Harrison
Published on: 5/1/2014
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
AMCA Pioneer - Doug Strange, Member #222
Greg Harrison
Published on: 1/1/2014
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
AMCA Pioneer - Richard Schultz, Member #73
Greg Harrison
Published on: 12/1/2013
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
Ardie: A Childhood Memory
Published on: 11/1/2013
At the AMCA's 2013 Wauseon National Meet, member Toby Gossett showed off a rare 1927 Ardie motorcycle from Germany that came to him with an interesting back story of its previous life. Here is that story, as written by the daughter of the man who owned it.
AMCA Pioneers - Charles and Martha Darling #24
Greg Harrison
Published on: 10/1/2013
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.
AMCA Pioneer - Lee Cowie, Member #22
Greg Harrison
Published on: 4/1/2013
This is a series to celebrate those members who have been with the club in excess of 50 years.

Tech Tips

A Week in the Life of a '40U...
Karan Andrea
Published on: 3/20/2021
Converting a Harley-Davidson 1940 Model U over to a 12-volt

Women of the AMCA

Women of the AMCA - Kim Erickson
Lori Faber
Published on: 3/20/2021
Profile of members from the Women of the AMCA
Pioneer of Women - Theresa Wallach
Lori Faber, Member #2384
Published on: 10/1/2020
Life of Theresa Wallach
Multi-Faceted
Lori Faber, Member #2384
Published on: 8/1/2020
Autobiography
Women in Judging
Dr. Denise Rich-Gross, Member #2330
Published on: 6/1/2020
Encouraging women to get involved in AMCA Judging
Basket Scout
Susan Brutus, Member #4959
Published on: 4/1/2020
Sibling build of an Indian Scout
New Ladies of the AMCA Facebook Page
Lori Faber, Member #2384
Published on: 2/1/2020
The Women of the AMCA have launched their own website called Ladies of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America and Supporters
All the way from New York?
Karan Andrea, Member #35048
Published on: 12/1/2019
Trials and tribulation tales of Karan's ride from New York to Lebanon, Tennessee to participate on the Music City Chapter Road Run
Kids Growing up AMCA
Brandi Riggle, Member #22892
Published on: 10/1/2019
Raising children at AMCA swap meets.
Women of the AMCA - Wauseon 2019
Lori Faber, Member #2384
Published on: 8/1/2019
The introduction of the Women of the AMCA Committee's first meeting at Wauseon 2019
Scuffy
Robin Bova, Member #4568
Published on: 4/1/2019
Story of Scuffy Knotek
Swap Meets, From a Woman's Point of View
Carolyn Bigelow, Member #5264
Published on: 12/1/2017
Swap Meets, From a Woman's Point of View
The Pioneer Woman
Bonnie French, Member #28907
Published on: 4/1/2017
Cross country ride to honor women of motorcycling.
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