Tour Master Saber Series 3 jackets up for grabs in AMA Get Out and Ride! trivia contestThroughout the month of April, hundreds of thousands of American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) members will be enjoying the thrill of motorcycling during “AMA Get Out and Ride! Month.”
Launching officially this weekend, AMA Get Out and Ride! Month highlights a different theme each week on the AMA’s Facebook page. The theme for the first week of the promotion – AMA Get Out and Ride Your Way! – taps into the individualism of motorcycling and highlights solo riding on favorite trails and twisties.AMA members and riders are encouraged to visit the AMA Facebook page at Facebook.com/AmericanMotorcyclist to share information about places to ride, learn fun facts and to enter the AMA Get Out and Ride! Month trivia contest.As part of the contest, the AMA is very pleased to announce that valued partner and longtime AMA supporter Helmet House will reward one resourceful (and lucky) AMA member with a Tour Master Saber Series 3 riding jacket each week during the AMA Get Out and Ride! Month trivia contest.The weekly winner will be drawn at random from correct AMA member submissions in the contest, and his or her name will be posted each Friday on both the AMA Facebook page and website at americanmotorcyclist.com/GetOutAndRide.Grant Parsons (AMA Director of Communications and Marketing) says: “Motorcyclists everywhere are rolling out on the streets, tracks and trails, and we’re excited that Helmet House is on board, supporting our members doing what they love to do.“Everyone should make sure they check out the AMA Facebook page starting next Monday for the details on how to win a new Tour Master Saber Series 3 jacket.”Distributed by Helmet House, the Tour Master Saber Series 3 riding jacket features a 600-denier Carbolex three-quarter length shell that includes a waterproof and breathable Rainguard barrier.The fully armored jacket includes a number of rider-friendly features, from zippered vents to reflective piping to a removable insulated liner to a chest map pocket. For a full list of complements, see tourmaster.com.Now in its second year, AMA Get Out and Ride! Month encourages motorcyclists everywhere to enjoy the thrill of riding in the dirt and on the street. During AMA Get Out and Ride Your Way! week, AMA members can access some wonderful resources on the members section of the AMA website.Off-road riders can view a comprehensive list of places to ride in the AMA Trails Atlas, and street riders can learn about AMA member’s favorite roads at AMA Great Roads. Just visit AmericanMotorcyclist.com > Members Area to find your piece of riding nirvana during AMA Get Out and Ride Your Way! week.AMA members are also encouraged to submit riding stories, photos and videos throughout AMA Get Out and Ride! Month to firstname.lastname@example.org. The best stories will be featured on the AMA Get Out and Ride! Month blog.A new feature this year is “Freedom Friday,” a special call-to-action that will be posted on the AMA Facebook page each Friday, beginning on Apr. 6, to alert motorcyclists about important issues that pose a threat to motorcycling freedoms.For more on AMA Get Out and Ride! Month, and to find out how you can participate and win cool prizes, visit americanmotorcyclist.com/GetOutAndRide.
Our first segment introduces you to the new Arch 1s. This latest, slightly more sporting American V-twin, adds to the original KRGT1 coming from the boutique manufacturer based in Hawthorne, Southern California. Senior Editor Nic de Sena rode through Malibu with Gard Hollinger, who co-founded Arch Motorcycle with his friend, Keanu Reeves. The 1s is a unique ride for sure, and Nic explains what makes the bike really stand out.
For the entertaining story behind Arch Motorcycle from Gard Hollinger himself, you must listen to his podcast episode on Motos & Friends HERE
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In our second segment, Associate Editor Teejay Adams chats with multiple Emmy award-winning writer, Producer, Director, and actor, Thom Beers. the former Chairman & CEO of Fremantle Media North America, responsible for American Idol and America’s Got Talent.
Thom’s fertile imagination led to most of the really big reality TV shows such as ‘Deadliest Catch’ (now in its 17th season!), and many others. Of course for us in the motorcycle world, you’ll be interested to hear the genesis and story of how he started the first real fabrication reality show ‘Monster Garage’, that showcased Jesse James, and then how that led to ‘Biker Build Off’ and the ‘Zombie Choppers’ movie.
You’d imagine that most of Thom’s time is spent sitting behind a desk and on his phone. Not so. His intense stories of capturing much of the content for these shows make for some hair-raising listening.