During 2015 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, which is set for July 10-12 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, BMW Motorrad will offer demo rides.Available for demo will motorcycles from the the R1200 and S1000 series, GS Adventure models, K1300 and K1600 touring models, and the bike designed by Roland Sands, the R nineT.
“We recently launched five new models and are proud to offer them and many more for attendees of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days to demo,” said Sarah Schilke, BMW Motorrad national marketing manager. “BMW has a huge line-up this year and this event will be a great place for riders to determine which of our many different models best fits their riding style.”BMW Demo rides occur Friday, July 10, through Sunday, July 12; riders will leave between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.To participate, all riders must provide:
All riders are required to provide:
Valid driver’s license showing a current motorcycle endorsement
DOT-approved helmet and eye protection
Long sleeve shirt
To ride any of the models, riders must be at least 21 years old. For models rated with more than 125 horsepower, the minimum age is 25 years. Passengers are permitted, but must wear all required protective equipment, BMW says.For 2015, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum. AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is a fundraiser for the facility, which houses the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame and other thematic exhibits that celebrate motorcycling’s heritageFor additional information, visit www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com.
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