AMA RECOGNIZES CORPORATE SPONSORS OF WOMEN & MOTORCYCLING
AMA RECOGNIZES CORPORATE SPONSORS OF WOMEN & MOTORCYCLING CONFERENCE
PICKERINGTON, OHIO -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has announced
the corporate sponsors of the 2002 AMA Women & Motorcycling Conference,
scheduled for June 29 through July 3 at West Virginia Wesleyan College in
Buckhannon, West Virginia.
Supporting the conference as Platinum Sponsors are: American Honda Motor Co.,
Inc.; American Suzuki Motor Corp.; BMW Riders' Apparel; Harley-Davidson/Buell
Inc.; Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA, and Yamaha Motor Corp.
Other corporate sponsors include Victory Motorcycles, a Gold Sponsor of the
conference, and Aerostich, a Bronze Sponsor.
"By their participation, these eight sponsors acknowledge their corporate
commitment to the importance of women's role in motorcycling," said Robert
Rasor, President of the AMA. "We appreciate their support, and especially their
active involvement in the 2002 AMA Women & Motorcycling Conference."
BMW, Harley-Davidson/Buell, Honda, Kawasaki and Yamaha will bring fleets of new
models to the conference, offering free demo rides to attendees. Participants
also can test their skills on a BattleTrax course, take off on self-guided tours
through the Allegheny foothills, attend a variety of seminars and round-table
discussions, and shop the vendor fair. A parade and street party in Buckhannon,
a motocross demonstration, and special opening and closing celebrations are also
planned. On the conference's final day, participants will have the option of
attending a Women's Motocross School or a Motorcycle Safety Foundation Dirt Bike
The first two AMA Women & Motorcycling Conferences were held in 1997 and 2000.
More than 700 women and men attended the 2000 conference, from 46 states,
Sweden, Australia and Canada.
West Virginia Wesleyan College, located in the foothills of the Allegheny
Mountains, was chosen as the site of the 2002 AMA Women & Motorcycling
Conference for its excellent facilities, and for its proximity to great
Registration kits are available by calling 1-800-AMA-JOIN, or by e-mailing
firstname.lastname@example.org. The registration fee for the 2002 AMA Women &
Motorcycling Conference is $139; all AMA members receive a $39 discount. For
more information about the 2002 AMA Women & Motorcycling Conference, visit
www.womenandmotorcycling.com. To learn more about West Virginia Wesleyan
College, visit www.wvwc.edu.
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The American Motorcyclist Association, founded in 1924, is a 270,000-member
non-profit organization. The Association's purpose is to pursue, protect and
promote the interests of motorcyclists, while serving the needs of its members.
For more information, visit the AMA website at www.AMADirectlink.com, or call