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American Motorcyclist is an American magazine published monthly by the American Motorcyclist Association, covering issues of importance to its members, including legislation and regulations, touring, trail riding, motocross, enduros, road racing, cruisers and dirt track.

American Motorcyclist
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American Motorcyclist December 2009 Issue
Managing EditorJim Witters[1]
PublisherAmerican Motorcyclist Association
Total circulation
Year founded1947
Based inPickerington, Ohio

Since April 2013, the magazine has published a second version that focuses on off-highway riding and competition.[3]


The magazine is sent free of charge to members of the American Motorcyclist Association,[3] and the current issue is available to members free online. The magazine is not sold on news stands.[4] Members can access a complete catalog of back issues in PDF format for free on the website[5]


American Motorcyclist has many freelance contributors, including Tom Mehren, Davey Morgan, Jeff Kardas, Gabe Ets-Hokin, and Conrad Lim.[6]


  1. ^ "Circulation page", American Motorcyclist, April 2014
  2. ^ "Echo Media - American Motorcyclist". Echo Media. 2011. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series Becomes AMA-Sanctioned". GNCC Racing. January 24, 2014. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
  4. ^ "American Motorcyclist Association members select America's 15 best motorcycling roads". March 15, 2011. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
  5. ^ Bingenheimer, Ken. "American Motorcyclist Magazine Now Available Online for Free". Passes & Canyons Blog. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
  6. ^ Google Books - American Motorcyclist