The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is once again bringing Vintage Motorcycle Days to the Mid-Ohio Sports car course.  This year, the event will be held from July 5th – 7th.

Although the vintage bikes are “stars” of the event, there will be more to see.  AMA has planned several other happenings.

Vintage Motorcycle Competition

Attendees can expect plenty of competitive action during the show.  AMA has scheduled plenty of vintage road racing, motocross, hare scrambles, flat track, and trials competitions.

Vintage Hare Scrambles. Photo credit: AMA

Exhibitions

In addition to the trials competition, the event will also host an Xtreme Trials exhibition.  Both both motorcycles and bicycles will be featured.  Riders will face obstacles that will test riders’ balance and skill.  Many of the scheduled riders are among the top performers in the NATC/AMA Moto Trials National Championship series.

There will be a Trials demonstration for motorcycles and bicycles.

Fans will also be able to watch riders perform inside a motordrome.  The motordrome consists of a vertical walled wooden cylinder 30 feet across and 14 feet high.  Inside, riders perform tricks and acrobatic maneuvers on vintage bikes while spectators watch from a platform near the top of the wall.

Vintage motocross. Photo credit: AMA

Vendors

A large vendor area will be selling motorcycle related gear and services.  Past vendors have included vintage and modern gear sellers, painters, pinstripers, tools and, community garages.  There will also be a large parts swap meet area.

Discussion

There will also be forum discussions covering numerous topics including motorcycle restoration and travel.  Three AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame members will also host discussions.

Trials demonstration. Photo credit: AMA

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com or at the gate during the event. A full weekend pass is $60, single-day admission on Friday or Saturday is $40 and a single-day admission for Sunday is $35. Children 12 and younger are free.

If you are an AMA member, you can receive a $15 discount through June 8 by visiting www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Events/AMA-Vintage-Motorcycle-Days-Tickets.

 

 

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