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2011-03-15 19:07:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The results are in, and communities nationwide are the winners. Members of the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) voted on their favorite roads in America, and the top 15 selections represent scenic highways and byways throughout the country. "When it comes to the best places in the country to ride motorcycles, no group of riders is more knowledgeable than AMA members," said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. "No group...

2011-01-25 15:46:00

Kids Just Want to Ride Act introduced in Congress PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the deadline fast approaching that would effectively ban the sale of kids' dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) has introduced legislation to end the ban, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Jan. 25, Rehberg introduced H.R. 412, the Kids Just Want to Ride Act, which would exempt kids' off-highway vehicles (OHVs)...

2011-01-07 19:43:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than a dozen federal lawmakers are asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to delay enforcement of the so-called lead law that effectively bans the sale of kid-sized dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) drafted the letter and circulated it for other lawmakers to sign before sending it to the CPSC. The CPSC -- charged with...

2010-12-08 17:36:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) announced today its AMA Motorcyclist of the Year. Awarded annually, the AMA Motorcyclist of the Year designation recognizes the person(s) who has had the most profound impact on the world of motorcycling, for better or worse, in the previous 12 months. For 2010, that distinction belongs to outgoing California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, whose signature on a controversial law will have...

2010-11-21 01:44:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) welcomed a full house of AMA Racing champions and their families, friends and fans to the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa in Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday, Nov. 20, for the AMA Racing Championship Banquet, presented by World of Powersports. The banquet celebrated racers' championship seasons and awarded a number of special awards that acknowledged the standout performances of a few top competitors....

2010-11-20 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine motorcycling legends took their place in history Friday, Nov. 19, at the 2010 Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by JT Racing, held at the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa. Hosted by actor and motorcyclist Perry King, the event kicked off the AMA Legends & Champions Weekend. It recognized the Hall of Fame Class of 2010: legendary two-stroke engine tuner Eyvind Boyesen, dirt-track racer Don Castro, sidecar roadracing...

2010-08-18 07:00:00

BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, Utah, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Fastest Woman in the World," Leslie Porterfield is on the Bonneville Salt Flats on her Sir Speedy Honda attempting to set new records this month and become "Fastest Person in the World on a Motorcycle." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100818/LA52051) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100818/LA52051) Monday, Leslie set a record breaking speed of 201 mph in the 1000cc Production Class, besting the current...

2010-07-23 23:24:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce the 2010 AMA Voter Guide, a comprehensive online voter guide designed to educate AMA members on how their elected officials acted upon and voted on motorcycle-relevant issues. The 2010 AMA Voter Guide, the first national voter guide of its kind for the motorcycling community, features a fuel-gauge rating for every federal and gubernatorial candidate of the major political...

2010-07-08 13:54:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An enthusiastic crowd was on hand Thursday, July 8, at the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio for the dedication of the new main-floor gallery and the opening of the new exhibits, "A 30-Year Ride: Honda's Ohio-Made Motorcycles," and "Dirt Track! All-American Racing." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100708/DC32195 ) (Photo:...

2010-07-01 18:39:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) has introduced a resolution urging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to concentrate on motorcycle crash prevention and rider education instead of lobbying state lawmakers to enact mandatory helmet laws, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The resolution is in response to a statement made by NHTSA Administrator David Strickland in May reemphasizing...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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