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The business behind the business of motocross

March 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on The business behind the business of motocross · Announcements, Industry

If you have visited this site periodically over the years you know there are a lot of articles with a business or industry slant. I’m a business writer and consulting analyst by trade, and an avid motorcyclist and racing fan — particularly motocross racing. One area I’ve never covered is the essential business of running […]

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Dingman putting AMA members first

December 21st, 2007 · Comments Off on Dingman putting AMA members first · Politics of Riding

New message from AMA president and CEO Rob Dingman, posted on the AMA website earlier this week [found via Ed Kuhlenkamp], adds a little clarity to the direction of Dingman’s AMA. In summary, Dingman reiterates his commitment to build member benefits and refocus on those things that are important to members. This is a good […]

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What about the changes at the AMA?

December 17th, 2007 · Comments Off on What about the changes at the AMA? · Politics of Riding, Racing

I was discussing all the turmoil at the AMA today with a friend, who asked me, “So what do you think about all this? Is Dingman going to make it better?” Quite simply, I don’t know. Sweeping out all the old creates the potential for rapid, positive change. It creates equal potential for rapid, negative […]

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Employees revolt over AMA firings

December 17th, 2007 · Comments Off on Employees revolt over AMA firings · Industry, Politics of Riding, Racing

Boy, things got pretty heated over the AMA firings last week. Cycle News reports on two separate, strongly-worded letters from interested parties. The first, from former AMA president Ed Youngblood (read the entire letter here) indicates Ed is really pissed: […] In my opinion, the current regime is monstrous, and I am simply dumbfounded that […]

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More changes at the AMA

December 12th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Politics of Riding, Racing

Heads rolled today at the AMA, at least according to the crew at PitPass Radio on tonight’s show. I listened to the archived MP3 file since I got in late. According to co-host Ed Kuhlenkamp three people were cut loose: Tim Owen – legal counsel Greg Harrison – Sr. VP Membership/Communication Bill Wood – Director of Communications […]

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