Motorcycle Ohio 25th Anniversary This Saturday

Tom Roderick
by Tom Roderick

The celebration begins this Saturday at 10 a.m. at the American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Hall of Fame campus. AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman will get things under way with opening remarks followed by Motorcycle Ohio State Coordinator, Rollin Kiser. Motorcycle Ohio instructor demonstrations will follow, along with kids games and other activities.

Motorcycle Ohio, part of the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS), is committed to reducing the severity and frequency of motorcycle crashes through rider education, pubic information campaigns and licensing improvement.

“Both the motorcycling and non-motorcycling public are invited to attend this Saturday,” says AMA VP of Operations, Jeff Massey. “We’ll have riding demonstrations, a number of activities to keep folks entertained and food vendors. In recognition of this significant milestone for one of motorcycling’s most important safety advocates, we’ll also provide free admission to the Hall of Fame for AMA members and $5 admission for non-members 18 and older.”

“I am proud and honored to be a part of such an important celebration,” says OCJS Executive Director, Karhlton F. Moore. “Motorcycle Ohio has accomplished so much since its inception, and we are committed to many more years of working with our traffic safety partners on education, enforcement and engineering efforts to reduce motorcycle deaths and injuries.”

Tom Roderick
Tom Roderick

A former staffer who has gone on to greener pastures, Tom Roderick still can't get the motorcycle bug out of his system. And honestly, we still miss having him around. Tom is now a regular freelance writer and tester for when his schedule allows, and his experience, riding ability, writing talent, and quick wit are still a joy to have – even if we don't get to experience it as much as we used to.

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