Published Columns - Rob Dingman


Minis...Where it all Began - March, 2024

Special Moments and Motorcyclists - January, 2024


VMD: The Bigger Picture - October, 2023

Regional Representation...Reimagined - July, 2023

Adventures "R' Us - May, 2023

Existential Threats? You Betcha - March, 2023

Turning the Page - January, 2023


Bikes, Boards and Big Sky - October, 2022

Motorcycling to the Rescue - July, 2022

Surviving the Storm - May, 2022

Motorcyclist of the Year and More - January, 2022


The AMA and the FIM - September, 2021

A Tale of Two Movies, July, 2021

Motocross and the AMA, June, 2021

Meeting Malcolm, April, 2021

2020 AMA Motorcyclists Of The Year, Recognizing The Success Of Those Who Got Us Back To Racing, January, 2021


Ukrainian Connection, On The Road and Sharing The Ride With Others, December, 2020

Jim Viverito Friend Of The AMA Award, Former AMA Board Member Exemplified Volunteer Service, October, 2020

Has Ford Built A Game-Changer, Motorcyclists Must Remain Top Of Mind In AV Tech Development, September, 2020

Resuming Activities Under New Reality, AMA Racing Restarts, Business Continues, July, 2020

Eroding Freedom, Closed For Our Own Good, June, 2020

Community in Crisis, No Escaping Serious Business, May, 2020

Rider Engagement, Giving Members Reasons to Ride, April, 2020

Sidecar Dreams, 'Wild' Idea Reignites Old Project Plans, March, 2020

Doping Control, FIM Puts New Procedures in Place, February, 2020


Common Interests, AMA, MIC Share History, Goals, December 2019

Asleep at the Wheel, Dozing Drivers Highlight Auto-Driving Threat, November, 2019

Riding Time, Taking Two-Wheel Opportunities, October, 2019

Enforcement in Context, Anti-Doping and the FIM, September, 2019

Motorcycling Around Monterey, Honoring Malcolm, Appreciating History At The Quail, July, 2019

Fee Equity, Users Don't Always Get What We Pay For, June, 2019

Safety Checks, Prepping Bike and Mind to Ride, May, 2019

Common Interests, The AMA Advocates on all Levels, April, 2019

Signs of Life, Opportunities for Growth in Motorcycling, March, 2019

New World Order, Changes at the FIM Herald Fairness, Opportunity, February, 2019

Motorcyclist of the Year: Travis Pastrana, Great American Daredevil, January, 2019


The AMA and the FIM, Our Place in it All, December, 2018

Membership Milestone, Earning Life Member Status, November, 2018

More than Racing, Advocating for the Future of Motorcycling, October, 2018

New Vintage Adventure, Experiencing the Wonder of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, September, 2018

Riding to the Rally, Annual Americade Trek Reveals Updates, August, 2018

Preserving History, Supporting the Hall of Fame, July, 2018

The State of Racing, Navigating a Diverse Landscape, June, 2018

All Things Motorcycling, AMA Convention in Columbus, Dec. 7-9, May, 2018

Support Your Local Dealer - What Goes Around, Comes Around, April, 2018

Automated Vehicle Vigilance - Staying Ahead of the Threat, March, 2018

Bob Ham: Front Line Advocate - AMA Motorcyclist of the Year, January, 2018


Covered on the Road - AMA Roadside Assistance Updates, December, 2017

Everything Motorcycling - Celebrating the Past, Present and Future, November, 2017

Fueling a Comeback - Motorcycle Industry Eyes Horizon Despite Hardship, October, 2017

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days - The Best Keeps Getting Better, September, 2017

The Beef Goes On - Fight Against 100 Percent Tariff Continues, August, 2017

Leaders Wanted - Give Time To Give Back, July, 2017

Leaving His Mark, John Ulrich Makes Motorcycling Better, June, 2017

Adjusting the Ride - New Season, New Plans, May, 2017

Battling Government Overreach - Bikes for Beef Roars Back. Motorcyclists Respond, April, 2017

Fake News in Motorcycling - Consider the Source, March, 2017

AMA Motorcyclist of the Year - Winning Against the World, January, 2017


Rob Rasor: Freedom Fighter - 43 Years of Service, December, 2016

Highly Automated Horror - Addressing The Threats of Self-Driving Vehicles, November, 2016

Making a Difference - When it Comes to Laws, Motorcyclists Matter, October, 2016

A Project and the Swap Meet - 2016 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Proved Perfect - September, 2016

Historic Gathering - Honoring Great Motorcycles and Motorcyclists At The Quail, July, 2016

No Excuse Needed - Just Get on Your Bike and Ride, April, 2016

Representing Your Interests - AMA Board Improves Procedures, March, 2016

Road Racing's Champion - Announcing the 2015 AMA Motorcyclist of the Year, January, 2016


All Things Motorcycling - AMA National Convention Assembles in Orlando, December, 2015

Orlando is Calling - Something for Everyone, October, 2015

Supporting History - Advancing the Cause, September, 2015

On the Road - Member Outreach at Work, August, 2015

Membership Has its Privileges, Belonging for the Benefits, July, 2015

Motorcycling: It's a Social Good - Do Your Part and Ride, June, 2015

2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year - Bryan Carroll & James Walker, January, 2015


MotoAmerica and the AMA - The Future of Road Racing is Now, November, 2014

2014 AMA National Convention, Oct. 16-19, Orlando, Fla., June, 2014

Champions Among Us, Honoring AMA Racers, March, 2014

2013 AMA Motorcyclist of the Year - Larry Little, January, 2014


An Electric Experience in Las Vegas, December, 2013

The Very Boring Rally was Anything But - A Good Time with Friends, November, 2013

A Family Affair - Sharing a Passion for Riding, August, 2013

Will 'Smart Cars' be Smart Enough? Making Sure Motorcycles are Part of the Conversation, June, 2013

Working the Plan - Goal Focused, Strategically Minded, April, 2013

2012 Motorcyclist of the Year, Jon-Erik Burleson, January, 2013


Government Intrusion - Quiet Efforts to Restrict Your Freedoms, October, 2012

Defense Wins the Day - Keeping What's Ours, September, 2012

An AMA for All Riders - The Challenge is Clear, August, 2012

The State of Your AMA - The Future is Bright, June, 2012

Once Voice, Many Results - Surviving the Next 'Meteor Strike', March, 2012

All for One, The AMA is the One National Organization that Represents the Interests of All Motorcyclists, February, 2012

Real Heroes - Picking the 2011 AMA Motorcyclist of the Year, January, 2012


Mile Markers - Change Often Starts Small, December, 2011

A Taxing Situation, July, 2011

AMA Members Have Spoken - Future 'Motorcyclist of the Year' Designations Will Honor Positive Actions, June, 2011

Singled Out - Motorcycle Only Checkpoints are Wrong, May, 2011

Engaging Our AMA Life Members, Introducing Life Member Plus, April, 2011

The Optimistic Future, A Look at Where We've Been and Where We're Going, February, 2011

The AMA Motorcyclist of the Year - California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, January, 2011


Motorcyclist of the Year, Our Youngest Rider's were at the Center of the Year's Biggest Story, January, 2010

Sitting on the Sidelines is Not an Option, March, 2010

Your Vote Counts, April, 2010

Elevating the Hall of Fame, New Exhibit Expansion is Only the Beginning, August, 2010

Having an Impact, The Motorcycle Rights Agenda is Moving Forward in Government, November, 2010


Who Had the Most Impact on Motorcycling in 2008? Choosing the AMA Motorcyclist of the Year, January, 2009

Rider Advocacy, The AMA Champions All Riders - Including Racers - In Pursuit of Their Passion, December, 2009

Giving Back - Helping Others is a Way of Life for AMA Members, November, 2009

Time Capsule - Looking Back, and Forward to the AMA's Next 85 Years, August, 2009


What We Are - The AMA Remains Committed to Amateur Racing and the Motorcycling Lifestyle, December, 2008

A New Day for the AMA, Completed Sale of AMA Pro Racing Marks Start of New Era, October, 2008

It's All About You, the New American Motorcyclist, June, 2008