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Wednesday, 4 April 2018

AMA National Gypsy Tour

2018 AMA National
Gypsy Tour

The 2018 AMA Gypsy Tour is a national series of premier road-riding events, launched in March, with 15 events on the schedule for riders across the country.

Some of the largest and best-known U.S. motorcycle gatherings have received the AMA National Gypsy Tour designation. AMA Recreational Riding Manager Heather Wilson said: "These events allow riders of all makes and models to get together and enjoy food, entertainment, group or individual riding and vendors. AMA members can visit the pin stop at each event to show their membership cards and receive a 2018 AMA Gypsy Tour pin."
Originally a Gypsy Tour was an overnight event with organized road rides and other activities of interest to motorcycle enthusiasts, and groups of riders would converge on a single destination. Gypsy Tours were staged in different parts of the country and typically occurred on the same weekend every year.
The AMA has been sanctioning Gypsy Tours since 1924. Laconia Motorcycle Week, which dates to 1916, is the longes