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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND ISSUE

Please, bow your heads in a moment of silence for the men and women of our Armed Forces who unselfishly gave their lives for their country and freedoms abroad. God Bless & God Speed.

If you are in the Armed Forces we salute you. Or if you know someone who served in the services or served in combat please say to them.....Thanks for serving! We say Thanks For Serving.



Team Special Honors

We would like to take this opportunity to extend a very special thanks to Rita Lynn, a team player who has been part of our organization over the past eight years. We recognize her devotion, dedication, participation and support since 1998. Rita, your efforts have not gone unnoticed and are very much so appreciated. Rita Lynn we all love you.




2 Wheel Xtreme Machine Off The Route 66 2 Wheel Rendezvous Rollin

We are adding more and more to this event to be held 12 AUG 2006. Joy and Rick from JOYOFMOTORCYCLING.COM will be performing various demonstrations to include Crash Scene 101. To assist in the crash demonstration will Eagle One Fire Protection, a motor sports EMS service. For more info go to.....

http://www.2wheelxtrememachine.com/catalog.html




City of Fontana Cruise & Market Night

Come on out with your ride and get involved on Friday, 2 JUN 2006. There will be a rider petition available for signing to assist proposed requests for a Dedicated Motorcycle Lane on our freeways that have functional HOV lanes. Many, many, more things to do at these city events. Read more at.....

http://www.fontana.org/main/events/market_cruise.htm





How Often Have You Been Asked If You Are an Organization Member?

Why is it everywhere we go, either as individuals or as an organization we are asked if we are members of the AMA, ABATE or NHRA to name a few? When asked, we truthfully reply NO. Why is this you might ask? The answer is quite simple.

The answer is not because we do not want too, but because we as a Domestic 501(c)(3) organization can not. We are barred by the IRS through determination rulings. All exempt 501(c)(3) organizations are barred from providing a direct benefit to another such as the AMA.

What! We can not become a Charter Promoter or Club with the AMA? NO. We consulted with the Ohio Tax Exempt & Government Exempt Office and asked the question about membership as explained to us by the Club & Promoters representative for the AMA. Two of the requirements were that at any event we have under this charter must be for AMA Members. The second is if participants are not AMA Members, that we are to solicit the non-members in becoming AMA Members.

These requirements clearly and legally violate the determination rulings set forth by the IRS. Therefore, directly jeopardizing the 501(c)(3) organization's status due to this direct benefit extended to the membership body to which is granting the Charter Membership under their requirements. A direct benefit.

Until that time when such memberships do not require this direct benefit from 501(c)(3) organization's such as ours. We must lawfully abstain from becoming members to avoid status violations whether we would enjoy the benefits in becoming AMA members or not.





XMRA Staff
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Xtreme Machine Riders' Alliance
P.O. BOX 1012
Fontana, CA 92334-1012
(909)8 2WHEEL (829-4335)

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"A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit, Public Benefit Organization"
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