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  • The North American Motorcycle Alliance (NAMA) Contact Us     NAMA is an organization that is dedicated to promoting the Bike...

    The North American Motorcycle Alliance (NAMA) Contact Us

     

     

    NAMA is an organization that is dedicated to promoting the Biker, Motorcyclist, and Motorcycle Enthusiast's experience and life style, utilizing its website RideNAMA.com as a vehicle for information on where, when and what to ride. The website is configured as a social network so that motorcycle riders can continue old relationships and foster new ones with like-minded people.

     

    Although it is likely that people will come together in romantic way as a result of this site, that is not the intent of this Alliance. RideNAMA.com is not a dating website! We will leave the drama and heartache of match making to other websites, some of which advertise here.

     

    NAMA, being an alliance of the different groups found in the motorcycling world, allows for the free exchange of information between individuals. With this site you can search for motorcycle events with one of the most powerful event search engines anywhere. We are committed to outnumbering any other site with regard to the amount of information for all types of events so that it easier for you to plan your day, weekend, week, month, or season. Our event platform is so powerful that is will continue to search even when you not logged in. With our Event Agents, you can set up multiple search criteria that will continue to monitor the events and notify you by email when a new one is posted.

     

    It does not matter what type of bike you ride, if you ride on the front seat or the back, whether your ride style is touring, cruiser, cafe, dual sport, sport or vintage. Everyone has something to contribute. RideNAMA.com lets you list those places that are Biker Friendly or Motorcycle Friendly. It is our motto to "Ride Where Your Welcome." Don't put up with attitude when you're on the road. It is all about the ride and destination and with the right information provided by others, your experience can be that much better.

     

    As we get the Alliance kicked off, we are interested in your opinions and we definitely want to hear about the areas you ride or visit: The good, the bad, and the "ugly". Comment on the places others have posted to help enrich the experience. Let us know what event(s) are important to you and the ones that you enjoy the best. Tell us and others where to ride and at what time of the year to ride. Let us know about the different equipment, supplies, or gear that you use and how it performs.

     

    And of course this being an alliance of different groups with a common interest, don't forget to socialize. Chat with others and make friends. Schedule rides through the event manager that others in your area can participant in. It does not have to be a formal event or ride, it can be small and personal or you can include as many that want to participate. Pick a time and place, post it on the event calendar, and you decide who can view it; friends only, members only, or the public.

     

    The North American Motorcycle Alliance encompasses both the United States of America and our friends to the north in Canada. Both countries have unlimited places to ride and enjoy this life style. If you have not signed up, then what's stopping you from becoming a member and growing with the Alliance?

     

    "Ride Where You're Welcome"

    Contact Us

  • rideNAMA.com is a place for organizations and individuals from every area of the US and Canada to post upcoming motorcycle-related events...

    rideNAMA.com is a place for organizations and individuals from every area of the US and Canada to post upcoming motorcycle-related events. rideNAMA.com strives to have the most comprehensive catalog of upcoming motorcycle events including but not limited to shows, expos, biker nights, poker runs, rides, benefits, rallies, swaps, cookouts, and festivals.

     

    Be notified of Events in your area or of personal interest by creating an Event Agent.

     

    Once a member, you may add events of your own, and RSVP to events that other users have posted. Once you have RSVP'd, the event will show up on your Calendar in order to help you keep track of the events you are planning to attend. 

     

    Events can be searched by name, category, date, and location.

     

    If you have any questions about the information contained in an event posting or about creating an event, please refer to our Help section on Events

     

    NAMA urges its users to verify any information in an event posting with the event organizer, whose information is often given within the posting. NAMA is not responsible for misinformation. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Are you going somewhere new or looking for more points of interest in your area?    Search and add destination...

    Are you going somewhere new or looking for more points of interest in your area? 

     

    Search and add destinations with the Destination feature in order to find and share interesting, historical or beautiful destinations with other members. 

     

    You can search Destinations by description, location, and category. You can also browse a map of Destinations in order to find what you are looking for (Fig. 1) by going to the Locations tab within the Destinations page. Once you have located something you are interested in you can view the location, description, and photos of the Destination.

     

    To add a Destination click New Destination on the Destinations page and fill in the necessary information so that other members can find the destination. If there is no address for your Destination, make sure the overview contains directions to the location. You may also add a Google map to your posting by following the Procedure for Adding a Map to a Destination.

     

    In addition, you may edit or delete your posting at any time by first viewing the posting and then clicking  Edit Details Button or Delete Button, respectively.

    Don't forget to save any changes to your posting.

     

    Once you have created a Destination, you can add photos of the location. You can add/delete these photos at any time. If you have your own photos of a Destiantion posted by another member, you may add those photos to the Destintion posting. Additionaly, members may add thier own photos to a Destination which you post (depending on your privacy settings for the POI which are set when you create the POI). 

     

    Figure 1.

    Destinations Map

  • A Road is a scenic, fun, or otherwise interesting route for motorcyclists. At rideNAMA.com, we encourage members to Add New Roads so that...

    A Road is a scenic, fun, or otherwise interesting route for motorcyclists. At rideNAMA.com, we encourage members to Add New Roads so that other riders can find new rides in their area. The Roads feature is also useful when planning a trip to an unfamiliar area.

     

    Use our Wishlist feature for keeping track of Roads you are interested in.

     

    You can search for a Road by Location.

     

    Within a listing for a Road, you may find a description of the Road as well as the location, price, road surface, and difficulty. The listing may also specify resources along the route such as gas stations, lodging, and restaurants.

     

    You can also find a Google Map of the exact route of the Road, given that the user who added the Road has included it.

     

    For more information about Roads, or for help adding a new road yourself (including how to create a map of the route), see our Help Section on the Roads feature.

  • The Activity Feed is a real-time update of the activity on rideNAMA.com (Fig. 1).   The Activity Feed is located on the home page ...

    The Activity Feed is a real-time update of the activity on rideNAMA.com (Fig. 1).

     

    The Activity Feed is located on the home page of rideNAMA.com. [You are brought to the home page upon logging in with your username. You can go to the home page at any time by clicking the NAMA icon at the top-left corner of the page or by clicking Home in the main toolbar.]

     

    The Activity Feed is a means of keeping up to date with the NAMA community at a glance. It will be instantly loaded with information about the most recently added events, POI's, members, etc...

     

    You may selectively choose who is able to see things you post on the Activity Feed. Either share with the community as a whole or choose to only share with Friends or even just certain members (Fig. 2).

     

    The Activity Feed can also be used to share media such as photos, links, videos, and your location (Fig. 3). In addition, you may refer to certain members within your post.

     

    Figure 1.

    Activity Feed

     

    Figure 2.

    Custom Sharing

     

    Figure 3.

    Activity Feed Sharing

  • You can create Albums on rideNAMA.com in order to share and/or store photos. You can create or edit albums at any time (Fig. 1). Photo...

    You can create Albums on rideNAMA.com in order to share and/or store photos. You can create or edit albums at any time (Fig. 1).


    Photos must be in one of these file formats: .jpg |.png |.gif

     

    You can adjust your albums' privacy settings so that you can control who can view, comment, and tag the photos (Fig. 2).

     

    With the Albums feature, you can safely keep your pictures taken on bike trips and other events while also gaining the ability to share them with your friends and the motorcycle community on rideNAMA.com. 

     

    Figure 1. 

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    albumprivacy

  • Places are locations or stops that you make on your bike trips. Using the NAMA iPhone App, you can Check In to locations as you make your...

    Places are locations or stops that you make on your bike trips. Using the NAMA iPhone App, you can Check In to locations as you make your way around. Checking into locations can provide a means of keeping track of where you have been.

     

    When checking in to a Place, you can add commentary, perhaps describing the quality of food, the scenery, or the level of accomodation for motorcyclists. This can help other riders when they find themselves looking to go somewhere you have already been. Similarly, you can take a look at other Places people have been in order to plan your trip.

     

    The NAMA iPhone App will be available on the App Store soon. 

     

    Places

  • A Wishlist can be created in order to keep track of Roads that you would like to ride.   Multiple Wishlists can be created, m...

    A Wishlist can be created in order to keep track of Roads that you would like to ride.

     

    Multiple Wishlists can be created, managed, and shared with other members. 

     

    Your Wishlists can help you keep track on interesting Roads you have seen on rideNAMA and can also be useful for planning for the upcoming season. 

     

    You can add a Road to a Wishlist by clicking on the "Add to Wishlist" icon near the listing (Fig. 1). 

     

    Figure 1

    Add To Wishlist

  • If you have any questions regarding rideNAMA.com, including: -Advertising on rideNAMA.com -How to use any of the features -Technical d...

    If you have any questions regarding rideNAMA.com, including:

    -Advertising on rideNAMA.com

    -How to use any of the features

    -Technical difficulties

    -Your account

    Ask Us a Question

     

     

    If you have any comments or suggestions about rideNAMA.com or have any questions regarding the North American Motorcycle Alliance: 

    Contact Us

     

  • You may add pictures to your profile with the Albums feature. See the Help Section About Albums for more details on how to do this and ot...

    You may add pictures to your profile with the Albums feature. See the Help Section About Albums for more details on how to do this and other information about Albums.

     

    You may also Share Pictures on friends' pages or on the Activity Feed by clicking the icons within the box where you type your post (Fig. 1).

     

    Figure 1.

    Adding Media

  • Stay connected with your biker club, family (Fig. 1), or other organization with Groups. Once a group is created, users can be invited in...

    Stay connected with your biker club, family (Fig. 1), or other organization with Groups. Once a group is created, users can be invited in order to add Members to the group. Once in a group, Members can easily communicate on the group's page via Group Messaging or a Discussion. Photos can also be shared easily between all the Members of the group. 

     

    Figure 1.

    Groups

  • The Forums are a place to have discussions about everything motorcycles. Talk about anything from product reviews to rides and points of ...

    The Forums are a place to have discussions about everything motorcycles. Talk about anything from product reviews to rides and points of interest. 

     

    You can also post photos in the thread. Remember to use one of the acceptable file formats to prevent upload issues. 

  • While rideNAMA.com has an extensive Event Calendar, it is also a first-rate social network.    Adding friends can improve you...

    While rideNAMA.com has an extensive Event Calendar, it is also a first-rate social network. 

     

    Adding friends can improve your experience in several ways, including:

    - Sharing Events, pictures, and other media more easily

    - Private communication via Messaging and the chat-toolbar.

    - Ability to view posts which a user has limited to "Friends Only"

    - Ability to Invite friends to Events

     

    To view your friends, click My Profile at the top of the page and then click Friends. From here you can manage your friends and organize them into lists. 

     

    To add a friend, view a users profile and click . The user will see your request in thier Updates and can Accept or Decline it. 

     

    To Invite a friend, enter their email address. When they make a profile, they will automatically receive a friend request from you. 

     

  • Event Agent is a feature which will alert you whenever an event you are interested in is added to rideNAMA.com.    Creat...

    Event Agent is a feature which will alert you whenever an event you are interested in is added to rideNAMA.com. 

     

    Create a new Event Agent and fill in the criteria based on what events you would like to be notified about as soon as they are added by other users or organizations. You can set only one, or all of the criteria in order to meet your needs (Fig. 1)

     

    If an event is added which meets your criteria, it will show up as an Update (Fig. 2), located at the top of every page on rideNAMA.com. You will also be notified via email as long as you have this type of Notification turned on. By default, you will receive this type of Notification. 

     

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    Event Agents

     

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    Updates

  • We strive to deliver the best possible user experience. Before you request your account to be deleted, please Tell Us Why you are leaving...

    We strive to deliver the best possible user experience. Before you request your account to be deleted, please Tell Us Why you are leaving. Maybe we can fix the issue!

    Note:
    You are not be able to delete your own account. Don't worry, you can still get it done. We don't allow self-deletion is that it is simply a precaution to prevent spammers from creating an account to spam the website and then deleting it shortly thereafter.

    If you would like to have your account deleted, Click Here to fill out and submit the Account Deletion Request Form. This form will let you request to have your account deleted, see form for more informaiton.

    Warning: Once requested, your account will be removed from this site permanently!!!

     

     

     

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  • Think before you click. Never click suspicious links — even if they come from a friend or a company you know. This includes li...
    • Think before you click. Never click suspicious links — even if they come from a friend or a company you know. This includes links sent on rideNAMA (ex: in a chat or post) and links sent in emails. If one of your friends clicks on spam by accident, that link might be sent to all of their rideNAMA friends. Remember to never re-enter your rideNAMA password or download something (ex: a .exe file) if you aren’t sure what it is. If you're asked to re-enter your password on rideNAMA (ex: you're making changes to your account settings) check to make sure the address of the page still has rideNAMA.com/ in the URL.

    • If you don’t know what it is, don’t paste it into your internet address bar. Pasting unfamiliar text into your address bar could result in events and pages being created from your account or other spammy actions.

    • Pick a unique, strong password. Use combinations of at least six letters, numbers and punctuation marks; don’t use words that can be found in the dictionary. When in doubt, change your password. You can reset your password by going to your Settings page, located in the menu at the top of every page.

    • Never give out your username or password. Never share your login credentials (ex: email address and password) for any reason. Individuals, pages or groups that ask for your login information in exchange for discounted goods shouldn’t be trusted. These types of deals are carried out by cybercriminals and are in violation of rideNAMA's payment terms.

    • Log in at www.rideNAMA.com. Make sure you check the page's URL (web address) before you enter your login information. When in doubt, you can always type "rideNAMA.com" into your browser to get back to the real site.

    • Update your browser (ex: Internet Explorer). Current versions of Firefox and Internet Explorer have built in security protection, like warning you if you navigate to a suspected phishing site. rideNAMA supports:
    • Run anti-virus software to protect yourself from viruses and malware. You can learn more and download this software for free here:
  • Privacy settings are easy to change. Simply go to your Settings and then to the Privacy tab.    Customize your priv...

    Privacy settings are easy to change. Simply go to your Settings and then to the Privacy tab. 

     

    Customize your privacy settings to your liking by selecting/deselecting the various items:

    privactFAQ

     

    In your Privacy Settings, adjust:

    - Who can view your profile

    - Who can post on your profile

    - What information you'd like published in the recent activity feed

    - Choose not to show up in searches, browsing members, or the "Online Members" list.

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  • In your settings you can: - Control Privacy Settings [Click Here for Help with Privacy Settings] - Change Notification Settings&nb...
  • You can add Videos on rideNAMA.com in order to share with others. You can create or edit videos at any time.   You can adjust the ...

    You can add Videos on rideNAMA.com in order to share with others. You can create or edit videos at any time.

     

    You can adjust the privacy settings for your videos so that you can control who can view and comment on the videos (Fig. 1).

     

    With the Videos feature, you can safely keep your videos taken on bike trips and other events, while also gaining the ability to share them with your friends and the motorcycle community on rideNAMA.com.


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    videoprivacy

  • On rideNAMA.com you can privately message other members.    You can Compose a message by clicking on Messages, located at the...

    On rideNAMA.com you can privately message other members. 

     

    You can Compose a message by clicking on Messages, located at the top of every page. This will bring you to your Inbox, and will also allow you to look at your Sent Messages.

     

    You can also send a friend a message by viewing their profile and clicking "Send Message". 

     

    You can add photos, videos, and links to messages, allowing you to share these types of media with up to 10 users at time. If you receive a message, it will be reflected as an item in your Updates (Fig. 1), located at the top of the page.

     

    Figure 1.

    Updates