BYLAWS OF RETREAD MOTORCYCLE CLUB INTERNATIONAL, INC.
AMA CHAPTER 3233
The club shall be known as the Retread Motorcycle Club International, Inc., and the members of the club known as
“RETREADS®”. The club insignia shall be as illustrated in Article X of these bylaws. This club insignia and
designation “RETREADS®” shall serve to identify one club member to another while traveling or attending events and
shall not be lent, given or sold to any non-member for any purpose, public or private.
Members shall be riders of motorcycles, those connected with the trade, or motorcycle enthusiasts. Membership will
be limited to those persons who have attained the age of 40 years, or spouses of those persons. There shall be no
restrictions as to race, creed, sex, or citizenship. Membership must be renewed annually by all members, who shall
be issued a new membership card upon renewal in the region or state of residency. Yearly membership runs from
January 1st through December 31st. Memberships may be revoked by the President with the approval of the Board of
Directors for conduct detrimental to the public image of the club or for conduct endangering the health or well being of
any club member or the public.
Regional clubs may be organized and authorized to use the official name of the club, that being Retread Motorcycle
Club International, Inc. If regional clubs are organized, it shall be by application to the President with approval by the
Board of Directors and if the application is granted, a regional director will be appointed by the President of the
Retreat Motorcycle Club International, Inc. Regional Directors, with approval of the President, may appoint or remove
state and area representatives who will be responsible to the Regional Directors. State and area Representatives
must relinquish their position back to the Regional Director of their respective regions, and Regional Directors must
relinquish their position back to the President.
The expenses of operation for this club and for regional clubs will be paid by membership donations. A minimum
donation of $20.0 per person or $25.00 per couple upon joining or renewing is requested from members to cover the
expenses of running the club. (The Canadian Directors shall specify a minimum donation for their members
consistent with the above.) Only the President, Secretary and Regional Directors, or their duty appointed agents or
representatives, are authorized to receive donations, pay expenses or handle financial matters of funds in any
manner. The regional and state clubs, from donations, shall support the activities of the International organization
with a minimum donation of $2.00 per member per year.
Board of Directors
Section 1: General Powers. The business and affairs of this corporation shall be managed by its President
with the approval of its Board of Directors.
Section 2: Number, Tenure and Qualifications. The number of Directors of the corporation shall be seven
(7). Each Director shall hold office until his/her successor shall have been appointed and qualified. Remaining Board
members shall appoint the required number of vacancies on the Board of Directors as needed.
Section 3: Meetings. A meeting of the Board of Directors shall be held as necessary to conduct the
business affairs of the corporation. The Board of Directors may provide, by resolution, the time and place for the
holding of meetings without other notice then such resolution. Meetings may be held by telephone conference, but
any action taken by the Board during a telephone meeting requiring a vote of the Board shall not be final until each
Board member voting by telephone confirms his vote by letter to the International office.
Section 4: Quorum. A majority of the number of Directors fixed by Section 2 of this Article V shall constitute
a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting of the Board of Directors.
Section 5: Vacancies. Any vacancy occurring in the Board of Directors may be filled by appointment by the
remaining Board members.
Section 6: Compensation. There shall be no compensation to any member of the Board of Directors of this
Section 7: Presumption of Assent. A Director of the corporation who is present at the meeting of the Board
of Directors at which action on any corporate matter is taken shall be presumed to have assented to the action taken
unless his dissent shall be entered into the minutes of the meeting, or unless he shall file his written dissent to such
action with the person acting as the Secretary of the meeting before the adjournment thereof, or shall forward such
dissent by mail to the Secretary of the corporation immediately following the adjournment of the meeting. Such right
to dissent shall not apply to a Director who voted in favor of such action.
Section 1: Officers. The officers of the corporation shall be a President, a Secretary, a Legislative Officer,
and a Referee, each of whom shall be appointed by the Board of Directors.
Section 2: Removal. Any officer or agent may be removed by the Board of Directors whenever in its
judgment the best interests of the corporation will be served thereby, but such removal shall be without prejudice to
the contract rights, if any, of the person so removed. Appointment of an officer or agent shall not of itself create
Section 3: Vacancies. A vacancy in any office because of death, resignation, removal, disqualification or
otherwise, may be filed by the Board of Directors.
Section 4: President. The President shall be the principal executive officer of the corporation, and subject
to the control of the Board of Directors, shall in general, control and supervise all of the business and affairs of the
corporation. He shall, when present, preside at all meetings of the corporation. He may sign, with the secretary or
any other proper officer of the corporation thereunto authorized by the Board of Directors, any deeds, mortgages,
bonds, contracts, or other instruments which the Board of Directors has authorized to be executed.
Section 5: Secretary. The secretary shall: (a) be custodian of the corporate records and of the seal of the
corporation and see that the seal of the corporation is affixed to all documents, the execution of which on the behalf
of the corporation under its seal is duty authorized, and (b) in general perform all duties incident to the office of
secretary and such under duties as may from time to time be assigned to him/her by the President or by the Board of
Section 6: Salaries. There shall be no salaries for the officers of this corporation.
This club is non-political in nature and shall affiliate with no organization other than the American Motorcycle
Association. Officers of this club shall not hold office in any other national motorcycle organization.
The mailing address for the President shall be: 15007 E Mexico Dr., Aurora, CO 80012
These bylaws and its contained articles may be changed or modified by: adding to, deleting from, rewriting or
amending, at the discretion and by majority vote of the Board of Directors.
The Chief is a field of gold representing the golden years, with the RETREATS® thereon, the Band Sinister is black
and blue, upper Sinister field being red with stallions in place, the lower Dexter field being white with the roman
numeral XL in red letters and the word “PLUS” underneath. The insignia is a registered insignia and trademark in the
United States and Canada.
Revised: December 8, 2022da.