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

contract rights.

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.