Some Auto Manufacturing Groups Want To Ban Home Vehicle Repairs And Modifications

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There’s no doubt that cars and motorcycles are both becoming more advanced than ever before. New technology helps car drivers with things like assisted parking, and soon, we could begin to see automated driving vehicles on the road more frequently. However, with all of this new technology invested into the auto industry, a new statement […]

Forest Service Responds To Traps Set Along Western States Trails

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U.S. Forest Service responds to concerns about dangerous spikes along Western states trails The U.S. Forest Service has investigated four incidents in which vandals endangered the lives of motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders by burying spikes along trails used by off-highway vehicles and others, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The spiked strips, which resemble heavy […]

Congress Passes OHV Riding Protections

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Off-road riding protections and limits on sage grouse rules included in two bills passed by Congress The National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 and the so-called CRomnibus spending bill, passed by both chambers of Congress last week, include provisions beneficial to riders of off-highway motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, but some new Wilderness designations that may […]

Take Action Against CPSC’s Proposed Rulemaking on UTVs/ROVs


The Federal Government wants to design your next off-road side-by-side vehicle by mandating handling and performance capabilities and requiring excessive and potentially unsafe restraint systems. If not halted, the mandate will limit the off-road community’s options. Your immediate action is needed now. By reaching out to your elected officials and letting them know you oppose […]

Fifty-Five US Lawmakers Sign On To End Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

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Fifty congressmen and five senators have signed on to sponsor or cosponsor bills that would end federal funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. During the past two years, federal, state and local governments spent more than a half million dollars on traffic police checkpoints that target motorcycles only. The AMA believes that […]

Senate Transportation Bill Includes Recreational Trails Program

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Two more committees, House yet to weigh in The transportation bill announced Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee includes a re-authorization of the Recreational Trails Program, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The Recreational Trails Program is an $85 million initiative that funds motorized recreational trails. The […]

AMA Supporter Tom Petri To Retire From Congress

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Wisconsin Representative Has Served Since 1979 U.S. Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.) recently announced that he will not seek reelection. The announcement came during a town meeting at the Neenah, Wis., City Council Chambers. Petri has served in Congress since 1979. The American Motorcyclist Association honored Petri in 2013 as a Supporter of the AMA in […]

Federal Funding Designated To Revamp OHV Trails

Federal Funding Designated To Revamp OHV Trails

Quad riders across the U.S. are in line to see some of their favorite trails revamped thanks to some newly allocated federal funds. The national government has designated up to $82.4 million for use in the Recreational Trails Program in 2014. These funds will go toward upkeep and revitalization of off-highway trails in 49 states, […]

Federal Funding Of Recreational Trails Program Set

Trail Users To Benefit From Federal Funding Of Recreational Trail Program

Trail Users To Benefit From Federal Funding Of Recreational Trails Program Off-highway motorcycle riders and other trail users stand to benefit from up to $82.4 million in federal funding to be apportioned to 49 states in 2014 through the Recreational Trails Program, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. Only Florida opted out of the program for […]

Motorcyclists Speak Out About Fuel Concerns

Motorcyclists Speak Out About Fuel Concerns

Motorcyclists from across the country banded together in Washington, D.C., June 19 to speak about their concerns regarding E15 fuel. The gasoline, which contains up to 15 percent ethanol, is¬†unsafe for almost all motorcycles and ATVs and can even lead to voided bike warranties or destroyed motorcycle gear. Many of the participants of this rally […]