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‘Fair and equal treatment’ sought for riders on public land

by JeffNovember 16, 2011 News

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Americans who enjoy motorized recreation on federal public land deserve fair and equal treatment from land managers, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) told a U.S. House subcommittee on Sept. 19. “We would like to take this opportunity to remind land managers that the OHV [off-highway vehicle] community is a ready partner,” said [...]

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Senate to vote on proposal to kill trail funding

by JeffNovember 12, 2011 News

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The U.S. Senate will vote on a bill that would end the dedicated funding for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), which is considered to be one of the most important and beneficial laws for off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders ever passed by Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The RTP, which provides [...]

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U.S. Senate panel wants to kill trail funding program

by JeffNovember 5, 2011 News

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — A U.S. Senate committee has unveiled a draft proposal that would end the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), which provides money to states to develop and maintain trails, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Nov. 4, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee released its proposed transportation funding authorization bill for the [...]

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Competition Acessories rewards program looks like a good deal

by JeffNovember 2, 2011 News

For over 50 years Competition Accessories has been trusted as one of the best sources for motorcycle gear.   With a huge selection of motorcycle helmets, motorcycle jackets, and motorcycle accessories; as well as some of the best prices anywhere on motorcycle tires, it is easy to see why they have enjoyed success.  Now they are [...]

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Competition Accessories Contest

by JeffNovember 1, 2011 News

  Competition Accessories is giving away a Full Firstgear TPG Gear Set of the winner’s choice (Jacket, pants, gloves). The winner will be selected at random from its Facebook fans and YouTube Subscribers. The retailer is also giving a second and third place prize of $50 apiece for use at its online store.

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Rest In Peace Marco Simoncelli

by JeffOctober 23, 2011 News

The world of motorcycling lost the talented MotoGP rider, Marco Simoncelli today at a race at Sepang in Malaysia. It was a tragic loss, and our deep condolences go to all of Marco’s family and friends.

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Nolan N104 Modular Helmets – A Big Improvement Over the N103

by JeffOctober 19, 2011 Features

The Nolan N104 Modular Helmet is the next generation of modular helmets offered by Nolan Helmets. The N103 had been popular for riders who wanted a flip up helmet design, and the new N104 has some new features that will make it an even better choice.  The new Nolan N104 features a new chinbar design [...]

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Zero plans first-ever appearance at 2011 EICMA motorcycle show in Milan

by JeffOctober 5, 2011 News

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., (Oct. 5, 2011) – Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, today announced its participation in the November 2011 EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy. Zero will be making its first-ever appearance at EICMA where the company plans to launch its 2012 model line. No information has been released [...]

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U.S. lawmakers say new kids’ off-highway vehicle law will save jobs

by JeffSeptember 4, 2011 News

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Federal lawmakers involved in the repeal of a de facto ban on the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) say the new law will help U.S. businesses, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.), chairwoman of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, and Rep. G.K. Butterfield [...]

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MSF’s Tim Buche Appointed to International Judges Panel for FIM Road Safety Award

by JeffJune 9, 2011 News

IRVINE, Calif., June 9, 2011 – The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Buche has accepted an invitation from Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) Chief Executive Officer Guy Maitre to serve on an international panel of judges charged with determining the winners of the FIM Road Safety Award. [...]

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Legislation introduced to prevent abuse of the Equal Access to Justice Act

by JeffJune 8, 2011 News

On May 25, U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Vice Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus, and U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), Chairman of the Senate Western Caucus, jointly introduced H.R. 1996 / S. 1061, the “Government Litigation Savings Act.” This legislation prevents abuse of the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) by large environmental groups [...]

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