Federal safety agency grants reprieve to kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has voted to delay enforcement of portions of the controversial “lead law” that would have banned the sale of kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Feb. 1, the CPSC voted 4-1 to delay enforcement until Dec. 31 of the independent laboratory testing […]

February is AMA Arenacross month at Motorcycle Hall of Fame

The Motorcycle Hall of Fame is recognizing the enthusiastic, grassroots passion of fans of AMA Arenacross this February by offering free admission to visitors who present a ticket stub from the Feb. 4-6 event in Toledo, Ohio, or the Feb. 12-13 event in Louisville, Ky. “AMA Arenacross is woven into the fabric of American motocross,” […]

‘Lead law’ reprieve for kids dirtbikes up for a vote

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is poised to vote on a staff recommendation to delay enforcement of parts of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008, or “lead law,” the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Specifically, the staff suggests that CPSC commissioners delay enforcing the testing and certification requirements for kids’ dirtbikes […]

Bill introduced to exempt kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles from federal ‘lead law’

With the deadline fast approaching that would effectively ban the sale of kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) has introduced legislation to end the ban, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Jan. 25, Rehberg introduced H.R. 412, the Kids Just Want to Ride Act, which would exempt kids’ off-highway […]

Motocycle Hall of Fame adds nine

The Motorcycle Hall of Fame has nine new members after the induction ceremony held this weekend at the AMA Legends and Champions Weekend in Las Vegas. Eyvind Boyeson, Don Castro, Larry Coleman, Clark Collins, David Emde, Mitch Payton, Bruce Ogilvie and John and Rita Gregory were all added in a ceremony honoring the heritage of […]