Former Interior Secretary Babbit Urges Obama To Restrict Public Land Use

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American Motorcyclist Association Disappointed By Bruce Babbitt Comments Former U.S. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt is wrong to urge President Obama to use executive powers to close off public land, the American Motorcyclist Association said. In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 5, Babbitt, who served as Interior secretary under […]

Military Base Expansion Into Johnson Valley OHV Riding Area Hit Snag

Military Base Expansion Into Johnson Valley OHV Riding Area Hit Snag

Military Efforts To Expand Base Into California’s Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Riding Area Hit Snag The U.S. military can’t spend a dime on expanding a Marine base into the popular Johnson Valley off-highway vehicle riding area in California until the Navy files a report on off-highway riding with Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On […]

Electric Motorcycle Tax Breaks Extended

Electric Motorcycle Tax Breaks Extended

The nation breathed a sigh of relief when the news broke that the U.S. government had passed legislation avoiding the dreaded “fiscal cliff,” but motorcycle riders may have rejoiced for another reason.

Electric Vehicle Tax Break May Be Extended To Motorcycles

Electric Vehicle Tax Break May Be Extended To Motorcycles

Oregon senator Ron Wyden has successfully extended the tax credit for the purchase of new electric motorcycles.

Bill Introduced To Reopen Riding In California’s Clear Creek Area

Bill Introduced To Reopen Riding In California's Clear Creek Area

Some 70,000 acres of public land in California that has been off-limits to off-highway-vehicle riders since 2008 would reopen under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On Aug. 2, Farr introduced a H.R. 6286 that would designate the popular Clear Creek Management Area near Hollister — which is […]