U.S. Senate Amendment Introduced to Exempt Kids Machines from Lead Law

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) has introduced language that would exempt youth off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the lead law that effectively bans the sale of these machines at the end of the year, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Senate Amendment 264, co-sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), would exempt youth OHVs from the lead-content […]

Seely to fill in for injured Grant

Troy Lee Designs (TLD) has announced that Lites competitor Cole Seely will step up to the Premier class in order to fill in for injured rider Josh Grant. Seely has been competing in the Lites class for TLD and recently got his first win at Dodger Stadium as part of the West Lites class. However, […]

50 lawmakers now support The Kids Just Want to Ride Act

Legislation that would exempt kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) from the “lead law” that effectively bans them at the end of the year is gaining momentum on Capitol Hill, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. There are now 50 co-sponsors to H.R. 412: The Kids Just Want to Ride Act, which was introduced by […]

A Buyer’s Guide to 450cc+ Dirt Bikes

There are many different types of motorcycles for riders to consider when purchasing a new bike, from models made for the street to those that are more comfortable in the middle of the woods. Riders who are planning to spend most of their time off-road, or on the motocross track, will likely favor dirt bikes. […]

American Motorcyclist Association urges ‘lead law’ exemption at Congressional hearing

In written comments submitted for a congressional hearing held on Feb. 17, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) asked lawmakers to exempt kid-sized off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the “lead law” that effectively bans the sale of the vehicles at the end of the year. In the statement sent to the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and […]