U.S. Forest Service May Change Derogatory Language In Trail Guide

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The U.S. Forest Service may share some of the concerns expressed by the American Motorcyclist Association and other off-highway vehicle groups about anti-OHV comments in a recent USFS OHV trail maintenance publication, the AMA reports. In a letter dated May 8 to AMA Board Chairman Stan Simpson, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, whose department oversees the […]

Plan To Close Oregon Forest Roads Met With Opposition

Plan To Close Oregon Forest Roads Met With Opposition

Plans to close more than 3,600 miles of roads to motorized vehicles in Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in Oregon have been met with opposition from several U.S. senators and residents in the area.

Senate Votes To Keep Recreational Trails Program

Senate Votes To Keep Recreational Trails Program

The U.S. Senate has voted to approve new legislation that will preserve the federal Recreational Trails Program (RTP) for at least two more years, according to the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). RTP trails make up a large portion of the terrain that is officially approved for use by ATVs, dirt bikes, side-by-sides and other off-highway […]

AACA Museum Presents Collection Of 1970s Off-Road Bikes

The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum recently announced its next major motorcycle exhibit – “Dusty Jewels: Off-Road Motorcycles of the 1970s,” which will open to the public on April 3. The museum, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, will showcase more than 20 off-road motorcycles from the era where riding on two wheels was at […]

Obama Signs Lead Law-Exemption Bill for Kids’ Off-Highway Vehicles

In a victory for families who enjoy responsible motorized recreation, President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to allow the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) to continue, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Aug. 12, Obama signed into law H.R. 2715, introduced by Reps. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) and G.K. Butterfield […]