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Maine Legislator Heats Up Motorcycle Noise Debate

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Many motorcyclists in Maine may be still hibernating with temperatures dipping below freezing at night and  a chance of snow forecast for later in the week but that isn’t stopping Rep. Diane Russel from pushing her anti-motorcycle agenda in the… Continue Reading

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Motorcycle Checkpoints May End Up in Supreme Court

Disputing the Constitutionality of Motorcycle Only Checkpoints

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Motorcyclists across the nation are awaiting a decision from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York which they hope will declare New York’s “motorcycle only” roadway checkpoints to be… Continue Reading

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Loud Pipes Are An Expression, Not Safety Equipment

Loud Exhaust; Safety or Expression?

By Scott Cochran, Editor This will, in all probability, be the most unpopular editorial I have written in the ten years of puking out ink in this space. I don’t know any other way to say it, but I’m throwing… Continue Reading

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California Wants Quieter Motorcycles

California Wants All Exhaust to Be EPA Approved

It’s a trend that is quietly building momentum across the country.  States and Cities are enacting legislation to force motorcyclists to comply with federal noise emission standards as a way to quiet loud pipes. On Monday August 30, California joined… Continue Reading