Posts Tagged ‘ama’

AMA Family Capitol Hill Climb rally urges lawmakers to support kids’ off-highway riding

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hundreds of young motorcyclists, their parents and concerned riders gathered with several U.S. representatives, including Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.), author of the Kids Just Want to Ride Act, in Washington, D.C., Thursday, May 26, at the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Family Capitol Hill Climb. The event was a strong demonstration of public opposition to a ban on the sale of youth-model motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). (more…)

U.S. House subcommittee approves changes to ‘lead law’

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — A key U.S. House subcommittee has approved legislation to address flaws in the law that effectively bans the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) at the end of the year, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. (more…)

Off-highway riding restrictions may be lifted on 43 million acres

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), joined by other lawmakers, has introduced a bill to free up almost 43 million acres of public land that now may be off-limits to off-highway riding, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. (more…)

More federal lawmakers back ‘Kids Just Want to Ride Act’

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Changes to ‘lead law’ will be considered in subcommittee hearing¬†

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — A bill that would exempt kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the law that effectively bans them at the end of the year is gaining support on the eve of a key congressional hearing, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. (more…)

‘Kids Just Want to Ride!’ video contest will deliver message to Congress

Monday, March 28th, 2011

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) continues its ongoing fight to change a misguided law that will effectively ban the sale of kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) at the end of the year. The Kids Just Want to Ride! video contest will empower those most impacted by the law by helping them tell Congress just how important motorcycling is to (more…)

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

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Kids Just Want to Ride Act introduced in Congress
 
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — 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. (more…)

AMA Racing issues 2011 amateur competition rulebook

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) invites racers to download the official 2011 AMA Racing Amateur Competition Rulebook, available now at (more…)