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Motorcycle Pollution

November 19, 2009

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Yesterday, Arizona became the first state to try to opt out of the new air pollution regulations for motorcycles that are scheduled to take effect in 2010. The new set of laws would have mandated emissions testing for bikes registered in the Phoenix metropolitan area. In a written petition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), […]

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Cali Bike Smog Checks

June 15, 2009

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The beautiful dream of further harassing California bikers with biannual smog checks has died. California State Senator Fran Pavley, introduced Senate Bill 435 in February. The Bill would require California motorcycles with an engine larger than 280 cubic centimeters and manufactured after the year 2000 to have their emissions checked. The bill was eagerly and […]

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Motorcycle Smog Inspections

March 11, 2009

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It took the entire Chamber of Fools, which you may know as the California State Legislature, 234 days to pass a state budget. But it only took one of these power mad trolls another seven days after that to introduce a bill that would mandate bi-annual smog inspections for California motorcycles starting January 1st, 2012. […]

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