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2011-08-12 18:04:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 (D-N.C.). The measure exempts kids' OHVs from the Consumer Product Safety...

2011-08-01 21:01:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate has approved a House bill to exempt kids' off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the lead law that essentially bans the sale of those machines at the end of the year, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The bill, H.R. 2715 introduced by Reps. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.), cleared the full House by a 421-2 vote on Aug. 1, and then earned approval in the Senate the same day. The bill now...

2011-07-14 00:00:28

Leslie Porterfield, (in the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest woman on two wheels), will drive the North American Eagle at speeds twice her current record in an attempt to establish a new World Land Speed Record for a woman driver. Spanaway, WA (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Take a converted F-104 Star fighter powered by the 50,000hp GE J-79 turbo-jet engine, place Leslie Porterfield behind the wheel and this October we may see a New World Record set for the Fastest Woman on Earth....

2011-06-17 15:17:00

SAN ANTONIO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Here Enterprises, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HRTE), a growing developer of clean energy, is proud to announce a thrilling Summer Race Series for wholly owned subsidiary Cycle Ranch Motocross Park in Floresville, Texas. Following last month's successful American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Loretta Lynn Area Qualifier race, Cycle Ranch commercial speedway and wind farm is set to kick off a full season of on- and off-track summer events and excitement....

2011-05-26 19:59:00

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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...

2011-05-26 06:15:00

SAN ANTONIO, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Here Enterprises, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HRTE), a growing developer of clean energy, is pleased to announce the successful running of the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Loretta Lynn Area Qualifier at its wholly owned Cycle Ranch Motocross Park subsidiary. On April 9-10 the Company's Floresville, Texas, commercial speedway and wind farm hosted the South Central Area Qualifier in front of a record crowd and race field. The AMA Amateur National...

2011-04-22 12:30:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As conservation takes center stage on Earth Day 2011, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) notes the environmental benefits of commuting and traveling on a motorcycle. "Regardless of how you use your motorcycle or scooter -- commuting to work, riding down the block, across town, traveling across the country -- your choice to ride instead of drive has a positive impact on the environment and results in a more enjoyable,...


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