March Motorcycle News

BIKER ROAD BAN Virginia bikers are planning a protest ride along the lines of what bikers did in England. They plan to clog up the toll booths on the Friday leading into Labor Day weekend this coming fall. The primary reason is Virginia DOT isn't following our state's anti-discrimination law when it comes to toll road design. Bikers are being excluded, and we're going to push back in a big way.

Virginia bikers are hoping to team up with other Virginia and Maryland bikers to include the Chesapeake Bay Bridge as well.

ANNUAL RIGHTS CONFERENCE This year it will be in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, May 10th - 13th, 2007. Details and online registration:

Oregon vs. ATV Riding Parents & Kids? Senator Allan Bates from Ashland, Oregon thinks he is smarter than most parents and is FOOLING AROUND with the rights of parents as to whether or not they have the intelligence to determine the abilities of their own kids' riding All Terrain Vehicles, ATV's.

He is introducing SB49 that would put severe limitations on the ages kids could legally ride an ATV. It says in essence that kids under 12 cannot ride at all; those 12 to 16 would be limited to 90cc's or less.

Additionally, there's ANOTHER alternative bill from these same quarters; it's SB101; and it requires Class I and Class III ATV operators who are 7 yrs old or older to have ATV operator permits whenever riding on premises open to the public. This law would authorize fines up to $180.00.

General Items
Gift Certificate Freehold Honda has given members of Spokes-Women who signed up for it a $20 gift certificate god for one year. Thanks Michele.
Automotive Discount
SWMC members may now receive a 10-15% discount at ANY Center in the United States. All that is required is to ask for the commercial account info
AARP Offers Discount Motorcycle Insurance Did you know AARP offers its members discount motorcycle insurance? Coverage is also available for equipment and gear. Call 800-752-2461 (Dept. 8079) or log onto

Discounts to Spokes-Women Members

Monmouth Cycles in Middletown, 30% over cost on parts.

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