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This is for all of you that take what you have for granted.

In my state (Nebraska) tomorrow they're going to have a hearing on making us acatually bolt LICENSE PLATES to our bikes. !!

WHAT... THE... F**K....

As always, the silent majority of off road enthusiasts will simply sit back and watch it all slowly get taken away from them.

This nauseates me.

http://www.nohva.com/News2005/lb-721.htm

Turn a blind eye if you must, but this WILL happen EVERYWHERE eventually. :)

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"All machines would be required to carry proof of insurance just like other licensed motor vehicles. Operators would have to carry a current drivers license."

That messed up and to have to pay taxes. i know i wouldnt want to carry all that stuff when i'm off roading or going to the trails it might get lost or get in the way.

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Here in Pa ALL quads have to be registered and they have to have proof of insurnace on them while they ride. The plate looks kinda like a streetbike plate but it still does not allow you to ride on the streets. I have heard that the State Gov is looking into doing this to bikes also. :):):p:D:D:o

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Up here in Ontario, this has been the law for quite a number of years now. An "off-road" plate plus proof of insurance. My guess is that less than 20% of all dirt bikes abide by these laws and (unless you're on public lands) they don't seem to be enforced that well, but the fines are real IF you get caught.

I think it's a) a tax/money grab by "the man" and :) just another move to try and make dirt bikes/quads/pwc's/snowmobiles virtually illegal to ride.

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In SD you can put plates on your bike but you need a horn, mirror, and a brake light and insurance which is cheap. I did this to my old WR just so we can ride on roads to go to the trails which is good and nobody can bug us :) But if you have to put them on you motocross bikes that would suck :) I am in the AMA and it might be something you want to email them about!!! Good luck! Roost on!

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A similar bill here in Colorado.

All OHV would have to be registered (we already have an OHV sticker program that funds much of the trail maint etc...)

But the catch is, because dirt bikes would be REGISTERed as such, the ability to get a plate and convert to dual sport would be impossible (it is absurdly easy to get a bike dual sported in Colorado)

The good thing is we have a couple of very pro-active groups that take the time to get people to respond to our state representatives (THey are in my signiture by the way)

Looks like the bill does not have a lot of support.

But like you say...nobody gives a damn anyway, we'd rather just ride and let someone else worry about it. :)

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