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H.R. 5433 Talking Points
Motorcyclists' Rights Organizations nationwide join us
in urging you to sign on as an original co-sponsor of
"The Motorcycle and Motorcycling Small Business Protection
by Congressman Jim Barcia (D-MI), this Act cuts pollution
in half but saves thousands of small businesses coast-to-coast
a reasonable emissions standard for highway motorcycles
that even the smallest of bike makers can meet, and
motorcyclists to refine their machines to improve rideability
as important, this Act ensures that a catalyst-forcing
standard is not imposed on motorcycles. Riders nationwide
have urged the Environmental Protection Agency to take
the safety problem seriously, but the Agency has brushed
it aside as "not insurmountable." That means "capable
of being passed over." Running in excess of 1,000 degrees,
catalysers on bikes constitute a burn hazard and could
impose a rideability problem. That spells: D A N G E R!
regulatory process, motorcycle consumers have spoken but
our words carry no weight. That's why riders are asking
you to co-sponsor the Barcia Act! Please call Congressman
Barcia's office today!
of impacted small businesses in virtually every Congressional
district in America - "custom shops" and the aftermarket
- working Americans - are counting on you.
you for choosing to Ride with the Leaders™ by co-sponsoring
the Barcia Act!
Presented by the MRF
to Various Congressional Offices
on September 24, 2002
Prepared by: Thomas C. Wyld, Vice President-Government
Motorcycle Riders Foundation
with the Leaders™
THE MOTORCYCLE RIDERS FOUNDATION
Washington, D.C. 20013
CONSUMERS A VOICE!
SAVE SMALL BUSINESS!
ENSURE MOTORCYCLE SAFETY!
THE BARCIA ACT!