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Massachusetts Motorcycle Vehicle Inspections Expiration
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5/25/2017
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association reminds its members and all riders that their Motorcycles’ vehicle inspection expires in one week: May 31, 2017.
MMA Storm Alert: You won’t hear this from the National Weather Service!
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4/19/2017
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is the first to announce a “Storm” coming on May 18, 2017. Less than 1 month away, “Storm The State House” will hit the motorcyclists of Massachusetts.
MMA Announces 2017 Massachusetts Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period
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3/22/2017
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to announce the 16th consecutive Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period in Massachusetts!
MMA ALERT – Quincy midnight motorcycle ban FALSE
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2/16/2017
Circulating these past few days is a report indicating that the City of Quincy, MA, has instituted a ban against any Motorcycle being ridden between the hours of Midnight and 5am, unless exempted for work or emergency purposes. This report is NOT correct.
MMA CTA: Your Urgent Action needed to secure support for our Legislative Agenda
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2/2/2017
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to announce the bills selected for the upcoming 2017-2018 Legislative Session have been filed and assigned Docket Numbers. Riders and suppporters are now asked to help your MMA seek out formal co-sponsors for these bills.
MMA Update: Motorcycle Riders Foundation Releases Its 2017 Legislative Agenda
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12/20/2016
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to share a release by the Motorcycle Riders Foundation that outlines the MRF’s Federal Legislative Agenda for the coming year.
Your MMA reminds you to renew your Motorcycle Registration!
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11/16/2016
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association reminds all Massachusetts Riders that your annual Motorcycle Registration is due for renewal at the end of December!
Your MMA mourns the passing of our First Chairman, Robert L. Doiron
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11/14/2016
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is saddened to report the passing of a founding member, Robert L. Doiron this past summer.
MMA Update - Your MMA's Annual Meeting
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10/26/2016
Your MMA would like to thank all our members and guests who attended our annual Meeting on Saturday, October 15th in Marlboro, and announce the results of the Annual Elections.
Motorcycling is NOT inherently dangerous, but...
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9/8/2016
Did you know that of the motorcycle accidents in 2016 reported by Massachusetts media, almost half can be easily attributed to rider error?
MMA 2015-2016 Legislative Session Review
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8/31/2016
Sunday, July 31, 2016 saw the end of the 187th Formal General Session of the Massachusetts Legislature. Of the 7 bills filed and sponsored for this session, only 1 saw positive movement, but on the other hand, at least as many bills that were deemed detrimental to motorcyclists also did not advance.
MMA 2016 Elections and Annual Meeting
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8/25/2016
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association would like to invite all members in good standing to the MMA's Annual Meeting to be held on Saturday, October 17, 2016, at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Marlboro, MA.
MMPAC Endorsement of Paul Jacques, State Representative, 4th Bristol
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8/18/2016
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Political Action Committee is pleased to announce its endorsement of Paul Jacques for State Representative in the 4th Bristol District.
MMA Safety Alert: Harley-Davidson 2016 Hydraulic Clutch Recall
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8/9/2016
Your MMA alerts all riders that due to a defect in the hydraulic clutch master cylinder, Harley-Davidson is recalling 27,232 certain model year 2016 motorcycles.
MMPAC Endorsement of Peter Boncek, State Representative, 12th Plymouth
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7/28/2016
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Political Action Committee is pleased to announce its endorsement of Peter Boncek for State Representative in the 12th Plymouth District.
Your MMA Congratulates our 2016 Harley-Davidson Raffle Bike Winner!
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7/25/2016
On July 16th, 2016, your MMA pulled one ticket out of nearly 2500 awarding the 2016 Harley-Davidson Raffle Bike to Jason Emmons from Franklin, Massachusetts!
MMA Information Alert: 25th Annual Ride-to-Work Day is MONDAY, June 20th, 2016
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6/13/2016
An excessively mild winter has led to wet and cold weather recently, but the current forecast for Monday is temps in the low 80’s! Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association asks, why not RIDE TO WORK on Monday, June 20th?
MMA Safety Alert: Harley-Davidson Issues Recall of Dyna Low Rider
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6/8/2016
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association alerts all riders that Harley-Davidson has issued a recall of more than 8,000 Dyna Low Rider (FXDL 103) models because of an issue with the electrical system.
MMA matches NETRA Reward for Information Regarding State Forest Crimes
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6/7/2016
The New England Trail Rider Association issued a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who have seriously endangered trail users' safety by stringing wire across trails in Massachusetts state forests. Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association has agreed to match that amount, resulting in a $1,000 reward.
MMA Safety Alert: Massachusetts Motorcycle Vehicle Inspections Expiration
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5/31/2016
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association reminds its members and all riders that their Motorcycles’ vehicle inspection expires today, May 31, 2016.
MMA Update - 2016's Motorcycle Season opens with a STORM
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5/26/2016
On a sleepy Thursday May morning, over 100 motorcyclists from around the Commonwealth met to ride together in unity to the State House in Boston. The 15th Annual Massachusetts Motorcycle Association STORM THE STATE HOUSE was underway - Touring, Cruiser, and Sport-Bike riders eager to bring a shared message to their legislators.
MMA News: Local Business Designates "Motorcycle Only" Parking!
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5/17/2016
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to report that another local business has stepped up to designate "Motorcycle Only" parking for its employees and customers!
MMA Update: Anti-Motorcycle Articles Soundly DEFEATED in Yarmouth
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5/9/2016
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to report that the two anti-motorcycle articles brought forward to Yarmouth Town Meeting by a single resident petitioner have been defeated!
Motorcycle Safety Fund Bill receives "Favorable, Ought to Pass" recommendation
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4/22/2016
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to announce that MMA-Filed Senate Bill Number 1855, An Act Establishing a Motorcycle Safety Fund, has recently received a “Favorable, Ought to Pass” recommendation from the Joint Committee on Transportation.
A STORM IS COMING!
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4/19/2016
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is forecasting a “Storm” in Boston on May 19, 2016. Only a month away, the MMA’s “STORM THE STATE HOUSE” will be the Motorcyclists of Massachusetts!
MMA Announces 2016 Massachusetts Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period
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3/28/2016
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to announce the 15th consecutive Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period in Massachusetts!
Join your MMA and see the 2016 HD Raffle Bike at an upcoming show!
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2/2/2016
Your MMA would like to invite all riders to an upcoming event to see the 2016 Harley-Davidson Raffle Bike and meet your fellow members and officers of the MMA!
Join the MMA and see the 2016 Raffle Bike at an upcoming show!
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1/8/2016
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) would like to invite all riders to an upcoming event to see the 2016 MMA Harley-Davidson Raffle Bike and meet your fellow members and officers of the MMA!
MMA CTA: Joint Committee on Transportation to hear multiple bills of interest to motorcyclists
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1/5/2016
On the morning of January 4, 2016, the Joint Committee on Transportation announced public hearings scheduled on Wednesday January 6, 2016 at 10:00AM in Hearing Room A-2. 41 Bills are scheduled to be heard and once again the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association will have representatives attending these hearings.
MMA To Testify On Motorcycle License Plates Bills
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12/2/2015
Representatives from the MMA will be on hand Thursday, December 3, 2015 to testify before the Joint Committee on Transportation in favor of 7 bills concerning motorcycle license plates for Veterans and Firefighters.
MMA Update: MA Joint Committee on Transportation - MMA positions on several Bills heard
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11/12/2015
On Monday, November 9, 2015, a small contingent of your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association visited the State House to participate in a hearing held by the Joint Committee on Transportation. This hearing was called on a large number of bills, including 14 of specific interest to Motorcyclists.
MMA Update: MRF Lobbyist setting out on new adventures
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11/2/2015
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association announces with regret that the lobbyist for the Motorcycle Riders Foundation, Jeff Hennie, announced his departure from the MRF after more than 11 years to pursue new adventures.
Your MMA and Sin City Cycles invite you to the Breast Cancer Awareness Ball!
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10/31/2015
Held at St. Michael's Hall, 25 Elmwood Ave, Lynn, your $20 donation at the door helps local women with their medical costs, transportation to and from the hospital and doctors, meals and other expenses, related to Breast Cancer treatment and recovery.
MMA/MRF Update: Transportation Committee Passes Long Term Highway Legislation
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10/27/2015
Your MMA is pleased to share an release by the MRF announcing the passage by the US House of Representatives Transportation Committee of a bill authorizing funds for highways, transit, and highway safety programs!
MMA CALL-TO-ACTION: Right-of-Way Violations Bill
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10/22/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is calling for motorcyclists to contact the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Transportation and request that the MMA’s Right-of-Way (RoW) Violations Bill (House Bill Number 3056), be released with a “Favorable, Ought-to-Pass” recommendation.
MMA Update: Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Benefit
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10/21/2015
Your MMA puts significant effort into driving Safety, Awareness, & Education. Although we would prefer to be proactive, we also strive to protect against the undesired, through benefits such as accident attorney services and AD&D Insurance.
MMA CTA - MRF Action Needed: GHSA Push for Helmet Laws
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10/19/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association has been reporting to its membership for the past several years on how your tax dollars have been passed from government agency to government agency to further the National Highway Transportation Safety Authority (NHTSA) agenda for mandatory helmet use laws.
MMA Annual Meeting - Election Results and By-Laws Changes
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10/8/2015
On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association held it’s annual meeting. The annual meeting is also the annual elections for your MMA Board-of-Directors, and the Board voted to accept changes to the By-Laws to allow for smoother continuous operation of the organization.
MMA Update: Massachusetts Motorcycle Association Voluntary Motorcycle Sound Check in Yarmouth
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9/20/2015
On Saturday, September 19, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association conducted a voluntary motorcycle sound emissions clinic at the Yarmouth Police Department Headquarters.
MMA Safety Alert: Kawasaki recalls Vulcan models due to ignition failures
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9/16/2015
Kawasaki has filed a recall notice with the NHTSA for 11,836 motorcycles because of ignition wires chafing on the fuel tank, potentially resulting in a short-circuit and possible engine stall.
MMA 2015 Elections and Annual Meeting
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9/15/2015
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association would like to invite all members in good standing to the MMA's Monthly Board-of-Directors Meeting to be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to elect MMA members to board positions that are either vacant or the incumbent’s term is expiring.
MMA To Conduct Voluntary Sound Clinic On The South Shore
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9/9/2015
Saturday, September 19, 2015, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association will be conducting a voluntary motorcycle sound clinic in conjunction with the Towns of Yarmouth, Barnstable, Dennis, Harwich, and the Cape Cod Regional Motorcycle Team.
MMA To Conduct Voluntary Sound Testing On The North Shore
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8/12/2015
This Saturday, August 15, 2015, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association will be conducting a voluntary sound test clinic in conjunction with the Towns of Salisbury, Amesbury, and the City of Newburyport, MA.
MMA Awards 2015 Harley-Davidson Bike Raffle Grand Prize
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8/11/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association was pleased to present the grand prize for the MMA's 2015 Bike Raffle to Robert Hazelton from Marstons Mills, Massachusetts this past weekend.
MMA CTA: Right-of-Way Violations Bill Public Hearings July 23 at 10AM
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7/22/2015
Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association reminds motorcyclists that tomorrow's public hearings for House Bill Number 3056 is being held at the State House in Hearing Room A-2. We need your support and encourage everyone to help get H.3056 PASSED!
MMA SAFETY ALERT: Harley Recalls all Project Rushmore Saddlebags
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7/16/2015
The MMA would like to alert all riders who own model year 2014 and 2015 Project Rushmore Touring motorcycles that the Harley-Davidson Motor Company issued a recall stating that the saddlebag mounting receptacle may not adequately secure the saddlebag to the motorcycle during use.
MMA Call To Action: Joint Committee on Transportation - Public Hearings July 23, 2015
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7/15/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to report that the Joint Committee on Transportation has scheduled Public Hearings on Thursday July 23 at 10AM in the State House Hearing Room A-2
Please join your MMA in mourning the passing of "Griz"
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6/14/2015
Griz (Eugene Stevens Griswold) was one of those rare people who when you mentioned the name, everyone knew immediate of whom you were speaking, and knew him fondly. Griz left our plane of existence suddenly this past Thursday, June 11, 2015, no doubt to ride with those who’ve gone before him, and he will be sorely missed.
MMA Update: Massachusetts Public Service Announcements airing concerning Drinking & Riding
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6/12/2015
The Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & Security has begun airing a series of “Ride Sober” Public Service Announcements which are part of a number of public safety initiatives that will occur throughout the summer months.
MMA Update: Vasco Nunez elected District 2 Representative
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6/11/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to welcome Vasco Nunez as District 2’s Interim Representative to the MMA Board-of-Directors.
MMA Update: 14th Annual "Storm the State House"
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6/10/2015
The 14th Annual Massachusetts Motorcycle Association "Storm the State House" is now in the history books.
Getting close! The MMA's 2015 Harley-Davidson Bike Raffle and Celebration!
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6/9/2015
HAVE YOU BOUGHT YOUR 2015 HARLEY-DAVIDSON BIKE RAFFLE TICKETS YET? The 2015 Harley-Davidson Street Glide in Charcoal Pearl with Cruise Control (for a listing of all options on the bike see the flyer below) is looking for its new owner; on July 18th, 2015, one lucky winning ticket will be drawn!
Reminder: the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association's 14th Annual "Storm the State House"
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5/8/2015
On Thursday, May 21, motorcyclists in Massachusetts are planning to ride to the State House in Boston for the MMA’s 14th annual “Storm the State House” Legislative Lobbying Day.
MMA Update: Anti-Motorcycle Ban DEFEATED in Yarmouth!
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5/2/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to announce that the Yarmouth citizen-petitioned Motorcycle Rides Ban Special Articles have been defeated at today’s Yarmouth Town Meeting.
MMA Safety Alert: Harley-Davidson recalls 2014/2015 touring models due to clutch master cylinder
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4/29/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association would like to alert all riders who own 2014 and 2015 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide, Street Glide, Ultra Limited, Road Glide and Road King motorcycles that Harley-Davidson has issued a recall due to clutch master cylinder failures.
A Storm is coming - the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association's 14th Annual Storm the State House
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4/28/2015
On Thursday, May 21, motorcyclists in Massachusetts are planning to ride to the State House in Boston for the 14th consecutive Massachusetts Motorcycle Association “Storm the State House”... This annual event is FREE and parking is provided by Massachusetts Motorcycle Association.
Yarmouth Motorcycle Ban News - The MMA Responds
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4/15/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association has been following with interest the media coverage of the petitioned articles in the town of Yarmouth concerning Motorcycle Rides. A CapeCod.com article only confirms our position that this egregious action is the workings of an individual who is of an anti-motorcycle bent, and is based on his perception of motorcycles as the single aggressors of noise generation.
MMA UPDATE-Proposed Yarmouth Motorcycle Rides Ban
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4/7/2015
The Yarmouth Board-of-Selectmen met on March, 31, 2015 to hear arguments concerning the petitioned Motorcycle Warrant Articles. The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to report that after hearing both sides, the Yarmouth Board-of-Selectmen voted unanimously to oppose both the “Motorcycle Rides Ban” and the mandatory reporting of Motorcycle Noise Citations by the Yarmouth Police Department. However, this is NOT the end of the road for these actions.
MMA Safety Alert - New Headlight Law Goes Into Effect April 7th!
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3/31/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association would like to remind all riders, their family, and friends, that the new Massachusetts law which requires headlight use when your windshield wipers are operating goes into effect on April 7, 2015
MMA Announces 2015 Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period!
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3/26/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to announce that Governor Baker has issued a proclamation declaring the 2015 Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period which will run from March 24th through April 30th. This year’s month-long observance celebrates the 14th successive year marking Motorcycle Awareness in the Commonwealth.
Meeting concerning Proposed MOTORCYCLE RIDES BAN By-Law in the Town of Yarmouth
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3/21/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to report that the public meeting held Tuesday, March 17 at the West Barnstable Community Center was a resounding success!
MMA Update: Proposed By-Laws would BAN MOTORCYCLE RIDES within the Town of Yarmouth
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2/27/2015
The MMA reminds riders that the upcoming meeting March 17 at 7pm to discuss the Town of Yarmouth’s Citizen Petitions. At issue are citizen complaints of motorcycle sound emissions (noise) in the Town of Yarmouth,
Proposed By-Laws would BAN MOTORCYCLE RIDES within the Town of Yarmouth
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2/12/2015
Concerned Citizens in the town of Yarmouth, MA have raised 2 Petitions affecting your right to ride your motorcycle within the town of Yarmouth. The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) has scheduled an informative meeting in Barnstable County for motorcyclists to learn more details regarding these petitions, and we specifically seek riders willing to attend both the MMA information meeting and the Town Meeting.
MMA Safety Alert: Polaris recalls certain 2013-2015 Victory motorcycles for fuel pump problems
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1/11/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association would like to alert all riders who own Victory motorcycles, that Polaris Industries has issued a recall to correct an issue with the fuel pumps.
MMA Safety Alert: Harley-Davidson recalls 2012 Cruisers for Brake Bolt Corrosion
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1/8/2015
The MMA would like to alert all riders who own 2012 Harley Davidson models beginning with FL and FX prefixes that the motor company has issued a recall to correct an issue causing corrosion of the brake line banjo bolt in the front brake master cylinder.
Join the MMA and see the 2015 Raffle Bike at upcoming Shows!
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1/7/2015
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) would like to invite all riders to an upcoming event to see the 2015 MMA Harley-Davidson Raffle Bike and meet your fellow members and officers of the MMA!
Congratulations to our MMA 2014 Achievement Awards Winners!
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1/5/2015
On December 13, 2014, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association held its annual Holiday Party and Awards Banquet.
Happy Holiday Shopping from your MMA!
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11/5/2014
The MMA Announces some options to help you accomplish your holiday shopping while helping support your MMA!
MMA Announces 2014 Board-of-Directors Election Results & Upcoming District Elections
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10/2/2014
On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) held its annual meeting and elections. Reelected were the MMA’s Chairman, Legislative Director, District 1 Manager, and MRF State Representative.
Massachusetts Motorcycle Association Voluntary Sound Emissions Check in Lynnfield September 13th
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9/10/2014
Part of the MMA’s “When in Town, Throttle Down©” campaign, the MMA will bring their Voluntary Educational Program to the Lynnfield Middle School, 505 Main Street, from 9:30 until noon on Saturday, September 13, 2014.
MMA 2014 Elections, Annual Meeting, and Legislative Planning Meeting
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9/9/2014
The MMA would like to invite all members in good standing to their Monthly Board-of-Directors Meeting, Wednesday, October 1, 2014. This Annual Meeting is also to elect MMA members to board positions. Also, The MMA Biennial Legislative Agenda Planning Session will be held Saturday October 25th at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites in Marlboro, MA to discuss the MMA’s planned activities for the 2015-2016 Massachusetts General Court; this is an opportunity for ALL MOTORCYCLISTS to have your voice heard and participate in the planning process!
MMA URGENT CTA: Urge your Representatives and the House Ways & Means Committee to vote NO on H.3584!
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7/16/2014
The House Ways and Means Committee is currently hearing bill H.3584 which would mandate training prior to obtaining a Motorcycle Permit and prevent a junior operator from obtaining a Motorcycle endorsement for up to a year after a Driver’s License.
MMA Safety Update – Harley-Davidson 2014 Trike Recall
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7/14/2014
Harley-Davidson is recalling certain 2014 Trike motorcycles manufactured July 24, 2013, through September 2, 2013. Due to an incorrectly machined part, the motorcycle may have an excessive steering angle allowing the inner fairing to contact the rear brake fluid reservoir resulting in a loss of brake fluid compromising brake performance. Additionally, the steering damper may be damaged resulting in a potential loss of control of the motorcycle. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.
MMA Safety Update – Harley-Davidson 2014 Touring Bike Recall
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7/14/2014
Harley-Davidson has issued a recall for its ABS-equipped 2014 Touring models. The recall notice affects 66,421 units. At issue is placement of the bike’s front brake line, which may become pinched between the fuel tank and frame and potentially lock-up the front wheel.
MMA Safety Update - HD Issues Recall on 2014 Sportster XL Motorcycle Chrome Hand Control Levers
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7/11/2014
Harley Davidson has issued a recall for certain Chrome Hand Control Lever Kits, part number 3670053, intended for use on 2014 Sportster XL motorcycles. The reason is that affected kits may have excess chrome plating on the brake lever which could prevent the front brake master cylinder piston from fully returning. This could cause front brake pressure to not be fully released and may cause the front wheel to lock up, which could lead to a crash.
MMA Safety Update - BMW Issues 2014 R1200RT Motorcycle Recall
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7/11/2014
BMW of North America is recalling 950 2014 R1200RT motorcycles produced between November 27, 2013 and May 5, 2014 for a problem with the Dynamic Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) rear shock absorber. The piston rod within the rear shock absorber can break without warning, causing loss of stability.
MA AGO receives $14.6M in refunds through settlement with Commerce Insurance
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7/8/2014
The MMA is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has reached a settlement with Commerce Insurance Company for approximately $14.6 Million!
MMA Storm the State House 2014 A Huge Success!
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5/22/2014
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) extends its thanks to the riders who turned out in force on Thursday, May 15, 2014 for the MMA’s 13th annual “Storm the State House”.
"Sarge" Memorial Patches & 2014 HD Bike Raffle Tickets
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4/17/2014
The MMA Announces the availability of a memorial patch to commemorate the life and service of our brother, Joe "Sarge" Komola. Also, availability of 2014 Harley-Davidson Bike Raffle Tickets is waning as we approach the drawing.
UN General Assembly Calls For Global Mandatory Helmet Law
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4/16/2014
On 10 April 2014, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution titled, “Improving global road safety” that includes language which seems rather innocuous, but has some rather disturbing implications especially when addressing motorcycles and motorcyclists.
MMA Appoints Governor's Highway Safety Committee Representative
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4/7/2014
At the April meeting of the MMA Board-of-Directors, former MMA Chairman Kevin Griffin was unanimously appointed representative to the Massachusetts Governor’s Highway Safety Committee.
MMA Safety Alert: Suzuki GSX-R Brake System Recall
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4/4/2014
The MMA shared with all riders that the NHTSA has detailed a recall issued by Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. pertaining to 210,228 GSX-R motorcycles produced from 2004 to 2013 citing a brake defect.
Massachusetts Special Elections - Tuesday April 1, 2014
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3/31/2014
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Political Action Committee (MMPAC) would like to reminded riders to vote in the upcoming Special Elections on Tuesday April 1, 2014. Elections to be held for 4th Hampden, 5th Middlesex, 2nd Suffolk, 5th Suffolk, 13th Suffolk, and 16th Suffolk.
The MMA extends its condolences to the Boston FD, family, & friends
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3/27/2014
The MMA extends its thoughts and deepest condolences to the Boston Fire Department, and to the families and friends of Lieutenant Ed Walsh and Firefighter Mike Kennedy.
MMA Announces 2014 Massachusetts Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period
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3/19/2014
The MMA is pleased to announce the 13th consecutive Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period in Massachusetts from Monday, March 24 to Wednesday, April 30, 2014
MMA Unveils "LOOK! For Motorcycles" Awareness Program
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3/18/2014
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to announce it is launching a new Motorcycle Safety Awareness campaign for 2014, “LOOK! For Motorcycles”.
MRF News Release - CDC Task Force Pushes Universal Mandatory Helmet Law
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3/14/2014
The Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) reports that a task force that is funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued its findings statement for motorcycle safety, with the singular solution being universal mandatory helmet laws.
MMA Returns "Check Twice - Save a Life" to Public Domain!
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3/12/2014
The MMA released to its membership today that its Board-of-Directors has unanimously voted to return the slogan, “Check Twice – Save a Life, Motorcycles are Everywhere” to the public domain.
MMA grieves the passing of Joe "Sarge” Komola
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2/26/2014
With deep sadness, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) would like to inform everyone of the passing of Joe “Sarge” Komola. “Sarge” was a fixture in the MMA for many years, was well loved and respected by all, and will be sorely missed.
MMA Update: Nominations Still Open for GHSC Position
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2/20/2014
The MMA previously announced to its membership that an Act to add Motorcycle representation onto the Governors Highway Safety Committee, was signed into law. The MMA is seeking candidates to fill that seat.
MMA Announces new District III Manager
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2/19/2014
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to announce the unanimous election of Lou Papile as the new District III Manager.
MMA Update: Motorcycle Representation on the Massachusetts Governors Highway Safety Committee SIGNED
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1/24/2014
The MMA is pleased to announce that House Bill 3787, an Act to add Motorcycle representation onto the Governors Highway Safety Committee, has now been signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick.
Motorcycle Representation on the Massachusetts Governors Highway Safety Committee Passes Senate
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1/16/2014
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to announce that House Bill 3787 (H.3787), an Act to add Motorcycle representation onto the Governors Highway Safety Committee, has passed the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and has passed the Massachusetts Senate; this bill now sits with Governor Deval Patrick to be signed into law.
MMA Announces 2013 Award Recipients
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1/15/2014
The 2013 Annual Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) Holiday Party & Award Banquet was held in Marlboro, MA; the MMA strongly recognizes the efforts of its members when calls-to-action are issued and for their continuous vigilance, we recognize a few who provided outstanding service to the organization and their fellow riders.
Governor’s Highway Safety Committee Bill (H.3046) Passed by the House!
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11/22/2013
The MMA reported to its membership that following significant outreach by Motorcyclists and Legislators around the Commonwealth, H.3046, adding Motorcyclists to the Governor's Highway Safety Committee, was reported out of Committee with another favorable recommendation and has passed the Massachusetts House of Representatives!
MMA URGENT UPDATE - MRF News Release - CDC Task Force to Recommend Mandatory Helmet Laws
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11/14/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) would like to share an important message with its membership concerning a move by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) calling on all 50 States to enact Mandatory Helmet Laws.
MMA Welcomes Cycle Gear as a Gold Card Sponsor at their Grand Opening in Woburn
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11/13/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) today welcomed Cycle Gear (www.cyclegear.com) as its newest Gold Card Sponsor!
MMA Call to Action – Governor's Highway Safety Committee Bill (H.3046)
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11/13/2013
On October 9, 2013, the MMA alerted riders that House Bill 3046 received a “Favorable, Ought to Pass” recommendation from the Transportation Committee and was sent to the House Floor for a vote. Now, even though H.3046 is on the Formal House Calendar, this Bill resides with Third Reading and needs a push to get moving.
MMA Holiday Gift Discount Program with Wicked Good Cookies!
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11/11/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to announce that it has renewed its program with Wicked Good Cookies offering a benefit to its members in time for the Holiday Shopping Season!
MMA 2013 Elections - New Board Members Seated!
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11/7/2013
On October 2nd, 2013, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) held its Annual Meeting and Elections for State-Wide office. This year's elections were bittersweet in terms of saying goodbye to a long-time Board Member, but welcoming some new blood to the board. The new board members were seated at least night's November Board Meeting.
MMA Safety Alert: Suzuki Recalls More Than 200,000 GSX-Rs
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10/24/2013
The MMA has learned that the NHTSA has issued a recall for Suzuki GSX-R Sport Bikes manufactured since 2004
MMA Safety Alert: Harley-Davidson recalls some 2014 motorcycles
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10/24/2013
On October 16, Harley-Davidson announced a voluntary recall of over 25,000 motorcycles spanning several models of it's 2014 touring and CVO (Custom Vehicle Operations) product lines.
MMA Update: MRF Releases 2014 Legislative Agenda
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10/17/2013
At the MRF Annual Conference, the Meeting of the Minds, Executive and Legislative Directors of State's Motorcycle Rights Organizations from around the country met to discuss the 2014 MRF Legislative Agenda.
MMA Announces 2014 Harley-Davidson Bike Raffle!
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10/15/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association announces the 2014 MMA Harley-Davidson Bike Raffle!
MMA Honored at 2013 MRF "Meeting of the Minds"
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10/9/2013
The Motorcycle Riders Foundation held its annual conference, the "Meeting of the Minds" during the week ending September 28. The MMA's continuing dedication to and vigilance for the Motorcycle Rights Movement was recognized by the MRF at this year's conference.
MMA Action Alert: Motorcycle Representation On The Governor's Highway Safety Committee
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10/8/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) alerts riders that House Bill 3046 (H.3046), An Act adding motorcycle support to the Governors Highway Safety Committee has been released from the Joint Committee on Transportation with a Favorable, Ought to Pass recommendation.
MMA Alert: MRF Announces Letter to the CDC from the United States Congress
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10/2/2013
The Motorcycle Riders Foundation has been working with United States Representative and longtime motorcycle defender Tom Petri of Wisconsin to send a letter to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) asking them to stop focusing on motorcycle safety.
Motorcycle Safety Fund Public Hearings - September 10, 2013
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9/9/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) alerts riders that Senate Bill 1365 (S.1365), An Act to establish a Motorcycle Safety Fund, is scheduled for Public Hearings on Tuesday September 10, 2013 at 10:30AM in Room B-2 at the State House in Boston, MA.
MMA Announces New Discounted Motorcycle Roadside Assistance Program
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9/5/2013
Out of gas? Flat tire? in need of a tow? 24-Hour Roadside Assistance for Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) members is always just a toll-free call away!
Congratulations to the 2013 MMA Harley-Davidson Bike Raffle Winner!
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7/27/2013
On July 20, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) held its annual Harley-Davidson Bike Raffle Drawing Party at the Upper Deck in Salisbury Beach.
MMA Call To Action: Joint Committee on Transportation Public Hearings
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6/10/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to report that the Joint Committee on Transportation has scheduled Public Hearings for Wednesday June 26 at 10AM in the State House Hearing Room B-1.
MMA Facts vs Fiction: HLDI Claim that Michigan Helmet-Choice Law increases insurance losses
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6/6/2013
In April of 2013, the HLDI released a bulletin intimating that the decision by Michigan Legislators to allow Helmet Choice in April, 2012 caused a significant increase in Medical Insurance Losses. The MMA disagrees with the assertion, based on facts cited in the bulletin itself.
MMA Reports that a "Storm" descended on Boston…
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5/30/2013
On a sunny Thursday in May, over 150 Motorcyclists led by the Board and Officers of the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) descended on the Massachusetts State House in Boston as part of the MMA's 12th Annual "Storm the State House".
MMA & Haymond Law Firm Announce Renewed Member Legal Services Program
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5/28/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) and the Haymond Law Firm met recently to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the partnership between the motorcycle rights association in Massachusetts and New England's premier motorcycle attorneys. At this meeting, both parties agreed to renew this important benefit for MMA Members.
MMA - Voluntary Motorcycle Sound Emissions Check
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5/23/2013
On Saturday May 18, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) conducted Voluntary Motorcycle Sound Emissions Checks at the Yarmouth Police Department headquarters.
MMA Update - "Storm the State House" Shirts NOW AVAILABLE!
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5/2/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association's annual "Storm the State House" is quickly approaching! May 16th is only 2 weeks away and Commemorative "Storm" T-Shirts are in and available for pre-order!
The MMA extends our thoughts and prayers to all impacted
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4/16/2013
The Board, Officers, and Members of theMassachusetts Motorcycle Association extend our thoughts and prayers to all those impacted by the horrific events of April 15, 2013.
MMA Update - General Counsel Status Change
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4/12/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) announced today that it has discontinued its relationship with its General Counsel, Paul A. Lancia effective immediately.
MMA ANNOUNCES MOTORCYCLE SOUND WARRANT DEFEATED IN YARMOUTH
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4/2/2013
The MMA announced to its members today that the ill-advised Anti-Motorcycle Sound Warrant in the Town of Yarmouth was defeated last night at the Yarmouth Town Meeting.
MMA Announces 2013 Massachusetts Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period
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3/23/2013
The MMA is pleased to announce the 12th consecutive Motorcycle Safety Awareness Period in Massachusetts!
MMA CTA: Yarmouth Residents needed to speak Against proposed MC Sound Warrant
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3/22/2013
In February, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) learned of a proposal to be raised at the Yarmouth Selectmen Meeting to hear a proposed bylaw concerning Motorcycle Sound Levels. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0 against the bylaw, however the article is on the Town Warrant to be heard at the Town Meeting on April 1, 2013.
MMA to host MRF 2013 "Beast of the East"!
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2/11/2013
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is honored to host the 2013 Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) "Beast of the East" conference. This annual event is one of 2 regional conferences held annually to address the national issues facing motorcyclists. This year, the "Beast" is being held at the Radisson Chelmsford from April 19-21…
MMA INFO ALERT — NMA Speed Trap Spotlight on Massachusetts
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1/25/2013
The National Motorists Association (NMA) published a Blog post yesterday concerning speed traps from around the country and focused specifically on Massachusetts as the number one source of Speeding Ticket complaints from its members. The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) would like to share that information with its members as a caution and as a reminder to remain safe on the roadways.
MMA Alert – Met P&C Will Reimburse Drivers Over Alleged Auto Insurance Overcharges
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1/16/2013
The MMA has been informed by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office that they have reached a settlement with Metropolitan Property & Casualty Insurance Company with regard to allegations that it failed to refund surcharge premiums to insurance policyholders after those surcharges were eliminated by the Commonwealth’s Board of Appeal.
MMA Safety & Education Alert: Vega Helmet Corp recalling XTS Motorcycle Helmets
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12/30/2012
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) would like all riders to be aware that Vega Helmet Corp. has announced that it is recalling more than 30,000 model XTS Helmets after testing found that some did not meet crash protection safety standards. Vega specifically identified XTS half-helmets in sizes Large, Extra Large, and XX Large produced between May 2011 and October 2012.
MMA Announces MA AGO Settlements with 2 Additional Insurance Carriers!
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12/4/2012
The MMA is pleased to announce that the MA AGO today announced that an additional $2.8 Million in insurance refunds are expected to Massachusetts Riders bringing the total agreements to 17 insurance companies and nearly $43 million in refunds!
The MMA Appreciates Your Support concerning MA Ballot Question #1!
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11/7/2012
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) would like to thank all voters who affirmed their support for motorcycles by voting “YES” on Massachusetts Ballot Question #1, your Right-to-Repair. With an overwhelming majority of nearly 85%, the largest majority in Massachusetts history, the public has spoken. But it’s now up to the Legislature to reconcile this mandate with the “compromise” law recently passed.
MMA reminds you to VOTE tomorrow! Please vote "YES" on MA Ballot Question #1!
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11/5/2012
Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day. The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) would like to remind its members and all concerned registered voters to GET OUT AND VOTE! Especially important this year is voting “YES” on Massachusetts Ballot Question #1 to ensure your “Right to Repair”!
An Open Letter to the Media concerning Massachusetts Right-to-Repair
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10/30/2012
Last Thursday, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) wrote to the Salem News responding to an opinion they published to vote "NO" to Massachusetts Ballot Question #1, protecting your Right-to-Repair asking that they reconsider their position.
MMA Receives Awards and Appointments to the MRF Board
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10/24/2012
The MMA is pleased to announce that 2 of its members have been appointed to the Board of the MRF, and that the organization and one member received awards during the MRF’s recent annual legislative conference.
MMA URGES YOU TO VOTE “YES” TO MA BALLOT QUESTION #1!
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10/16/2012
On August 7th, Governor Patrick had signed Right-to-Repair into Massachusetts Law. The enacted law sadly excludes Motorcycles. The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) does not support this compromise bill and apparently neither do many; with urgency, the MMA asks all voters in Massachusetts to vote “YES” on Ballot Question #1 which would restore the original intention of the Bill, and also contact your state legislators informing them of your support.
Right to Repair passed, but does NOT include Motorcycles
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8/11/2012
On August 7th, the Right to Repair Coalition reported that Governor Patrick had signed House Bill 4362, commonly referred to as “Right to Repair”, into law. Touting this as a major victory, the enacted law sadly excludes Motorcycles.
Congratulations to the 2012 MMA Raffle Bike Winner!
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7/22/2012
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to congratulate Joe Lennon from Chicopee, MA, as the winner of the MMA’s 2012 Harley Davidson Street Glide!
The MMA Wishes you a Very Happy Independence Day - Thoughts on Freedom and Helmets...
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7/2/2012
As we celebrate the US Independence Day, we really should give pause as to the true meaning of the day. The MMA would like to wish everyone a very Happy Independence Day and leverage the opportunity to reflect on the true meaning of freedom.
The MMA Challenges, "Can the Massachusetts Legislature be held liable for Right-of-Way Violations?"
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6/28/2012
Yesterday, the MMA sent an opinion piece asking the question, “Can the Massachusetts Legislature be held Liable for Right-of-Way Violations?” Sadly, since this piece has gone out, there have been more Right-of-Way violations.
MMA Announces Member Legal Services Program with Haymond Law Firm
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5/21/2012
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) and the Haymond Law Firm are proud to announce a partnership between the motorcycle rights association in Massachusetts and New England's premier motorcycle attorneys . On behalf of the Haymond Law Firm, John Haymond, a Gold Card member of the MMA has agreed to significantly lower his fees to 25% and simplify his fee structure for all active MMA members and their immediate families.
"31!" - MMA Announces Michigan Helmet Law Modification Signed by Governor
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4/19/2012
The MMA is pleased to share with its members that the state of Michigan is now the 31st State to offer freedom of choice for Helmet use on Motorcycles.
MMA Establishes a Method to Identify Biker Friendly Establishments
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4/4/2012
In response to numerous concerns raised by motorcyclists regarding the fact that more and more establishments across this state are either posting signs or have stated a no colors policy the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) has established a method to identify both biker friendly and biker unfriendly establishments.
Transportation Committee poised to issue Bill recommendations
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2/22/2012
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) expects the Joint Committee on Transportation to publically make important announcements within the next 4 weeks.
Matthew Denice Family supports MMA RoW Bill & Driver Indicted on Murder 2 Charges!
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10/24/2011
An alleged drunken driver police say hit a motorcyclist and dragged him beneath his truck for a quarter-mile has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge. In a related note, the Family of the Victim formally communicated support for the MMA's Right-of-Way Legislation.
ADDITIONAL $5.6 MILLION IN INSURANCE REFUNDS FOR MASSACHUSETTS MOTORCYCLE OWNERS
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10/3/2011
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office today announced that an additional $5.6 Million in insurance refunds are expected to Massachusetts Riders. This brings the total agreements to 15 insurance companies and nearly $40 million in refunds to Massachusetts’ Motorcycle Owners.
MMA Information Update - MRF Reports on NTSB "Top Ten Most Wanted" List
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6/24/2011
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) agrees with the position taken and fully supports the activities of the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) in working with the NTSB towards “education not legislation”.
MMA Update: More Insurance Companies to issue checks due Massachusetts Motorcyclists
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10/12/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to announce once again that more money is to be returned to the motorcyclists of Massachusetts.
MMA Update: Additional Insurance Checks Soon to be "In The Mail!"
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10/5/2010
The MMA is pleased to announce that Plymouth Rock, Metropolitan Property & Casualty, and Pilgrim Insurance will begin mailing refund checks to Motorcyclists during the month of October.
MMA Information Update: AGO Releases Refund Lookup Website
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9/28/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has released a website which will allow motorcycle owners to query whether they are due a refund from their Insurance Carrier.
MMA Safety Update - Massachusetts "Texting Law"
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9/28/2010
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MMA Information Update – Safety Insurance Begins Refund Process
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9/1/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) announced to its membership today that Safety Insurance Company (Safety) has begun the process of mailing letters to those due motorcycle insurance refunds.
MMA Legislative Update-Motorcycle Junior Operator Training Bill Signed
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8/10/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) announces that Senate Bill 2344, dubbed Ryan’s Bill, an “Act relative to assuring that motorcyclists between the ages of 16 and 18 are provided with adequate education relative to the proper safety and operation of a motorcycle.” has been signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick.
MMA Update -- Liberty Completes MC Insurance Refunds...
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3/30/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to report to its membership that Liberty Mutual Insurance has completed issuance of all refund checks due to Motorcyclists under the terms of the settlement reached with the MA Attorney General’s Office. The last of the checks was mailed on Friday, March 26th.
MMA Legislative Update – Ryan’s Bill passes MA Senate unanimously!
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3/29/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to announce that Legislation designed to help prevent motorcycle deaths among junior operators has unanimously passed the Massachusetts Senate with a 35-0 vote and is headed to the House of Representatives.
MMA Successful in Providing Motorcycle Parking in Boston
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8/5/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, July 29th a “ribbon-cutting” ceremony was held on Boylston Street in Boston celebrating the creation of the first ever on-street parking spaces specifically for motorcycles and scooters in the City of Boston.
Boston Riders' Lawsuit Dismissed regarding EPA stamp
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3/26/2010
As reported by the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association to its membership last July, a small group of independent motorcycle advocates joined together to file suit against the city of Boston with regard to the Boston EPA Ordinance Unfortunately, the group learned this week that their longstanding suit has been dismissed.
MMA Update – Lynnfield asked to Cease Harassment of Motorcyclists
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7/20/2010
As reported by the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) to its membership in April, the Town of Lynnfield voted down an annual Warrant concerning Motorcycle Sound Emissions based largely on the vigilance of its members in attendance. Unfortunately, the Lynnfield Police Department has been stopping and writing citations for Motorcycles verbally stating language used in the Warrant.
MMA Update: AGO reaches agreement with 4 additional insurance carriers for MA Motorcyclists
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3/2/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to inform its membership and all motorcycle owners today that the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has reached agreement with 4 additional insurance carriers bringing the total benefit returned to Massachusetts Motorcyclists to $20 million.
MMA Update – All Citations Dismissed in Sterling anti-Motorcycle Checkpoints!
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3/2/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association, working in conjunction with MMA Gold Card Member, Attorney Paul Lancia, and several Motorcyclists who’ve chosen to fight for their rights and yours following citations issued in the town of Sterling last summer, went to court and won a number of cases pertaining to those citations. Yesterday, the remainder of the cases were scheduled to be heard, and ALL cases have now been found “not responsible”.
MMA Announces “When in Town, Throttle Down!”
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7/15/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) has been hard at work fighting Noise Ordinances in various cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth and is actively engaged in a campaign to help stem the tide. Our mantra is, “Education, not Legislation”, with an emphasis on sharing what we can do to help people on both sides of the issue become more aware, understanding, as well as respectful of their opinion and rights.
MMA Members win fight for their rights and yours in Sterling
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2/22/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) reported to its membership that “Motorcycle Only” checkpoints were initiated in the small Town of Sterling, MA last July 15th stopping any and all Motorcycles without probable cause for “safety checks”. Resulting in numerous citations issued for a range of violations, 4 more riders went before a MA District Court Judge and were found “Not Responsible” for all 6 charges.
AGO Rejects Falmouth Town Warrant regarding Motorcycle Sound Enforcement
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7/14/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association is pleased to announce to its membership that the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has denied the recent Town of Falmouth Noise Ordinance concerning increasing penalties pertaining to sound emissions from Motorcycles.
MMA Information Update -- Quincy Mutual Issues Refund Checks
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7/1/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) announced to its membership today that Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance Company (“Quincy”) has joined Liberty Mutual as the first carriers to have completed the process of issuing refund checks to its current and past customers under a settlement reached with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.
MMA Information Alert - Attorney General's Insurance Settlement: Do you qualify?
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2/4/2010
On Monday, February 1st, Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) Board Members met with representatives of the Massachusetts Attorney Generals’ Office (AGO) Insurance & Financial Services Division to discuss their recent settlement announcement regarding overcharging of Motorcycle Insurance Policy holders.
MMA Boston Parking Announcement
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5/10/2010
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA) is pleased to announce that major progress has been made in solving the many parking problems that riders face when riding in Boston.
MMA ALERT - Reports of possible Police Harassment regarding Motorcycle Sound Emissions
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5/15/2009
A few motorcyclists, some members of the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (MMA), have reported incidents of being stopped in the Northeastern part of the Commonwealth by a Massachusetts State Police Officer, most often seen in a semi-marked patrol SUV. The officer is reported to be citing a violation of “title 41” with regard to a lack of an OEM stamp on Exhaust Systems and other infractions such as Motorcycle License Plate Mounting and Helmet Markings. Thus far, no motorcyclists have been cited for an infraction which is why we are concerned that this is a case of possible rogue behavior aimed towards harassing motorcyclists in the Commonwealth.
MMA Legislative Update -- MMA Helps defeat Hingham Motorcycle Sound Warrant
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5/5/2009
The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association (http://www.massmotorcycle.org) is pleased to announce the defeat of a Warrant in the Town of Hingham aimed at overriding Massachusetts General Law concerning Motorcycle Sound Emissions.
MMA Response to Motorcycle Noise Irks Hingham Resident
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The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association responds to a news article regarding a citizen of the town of Hingham and his individual challenge of Motorcycles in your town entitled, “Motorcycle noise irks Hingham resident”.
MMA Information Alert: Reminder concerning “Move Over” Law…
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As riding season now quickly approaches, the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association would like to remind its membership that a new law was signed into effect in December concerning slowing down and/or changing lanes when approaching emergency and roadwork vehicles on Massachusetts Roadways. This new law formally takes effect this coming Sunday, March 22, 2009.
MMA ELEVATES MEMBERSHIP POSITION TO BOARD SEAT AND ELECTS MEMBERSHIP MANAGER
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3/6/2009
Under the direction of the newly aligned Massachusetts Motorcycle Associate Board of Directors, the MMA has been putting a revitalized focus on serving the needs of its membership. As such, the position of Membership Manager was unanimously elevated to a Board Position, and Cheryl Frodermann (incumbent) was unanimously elected to the seat.