Motorcycling Queensland wishes to remind riders that as of 1st January, 2017, tear-offs will be banned in selected off-road disciplines (MX, SX, Classic MX, Enduro, ATV & Minikhana).
Please see the rule bulletin from Motorcycling Australia below:
Information Bulletin #1620
November 25, 2016
MX / SX
Rule Pertains to:
Current Rule in the 2017 Manual of Motorcycle Sport:
Appendix A: GOGGLES AND VISORS
7.2 Off-Road Disciplines
18.104.22.168 Tear-offs are banned for all Off-Road related disciplines,
Motorcycling Australia would like to remind all MA Off Road Racing disciplines that goggle and/or Visor tear-offs will be banned from competition as outlined in Appendix A, rule 7.2 of the 2017 MoMS. Roll-off systems are allowed. All MA affiliated clubs, promoters and participants should take note of the above to ensure riders adhere to this rule.
Rule change effective from:
1st January 2017
For a copy of the 2017 MoMS click here