AMA Petition Against E15 Entering Final Stretch

Jul 18, 2015 View Comments by

The 10,000 Signature Goal is in Sight – As most motorcyclists are well aware, ethanol is a corn or sugar based fuel additive that is now ubiquitous across the country in the form of E10 (90-percent gasoline, 10-percent ethanol). Ethanol can be harmful to motorcycles and other vehicles due to its adverse affects on the […]

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MotoMojo: Ethanol in Gasoline

Oct 22, 2014 View Comments by

Most motorcyclists are affected by the ethanol mixed in their gasoline, whether they know it or not. Ethanol is a type of alcohol produced by fermentation of various food stocks and subsequent distillation. About 95 percent of U.S. ethanol comes from corn. Gasoline has evolved into reformulated blends over the years due to numerous laws. […]

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President Signs Farm Bill Ending E15 Subsidy

Mar 01, 2014 View Comments by

Earlier this month President Obama signed the Agricultural Act of 2014 into law. This will effectively limit E15 in the nation’s fuel supply at least until 2018. The legislation includes a ban on using funds from the Rural Energy for America Program for installation of ethanol blender pumps in gas stations across the country. Secretary […]

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E-15 Adoption May Be Delayed

Nov 21, 2013 View Comments by

In what’s sure to be welcome news for most motorcyclists, the large-scale introduction of E15, a blend of 15-percent ethanol to 85-percent gasoline, could be delayed, at least for a while. According to the AMA, the EPA may reduce the required quantity of ethanol sold in the U.S. in 2014. The effect of this reduction […]

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Ethanol Free Recreational Gas

May 21, 2013 View Comments by

Last weekend was fairly typical; play one day and work the other. The work being the kind that doesn’t pay anything, of course. For some reason, I wasn’t satisfied purchasing a house with a normal yard. I wanted, and got, an “estate” (at least in terms of the yard), though I lack the funds necessary […]

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