Articles Posted in the " SAE " Category

  • AMA: Maine Motorcycle Sound Test News

    AMA: Maine Motorcycle Sound Test News

    Motorcycle Exhaust Decibel Testing

    Maine has adopted a simple yet reliable testing procedure that allows motorcyclists to prove their bikes don’t violate Maine’s motor vehicle sound law, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.


  • AMA model on-highway motorcycle sound legislation

    AMA model on-highway motorcycle sound legislation

    The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has developed model legislation for use by cities seeking a simple, consistent and economical way to deal with sound complaints related to on-highway motorcycles within the larger context of excessive sound from all sources.

    The model legislation offers an objective method for municipal jurisdictions to evaluate motorcycle sound through science-based measurement.


  • SAE sound test provides new exhaust standards

    SAE sound test provides new exhaust standards

    On-highway riders and their bikes don’t have to be victims of questionable sound-level checks anymore, thanks to a new procedure developed by the Motorcycle Industry Council in partnership with SAE International, and adopted by the global association, known for establishing a wide range of motor vehicle standards.


  • SAE issues new on-highway motorcycle sound test

    SAE issues new on-highway motorcycle sound test

    The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International has produced a simple, consistent and economical sound test standard that can be used to determine whether a streetbike (on-highway motorcycle) exhaust system emits excessive sound, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.

    The J2825 "Measurement of Exhaust Sound Pressure Levels of Stationary On-Highway Motorcycles," issued by the SAE in May, establishes instrumentation, test site, test conditions, procedures, measurements and sound level limits.


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