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View Poll Results: How often do you have to get your motorcycle inspected?
Never 225 44.03%
Only when I bought it 28 5.48%
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Every other year 25 4.89%
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Where I live there any no inspections of any kind for any type of vehicles.

No emissions, no equipment checks, no safety checks, nothing.....

Each year they send you the registration information. All you do is provide proof of Liability Insurance, write them a check for the amount due, and send it in. A week or so later they send you a new 'sticker' for your tag that is good for the next 12 months.

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Mine was a safety.. just checked lights horn and signals ... not sure how old the bike has to be for emissions
curious about that myself,i have a 2001 sportster with drag pipes ,had it inspected 1 time in 5 years:
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No inspections of any kind here in Florida.
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Only inspections here are if you bring a vehicle in from out of state. So the bikes never been inspected. which is good, because it would fail miserably.
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Here in Texas, Motorcycle Items of Inspection are


05.07 Inspect Every Motorcycle and Motor-Driven Cycle For: (listed in suggested order of inspection)

* Check for evidence of Financial Responsibility

1. Horn
2. Mirror
3. Steering
4. Brakes (system)
5. Tires
6. Wheel Assembly
7. Exhaust System
8. Tail Lamp (1)
9. Stop Lamp (1)
10. License Plate Lamp
11. Rear Red Reflector (1)
12. Head Lamp (1)
13. Motor, Serial, or Vehicle Identification Number

Definitions:

Motorcycle: Every motor vehicle having a saddle for the use of the rider and designed to propel itself with not more than three wheels in contact with the ground but excluding a tractor.

Motor-Driven Cycle: Every motorcycle with a motor which has an engine piston displacement of not more than 125cc.

Source: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/vi/insp.../item_insp.asp

You must show proof of insurance on your MC.
Emission testing is done in the certain counties...visit http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/vi/inspection/item_insp.asp for more information.

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Here in Simpson County Kentucky I only have to ride the bike and register it once a year, no inspection. The same was true of Southern California when I left there 6 months ago.
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Illinois has no inspection of any kind for motorcycles. Having said that, they do have laws and local police can enforce them. Light, mirrors, horn and such. City of Chicago has been passed a noise ordinance but enforcement is not clear.

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No inspections in my state but Im not going to say where that is. Some DMV employee might see the post and start agitating to have them here!
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No inspections in my state but Im not going to say where that is. Some DMV employee might see the post and start agitating to have them here!
Good thing we don't have bio's.
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