Owners of older bikes upset over NEA rule

Collectors, enthusiasts say their bikes are ridden only occasionally

Motorcycle owners, especially collectors, are fuming over a move to take older and more pollutive motorcycles off the road in 10 years.

Under the rule, announced by the National Environment Agency (NEA) last Friday, motorcycles registered before July 1, 2003, will no longer be allowed from July 1, 2028, and must be exported or scrapped.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 13, 2018, with the headline 'Owners of older bikes upset over NEA rule'. Print Edition | Subscribe