Race participants are solely responsible for the condition of their motorcycles and personal riding equipment. OCMC and their personnel do not assume any liability by performing a pre-race inspection of the motorcycle or ATV. Inspection is a general safety inspection only, to promote the safety of the riders, spectators and officials.
Equipment used in OCMC competition must meet the following standards, except as otherwise stated. When permitted or required equipment to be installed, replaced, altered or fabricated, it is the sole responsibility of the rider to select components, materials and/or fabricate the same so the motorcycle will perform safely.
Every motorcycle must have two fully operational brakes at the start of every moto.
Handlebars and controls are not to be cracked or broken. Handlebar mounts may be altered. Control levers are to have ball ends at least one-half in diameter. Rider may use any stock or aftermarket handlebars or adapters approved for the bike they are being installed on and must be approved for competition.
Rear fenders are to extend at least to a vertical line drawn through the rear axle.
Three number plates are required, and are to be mounted securely. All numbers plates must be clearly visible with minimum dimensions that are 9 in. high and 11 in. wide or OEM spec’s with all four corners rounded to allow block style numbers. Number plates must be visible in contrasting colors. Acceptable combinations are as follows: black on yellow, black on white, red on white, white on blue. Any other colour combination or number sizing will not be scored and will not pass inspection.
All motorcycles must meet sound limits of 96 dB/A measured on the “A” scale at 0.5 meters (20 inches). The maximum allowable exhaust system must be attached securely together and to the frame. If the exhaust system dislodges from the motorcycle, the rider will be immediately black flagged and disqualified from the moto. The discharge end of an exhaust system may not extend past the rear edge of the rear tire, nor point so that it creates dust or interferes with the vision of another rider.
All machines may be scrutinized by the Referee / Delegate, at the discretion of the referee. If inspections are required at an event, it will be posted at sign in and no machine shall be ridden until it has been checked.
All bikes must be pushed to the inspection area. No bikes shall be started until after riders meeting.
There shall be no riding anywhere on the property used by OCMC during the day of an event other than the competition course and to & from the start & finish line.
A rider who refuses to allow his engine to be measured or his motorcycle to be inspected is automatically disqualified from the event.
Helmets must be worn at all times when riding. Helmets must be certified by the manufacturer to meet or exceed the Department of Transportation (DOT) FMVSS-218 and may be subject to inspection by the Referee for compliance. A helmet that has been involved in a concussion will not be allowed.
Goggles must be worn at the start of every moto, including practice.
Protective pants constructed with a durable material must be worn at all times while competing.
Long sleeve jerseys with sleeves extended to wrists are to be worn at all times. Short sleeve or sleeveless shirts are prohibited.
Boots must be worn in all motos. They must be of sufficient height, with laces, buckles or zippers, or specifically designed and constructed for leg, foot and ankle protection.