BEARS AUSTRALIA MCRC inc
BEARS PRODUCTION RULES

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BEARS PRODUCTION:

Machines must:
a) Carry all relevant compliance plates.
b) Be eligible for registration in all states and territories in which they compete.
c) Be of  a make and model lawfully sold in Australia.
d) Be as constructed by, or modified with the approval of, the manufacturer so as to conform with Australian design laws for normal road use.
 
Tyres must be:
a) Used in accordance with SR.
b) Be generally available for road use, i.e. no slicks, no race wets.
 
Fuel must be ordinary pump petrol, ie no special or 'boutique' fuels, no fuel additives to be used.
 
The following must be removed:
Headlamp, Tail lamp, Reflectors, Horn, Traffic Indicators, Rear vision mirrors, Centre and side stands, Registration plate / bracket and label holder.
 
The following may be replaced or modified:
Fairing, screen, rear bodywork, seat, mudguards, tank covers and frame side covers, replacements must be the same in shape and appearance, as the original. Mounting bracket for fairing, screen and instruments, but replacements must be mounted in the original position, on the frame. Passenger footpegs. Spark plug leads and caps. External gearing, but not chain pitch. Brake pads, linings and brake hoses. The muffler and tail connector pipe at the bolt on or slip on flange joints only. The header system must remain as supplied by the manufacturer, but catalyser equipped machines, can run a modified system allowing removal of the ‘cat’ including the header system, if available as an OEM part. Front and rear suspension springs and internal components but external appearance must remain unchanged. Footrests, but not foot controls. Handlebars, but replacements must be mounted in the original position on the fork assembly. Carburettor bodies must remain standard, jets, slides and needles can be changed. Computers can be re-mapped, or re-chipped, no additional/supplementary 'boxes' are permitted, except where the computer only allows OEM replacement. Steering dampers may be included, but rear ride height shocks and/or replacement shocks are not permitted, unless supplied as a standard part when the machine was current.
 
Spirit of the class.
This new class is designed to encourage more people to go racing. It is meant to be accessible and as simple and affordable as possible. It is meant to highlight the additional sustainability of this type of format, and provide a platform for riders who don't want the added burden of development and modification. Rules for this proposed class, have been assembled after careful review of, "Production", "Production Superbike" and "Superstock", regulations in the MA Manual of Motorcycle Sport, With a few exceptions, they emulate "Superstock", as this was the most standard format, that allowed a modified pipe.


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