Motorcycle Makers Seek to Quell Noise Outcry Dozens of communities are passing noise laws aimed at reducing the rumble of motorcycles. The largest U.S. manufacturer of motorcycles, Harley-Davidson, says it's paying attention to the trend and trying to get riders to go easier on the ears.

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Motorcycle Makers Seek to Quell Noise Outcry

Motorcycle Makers Seek to Quell Noise Outcry

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Dozens of communities are passing noise laws aimed at reducing the rumble of motorcycles. The largest U.S. manufacturer of motorcycles, Harley-Davidson, says it's paying attention to the trend and trying to get riders to go easier on the ears.

Chuck Quirmbach reports from member station Wisconsin Public Radio.