Note: Updated history coming soon.

March 2003:  New Mexico motorcycle license plates for disabled veterans authorized.

February 2003:  Lobbying efforts help to stop legislation that would have required that motorcyclists be mandatory organ donors if they were declared brain dead after a motorcycle crash in which they were not wearing a helmet.

February 2003:  City of Albuquerque, NM traffic code is updated for the first time in nearly 30 years.  Changes included: handlebar height limits were repealed; minimum seat height requirements were repealed; allowable tail light height lowered to 15 inches; mandatory safety stickers repealed;  motorcycles may not be prohibited from public roadways.

October 2002: recognized by National Coalition of Motorcyclists as a state motorcyclists rights organization.

June 2002:  City of Albuquerque, NM amends its noise ordinance that discriminated against motorcyclists.

May 2002:  The NMMRO is registered as a non-profit organization with the state of New Mexico Corporation Commission.

January 2002:  NMMRO establishes a membership base and provides a patch to its members.

June 2001:  New Mexico motorcycle license plates for veterans of armed forces authorized.

June 2001:  New Mexico Handle bar height limit repealed.

June 2001:  New Mexico motorcycle license plates for disabled persons authorized.

The NMMRO is a member in good standing with: MRF, NCOM, and COC.