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Congress Gives Johnson Valley Off Highway Vehicle Recreation Area Users a Happy Holiday

Congress Gives Johnson Valley Off Highway Vehicle Recreation Area Users a Happy Holiday

  Washington D.C. December 25th, 2012   The Mayan calendar did not disappoint Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) users, as it seemed to reset the battle for the largest OHV area in the country.  Gaining overwhelming support in both the House and the Senate, HR 4310 passed Friday, giving the California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC) a […]

AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Salazar Announces Fee Free Days at National Parks, Other Public Lands for 2013

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar this week announced dates in 2013 ranging from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day to Veterans Day when more than 2,000 national parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges, and other federal lands will offer free admittance to everyone. “Our national parks, national wildlife refuges, national forests and […]

US Forest Service (USFS) and UFWDA sign a MOU

A positive step forward has been achieved in on-going efforts to build relationships with public land managers by UFWDA and was negotiated by Carla Boucher, the UFWDA legal advocate, who stated: “The recently signed Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) between the US Forest Service (USFS) and UFWDA indicates strongly the desire of both the Forest Service […]

ECOLOGIC PARTNERS WIN CEQA LAWSUIT AGAINST STATE PARKS: TRUCKHAVEN TRAILS STAY OPEN

ECOLOGIC PARTNERS WIN CEQA LAWSUIT AGAINST STATE PARKS: TRUCKHAVEN TRAILS STAY OPEN After nearly 18 months of hard-fought litigation, EcoLogic Partners, Inc. (“EcoLogic”) has prevailed in its CEQA lawsuit against the California Department of Parks and Recreation (“State Parks”) over the closure of recreational vehicle routes in Truckhaven (also known as the “Freeman Property”).  On […]

SEMA gets started in Las Vegas

SEMA gets started in Las Vegas

              Its that time again in Las Vegas when the Automotive industry rolls out the red carpet and unveils the newest products for consumers. A week of hustle and bustle that will make even the seasoned enthusiasts head spin. From the manufactures parties that rage into the wee hours […]

Mint 400 Film to Debut at Off Road Expo

General Tire Presents a Best In The Desert Championship race, produced by Mad Media and Directed by The Martelli Brothers: The 2012 General Tire Mint 400! Join us for the world premiere of the 2012 Mint 400 film on October 6th and 7th in building 5 at the one and only DIRT THEATER during the […]

Stronghold Motorsports RJ Anderson Wins The ProLite Championship

Stronghold Motorsports RJ Anderson Wins The ProLite Championship

Stronghold Motorsports RJ Anderson Wins The ProLite Championship Riverside, California (October 3, 2012) — After twelve rounds of battling for the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series ProLite title, RJ Anderson joins his teammates, Cameron Steele and Jeremy McGrath as the Stronghold Motorsports team prepares to battle at Las Vegas Motorspeedway. While feeding his desire […]

Dirtsports Magazine Sold to Source Interlink

For Immediate Release GRINDMEDIA NAMES JIM RYAN GROUP PUBLISHER OF NEWLY FORMED DIRT SPORTS GROUP; ADDING DIRT SPORTS AND OFF-ROAD INDUSTRY MAGAZINES TO ACTION SPORTS/ADVENTURE MEDIA PROPERTIES   San Clemente, Calif., October 1, 2012 – In a move to bolster its off-road motorsports media business, GrindMedia is acquiring Dirt Sports and Off-Road Industry magazines and […]

BRAD LOVELL CROWNED TORC PRO-LIGHT CHAMPION

BRAD LOVELL CROWNED TORC PRO-LIGHT CHAMPION

  BRAD LOVELL CROWNED TORC PRO-LIGHT CHAMPION Colorado Springs, CO 10/2/12 – Brad Lovell saves little by saying “This is the biggest moment in my career!” The statement is hard to deny as Lovell Racing won their first ever TORC PRO-Light Championship only a week after capturing the Ultra 4 Pro Championship. Lovell entered the shocking […]

Tin Benders Donate $10,000 to Save the Hammers.

Tin Benders Donate $10,000 to Save the Hammers.

TIN BENDERS 4X4 CLUB OF CALIFORNIA (founded in 2000) HELD THEIR 8TH ANNUAL TIN BENDER JAMBOREE BBQ & FUNDRAISER IN JOHNSON VALLEY OHV AREA.   The United States Marine Corps would like to limit OHV use in Johnson Valley, but a dedicated group of offroaders called the Tin Benders 4×4 Club, whose membership includes families […]

Campbell attacks the 2012 Four Wheeler TTC.

Campbell attacks the 2012 Four Wheeler TTC.

Four Wheeler Magazine 2012 TTCC Hollister, CA June 18, 2012-Gilbert, AZ – In 1996, Shannon and Tammy Campbell were voted in to be competitors of the Four Wheeler Magazine’s Top Truck Challenge.  This event started in 1993 and readers voted on who they wanted to compete in the grueling weeklong event.  Loading up our homemade […]

OffRoadPress Garage  DIY Tire Install

OffRoadPress Garage DIY Tire Install

                  With an increasing reliance on internet sales for off road parts and accessories including wheels and tires one of the biggest questions remains, how do I mount the tires when I get them? Tire shops like to sell tires, and getting yours mounted that you purchased […]

Prepping for a Rubicon Adventure in your UTV

Prepping for a Rubicon Adventure in your UTV

The Kawasaki Teryx 4 may very well be the best all around 4 Wheel Drive I have ever owned. Big words from a guy who has been off-roading since 1975, and helped invent the King of the Hammers race.  Dollar for dollar its a hard vehicle to beat. While it is not a race inspired […]

 Exploring the Rubicon Trail for the First Time in a Kawasaki Teryx4

Exploring the Rubicon Trail for the First Time in a Kawasaki Teryx4

          When Caesar crossed the Rubicon River in 49 BC he set in motion the beginning of the Roman Empire and changed the history of the world. “Let the die be cast” and the sounding of his trumpet forever associated the Rubicon with venturing into the unknown, and so fitting the […]

Kawasaki is the ‘Official ATV and Side x Side’ of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR)

IRVINE, Calif. – The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) announced that Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. will be the “Official ATV and Side x Side” of the PBR. Kawasaki branding and advertisements will be featured during PBR’s television broadcasts on four major networks, along with prominent in-arena and chute signage, as well as PA announcements and JumboTron® […]

Opinion California Dreaming—Where Did All the OHV Money Go?

Opinion California Dreaming—Where Did All the OHV Money Go?

                On May 31st, the California State Assembly followed the lead of the California State Senate by removing $21 Million from the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) division of State Parks in an effort to starve off the closing of a number of non-motorized state parks. The OHMVR […]

California Motorized Recreation Council Generates Big Congressional Impact in Attempt to Save 160,000 acre Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area

The California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC), an umbrella group of the eight largest Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) associations in California, has organized a national effort to help save the world-renowned Johnson Valley OHV area in California. Mobilizing enthusiasts from across the country, and utilizing its relationship with the Livingston Group of Washington DC, CMRC has succeeded […]

San Bernardino County Supervisor goes to bat for OHV users.

NEWS From the Office of Brad Mitzelfelt Vice-Chairman and Supervisor, First District San Bernardino County For information, contact FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Andy Silva (909) 387-4830 June 1, 2012 www.sbcounty.gov/mitzelfelt Supervisors Endorse Alternative to Marine Base Expansion that Preserves Public Access, Allows Military Use of Johnson Valley SAN BERNARDINO – San Bernardino County Supervisors Brad Mitzelfelt […]

Support the Bartlett Amendment to Request a Report from the U.S. Marine Corps on the proposed expansion of the Marine Corps Ground Air Combat Center Twenty-Nine Palms to work with all stakeholders in the Johnson Valley Area

  Bartlett Amendment 243 to HR 4310 Request for Marine Corps Land Acquisition Report Currently, 189,000 acres of land under control of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), adjacent to the Marine Corps Ground Air Combat Center Twenty-Nine Palms, California, is designated by the 1980 California Desert Conservation Plan as an off-highway vehicle recreation area. […]

Torchmate Racing's JT Taylor set to be first Ultra4 to race the entire Baja Pennisula

Torchmate Racing’s JT Taylor set to be first Ultra4 to race the entire Baja Pennisula

JT Taylor Races NORRA Mexican 1000 in Ultra4 Car   COLORADO SPRINGS, CO    APRIL 22, 2012  –  JT Taylor will be taking the Torchmate / Tube Shark Ultra4 car south of the border to compete in the four day 2012 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 Race.  This will be the first effort for an Ultra4 […]

Lovell gains foothold in 2012 off road racing points battle

Colorado Springs, CO 4/25/12  –  The TORC banners are now coming down at Charlotte Motor Speedway but the excitement of high-flying door-banging action will not soon be forgotten. Tensions betweens teams was evident as each looked to determine where they would fit in the 2012 pecking order. Looking to prove themselves as a top team, the […]

SXSPerformance.com offers demo program at the Rally on the Rocks UTV event in Moab Utah May 16th-20th, 2012.

SXSPerformance.com offers demo program at the Rally on the Rocks UTV event in Moab Utah May 16th-20th, 2012.

SXS Performance.com and Raceline Motorsports team up to offer free tire and wheel Demos at the 2012 Rally on the Rocks UTV event May 16th-19th.   Moab Utah will play host to some of the best UTV recreation in the nation May 16th-19th 2012 when the Rally on the Rocks returns to the famous red […]

Axial Wraith RC vehicles tackle Moab Rim Trail at Easter Jeep Safari.

Axial Wraith RC vehicles tackle Moab Rim Trail at Easter Jeep Safari.

The Axial Experience at Moab Rim took place April 5th 2012 with 3 RC Pilots navigating their Axial Wraith radio Control cars up the trail and back much like their larger counterparts who stopped in amazement of the group hiking the trial with controls in hand. Organized by the Axial Experience and Axial Wraith fan […]

The California Motorized Recreation Council Employs Top Washington, DC Lobbyists to Help Save the Johnson Valley OHV Area

The California Motorized Recreation Council Employs Top Washington, DC Lobbyists to Help Save the Johnson Valley OHV Area

The California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC), an umbrella group of the eight largest OHV access groups in California, has agreed to contract terms with the Livingston Group, LLC in Washington, DC to help stave off the expansion of the 29 Palms Marine Base. The move comes on the heels of the expected April 27th, 2012 […]

Torchmate Racing Helps Keep Moab Beautiful.

Torchmate Racing Helps Keep Moab Beautiful.

Following the 2005 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab Utah Jeff Knoll and his family read an article in the Moab newspaper about an environmentalists named Sara Melnicoff who was cleaning up the amazing mess left by off roaders who chose to party at Potato Salad hill.  Knoll and family presented a challenge to keep the […]

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