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Tag: "Johnson Valley OHV area"

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 [...]

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 [...]

San Bernardino County supervisors/OHV enthusiasts fight to keep Johnson Valley open

By Joe Nelson, Staff Writer San Bernardino County Sun July 1, 2012 Two San Bernardino County supervisors, backed by off-roading enthusiasts, are hoping a Congressional action will block a plan by the Marine Corps to seize control of most of the Johnson Valley Off Highway recreation area. The Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

King shocks invites you to help them save Johnson Valley OHV area.

King shocks invites you to help them save Johnson Valley OHV area.

Don’t be a loser!   Unless you get involved now to save Johnson Valley, we all lose. On April 27th, 2012, the United States Marine Corps will submit their Final Environmental Impact Study which will start a chain of events to forever close 160,000 acres of the Johnson Valley OHV area. Currently, only 2% of [...]

OffRoadPress.com OHV Lobby Days Tool box.

OffRoadPress.com OHV Lobby Days Tool box.

With only days left until the national OHV Lobby Days, OffRoadPress.com has teamed up with ORBA, The Off Road Business Association to give you the tools you need to educate Legislators about the 29 Palms Marine Base expansion. Thanks to Hammerking Productions for providing Will Wisman’s amazing photos to demonstrate the sheer size of KOH. [...]

2012 King of the Hammers to re-air Friday, Feb 17th 2012

2012 King of the Hammers to re-air Friday, Feb 17th 2012

REBROADCAST ANNOUNCEMENT   Whether you are missing the lakebed or missed the live show, Hammerking Productions will rebroadcast the 2012 King of the Hammers this Friday.   TUNE IN   WHERE:  Ultra4Racing.com/live DATE:  Friday, February 17th TIME:  8 AM   ___________________________________________________         CLICK BELOW FOR THE FOLLOWING VIDEOS: King of the Motos [...]

AMSOIL LOVELL 6TH OVERALL AT KING OF THE HAMMERS

AMSOIL LOVELL 6TH OVERALL AT KING OF THE HAMMERS

AMSOIL LOVELL 6TH OVERALL AT KING OF THE HAMMERS  BY BRAD LOVELL   Colorado Springs, CO 2/13/12 –  King of the Hammers did not disappoint this year and was bigger and better than ever. The event continues to add races, spectators, and a flurry of activity in what was truly a small city. It’s easy [...]

National OHV Lobby Days March 14th-15th

National OHV Lobby Days March 14th-15th The most powerful voice comes from you. Join your fellow OHV enthusiasts from across the country, and call for a meeting with your local congressmen to educate him or her on the 29 Palms Marine Base expansions and why we need to save this unique OHV area. Congress will [...]

The Crown Goes East As Erik Miller Wins the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers

The Crown Goes East As Erik Miller Wins the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers

The Crown Goes East As Erik Miller Wins  the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers   February 11, 2012 (Johnson Valley, CA) – On Saturday at at 2:03 p.m., Erik Miller crossed the finish line to be crowned the 2012 King of the Hammers.  Considered the toughest one day off-road race, Miller beat out 134 [...]

ORBA efforts help raise over $8000.00 for SavetheHammers.org

ORBA efforts help raise over $8000.00 for SavetheHammers.org

    The Off Road Business Association attended the 6th Running of the Griffin King of the Hammers last week in Johnson Valley, California. Fred and Jeff worked worth California Motorized Recreation Council Leadership and multiple ORBA members to raise much needed funds to help starve off the 29 palms Base expansion efforts that will [...]

The Incredible Shrinking California Desert.

The Incredible Shrinking California Desert.

Who Owns the West Part 2…… By Jeff Knoll for OffRoadPress.com Looking at the figures regarding the amount of property the Federal Government owns in my article “Who Really Owns the West?”( http://offroadpress.com/2011/09/who-actually-owns-the-west/) sparked in interest in what the California Desert looks like regarding motorized access. While I can’t represent all the facts and figures [...]

WHO ACTUALLY OWNS THE WEST?

WHO ACTUALLY OWNS THE WEST?

By Jeff Knoll for Off Road Press. The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act (HR1581), the Apple Act (HR2852) and the 29 Palms Marine Base expansion all share a similar struggle. Proponents of these bills (or in the case of opposition of the base expansion) should consider an overall strategic plan for a combined effort [...]

29 Palms Base Expansion Opposition Efforts Continue

29 Palms Base Expansion Opposition Efforts Continue

Ontario, California–September 13th 2011The California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC) a non-profit association comprised of the leadership of the largest Off Highway Vehicle recreation organizations in California met with members of the 29 Palms Marines base expansion committee to engage in a status update regarding the draft Environmental Impact Study (EIS). The CMRC invited a number of [...]

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