BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12The Forest Service need and want your help in the continuing efforts to update the Forest Plans across the Blue Mountains National Forests — including the Malheur, Umatilla, and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests.  In July and August there will be several opportunities for you to get involved and the public is invited to attend one of the public workshops listed below.

As you may know, the current Forest Plans are from 1990. Over the past 25 years, the landscape has changed significantly.  Social and economic conditions have also changed across the Blue Mountains region since 1990.  For these reasons and others, it is time for new Forest Plans to guide our future land-management decisions.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio –– Attendees at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 10-12, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, will have numerous opportunities to hear from motorcycling experts, including AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers, as part of the event’s seminar program.

“One highlight of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is getting to meet and learn from those who have made motorcycling their lives and careers,” said AMA Vice President of Operations Jeff Massey. “That’s why we pack the seminar program with great presentations that educate, entertain and inspire. There’s something here for everyone.”

RCH-Suzuki-Ram-Trucks-6-26-15AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – On July 4, Ram Truck will welcome race fans to the Red Bull RedBud National presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, round seven of the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship in Buchanan, Mich.

As sponsor of RCH’s Nos. 1 and 20 Soaring Eagle/Jimmy John’s/Ram Trucks/Suzuki Factory Racing RM- Z450 of Ken Roczen and Broc Tickle, Ram will bring a truck-load of on-site fan displays to further energize the electric atmosphere that surrounds America’s highest attended motocross round.

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Vintage motorcycle racers, collectors, restorers, enthusiasts and dreamers will be in motorcycling swap-meet heaven this July 10-12 during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, a summer vintage motorcycling festival in northern Ohio, will host one of the largest swap meets ever at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The AMA Motorcycle Days Swap Meet, presented by Federal Motorcycle Transport, will welcome hundreds of vendors and thousands of buyers as they converge at the country’s grandest celebration of motorcycle heritage.

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The 2015 Monster Energy Rip to Cabo presented by Bullet Proof Diesel was an epic journey ridden by a band of brothers coming together to take on the Baja peninsula riding dirt bikes.  Beginning at the Tecate border crossing and trekking over 1,500 miles to Cabo San Lucas.  Rip to Cabo featured seven days of triumph and tribulation through some of the most rugged terrain and beautiful landscapes including the Never Never and one of Baja’s toughest single tracks, The Rock Trail.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Nearly 8,000 concerned individuals have joined the American Motorcyclist Association to oppose the spread of higher-ethanol blended fuels across the country, the motorcyclist advocacy organization announced today.

The AMA is asking for signatures to its online petition that urges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to increase the proposed renewable fuel volumes this year and, instead, to adopt lower mandates.

As of this afternoon, about 7,800 people had signed.

Kawasaki-Motor-Corp-Logo-1-3-14Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. is announcing today that Steve Austin has joined the Kawasaki STRONG family as brand ambassador. Austin, a Pro Wrestling Hall of Famer, action movie star as well as TV and radio personality will be appearing in upcoming Kawasaki MULE™ PRO-series advertising and marketing campaigns. He will also be featured in Kawasaki’s online properties and make special appearances at upcoming events.

“Steven Austin is the perfect fit for the MULE PRO-series and the Kawasaki STRONG brand,” said Kawasaki Vice President of Marketing Chris Brull. “He can really put the family of machines to the test, especially on his ranch property in Texas, where the versatility, durability and strength of these rugged four-wheelers will shine through.”

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association’s national championship vintage motocross program during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 10-12 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, will include more opportunities than ever for racers of vintage, post-vintage and non-current motorcycles to relive the sport’s glory days.

The motocross races are part of the Moto Armory AMA Off-Road Vintage Grand Championship, which also includes the hare scrambles and trials competition that takes place during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, the country’s grandest celebration of vintage motorcycles and the people who love them.

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — You might not be able to race with the U.S. team at the 2015 FIM International Six Days Enduro in Kosice, Slovakia, Sept. 7-12, but you can have their backs by purchasing an official U.S. team T-shirt from the American Motorcyclist Association.

Dunlop-12-7-11Buffalo, NY: The Summer X Games at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX, saw Dunlop-sponsored riders take every available Gold and Silver medal, and sweep all three medals in five of the seven motorcycle events to take 19 of a possible 21 podiums.

This year also included two new events; Moto X Quarter Pipe, which replaced the Best Trick event in previous X Games, and Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Racing, which featured Harley XR750 riders competing on a slippery 3/8 mile oval on Dunlop’s Sportmax® DT3 flat track tire. Dunlop’s Geomax® MX32 and MX52 tires were the choice of all motocross and freestyle Dunlop riders competing at this year’s X Games.