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Snow BikeCross made its debut at X Games 2017, showing that dirt bike racers can still get on the track even if it’s snowing. The racing in the new event was great to watch, with both veterans and youngsters taking on the track in Aspen, Colorado, over ht weekend.

Casey Folks
It’s always tragic when the off-road community loses one of our own, but even more so when it’s someone who’s had such an impact on so many people within the industry. Casey Folks was so much more than a race promoter, and the off-road community has shown just how much he was loved in the short time since his passing. Below are just a few of the many inspirational stories that show why this man was loved by so many.

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Editor’s Note: Best in the Desert recently sent out information regarding a gathering to celebrate the life of Best in the Desert’s Casey Folks. See below for event information.

Dirt Bike BailI
f you know you’re coming up short, is it wiser to bail or try and ride it out in hopes that the bike will take the brunt of the impact? While filming the recent Doonies 3 video, Kris Foster had an epic dune jump fail that he chose to bail on. What would you do? Check out his crash and then watch the full Doonies 3 video right HERE.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11ENSENADA, Mexico — Introduced recently at the annual SCORE Awards Night, two-time Baja California Secretary of Tourism Juan Tintos has officially become part of the SCORE Management team as the Mexico Liaison. Roger Norman, SCORE CEO/President introduced the veteran tourism executive and government official to a welcoming crowd of over 400 that filled the transformed SCORE Tech Shop in El Cajon, Calif. on Jan. 14.

A close friend of former SCORE owner Sal Fish as well as a personal family friend of current SCORE owners Roger and Elise Norman, Tintos is a native of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. He served twice for a total of 12 years as the Baja California Secretary of Tourism (1992-2001 and 2010-2013) and is a graduate of the School of Tourism at the Autonomous University of Baja California.

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SAN MARCOS, Calif. –
Pioneering off-road lighting manufacturer Baja Designs is the presenting sponsor of the King of the Motos motorcycle race on Feb. 4, during the ULTRA4 Racing King of the Hammers (KOH) week of trials and races at Mead Dry Lake, in Johnson Valley, Calif.

Yamaha Roadbike offroad
We have know idea what is going on in this video or why the driver of this Yamaha YZF-R25 is off-road.  As you can see from their struggle, bad things happen when street bikes go off-road. Enjoy the sillyness.

Team-Green-Kawasaki-1-17-2017Foothill Ranch, CA – Kawasaki mourns the loss of the Best in the Desert Racing Series founder Casey Folks, who passed away January 12.

Folks lived a life most of us only dream about. An avid participant and Off-Road Hall of Famer, he started Best in the Desert in 1984, offering motorcycle manufacturers from around the world a new way to truly showcase the performance of their bikes.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16Recreation advocacy organizations the BlueRibbon Coalition/Sharetrails.org, Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition, and Trails Preservation Alliance today announced they have joined in an agreement which would settle nearly decade-long lawsuits over management of Utah public lands. The proposed settlement agreement was filed in U.S. District Court in Utah, and governs Bureau of Land Management (BLM) oversight of lands in six Utah field offices. The other parties entering the settlement include BLM and numerous preservationist plaintiffs led by the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance. The parties have issued a joint statement. Other parties in the case, including two groups of energy companies and the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA), did not sign the settlement but do not object to it. Two intervenor groups, San Juan/Kane Counties, and the State of Utah along with six other counties, have indicated they will object.

Jeremy Martin crash
Jeremy Martin managed to walk away from a crazy dirtbike crash over the weekend at the San Diego Supercross. Martin got tossed over the bars, bounced over a berm and (fortunately) landed on a tough block before bouncing back to his feet. Check out the video below: