Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition sent out this note regarding public input on Rasor OHV area discussions. See more below.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Barstow Field Office, has announced dates, times, and locations of public meetings to allow public input in the development of the Rasor Off-Highway Vehicle Area Management Plan.

The goal of public input is to assess a variety of issues and proposed solutions. Comments and concerns regarding land use, off-highway vehicle area access, visitor services, off-highway vehicle recreational opportunities, facilities, resource values and monitoring are welcomed.

Kawasaki-LogoIrvine, California – Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., announced that it has launched an e-commerce platform on its official website, Kawasaki.com, supported by the integrating retail service Shopatron. The online retail space gives consumers the ability to purchase genuine Kawasaki accessories, apparel and gifts, with the option of having those items shipped directly to a local dealer or to a personal address.

All genuine Kawasaki products purchased through Kawasaki.com are shipped FREE if consumers choose to pick up their items at a local participating dealer, helping to build a stronger relationship between dealers and their customers. Direct to consumer shipping is available via standard shipping rates.

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If you don’t know who Preston Petty is, and you ride dirtbikes, you still owe him a debt of gratitude.

A true Pioneer in the sport’s early days, Petty was one of the first Americans to compete in the sport of motocross, one of the first to contest the International Six Days Enduro, and he revolutionized the sport by inventing the unbreakable plastic motocross fender in the early 1970s. So, if you ride dirtbikes, Preston Petty has helped you out by saving you money whether you knew it or not.

SCORE-Logo-12-5-11RENO, Nev., USA — Aided by a race-high 22 starters in his class, Todd Winslow’s Class 10 win at the recent 30th SCORE San Felipe 250 in Mexico has also launched him into the SCORE Overall point lead after round 1 of the four-race 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship.

FAMILY TIME
Owner of an agricultural commodities company in Clovis, Calif., Winslow, who has made SCORE desert racing a family adventure, currently has 82 season points in his No. 1081 Creative Ingredients Racing Chevy-powered Alumi Craft open-wheel desert race car. Winslow, 51, splits driving time with his son Matt, 22, while his wife and his two daughters are all part of the race crew for their Central California desert racing team. The Winslows also finished sixth overall among four-wheel vehicles in San Felipe.

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(Agua Dulce, Calif.):
After taking part in a legendary rally like NORRA’s Mexican 1000, it’s fitting that the awards ceremony is equally as celebrated. Navigating the length of the Baja Peninsula on your motorcycle, in your UTV, vintage race vehicle or modern race car demands a festive moment to relax, rejoice with new friends and old, and to bask in the accolades you have earned.

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Buffalo, NY:
Celebrating its 10th year in 2016, Team Dunlop continues its legacy as one of the most prestigious amateur motocross programs in the U.S. Dozens of the country’s top amateur riders have been selected over the years to be a part of Team Dunlop Elite since the program’s inception, and today Team Dunlop Elite alumni rank among the top professionals in the sport, including Eli Tomac, Blake Baggett, Justin Bogle, Justin Barcia, Matt Bisceglia, Zach Bell, Adam Cianciarulo, Justin Hill, Jessy Nelson, Chris Alldredge, Jordon Smith, Joey Savatgy, Aaron Plessinger and Austin Forkner.

D71-Alpinestars-Special-Edition-Tech-10-3-4-16Daytona Beach, Florida – To celebrate the rich history of motocross at Daytona, Alpinestars has created the D71 Special Edition Tech 10 boot. Almost 45 years ago, on March 13th 1971, Daytona International Speedway hosted its inaugural professional motocross race on the facility infield beyond the road racing track. Just one year later in 1972, the Supercross format we know today began to take shape when Daytona International Speedway constructed the course directly in-front of the main grandstand on the tri-oval offering an unparalleled viewing experience for fans.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12Editor’s Note: BlueRibbon Coalition sent out this note today regarding public input for the Ochoco National Forest in Oregon. See more info below.

The Ochoco National Forest is seeking public input on the draft plan for a proposed 130-mile Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) trail system, known as the Ochoco Summit Trail System Project.

Kawasaki-LogoIRVINE, Calif. — Kawasaki is celebrating 50 years in the U.S. in 2016. The company noted in a press release that yesterday exactly 50 years prior, on March 1, 1966, American Kawasaki Motorcycle Corp. (AKMC) opened for business in Chicago. The company resided in a modest sales office at 208 South La Salle Street and a two-story parts warehouse at 2860 North Lincoln Avenue. Formerly the site of a meat-packing plant, the warehouse needed serious renovation, but the price was right for a company trying to gain a toehold in a vast new country. Welcomed by Tony Watanabe with Ted Tazaki, who led the charge to establish the Chicago office, just 50 people attended the grand opening, held at the nearby Continental Hotel. But it was the right crowd, including the banks, trading companies and distributors that would support the company’s early efforts in America.

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(Agua Dulce, Calif.):
When was the last time you rode in Baja with two motorcycle racing legends? Ricky Johnson and Steve Hengeveld will be racing the NORRA Mexican 1000 in 2016. Johnson has multiple motocross titles, championships in the TORC series, Pro-4 class, Baja 1000 wins in 1997 and 2003, and a long list of accolades including being inducted into the AMA motorcycle hall of fame in 1999.