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SCORE will be celebrating its 50th anniversary of the iconic SCORE Baja 1000 in 2017, and today it announced the four-race schedule for the 2017 SCORE World Desert Championship. Next year’s series will will feature all four races in Baja, Mexico, for the second time in the storied history of the internationally-televised desert racing series.

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Rigid just unveiled a new compact light with its new D-SS, or Dually Side Shooter LED pod. Designed for any application that requires a wide spread beam, including A-Pillars, Fog Lights, and motorcycle applications. Rigid says the D-SS pod incorporates the same powerful optics and “legendary LED technology” used in its popular D-Series lights, with the main difference being the use of additional LEDs aimed to the side for a much broader beam.

SCORE-Rosarito-Desert-Challenge-Logo-8-12-16ROSARITO, Mexico — With a growing number of entries continuing to be processed, SCORE has announced some additional specifics regarding the loop race course to be used for next month’s internationally-televised Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge.

Round 3 of the four-race 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held Sept. 14-18 in Mexico’s Baja California Norte, starting and finishing just south of Rosarito, the colorful resort area on the Pacific Ocean, just 19 miles from the U.S. Border south of San Diego.

Many of the world’s best desert racers, competing in classes for cars, trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and quads will be in action at this year’s Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16Editor’s Note: BlueRibbon Coalition and Sharetrails.org is looking to create its first fundraising event through social media, and it’s asking fellow off-roaders to help make it happen. Check out the recent press release on the drive below.

Sharetrails.org, BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) is nearly 30 years old and to celebrate we want to try something new, our first ever online Fundraiser Challenge. We really need your help to make it work!

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Editor’s Note: Don Amador of the BlueRibbon Coalition sent out a note regarding the California Parks and Recreation department holding an open house and the opportunity for OHV enthusiasts to voice their opinions. See the details below.

The California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has announced a public invitation to attend an open house to learn about the effort to review DPR’s organization structure.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio – The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes new AMA Off-Road Racing Manager Erek Kudla, who most recently served as director for the AMA National Hare and Hound Championship and the AMA West Hare Scrambles Championship Series.

In his new role at AMA headquarters in Pickerington, Ohio, Kudla will be responsible for supporting and growing all AMA-sanctioned off-road racing in America. His duties include organizer assistance, rules enforcement, event management and competitor relations.

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Ricky Johnson, Photo: Alex Soltero, Fotosolweb.com

(Agua Dulce, Calif.): The NORRA Mexican 1000 is an epic race that travels the length of the Baja Peninsula. Known as “The Happiest Race On Earth,” its rally based format is fun for those seeking adventure and challenging for those who relish competition. The event has classes for many different bikes which draws a diverse and talented bunch of riders. There could be no greater demonstration of that point than to look at this year’s top finishers.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12Editor’s Note: BlueRibbon Coalition sent over this note regarding an open house meeting regarding Minnesota’s Kabetogama State Forest area. See more information below.

Anyone interested in trail use and motorized recreation in Kabetogama State Forest in St. Louis County is encouraged to attend an open house Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 5;00 to 8:00 p.m., at the American Legion, 4543 U.S. Highway 53 in Orr, the Department of Natural Resources said.

The open house will provide an opportunity to submit comments and suggestions about trail use at Kabetogama State Forest. DNR staff will be available to answer questions and provide maps of existing trails.

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MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. – The Johnson Valley Shared Use Area will be temporarily closed to the public August 14-21, 2016 while the Marine Corps conducts convoy operations and resupply missions to support a large-scale exercise.

AMA-logo-230Editor’s Note: The AMA has been fighting for lowering the content of ethanol in fuel in regards to motorcycles and other powersports vehicles. See their recent press release on the subject below.

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that it should stop increasing the amount of required ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply and, instead, lower the Renewable Volume Obligations for 2017.

The comments submitted to the EPA were accompanied by the signatures of 18,162 motorcyclists, all-terrain-vehicle owners and others who are concerned that increased amounts of ethanol in their fuel could void warranties, damage engines and harm other components on their vehicles.