BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT), a federation of national and regional trail-related organizations, is pleased to announce its 2015 Annual Achievement Awards to recognize outstanding trail projects funded by the national Recreational Trails Program (RTP).

The awards will be presented in Washington, D.C. during Great Outdoors Month(tm) in June 2015 as part of CRT’s ongoing effort to build awareness and appreciation of this highly successful program which has greatly enhanced the quantity and quality of trail experiences available to the public. CRT will be holding the awards ceremony on Capitol Hill and will encourage Members of Congress to join them in honoring the outstanding achievements of their constituents.

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Stow, Oh.
– The Trail Country radial from Dick Cepek is a true all-terrain, M+S-rated tire for light trucks and SUVs that’s been expertly engineered to be tough and reliably responsive in a variety of conditions including off-road environments. It also offers great street performance, responsive handling and long wear, and now includes a 50,000-mile limited tread wear warranty.

2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Altitude

There are reports the next-gen Wrangler will get the 3.0-liter diesel and an eight-speed transmission.

The new Jeep Wrangler will receive both the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 motor and an eight-speed transmission, according to reports, though exactly when that will happen is up for debate.

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Starting the 15th season of Professional Rock Crawling, Trail-Gear W.E. Rock Western Series Round 1 begins at Thompson’s Ranch in Congress, Arizona for a one day spring event Saturday March 7th.  On Sunday March 8th, the Dirt Riot Endurance Racing series kicks off the 14 event series in the beautiful Arizona desert.  Jones Ford and Fly-N-Hi Offroad are sponsoring the weekend of off road action.  Both events are spectator and family friendly with vendors and food available, small cars will be fine on the 5-mile dirt road to the event entrance.  Vendor row will be busy with Artec Industries, JM Rigging, Jones Ford, the Sickline, Durable Metals and MetalCloak displaying alongside the W.E. Rock General Store.

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the Las Vegas area is currently fronting a draft plan that could eliminate or greatly restrict both casual and event-based OHV recreation on approximately 3 million areas in Southern Nevada.   The draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) creates an unjustified risk that might preclude “dry washes” from being designated as OHV routes.

DynoMax_Promo_2-18-14Monroe, MI, March 4, 2015 – DynoMax Performance Exhaust will offer performance enthusiasts an extra incentive to save on their DynoMax cat-back, axle-back or diesel exhaust system purchase this spring. Available March 1 through June 30, 2015, the latest DynoMax “Spring Promotion” will reward exhaust system purchases with up to a $100 Visa Prepaid card.

“As we head back into show and competition season, the ‘Spring Promotion’ gives performance enthusiasts an opportunity to choose from several high-flow, powerful exhaust systems that include DynoMax VT®, Ultra Flo™ Welded, Super Turbo® and Race Bullet mufflers,” said Chris Gauss, director, performance products, Tenneco. “There’s no better time to buy a DynoMax exhaust system for your car, truck or Jeep.”

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Warn Industries encourages customers to utilize their consumer rebate program that runs through April 30th. This is a great opportunity to upgrade to the brand new ZEON Platinum winch with a wireless control and remote clutch engagement. With Spring in the air, it is time to think about getting all of your off-road and work vehicles ready for the trails, hunts and overland adventures.

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Greenville, S.C. (March 2, 2015)
– BFGoodrich Tires has released 16 new tire sizes of its most advanced light truck tire ever –  the new All-Terrain T/A KO2 tire  as of March 1. The tire, which was launched with 12 initial sizes in November, is now available in 28 total sizes to consumers at more than 20,000 BFGoodrich authorized dealers. An additional release will occur this summer and ultimately there will be 61 total sizes available.

Tread-Lightly-Thumb-9-22-14Salt Lake City, Utah — Tread Lightly!, the national nonprofit and leading organization supporting outdoor recreation, has launched the www.JoinTreadLightly.org URL to encourage increased membership in support of its 25th anniversary this year.

JoinTreadLightly.org is a direct link to the organization’s new member page where individuals can sign up for a range of memberships from $25 to $250 per year. Ninety percent of funds that Tread Lightly! raises go directly to supporting its mission of promoting responsible recreation through ethics education and stewardship initiatives.

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STOW, OH – February 24, 2015
– The popular Baja STZ from Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels just got better. In addition to delivering excellent steering response, superior grip and great all-weather performance, the Baja STZ now carries a 50,000-mile limited tread wear warranty in the 48 contiguous United States, the District of Columbia and in Canada.