BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16According to news release sent over recently from the BlueRibbon Coalition, the San Juan National Forest Dolores Ranger District in Colorado is extending the public comment period on the draft environmental analysis for the Rico-West Dolores Roads and Trails Travel Management Project. The project area is located north of Dolores, Colorado, and includes the Bear Creek, Taylor Mesa, Calico National Recreation Trail, Bolam Pass, the Divide road and Groundhog Point areas.

A 45-day comment period that began on Friday, May 6, was originally scheduled to end on June 20, 2016.  This date has been extended to July 15, 2016, (an additional 25 days). Copies of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement can be obtained at the Dolores Public Lands Office or by visiting the website below. Five alternatives address motor-vehicle use on San Juan National Forest roads and trails.

Jeep_Logos_Core_BrushedSteel-Art_v4Morrison, Colo. – Jeep owners and music enthusiasts are invited to join Bastille and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness to celebrate 75 years of open-air excitement with the legendary Jeep brand and Red Rocks Amphitheatre for the fourth annual Jeep on the Rocks Concert, October 7, 2016.

“We are beyond excited to have Bastille and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness playing Jeep on the Rocks this year. This concert has always been a thrilling evening for the Jeep brand and we look forward to celebrating the 75th anniversary of both Red Rocks and the Jeep brand this October,” said Steve Yandura, Director of the Denver Business Center, FCA US LLC.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12Sharetrails.org and BlueRibbon Coalition thanked Congressman Mark Amodei recently in a press release for “working with the OHV community, Washoe County, and the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony to preserve important north-south motorized access in transfer lands contained in H.R. 2733.” As BRC noted, these historic routes provide important connectivity to the Greater Hungry Valley/Moon Rock Recreation Area.

Congressman Amodei commended his colleagues on helping to pass the bill in a recent statement.

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Minneapolis
– This past weekend, Polaris Factory Racers would endure the heat and a brutal 477-mile Baja 500 course and go one, two in the Pro UTV FI and take a third in the Pro UTV classes.

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With its mountainous red-rock backdrop, Moab, Utah, draws in adventure seekers of all sorts every year its scenery and wide variety of outdoor activities. Off-roaders flock to the trails of Moab throughout the year, many of which were at one time uranium mining roads.

Bantam-Ladies-Meet-and-Greet-6-9-16MESA, AZ: Ladies attending Bantam Jeep Festival in Pennsylvania are invited to join the GEM Offroad Ladies Meet & Greet at the BFGoodrich Tires display on Saturday June 11th from 4:30-6:00pm. Bower Media’s Charlene Bower is excited to be co-hosting this event with Chantelle Kern, Director of Topless for Tatas.  The Meet and Greet is casual with a raffle, giveaways, snacks, water and plenty of time to get to know other ladies that enjoy offroading too. Charlene Bower will be going Facebook LIVE at 5pm EST from the event to announce the Top 3 Ladies as part of the 2016 Ladies Co-Driver Challenge in partnership with BFGoodrich Tires.

Gustavo "Tavo" Vildosola won the SCORE Baja 500 today.

Gustavo “Tavo” Vildosola won the SCORE Baja 500 this past weekend.

Toyo Tires has a few new faces on its team for 2016. Returning to the brand are off-road veterans Robby Gordon and BJ Baldwin, but Gustavo Vildosola, or “Tavo,” is one of the team’s newest players, while Andy McMillin also joined the team after taking a break from racing a full season in 2015.

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Suwanee, GA
– Omix-ADA today announced it will hold its inaugural Jeep Heritage Expo, celebrating 75 years of Jeep, at its company headquarters in Suwanee, Georgia on Saturday, July 16, 2016.

During the event, Omix-ADA will open up its doors to the public for the first time ever, offering a rare, behind-the-scenes look at its 230,000 square feet facility where more than 20,000 Omix-ADA, Rugged Ridge and Alloy USA Jeep parts and accessories are developed and housed. Furthermore, Omix-ADA’s complete vintage and historic Jeep Collection, featuring more than 30 of the world’s rarest Jeeps spanning seven decades, will be on view to the public.

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ENSENADA, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MX
– Team Toyo driver Gustavo (Tavo) Vildósola, Jr. and Toyo Tires won the 48th Annual SCORE Baja 500 this past weekend, finishing first overall for Four Wheel Vehicles and first in the Trophy Truck class.  Mexican-born Vildósola endured extreme temperatures to conquer the 477.52-mile desert course in a time of 08:20:52.105.  His #21 Vildósola Racing / Toyo Tires trophy truck relies on 40-inch Toyo Open Country R/T-R tires to get through the tough desert terrain.

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Minneapolis
– Polaris recently donated $10,000, through the Canadian Red Cross, plus the use of five Polaris RANGER utility vehicles and Polaris Generators to help with the recovery efforts from the Fort McMurray massive wildfires.