BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12The BlueRibbon Coalition recently reported that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office has announced that the La Posa Travel Management Plan preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) will be available for review starting today, Wednesday, January 21, 2015.

There will be a 30-day public comment period and all comments must be received by close of business on February 19, 2015.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The U.S. Forest Service has investigated four incidents in which vandals endangered the lives of motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders by burying spikes along trails used by off-highway vehicles and others, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.

The spiked strips, which resemble heavy barbed wire, can cause flat tires on motorized vehicles, which could cause loss of control and result in a crash. The booby traps also threaten the safety of hikers and horseback riders and even the wildlife that travel along trail corridors.

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AltRider.com’s epic Taste of Dakar adventure ride is returning to Pahrump, Nevada, in March 2015.

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Suwanee, Ga. (October 7, 2014) Omix-ADA,a manufacturer of Jeep, truck and off-road accessories, announced today that it will use its Off Road Success Center (Booth #34000) at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas on November 6 as the host site for the giveaway of a fully-loaded Jeep.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — About 25 riders and supporters celebrated the re-opening of phase one of the Rattlesnake Bay OHV Trails in Mississippi’s DeSoto National Forest on Saturday, the American Motorcyclist Association recently announced.

The Friends of Rattlesnake Bay off-highway-vehicle group joined U.S. Forest Service officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for 9.5 miles of trails in an area that has remained “temporarily” closed for more than 11 years.

“We are elated that the Forest Service has begun the process of re-opening these trails, and we want to thank the Forest Service officials and the Friends of Rattlesnake Bay member volunteers for their hard work that made this day possible,” said Dale Tallman Jr., volunteer coordinator for the Friends of Rattlesnake Bay.

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In an attempt to win a bet with playboy Dan Bilzerian, BJ Baldwin gets dripped off via helicopter at his 800-horsepower trophy truck with one goal: Get down through the town in Baja and down to the beach to meet up with Dan and a number of bikini-clad ladies in under 20 minutes.

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Editor’s note: Chrysler posted a story from Brittany and Ashley Hill who attended the family public thank you honoring the life of Jeep icon Mark A. Smith. Images courtesy of Ashley and Brittany Hill, A.K.A. the “Jeep Girls.”

The Smith family’s public thank you to the Jeep community and Jeep Jamboree USA (JJUSA) family for their support of Mark A. Smith’s efforts to promote recreational off-roading took place on Sunday, August 31st at Henningsen-Lotus Park, Lotus, California. The Jeep Girls drove their 2015 Firecracker Jeep Wrangler to say good-bye to an old friend and meet new ones as well.

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Join some of the most famous legends in off-road for a day of off-roading, great food, and fun all to raise funds for the prestigious Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF). Mad Media, OMG and Racing For Life have teamed up with Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF) to bring you this exciting off-road event. Off-Road legends such as Walker Evans, Rod Hall and Larry Roeseler will be present to guide rides, sign autographs, and meet participants. The Off-Road Legends Rally will be staged at the Buttes and Saddles Ranch in Anza, California Saturday October 18, 2014. Nestled in the foothills above the Anza Borrego Desert the Legends Rally will be a fun day of off-roading followed by BBQ and party with live music.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12BlueRibbon Coalition sent over this note regarding a meeting on the Johnson Valley OHV Area this weekend. Details are listed below – Ed.

Representatives from the Bureau of Land Management and the Marine Corps will host a Resource Management Group meeting about the changes in land use in the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area at the Lucerne Valley Community Center on August 16, 2014 from 1-3 PM.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12Yesterday, The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) filed a complaint against the Federal government to challenge the arbitrary closure of, “Trail 38,” a high value single-track motorcycle trail in Wyoming. The BRC Legal Program is representing a local AMA District club and local users in the case.  “Though the trail mileage is small, the stakes are high,” said J.R. Riggins, a plaintiff in the suit and Wyoming dirt bike rider.  “The Forest Service apparently thought it could fly under the radar and close this trail without meaningful analysis or public process.  We are calling their bluff,” Riggins concluded.