AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Motorcyclists and all-terrain-vehicle riders in three states have discovered booby traps along trails on public lands that place riders, hikers and others at risk, the American Motorcyclist Association reported recently.

In Idaho, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, someone or some group is deliberately trying to harm off-highway-vehicle riders who use trails on public lands. Booby traps also have been reported in recent years along trails in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota
— TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL welcomes a new stop to the series July 16-17 as the action moves to ERX Motor Park in Elk River, Minnesota, for the Twin Cities Takedown, Rounds 7 and 8 of the 13-race championship season.

We caught our first good look at the new Jeep Wrangler testing a few months back, even though it was still heavily covered.

We caught our first good look at the new Jeep Wrangler testing a few months back, even though it was still heavily covered.

An all-new Jeep Wrangler is set to debut in 2017 as a 2018 model-year vehicle and there is already plenty of information out there about the new model.

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Reno, Nevada
– The Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF) is proud to announce the Class of 2016. Twenty members of the off-road community met to evaluate a record number of nominations and have selected the following individuals to be inducted into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame for 2016:

SEMA-Logo-1-3-13Diamond Bar, CA – Nominations for the esteemed SEMA industry awards are being accepted now through August 1, 2016 at www.sema.org/awards.

Regarded as the highest, most prestigious honors presented to companies and individuals in the automotive specialty equipment market, the SEMA industry awards are presented for the Person of the Year, Rep Agency of the Year, Warehouse Distributor of the Year, Gen-III Innovator of the Year and Manufacturer of the Year.

Rugged-THUMB-Radios-Relay-Vehicle-BITD-4-21-16Rugged Radios will be on site and ready to support the 2016 General Tire Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno The Long Way Sponsored by Fox off-road desert race. Supporting the 20th anniversary and inaugural two-day race, Rugged will be stationed at Tech & Contingency, starting line, mid-point at Camp Adventure in Tonopah, and the finish line. Bringing the best race support possible, the Rugged team is outfitted with all communications needs for the racecars, teams, fans, and race officials.

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Los Angeles, Calif. (July 13, 2016)
– Sara Price, 23, a successful multi-championship Professional Motocross and UTV racer from Southern California, will be the first woman to compete in the Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS Series. BitTorrent Inc. has been supporting Sara in the buildup to this event.

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At an event in Pennsylvania this evening, General Tire unveiled an all-new tire in its off-road arsenal, the mud-terrain Grabber X3. The new Grabber X3 model will actually replace the outgoing Grabber tire to provide more mass appeal in the marketplace since it will cater to a wider range of SUV and truck owners. The X3 moniker actually relates to the three areas it is designed to excel in for extreme use: mud, dirt and rock.

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Townsville, Queensland
– Former IndyCar competitor E.J. Viso of Caracas, Venezuela captured his first SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS victory of the 2016 season Sunday afternoon in the SST TRAXXAS trucks finale of the Townsville 400 on the Reid Park temporary street circuit in the North Queensland town of Townsville.

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Casey Folks, director of the World’s Leading Off Road Racing organization Best in the Desert, announced that this year’s 20th Anniversary Vegas to Reno is going to be HUGE.  In order to make the 20th running of the “Longest Off-Road Race in the United States” even more exciting, Folks has turned this iconic race into a two race-day event, that could feature more than 300 of the world’s fastest off-road racers. Deemed by racers as one of their favorite events, the General Tire Vegas to Reno The Long Way presented by FOX, runs August 17-20, 2016.