BLM-Logo-12-1-16WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Land Management, which is responsible for overseeing 245 million acres of the nation’s public lands, has issued its final ‘Planning 2.0’ rule that will update how the agency plans for land management in the West.

The most significant change is the establishment of three additional public input periods early in the planning process to increase transparency and allow for more robust public involvement. Sportsmen and women are hopeful that these changes will increase public satisfaction in the land-use planning process and eventual management of public lands.

2017-Jeep-Jamboree-Logo-12-1-16If you’re looking to get out on the trail with fellow Jeep owners this year, then you’ll want to check out Jeep Jamboree events. Jeep Jamboree is actually getting ready to launch its registration dates for 2017 events. The problem is that the vents are so popular that many of them sell out in minutes.

If you’re hoping to check out one this year, Jeep Jamboree has put together a list of the upcoming events for 2017 and what day they will have registration for each. The registration period kicks on Monday, December 5th, and you can check out the full list of dates below.

Check your shorts
This guy had better thank his lucky stars and get a clean pair of underwear. Any Jeep rollover is a bad thing, but rolling end over end is particularly dangerous. We’re glad they made it out ok. Probably not as glad as they are though!

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There aren’t too many of them out on the road or trail (only 448, according to Jeep), but a Wrangler recall has been announced for 2017 Jeep Wrangler models after the automaker discovered a safety defect related to the fuel tank that was manufactured with a cracked or broken control valve, potentially allowing fuel to leak in the event of a rollover. According to Jeep, the failure can also allow debris to enter the tank or allow it to be overfilled.

2017 Yamaha Raptor 90

2017 Yamaha Raptor 90

If you’re looking for a new ATV for your little dirt devil, Yamaha has some brand-new options available at its dealerships in the form of 2017 youth ATVs.

Just in time for the holiday season, Yamaha has a host of 2017 models that include the all-new YFZ50, which is aimed at ATV enthusiasts 6 years old and up, and new 2017 Raptor 90 model aimed at children 10 and up.

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Buford, GA, December 1, 2016
–  AVS (Auto Ventshade), a brand of Lund International, is excited to introduce OEM paint code color match finishes for its Low Profile Ventvisor side window deflectors and Aeroskin hood protectors. Available in a range of popular vehicle colors, the new Color Match Low Profile Ventvisors and Aeroskin hood protectors deliver a sleek OEM appearance that blends with the vehicle, while still providing comfort and protection.

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Regardless of which side of the camp you find yourself, everyone pretty much agrees this election cycle has been pretty nutty.  In the wake of the presidential election, protests broke out all over the nation and we found video of protesters attacking a Jeep driver in one city.  Maybe this didn’t have anything to do with the election after all.  Maybe these folks were upset that this guy had obviously been off-road.

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When Nissan unveiled its Rogue One version of the Rogue recently at the LA Auto Show, it was also announced that each special edition of the SUV would come with a Death Trooper helmet – totally cool, but it made us wonder which side of the force they were on. Nissan proved recently it’s clearly on the light side of the force with its partnership with Star Wars: Force for Change, where Amazon and Nissan will help with Toys for Tots between now and December 18th.

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Chiho Kim has a love of Legos and automobiles, and that love was put into physical form by building an awesome Jeep Wrangler Rubicon replica out of Lego bricks. In fact, the build is up on the Lego Ideas website and it is currently in the process of review to see if it will have enough to support for Lego to consider building it.

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The Jeep Wrangler has long been one of the benchmarks for a robust and tough 4WD vehicle. And among the variety of makes and models on the market, it still remains one of the best looking 4WDs on the market. It makes little sense to tinker with the iconic look
with a set of ill-fitting roof or carry racks. That’s why Rhino-Rack has designed the Rhino-Rack Backbone and Pioneer Platform system as the quintessential accessory for Jeep Wranglers – low profile, strong and supremely versatile.