Much of California’s Johnson Valley Riding Area To Be Off-Limits

Much of California's Johnson Valley Riding Area To Be Off-Limits

The Department of the Navy has released a final environmental impact statement for the expansion of a Marine base in California that calls for closing a large portion of the popular Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Riding Area, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The preferred alternative spelled out in the final environmental impact statement would allow […]

EPA Mandates Four-Gallon Gas Purchase From E15 Blend Pumps

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Federal Officials Mandating Minimum Four-Gallon Gasoline Purchase From Certain Ethanol-Blend Pumps The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will require all consumers to buy at least four gallons of gasoline from certain gas pumps after the new E15 ethanol-gasoline blend is introduced into the market, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The EPA revealed the requirement to the […]

Bill Introduced To Reopen Riding In California’s Clear Creek Area

Some 70,000 acres of public land in California that has been off-limits to off-highway-vehicle riders since 2008 would reopen under legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On Aug. 2, Farr introduced a H.R. 6286 that would designate the popular Clear Creek Management Area near Hollister — which is […]

California Parks Director Resigns Over Recently Found $54 Million

California Parks Director Resigns Over Recently Found $54 Million

The director of the California Department of Parks and Recreation has resigned after officials found nearly $54 million in surplus money that had been left to sit in an account for nearly 12 years.

Congress Sets Aside $85 Million For Federal Trails Program

Congress Sets Aside $85 Million For Federal Trails Program

ATV and dirt bike riders will be able to continue to enjoy hundreds of trails across the country thanks to funding included in the recently-approved transportation bill, reports the American Motorcycle Association.