Ride Safe: ATV Safety Week June 8th-15th

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This summer, for one week, June 8-15, the ATV Safety Institute (ASI) will be rolling out ATV Safety Week throughout the country. The ASI is working with partners all across the country who have volunteered to provide free ATV RiderCourse training and other ATV Safety education opportunities to help educate ATV riders young and old […]

Senate Transportation Bill Includes Recreational Trails Program

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Two more committees, House yet to weigh in The transportation bill announced Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee includes a re-authorization of the Recreational Trails Program, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The Recreational Trails Program is an $85 million initiative that funds motorized recreational trails. The […]

EPA Acknowledges that Ethanol Damages Engines

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines by increasing exhaust temperatures and indirectly causing component failures, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The EPA statements are found in a rule proposal issued by the Federal Trade Commission regarding a new label for pumps […]

Help ASA Remove Glamis Closure Stakes

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The Day Has Come – Your Help Is Needed To Help Remove The Closure Stakes! The American Sand Association (aSa) is working on a volunteer effort, in conjunction with the Bureau of Land Management, to start the process of removing the closure stakes in the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area. More specifically, the small central […]

New to You: 40,000 Acres to Be opened for OHV in Glamis Dunes

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Off road or Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts have a big reason to celebrate this week, about 40,000 acres worth of celebrating actually, as a large section of the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area—AKA Glamis—that had been off limits will open up this coming fall. For 14 years sections of the dunes had been closed […]