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March 1, 2003 1:00 AM
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The world-famous Widowmaker Hillclimb is returning to Utah on June 21-22, 2003, after an absence of 15 years. This off-road motorcycle event was originally held near Draper, Utah, from 1965 to 1988, and in its heyday drew over 20,000 spectators. It was featured in Bruce Brown's 1971 motion picture "On Any Sunday" and is still shown in the opening...
March 1, 2003 1:00 AM
(Regular Editorial)
Americans like the environment. But the November 2002 elections demonstrated that they don't particularly like the advocacy groups that claim to speak for the "environmental movement." Why? Perhaps it's the moral self-righteousness, political shrillness, and, well, sheer loopiness that is part and parcel of green rhetoric today. The campaign to...
March 1, 2003 1:00 AM
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Eighty-seven-year-old Carl Cicogni stood proudly in front of his four-wheel drive guests and told them, "Three famous people have slept in this old hotel.
March 1, 2003 1:00 AM
(Legal Action)
*Montana Wilderness Assoc. vs. U.S.F.S. (U.S. District Court--Montana & 9th Circuit) Counsel for BlueRibbon and the Forest Service are evaluating their options in light of the 9th Circuit's January 6, 2003 decision. *Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance vs. Norton (U.S. District Court & 10th Circuit) SUWA filed its response to the petition...
March 1, 2003 1:00 AM
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Once again, the gang at Dirt Rider Magazine worked with the BlueRibbon Coalition to select over 30 trail volunteers to attend the 2003 24-Hour Torture Test at Glen Helen Motorsports Park in southern California. ESPN and Speedvision were also on hand to document the event and to tape this year's Sound Test Module run by BRC staffer Don Amador,...
March 1, 2003 1:00 AM
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The AMA "Save Our Trails" Fund is winding down, having paid out more than $76,000 to AMA District 37 for legal expenses in the District's battle to protect off-highway riding areas in California. The "Save Our Trails" Fund was created to accept donations for District 37 (Southern California) legal battles and other efforts to protect off-highway...
March 1, 2003 1:00 AM
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The American Horse Council staff met with Christopher Douwes, Recreational Trails Program Manager, from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), on Tuesday, October 15th. This meeting had several purposes: (1) to explain the role of the Recreation Committee as a part of the American Horse Council; (2) to support the need for an equine trails...
March 1, 2003 1:00 AM
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The massive Pacific storm that was forecast for the weekend failed to dampen the spirits of riders who attended the OHV Sound Day at Hayward Kawasaki Motorsports. Many riders from throughout the Oakland and East Bay Area came to this fun event to see what the decibel reading was on their off-road motorcycle.
March 1, 2003 1:00 AM
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The Wayehutta ATV Trail system is located in the heart of the Southern Appalachians in Cullowhee, North Carolina, in the Roy Taylor Forest which is owned and managed by the US Forest Service. This 28-mile loop trail system utilizes many old logging roads and rail beds used long ago to take the timber down the mountain to market. Since 1990 the...
March 1, 2003 1:00 AM
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(Assistant Editor)
It was a beautiful, sunny winter day when my dad decided to take us up to the mountains to do some ATVing and sledding. My mom, dad, little brother (Lance), my husband (Scott), and I all loaded up in the truck looking forward to a fun-filled day in the snow. Our destination was just above Magic Mountain outside of Twin Falls, Idaho. We came upon a...

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