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Good News – Rubicon Trail Foundation purchases property

On December 9, 2010, the Rubicon Trail Foundation (RTF) closed escrow on the purchase of 317 acres of land near the world famous Rubicon 4WD Trail in El Dorado County, California. This purchase is the culmination of efforts begun at the inception of RTF and has been a long term goal of the foundation. We have worked with the off …

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Project Buckshot – our ’75 Bronco Sport gets body work and paint

About Project Buckshot: If you haven’t been keeping up with Buckshot, here’s a synopsis; TJ Arvas, a great friend of ours, had a dream to have a great looking, capable, classic 4-wheel drive truck. After 6 months of searching, he landed on a 1975 Ford Bronco Sport. The platform seemed sound enough. It was an uncut beauty that was in nearly …

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Axle Purchase for our Jeep CJ8 Scrambler 

> Axle Purchase: 1984 Wide-Track Axles The Project Over Easy Scrambler has proven herself to be a great platform for simple but effective upgrades.  To-date we have focused on bolt-on upgrades to improve the cooling system, fluid pans, exhaust and stock suspension.  Each of these installation projects has helped the Scrambler perform better on the street and on light trails. …

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Victory for Kane County, Utah

Yesterday morning USA-ALL received calls from Kane County Commissioner Mark Habbeshaw to share the good news with us. The U.S. Attorney filed a response in federal court to the county’s motion for summary judgement. The federal government agreed that Kane County should be granted clear title to almost all of the Skutumpah road in Kane County! This is, as far …

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October Land Use Updates, State By State

While we were away the Washington Examiner printed another “Big Green” expose. This will be old news to most of BRC’s Rec News subscribers. Still, pretty compelling reading. Start with the oped below and check the other Examiner articles on the right. SPECIAL REPORT: Working for Big Green can be a very enriching experience http://brc1.us/9j87wx2 Related to the above… SPECIAL …

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BLM Seeks Comments On Proposed Marine Corps Land Withdrawal

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public comments on a proposal to withdraw – for five years – 332,000 acres of public land adjacent to the Marine Corps’ Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms from settlement, sale, and location of mining claims to preserve the status quo while the Marines complete environmental studies on a long-term proposal …

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California Off-Roaders, pay attention – CORVA Voting Information

As the summer winds down and cooler weather prevails we all look forward to the riding season. We are also approaching a number of key deadlines for planning projects and court decisions that will determine the future of public lands. Forest Service Travel Management has now completed the final phase of NEPA with Records of Decision published for most areas.  …

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Will New Mexico’s Chile Canyon Trails Be Closed ?

The BLM team working on the Trackways National Monument near Las Cruces has released a preliminary set of alternatives and presented them at a workshop for public review. THEY ARE HORRIBLE! All of the alternatives eliminate three of the Chile Challenge Trails. This is in spite of repeated promises by the BLM that the ‘protection’ for the Trackways wouldn’t necessarily …

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Novak Billet Transfer Case Pan

Tired of dealing with a leaky transfer case? Want added gear oil volume to aid in cooling and lubrication? Admire fine American craftsmanship? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, Novak Industries has a product for your Jeep – the Novak Billet Transfer Case Pan.  The 4x4Review.com team has been on a mission to enhance the performance of …

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Glamis Dunes gets 40,000 more acres

We’ll begin with a bit of good news from California. Nick Haris, one of my counterparts over at the  American Motocyclists Association, sent me an email update about 40,000 acres being added to Glamis. This is all related to the new Recreation Area Management Plan (RAMP) for the 200,000-acre Imperial Sand Dunes  Recreation Area, and, of course, the greenies milk-vetch …

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