Land Use

NO GRAIN OF SAND! BILL INTRODUCED INTO CONGRESS THAT WILL ESTABLISH JOHNSON VALLEY AS NATIONAL OHV AREA.

Today marks an historic day for the OHV community. The attached bill is the language that will be noticed this morning with the Natural Resources Committee for a hearing next Friday. The intent of the bill is to protect all of Johnson Valley for recreational use, particularly off-highway vehicles, and …
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OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE GROUP WINS HISTORIC CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT LAWSUIT AGAINST STATE PARKS: TRUCKHAVEN TRAILS STAY OPEN

After nearly 18 months of hard-fought litigation, EcoLogic Partners, Inc. (“EcoLogic”) has prevailed in its California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) lawsuit against the California Department of Parks and Recreation (“State Parks”) over the closure of recreational vehicle routes in Truckhaven (also known as the “Freeman Property”).  On October 16, 2012, …
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Johnson Valley OHV Area Final Environmental Impact Statement has been released.

ORBA is reviewing the FEIS and working with the California Motorized Recreation Council, and Ecologic Partners on comments. The Long awaited Johnson Valley OHV area Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) was released last Friday in Washington, D.C. View Document Here The nearly 1200 page document will be reviewed by ORBA …
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California Motorized Recreational Council Hires Livingston Group to help save Johnson Valley OHV area

April 18, 2012 – Washington, DC –  The California Motorized Recreation Council (CMRC), an umbrella group of the eight largest OHV access groups in California, has agreed to contract terms with the Livingston Group, LLC in Washington, DC to help stave off the expansion of the 29 Palms Marine Base. The …
Events/CompetitionsPress Release

Robby Gordon Partners with Torchmate Racing for 2012-2013 Season

Capitalizing on a 10-year relationship with Lincoln Electric, Robby Gordon Motorsports has embraced the new addition to the Lincoln family and welcomed Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems onto Planet Robby. Gordon, who has acquired the Torchmate Racing built TTB car for the upcoming Griffin King of the Hammers event, will begin …
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Torchmate racing prepares for the 2012 King of the Hammers with a full schedule of activities

Over the next week off-road enthusiasts from around the globe will converge on the tiny desert hamlet of Johnson Valley California. The sparsely populated community swells to over 20,000 when the annual pilgrimage of off roaders descends on Means dry lakebed for the King of the Hammers event. More than …
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Torchmate Racing announces unique campaign at the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers to benefit OHV access issues

Torchmate CNC Cutting systems, and its parent company Lincoln Electric will continue Torchmate‘s history of involvement in the King of the Hammers with the introduction of “The Lincoln Experience”. The partnership of Lincoln electric welders and the Torchmate CNC cutting system presents a opportunity to explore the equipment’s full potential …