CERA’S Enduro Weekend is Here!

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You and your Family and Friends are cordially invited to our Enduro weekend.

  1. Crazy Miner Family Enduro, Round 2 of the 2019 SRT District 36 Youth Family Enduro Championship Series
  2. Fools Gold Round 3 of the 2019 SRT District 36 Championship Enduro Series.

Saturday’s Crazy Miner is an event you can ride with your family and as a warm up for the full enduro on Sunday so bring the family.

Join us for the weekend of riding and camping in the national forest.  And the best part is there are no gate or camping fees!  You will need to get a fire permit if you want a campfire or are using a portable outdoor stove.  Get your permit online here or at the Georgetown Ranger Station 

CLICK ME to get the Information you need!

Flyers; Route sheets for both events, Pre-Registers Row Assignments for both events!

Or mayby you want to come up and help?  Click the link in the side bar >>>>>>>>>>

Stuff to know:

Required to Ride:

  • Current Red, Green Or Out-of-State OHV Sticker Or Current Licence Plate
  • A Forest Service Approved Factory Or Aftermarket Spark Arrestor 
  • Your Riding Number/Letter (assigned by CERA) On Your Front Number Plate At Least 4″ high
  • Your Riding Number On A Helmet Sticker (supplied by CERA) On The Lower Right (throttle) Side Of Your Helmet (make sure you helmet strap doesn’t cover it)
Dates:    May 4-5, 2019
Place:
Mace Mill Staging Area
Mace Mill Rd.

Georgetown, CA
Sign Up Hours:
Friday 3-5 pm / 7-9 pm
Saturday 7-9 am / 3-5 pm 7-9 pm
Sunday 6-8:30 am
(subject to change)
Key times:
Crazy Miner – 9:00 am
Fools Gold – 8:00 am

Crazy Miner – Fools Gold Flyer

Map to the meet

Maybe you’d like to come up and help put on one or both of the meets?  We are looking for extra help and no experience is necessary – we train on the job!
If you’re interested signup here: 
CM-FG Volunteer 

 

D36 ACTION ALERT – CA RED STICKER/COMPETITION BIKE REGULATIONS

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SEND LETTER BEFORE APRIL 22 AT

Many of you have been following the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Proposed OHRV Regulatory Amendments to the Red Sticker Program. The official 45-day comment period started on March 8 and ends on April 22, 2019 at 5 p.m. There will be a CARB hearing on April 25 but the most important action you can take is to send in a comment, since a decision will most likely have been made before the board meets.

On April 10, D36 LAO submitted formal comments with a common sense “Competition Stakeholders Alternative.” D36 believes the CARB staff proposal falls short since it continues to rely on incomplete data sets or misguided understanding of what “competition” means to affected riders, land managers, rural economies, OHV dealerships, law enforcement of OHV policies, conservation/restoration efforts, trail ethic education programs, and organized OHV clubs and/or motorcycle competition sanctioning bodies.

Unfortunately, it also appears that CARB has failed to understand and capture the importance of riders having access to meaningful practice for competition events on private, local, state, and federal lands.

D36 believes the collective weight of the proposal could have an unintended and devastating impact on competition events, riders, and other related stakeholders including land management agencies in the State of California.

D36 respects the limited amount of time that most riders have available to attend meetings and write letters. But since this issue will shape the future of competition motorcycle events and practice riding for decades to come, the D36 LAO is asking you to send a short letter to CARB asking them to support
the D36 Competition Stakeholder proposal that seeks to meet the following CARB objectives listed below in bullet format.

  • Ensure law enforcement has the ability to access vehicle ownership and registration for competition off-road motorcycles through use of a 17 digit VIN. Additional benefit for financing and insuring competition labeled off-road only motorcycles.
  • Ensure competition off-road motorcycle owners fund OHV-related land management, restoration, law enforcement, vehicle registration, safety, education, and youth training programs.
  • Allow for the purchase, operation, and resale of competition labeled off-road motorcycles for use by racers at sanctioned “closed-course” or skill-based off-road motorcycle competition events (i.e. GP, Hare Scrambles, Enduros, Trials, etc.) and for practicing for participation at sanctioned off-road motorcycle competition events.
  • Safeguard the future of off-road motorcycle races/events and related race practicing.

Again, D36 is asking its members who want to preserve our access to competition motorcycles to take a couple of minutes to send in a simple comment letter to CARB asking them to adopt our alternative or some version thereof. Feel free to cite the bullet points above and/or add any specific comments about what competition means to your family and friends.

Send Letter using the CARB online comment form link
https://www.arb.ca.gov/lispub/comm/bcsubform.php?listname=ohrv2019&comm_period=A 

If you have time, also send your letter to the CARB Clerk at: cotb@arb.ca.gov
and send a copy to the D36 LAO at: Damador@cwo.com

To read comments submitted by D36 and others, please use the link below
https://www.arb.ca.gov/lispub/comm/bccommlog.php?listname=ohrv2019

Thanks in advance for taking time to participate in this regulatory process.

Don Amador
Government Affairs
AMA District 36 LAO

ACTION ALERT – Carnegie Saga Continues at April 9th Hearing!

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On April 9, 2019, the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee will hold a hearing on legislation (SB 767) introduced by Senator Glazer which is a new version of the Carnegie bill that we defeated 

last year.  It is not as bad as the earlier version because it does not have us selling the park at rock bottom 1992 prices.

However, the bill is still problematic.  It calls for a hearing to review the mission of the park and provides a structure for selling it to local entities for environmental purposes. The consequence to every state purchase is obvious.

Your D36 LAO Program has initiated meetings in the Capitol and is currently opposing the bill.  The LAO will be testifying at the hearing and is also working to forge a solution that gets us out of this permanent limbo.   This is just the beginning of a long legislative process that will extend into the summer.

In the meantime, the LAO is urging D36 members to send in letters using the AMA’s Grassroots Action Network System.  AMA is an important partner and the LAO appreciates their work on this issue.

LINK TO AMA CARNEGIE ACTION ALERT

https://cqrcengage.com/amacycle/app/write-a-letter?5&engagementId=498508

Thanks for your ongoing support of the D36 LAO Program and our efforts to promote and protect responsible OHV recreation in California. 

Don Amador
Government Affairs
AMA D36 – LAO

Walker Ridge OHV Riding Area A Potential Wind Farm?

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District 36 LAO ACCESS ALERT

Rendition of what Walker Ridge would look like with wind mills

The D36 LAO has just learned that the BLM as hired a Walker Ridge Project Manager who started work on April 1, 2019.  The energy companies associated with this project are the Colusa Wind Energy LLC (CWE) that is owned by Salka Energy, Algonquin Utilities Power Corporation, and Liberty Power Corporation.  D36 also understands the BLM has signed a MOU with CWE.

D36 understands that a lot of its members ride off-road motorcycles in the Walker Ridge area.  And, that the BLM has identified that general area for OHV travel planning to designate a substantive network of high-value OHV trails.

D36 and a number of its OHV and conservation partners have long opposed various wind energy planning efforts over the last 10-15 years.  However, it seems the administration’s new energy expansion strategy has identified Walker Ridge as a potential wind farm.

OHV Route On The South End Of Walker Ridge

D36 has sent a request to the BLM asking that it be placed on the project’s mailing list and is sent copies of any related documents related to MOUs, agreements, scoping, planning, and project implementation.

Be assured, the D36 LAO will be engaged on this important issue over the next 1-2 years.

 

 

Don Amador
Government Affairs
AMA D36 – LAO

Lazy Bumb HS – New Venue!

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The 2019 Lazy Bumb Hare Scrambles 
March 30th & 31st
A Mojo Motosport Championship Cross Country Series.

Round 2 of the District 36 – SRT Adult Championship Cross Country Series presented by SpecBolt.

Round 2 of the District 36 – Motion Pro Youth Cross Country Championship Series presented by Honda, Kawasaki, KTM of Modesto

Time to enter online growing short!  Pre-entries close Thursday March 28th at 7 PM Enter now!


Stuff To Know……….

You MUST have:

  • Current AMA Membership Card**
  • Current District 36 Membership Card**
  • Scoring transponder compatible with D36 scoring equipment (available at signups)
  • USFS approved spark arrestor
  • Correct number plate and number-letter colors for your class on front and side plates
  • Correct numbers and letter sizes required (see D36 Operations Manual Section 3.2.2 for youth and section 6.14 thru 6.17.2 for adults)
  • Riding numbers on both sides of Helmet below the helmet strap.

AMA and District 36 Rules apply

**If you need to Join or renew give yourself extra time at sign-ups.

Date:    March 30 & 31 2019
Place:  21119 Panoche Rd, Paicines, CA 95043

Racing starts at:  8:30 am on Saturday and 9 am on Sunday

See flyer for more details

Lazy Bumb HS Flyer

Map to the Lazy Bumb HS

 

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Phantom HS Postponed!

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The Phantom Hare Scrambles, Round 6 of the Mojo-Distinct 36 Championship Cross Country Series, originally scheduled for March 16th & 17th has postponed.  The Hollister Hills Park officials have asked the Ghostriders MC to select another date due to the recent rains and concerns about ground saturation and potential excessive damage to the trails. 

Watch for more updates and a new date.

 

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Old Crow HS Reschedules Adult Day / Honey Lake HS Cancels!

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2019 Old Crow Hare Scrambles
April 7, 2019
2019 Honey Lake Hare Scrambles

The Old Crow got the Youth day completed on March 2nd but Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating and the Adult day on Sunday was rained out.  This new date is to run the adult races to finish the Old Crow’s meets for the series.

This Date became available due to the cancellation of the Honey Lake Hare Scrambles.  We have no further details on why Honey Lake cancelled at this time but have been assured that it will return.

Sooooo…..On to the Old Crow, Round 5 of the District 36 – SRT Championship Cross Country Series presented by SpecBolt. 

Stuff To Know……….

You MUST have:

  • Current AMA Membership Card**
  • Current District 36 Membership Card**
  • Scoring transponder compatible with D36 scoring equipment (available at signups)
  • USFS approved spark arrestor
  • Correct number plate and number-letter colors for your class on front and side plates
  • Correct numbers and letter sizes required (see D36 Operations Manual Section 3.2.2 for youth and section 6.14 thru 6.17.2 for adults)
  • Riding numbers on both sides of Helmet below the helmet strap.

AMA and District 36 Rules apply

**If you need to Join or renew give yourself extra time at sign-ups.

Date:    April 7, 2019 (Sunday only for the adult races including Junior Sportsman class)
Place:   Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area
18600 Corral Hollow Rd, Tracy, CA 95376

Racing starts at:  9:00 am

See flyer for more details

Old Crow HS Flyer

Map to Old Crow

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D36 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS LEAD APPOINTED TO BLM RESOURCE ADVISORY COUNCIL

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Acting Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, has appointed the AMA District 36 Government Affairs lead to serve on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Central California Resource Advisory Council (RAC).  Don Amador, a former chairman of the California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission, will be representing the interests of OHV enthusiasts who enjoy casual use or participate in permitted motorized events.

Don Amador riding Cow Mountain

This particular RAC advises the BLM on public land issues within the boundaries of the Bakersfield, Bishop, Central Coast, Mother Lode and Ukiah field offices, which comprise the Central California District.

D36 members enjoy participating in competition events or trail riding with family and friends at popular OHV sites within the RAC’s jurisdiction.  Some of those units include the BLM’s Cow Mountain and Knoxville OHV Areas.

The Clear Creek Management Area (currently closed) is also within the RAC’s boundary.  In addition, there are dispersed OHV opportunities in or near Walker Ridge and in the Sierra or Coastal Mountain foothills.

The RAC can make recommendations on programs and policies to increase outdoor recreation opportunities for all Americans including new OHV riding areas and to implement the agency’s regulatory reform proposals which include streamlining the event permit process.

Don Amador states, “I look forward to representing the interests of OHV recreationists who enjoy trail riding or participating in motorcycle competition events.  The RAC will most certainly be reviewing the status of OHV recreation at Clear Creek and other lands (either currently closed or open to OHV) within its jurisdiction.”

“D36 members understand that OHV is a significant contributor to the economy and an important part of the California state-wide recreation opportunity matrix and that OHV recreation is also an important partner when it comes to addressing the growing threat of intense wildfires on both public and private lands.  I look forward to working with other user groups on the RAC in support of access to, and resource management of, lands within the RAC’s project area,” Amador concludes.

WILD HORSE SPRINT ENDURO IS THIS SUNDAY MARCH 10th!

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From Western States Racing Association:  “The conditions are perfect, Toulon is at it’s best when it is wet.  Looks like the road conditions will be good for this weekend.  Look forward to having everyone come out and have fun in the desert.”  

 This weekend!

The Western States Racing Association is running their 2019 Wild Horse Sprint Enduro, Round 1 of the 2019  SRT – District 36 Championship Enduro Series presented by NorCal Motorsports.

Stuff To Know……….

  • Current AMA Membership Card Required**
  • Current District 36 Membership Card Required**
  • Spark Arrestor Required
  • Riders will be assigned riding numbers
  • Sound test – not to exceed 96dba – Vintage 101dba
  • NO FIREWORKS!
  • Campfires in containers only

**If you need to Join or renew give yourself extra time at sign-ups.

AMA and District 36 Rules apply

Dates:    March 10, 2019
Place:    Toulon, Nevada
              GPS: 40.067194 – 118.678389 

Time:     Racing Starts at 9 am with the A Riders first out.

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Map to Wild Horse HS 

Let’s go Racing!

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