Coyote Creek Sprint Enduors Oct 12-13!

 

 

 

Oct 12-13

An SRT  Championship
Enduro Series.

Hosted by the:
Timekeepers MC

Round 3 of the District 36 – SRT Adult
Championship Enduro Series 

Round 5 of the District 36 – SRT Youth/Family
Championship Enduro Series

Presented by NORCAL Motorsports

Online Registration is now open.  Sign up now and avoid the rush at the race! Enter Online Now!

Youth/Family Day Sign-ups

Adult Day Signups

Stuff To Know……….

 

You MUST have:

  • Current AMA Membership Card**
  • Current District 36 Membership Card**
  • approved spark arrestor

AMA and District 36 Rules apply

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

Date:    October 12 & 13, 2019
Place:   Metcalf Motorcycle Park – 300 Metcalf Rd. San Jose, CA 95138

Racing starts at:  9:00 am

See flyer for more details

Coyote Creek Sprint Enduor Flyer   

Map to the Coyote Creek Enduro

 

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MMX European Scrambles – Sept 28-29!

 

 

Sept 28-29

A Mojo Motosport Championship
Cross Country Series.

Hosted by:

Round 11 of the District 36 – SRT Adult Championship Cross Country Series presented by 707 Suspension.

Round 11 of the District 36 – Motion Pro Youth Cross Country Championship Series presented by Honda, Kawasaki, KTM of Modesto


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:    Sept 28 & 29, 2019
Place:   MMX Racing –  981 Shad Rd, Marysville, CA 95901

Racing starts at:  8:30 am on Saturday and 8:00 am on Sunday

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MMX ES Flyer   

Map to MMX

 

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Bigfoot Blitz HS – October 5 & 6

 

Oct 5-6

A Mojo Motosport Championship
Cross Country Series.

Hosted by the:
Siskiyou County Off-Road Riders

Round 12 of the District 36 – SRT Adult Championship Cross Country Series presented by 707 Suspension.

Round 12 of the District 36 – Motion Pro Youth Cross Country Championship Series presented by Honda, Kawasaki, KTM of Modesto

Online Registration is now open.  Sign up now and avoid the rush at the race!

Pre-Registration will close Thursday Oct 3rd at 7 PM so act now and and…….
“Lets Go Racing!”

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:    October 5 & 6, 2019
Place:   Mt Shasta Ski Park – 15 min from Mt Shasta City, CA

Racing starts at:  9:30 am on Saturday and 9:00 am on Sunday

See flyer for more details

Bigfoot Blitz HS Flyer   

Map to the Bigfoot Blitz HS

 

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Take Action To Save Tesla Property For OHV Use!

ACTION REQUESTED: Send Email to Governor Gavin Newsom

MESSAGE TO GOVERNOR:  Oppose AB 1086

Assembly Bill 1086 – a desperate last minute political maneuver to  resurrect the failed SB 767 legislation – was sent to Governor Newsome’s desk on September 13 and awaits his oppose or support decision.

The D36 LAO lobbyist, Terry McHale, gave pointed and moving testimony at the September 11 hearing on why AB 1086 is a bad bill.  

D36 is asking our members to email the Governor TODAY asking him to OPPOSE AB 1086 for the following reasons:

  • Sets dangerous precedent for local political activists to close ANY State Park unit they object to.
  • Disenfranchises an important user community and recreation activity.
  • Ignores previous legislative action that authorized legal OHV use on lands purchased with dedicated funds.
  • Not one of the AB 1086 proponents opposed the purchase and authorizing legislation.
  • The Department of Finance opposed SB 767.

Please call, email, or FAX your letter TODAY to Governor Newsom asking him to OPPOSE AB 1086

Governor Gavin Newsom
1303 10th Street, Ste. 1173
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: 916-445-2841
FAX: 916-558-3160
E-Mail: https://govapps.gov.ca.gov/gov40mail/

Thank you for taking action on this critical issue!

Don Amador
Government Affairs
AMA District 36

damador@cwo.com

Carnegie/Tesla Update!

AMA D36 LAO UPDATE ON CARNEGIE/TESLA LEGISLATION – AB 1086

The Glazer bill was resurrected one more time.  The hearing was expected to be quick and a slam-dunk. It didn’t go that way.

            AMA D36 LAO Lobbyist, Terry McHale, testifies against AB 1086.

Please watch the highly informative 24 minute hearing at the link below.

LINK TO HEARING:  https://www.senate.ca.gov/media-archive  Scroll down to the September 11 hearing of the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee and click on “Watch.”

OHV has a story to tell and you will get a clearer understanding of why it has taken three attempts and a skirting of the senate rules to move the bill.  The bill will go to the governor and we will have a template for an opposition letter.

I am proud of how well OHV does against big odds in a legislature controlled by urban democrats.  The senators, however, to be fair, were very conscientious and agreed with many of our concerns.

Don Amador
Government Affairs
AMA District 36 LAO
Email: Damador@cwo.com

Phantom HS – September 14-15

 

 


Sept 14-15

 

A Mojo Motosport Championship Cross Country Series.

Round 6 of the District 36 – SRT Adult Championship Cross Country Series presented by 707 Suspension.

Round 6 of the District 36 – Motion Pro Youth Cross Country Championship Series presented by Honda, Kawasaki, KTM of Modesto

This race, hosted by the Ghostriders MC, has been rescheduled to this new date.  Originally set for the spring, with this new date it will now be counted in the fall Series for B & C Championship points


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:    September 14 & 15 2019
Place:  Hollister Hill SVRA – Upper Ranch

Racing starts at:  8:30 am on Saturday and 8:00 am on Sunday

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Oppose Tariffs On EU Motorcycles, parts, & Accessories

Oppose tariffs on EU motorcycles parts, and accessories

Sign the petition today!

 

The Office of United States Trade Representative, as part of a dispute over aircraft subsidies, has proposed 100 percent tariffs on motorcycles imported from countries in the European Union with an engine size between 500cc and 700cc, along with parts and accessories.

The American Motorcyclist Association is joining others in the motorcycling community to oppose the USTR’s latest ill-conceived proposal. Motorcyclists should not be penalized with exorbitant tariffs because of an unrelated trade dispute. Any trade sanctions imposed as a result of this dispute should come from more closely related industries or products.

To oppose this tariff, the AMA is asking our members to sign this petition. The petition will be presented to the USTR to demonstrate the motorcycling public’s opposition to the proposal. Please take a moment and complete the form below to protect the future of motorcycling.

Take Action

Motorcyclists who depend on parts from Europe to keep their motorcycles in safe, working order will face increased cost and decreased availability under this proposal. This will result in motorcyclists putting off critical maintenance and will keep their vehicles off the road, negatively affecting the countless small businesses that depend on motorcycle-based tourism. Additionally, this proposed tariff will cause serious, and potentially irreversible, harm to American small- and medium-sized business owners selling the motorcycles, parts and accessories.

Should the availability of products be hindered through unjustified trade sanctions on European-produced motorcycles, dealerships may close, leaving countless Americans without jobs. The negative effects of the proposed trade sanctions will not only harm the motorcycle sales industry, but will spread through the aftermarket equipment sector, recreation equipment sales, the sports entertainment industry and further down the line.

LAO Opinion On Oceano Dunes Dust Hoax

OPINION

By Don Amador

July 10, 2019

SLO APCD DUST HOAX SHOULD INVALIDATE AGREEMENTS

After attending and/or reviewing video and other documents obtained over the years from various public meetings related to “toxic dust ” supposedly created by OHV use at Oceano Dunes SVRA, I have a deep concern that Coastal Commission Staff have perpetuated and promoted a myth created by the San Luis Obispo Air Pollution Control District (APCD) that the air in Nipomo Mesa contains dangerous amounts of crystalline silica dust.

Guarding Our Right To Ride

Crystalline silica dust is an acute inhalation health risk. It can cause silicosis and lung cancer and so is regulated by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) based on exposure during an 8 hour work day.

However, airborne particulate matter—dust/blowing sand—encountered in a commercial, residential or rural environment is not hazardous like silica dust though it is still regulated by federal and state air quality agencies. These regulations are based on PM10 dust concentrations averaged over a 24-hour period and assume the dust does not include particles of acute toxicity, such as crystalline silica.

For more than 10 years, the APCD has made unsubstantiated claims that PM10 detected on the Mesa contains toxic amounts of crystalline silica dust. Further, the APCD said the silica dust was from OHV use at the SVRA. These claims were presented in various APCD reports and correspondence, and stated by APCD representatives at public meetings. The claims were then repeated and amplified by public officials, agencies, members of the public, and the local press.

At a March 21, 2018 meeting of the APCD’s Hearing Board, APCD’s Larry Allen was forced to concede publicly that crystalline silica in dust on the Nipomo Mesa was not an issue. He stated, “Well, you know it’s a red herring…it has no bearing whatsoever.”

It is a falsehood that the air of Nipomo Mesa contains hazardous amounts of crystalline silica dust. It is just one of many falsehoods and misleading statements made by the APCD in its quest to malign a state park and legal OHV recreation.

The APCD toxic dust hoax should rightfully invalidate the stipulated order of abatement and other management decisions that were based on a lie. 

Don Amador
Government Affairs
AMA District 36

Stewards of the Sierra National Forest Dual Sport/Adventure Rides Rescheduled

The Stewards of the Sierra National Forest have rescheduled their Summer Dual Sport/Adventure rides to run September 6, 7, 8.  Seems there’s still a little too much snow at the higher elevations.  The ride was originally scheduled to run this coming weekend.

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For the Dual Sport bikes……There will be a Self-Guided Dual Sport Adventure ride which will consist of great back roads and trails throughout the area. The route will be approximately 120 miles on Saturday and 80 miles on Sunday. Optional hard way splits for the more experienced riders.

Or….

For the bigger Adventure bikes…. There will be a Self-Guided Big Bike Adventure ride which will consist of great back roads and trails throughout the area. The route will be approximately 120 miles on Saturday and 80 miles on Sunday. Optional hard way splits for the more experienced riders.

Each entry includes:

  • Event T Shirt
  • Saturday Night Bar-B-Q
  • Membership to the Stewards of the Sierra National Forest

You can also Donate for:

  • A Friday Night Dinner
  • Sunday morning Breakfast
  • Extra B-B-Q Dinners
  • Extra Event T Shirts

                Enter Online Here

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