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OHV

Are the Oceano Dunes in Danger?

Pismo, Oceano Dunes, SLO Dunes, or whatever name you have given it, has been a beloved California OHV riding spot for decades.  Residents who live near the Oceano Dunes OHV area in San Luis Obispo, CA have been in dispute for years over the "health concerns" caused by the dust kicked up in the riding areas. The SLO County Air Pollution District has recently proposed to initiate a five year "dust-migration plan" that calls for taking away land used by off-highway vehicles. Parts of the plan call for: Taking away…

Yamaha Grants $8,500 to ACT Chapters Promoting OHV Awareness

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, provided $8,500 to four chapters of the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (NACT) organization to promote safe, responsible use of ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles in agricultural settings.   As part of the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI), Yamaha granted $3,500 to Oklahoma State University, $2,000 to Utah State, $2,000 to the University of Florida, and $1,000 to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Yamaha transitioned its longstanding support of the NACT…

Destination Ride: Lake Silverwood CA

If you are looking for a great place to off road and get away from the desert heat of California, then heading up to Lake Silverwood might be the perfect trip for you. As part of the San Bernardino National Forest, the lake is located between Hesperia and Crestline. This collection of trails varies in elevation from about 3000 to 6000 feet, making for cooler temperatures than most of SoCal’s popular riding locations. With trail options ranging from tame fire roads to some challenging climbs, this destination ride…