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Entries from April 29th, 2008

Dan Kleen, NOHVCC, on PitPass Radio

April 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Dan Kleen, NOHVCC, on PitPass Radio · Events, Politics of Riding

Tonight’s PitPass Radio featured Dan Kleen, president of NOHVCC – the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council. Dan did a good job of explaining some of the organization’s functions. Specifically, he was on to discuss a legislative victory in Iowa that got the State to return ATV fees that the legislature had confiscated for the past […]

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Washington State Gov vetoes new trial ban

April 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Washington State Gov vetoes new trial ban · Politics of Riding

According to this press release from the AMA Washington State governor Christine Gregoire vetoed a portion of the state’s annual budget that included a last-minute rider to ban all new ORV trail construction until 2009. The AMA today praised Washington State Gov. Christine Gregoire’s line-item veto of a measure that would have banned all construction […]

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Another cool trailer conversion and more Diamond Don’s pics

April 19th, 2008 · Comments Off on Another cool trailer conversion and more Diamond Don’s pics · Racing, Vintage, Workbench

Two cool links today. First is another nice trailer conversion site I found while researching some RV awnings. I don’t know the owner’s name, but he’s done some really nice stuff inside his 7’x14′ tandem axle trailer. I especially this idea for a flip-out table that attaches to the E-Track cargo strips along the wall. […]

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Here’s a few camping tricks anyone can use

April 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on Here’s a few camping tricks anyone can use · Events, Vintage

I’m not much of a camper. In fact, I haven’t camped at all since about 1982 or so. I’m just not into it, at least not as a lifestyle thing. My compulsion about hygiene and taking showers kinda keeps me in hotel rooms. But with gas prices climbing to European levels, and the mileage in […]

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Wearing the Leatt

April 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Wearing the Leatt · Safety, Technology

As noted the other day, I spent last weekend at the Diamond Don’s Riverport AHRMA national. What a mudfest! I’d like to say that I had a great race and finished in the top three in my class, but that was not to be. I was running well in the first moto of Sportsman 250 […]

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Diamond Don’s 2008 report

April 9th, 2008 · Comments Off on Diamond Don’s 2008 report · Events, Racing, Vintage

Just a brief update since I haven’t posted here in a while. I just got back from a week-long trip to Texas where, with a good deal of help from Texan John Putkey, I race-prepped my CZ 250 – the Mean Lady – and competed in my first VMX since 2006. I had a great […]

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