Faces September 2015
Races Volume 1 - Issue 2
Photo by: Jim Bull Photo
Mason Tucker #277 WINS BIG at PVR
LORETTA LYNN CHAMPIONS INSIDE
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In this issue, check out lots of stuff from our friends at the ECEA. We have both enduro and hare scrambles coverage for you plus those awesome ECEA Fast Kidz in the Rider Spotlight section. In addition we have both local motocross coverage and a few Amateur National Champs from the region. It never ceases to amaze me the talent that comes out of our area, no matter what the discipline. We also hit up a few off road events this past month and a Motocross for Christ camp and you can find info on upcoming events that will be taking place in September along with our Where to Ride section. New items you can check out this month include our first ever video drop on Brappmag.com and we’ve also launched our full printed version online as well. We know so many of you love to touch and read the printed version, but there are many also that just like to go online. The online version also lets us expand on our coverage for you. While there you’ll be able to link to videos, additional photos from events and our ever important advertisers websites.
In This Issue:
Welcome to Brapp Magazine....................................... 3 Shotgun Hare Scrambles.............................................. 6 ECEA Fast Kidz Spotlight............................................... 8 Green Marble Enduro.................................................. 9 PA OHV Info................................................................. 13 Where to Ride............................................................. 14-16
ATR Ride...................................................................... 18 MDRA at Pleasure Valley............................................. 20 Loretta Lynn Champions.............................................. 22-23 Monster Moto - Mountain Fest.................................... 24
If I could take a moment here; the love has been great for the magazine but the fact of the matter is, without our advertisers, it just wouldn’t be possible. I ask you to check with the advertisers in our pages before you do business elsewhere. They are the ones who are supporting local racing and riding and trust me when I say, they want your business. Let them know you saw their ad in our pages.
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New things from Brapp Mag include video coverage from my son and partner Trevor Bull and soon available we’ll have a full line of Brapp Mag Swag including tee’s, hoody’s and hats. Find us at events and watch our website and social media pages for product introductions.
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Well, that’s it for now. Thanks for all the love and we’ll see you all out there.
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HMDR Shotgun Harescramble East Coast Enduro Association - Southside Conservation Club
August 1-2, 2015
What a weekend to debut our first issue of Brapp Magazine back to the racing community. The High Mountain Dirt Riders are the hosts of this event which has run at this site for close to 20 years now. Jim Beaver was the man that built the relationship with The Southside Conservation Club all those years ago that brought the club here and obviously it still flourishes today.
Nathan Dulaney races to the Junior class O/A.
Hidden in the lush mountains of central Pa, this site covers almost 300 acres and borders state game lands and is a perfect location for this yearly event. It was obvious that both of these clubs take pride in the stewardship of the land there. Anyhow we had a bang up time of it landing there on Saturday morning just in time for the Pee Wee race to begin. The ECEA Fast Kidz sure did put on a show for the great crowd on hand. After the Pee Wees the Juniors raced with the Youth class finishing up the day of racing. On to our debut. I would like to thank the ECEA Harescramble committee and all the racers both young and old alike for welcoming us back into the fold. ECEA Fast Kidz Kenito Held, Austin Tsakanikas, Brandon Renier and Cate Nash held an autograph session and signed their Brapp Mags for the masses. It was a great turnout and these kids truly are my heroâ€™s. After that we had the trophy celebration and then time for food and fun.
The HMDR Shotgun trophy. coveted Shotgun Trophy followed by Jesse Groemm, Kyle Mcdonal, Jed Haines and Thorn Devlin rounding out the top 5. Again we would like to thank all involved for the hospitality and we look forward to representing your events for years to come in the pages of Brapp Magazine. Please check out race photos from the days event on our website at: www.brappmag.com and find all of the days results at: www.ecea.org.
The evening hours brought a Sharknado movie marathon that kept us up late into the night, many visited the local Knobels amusement park and a great time was had by all.
Mr. Phillips keeps the kidz motivated to the finish.
Sunday morning we awoke to a record crowd with over 500 riders coming in for this AMA National Harescramble event. The morning lines were full for the first race of the day and the afternoon National saw Husqvarna mount Ryder Lafferty take home the
The ECEA Fast Kidz on the move.
Ryder Lafferty (28) led from start to finish.
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SPOTLIGHT Event: ECEA Fast Kidz Championship Series
Home Town: Browns Mills N,J
Bike: Kawasaki KX 85
Age: 13 Classes: 12-15 85cc
Ian Weisman #300
Experience: Training with Tegan Temple, Rich Lafferty
Riding School, Rich Lafferty 3 day `riding camp
Hobbies: BMX Cycling, motocross, roller skating, fishing, scooters, playing video games
The Ecea and Brapp magazine would like to recognize Ian Weisman for his great contributions to our ECEA Fast Kidz Pee-Wee and Junior riders. Ian is the JYC Junior Youth Coordinator and what this is at each and every race he is there for the younger riders showing great support and wishing each one good luck on the line. There is not one of these younger riders that doesn’t look up to him. This is an Honor for him he told me, and he said how very much this position means to him. He loves that he has been given this opportunity and that he doesn’t take this position lightly. He puts 100% of himself into this being on the line, giving high fives, and leading an encouraging word either on the line or on the course. There is not one of these kids that Ian does not consider his friend. Ian started racing when he was 8 years old in (4-8) Oil Injected Class. He was actually 7 when he got his first bike, a CRF50. He has been in the 100% club for 4 years in a row giving racing his all. This year is his first season racing 12-15 85cc, he says it’s slightly tougher and there are twice as many riders in his class but he knows that he will continue to improve each time he rides and races and he looks forward to his upcoming 3 day training camp with the Rich Lafferty Riding School. After spending much time speaking with Ian, I can see his true passion for riding and how much it has meant to him to meet all the great people he has through racing. See for Ian it’s not all about winning I believe for him it’s about going out to these events, meeting new friends, being with his friends and helping out with family and racing and that makes one awesome weekend. He even said to me that he is Thankful for these events and getting to meet all these great people. Here are some of Ian sponsors he wanted to thank, first and most importantly is his Mom and Dad, he appreciates everything you have and always do for him he understands all that goes into getting to go to the races and the cost of it and he is very grateful that you have given him a chance to do what he truly loves. Mount Holly Kawasaki, 100% Googles, Golden Tyre, One Industries, Mika Metals, and New Healo. Congratulation again Ian and I certainly see why you would be chosen for the JYC by the ECEA Fast Kidz and seeing what you put into all that You do 100% and I know you will go far with all that you do !
Event: ECEA Fast Kidz
Home Town: Danboro, PA Bike: Kawasaki KX 85 Age: 13
Class: 12-15 85cc / School Boy
Experience: Rich Lafferty Riding school once a month
and 3 day riding camp
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The ECEA and Brapp Mag would like to recognize another one of our ECEA Fast Kidz Jeffrey Macknick. Jeffrey is 13 years old and started racing once he learned how to ride a bicycle at the age of 6. The first hare scrambles that he rode was in 2010 at High Mountain. He also just rode his first National Enduro this year, the Rattle snake on a KX100 where he came in 10th place in C-Light. He said that he found his first enduro very challenging and he had a blast and is looking forward to doing more. As of right now Jeffrey is in 5th place overall for the year in his class and has attended 100% of the ECEA races. He has also been racing all the National Hare Scrambles and he is looking forward to the next one in Michigan. Jeffrey says that he has learned from Rich Laffertys Riding school and said that the 3 day camp that he attended rocked. Not only did he get some great experiences but when they were not riding Rich took them to see the sites including a Light House, they went swimming, fishing and he made a lot of new friends. One of the things that he says has stuck with him from attending was learning how to turn faster. He wanted to also put a big thanks out to Rich Lafferty, he truly loves his riding school and with the training he has been receiving from him he looks forward to getting faster and getting a Championship win in 2015 in 12-15 super mini. His sponsors this year are Mom and Dad and Fun Factory Racing. A special thanks to Power Seal Jamie, for keeping his cylinder tip top. He says he has kept you very busy, and he thanks you for keeping right up with him and keep his bike running. Jeffrey is also a very active member of Valley Forge Trail Riders helping out in both the enduro and hare scrambles events. He is also there for the clean ups and work days and he is definitely a very hard working member. Jeffrey said he knows that as much hard work that goes into riding that its just as important to put the same amount of effort into helping with his clubs events. Congratulation Jeffrey, you have definitely earned your spot in the spot light and I’m sure that all your hard work, will lead you right into a championship win !!!
Champions start here
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Youth Award Winners.
The Three Springs Enduro August 9th, 2015 Three Springs Pa. By: Chris Borger
The 4th Annual Three Springs Enduro was held August 9th in Three Springs, Pa., presented by the Green Marble Enduro Riders Club. Weather conditions were perfect, with clear skies and temps in 70’s. The GMER Trails in this event were awesome. The 70 mile course had it all, with a great mix of Pennsylvania’s best terrain. The GMER club really put forth a huge effort in building and maintaining world class trails for this event. The event began this year with a Saturday Youth Enduro at the club’s trail at Rocket Raceway. Several Kids participated in the event. This was great experience for the youth riders, introducing them to the Enduro concept and riding on some great trail. All the kids got plaques and medals at a nice awards ceremony back at the Fire Hall. The GMER club also reserved the town pool for the weekend free for all riders and their families to use. Saturday evening the club did the traditional spaghetti dinner, prepared and served by the Three Springs Fire Department along with a pig roast prepared by local club friends. It was some great eating and later in the evening the GMER club had a special showing of the John Penton Story movie set up in the town outdoor music pavilion with swimming until 11:PM. The local Lions Club served a great breakfast starting at 6:AM the following morning. Sunday morning Key Time, 8:00 AM. The start of the event was located in town at the Three Springs Fire Hall and the riders were quickly put into the first
Great PA Woods Trails
test section of the day, a somewhat rocky three mile section of technical single track action leading into the second section of the day which opened up with an eight mile section with less rocks and fast single track through the big timbers, with some long up and down hill trials. The AA and A/B split section was awesome, a 6 mile test section of tight small growth pines, stick farm action, long and technical up and down hill sections and open faster trail through the big laurels. The fourth section was the awesome trail at Rocket Raceway, with high speed woods action, high berm turns, and lots of new single track trail through the big timber areas. The next two sections were back to back technical single track trail, with creek crossings, creek beds, off cambers, open grass connectors, big timbers, and plenty of up and down hill trail. In between these two sections was the awesome Sidling Hill Creek crossing, a favorite spectator point on the loop. Section seven was a shorter section, with some of the best trail in the event. A rollercoaster of up and down single track trail through the woods, ending with a mini grass track and the gas stop layover. The last two sections of the day were back to back rocky sections, connected by a four mile road ride. Section eight was wider, more rocky trail, with high speed grass trails towards the end, and section nine, the last section of the day started with an awesome 1.5 mile ISDE style grass track, leading into the woods, up to the higher elevations and rocks and back down on some fantastic single track action. The finish was back at the Three Springs
Fire Hall, where the fire department had a great beef stew lunch, drinks, and deserts waiting for the riders. This course had plenty of speed changes, and few tricky check points. The GMER club kept you thinking all day long, as this was indeed a true classic time keeping Enduro event. GMER Trail Boss, Andrew Tsakanikas did a masterful job setting up this event and making sure everything went perfect. The event was round 11 in the East Coast Enduro Association Series, (ECEA) and round 7 in the Appalachian Championship Enduro Series, (ACES). There were 213 riders in the event, a record turn-out so far for the GMER club in Three Springs. Comprehensively, this was first class, classic Enduro event with miles of awesome trail and great support. ACES rider Broc Hepler was the Overall Grand Champion of the event, dropping just 14 points on the day, with second, third, and fourth places being separated by just seconds, with Kyle McDonal taking second at 16/55, Jarrett Mohn third at 16/57, and ECEA favorite Jeffery Pasqua taking 4th overall at 16/73. Brian Searfoss was 5th, followed by ACES rider Brian Melik in 6th, Tim Nienow at 7th, Jarod Kulp at 8th, Jake Walters in 9th, and Eric Kriberney taking 10th overall, dropping 22 points on the day. All in all, a great day of Enduro competition. The town of Three Springs is a special place and they really support this event. The Three Springs Fire Department is the heart of the event, providing a great fire hall for sign-up, awards, meals, and headquarters for the event
all weekend. They also do the road crossings, gas stop support with one of their engine companies, and provide overall support for the weekend. Chief Dave Grace and his crew are a huge asset to the event. The Lions Club, and the Borough of Three Springs are great supporters as well, providing the town pool, outdoor music pavilion, and great food all weekend. The GMER club had over 50 members working the event, and many locals helping out as well throughout weekend. This was indeed a huge team effort by the GMER club, providing 18 check locations during the 70 mile event, quick accurate scoring, and very nice awards. Many thanks to all who helped out on this event, with special thanks to the Three Springs Fire Department, the Borough of Three Springs, the Three Springs Lions Club, all the landowners, the Pennsylvania State Police, and event sponsors JT Motorsports, Moose Racing, MSR, KLIM, CYCLEMAX, and Pivot Works. Also to the GMER members who put countless hours into course preparation, and making sure that the 2015 riders were treated to a first class event. (Please note that the Three Springs Enduro Course is held on private properties and there is NO trespassing after the event.)
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Overall Grand Champion Broc Hepler
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Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Off-Highway Vehicle Association, ATV Safety Institute, by selecting: Dealer Nameof Conservation Natural Resources Motorcycle Safety Foundation, and Department The PaOHV Safety Weekend was held June 13 – 14 at the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area. It was a huge success with 22 student earning motorcycle and ATV Safety Certification. On Saturday PaOHV had one DCNR Youth Training Class and two Adult ASI Classes. Then Sunday PaOHV had another DCNR Youth Training Class and taught two MSF Dirt Bike Classes. This was made possible with the help of Trainers George Fetterman, Dennis Felty, Alain Kaleway, and Denny Mann plus support staff of Jim Balsley, Bob Conner, Eric Bruggeman and Krista Donbaugh. These great volunteers joined together with our sponsors to train 22 students in this two days epic event @ AOAA. The AOAA facility is in Northumberland County, a 6,500 acre motorized and non-motorized recreation park. AOAA’ s welcome center is located at 4100 State Route 125, Coal Township Pennsylvania, 17866-7806. This facility is a great place to learn and ride with staff trainer George Fetterman. George is an ASI and DCNR ATV Trainer who offers classes all year long. PaOHV Safety Weekend was about promoting The Rules of the Trail. The first step towards safe ATV and Dirt Bike riding is taking a certified rider course and then practicing the rider ethics while having fun on a dirt bike or ATV.
The Rules of the Trail
1. Take an OHV Safety Course 2. Wear Approved Safety Gear 3. Respect Riding Area Rules, Other Users, and PA Law 4. Ride in Control and Within Your Abilities 5. Ride with Landowner’s Permission and Respect Others 6. Obey Signage 7. Let Someone Know Where You are Going and When You Will Return 8. Always Stay on the Trail and Never Chase Wildlife 9. Use and Maintain an Approved Spark Arrestor 10. Never Ride Under the Influence of Alcohol and Drugs
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, “All-Terrain Vehicles may present a risk of death or severe injury in certain circumstances.” Over 3500 people, including many children, have died in accidents associated with ATV’s since 2004. Many people have become severely paralyzed or suffered severe injuries as a result of accidents associated with OHV’s. Every month thousands of people are treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries received while riding an OHV. Accidents occur for many reasons. It is PaOHV’s hopes that these numbers will decrease as more people take a certified safety course. BRAPP MAGAZINE September 2015
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The Pennsylvania Off-Highway Vehicle Association The Pennsylvania Off-Highway Vehicle Association (PA OHV) is an independent incorporated association organized by OHV enthusiasts and businesses to fight for the rights of Off-Highway users.
Certified Pennsylvania DCNR Youth Safety Instructor Contact Information
Pennsylvania requires any child between the age of 8 and 16 to have a Certificate of Completion for the Youth ATV Safety Course in order to ride any state land. Below is a list of instructors who have the training provided by the DCNR to offer these courses and provide the training necessary to complete it and receive a certificate. • Nicole Yiengst - York 717-577-5142 email@example.com • Lance Schwartz - Lewisburg 570-847-6102 • Dennis Felty - Schuylkill/ Northumberland Co. 570-640-5735 firstname.lastname@example.org • Robert Smith - Minersville 570-527-6197 RSmith6197@gmail.com • Ed Geehan Bucks County/Poconos Eddiecharles11@yahoo.com • Rich Rudzinski - Lower Bucks County 267-716-2450 email@example.com • Chas McHenry - Bucks County 267-446-6176 firstname.lastname@example.org • Rick Latchaw - Mercer/ Venango County 724-253-3069 email@example.com • Gary Elder - Lawrence/ Venango County 724-924-2062 firstname.lastname@example.org • Mark Lynch DCNR Master Inst. - Connellsville PA 734-984-5138 email@example.com • David Miller - Montgomery, Bucks, Lehigh, Berks, and Northampton Counties 610-332-0106 firstname.lastname@example.org • Richard Henofer - Bucks, Montgomery, Phila Counties 215-669-3173 email@example.com
• RC Horn ASI-ATV/ROHVA Side By Side Instructor 304-839-6319 ASI.firstname.lastname@example.org • Tom Lytle - Central, PA 717-940-2229 email@example.com • Carl Johnson - Lycoming, Potter, Centre Counties firstname.lastname@example.org 570-777-8190 • ASI & DCNR ATV Training & MSF Dirt Bike Training with loaners WILLOW HILL OHV SCHOOL Willow Hill Off-Road Riding School 717-532-6439 Roxbury, PA 17251-0147 email@example.com • Motorcycle Safety Foundation Closed Range Exercise on dirt bikes. http://www.dirtbikeschool.org/ Allen Marker - Somerset/ Uniontown Dirt Bike School Instructor 814-233-7451 or firstname.lastname@example.org • James Campbell - DCNR/ASI 440-599-2033 Ashtabula County Conneaut, Ohio email@example.com • Bob Jackson - DCNR 440-998-3686 Ashtabula County Ashtabula, Ohio firstname.lastname@example.org • ATV Safety Training at AOAA DCNR Youth & ASI Adult Training George Fetterman 317-319-3726 or email@example.com
If you do not see an instructor listed in your area, please call 717-783-7941 and ask for the nearest instructor’s contact information. Children under the age of 8 or over age 16 are not eligible to receive the certificate, but if your rider is between the ages of 8 and 16 they are eligible to take the course and receive the certificate. Proper safety gear and safe machine are required to take the course. By contacting your local instructor, you can receive all the information you need to ensure your child has the proper gear to complete this course. Completing the course and receiving the certificate provides the knowledge and skill to operate the machines in various manners necessary to ride trails with confidence, not to mention that most children think its really cool to get their “license” in the mail!
PA OHV’s Mission • Promote legislation with the purpose of developing and maintaining trails.
• Foster camaraderie among motorized OHV and all recreational trail user groups.
• Become instrumental and influential in interactions with land managers.
• Provide a medium for the dissemination of information relating to the OHV industry.
• Defend the OHV community against discriminating legislation and regulation.
• Provide educational opportunities related to OHV use.
• Provide assistance for legislation favorable to trail and open space recreation.
• Promote research pertaining to compatibility of OHV and environmental resources.
Join and SUPPORT the PA OHV Association by becoming a member.
INDIVIDUAL PA OHV MEMBERSHIP FORM
For Club or Corporate Memberships please go to www.paohv.org
Annual Dues: $25 per member Name: Street Address: City: State: Zip:
PLEASE FILL IN APPROPRIATE SECTION AND REMIT PAYMENT TO: PaOHV, P.O. BOX 61741, Harrisburg PA 17106-1741
Registration, Titling and Insuring Your ATV Who must register and title?
All ATVs in Pennsylvania, except ATVs used solely for business or agricultural purposes, need to be registered and titled with DCNR. ATVs used in Pennsylvania must be registered and titled with DCNR’s Snowmobile/ATV Section. The ATV registration and titling fees are NOT user fees for the privilege of using trails on state-owned land. The fees provide funding to administer the program, maintain trails in DCNR-managed parks and forests, and provide grants to profit and non-profit organizations for developing additional riding opportunities.
Two Types of Registrations Apply: • Registration
For ATVS used anywhere off of your own property or property leased by you, such as designated State Forest trails. $20 fee every two years
• Limited Registration
For ATVs used solely on your own land or land leased by you. Free registration No expiration, unless ownership of vehicle changes.
Plates and Decals
An ATV owner will be issued a registration plate for the vehicle. An expiration sticker to be affixed to the plate will be issued for standard registrations.
If you are using your ATV solely on land owned or leased by you, you are not required to get liability insurance. All other riders must carry liability insurance. Proof of that insurance must be carried with you when you ride. There are no minimum requirements or coverage standards established by DCNR or the Snowmobile/ATV Law for the liability insurance.
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ATV Trails on State Forest Land SUMMER AND WINTER TRAILS
These summer season runs from the Friday before Memorial Day through the last full weekend in September. The winter season runs from the day following the last day of the regular or extended antlerless deer season as established by the Game Commission through the following April 1. There are some trails that remain closed until after the late muzzleloader season. Please check the forest district web pages for current access advisories on when trails open for the winter season. _______________________________________
1 Pike County - Burnt Mills- 7 miles of summer and winter trail. Access is from a parking area on Route 402 one mile south of Porters Lake. Registered Class II ATV’s are permitted on this trail that are less than 58” in width and less than 1,200 pounds. Contact: Delaware State Forest, 2174A Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7746 Phone: (570) 895-4000 _______________________________________ 2 Adams & Cumberland Counties - 36 miles of summer trail. During the winter season the trail system is expanded to 42 miles by using some dirt roads that are gated during the winter. Part of the trail system is shared with snowmobiles when there is sufficient snowfall. The trail is located between Big Flat and Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Access to these are from parking lots located at Big Flat along Shippensburg Road about 1-1/4 miles north of its intersection with Route 233 and on Piney Mountain along Bendersville Road south of Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Contact: Michaux State Forest, 10099 Lincoln Way East, Fayetteville, PA 17222 Phone: (717) 352-2211 _______________________________________ 3 Snyder & Union Counties - 15.4 miles of summer and winter trails. Access is at the Jacks Mountain Trailhead located along Route 235 three miles south of Glen Iron. The trail includes the East Kettle Road which has been closed to other types of motor vehicles. Registered Class II ATV’s are permitted on this trail that are less than 58” in width and less than 1,200 pounds. Contact: Bald Eagle State Forest, 18865 Old Turnpike Rd, Millmont, PA 17845 Phone: (570) 922-3344
These trails are typically open from the Friday before Memorial Day through the last full weekend in September. Check the forest district web pages for current access advisories. _______________________________________ Centre and Clinton County – Bloody Skillet ATV Trail - 39 miles. Access from SR 144 approximately 19 miles north of the Snow Shoe Exit of US Route 80. Turn right onto De Haas Road and travel 5.3 miles South, to the Northern Terminus Trailhead. Trails are open to registered Class II ATV’s less than 58” in width and less than 1,200 pounds. Contact: Sproul State Forest, 15187 Renovo Road, Renovo, PA 17764 Phone: (570) 923-6011 _______________________________________
5 Clinton County - The Whiskey Springs ATV Trail - 45 miles. The Whiskey Springs Trail is closed. Details are available on this Huling Branch Reclamation Project-Whiskey Springs ATV Trail factsheet. Contact: Sproul State Forest, 15187 Renovo Road, Renovo, PA 17764 Phone: (570) 923-6011 _______________________________________ 6 Lycoming County - 17 miles of summer and winter trail. Trails are located near Haneyville and include the Button Road and a network of wooded trails built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s. Access to the trail is from a parking area located at the former parking area located at the CCC Camp along Route 44 one mile south of Haneyville. Contact: Tiadaghton State Forest, 10 Lower Pine Bottom Rd, Waterville, PA 17776 Phone: (570) 753-5409 _______________________________________ 7 Dixon R. Miller Recreation Area - (Formerly the Pohopoco Tract), Monroe County - 13 miles of summer and winter trails. Access is from Route 115 five miles south of I-80. Registered Class II ATV’s are permitted on this trail that are less than 58” in width and less than 1,200 pounds. Contact: Delaware State Forest, 2174A Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7746 Phone: (570) 895-4000
8 Martin Hill - Bedford County - 18 miles of summer trail. Access to the trail is from the parking area located on Route 326 two miles south of Rainsburg. Trail head GPS location: N 39° 52’ 24.69” W 78° 30’ 34.80” Contact: Buchanan State Forest, 440 Buchanan Trail, McConnellsburg, PA 17233 Phone: (717) 485-3148 _______________________________________ 9 Sideling Hill - Fulton County - 15 miles of summer trail in the Wells Tannery area. Access is from Ray’s Cove Road or Childers Ridge Road. Trail head GPS location: N 40° 5’ 0.28 W 78° 10’ 12.17” Contact: Buchanan State Forest, 440 Buchanan Trail, McConnellsburg, PA 17233 Phone: (717) 485-3148 _______________________________________ 10 Potter County - 43 miles of summer trail. A loop trail located south of Denton Hill State Park. Access to the trail is from Lyman Run State Park, on SR 44 north of Cherry Springs, or the intersection of Rock Run Road and the Ridge Trail (ATV trail). Registered Class II ATV’s are permitted on this trail that are less than 58” in width and less than 1,200 pounds. Contact: Susquehannock State Forest, PO Box 673, Coudersport, PA 16915 Phone: (814) 274-3600 _______________________________________ 11 Maple Run Tract, Pike County - 8 miles of summer trail. Access is from a parking area on Route 402 1-3/4 miles north of the village of Pecks Pond. Registered Class II ATV’s less than 58” in width and less than 1,200 pounds .are permitted on this trail. Contact: Delaware State Forest, 2174A Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7746 Phone: (570) 895-4000 State Game Lands ATVs are not permitted on State Game Lands except those used by disabled hunters.
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12 Allegheny National Forest - The federallyoperated Allegheny National Forest has more than 100 miles of ATV trails. ATV trail season runs from the Friday before Memorial Day through the last Sunday in September. Winter season is from December 20 to April 1. Contact the Allegheny National Forest Supervisorâ€™s Office, P.O. Box847, 222 Liberty Street, Warren, PA 16365, 814-723-5150. Effective July 1 2002, the Allegheny National Forest implemented the Fee Demo Program for ATV and motorized bike trails. An annual $35 permit fee is required, and can be purchased from any Allegheny National Forest office, and some local vendors, or online at www. fs.fed.us/r9/allegheny. ______________________________________ The following trails are within the Allegheny National Forest (ANF). Please contact the ANF using the information above concerning these trails: Marienville ATV/Bike Trail on State Route 66 east of town of Marienville. ______________________________________ Timberline ATV Trail accessed from State Route 948, north of Ridgeway (also connects to the Marienville ATV Trail). ______________________________________ Rocky Gap ATV Trail accessed from Township Road 3005, southeast of Warren. ______________________________________
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13 Motorcycles and/or ATV Riding Areas Seven Mountains Ramble (Dual Sport Licensed Motorcycles) - Riding areas are located in portions of Mifflin, Snyder and Union Counties in the Bald Eagle Forest. Loop 1 starts at the 7 Mountains Campground, located just south of Potters Mill or west of Milroy on Route 22/322. Compensation for Campground owner for parking strongly recommended. Proceed on Sand Mountain road to the trailhead at Ground Oak trail. The loop is about 30 miles long. Contact: Bureau of Forestry District #7; 18865 Old Turnpike Rd; Millmont, PA 17845; Phone: 570-922-3344
Willow Creek ATV Trail on the eastern side of the Allegheny Reservoir, just south of the New York State line. Closed during the winter season. _______________________________________
14 Shade Mountain Trails (Non-Licensed OffHighway Motorcycles) Riding areas are located in portions of Mifflin, Snyder and Union Counties in the Bald Eagle State Forest. The Shade Mountain Riding area is located just north of McAlisterville, PA, on PA Route 235. Trail at dirt parking lot at the top of the mountain. Contact: Bureau of Forestry District #7 18865 Old Turnpike Rd; Millmont, PA, 17845; Phone: 570-922-3344; Email firstname.lastname@example.org 15 Snow Shoe Rails to Trails ATV & Snowmobile Open Year-Round P.O. Box 314 Clarence, PA. TV - Snowmobile www.ssrt.org. SSRT requires membership for riding access. Detailed terms and conditions can be found at their website. 25
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This is a partial list of riding areas that you can pay by the day to ride with some requiring annual memberships. Some offer riding for motorcycles or quads only, and others allow both. Please check with the individual businesses before you make the trip. 17 Breezewood Proving Grounds Clearville, PA www.breezewoodprovinggrounds.com
30 Mountain Ridge ATV Trails Reels Corner, PA www.mountainridgeatvtrails.com
41 Wolf Springs Off-Road Park www.wolfspringsoffroadpark.com
31 Sleepy Hollow MX www.sleepymx.com
42 Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area Sunbury, PA www.anthraciteadventure.com
17 a Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park Tams, WV - www.burningrockwv.com
18 Happy Ramblers Motorcycle Club www.happyramblers.org
32 Rausch Creek Trail Riders Valley View, PA www.rauschcreekracing.com 33 Reading Anthracite Co. Pottsville, PA www.readinganthracite.com
19 Doublin Gap MX Newburg, PA www.doublingap.com
34 Rocket Raceway Three Springs, PA www.rocketraceway.com
20 Hill Top Lodge Emporium, PA www.hilltoplodge.com
35 Rock Run Recreation Patton, PA www.rockrunrecreation.com
21 Evansville MX Park Berwick, PA www.evansvilleraceway.com
22 Four Seasons Resort West Finley, PA www.campfourseasonsresort.com
23 Indian Creek Valley ATV Club Melcroft, PA www.icvatvclub.com
36 Shady Rest Farm Marienville, PA www.shadyrestfarm.net
37 Slippery Rock Dunes Slippery Rock, PA www.slipperyrockdunes.com
43 Hurricane Hills
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38 Tall Pines ATV Park Andover, NY www.tallpinesatvpark.com
24 Pagoda Motorcycle Club www.pagodamc.org
42 Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area Sunbury, PA www.anthraciteadventure.com
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35 Rock Run Recreation Patton, PA www.rockrunrecreation.com
28 Mines and Meadows Resort Wampum, PA www.minesandmeadows.com
39 Outback Off-Road Park Six Points, PA www.outbackoffroadpark.com
29 Miles Mountain Motocross Elkland, PA www.milesmountainmx.com
40 Rausch Creek Off-Road Park Tremont, PA www.rc4x4.org
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Club News On August 15, 2015 the Anthracite Trail Riders (ATR) had a mega day. Upcoming Trail Summit - Tour of ANF’s Motorized Trails and Meet its Land Managers September 20, 2015 9am – 2pm The PA Trails Advisory Committee invites all trail users interested in the Allegheny National Forest’s (ANF) motorized trails to tour the system by ATV, side-by-side or motorcycle and meet the Federal and State Land Managers on the trail system. The purpose of this mobile workshop is to view the latest improvements on this federal trail system that exhibit current Best Management Practices in trail design. Separately, trail groups, users and land managers will engage in an open discussion on the needs, wants and legal requirements of motorized managers trails in PA, on both public and private lands. Attendees will take away a better understanding for challenges the land deal with on a daily basis and the land managers will learn the current goals of trail users. Participants will meet at the ANF’s District Office in Marienville, PA, with their off-highway vehicle. The workshop is the cost of an ANF trail riding day pass or annual pass. The workshop is limited to forty participants. Pre-registration is required for the “Tour the ANF’s Motorized Trails and Meet Its Land Manager”. Contact the PRPS office at 814-234-4272 to register. Anyone wishing to participate will need to bring their own ATV, side-by-side or dirt bike to ride the trails. Participants will be required to purchase a day pass for $10.00 or an annual pass can be acquired for $35.00. The event is scheduled to begin at 9:00am, Sunday September 20, 2015 at the Marienville Ranger District Office, 131 Smokey Lane, Marienville, PA 16239.
Good Intent ATV Run - Llewelyn, Pa August 1, 2015 The Good Intent Hose Company ran their annual fundraiser in early August. Brapp attended the Friday night before the event but unfortunately had a double booking this weekend and couldn’t stay to do the ride. As normal they were at full capacity as this seems to be a central Pa crowd favorite. The event as I mentioned supports the local emergency services and allows riders to hit the trails on private lands for a full day of riding. Watch our pages next spring as we start to talk about this must attend event.
Rock Run Summer Blast - Rock Run Recreation Area Patton, Pa. Aug. 6-9, 2015 Brapp Mag attended Rock Runs Summer Blast back in August along with over 1000 off road enthusiasts to partake in their annual celebration. Riders have access to four days of riding on over 6000 acres of land here and camping is available. The event is host to their obstacle course competition, vendors offering products, services and new vehicle test rides as well as great food and live entertainment.
The PA OHV is also a yearly participant and this year brought along their off road safety simulator. Here riders can get the feel for how to operate their ATV in different riding situations and below Eric Bruggeman of the PA OHV helps a young rider better understand the importance of ATV Safety while out on the trail.
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It started out at 10:00 AM with a ride on the Western Reserve of the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) property which is only open for special events at this time. The group was led by Joe Konas and included 11 machines with 14 people. We stopped at the Whale Back, and then at Mud Road where several people played in the mud, only one had to be pulled out, then to Heart Lake for lunch beside the lake. The ride on the west side was approximately 22 miles, some had more but they were in the mud spinning a lot. After returning to the visitor center to use the bathrooms and get cold drinks and fuel, Jim Balsley led the group on the Eastern Reserve. We rode the Yamaha trail which is about 16 miles. It has a nice mix of rocks, mud, hills & flat trails and pretty views. After returning to the visitor center the ATR held it’s monthly meeting and provided pizza and soda to all. At 7:30 the group led by Dave Crowl did a night ride that lasted until 10:00 PM and was 21 miles long on the east side. The total for the day was a little over 59 miles of riding. Our next event is September 12 when we will co-host with AOAA a benefit ride for Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger Janet Weis Children Hospital on the AOAA grounds. This ride will be 25+ miles, ATV, UTV, dirt bikes & dual sport operators are invited to participate. Check us out on face book for all of the details of this ride. Also consider joining ATR to go along on our rides and events. We have setup a separate face book page just for members, so if you are looking for someone to ride with, this will be a place to meet people.
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Pleasure Valley Raceway MDRA - Round # 9 Aug. 16, 2015 By: Brapp Mag
In mid-August we traveled west for the annual MDRA vs PAMX Shootout at PVR. It was a hot 95 degree day but the sun was shining and the racers were there. Jeff Cernic and his crew had the track in tip top shape and the racing was just as hot as the day.
Hugney and Leitzel swapped moto wins in Schoolboy 1 with Leitzel grabbing the O/A.
brother Ryan grabbing the win in 65cc B racing action. Mason Tucker would be the kid to beat on the day taking home two 50cc class wins and a 65 C division win. We also saw Vincent Luhovey who had a top five supermini finish at Loretta’s return home and jump into the 250 B class to take the win. Kudo’s to Luhovey for jumping right to the amateur division rather than taking the C class route as so many due. I think it takes guts and character and will benefit him in the long run.
Ryan Canaguier (372) leads 65 (7-11) B to victory.
Expert divisions saw intense battles between home town favorite Dylan Slusser and MDRA racer Jarek Balkovic. The two would bang bars all day with Slusser coming out on top with the home track edge. Balkovic did manage two moto wins on the day but couldn’t put the right combination together to land an O/A. In the expert age divisions Gaylon Dickson and Jeremy Cook both continue to dominate in their appropriate age brackets. I think both of these guys are getting faster as the years wear on.
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Take a look at your class winners here then head on over to www.mdramxracing.com to We’ll see you next at Miles Mountain for Round #10 and a north vs south shootout with see the full results. the Western NY Motocross Association. Mason Tucker wins three divisions on the day.
In the mini ranks we had several racers return home from Lorettas to continue their winning ways. National Champ Will Canaguier was on hand winning in the 50 (4-6) class with his older
PVR was in great shape for this round.
Dylan Slusser (558) wins both premier expert divisions.
Vincent Luhovey with a win in 250 B coming out of Loretta’s.
Class Winners 65 (7-9) PAMX 50 (4-6) 50 (7-8) 50 (4-8) Oil 50 (4-8) Open 65 (7-11) B 65 (7-11) C 85 (9-11) B 85 (9-11) C 85/150 (12-15) B 85/150 (12-15) C Junior Mini Super Mini Schoolboy 1 Schoolboy 2 Unltd./Collegeboy 250 A 250 B 250 C Open A Open B Open C Plus 25 Plus 30 A Plus 30 B Plus 30 C Plus 35 Plus 40 A Plus 40 B/C Plus 45 Plus 50 Women Girls (9-15) 2 Stroke (Brapp) 4 Stroke Open D
Jude Smerlick William Canaguier Mason Tucker Braydon Gladfelter Mason Tucker Ryan Canaguier Mason Tucker Orion Gregory Wyatt Rotz Chase Yentzer Oscar Moy Gage Stine Vincent Luhovey Logan Leitzel Mauro Cautela Britton Atkinson Dylan Slusser Vincent Luhovey Kyle Weller Dylan Slusser Jonathan Doporcyk Seth Andres Jeremy Cook Jeremy Cook Clayton Powers Russell Lehosky Gaylon Dickson Gaylon Dickson Keith Naugle Gaylon Dickson Louis Ali Emma Hepler Leigha Rotz Noah Schick Broc Streit Shawn Sperlik
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Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship
Loretta Lynn Amateur Motocross Championship Hurricane Mills, TN - Sun, July 26th - Sat, August 1st What a year at the ranch for our riders from the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic region. First off I would like to congratulate everyone who makes the cut and even the ones that make the effort. There is a huge difference between being a local fast guy or girl to being a National Champ and I’d like to give kudos to anyone that takes a shot at it. With that being said you all kicked butt again this year. Three National Champs out of the bunch. A big way to go to Brandon Hartranft for
keeping after it and earning his title in the 450 B Limited class and to our two 50cc champs, way to go guys, the future is bright. Our young ladies also kicked butt bringing home a bunch of podium finishes, way to go girls. There’s not enough room to mention you all but see here featured some of the top winners and some top 10 honorable mentions. Congrats to you all.
Canyon #316 Brandon #40 450 B Limited - National Champion 1-1-1 Motos Name: Brandon Hartranft Age: 17 Hometown: Brick NJ Years Racing: 11 years Classes: 450B 450b limited Bike: Yamaha 450 Race #: #40 Hobbies: Dirtbikes, boating and fishing Sponsors: Brewer cycles, sobmx, PR2, ohlins, aliasmx, 100%, bell helmets, mikametals, belray, Dunlop, vpracingfuels, razor image, liquid performance, gaerne, FMF, suncycle Past Championships: Millcreek: 1st 450b 1st, 450b limited, Daytona: 1st college boy Freestone; 1st, 450b limited, 1st, college boy Loretta; 1st, 450b limited
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51cc Shaft Drive Limited National Champion 1-1-1 Motos Name: Canyon Richards Age: 7
51 (4-6) Limited - National Champion 1-2-1 Motos Name: Will Canaguier Age: 7 Hometown: Marysville, PA Race #: 708 Bike: Cobra 50 Jr. Hobbies: Pit bikes, riding my bicycle, hitting golf balls and of course playing in the dirt!!! Sponsors: Dad, Mom, my brother Ryan, Poppa Willy, EB, Allegan Motosports, Cobra, Bell Helmets, Leatt, Scott Goggles, Motocross Vest, Seven, Illusive, Powerband Suspension, Tamer, Dunlop Tires, Sanbox Kings, My Trainer Kevin Kolb. My past championships: 2014- 2nd at Baja Brawl 2014, 2nd Mini O’s Super-cross, 2015- 1st Daytona Supercross 2015, 3rd Freestone, TX Spring Championships, 1st place in NE, SE, and ME Loretta Lynn Area Qualifiers, 1-1-1 NE Loretta Lynn Regional Qualifier at Birch Creek. 1st Loretta Lynn’s Amateur National 50cc 4-6 Limited I raced my first race at Pagoda on my 4th birthday, July 8, 2012 and I’ve been racing ever since. In 2015 I raced 50 (4-6) limited class, debuting 50 (7-8) class at Mini O’s 2015. I Currently ride a 50cc Cobra Jr. Moving up to a 50cc Cobra Senior for the 2016 season. I love racing and riding. I am going to keep working hard to stay on top. It’s a great feeling getting to that checkered flag 1st!!
Hometown: Egg Harbor Township, NJ Years Racing: 3 Classes: 51cc Limited, 51cc 4-8 Open Limited, 51cc Shaft Drive Limited (Won Championship at Loretta’s in this class) Bike: Cobra 50 Jr, Yamaha PW50 (won LL on this) Race #: 316 Hobbies: RC Cars, Bikes, back flipping things Sponsors: Jesus Christ, Mom, Dad, Sister, Powerband Suspension, 100%, 6D, Fun Factory, Atlas, Go Pro, Callahan MX, JWTF, Abiah, Ransom, Klingert Chiropractic Past Championships: James Stewart Spring Classic, National Championship, Loretta Lynns Finish at LL: 1-1-1 (and grabbed 2 holeshot awards for moto 2 & 3) Canyon is a bubbly kid who likes to play in the dirt, eat coconut ice cream and loves MX freestyle (which scares mom). Canyon started peddling a bicycle at 2 and riding a dirt bike at 3. Since we started him on a Strider early he never had training wheels. Canyon is home schooled but not because of motocross. He is part of a homeschool program called Classical Conversations and Abeka, where mom cuts him no slack. School definitely comes before motocross in our family. Canyon also has an older sister who is 9 who races. Brighton rides a KTM 65 and a KX 85 and won a number #1 plate a KROC last year. We try to ride at least once a week. We love the beach, building tracks and trying new things.
Top 3 Finishers!
Jamie #69 3rd O/A in Girls (12-16) 3-3-3 and 10th O/A in Women 2-DNF-5
Years Racing: 69
Name: Jordan Jarvis
2nd O/A Womens 14+ 3-3-4
Name: Annie Wernig
Hometown: Clayton, NC (former NJ resident)
Years Racing: 7
Hometown: Street, MD
Classes: Girls 12-16 and Woman’s 14+
Years Racing: 11
Bike: Yamaha YZ Supermini and 125
Classes: Womens, Schoolboy, and 250B
Race #: 30
Bike: CRF 250
Hobbies: Basketball, soccer, video games and hanging with my friends
Race #: 31
Full time student, going into my freshman year Past Championships: 2015 Amsoil AX Championship Girls 9-13 2015 Freestone Girls 9-13 2015 Freestone School Girl 2015 Freestone Girls 12-15 2014 AMA Youth Rider of Year 2014 Daytona Girls 9-13 2014 Millcreek Girls 9-13 2014 Amsoil AX Championship Girls 9-13 2014 Loretta Lynns Girls 9-13 2014 Baja Brawl Girls 9-15 2014 Mini Os Girls 12-16 MX 2013 Mini Os Girls 9-11 MX 2013 Mino Os Girls 9-11 SX
Age: 14 years Hometown: Gilbertsville PA
2nd place Girls Sr. (12-16) 2-2-2
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Classes: Girls 12-16 / women/ supermini / 85cc / schoolboy. Bike: 85 and supermini Husqvarna / 125cc KTM. Race #: 469 and 69 national number
Hobbies: Swimming, Running, Hiking, and Basketball Sponsors: Motosports.com, Accurate Pest Control Company, Giles Racing (Mechanic), Wernig Racing, Mom and Dad. Past Championships: 3 Mini-Women Open championships for the Middle Atlantic Motocross Association 3 Womens Class Championships for the Middle Atlantic Motocross Association. Any background you want to include: Coming to Lorettas and getting second there this year was a huge accomplishment for me. I was out of racing the whole year before because of a knee injury. I hyperextended my knee in a race in June last year which damaged an artery in the back of my left knee, tore everything in my knee, and stretched the nerve that allows you to lift your foot. I had 4 surgeries, 11 months of physical therapy, and 92 staples in my leg and I’m still dealing with drop foot today. I didn’t even plan on trying to qualify for Lorettas this year which is why my finish was such a huge accomplishment for me.
Hobbies: I don’t do anything else, I practice and race motocross every day. Winter or summer. Sponsors: SOBMX, Mad Brothers Cycles (MBR), MGX Unlimited, Accurate Pest Control, ICW radiators, Watts Perfections, Dusty Walker Fox Rep, Twin Air, Renegade Fuel, MXTIRE.COM, EVS-Sports, Bell Helmets, MCC, Vonzipper Goggles, and ACHA Construction Inc. Past Championships: I had to wait almost 10 years to get a national championship. This year was the year I won the girls 12-16 class at the Grand National Championship at OakHill in Texas. So far I have 13 national podiums and 3 international podiums. Any background you want to include: This year has been a big year for me as a motocross racer, first with Daytona where I started learning my way in the national level of women class. Then it was the Oak Hill National where I got my first national title in the girls class. Then Freestone where I finished 3rd in both women’s and girls classes. Then it was area and regional qualifiers for LL , with all that done it was time to train for my trip to Vernun France where I got the opportunity to represent USA at a very prestigious race call MX Master Kids Championship where more than 26 countries go there to race and become a world champion as a team. It’s something like MXON for kids, team USA came back home with a big win .
finishers in no particular order: Salvatore Cusimano Jr. 250 C Limited 5th NJ Jake Impens 450 B 4th NJ Addison Emory College Boy 4th Pa/OK Jeremy Cook 30 + 5th Pa Barry Carsten 35 + 5th NJ Barry Carsten 45 + 2nd NJ Dag Boyesen 45 + 3rd Pa Barrett Keiffer 51 (4-6) Spec. Ltd. 2nd Pa Jarrett Frye Mini Sr. 1 (12-13) 2nd MD Jarrett Frye Mini Sr. 2 (12-14) 2nd MD
Justin Rodbell Supermini 1 (12-15) 4th MD Justin Rodbell Supermini 2 (13-16) 3rd MD Vincent Luhovey Jr. Supermini 2 (13-16) 5th Pa Katie Benson Jr. Girls (9-13) 4th De Shelby Benson Sr. Girls (12-16) 9th De Ryan Canaguier 65 (10-11) Ltd. 6th Pa Kyle Born 51 (4-6) Ltd. 6th Pa Seth Hammaker Mini Sr. 2 (12-14) 6th Pa Amanda Brown Womens 16+ 10th MD Jamie Astudillo Womens 14+ 10th Pa BRAPP MAGAZINE September 2015
Mountain Fest A Family Event Monster Moto Enterprises Mountain Ridge ATV Park July 23-26, 2015 Brapp Mag headed west in late July to visit the beautiful Mountain Ridge ATV Park for the first ever Mountain Fest. This event got off to a late start on the promotion side of things but still had a fair turnout no doubt. This four day event offered everything from vendors and games to mud pit and drag racing competitions along with night rides under the windmills and of course access to Mountain Ridges trail system which covers over 100 miles of trails on 2500 plus acres. No matter what you ride there was something there for everyone. Bikes, ATVâ€™s and Side by Sides were all welcome and it seems everyone had a great time. Brapp arrived just in time for some wide open dirt drag racing on Friday evening with the majority of riders rolling in for the weekend. Check out a few images here and watch for a full schedule of events from Monster Moto at Mountain Ridge ATV Park in the coming year. Get more info online at: www.monstermotoent.com or www.mountainridgeatvtrails.com.
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District 6 Flat Track Reading Fairgrounds Night
August 8, 2015
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Weeks at the Dealers
Hey all, here is your chance to have your cake and eat it too. During the entire month of September and into early October you can head on out to your local Fly Dealer and sample the complete 2016 Fly Racing Collection. (see dates and locations in ad below) It’s not very often you get a chance to touch, see and feel all your gear before you buy it, let alone get a great deal on top of it. That’s right; see your dealer of choice (listed below) then head on out on the appropriate dates. See it, try it on, order it and save 10% on your entire Fly purchase and in most cases get it within 48 hours. You can’t even do that online.
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September 2015 Events
9/5-6 Raceway Park - RPMX/D34 pts and Mainline Series 9/5-6 Hurricane Hills - NEATV Race - Check NEATV website for more details 9/5-6 Miles Mountain - North South Shootout - MDRA Bikes (Sat Night. Under The Lights Round 5) 9/12-13 Pagoda MC - Pagoda Mini Cup 9/12-13 Doublin Gap - MDRA Quads 9/12-13 Hurricane Hills MX - Ultimate PA State Championship Bike race D34/Ultimate pts. 9/13 High Point PAMX Fly Racing Championship Series 9/19-20 Sleepy Hollow MX - Quads, Trikes, Side x Sides 9/19-20 Budds Creek - MAMA Round 10 9/20 Evansville MX - Scott Goggle day/Kawasaki Contingency 9/20 Happy Ramblers MC - MDRA Bikes 9/26-27 Evansville MX - MDRA Quads 9/26-27 Sleepy Hollow MX - 5th Annual 2-Stroke Shoot Out 9/26-27 Doublin Gap MX Park - Yamaha All Star Pro Am 9/26-27 NJ Field of Dreams - D34/Pro Am Suzuki Contingency 9/27 High Point 25th Annual DC Vet National Championship
What’s all this mean to you? Great gear, great prices and you’re supporting you’re local dealer which in turn helps keep our sport strong. You won’t find it anywhere else cheaper and you get to sample it all in one location. We invite everyone to come out and take a look and to please bring a friend along while you’re at it.
9/5-6 Broken Anvil D6 Three Springs (bikes and quads) 9/13 BP Promotions 9/13 South Penn - ENDURO 9/20 Valley Forge - ENDURO-SS CC 9/26-27 Ridge Riders 9/27 PVR Vintage Cross Country at Stone Hollow
Flat Track: 9/12 Trailway Speedway 9/20 Eastern PA Piston Poppers - 3rd Annual Over the Hump Memorial 9/26 White Rose Thunder - AMA All Star National Series
Dirt Drags: 9/12 BBDR - ATV Top Fuel Shootout 9/26 BBDR - Reyan Mem. Big Wheel Shootout
9/4-7 Susquehanna Valley Trail Blazers Labor Day Weekend at Mountain Ridge 9/5-7 Central Mountain ATV SSRT 9/13 Bushkill Valley MC Labor Day Weekend & Moose Dice Run Freemansburg 9/12 - ATR Benefit Ride at AOAA 9/12 Rausch Creek Poker Run - Bear Valley 9/27 Whiterose MC - Jefferson Pro Hillclimb 9/7-13 Indian Creek Valley ATV Club Canada Trip 9/19 Tri County Open House 9/19 Line Mountain 4 Wheelers 7 Miler 9/26 Central Mountain ATV 12th Annual Rodeo 9/25-27 Rock Run Rally At The Rock 9/26-27 Tar Hollow ATV Ride
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Hello Brapp Fans, This is Zach Camp your Doublin Gap Track Chaplain. I am excited to see Jim Bull launching a new magazine and would like to congratulate him in doing so! DOES THE LORD JESUS CARE ABOUT YOUR RACING? I finished up my 17 year race career in the 250 A and 25 plus class and I enjoyed every minute of it. One weekend I was talking to my mom about racing and she said, we should pray for favor and guidance on the race track from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I was only on an 80cc bike at the time and about 13 years old. That day I was taking the same main rut all day around the long blind turn on the pound section at Doublin. On this lap I hear in my mind, take the outside this time, so I did and to my excitement there was a three rider pile up in the main rut. Another time as I was approaching a blind step up and I heard a sound that said jump and I was able to avoid a downed rider just on the other side. John 14:16-17 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever— 17 the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you. In this same book of the Bible (John) Jesus tells the Disciples it’s better that he leave to heaven rather than stay so he can send the Holy Spirit in his place. The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of God. He is much lighter than Jesus sitting on the back of your bike telling you which way to turn. Lol You see, Jesus can go with you and talk to you anywhere through the Holy Spirit If you’re a follower of Jesus invite the Holy Spirit to fill your spirit, to guide you and to bring Gods good word to your memory.
Yamaha All Star National Doublin Gap Motocross Park Sept. 26-29, 2015 Get ready for the return of the Yamaha All Star National sponsored by Yamaha Motor Corp. and Action Motorsports York, Pa.
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This event used to go down every 4th of July weekend at Doublin Gap and attracted racers from all over the Northeast. It returns after a few year hiatus and promises to bring some big names to town. Traders racing team members will be in the house along with Tim Ferry with some other national number holders expected. In addition this event is a Pro Am race offering a guaranteed $6000 Pro Purse and your chance to win part of the $2000 in rider give a way’s at the riders meeting. There will be tons of fun with Barbi jeep races for kids and adults, a live band Saturday night, Pro Jet Ski demos and lots of free prizes and food. A full race schedule will be in place on Sunday with practice on Saturday. www.doublingap.com or www.actionmotorsportsyork.com
He’s not in your heart to condemn you, Romans 8:1 he is our comfort God cares about you therefore he cares about your racing. Jesus poured out grace for all of us,
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Motocross for Christ Camp Evansville MX Aug. 16-19, 2015
Over 60 children and an army of volunteers gathered in Jesus’ name at the second camp for this organization in 2015 at the Evansville Motocross facility in mid-August. This ministry now approaching close to ten years offers free camps each year to riders and racers in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. At camp, attendees learn either basic or advanced riding skills taught by local trainers at their current riding levels. Local racers both amateur and former pros alike come out to help teach the kids better riding skills. In addition, campers learn faith based lessons, do service projects, enjoy great time together, hear great testimonies how Christ has affected others lives and in general learn life skills that give them a jumpstart in life. I’ve attended these camps since its early inception and I’ve seen the difference it’s made in many people’s lives. Motocross for Christ is a 503c non-profit organization and runs its camps on donations of others that want to help make a difference. If you believe you can help, please contact us here at Brapp Mag or find them on facebook at Motocross 4 Christ. Please also enjoy more images from camp on our website at: www.brappmag.com
Sleepy Hollow Two Stroke Shootout Sleepy Hollow Mx Park Sept. 25-27, 2015 Sleepy Hollow will host their 5th annual two stroke festival in late September. This event has attracted many top pros over the years and is always a great time. This event allows positively no Fourstroke bikes and hosts best smelling and best sounding contests. There is a Friday practice with a huge $6000 purse for 125 and 250 Pro Experts sponsored by: Boyesen, All Balls Racing, Key Equipment, Western Powersports. There are $1000 Holeshot Awards sponsored by MGX Unlimited. There are classes for everyone from Mini’s to Vintage and MXPTV will be on hand to catch all the action. www.sleepymx.com
4th Annual White Rose Thunder - Upcoming Event All-Star Weekend - York, Pa Randy Texter Memorial Race and H-D Open House Saturday September 26th the 4th Annual White Rose Thunder Randy Texter Memorial Race and Ride in Bike Show put on by Steve Nace Productions comes to the York, Pa Expo Center. Come watch AMA Pro Racers tackle the famed York half mile circuit. Racing has gone down here for decades and the fastest riders in the country return here year after year to do battle on this famous half mile track.
Sunday riders head to the class A Pro AMA Hillclimb put on by the White Rose Motorcycle Club in Jefferson, Pa. Gates open around 10:00am with the event starting at 1:00pm. Riders have been racing up this 300 foot hill for over a half of century on their nitro burning bikes. Make sure you stick around to catch this kick butt event before pointing your rides back to wherever home may be.
Well there you have it - a fun filled weekend of racing to wrap up the summer. Check out these websites to get all the info you need and we hope to see you there. Flat Track Racing www.whiterosethunder.com Pro Hillclimbs www.whiterosemc.org BRAPP MAGAZINE September 2015
Motocross Mainline District 6 Series August 22-23, 2015
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In late August we made our return to the Sleepy Hollow Motocross Park in Fredericksburg, Pa. It was a gorgeous summer day with bright skies and mild temps for the usually scorching summer heat of August. We arrived just as practice was ending up which gave us a little time to check out the track changes since we had been here last. First off the gate on this day would be the Vet racers. Some of these guys have been around it seems like forever now. It actually makes me a little proud to see how fast some of these guys still are. Just goes to show that the competition has always been red hot in our area to keep these guys honed like they are. The day progressed and the track held up great. Lines were forming and the dust was minimal for a late summer race. The classes clicked off without a hitch and the racing was tight in many divisions. From experts to minis the racers of District 6 put on a great show for all. Check some images and the class winners on the day here then link over to our website to enjoy more pictures on our photo site and click on the movie camera icon when youâ€™re online to see a really sick video from todayâ€™s racing action.
Nathan Rocuskie (157) wins both Schoolboy 1 and 250 B.
Harescramble racer Keith Tepper wins the 50cc Open class.
The Brapp class - 125cc two stroke leaves the gate. Zak Shaffer (92) grabs the win.
Class Winners Jarek Balkovic worked hard to grab both premier expert wins.
Another Harescramble fast kid Kobe McCollum wins 65 (7-9).
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Brian Espinoza takes a pair of wins in the mini divisions.
Vet A Jeremy Cook Vet B Benjamin Hoffman Vet C Ismail Abdul-Lateef 50 Plus Robert Schuler 250 A Jarek Balkovic 250 B Nathan Rocuskie 85/150 (12-15) Keagan Miller Newbie Buster Bobb 85 (9-11) Rilan Gombert Senior A Gaylon Dickson Senior B/C Keith Banta 250 C Damon Gibson 50 Oil (4-8) Isabell Allen 50 Stock (7-8) Ayrton Delorenzo Junior Mini Brian Espinoza 25 Plus A Matthew Hougentogler 25 Plus B/C Louis Gregor 45 Plus Gaylon Dickson Collegeboy William Carling Schoolboy 1 Nathan Rocuskie 50 Open (4-8) Keith Tepper 50 Stock (4-6) Trent Reisinger Open C Tyler Walborn Open A Jarek Balkovic Open B Jay Jajich Women Samantha Waldrop Supermini Alex Panzarella 35 Plus A Gaylon Dickson 35 Plus B/C Keith Banta 65 (7-9) Kobe McCollum 65 (10-11) AJ Stayton 125 Two Stroke Zakary Shaffer Schoolboy 2 Logan Leitzel
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BRAPP MAGAZINE September 2015
Faces in Brapp Mag - TEAM BOSCHERT RACING We’ve seen this family of racers at tracks and awards banquets over the years but could never figure out, who was who. So we thought it would be a great idea to get some clarity. I’m still not sure if we know much more - but here’s the scoop.
Below are a few bios and pics of the ones we could round up, I think they are a pretty rowdy and happy bunch of motorcycle enthusiasts. Lol
The riders in this fun-loving group consist of three brothers, Bill, Mark and Tom Boschert. Along with several of their children, Chris, Brandon and Hope Boschert and Josh and Heather Boschert. Cousins (Daniel and Joseph Peloquin) are up and comers in the 50 and 65 classes and there are also several honorary members of the team (LeeAnn Bange, Linzie Dente and Jed Haines to name a few).
The founding members of the team used to be together at an MX track most weekends as the boys were working their way through the C class. As they matured (I don’t believe the founding members will ever do that!) and started families, they have drifted away from championship competition and have started families of their own. Tom is currently competing in the Masters of Motocross series. Chris is currently in the Navy living with his young family out in Washington State, he has recently started to get his son Aiden into dirt bikes. Hope was competing in the Masters series with her dad as well, but a soil sample at Doublin Gap resulted in a fractured fibula and torn acl/mcl. This year Rich is mostly participating in the closest MX races to his home after a a/c or shoulder separation left him off the bike for part of last year. Heather had won the 2013 MDRA7 Women’s class championship; she had also graduated college that year and started her first “real” job. Because of working more she rode less in 2014, but she managed to talk her dad (Rich) and boyfriend (Jed Haines) into a trip to Pleasure Valley Raceway because it is her favorite track. Well, that race day landed her with her first ambulance ride and a broken collarbone, broken c7 & t1 vertebrae wing, concussion, and bruised lung. After a surgery to plate the blown up collarbone and 6 months of healing she was cleared, but now is dealing with the mental hurdle of having broken her neck and collarbone. Josh has started to get back into the racing scene now that his son Jeremy has shown a major interest in racing. Bill is still recovering from a foot injury from 2013 and plans on returning to the Masters series once fully healed. Per usual a moto family comes with a lot of injuries, should probably have a contest to see who has the coolest scar! Uncle Mark was a great Flat Track racer and the one who had the most potential to go Pro. Brandon, who also has a young son, Chase who is 2 years old and absolutely loves anything with 2 wheels and a motor. They most enjoy when the stars align and a bunch of them can all get together again at the races or at family ride weekends. Actually, it doesn’t even have to be races, they just like it whenever they can get together!
Current age: 52 (in calendar years, a teenager in my own mind) Age started riding: 7 in the dirt, 17 on the road Age started racing: About 30, a couple Enduros, then about 10 years of intermittent Hare Scrambles
Current Age: 28
Current racing discipline: Motocross
Age started racing: 14
Riding number: 524 (Wife’s birthday)
Current racing discipline: MX
Bike: 2004 Honda CRF450R
Riding number: 4
Team: Team Boschert Racing
Bike: 2014 KTM 250
Age Started riding: 5 years, on a Z50
Age started racing: 10 years - 1977 XR75 Honda Antietam Motorsport Park…finished 2nd in the XR75 class! Current racing discipline: Motocross/Hare Scrambles Riding number: #25
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Age started racing: 9 years, my first race was at Happy Ramblers Current racing discipline: Motocross Riding number: 17 Bike: 2001 Suzuki RM125
Bike: 2003 Honda CRF450
Name: Brandon Boschert Current Age: 28 Age started riding: 5 Age started racing: 8 Current racing discipline: MX Riding number: 15 Name:
Bike: 2004 CRF450R
Current age: 23 Age started riding: 5 years - riding the 1991 Z50 Age started racing: 15 years - Sleepy Hollow was the first race I ever did, had to get my AMA membership that morning! haha Current racing discipline: Motocross
Current Age: 28 Age started riding: 5 (Dirt) 16 (Road) Age started racing: 10ish?
Riding number: 19 (My birthday, January 9th)
Current racing discipline: Motocross & Bench Racing
Bike: 2004 Yamaha YZ250F also an 05 CBR600RR (We all, except for Hope who doesn’t have a license yet, have a street bike lol)
Riding number: 443 Bike: 2004 Honda CRF450R
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