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Captains Quarters Merry Christmas everybody, and I say that because it is the holiday that we observe here in the Brapp Mag household. If you celebrate something different we respect that however and wish you the best of the holidays as well. I guess one thing we do know for sure and that is winter is upon us here in the Northeast. As I write this it is in the 30’s outside and the wind is blowing just as hard. I can only think about our friends in T-shirts at the Mini O’s. I hope you all are well and please enjoy that as long as you can. I’m not sure how long this cold spell is going to last. If you read in our previous issue the Old Farmers Almanac is predicting a long cold winter here in our parts. December kind of leaves us high and dry here as far as the racing is concerned. MAMA crowns their champions in early December and that’s followed by two weeks of indoor flat track racing at the Cow Palace in Timonium, MD. After that we have the holidays then nothing until we go harescramble racing in early January in MD followed by Ice Racing in Reading Pa and some Arenacross in Baltimore. I guess the good news is shortly after that it’s Motorama Time again and we’re right back at it.

IMPORTANT INFO HERE - KEEP READING Which brings me to getting right back at it and the changes coming here at Brapp Mag. After much research, soul searching and just some good old common sense we have made the decision to discontinue printing and become a DIGITAL ONLY publication beginning in March of 2017. Many of you are already reading it that way and it will allow us to lift the limitations of content space due to high print costs while making it more affordable for our advertisers and easier for you to read. Launching soon on the Android and Apple Stores will be our Free Phone App which will allow you to click right into our digital issue anytime you want. You’ll be able to find issue specific content that will be nowhere else on the web, link directly to photos and videos and shop with all of our advertisers with just a few clicks. I know some of you may be thinking - what if I’m on the cover or my child is in your pages. Don’t be discouraged if you like the print version and want copies you will be able to order one copy or 100. You’ll also be able to download and print from home too if you prefer that method. The bottom line is it keeps us at the track while still providing a great service to the racers, riders, spectators and businesses in our area. Here’s to the future and we thank you for your support. Jim Bull and Family - BrappMag.com B

The Brapp Revolution Has Begun BrappMag Staff: Jim Bull - Managing Editor | Owner Trevor Bull - Web | Video | Design Jessica Bull - Office Manager Aiden Bull - Distribution Manager Deb Bull - THE GLUE Contributors for this issue: Jim Bull, Henry Sorgen, RaceWMX.com, Tim Dennis, Jeff Reichart.

In This Issue: Brapp Mag Goes Digital .................................................................. 4 Captains Quarters ........................................................................... 5 AJP Off Road Test ........................................................................... 7 The Perfect Diet ............................................................................... 8 MDRA Awards Banquet ................................................................... 9 NEOC Championship Racing ............................................................. 10 Anthracite Trailblazer ...................................................................... 12 WMX at NJFOD ................................................................................ 13 Where to Ride ................................................................................ 14 PAOHV Info ..................................................................................... 17 PA Powersports Show ...................................................................... 18 Potomac Vintage Show .................................................................... 18 Blue Grey Race - MAMA .................................................................. 19 BrappMag Family Feature .............................................................. 20 CMATVA Elk Ride ............................................................................. 21 Chaplains Corner ............................................................................. 22

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PR3 Enduro 240 - MSRP $4799 Yes - believe it or not the Brapp Captain does some riding of his own. Not like in years gone by but I still enjoy a great trail ride now and then. There are a number of reasons why I don’t spend as much time in the saddle anymore, with one of them being the tall stature of the bikes these days. My 5’ 8” frame coupled with my 50 plus years of abuse on this planet sometimes makes it difficult or lets say un-enjoyable to mount up and go like I used too. That’s OK - laugh if you will. But I’d bet there are a number of you out there that may have the same problem. Another big struggle and this one will get me in trouble I’m sure, is the cost of some of the new machinery these days. I believe the manufactures in trying to always create a better product have sometimes priced themselves right out of the market.

NEW Michelin Tires – Now installed at the factory are Michelin Starcross MS3 tires front & rear – a matched set for best traction and performance.

Even better news - if you’re into competition or just want more power from your ride, then the AJP PR 5 is the bike you’re looking for. Adding fuel injection and a liquid cooled motor with a 4 valve head. This baby pumps out an additional 10 horsepower and you can really feel the difference in power. It also rides on the taller wheels and offers a 6 speed transmission. Conveniently located at Keystone Trailers / Moto Depot: Give them a call at 717. 581.9020 - please make sure you tell them that Brapp Mag sent you. B

Specs PR 3 ENGINE / COOLING Zongshen 233cc, 4 Stroke, SOHC, 2 Valve / air cooled with remote oil cooler POWER / TORQUE 20 hp @ 8000 rpm / 13 ft-lbs @ 7000 rpm CARBURETOR / INTAKE Keihin/Deni PZ30 w/accelerator pump / Twin Air high-mounted filter

Enter the made in Europe AJP PR3 - a 240cc air cooled powerhouse that sits low to the ground while still offering optimal suspension travel and ground clearance with a price that a grandpa like me can afford. NEW 16” Rear Wheel – Down in size by 1 inch from our older 17” rear wheel, this new 16” wheel allows for a larger selection of tire choices, plus lowers our seat height slightly as well!

I loved this bike as it made plenty of power to make it fun to ride while being able to pull the hills and work its way thru the tight stuff. I never once struggled with the bike being top heavy or too tall when having to come to an abrupt stop on the side of a hill or in a gully and the brakes All AJP’s can be tagged for street and Enduro use worked fantastic, lets just say, who knew that big creek was there as I was powering out of the woods. The strong disc brakes both front and rear stopped me on a dime and kept me high and dry all day. The electric start was a bonus and I really enjoyed riding this bike. More good news - the lineup doesn’t stop with the PR 3. If you are taller in stature or like riding the taller frame for just a few hundred dollars more you can get the PR 4. The main difference is going to an 18” rear with a 21” front wheel set up.

ENGINE START / GEARING Electric / 5 speed, 520 O-Ring chain, 39T rear, 13T front FRONT SUSPENSION AJP USD 38mm – 10 inches travel – compression & rebound adjustable REAR SUSPENSION Sachs with remote reservoir, linkage type, 11 inches travel (stock link) – Compression, rebound, & preload adjustable FRONT / REAR TIRES Michelin Starcross MS3 70/100 – 19 / Michelin Starcross MS3 100/100 – 16

The under the seat fuel tank along with the smaller wheel size and included lowering link make this machine a great choice for an old guy like me or even a youth rider looking for his or her first shot at a full chassis bike.

Lowering Link – A special link for the rear suspension is included with every PR3 in the crate – this allows for the owner to lower the PR3 seat height by 1 full inch! We rode this bike in late October at a super secret testing facility in Lancaster, Pa. A big thanks to the property owner for providing the perfect testing grounds and to Keystone Trailers / Moto Depot for supplying the ride.

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ATHLETES: THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A PERFECT DIET October 19, 2016 Too often athletes go overboard when trying to eat healthfully. They may put themselves under strict calorie limits, cut out certain ingredients, or even avoid entire food groups in the hopes of reaching their performance goals. The truth is that there’s no such thing as a perfect diet. The key is balance. Athletes can achieve an excellent diet without going to extremes. Here are five tips to help athletes achieve a balanced approach to fueling their bodies. 1. Energize your performance. Athletes can’t achieve peak performance on low-calorie diets, and many athletes fail to consume enough calories. Most female athletes need about 2,400-2,800 calories a day while male athletes need 2,800-3,600 calories a day (1). This number can be even higher in some circumstances and depends on an athlete’s sport, weight, body composition, training level, and training volume. 2. Start with a good breakfast.

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By choosing nutritious snacks, you’ll be able to ensure you are providing your body everything it needs to rebuild, repair, and refuel. For peak performance, athletes need a balance of carbohydrate, protein, and fat. Carbohydrates like oats, rice, and sweet potatoes fuel exercise and give your muscles energy. Protein choices like meat, seafood, and eggs build and repair muscle tissue. Sources of good fats such as nuts and olive oil support metabolism and sustained energy.

The athlete who makes healthful food choices most of the time will beat out an athlete who goes to an extreme trying to achieve the “perfect” diet all the time. One reason is that motivation is fleeting. Going all out, whether in training or diet, can lead to exhaustion and burnout. Sharing a meal out with friends or having an occasional treat shouldn’t make you feel like you’re cheating. Food choices should be considered in the context of your whole diet. For example, if your diet averages 3,000 calories per day, you can enjoy a treat of around about 300 calories most days without a second thought, since a 300-calorie treat represents only 10 percent of your daily calories. Performance-minded athletes sometimes lose sight of a balanced approach to eating and become too focused on achieving the perfect athlete’s diet. When an athlete follows an overly restricted diet, they run the risk of making a negative impact on performance or creating a lifestyle that can lead to exhaustion and burnout. By focusing on meeting calorie needs, spreading meals and snacks throughout the day, and choosing healthy foods most of the time, athletes can support performance in a sustainable way. Reference Thomas DT, Erdman KA & Burke LM. Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of Sports Medicine: Nutrition and Athletic Performance. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2016 Mar;116(3):501-28


MDRA Awards Banquet

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Nov. 12, 2016

Early November found us at Premier Events in Shippensburg, Pa to help the 2016 MDRA Champions celebrate 25,000 reasons to race the MDRA Series. That’s $25,000, the cash value that MDRA racers earned by competing in this long running series. Between expert payout, amateur MDRA Bucks, gas cards and free classes given away at every round, product giveaways, Rocky Mountain Gift Cards, practice day discounts, etc. The list goes on and on let alone the great competition you’ll find at this series. Matter of fact on the night of the banquet everyone in attendance went home with a door prize or product in addition to their awards and a great meal. Kudo’s to the entire Yentzer family and all the great sponsors of this series for making it happen.

I’m betting there are future pros in this group

2017 looks to be another promising year for the the MDRA organization. Please stay up to date here in our pages and on their website at: www.mdramxracing.com B Wyatt Rotz was your Youth high points earner

These riders raced at every MDRA round

2016 MDRA CHAMPIONS 50 Shaft 1. Jackson Beck 2. Tanner Cromleigh 50 (4-6) 1. Timothy Scott 2. Memphis McGinn 3. Jackson Beck 4. Joseph Falise 50 (7-8) 1. Daniel Brookshire 2. Logan Fisher 3. Carston Shepherd 50 (4-8) Oil 1. Timothy Scott 2. Memphis McGinn 3. Malachi Kraft 50 (4-8) Open 1. Daniel Brookshire 2. Carston Shepherd 3. Joseph Falise 65 (7-11) B 1. Wyatt Rotz 2. Clayton Stockstill 3. Talin Evans

65 (7-11) C 1. Sam Mackey 2. Daniel Brookshire 3. Seth Kready 85 (9-11) B 1. Wyatt Rotz 2. Kaleb Weller 85 (9-11) C 1. Cole Stocks 2. Brock Swartz 3. Clayton Stockstill 85/150 (12-15) B 1. Derek Leatherman 2. Gage Stine 3. Chase Yentzer 85/150 (12-15) C 1. Caleb Scott 2. Leigha Rotz 3. Nick Wagner Junior Mini (9-13) 1. Derek Leatherman 2. Jakob Rassa 3. Brock Swartz

Super Mini (12-16) 1. Gage Stine 2. Ramzee Hawk 3. Chase Yentzer

Open B 1. Trevor Hoffeditz 2. Patrick Morrissey 3. Brandon Jones

Plus 40 A 1. John Bowlin 2. Jay Rassa 3. Charles Lanza

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Open C 1. Damon McCoy 2. Chase Sheppard 3. Cody Scott

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Schoolboy 2 (14-16) 1. Devon Fraley 2. Dylan Fraley

Plus 25 1. Kristopher Shumaker 2. Patrick Morrissey 3. Doug Stouffer

Plus 50 1. Bert Schulteis 2. Brian Semder 3. Steve Bohlen

Plus 30 A 1. Kristopher Shumaker

Women 1. Leigha Rotz 2. Jenna Schulteis

250 A 1. Addison Kramer 2. Cory Gilliam 250 B 1. Orion Gregory 2. Brandon Jones 3. Dalton Weaver

Plus 30 B 1. Patrick Morrissey 2. Keith Naugle 3. Doug Stouffer

250 C 1. Damon McCoy 2. Chase Sheppard 3. Parker Noss

Plus 30 C 1. Quinton Harmison 2. Donn Price 3. Merl Heavner

Open A 1. Addison Kramer 2. Cory Gilliam

Plus 35 1. John Bowlin 2. Jay Rassa

Girls (9-15) 1. Leigha Rotz 2. Jenna Schulteis 3. Maggie Harmison View Complete Final Point Standings at: www.mdramxracing.com View All Banquet Pics at: www.brappmag.com BRAPP MAGAZINE December 2016

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NEOC Final Round Words: Noel Hartem Photos: Tim Dennis

Brian and I would like to announce with much love and heavy hearts that we are hanging our helmets up at the conclusion of this season. There are a hundred reasons we could give to explain why but just simply said… It is time. We have for many years devoted our time, love, and passion to the youth of this sport and in turn we were blessed by being part of so many families’ weekend adventures. We have formed life long bonds of friendship that if not for this sport we would have missed out on. Every single hug and smile we received or gave was sincere and treasured in our hearts. The NEOC has only been half of the years we spent trying to make our small part in this world a better place. As we all know, life dictates the way our path winds around the mountains we climb and we couldn’t be more blessed then having all of you take that walk with us, especially when the climb was steep and full of obstacles. We have seen and shared many life experiences, happy times, sad moments, accomplishments, devastation, new life brought into this world and many angels taken from it…… The hurt and sadness you feel for those you care about is soothed by the love and friendship from those very same people. The good, the bad, the ugly and the beautiful is what life is made up of, however, it is up to you on which one you choose to seek out and embrace. Of all the things we promoted over the years please remember this one; it’s always about the faces not the races. The love you shared and how it made them feel is what they will remember not the finish. We cherish the friendship and every hug that was freely given to us over the last 20 years. Our life has been rich with emotion and passion that will last a life time…… This isn’t goodbye but until we hug again…. after all, if you know the Hartem Family, then you know we don’t sit idle or watch the parade go by. Round 6 Cumberland County Fairgrounds October 29th & 30th will be the final Offroad Harescramble Event for the NEOC and Brian and Noel Hartem. We thank all of those that came out and shared in our last 10 second count and the final throw of our checkered flag. See the race report and full results from the Cumberland County Fairgrounds at: www.neocracing.com and view more photos at: www.timdphoto.com B

Thank you Brian and Noel for your years of service

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Tricker got a mid pack start in the first moto After a rainout forced the rescheduling of the ninth round of the Women’s Motocross Championship due to the effects of Hurricane Matthew, the series moved to New Jersey on October 29th to New Jersey Motosports Park Field of Dreams Motocross track where Obermeyer Suzuki’s Mackenzie Tricker went 1-1 to grab her first overall victory of the season. Cold but nearly perfect conditions greeted the WMX series as Stone/Fly/Scott/ Cycle Shack North Yamaha rider Kaitlyn Morrow grabbed the holeshot to start moto one, followed by Kawasaki-mounted Shelby Rolen and Tricker. Tricker was disappointed in her start but made up for it quickly. “It was a concrete pad and normally I’m pretty good on those but I guess I spun up a bit and was a little slow off the line, but third wasn’t bad getting into the first turn,” said Tricker. Tricker was quick to pass Rolen to move into second, although it took a couple of laps before she was able to make a pass on the leader Morrow.

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lead with an inside pass. Tricker pulled a few seconds on Morrow when the YamaThis was it, the Morrow big show, the last gateway in theand NE anyway ha rider bobbled late in the moto, however gained back the ground pulled to within a second of Loretta Tricker. Lynn Amateur National Championships. I know m have already qualified in other regions and the South East “She was putting pressure onprinting me there atafter the end all it would but thisand particular race.have taken was one little mistake from me and she might have gotten me,” said Tricker. Over 900 riders made their way to the Doublin Gap MX In the end, Tricker took the moto seconds, giving herticket. the overall burg,win PAby tonearly take atwo shot for their entry I saw one cla with a 1-1 tally. Morrow tookthe second with Utah 2-2 moto scorethe finishes, wholeoverall way from to make cut. It while was a typical Rolen rounded out the podium with a 3-4for score. preparation Tennessee, hot and dusty and great compet promoter for keeping everything running smoothly and f “This feels awesome,” said Tricker. “Obviously this year’s been extremely up and track for this event. down. I had an injury in June and I was struggling with a few things, so it took a while to get back up to speed so it’s good to who finally get aitwin year.” where you call ho Congrats to all made in, this no matter job to all those who didn’t just for making the attempt. Many The two riders atop the series standings, and with Marissa Markelon, made the cut Kylie here Fasnacht at this event a few winning their cl both were forced to miss thepictured New Jersey race; Fasnacht nursing an injured knee did the below. Take a look at how our champions and Markelon has been sick,mxsports.com which opens up the title chase. Counting the best to see the complete results. seven rounds so far, Fasnacht still maintains the lead in the series standings, followed by Markelon and Tricker.

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1. Mackenzie Tricker (Suz) 1-1 2. Kaitlyn Morrow (Yam) 2-2 3. Shelby Rolen (Kaw) 3-4 4. Eve Brodeur (KTM) 5-3 5. Nicole Cutrera (Hon) 4-5 6. Amanda Brown (Hon) 7-6 7. Lauren Woods (Hon) 6-7 8. Grace Payne (Yam) 8-8

1. Kylie Fasnacht - 333 2. Kaitlyn Morrow - 333 3. Mackenzie Tricker - 306 4. Marissa Markelon - 297 5. Eve Brodeur - 283 6. Amanda Brown - 254 7. Shelby Rolen - 235 8. Lauren Woods - 206 9. Grace Payne - 165 10. Nicole Gaudern - 154

“Kaitlyn was guarding her lines, as I expected she would, but once I got by I was able to pull a quick gap,” said Tricker. “I felt like I had some better lines than Kaitlyn and I thought she would pick up on them once I went by but lucky enough I was a couple of seconds faster than her and I was able to pull away, so everything in the first moto went really good and I was able to get the win.”

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WHERE TO RIDE Tri County Harescramble Rd # 1 ECEA Series

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The 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 Commision through the following April 1. There are some trails that remain closed until after the late muzzleloader season. Please check the forest distrcit web pages for current access advisories on when trails open for the winter season.

Unofficial reports tell us that three trail systems in the These trails are typically open from the Friday state are now accessible to side by sides up to 65” in before Memorial Day through the last full weekwidth. Whiskey Springs, Bloody Skillet and Denton Hill. end in September. Check the forest distrcit web pages for current access PLEASE VERIFY BEFORE YOU TRAVEL. Fun Factory Cobra Off Road Race advisories. Team

8 Martin Hill - Bedford County - 18 miles of Centre & Clinton County - Bloody Skillet Jaden wouldn’t be the only Palmer winning daytheeither. summer trail. Access to the on trail this is from parkATV Trail - 39 miles. Access from SR-144 Younger brother Landon who’s been hard at it got his firstnorth win ing area located on Route 326 two miles approx-imately 19 miles north of the Snow Shoe Rainsburg. Trail head GPS location:looks N 39° like 52’ ever today racing inofthe (4-6) 50cc Jr./LC division, exit on US Route 80. Turn right onto De Haas 24.69” W 78° 30’ 34.80” Contact: Buchanan State maybe he’s been Road and travel 5.3 miles South, to thestudying his big brothers techniques. Forest, 440 Buchanan Trail, McConnellsburg, PA Northern Terminus Trail-head, Trails are open 17233 (717)race 485-3148 The youth division gave Phone: us a great too with a big battle to registered Class II ATV’s less than 65” in forpounds. first between width and less than 1,200 Contact:Reece Bruner, Max Fernandez and Michael 9 Sideling Hill - Fulton County - 15 miles of Sproul State Forest, 15187 Renovo Road, Macknik throwing a wheel in now and then Beeler with Jeffrey 1 Pike County - Burnt Mills - 7 Miles of summer summer trail in the Wells Tannery area. Acces is (570) 923-6011 keep them all honest. theCove end itRoad would be Beeler with the and winter trail. Access is from a parking area on Renovo, PA 17764 Phone: to from In Ray’s or Childers Ridge Road. Route 402 one mile south of Porters Lake. RgisTrail head GPS location: N 40° 5’ 0.28 W 78° 10’ win and about a 20 second advantage. Tri County Sportsmen were excellent hosts for the event tered Class II ATV’s are permitted on this trail 5 Clinton County - The Whiskey Springs ATV 12.17” Contact Buchanan State Forest, 440 BuATV Trail - 50 over Sunday brought 500Trail, entries to the National at Tri Phone: Counthat are less that 58” in width and less than 1,200 Trail - The Whiskey Springs chanan McConnellsburg, PA 17233 miles of summer and winter trails. The Whiskey pounds. Contact: Deleware State Forest, 2174A It was a big weekend to kick off the 2016 ECEA Harescramble ty. The Lafferty boys(717) were485-3148 at it again racing against some of the Springs ATV Trail is located Southeast of Kettle Route 611, Swiftwater,by PAMSR. 18370-7746 Phone: Series sponsored Over 700 entries came out to race best riders the east has to offer. Ryder and Michael must Creek State Park. Trailhead access is from SR coast (570) 895-4000 10 Potter County - 43 miles of summer trail. A loop the loose sand at Port Elizabeth. The pits120 werein slippery and have been locked wheel to wheel as not more than 3 seconds Westport along Kettle Creek for trail located south of Denton Hill State Park. Acapproximately 1.5 miles then North on Two-Mile trails fast as the series debuted on of a bright sunny weekend separated them at any the race.Lyman If you’ve never seen 2 the Adams & Cumberland Counties - 36 miles cesspoint to thein trail is from Run State Park on Road. Trails are open to registered Class II summer trail. During the winter season the trail in Mid April. 44woods north ofyou Cherry Springs,owe or the intersecthese two go throughSR the definitely it to yoursystem is expanded to 42 miles by using some ATV's less than 65" in width and less than 1,200 tion of Rock Run Road and the Ridge Trail (ATV Contact: Sproul State Forest, 15187 Trail). Registered Class II ATV’s are permitted Brappthat Mag was only the youth day but dirt roads are gated duringin theattendance winter. Part ofon pounds. Renovo Road, Renovo, the trail system is shared with snowmobiles when what a blast we had. Young Jaden Palmer would take the over- PA 17764 on this trail that are less than 65” in width and there is sufficient snowfall. The trail is located Phone: (570) 923-6011 less than 1,200 pounds. Contact: 4

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all wins in both the Pee Wee and Juniors division on this day. NOW OP between Big Flat and Pine Grove Furnace State This kid is just on fire winning just about everywhere he goes. Park. Access to these are from parking lots locat- 6 Lycoming County - 17 miles of summer and ed at Big Flat along Shippensburg Road about 1-1/4 miles nort 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

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

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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 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

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 sounth 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: Deleware State Forest, 2174A Route 611, Swiftwater, PA18370-7746 Phone: (570) 895-4000

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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: Deleware 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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WHERE TO RIDE Allegheny National Forest - The federally-operated Allegheny National Forest has more than 100 miles of ATV trails. ATV trail season runs from the Friday before Memrial Day through the last Sunday in September. Winter season is from December 20 to April 1. Contact the Allegheny Nation Forest Supervisor’s Office, P.O. Box 847, 222 Liberty Street, Warren, PA 16365 Phone: (814) 723-5150 Effective July 1, 2002 the Allegheny Nation 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

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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)

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

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Shade Mountain Trails - (Non-Licensed Off-Highway Motorcyels) Riding areas are located in portions of Mifflin, Snyder and Union Counties in the Bald Eagle Forest. he 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: Buraeu of Forestry District #7 18865 Old Turnpike Rd; Millmont, PA, 17845; Phone: (570) 922-3344; Email: fd07@state.pa.us

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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.

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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

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17 a Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park Tams, WV - www.burningrockwv.com

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19 Doublin Gap MX Newburg, PA www.doublingap.com

32 Rausch Creek Trail Riders Valley View, PA www.rauschcreekracing.com

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34 Rocket Raceway Three Springs, PA www.rocketraceway.com

20 Hill Top Lodge Emporium, PA www.hilltoplodge.com

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21 Evansville MX Park Berwick, PA www.evansvilleraceway.com

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36 Shady Rest Farm Marienville, PA www.shadyrestfarm.net

48 The Landing MX Park www.thelandingmxpark.com

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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 nichole@ecowater.us • Lance Schwartz - Lewisburg 570-847-6102 • Dennis Felty - Schuylkill/ Northumberland Co. 570-640-5735 themayorofcoaltowne@yahoo.com • 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 rrudzi@verizon.net • Chas McHenry - Bucks County 267-446-6176 dcnrsaferide@yahoo.com • Rick Latchaw - Mercer/ Venango County 724-253-3069 maxxrc@windstream.net • Gary Elder - Lawrence/ Venango County 724-924-2062 geelder@comcast.net • Mark Lynch DCNR Master Inst. - Connellsville PA 734-984-5138 maglynch@zoominternet.net • David Miller - Montgomery, Bucks, Lehigh, Berks, and Northampton Counties 610-332-0106 millerdavidv@reagan.com • Richard Henofer - Bucks, Montgomery, Phila Counties 215-669-3173 rhbuilds@me.com

• RC Horn ASI-ATV/ROHVA Side By Side Instructor 304-839-6319 ASI.rchorn@yahoo.com • Tom Lytle - Central, PA 717-940-2229 paatvsafety@yahoo.com • Carl Johnson - Lycoming, Potter, Clinton, Centre Counties carled63@yahoo.com 570-786-7852 • 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 tewellmann@embarqmail.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 motoman774@yahoo.com • James Campbell - DCNR/ASI 440-599-2033 Ashtabula County Conneaut, Ohio ccbell@suite224.net • Bob Jackson - DCNR 440-998-3686 Ashtabula County Ashtabula, Ohio bobbyj_57@windstream.net • ATV Safety Training at AOAA DCNR Youth & ASI Adult Training George Fetterman 317-319-3726 or glfett@ptd.net

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 oppor tunities 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.

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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.

Liability Insurance

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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PA Powersports Show Lebanon, Pa - Oct. 28-30, 2016

The Pennsylvania State Snowmobile Association held their 26th Annual powersports show the last weekend in October at the Lebanon Valley Exposition Center & Fairgrounds. ATV’s, UTV’s, motorcycles, watercraft, trailers, trucks, gear, clothing, parts, accessories, travel and more were all under one roof! In addition to all the vendors, the show also included an ATV/garden tractor pull, 4x4 truck contest, accident scene management presentations, vintage powersports show, used powersports corral and a youth snowmobile safety course.

Machines of all types were on display at the show

Anyhow if you were there you know what I mean and if you weren’t I recommend you get it on your calendars for next year. Matter of fact as I am writing this story the snow is flying already in PA and NY so maybe it’s time to park the bikes and think about getting your sled on. Get more info at: www.pasnow.org B

I’ve been attending this show for years and I would say that this was the best attended show I’ve been at for years. It reminded me of the crowds they used to get back in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. I think the only thing that could make it better in future years would be a stronger presence from the off road side of the sport. Hint, hint.

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The Potomac Vintage Riders (PVR) will host their annual Bike Show and Swap meet the day after their year-end awards banquet for their Vintage Hare Scrambles Series. This show attracts thousands of attendees looking for those hard to find parts and those bikes from days gone by that so many of us still love. They also host a Vintage Bike Show at the event which last year attracted over 125 entries. I spent hours in that show area and every time I turned around I spied another piece that I once owned or wish I would have. It was eye candy galore for the over 30 crowd.

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MAMA Blue Grey Race Hanover, Pa November 5-6, 2016

Colton Yentzer takes three wins on the weekend

This historic race was held at the Happy Ramblers Motorcycle Club under sunny skies and breezy conditions. This long time District 7 event was a reschedule from early July when Mother Nature dumped inches of rain in the days before the event forcing its cancellation. This event would round out the 12 race series for MAMA in 2016 just weeks before their annual awards banquet. A good crowd was on hand to chase those last precious points of the year and the racing was red hot as expected. You can check out the class winners from the day below and to see the full results from the weekend and year end class champions, log onto www.mamamx.com Brapp Mag had an awesome time covering your events this season and we hope to see you all in 2017. B Saturday Results Women Support Women Open Super Senior Open Senior Open College Boy School Boy 1 School Boy 2 Supermini 1 Jr Mini 1 50 (4-6) Spec. Ltd. 50 Shaft/PW Ltd. 50 Open Ltd. Seniors 50 Plus 25 Plus Unlimited A/B Unlimited C/D Senior Novice Super Senior Novice

Breanna Sviland Marissa Peck Robert Hall Jason Carroll T. Irvin Gage Stine Gage Stine Todd Stith Mason Naecker Timothy Scott Charles Chialastri Parker Dwyer Rich Hutchins Jason Carroll T. Irvin Colton Yentzer Quintin Harmison Danny Randall

Sunday Results 125 B 125 C 250 A 250 B 250 C Mini Women Open Mini Women Support Open A Open B Open C Open D Supermini 2 Jr. Mini 2 80 (12-15) A 80 (12-15) B 80 (12-15) C 80 (9-11) A 80 (9-11) B 80 (9-11) C 60 A 60 B 60 C 50 (4-6) Spec. Ltd. 2 50 (4-8) A 50 (4-8) B 50 Ltd. Jr. (4-6) 50 Ltd. Sr. (7-8)

Todd Stith Colton Yentzer Jacob Belotti Michael Lacore Colton Yentzer Leigha Rotz Adrianna Kelly Mark Hushon. Michael Lacore Daniel Walsh Jason Verlander Seth Hammaker Jacob Jarrell Travis Belotti Benjamin Carroll Brayden Pohlhaus Mason Naecker Wyatt Rotz Omarion Lacore Braxton Keiffer Jason Lord Matthew Mattlin Timothy Scott Barrett Keiffer Joseph O Connell Timothy Scott Barrett Keiffer

Jacob Belotti takes the 250 A win

Travis Belotti wins 80 (12-15) A

Barrett Keiffer (3B) wins two 50cc divisions

Omarion Lacore (33) wins 80 (9-11) C

Michael Lacore (33) mid pack wins both 250 and Open B

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Brapp Mag Family Feature

The Gene Kaczka Family - MAMA Racers and MX Lovers

With the future of Brapp Mag going all digital in the spring of the New Year we will be able to do more rider and family profiles in our pages. When Gene’s wife Courtney reached out to me a few weeks ago I thought this would be the perfect place to start. The Kaczka family is the pure definition of a home grown motocross family. They’ve lived and breathed the sport together since the very beginning. Racing in the Mid Atlantic Motocross Association or MAMA for short, Gene began competing at the age of 18 just a few short years before he and his wife Courtney married. As a matter of fact they’ve been at the track together since then and have both contributed greatly to the sport over the years. Gene took a short break when their kids were little but it didn’t take long for their love of racing motocross to drive them back to the track. Over the

years he has won quite a few championships racing with MAMA. He’s competed in many disciplines of racing and has even built his own custom chopper from the ground up. Gene serves as the family mechanic while winning championships, serving on the MAMA board and working security at the track. He is retiring his position this season but guarantees he’ll be around in the coming years to give his racing buddies a run for their money. Daughter Kaitlyn Kaczka age 21 races Womens Open class and won the Maryland State Girls class in 2010 and has placed in the top five in MAMA girls or women’s classes every year since then. She has been trophy coordinator for MAMA for the last two years even while attending college but is also retiring her official position after this season. Kaitlyn is getting perfect attendance for MAMA this year even while attending college and a job and she won MAMAs first ever college scholarship. Son Colby Kaczka age 18 races College Boy, 250 and Open B. He is winning the College Boy division and taking 2nd in 250 and Open B for MAMA this year after winning Open C last season. Colby started racing at the age of six and has raced 50s 60s, 85s, Supermini, Schoolboy and now big bikes. He is getting perfect attendance this year for MAMA and is a senior in High School planning to major in mechanical engineering. Non racer mom - Courtney Kaczka has been married to Gene now 29 years and has raced with him since they were both 18. She’s worked scoring races at the old Middleford Speedway back in the day and went to the first Pro National at Budds Creek. Courtney’s love for racing and the race community is as much as the rest of the family. She is a school teacher and a librarian and finally raced the Moms race at Happy Ramblers in November pulling the hole shot and finishing third on her 1990 Honda Cub, her Christmas gift from her hubby in 1990. Courtney says - “We feel so blessed to have found a sport where the whole family has spent so much time together. We have met friends that are more like family and know that anyone at a race, competitor or not would stop what they were doing to help anyone in need. MX people are just good people.” Her kitchen wall has an arrangement of signs decorating it and Courtney says they really say it all.... 1. The family that plays together stays together. 2. Addicted to Motocross and 3. On the track, be right braaaap! Brapp Mag would like to feature and thank the Kaczka Family for their dedication and service to the sport we all love. If you know a family that fits this mold, please let us know so we can give them a shout out too. B

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CMATVA Elk Ride Benezette, Pa

Central Mountains ATV Assoc., Inc. held their 5th Annual Tour for Elk and Toy Drive on November 5 and 6 in Benezette, PA. Our “members only” club ride had an amazing combined turnout of 323 riders and 207 machines! A chilly registration took place first thing at the Elk Visitor’s Center and then we broke down into groups to enjoy a wonderful catered lunch by the Benezette Hotel and a visit to the Benezette Winery Store. The wine shop seemed to be a BIG hit! Once everyone was done shopping and fed we hit the road to see those elk we drove two hours for and we were not disappointed. Of course every group is not going to have the same experience but in total CMATVA members saw 60 elk on Saturday and 76 Sunday. Between and after rides everyone had a good time visiting the Elk Visitor’s Center and we even had an opportunity to watch a movie on how elk were brought into Pennsylvania.

A special thank you goes out to everyone who made this year’s 5th Annual Tour for Elk and Toy Drive such a success. We have a remarkable group of dedicated members who helped in many ways from parking to registration and keeping the group rides organized and everything moving throughout the day. Parking for all of the trucks and trailers was made possible by Benezette Township allowing us to use the baseball field and Andy Tuttle who allowed use of his fields, thank you all for this. And lastly, thank you to the Elk Visitor’s Center, Benezette Hotel and Winery and the community we appreciate your accommodations and hospitality. You can see the pictures from our 5th Annual Tour for Elk and Toy Drive on our web site. www.cmatva.org Come join the fun and become a member today and we will include your 2017 membership. CMATVA wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday season. Be Alert….Ride Smart….Stay Safe…. Thank you, Henry J. Sorgen IV President of CMATVA

CMATVA collected 367 toys for our Toy Drive portion of the ride which was up from last year! We will be presenting the toys to the 23rd annual Mark the Shark Toy Drive on December 11, 2016 at 10:30 am at Walmart in Mill Hall, PA. This event is sponsored by the radio station WSQV 92.1 FM in Lock Haven, Pa and the toys are distributed through local charities with the help of students from Central Mountain Middle School and the Lock Haven Area Jaycees.

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As a Christian believer I interpret this to mean that just like he changes the seasons God will control who he allows to become our current leaders and he will in fact send others if the current ones aren’t doing a good job. That he will guide those who will seek out the truth. The Bible also says in Titus 3:9 (NIV) But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the law, because these are unprofitable and useless.

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Again, whether you agree with the outcome or not, it is the outcome. So wouldn’t it be wise for us to move on to other important things such as healing and repair, to support the position and not the person filling the position. More importantly the Bible says in Leviticus 19:18 (NIV) Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord. Let’s face it, many are happy about the outcome but there are many who are not. Would it not be wise whether you consider yourself a Christian or not to try and make the best of the current situation and to give it some time before passing judgment on what the future outcome may be. Research shows that 80% of the things we worry about never come to fruition anyhow. I guess a couple of things to possibly take away from this are that number one, Gods Will ultimately controls everything and nothing that any government will do can overthrow that. You may ask then if that’s true why God would allow such violence to be going on in our country. I guess to that response I would ask if you believe that current activities in our society are a Blessing or maybe rather a Judgement from God. Secondly, we must grasp the fact that our government cannot and should not save us. Only we can do that through the power of Jesus Christ by humbling ourselves, by loving our neighbors and by determining Gods Will for our lives and discovery of the transforming power of the gospels found in the Bible.

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