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OFF ROAD JULY 2020 VOL 38, NO. 10


FEATURES 08 | Sherri's Turn Even as the radical left inflict violence on American streets, there is still hope for America

10 | Dirtbits

28 | Blast from the Past A look back at Blowsand and Pikes Peak

30 | Dr. DeForest's Off Road Health Tips

Photo Essay by RNR Photos

Summer is here and with it sunburn risk

16 | Oceano Dunes

32 | 4x4 Coach

It's a family thing . . . and we need to fight for it!

Safety off road is no accident

18 | Michael Lewis Johnson

34 | UTV Review

Overcoming challenges

22 | Remember Freedom?

2020 Can-Am Maverick Sport X rc

42 | Celebrate America

Americans don't need government rules to reopen

Following our annual tradition of honoring our nation. We need it now more than ever.

24 | Bike Shop

100 | Classifieds

Clutch Roberts loves motorcycle magazines

Free off road photo classifieds

26 | The Endangered Off Roader San Diego Off Road Coalition news

COMPETITION 54 | SNORE Skull Rush 250 Photo Essay by RNR Photos

We love our patriotic wrapped vehicle used for Off Road Rescue for numerous racing series. - David Nehrbass, Motorsports Safety Solutions

66 | MORE McKenzie's 300 Photo Essay by RNR Photos

76 | CALVMX/Asterisk Vintage Motocross Marty Smith Memorial Tribute race

86 | AMA D-38: Through The Years Part 2 of memories by Judd Neves and Nothing But Dirt Racing Photography 6

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COVER John Rundell from Menifee CA with grandson Jackson at Glamis Dunes. Photo by NealRideoutPhotography.com (Inset) Our Can-Am! God Bless America! - Chris & Patty Blais CONTENTS Megan Dougherty at White Rim Trail, Utah - Marco Schilling, Las Vegas NV


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t's our tradition to Celebrate America in every July issue. We've been doing it for decades. This year it weighed heavy on my heart when the time came to begin thinking about putting this issue together. My heart was breaking for what is happening in our nation and I wondered, is there anything left to celebrate? Even on the very conservative news sites I read the headlines are daily about the destruction and disaster taking place throughout our nation. And then I ran across a most awesome article about Turning Point USA and their Student Rally for Trump that took place recently in Arizona. I saw, in that rally filled with high school and college students who love our country, hope for our nation. I'd like to share a few excerpts from the transcript: "As the radical left inflict violence on American streets, they’re also waging war on timeless American values like freedom of speech, which is what we’re just talking about. Anyone who dares to speak the truth is canceled, censored, de-platformed, fired, expelled, harassed, abused, boycotted, deprived of a livelihood, or even physically assaulted." President Trump then introduced several college students who shared their stories of being harrassed and physically attacked by Antifa and other liberal groups. Here is a portion of the speech by former student Reagan Escudé: "I graduated from Northwestern

State University of Louisiana in 2019, and I started my first job at a small, private insurance company in Louisiana. "A few weeks ago, amidst all this chaos that we’re seeing with the Black Lives Matter movement, I made a video on my Instagram and I talked about how disappointed I am in the church’s reaction to the Black Lives Matter movement. "I’ve seen pastors call for white congregants to kneel and to apologize for the skin that God gave them. And I addressed these evangelical pastors and leaders and reminded them that racism is a problem in the heart. It is a sin problem that cannot be resolved by any law, protest, or march. "And so, of course, my leftist followers didn’t appreciate this message at all. I had my name blasted all over social media. And people told me, 'You know, I’m

"But I share this story with you because what happened to me is just a small example of something that’s happening on a much larger scale in our nation. "Aunt Jemima was canceled. And if you didn’t know, Nancy Green, the original first Aunt Jemima, she was a picture of the American Dream. She was a freed slave who went on to be the face of the pancake syrup that we love and have in our pantries today. She fought for equality. And now the leftist mob is trying to erase her legacy. "Do not apologize to the mob. And thank you, President Trump, for never apologizing to the mob, for always standing firm, for being here for the American people, and for fighting for our best interests, because you are the change that we need to see in America." President Trump responded to Reagan and all the students attending: "Thank you, Reagan. That was beautiful. You know, your story reminds us, Reagan, true courage is defying the left’s orthodoxy, not submitting to it. We don’t submit. Nobody should be submitting because we’re winning and we’re going to win. But you don’t submit. . . other institutions merely - President Donald Trump towing the left-wing line have sacrificed their intellectual credibility and professional ashamed to have ever called you my integrity. They have very little friend. I’ve lost all respect for you.' integrity left. Some of them have "And so, an ex-coworker of none. You’re the ones taking real mine made a post on Facebook risks. You’re showing real guts and about me, calling me racist and making a virtuous stand." homophobic. And she listed my Across the nation the place of employment and called destruction that is taking place is for people to call my employer and being allowed by the Democrat have me fired. There were death leaders of the states and cities. Is threats made to the owners. There this what we want for our future? I were threats to knock down the feel like a broken record, because building. Law enforcement had to every four years I talk in this column get involved. And due to the crazy about how important the upcoming reaction from the leftist mob, my presidential election is, but now employer told me that they came to more than ever before, we stand on the conclusion that they needed to the brink of losing our nation as we terminate my employment. know it. Please register to vote if "But here’s the thing: Losing you're not already and be prepared to my job is a small price to pay when combat the voter fraud and vote out God’s name is being glorified. And every Democrat in this nation." He will always make His name known.

"As the radical left inflict violence on American streets, they’re also waging war on timeless American values like freedom of speech."


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PUBLISHER S&S Publishing Inc. EDITORS Steve Kukla - Sherri Kukla COLUMNISTS Casey Cordeiro Dr. Gary De Forest Tom Severin Ed Stovin CONTRIBUTORS Kathryn Caro Steve Caro Don-Rig'd Photography Michael Maher Judd Neves RNR Photos Scott Spinning Trackside Photo IN MEMORY C&C Race Photos - Carlos Avina Roy Denner • Harold Soens S&S OFF ROAD MAGAZINE is published monthly by S&S Publishing Inc., Ocotillo Wells CA 92004 (760) 336-1512; www.ssorm.com, ssormag@ gmail.com. Reprinting in whole or in part expressly forbidden except by permission of the publisher. © 2020. We reserve the right to edit or reject any advertising and/or editorial copy. ADVERTISING Sherri Kukla (760) 336-1512 call/text or ssormag@ gmail.com BACK TO THE DESERT® TEAR DOWN TIME® SAN DIEGO OFF ROADER® SAN DIEGO OFF ROAD MAGAZINE® are registered trademarks of Steve and Sherri Kukla I leave you with these final thoughts from the President's Turning Point USA speech: "This is a choice of two futures: the left’s vision of disunity and discord or our vision of equal opportunity and equal justice. Every American should take a long look at the bedlam in Seattle, because that’s exactly what will come to every city near you, every suburb and community in America, if the radical-left Democrats are put in charge. . . Everything our forefathers built, everything generations past — they shed their blood to defend the very survival of our freedoms, our rights, and our republic. They’re all at stake. This is a very big time in our country. This is a time like perhaps no other." E


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Dirtbits SCORE International announces August race date for BFGoodrich Tires 52nd annual SCORE Baja 500


fter reviewing numerous options and further analysis of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation with Baja California and Ensenada authorities as well as Private Sector Organizations, SCORE International has announced new dates for the BFGoodrich Tires 52nd annual SCORE Baja 500, presented by 4 Wheel Parts. Season opener of the 2020 SCORE World Desert Championship will be held from August 4-9 in Ensenada, B.C. Mexico and will include qualifying for SCORE Trophy Truck, SCORE TT Legend, Class 1 and the Trophy Truck Spec classes to be held midway through race week. The detailed race schedule will be available on the SCORE website under race info at www.score-international.com.


“SCORE International will continue to monitor the COVID-19 status and will apply an officially approved Health Protocol plan for race logistics,” stated Jose A. Grijalva, SCORE President/ Race Director. ‘We are also working in coordination with official Health Protocol plans from Hotels, Restaurants and other services in Ensenada to implement all requirements.” “SCORE International acknowledges the support and patience of everyone involved and is continuing to focus on the health and safety of our racers, sponsors, media, fans, staff and the citizens of Baja California in these unprecedented times. SCORE will diligently adhere to all of the health protocols established for our race by the Mexican government.” Because of the fluidity of the COVID-19 situation, SCORE will continue to provide additional updates as warranted through its website at www.score-international.com.

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Welcome to "The Happiest –and Most Diverse – Race on Earth!"

Determine Your Vehicle's Era


he Yokohama NORRA Mexican 1000 “Celebrates the Past, while Forging the Future.” No other race has a more diverse field of cars, trucks, buggies, motorcycles, and UTVs competing. Entries span the entire history of over 50 years of off road racing. In order to accommodate such a diverse collection of race vehicles, the overall classification structure is determined by the era of racing the cars competed in. That way, competitors can be matched against similar cars that all have the same technology. Once your vehicle’s era is determined, the classification is further refined according to whether it’s a car, truck, or buggy. UTVs are classified by stock or modified, and naturally aspirated or turbo charged. The motorcycles, and ATVs are similar, but with several classes that cater to the age of the rider (50+ Vintage Dudes), or even country of origin like in the Classic British Thumpers class. No matter what you bring to NORRA, there will be a class for you. This year marks the return of the Vespa class. Vespa racing is popular in Europe, and Vespa racing team Tutto Mondo is coming to the Mexican 1000 this year.

NORRA’s class structure has seen all kinds of race vehicles, both in the past, and today. We mentioned the Vespa’s, and the Classic British Thumpers, but they also have a class for RVs. Back in 1969, luxury motorhome manufacturer Condor Coach enlisted the help of legendary car builder Bill Stroppe to modify one of their motorhomes to race in the NORRA Mexican 1000. The 11,000 pound beast was named the Debbie Special. It was heavily modified by Stroppe, but still contained its creature comforts; including the kitchen sink. The motorhome ran on propane, and carried 80 gallons of fresh water. They managed to finish, but only with several repairs, and 42 hours after the cut off time. This year GoWesty is back racing in the RV class with their VW Westfalia Syncro van with pop-up roof. In 2018, we had 2 Westfalias entered. They both finished well within the cut off time in 130th, and 131st place overall. They beat the Condor’s time by 30 hours or so. The win went to GoWesty’s Segismundo Lucas Valdes. In 2019 he was back, and shaved 2 hours off his winning time. This year he is going for 3 in a row. The VW van is painted with chalk board paint so fans can write messages on it during each overnight stay along the way. Every competitor strives to win, but just as important is to have fun while doing it. Car, Truck, and UTV competitors are placed in the following eras. Pioneers: 1967 thru 1975. Legends: 1976 thru 1982. Challenger: 1983 thru 1988. Vintage: 1989 thru 1997, and/or 20 years old. Historic: 20 years old, tube frame trucks and truggys (Trophy Trucks). Finally the Evolution Era is for modern

race vehicles. According to the rule book section 6.1, the Exception Rule is for all Eras and Classes. An www.axiaalloys.com exception may be made for authentic vehicles that can document they had technology which NORRA Mexican 1000 competitors take part these rules ban from a given Era. in an incredible event, and become seasoned NORRA also has the SAAVY Safari Baja travelers along the way. The rally begins class which is for daily driver type vehicles. in Ensenada, and winds back and forth The Safari class is a guided tour that follows between the Pacific Ocean, and the Sea of parts of the race course, but also takes in Cortez on the way down to the finish in San some points of interest, and great tacos along Jose Del Cabo. They experience the unique the way. This year racing icon Curt LeDuc charms of Ensenada, San Felipe, Bahia Los will be guiding the tour. Not only does Curt Angeles/Guerrero Negro, Loreto, and La Paz Know Baja well, but he is an excellent guide during overnight stops that allow them to slow and story teller. It’s always a great time in the SAAVY Safari class. DirtBits continued on next page

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down, celebrate the day, and recharge for the next day’s stage. Remember, the goal is to have fun; it’s not a torture test. Many people note the unique spots they pass on the trip down, so they can spend even more leisurely time at those favorite spots on the drive home. You can sign up today and join in on all the fun and adventure. Everything you need to know about the Mexican 1000, and Mexican 500 can be found at www.norra.com. Go to the site and find out for yourself why NORRA has exploded in popularity. You can experience the same wonder and sense of achievement those early thrill seekers sought in the 1960s today when you join NORRA in Baja. NORRA events honor the past, while forging the future. Don’t miss out on the fun.


Weddle-equipped teams take six wins and two podium sweeps at SNORE Caliente 250


fter a long and grueling pause, the 2020 desert racing season came roaring back with the SNORE Caliente 250. Racers eagerly converged in Caliente on the weekend of May 29-30 for the long awaited second event of the 2020 SNORE season.

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Weddle-equipped teams returned in force after the long hiatus taking 6 class wins sweeping the podium in two classes. Joe David took the top spot in Class 1 in Albins AGB-equipped car 100. Two Weddle MD5-equipped vehicles finished on top with 516 Justin ‘Bean’ Smith taking Class 5 and 1246 Chad Cummings first in Class 12. James Ford took the top spot in Class 10 in Weddle S5-equipped 1015. Other Weddleequipped class winners included 904 Corey Ellis and 1157 Blake Wiikey. We are beyond excited for the restart of the race season. Looking forward to an exciting second half of 2020. DirtBits continued on next page

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We are very excited to be returning to the Del Mar Fairgrounds September 12th and 13th for the biggest off road show in San Diego. This years ORN Expo is looking to be our largest, most action packed show in 8 years. We are very humbled to have so many industry leading brands, racers and fans already signed up and ready to get this party started. The Dirt Lifestyle Culture is alive and ready to thrive again in So Cal! We look forward to seeing everyone in Del Mar September 12th and 13th. For more information, please go to our website at ornscene.com. E

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Oceano Dunes It’s A Family Thing

By Don Preble

've been a motorsports enthusiast all my life. Like most, I owned a number of different muscle cars in my youth and I was always on the hunt for my next project. Then I discovered the dunes in 1985 while attending Cal Poly. It didn’t take long for me to sell my 70 Vette and daily driver to buy a quad and Toyota 4x4. I spent many a weekend with my friends riding all day and most of the night, maybe only to get 3-4 hours of sleep each night. We were living for the moment and each day was an adventure.

Then I took my first ride in a sand rail and everything changed, I was completely obsessed. And not long after, I purchased a High Jumper Sand Sprite 3 mid-engine frame and I was neck deep in the build. My wife and I were enjoying our first daughter and life was great. Camping with friends, lots of adventures and good times. Our family grew and so did our list of equipment. Making the leap from a tent to a triple axel Weekend Warrior was beyond comparison, the bliss of a bathroom and shower, the convenience of a refrigerator and stove, the softness and feel of a warm bed at night for me and my children. And as my kids got older, our adventures got better and better. My children and the children of my friends were literally raised on the dunes, building bonds of friendship that go beyond just the dunes. We are all family. Traditions are a major part of our family and now my children have children of their own and are building their own traditions and experiences. But our family traditions are being threatened by those who have no right to S&S OFF ROAD MAGAZINE - JULY 2020 - www.ssorm.com 1616 S&S OFF ROAD MAGAZINE - JULY 2020 - www.ssorm.com

challenge them. To be subjugated to the ideal that we are not allowed access to our public lands is not only unjust, it is unlawful. Bad science, politicians who have their own agenda and the greed of a county to allow the rezoning of an area clearly not fit for housing has brought the existence of our precious park into mortal danger. The need for everyone who values this park and our right to have it is more important than ever. We need your voice because only together can we succeed in this battle. My name is Donald Preble, I am the Chairman of Friends of Oceano Dunes. Friends has been fighting this fight since 2001 and we will continue to do so as long as we are able. This fight is not going to be settled with a handshake, it will be fought in the courts by our legal team and those who oppose us. In order to do so, we need your support, in both voice and donation. Please, if you value this priceless resource, support us by donating to Friends of Oceano Dunes. Only together can we win this fight! E



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Michael Lewis Johnson

Overcoming Challenges By JUDD NEVES and MICHAEL LEWIS


have challenges like everyone and possibly more than some. But I lead a wonderful life. For those who question whether life has any more to offer them after suffering trauma, my message is this: We need to push past pain. Put it in your pocket and move on. Life is worth living. It's up to each of us to make that happen.

me a sponsorship on a Yamaha AT125, a class that I loved. Soon I was racing 125cc and 250cc both on Yamaha's. My stepfather always told me when I could beat him, he would become support for me. That happened in 1971 and we often raced three times a week. Friday night at Dorsey, Maryland, Saturday and Sunday at Grats, Hagerstown, Newport News, Waldorf or Winchester, Virginia. Some weekends we came home My mother remarried with three first place trophies. when I was eight years old I dreamed of becoming Judd Neves Photo to Gordon Johnson. He was the next Grand National flat track a desert/scrambles/TT racer and taught me champion, like Kenny Roberts or Gary to ride his 250 Greeves. I couldn't reach past Nixon. the foot pegs, so I started and stopped off the In 1972 I raced my first and only tailgate of his El Camino. Class C races finishing third in both. Then I lived in the San Fernando Valley during my best season ever, showboating for my early years and spent every second for the spectators at Winchester, while riding or dreaming about riding. Slept on leading, I took an outside line shooting the ground in the desert covered in dirt a roost into a crowd. The second and and was happy to be able to. We were poor third place riders caught me and all three but happy with what we had. My first race of us went down in an 80 mph crash. A bike was a Yamaha GS 80 with the lights, competitor's back brake lever went through fenders and battery removed. I used all of my right leg above the knee. it's two inches of travel. The lever was removed from the My stepfather was the president of bike and left in my leg. It was while being loaded into the ambulance I realized my leg the 4 Aces Motorcycle Club. Many great was twisted and looked badly contorted. My memories came from the times spent with Fred and Sis Phelps or Tex and Opal Myers. concern at that time was, "Would I be back in time for the 250cc final that day?" Eventually we moved to Virginia, where I started racing flat track, short track and motocross. At twelve years old I began working at Cycles Incorporated, the second largest motorcycle dealer in the nation.I got one dollar per hour cleaning bathrooms, motorcycles and eventually graduated to be a gopher. I was the richest kid I knew and was able to buy my first car at 13 years old. It needed a rebuild and took a year to complete but under Gordon's strict guidance and my third attempt at teardown and reassembly, we got it running. When I was 14 my employer, Dillard P. Coleman ,the owner of Cycles Inc. offered 18 18

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I went to work for a The brake lever was removed in surgery small company, Interstate and the leg was set, but a few days later Industries. We came up I was still unable to move my leg, foot with the idea of packaging or toes. I was flown to University of motocross number plates, Baltimore hospital in a gurnee suspended handlebars, grips and the under a Highway Patrol helicopter. numbers for the Stingray Failed attempts to save the leg resulted in type bicycle being ridden amputation. by every kid at that time. After twenty-eight days in the Then came the invention hospital I was released to go home. Still of urethane wheels for wanting to race and still believing I could skates and skateboards. be competitive, my recovery was focused The company went from on conditioning. I raced flat track again a 800 square feet to 10,000. few months later. Competitive I was not As the original employee and no one including my parents would I was put in charge of continue sponsorship. They wouldn't assembly and shipping. even attend the races with me. My job We sold thousands of and sponsor, Cycles Inc., saved my job skateboards. Instead of for me and ultimately I became accessory Photo Courtesy of Michael Lewis walking back and forth department manager making $4.25 hour, from my office to assembly big dollars in 1973. and shipping, I began to ride a skateboard, using Late that year I decided to move back to my crutches to propel myself. California the place of my birth. There I had my During break time or lunch the other first artificial leg made. I wore it daily for a couple employees and I would have races around the years but was unable to get past the pain and pallets. My polypropylene 18" banana board with clumsiness. urethane wheels became another tool in my box, not unlike my forearm crutches. The company continued to grow. We did trade shows, competitions and skateboard demonstrations all over California. It was at one of those contests ,The Northern California State Freestyle Championship, at the Cow Palace in San Continued on next page Judd Neves Photo

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Francisco, that a career in skateboarding became a reality. I hoped to get a podium finish but never could have imagined I could win the mens final. That's when skateboarding got real for me. My career in skateboarding has enabled me to perform halftime shows for the L.A. Lakers, as well as TV appearances, and received coverage in print media such as Time Magazine, US Magazine, TV Guide, National Enquirer and many more. I've done hundreds of live skateboard performances as well as water skiing and snow skiing. Once married I settled down to fishing. Then along came fishing tournaments, Fishing TV and print media as well. However my passion for moto has never diminished. When I started motocross a year ago it was for my son. He wanted a dirt bike to ride with his friends. He has CF and Type 1 diabetes.

He had little hope of a successful career or activity he felt adequate to pursue. His interest in motorcycles was one I understood. Repeatedly I told him he needs to set reasonable goals and find something he's passionate about. Whether it's singing, playing an instrument or writing. Happiness comes to those who pursue their dreams. There is no such word as "can't." We ride together on our street bikes as well as our dirt bikes. He inspires me daily with his life challenges. My joy comes from watching him improve and get excited about something l've always loved. Going to the motocross track a couple of times it was as if I was back amongst my old family. This sport and the people that enjoy it are welcoming, caring, giving and so family-oriented that it brings me joy in these troubled times. Photos of me started to show up on the internet, many of them courtesy of Pauly Chambers Photos. I was encouraged to get on social media. As more photos surfaced I started to receive messages and comments from people all over the world. Some with injuries, some with life struggles and others that just needed an escape from reality. Much of the messaging I receive is congratulatory, some is thanking me for the inspiration and daily I speak to those who just need a hand up. I'm so honored to be able help those in need of a check up from the neck up and I love to be part of their future dreams. Many motocross legends and royalty have welcomed and embraced my son and I into their world, unlocking doors and encouraging us to succeed. Last September I rode my first race in 47 years. No one was more surprised than I when I got on the podium. My family is the most important thing in this life. The value of a great and supportive wife has made it possible for me to continue reaching new dreams and goals. l'm forever thankful to her. My son is so level headed and loving he is the other one that keeps me grounded. My mission statement to the world is: Live your own life, set your own limits and do what you love, then love what you do. Helping others find happiness gives me my greatest joy. I receive messages every day many from people who have lost limbs, had heart attacks, cancer or the loss of a loved one. We're all challenged. Some visibly, some not. E

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Replacing our regular

EPA ABUSE column this month is a special feature commenting on the nationwide COVID-19 shutdown and following riots. As with EPA ABUSE these articles are reprinted with permission from www.Dailycaller.com

Americans Don’t Need Government Rules On How To Reopen The Economy By Marc Joffee and Geoffrey Lawrence Posted June 12, 2020


cross the country, state and local governments are implementing a variety of rules for businesses as they reopen and relax their mandatory closures that were intended to curb the spread of coronavirus. Unfortunately, this confusing patchwork of rules is unlikely to make much difference from a public health standpoint, but will extend the economic pain of small businesses and individuals, many of whom have already lost their livelihoods. As the country reopens, rather than micromanage with rules, governments should simply provide timely and accurate public health information so individuals and businesses can incorporate this knowledge into their own decisions about how to run their lives and companies. 22

Government lockdowns have saved far fewer lives than most modelers imagine. They falsely assume that, in the absence of mandatory shelter-in-place orders, people would have gone about their normal business, but Americans were already adapting their behavior long before the issuance of any government directives. Smartphone data shows a dramatic decline in individuals’ mobility before the first coronavirus-related shelter-in-place orders were issued. And the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit district reported a 35% drop in ridership four days before county officials announced the nation’s first COVID-19 stay-at-home order on March 16. This shouldn’t surprise us. It’s in everyone’s self-interest to avoid high-risk situations. Virtually all of us have “circles of empathy” that include friends and relatives and we naturally want to do what we can to protect those that are important to us. Overwhelmingly, Americans make rational and community-minded choices. What we need from government is public health data to help inform those choices. There was much we didn’t understand at the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, but policymakers have failed to adapt as new information becomes available. For instance, even after the Centers for Disease Control determined the virus was not easily spread from contaminated surfaces, many states continued to cordon off playground

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equipment so children could not use it. Likewise, despite evidence that children are unlikely to spread coronavirus, schools remain closed throughout the country. Children have lost months of schooling due to the coronavirus response, which will inflict economic costs lasting a generation. Likewise, the shutdowns have unreasonably penalized younger workers despite data showing they can safely resume living their lives. Statistics from around the world show low infection fatality rates for people under 50, especially those with no underlying health conditions. Many younger people have limited savings and thus need to maintain their income to avoid financial emergencies. Rather than impose random restrictions on them, governments should tell the public that data show young people can safely and responsibly return to work and recreational activities. Government should also trust health care professionals to properly care and protect patients who need their services. Patients awaiting cancer surgeries and other necessary treatments have been forced to put those off and some with potentially life-threatening issues stopped going to the doctor. Millions of Americans have foregone regular health care needs. All of these services can be reopened immediately, with health care workers taking the necessary precautions to protect themselves and patients. Politicians and bureaucrats made these illogical decisions about who could work and which services and businesses were “essential” without clearly understanding their widespread impacts or how most businesses and industries are interconnected through various supply chain and customer relationships. The government lockdowns led to historic unemployment and devastated a still untold number of households and businesses. The $3 trillion stimulus bill — the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, CARES Act — combined with direct purchases of securities by the

Federal Reserve, will ultimately cost future U.S. taxpayers more than $6 trillion. Yet, despite that price tag, it picked winners and losers, leaving many small businesses out in the cold. The shutdowns also decimated state and local government tax revenues and budgets for the foreseeable future. The full effect of the shutdowns has been disastrous. And now public health officials are squandering their credibility by reversing directives on the need for social distancing and limiting public mass gatherings in order to express support for the Black Lives Matter protests against police violence. There’s an undeniable and immediate need to significantly reform policing and the criminal justice system, but the next time a real health emergency arrives, many Americans will remember this hypocrisy and dismiss health experts’ warnings out of hand. Americans’ ability to accurately incorporate information into their private decisions is without parallel. The re-opening efforts underway should be rapid and give responsibility to private actors to implement voluntary new precautions against future contagion. The mass coordination of individuals’ decisions through the marketplace has built the most prosperous society in world history. Now is not the time to abandon that tradition in favor of central planning by a political class that is manifestly not up to the task.

looting sprees. The people of New York City, Los Angeles and other urban hubs watched as rioting and looting destroyed entire communities. What began as a peaceful demonstration against racial injustice turned into unmitigated chaos. It turned into utter ridiculousness. In Seattle, protestors occupied part of the City’s Capitol Hill neighborhood and turned it into the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone.” Seattle’s police department pulled officers out of the autonomous zone as the violence persisted. Around the country, white women kissed the feet of black men. White men kneeled to beg forgiveness for slavery. And white Hollywood celebrities apologized for their white privilege, vowing to “take responsibility” for racism. What that means, exactly, is anyone’s guess. But is this really how far we’ve come? Is this really the Left’s endgame? Yes, let’s be clear: The left is to blame for today’s chaos. In Seattle’s autonomous zone, it is Antifa — the far-left terrorist group — policing the streets. In New York,

only apply to Republicans. Congressional Democrats, such as Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), even refuse to use terms like “rioting,” suggesting that peaceful protests are not satisfactory. And then there’s Joe Biden, who decided to go after President Trump’s calls for law and order instead of condemning acts of violence. This is unacceptable. Worse, it is anti-American. We can all agree that racism has no place in America, and that racist acts should not go unpunished. But there is a clear line between peaceful protests and violence. There is a clear line between the rule of law and mob rule. By defending the police, President Trump understands that distinction. In his words: “We have to respect our police—we have to take care of our police. They’re protecting us, and if they’re allowed to do their job, they’ll do a great job. You always have a bad apple no matter where you go. You have bad apples. There are not too many of them, and I can tell you there are not too many of them in the police department.”

Mayor Bill de Blasio allowed rioting and looting to go on unencumbered, before vowing to defund the police. All the while, “woke” liberals in Hollywood virtue signal to the masses. Those on the left need to ask themselves one basic question: Do you support the rule of law, or mob rule? It’s really the only question worth asking. For years now, Democrats and their media allies have criticized President Trump’s “disdain for the rule of law.” For years, they complained about Russian collusion (until the Mueller Report debunked it). Yet the “rule of law” goes out the window where the Black Lives Matter movement is concerned? The Democrats’ silence is deafening. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (DMI), who blamed lockdown protestors for spreading the coronavirus, proceeded to ignore her earlier warnings and personally took part in Black Lives Matter protests. Apparently, social distancing guidelines

He’s right. America is unfortunately home to some bad apples, but our system is not “systemically” racist. President Trump’s words are now turning into action. The Trump administration is currently drafting an executive order on police reform, which will include an official misconduct tracker and use-of-force guidelines. That is how you govern. That is how you take action. As President Trump leads, his opponents should be ashamed of themselves for abandoning the rule of law — in favor of mob rule. America is in a state of chaos because of the Left. The American people can right the ship by supporting the rule of law, not by acquiescing to a growing mobocracy.

Marc Joffe is senior policy analyst and Geoffrey Lawrence is senior policy fellow at Reason Foundation www.reason.org.

Democrats Who Defend Riots Have Embraced Mob Rule By Former Rep Allen West Posted June 16, 2020


merica is in a state of social unrest — unrest we haven’t seen in decades. Nearly one month ago, George Floyd tragically died while in police custody. And it was a travesty — it should have never happened. In the days following the tragedy, Floyd’s family saw Derek Chauvin not only released from the police force but also charged with second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. In the weeks following, peaceful protestors took to the streets and voiced their concerns about police brutality. Most stayed within the parameters of the law. Over those long weeks, however, peaceful protests turned into violent riots and mass

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By Clutch Roberts

have loved reading motorcycle magazines all my life and I'd like to share a few memorable passages. There have been lifestyle columns, bike tests and other features with bits that just stay with you. In Motocross Action Magazine "1989 250 Motocross Shootout "they loved the Honda CR250. Well, not everything about it. Sure, it turned well, had a great engine, super brakes, clutch and had that Honda fit and feel. Even back then, Honda's were put together well. When you worked on a Honda, all the parts lined up right to where they were supposed to go. Sit on a Honda and everything feels just right. Well, everything was right just until you hit some bumps. You may have noticed that I didn't include suspension in the list of attributes above. MXA was never shy to say what bikes were actually like, then and now. Of the 1989 250 Honda they said: "In place of suspension components, Honda put medieval catapults on each end of the CR250." In the early days of Supercross, the promoters asked MXA editor Jody Weisel if he had any recommendations for

together before enduro events Supercross tracks. "Make the and Ed would sneak his friends berms out of foam rubber and fill boots into the refrigerator the the water hole with Armor All." Yes, supercross tracks used to have night before. Funny thing about me is I didn't understand the joke. water holes. I thought he was just hiding the I always enjoyed reading boots (something my friends have the now defunct Cycle Magazine. I love both street and dirt motorcycles, both riding and racing, so this was a good overview of our world. There was an enduro column writer there who kept us entertained. If you remember "The Duct Tapes" by Ed Hertfelder, then you know who I am talking about. He had a few gems that stuck in my mind over the decades. Ed and his friend would camp Duct Tapes 80 by Ed Hertfelder, published in 1980 in a camper

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done to me). Years later I realized what he was doing when I was camping in Ocotillo Wells on a cold night. First thing in the morning I got dressed to ride and my feet froze in my boots. Right then I had a clear understanding of why he put his friends boots in the fridge. In another column he talked about skidplates and how they were hard to get. In the old days, aftermarket stuff was not very good and pretty scarce. They learned that railroad engines used to run on coal before they ran on diesel fuel and wore out shovels moving coal into the burner. The old, worn shovels were tossed out of the coal cars on the ground. So, Ed would ride along the tracks looking for a shovel. When they were worn, they were the right size and where the shovel handle went fit nicely on the frame's downtube. Problem was drilling the holes to bolt it on. The steel was really hard and difficult to drill, so he tried to "drill" it with a 38, but learned the hard way what a ricochet was. Helmets were also hard to come by in the early days. They found out that fighter jet pilots wore helmets that would work great, but how do you get one of those? They were out riding and saw what looked like a fighter plane in trouble. They saw the parachute open and so they headed towards it. That side of the country has an awful lot of trees and they arrived to find the pilot hanging above the ground, parachute caught in the trees. They parked their bikes and he called out to them, "Can you guys get me down?" "Sure," they said, "first throw your helmet down." E


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The Endangered Off Roader Lark Canyon

The newsletter of the

By Ed Stovin, President


e had our first SDORC membership meeting since the outbreak and it was good to see those of you who attended. We met on the first Tuesday of June at Ranch House Restaurant off Highway 67. I never tire of getting together and talking about land use stuff in person with friends.

Geothermal Wells

We just heard from the BLM that the geothermal test well project in north east Ocotillo Wells has been approved. There are no legal trails out that way so we don't have to worry about losing opportunity. I do worry that if the wells are successful, more will come in areas where we don't want them. Four wells will be placed in the park boundary close to the Salton City airport and six will be just outside the park.

Comments were submitted by SDORC on new camping spots at Lark Canyon in McCain Valley. I commented that interested people should be invited out there all together to be shown what they are thinking of doing on the ground. While they are talking about that area, I suggested they look at adding new routes to the trail inventory, including a four-wheel drive challenge route. Right now, trails are limited to 40-inch-wide SDORC member at a desert clean-up, vehicles. November 2019 increase revenue, it stands a shot at turning Cleveland National Forest into law. The Cleveland National Forest has We just found out about AB3030. This announced that the closures of Corral bill will make California "protect" 30% of Canyon and Bobcat campgrounds will end the State's land and water by year 2030. July 1st. The restrooms at Four Corners and There are quite a few enviro groups in Bear Valley staging area are now open. support of the bill and we have joined some hunting and fishing groups in opposition. Legislative News Odd thing about this bill is it does not Over in the Legislature, Brian Jones' define "Protect" and a few other key terms, Bill SB1024 is moving along. The bill so we don't really know what the threat will allow for racing motorcycles to be is. We hate to have the courts help define registered and will allow racers to practice that. Does BLM and National Forest land on public land. Because the bill will count? If so, we might not have much to fear. Good thing the bill could cost in the hundreds of millions of dollars and given the State's current finances, any bill with a price tag will likely fail.

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Annual Lost Lizard Fun Run

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Blast from the Past

Gary Gobel From Point Loma CA Circa 1979ish, Blowsand in Ocotillo Wells CA - Tom Harrington

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ello Off Roaders! Summer is here and the sun will be a factor. Sunburn is caused by over exposure to the sun and the UV radiation that it produces. Firstaid for sunburn includes cooling the skin, using ibuprophen for pain and inflamation, applying a moisturizer and avoiding any additional exposure. If blisters form, please go to an MD for evaulation and treatment. Avoiding sunburn in the first place is always a great idea. That includes using sunscreens with a protection factor of SPF 15 or higher, sunblocks such as zinc oxide and making common sense use of hats with brims and proper clothing. Do not forget about the back side of your neck and your ears. These areas are very susceptible to overexposure and are often neglected. Most moms and dads make sure the kids are covered with sunscreen in these areas. Let us not forget the adults. Watch for folks that may have fallen asleep in the sun.

This can happen even if the person is inside of a motorhome or boat. If the person fell asleep in a motorhome or boat and is near a window with no curtain, they can really get burnt badly. I have seen this first hand with children who fell asleep inside! This can also happen to legs and arms while driving. So, be aware and keep an eye on folks and kids who may be asleep inside your camper or boat as the direction that the sun is coming from shifts as the day goes by and can cause severe sunburn through a window. If you see a friend or family member at camp or anywhere, who has light colored eyes, fair skin, may have been drinking adult beverages and is just unaware that they are starting to turn pink, tell them to cover up NOW! A little sun is good for us. Too much is not. Speak up and say something to that person. Burns of all types, including sunburn, can continue to cause problems even after the source of the burn has

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been removed. You can cool the burn with water or sterile soft ice packs. Do not attempt to remove melted plastic or anything else that may have melted into the burn area. Go to a doctor for that issue. You can gently wash the burn with soap and water. Pat dry lightly. You can remove skin from popped open blisters but do not open closed blisters. You can dress the burn area with a thin layer of antibiotic ointment until you can get to a doctor. Severe burns, such as one might see from having an exhuast pipe on top of them during a crash, need to be seen by a doctor right away. Even a minor burn can get infected. If the skin near and around the burn starts to become more painful with time, turns red and raises with little bumps, do not mess around! Go to a medical doctor right away. Infection can set in and be an extremely serious complication leading to addtional problems. In addition, it is not a good idea to ride alone. A “buddy system” usually (although some of my friends will argue this matter) makes your ride safer. If one rider or ORV has a problem, someone is there to help or go get help if needed. If you crash on your ATV or bike and the pipe lands on you and possibly knocks you out, your buddy is there to lift the bike off of you! Time is everything in these matters. Quads are very heavy and it may take a friend to get that thing off of you even if you are a big, strong person. I know of one guy who had crashed on his MX bike. The pipe had landed on his throat and the impact of the crash had knocked him out. By the time his friends got over to him, a hole had burned through his windpipe! He is okay but had to have skin grafts. Now, that is a brutal example but my point is made. Do not ride alone. Imagine how that rider would have done had his

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friends not been there to get the bike off him! Let your friends and family know where you are riding. Ride with a buddy at all times if possible. The same safety/buddy system is recommended for scuba diving as well. It is often a good idea to bring a hat along for a desert ride. If you break down or stop somewhere for awhile, you can take your hot helmet off and at least put a folding soft duffer or baseball hat/cap on for protection. They are easy to stow along for a ride and don’t weigh much. I have even just attached a baseball cap to my handle bars just for this purpose. Shade can be difficult to find under the desert sun. Ride safe and see you next month!

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Safety Off-Road is No Accident


fter almost three months of living in near seclusion, many four-wheelers are anxious to get back on the trails. But this gap in 4WD activity may have caused more than just automobile parts to go rusty. It’s possible that various safety skills need to be jump started to bring the brain up to full voltage. This is a good time to tune up our off-road safety measures. A lapse in safety while four-wheeling can put you on a collision course with dire consequences. The following list will help you turbo charge your memory. But you must put these concepts in gear. Study this list, and consider any other suggestions that might help you. In-depth instructions and guidance are available through my website – www.4x4training.com – and a list of classes, among other resources.

Important safety tips for 4WD activities

Safety is involved in every aspect of four-wheeling. Review these instructions carefully or end up as road kill. Driving fundamentals: Keep arms and legs inside. Wear seat belts whenever the vehicle is in motion. No standing on or

No standing on or hanging on the vehicle while it is moving.


hanging on the vehicle while it is moving. "Watch, Mom, no hands" is inappropriate. And never drink alcohol before and during drive times. “Fill ‘er up” doesn’t apply to you. Driving skills: Don’t attempt terrain beyond your skill set. Understand your vehicle’s limitations, and quit if you become fatigued. Your judgments, decisions and execution have greater impact off-road than you can imagine. If you are lucky the only skid marks will be on your seat. Drive slowly enough to keep all four wheels on the ground. Jacking: Never crawl underneath a raised vehicle supported only by a jack. Always use a safety jack or other sturdy object – even a wheel with a tire on it will do. Before jacking, make sure that the vehicle can’t move. Use the jack properly, and keep your hands and fingers (and even body) out of harm’s way. Be extra careful when jacking on sand. If using a Hi-Lift jack: Lift as closely as possible to the tire you want to get off the ground. If you lift in the middle of either bumper, the vehicle is likely to tip to one side. Vehicles today don’t have notches in the frame for a jack. So latch onto the bumper as close as possible to the affected wheel. The base on a Hi-Lift jack is pretty small. That makes it challenging to lift on uneven surfaces. You may want to purchase a safety kit that includes an extra-wide base. A wide piece of wood will work. If using an X jack: Watch for sharp edges of the body or frame, and keep the bag away from the exhaust pipe. The hotter exhaust caused by running at a higher RPM can easily melt the hose. If you have a compressor, use that instead. Winching: Inspect all parts and lines while the system is under light tension. Make sure lines aren’t binding or twisted. Put a parachute on the line. Check all connections and adjust as needed. If everything looks good, you can power up and proceed with the recovery. Position spotters to watch the lines and pulley. (They should stand off to the sides of the vehicle.) Winch slowly, and pay attention to portions of cables nearest the vehicles. Watch for any binding, rubbing or twisting. Make sure that the vehicle being recovered is behaving properly. You may need to stop the winching and adjust the whole arrangement.

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Food prep, refrigeration, cooking: The same principles apply off-road as at home. Keep all perishables chilled or frozen until ready to prepare. Cook food thoroughly, and properly chill all leftovers. Store food securely at night and while away. You don’t need any bears, raccoons or other wildlife causing mayhem in your campsite and potentially harming you or your guests. Campfires and smoking: Build campfires away from overhanging branches, steep slopes, logs, dry grass, and leaves. Pile any extra wood away from the fires. Clear an area at least 10 feet in diameter of the fire pit. Have plenty of water on hand and a shovel for throwing dirt on the fire if it gets out of control. Keep the campfire small. A good bed of coals or a small fire surrounded by rocks gives plenty of heat. Never leave a campfire unattended. Even a small breeze could quickly cause the fire to spread. Drown the fire with water, making sure all embers, coals and sticks are wet. If you do not have water, use dirt. Add dirt or sand and stir until all material is cool to the touch. Smoking: When smoking is permitted outdoors, safe practices require at least a three-foot clearing around the smoker. Extinguish your cigarette, cigar, or pipe tobacco in the dirt. Never grind it on a stump or log. Use your ashtray while in your car.

Environmental issues

Floods and swollen creeks: Resist the temptation to plow through. That water can be deceptively strong. Water only two feet deep can float your vehicle. Your wheels may still be touching, but you won’t have good traction. Be careful while hiking, too. Six inches of fast-moving water can knock you off your feet. If you can’t wade through, don’t try driving through. Remember this maxim: Turn Around. Don’t Drown. Plants: Needless to say, you should avoid cacti everywhere. (And in the spirit of Tread Lightly, don’t disturb any plants or wildlife.) Chollas are particularly nasty. The needles can easily poke through clothing and skin. Jumping Chollas are to be avoided at all cost. The bottom line: When in the desert, take in the beauty and serenity of your surroundings, but keep the plants at a safe social distance. Animals: Know what kinds of animals and other wildlife inhabit the area. Watch

for dangerous ones, like snakes, spiders and scorpions. But because any wild animal can carry rabies, stay clear of all.

Extreme heat and cold.

Before departing, make sure you know the area well and its weather forecast. Reconsider your plans and consider a different location if necessary. Never head for an area without first checking the conditions and forecast. Heat: Know how to read symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and what to do. Have plenty of water on hand. Cold: The most important factor is to stay warm and dry. Frostbite and hypothermia aren’t just annoyances. They can be killers. Needless to say, you’ll need warm clothing and lots of it. Select clothing that wicks out sweat yet keeps you warm. Damp clothing can chill you quickly and bring on hypothermia. Layer your clothing during the day. Make sure there’s some give, though. If you feel constricted, the fabric will be packed so tightly that it’ll lose some insulating ability. Having extra clothing also ensures that you can change into dry stuff at the end of the day.

How could this happen on a hill with a well graded road? Poor driving skills!

Lots of issues – strap is frayed and ball hitch is high risk of breaking and sending a cannon ball at you.

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).

Mild AMS occurs when the body experiences thinner air without the chance to acclimate. The brief time spent at elevation doesn’t give your blood time to build up a sufficient supply of extra red blood cells to offset the reduction in oxygen. Symptoms tend to mimic a hangover: headache, fatigue, sluggishness, insomnia, lack of appetite and nausea.

Chollas are to be avoided at all cost.

Consider moving to a lower elevation if the symptoms don’t dissipate within an hour or two. Whew. There was a lot of material to sift through. Four-wheeling, like many hobbies, has its inherent risks. But knowing how to respond allows you to more fully enjoy those valuable times off road. Don’t be a dipstick! Brush up on these safety measures, and get ready to hit the trails.

Tom Severin, 4x4 Coach, teaches 4WD owners how to confidently and safely use their vechicles to the fullest extent in difficult terrain and adverse driving conditions. Contact him at tom@4x4training.com or visit www.4x4training.com to develop or improve your driving skill. Copyright 2020, Badlands Off-Road Adventures, Inc E

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UTV Review: 2020 Can-Am Maverick Sport X rc A

Story & Photos By Casey Cordeiro

purpose-built machine, such as a dedicated rock crawler or sand buggy, is not a new concept to most off-roaders. While these vehicles perform great at what they are designed to do, they lack the capability of an all-around machine when you take it to other terrains. A rock crawler typically can’t blast through the whoops at 80 mph or dune with a sand car (unless you’re building a KOH-ready vehicle, of course). So, could Can-Am’s Maverick Sport X rc, which is a dedicated rock crawler in UTV form, really be a good allaround UTV and not just a rock crawler? The Maverick Sport X rc has many of the credentials to be a legendary rock crawler. It has essentially no approach and departure angles with larger 30” tires (with the ability to go

bigger if you’d like – we’ve seen 33’s on stock components), a great breakover angle with the arched floor in the Sport chassis’s mid section, and a purpose-built drivetrain that is meant to take on the gnarliest of rock climbs. It also has Fox QS3 compression-adjustable suspension, giving it not only the ground clearance it needs but also some pretty compliant vertical movement when going on rough, washboardladen roads. The essentials of the Maverick Sport remain in the X rc version. The engine is CanAm’s tried and true Rotax V-twin that puts out 100 horsepower through a CVT transmission. This engine is extremely torquey, and it has the ability to crawl at a very low 2 mph with the low tranny gearing and excellent Low-gear clutching calibration. When the speeds increase, the

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engine has a meaty mid-range with plenty of power – it’s not turbo-power like in more high end UTVs, but it is plenty for most mortal humans. Remember, this is supposed to be a rock crawler. The top end of the engine signs off and is pretty flat, so don’t expect the surge of power to continue all the way up there. However, again, the CVT is tuned very well for crawling speeds and for High gear. The real magic is really in the front differential, which is one of Can-Am’s Smart Lok diffs. Among the many modes that this differential has, including a fully locking mode that truly locks up the front wheels to join the rear wheels in fully locked unison, there is something for every type of terrain with this differential. The Trail mode works great for, you guessed it, trails! Rock mode is great for the rocks and less aggressive climbs, but you’re going to want the fully locked functionality for the steep stuff. The difference between the two modes is essentially how fast the differential locks up the front wheels automatically when you’re in challenging terrain. If you’ve seen or been in a Maverick Sport before, then the exterior and interior will look very familiar in this rc version. This 2020 model has a very eye-catching orange appearance package, and we LOVE it! It’s sharp, for sure. The X rc package comes with the LED accent lights, but you still have to add a roof (I’ll never understand why all UTVs don’t come with a roof from the factory, it’s not just a Can-Am thing). We also added Can-Am’s excellent cargo bed cover to the back of this machine. For those of you who want to keep your cargo secure in a sturdy and weatherproof enclosure, this is by far the best UTV accessory on the market right

now to do that. Can-Am hit it out of the park with this cargo cover, and we highly recommend it! The amount of available space in the cargo compartment is actually very good. We fit tools, a smaller ice chest (you’re limited by height a bit), camera equipment, and more, all in this cargo area. The inside of the X rc is, again, where the X-package upgrades really come to life. First and foremost, the upgraded digital display, which is Can-Am’s 7” unit, is by far their best display, and it is a huge upgrade compared to the standard display in lesser model Maverick Sports. All of the information you need is front and center, and it adjusts with the

column so you can view it at any angle. The display is controlled via a handy keypad that is built into the center dash. While this does take an accessory switch spot away, the keypad does work well in this application and really makes changing settings easy. One of the coolest features of the Maverick Sport interior is that there are AMPS-ready platforms in the center of the dash, giving you the ability to mount your favorite devices to RAM mounts or whatever you would like. This is a commonly overlooked feature that is great for serious off-roaders who want to mount GPS systems, devices, and other electronics right to their dash without any modifications. Simply buy the mount and screw it on the dash. Instead of an accessory switch in Continued on next page

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the open spot on the dash, we put in a fast charge USB double outlet switch and used that to charge our devices on the go. It’s an awesome setup for any adventure aficionado! Last but not least, the interior has plenty of storage in the form of two gloveboxes (one for driver and a massive glove box for the passenger), supportive seats that have good side


and bottom bolstering with the ability to easily add 4-point harnesses if you’d like, and enough room on the inside for a 6’3” driver without feeling too scrunched. Any taller than that and you’ll feel like you have to bend your legs quite a bit. Remember, this is a compact machine, relatively.

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When you get into the driver’s seat of the Maverick Sport X rc, you feel how much ground clearance it has right from the get go – you sit up high! With a compact width at 64” and the high COG (center of gravity), this machine does feel a little tippy in the gnarly off-camber climbs. However, for the most part, this machine is stable and is a stellar rock crawler. Credit the fact that the rear suspension layout on the Maverick Sport is an a-arm setup (instead of trailing arms like on the X3), thus giving it the ability to approach rocks with the rear wheels without getting hung up on lower components. And, honestly, this machine is a BEAST in the rocks – it just billy goats itself up like no other machine out there. We were skeptical about the tires, but these Maxxis Carnivore meats are sticky with a soft compound and feature plenty of width/sidewall bite. With the shorter wheelbase and massive ground clearance, there is no other purpose-built rock crawling UTV on the market that can maneuver through the tight stuff like the Maverick Sport X rc, either. It has a tight turning radius, along with excellent electric power steering assist, and a shorter wheelbase that make it really easy to maneuver through the Continued on next page

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tight climbs. And that, my friends, is the real magic of the Maverick Sport chassis, specifically, over all other UTV rock crawlers on the market – it’s the maneuverability that makes this machine special, plus the fact that it has the rear a-arm setup that allows you to conquer at least two-and-a-half foot rock faces. Two other things – this X rc comes with a winch and full skid plates from the factory. As you know, both of these items are essential for hard core rock crawling, and it’s awesome to see that Can-Am has outfitted the rc with everything you need to go rock crawling, right from the factory. There are even a-arm skid plates, and arched a-arms front and rear, right from the factory. The only things that we would want to change about this Maverick Sport X rc is that it is really a purpose-built machine and not a true all-


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around UTV. Sure, you can try to blast it through the whoops, but the suspension setup isn’t made for that. It’s set up stiff to keep the shocks high in the stroke (to retain the ground clearance). This machine does go through the washboard pretty well, actually, so that’s a plus, and you can hustle this UTV through tight turns at speed. But the high COG and stiff suspension keep it from winning a handling test. Overall, if you’re looking for a purpose-built rock crawling UTV, the Maverick Sport X rc is by far one of the best, if not the best, on the market. It has several features that make it stand out from the pack. These are available at your local Can-Am dealer now with an MSRP of $21,499. Until next time, be safe on the trails and we’ll see you out there! E


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I walked through a county courthouse square

On a park bench an old man was sitting there

I said, "Your old courthouse


is kinda run down"

He said, "Naw, it'll do for our little town"

I said, "Your old flagpole has leaned a little bit

And that's a ragged old flag you got hanging on it"

Farwell Family Racing at the King of the Hammers

Pine Lake Raceway in Ashtabula Ohio. Tom DeCrescente #63 racing in the Open class at the Nationals.


Trackside Photo capturing the action of the Olympus Rally in the state of Washington - www.tracksidephoto.com


Jake Keating at a hill climb in Butcher Jones Recreation Site, Fort McDowell AZ


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The Colling family, Mason, checking in from Iowa!


Carey and Louisa Lincoln's 1997 F350 4x4 7.3 powerstroke at Glamis.


He said, "Have a seat," and I sat down

"Is this the first time you've been to our little town?" I said, "I think it is"

He said, "I don't like to brag

But we're kinda proud of that ragged old flag My husband and I on a Kauai ATV tour in the Koloa region of Kauai, Hawaii. - Jerry and Linda Hawley, El Cajon CA

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You see, we got a little

New Jersey

hole in that flag there when Washington took it across the Delaware

And it got powder-burned the night Francis Scott Key Sat watching it writing say can you see

And it got a bad rip in New Orleans

With Packingham and Jackson tuggin' at its seams


Mark Haxton at Pevine Mountain in Nevada



Blasting into tomorrow after getting lost in the Pine Barrens in Pine Groves NJ in 2018 - Scott Eisenberg, Baltimore MD


Bill Quackenbush in Zion UT

Playing icebreaker during a cold trip in 2019 to Rausche Creek Off-Road Park in Pine Grove PA - Scott Eisenberg, Baltimore MD

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Fellow veterans dipped the American flag to half-mast to honor Angus.

By Admiral Mike aka Mike Shatynski


few weekends ago, the track was cleared during Warfighter Made’s “Adrenaline Therapy Saturday” for a special lap. The Warfighters and their families had just received word that one of their own had passed at home while they were gathered at Wrecked Fence Off Road Park in Anza Valley CA. Their fastest driver in the fastest UTV then blazed a lap in honor of Angus Powers. Everyone knew that this was what Angus Powers would have wanted if he was there. The American flag in center field was briefly dipped to half-mast in another simple yet powerful gesture of respect for a Marine Corps veteran who had done so much for everyone who was gathered on that day. In 2006, Angus Odeineen Obreneen Buck Powers left Minnesota for the Marine Corps.

Angus Powers Memorial Lap. A clear track and a blazing lap were a fitting send off for Angus.

Angus served as an infantry Marine until his medical retirement in 2015 due to an off-duty injury. He made numerous deployments and he lived his life as a Marine Angus and Nicole get ready to get some adrenaline therapy in his custom adaptive Polaris RZR. and a veteran to epitomize his Second Battalion/Fifth Nicole in 2012 and she shared his passion and Marine Regiment (2/5) Marines’ motto from adventures in life. WWI, “Retreat? Hell, we just got here!” Angus lived as an American warrior After retirement, Angus continued to until he left this earth. He inspired all with his serve his fellow veterans and their families as indominable spirit and great humor. The colors Warfighter Made’s Events Coordinator. Angus of the American flag on the infield on that lived as an example to all disabled veterans Saturday represented the best of America and since he was determined to keep doing what he Angus; red for bravery, white for purity of spirit, loved but just do it differently. His passion for and blue for perseverance. off roading on ATVs transitioned to UTVs. Hand Inspire. Adapt. Overcome. controls for UTVs were all left-hand control so, as a quadriplegic with minimal use of his hands, he and his Warfighter Made brothers designed and built a new and better ambidextrous hand control. Angus was inspired to serve by his family. His father, Mike, is an Army veteran who served in Vietnam. Five of his siblings are Marines: Garrett, Katie, Kevin, Oscar and O’Shamus (who is still on active duty). Angus married his wife Angus (center) organized many off road events for his Warfighter Made brothers and sisters.

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And it almost fell at the Alamo

Beside the Texas flag, but she waved on through


She got cut with a sword at Chancellorsville

And she got cut again at Shiloh Hill


Racing in Colorado at the Vintage AHRMA Premier Motocross. Battle for the lead in the Expert class with Randy Ressell #8R and Jamie Jenny #92Z


Kyle Nettleton from San Diego at the Durhamtown Off Road Resort in Union Point GA

My 13 year old son Richard Zunner driving at Wolfpen Gap in Mena AR - Allen Zunner

Arkansas Idaho

Gouda and Marco Schilling at the Saint Anthony Sand Dunes in Idaho Michael Diffenbaugh at the CALVMX Marty Smith Memorial race at Lake Elsinore Raceway. Photo by Judd Neves Nothing But Dirt Photography


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There was Robert E. Lee, Beauregard, and Bragg

And the south wind blew hard on that ragged old flag On Flanders Field in World War one

She got a big hole from



a Bertha gun

Kari Johnson in Mora, Minnesota

Kat Buell on Muddy Mountain in Casper WY



Bryan Bosch in Las Vegas NV

Caitlynn Henry two wheeling at Glen Helen

Greg Moyers near Astoria (The Goonies!) in Oregon - Marco Schilling, Las Vegas NV

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She turned blood red in World War Two

She hung limp and low a time or two

She was in Korea and Vietnam


She went where she was sent by Uncle Sam

She waved from our ships upon the Briny foam

Maryland Tom Clark in Clear Lake California


Scott Eisenberg at Frederick Watershed MD

North Carolina Scott Eisenberg, Cape Hatteras NC

Julie Boyer and Sean Cook racing on the ice in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin this past February at the Iceman 500


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And now they've about quit

waving her back here at home In her own good land here she's been abused

She's been burned,

dishonored, denied, and refused

And the government for which she stands

Is scandalized throughout the land

Our tribute to Fire Fighters for the Thin Red Line. Our Polaris General will be getting this same wrap - David Nehrbass, Motorsports Safety Solutions

Marbella Spata, Arizona wheelin’ - Scottsdale AZ

West Virginia


Scott Eisenberg on Canaan Loop Road in West Virginia

Southern Ohio Forest Rally - Photo by Trackside Photo www. tracksidephoto.com Turn the page and continue to Celebrate


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Eklutna Lake Alaska, photo by Josh Jackson

New Mexico

And she's getting threadbare and wearing thin

But she's in good shape for the shape she's in

'Cause she's been through the fire before

And I believe she can take a whole lot more


Jon Christian having some fun in Las Cruces, New Mexico, rock crawling in his Jeep. Photo taken by Jill Hawkins and submitted by Judy Munns Newman



Jodi and Marty Krohn at the Salton Sea

Jon Kerr from Kansas thought he would try to make it up the Escalator in Moab , Utah. Photo taken by Jill Hawkins submitted by Judy Munns Newman Aiden McKeirnan, 15 years old, from San Diego. Riding in Oregon.

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New Hampshire So we raise her up every morning

We take her down every night We don't let her touch the ground and we fold her up right


John Hisel in Pittsburg NH

On second thought, I do like to brag

'Cause I'm mighty proud of that ragged old flag."

Ragged Old Flag ~ By Johnny Cash


Bob Massari at Flag Hill out near Fort Irwin in Mojave Desert

JD Newman, right, in his Maverick with Nick Sites and his friend in his new Razor. JD is showing Nick the trails at Lake Murray in Oklahoma. Gonna be a good summer. Photo taken by Tiffani McEntire and sent in by Judy Munns Newman


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Preston Brigman out of Lehi UT finished fourth Class 10

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Tricia Reina from San Diego CA racing in Class 1900 SXS Pro Limited

Jason Davis, from Pinon Hills CA in Class 9

Robert Williams from San Bernardino CA finished third Class 2000

Scott Sebastian, out of Sanger CA in Class 1300 Limited Sportsman

Scott Bassett, fourth Class 12, from Henderson NV


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Jake Gaughan, fifth Class 1600, out of Las Vegas NV

Chase Ames, from St. George UT, in Class 2900 SXS Pro Unlimited


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Scott Bassett, fourth Class 12, from Henderson NV

Class 5-1600 winner, Mark Winston out of Golden CO

Third Class 5-1600, Luis Herrera from Granada Hills CA

Max Bender, sixth Class 1, from Yorba Linda CA


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Second place Class 11 finisher, Cory Vandermark, leading a group of Stock Bug racers


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Third Class 1, Bob Swim from Grand Junction CO

Mark Bass, Class 10, followed by Class 5 Unlimited winner Justin Smith E

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Maverick Gaunt, ninth Class 1600

Tim Weston, third Class 5U

Greg Nunley, first Unlimited Class

Nathan Martino, second Class 10

Mike Valentine, second Unlimited Class

Rick St. John, third Class 10


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Kaleb Marschall, sixth Class 1600

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Harley Young, fifth Class 10

Dan Fertal, third Class 1400 Pro

Kyle Thomas, second Class 2000

Joshua Crigler, fifth Class 9.

Karissa Veenstra, 11th Class 9

Dan Chamlee, first Class 7200

Christopher Parr, third Class 1300

Brynes Lambert, first Class 2900


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Round #2 -June 7, 2020 Lake Elsinore MX Park | Lake Elsinore CA By Steve Caro | Photos by Kathryn Caro and Judd Neves

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he almost complete, unprecedented shutdown of all but essential business and activities has had a major effect on all aspects of society. For the vintage motocross enthusiasts of CALVMX, it has been a case of “waitand-see” for months as the medical and science professions struggled with the insidious virus. The news the classic racers were waiting for came with the announcement racing would resume

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at the Lake Elsinore MX Park. An entry list of over 120 racers proved the riders were eager to get back to racing. This round also featured a memorial for motocross icon Marty Smith and his wife Nancy who tragically lost their lives in a dune buggy accident. Even 30 plus years after his retirement, a large number of his contemporaries attended the memorial. Former racers Gary Chaplin, Bruce McDougal, Donnie

Hansen, Tommy Croft and Smith’s former mechanic Dave Arnold were just a few of the many dignitaries paying homage to the three-time national champion and AMA Hall of Fame member. A parade lap with virtually every entrant participating and led by Smith’s former teammate Tommy Croft honored his memory. The entry list included familiar faces from years past such as Jeff

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Carver (aka Sergei Molotov), John and Nick Adamo, Loren Dimond, Chip Howell and road racing aficionado Keri Kress. Also back on the track was long time campaigner Phil Hall who battled back from serious health issues to get his CZ back in action. John Woolsey (Yam) returned to CALVMX action with an impressive outing in the 60 Plus Vintage Intermediate class. Moto one saw Woolsey time the flag start perfectly to lead the mixed pack out of the first turn. Pursuing were Ed Dazzo (Hon) and Eric Wachter (Mai). A persistent dust problem kept the racers on their toes as they navigated the challenging Elsinore course. Woolsey

retained a multi-bike lead over his challengers, while behind him positions changed as Wachter moved into second near the end of the moto, with his brother Fred (Mai) taking over third. At

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In moto two, Eric Wachter snared the lead as the pack raced into the back half of the course with Dazzo and Woolsey in pursuit. Wachter kept his Maico up front until near the end of the second lap when Woolsey took over the lead with Wachter and CZ mounted Robert Finnegan assuming second and third place. Woolsey once again mastered the rapidly drying Elsinore course, never faltering as he sped to both the moto and overall victories. Eric Wachter took a well-deserved second overall, while Fred Wachter used a 3-4 tally to clinch third overall. In the expert division, Norm Himaka led the way to a 1-1 tally and the overall with Phil

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Hall taking a very impressive second as he continues his way to a full recovery from his health issues. The GP-2 500 Expert class saw serious racing from its top three entrants. Kevin Montgomery (Hon), Suzuki pilot Shaun Hamer and ISDT Gold Medalist Chip Continued on next page

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and Howell following. Midway thru lap one, Montgomery moved into the lead, followed by Hamer and Howell. The distinctive bark of Montgomery’s CR500 was prominent as he powered his way around the course. Hamer made a gallant effort in pursuit, but the victory

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holeshot of the first moto, powering thru the first part of the course with the lead. Montgomery was close behind in second, with Howell a few lengths back in third. As he had done in moto one, Montgomery timed his move to take over the lead. Hamer didn’t give up the chase and the two open-class masters hammered their big bore two strokes around the course. Montgomery was able to extend his lead near the end of the moto and carried it to clinch the Joel Tokarsky - Judd Neves overall victory with Hamer and Howell Curt Nugent - Judd Neves Photo rounding out the top three placings. Other winners on the day included Greg Tomlinson (Tri) in Premier Intermediates, with Nick Adamo, sporting a metal flake American Flag painted helmet, complete with a bubble face shield taking a rarely seen Cheney-Triumph to the overall in Premier Novice. Aidan Clevenger (KTM) Greg Tomlinson - Judd Neves Photo joined the winners list by taking the overall in Junior 12 Plus Beginners while Loren Dimond (Suz) topped the GP-3 Experts, with Steve Ellis (Husq) taking the gold in GP-2 250 Experts and Scott Burnworth powering his Factory Faxon Racing Suzuki to the win in GP-3 125 EX-Pro. The ever-changing public health situation due to the Covid 19 pandemic has the date of the next scheduled race in the “To Be Determined” category. Loren Diamond

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