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King of the Hammers 2014

Are any other folks planning on making the trip the Johnson Valley for KOH this year? Right now, I’m planning on being down there all week, doing a bunch of wheeling before the races. Hoping to Leave either Jan 31 … Continue reading

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Barrett 4wd Trail Reconstruction

From the USFS: The Eldorado National Forest is beginning to prepare an Environmental Analysis for proposed reconstruction of three segments of the Barrett 4wd Trail (16E21). These three trail segments were found in the June, 2013 Eldorado National Forest Travel … Continue reading

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Somewhat good news in the fight to preserve Johnson Valley for OHV

http://cook.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/rep-paul-cook-welcomes-deal-to-save-the-johnson-valley-off-highway I guess its somewhat of a ‘victory’ for now – at least the Marines don’t grab all of the valley. But still, its a slippery slope.

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Off to Panamint Valley Days

George and I are heading south early this morning for Panamint Valley Days. Will post pics of the Madhatters representin’

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Hammers need your help

Its unfortunate that we have to keep begging for scraps from our elected officials and accept from them some ever declining level of access to public lands, but it is continuing to happen. The only thing that helps (sometimes) is … Continue reading

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2008 4-door JK Rubicon (loaded) for sale

Posting this for a friend who’s buddy has decided to sell his very built up rig. Sounds like he plowed a bunch of money into it and didn’t end up using it at all. https://www.dropbox.com/s/btk5844dfp1xhi3/LIG4X4.pdf

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Truck/Jeep show this weekend in Saratoga

Hosted by the 4play 4wheelers: http://4play-4wheelers.com/off-road-show.html I will probably be there at some point, at least dropping my Jeep off for the show and to help raise $$ for a friends wife who is having a bad time with cancer.

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Cleaning out the barn

Hey – Lisa is in the process of emptying the barn of stuff I’ve been hoarding for years. Before someone on Craigslist takes the stuff, anyone interested in a set of Yakima roof racks (locking towers for rain gutter style … Continue reading

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Donations/volunteers sought for Panamint (from Cal4)

Event is November 8-10 near Trona, CA It’s that time of the year again… Time to start planning for our 28th annual Panamint Valley Days. It will be in the same location as years past, off Slate Range Road, outside … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Hi Los Poker Run – this weekend Aug 17

For any folks looking for a nice chill weekend in the Sierra, the Hi Los are doing their annual Poker Run – doing the Barney Riley trail. http://www.laketahoehilos.com/#!gamblers-poker-run/c13kb   I will be up there Fri evening thru til Sunday.

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