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Meeting audio & minutes of the June 2016 meeting

Audio from the meeting can been downloaded here: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/June-Madhatters-small.mp3 Meeting brought to order at 7:10pm Guests: Jeff Blewett from Cal4 Rubicon trip – 8 rigs, Craig was trail boss Lots of breakage – John sheared all studs on one axle … Continue reading

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The California OHV Motor Vehicle Recreation Division Is In Peril

We are about to lose our OHV division and the grant funds we use to keep our trails ( this includes the Rubicon). Send a letter at this link and come to the open house meeting July 19 th. NOTICE … Continue reading

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Fordyce Adopt-a-Trail sign installation + Fordyce trip

This coming weekend (7/8-7/10) a few of us were heading up to Cisco Grove with plans to run parts of Fordyce/Signal Peak/etc and also set up the next Adopt-A-Trail sign at the trailhead for Fordyce @ the Eagle Lakes entrance. … Continue reading

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June meeting – 6/28/16 @7pm

Agenda: June trips: We’ll have a report from John on the Rubicon run (lots of mechanical adventures to go around). Rene will report on the Livermore Rodeo Parade. Art will report on our Adopt-a-Trail run to the Rubicon last weekend … Continue reading

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Rye Patch

Again l want to thank my my big buddy & wife for a great weekend  at Rye Patch. Members ; D.D. & girls, Dale & Jean, Carol & I, past members Keith &Sheri Robb and Dale’s  friends  Jerry &  Lila … Continue reading

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March 2016 meeting audio and summary

March meeting audio now available for your listening pleasure: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/March-2016-Meeting.mp3 Highlights from the meeting: Member dues for 2016 are almost all paid up – Darrel has a handful of people who need to pay or be subject to late fees … Continue reading

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Tahoe National Forest lawsuit update

Unfortunately, the lawsuit filed by various OHV groups against the Tahoe National Forest closure of 800+ miles of routes  was decided in favor of the Forest Service:   http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/environment/article63054517.html Not sure whether there will be any further legal action at … Continue reading

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Snow Run — Mar 12

This weekend is the club’s one day snow run.  We are going to the Mormon Emigrant Trail.  The club will meet at the Manteca Wendy’s parking lot (Hwy 99 and Hwy 120) on Saturday morning.  We will leave Wendy’s at … Continue reading

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Plant trees in the King Fire burn area

  This would be a great thing to help out with if folks can make it up there.

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{Friends of the Rubicon} RTF Property work date proposals

The Rubicon Trail Foundation has asked that the FOTR assist a work party to improve access to the RTF property.  All the issues concerning the easement have been resolved and now it is time to make accessing the property more … Continue reading

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