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Since the beginning of Rugged Routes, requests for new OHV GPS maps for Lowrance off road GPS units have been coming in from all directions. Which is great! It’s good to know that people like you are really liking the new trail maps with aerial/sat imagery. However, we need to get more input and start organizing it to better prioritize the release of these maps. We’ll start with the most popular areas as reflected by the data collected by the new OHV Map Area Request form. It’s just a small handful of questions that you should be able to answer in about 1 minute. Please forward this link to your friends or even share it your local OHV club meeting. Your input is greatly appreciated!
Flagstaff, Ariz. – Forest Service law enforcement is asking the public for any information related to sharpened rebar that was purposely placed on and near forest roads in the Happy Jack area close to the intersection of state Highway 87 and Lake Mary Road.
At least five pieces of these spiked rebar placed on a forest road were responsible for slashing at least eight tires over the weekend. It appears the rebar is being placed in areas frequented by off-highway vehicles (OHV).
Salt Lake City, Utah – July 7, 2014 – Tread Lightly!, the nation’s leader in promoting responsible outdoor recreation through ethics education and stewardship programs, is kicking off its 25th year anniversary celebration as a non-profit in conjunction with a historic Land Rover charity auction fundraiser at www.ebay.com/treadlightly.
Cargo netting is a stylish and functional way to keep your gear and pets secured in your Jeep while topless. The Barricade Cargo Netting is built of heavy duty nylon that is triple stitched. All this means that the nets are strong and well built, rated up to 1,000lbs. The nets easily install with the included straps and buckles to give any Jeep an aggressive and unique look.
Road America, WI – A celebration of the rare and historic race car known as the Cheetah is scheduled for July, 17 - 20, 2014 at The Hawk Event at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The 50th Anniversary Gathering will include the largest ever collection of Cheetahs in one location. Attendees will bring historic and modern Cheetahs for display and race competition. Bill Thomas III, son of the original builder of the Cheetah, will host the gathering and will be joined by a number of other historic Cheetah personalities.