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by A Family of 4
Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:41 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: State to rape OHV Trust Fund (again) for non-OHV State Parks
Replies: 13
Views: 1846

Re: State to rape OHV Trust Fund (again) for non-OHV State Parks

My letters are sent off to the budget committee as well as my own representatives, Senator Hollingsworth and Assembly Member Jeffries.

Please take a few moments to send your notes in today....tomorrow the latest....after that may be too late.
by A Family of 4
Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Green Sticker Fee....WTF!!!!!
Replies: 32
Views: 3386

Re: Green Sticker Fee....WTF!!!!!

Here's an explanation from the California OHMVR Division: Green/Red Sticker Fee Increased to $52 The issue The OHV green/red sticker fee increased from $50 to $52 on January 1, 2009. We understand the significance of this increase coming one year after the doubling of the green/red sticker fee from ...
by A Family of 4
Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Smog on California registered motorcycles
Replies: 11
Views: 2397

Re: Smog on California registered motorcycles

For today....it's talking about just street-legal motorcycles in one section but being general in another...

We'll know more in another week or so.



I am curious as to how everyone feels.....
by A Family of 4
Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:32 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Smog on California registered motorcycles
Replies: 11
Views: 2397

Re: Smog on California registered motorcycles

It's way early in the game....

it may not even gain ground



But it's nice to know how you feel
by A Family of 4
Tue Mar 17, 2009 8:10 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Smog on California registered motorcycles
Replies: 11
Views: 2397

Smog on California registered motorcycles

How do you feel about having to smog your motorcycles? Regardless if it's for the pavement or the dirt... SB 435, as introduced, Pavley. Smog check program: motorcycles. Existing law establishes a motor vehicle inspection and maintenance program (smog check), administered by the Department of Consum...
by A Family of 4
Wed Feb 11, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New Wash Road BLM Hard @ Work
Replies: 23
Views: 4006

Re: New Wash Road BLM Hard @ Work

There's really no new news. There's some access points that will be easier to get through than others. The BLM is doing all they can (at least what that they're allowed to with the red tape)...and then there's UP who has been building berms at access points. There's a lot going on right now. A lot o...
by A Family of 4
Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:44 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New Wash Road BLM Hard @ Work
Replies: 23
Views: 4006

Re: New Wash Road BLM Hard @ Work

Give me a few minutes to find out what's the lastest and greatest...since it seems to change on an hourly basis...
by A Family of 4
Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:32 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Sand Fence for wash road
Replies: 119
Views: 19336

Re: Sand Fence for wash road

User-created trails... User-created roads... unauthorized trails... etc etc These are the names of trails/roads (that everyday off-roaders created over time by use) that the anti-access folks use when they work against us to get something closed. Another few fancy names heard is soil standards, grou...
by A Family of 4
Mon Feb 09, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New Wash Road BLM Hard @ Work
Replies: 23
Views: 4006

Re: New Wash Road BLM Hard @ Work

To avoid any confusion...

BLM has started working on access to the 8 washes they have prioritized through the NEPA documents that were filed back a few months ago.

BLM wants to have them complete by this weekend.
by A Family of 4
Thu Feb 05, 2009 2:17 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Sand Fence for wash road
Replies: 119
Views: 19336

Re: Sand Fence for wash road

Thank you for your opinions and suggestions Crash. I'm not sure you have the correct information though. Please be assured the ASA and other OHV organizations are partners and do work together, standing together, united. We do so legally, politically as well as on land issues. In regards to UPRR's f...
by A Family of 4
Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Sand Fence for wash road
Replies: 119
Views: 19336

Re: Sand Fence for wash road

It makes sense, the road is there for the RR to have access to their tracks. They've just been kind enough not to kick us off of it.....yet.
by A Family of 4
Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: wash road closed to all washes
Replies: 2
Views: 1097

Re: wash road closed to all washes

If you scroll down towards the bottom of Page 1, there's a current discussion going.

http://www.americansandassociation.org/ ... =8&t=25059
by A Family of 4
Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:15 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Sand Fence for wash road
Replies: 119
Views: 19336

Re: Sand Fence for wash road

Exactly! They've released one statement but what they're doing on the ground doesn't match up.

We'd just like some clarification so we know how to (or what to tell) our members and other users of the dunes.
by A Family of 4
Tue Feb 03, 2009 5:51 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Sand Fence for wash road
Replies: 119
Views: 19336

Re: Sand Fence for wash road

Interesting thread. I can't help but wonder how many ears and mouths the information passed through before making it onto the board. Has anyone heard anything specifically from either BLM or UP? Yes and No. I've been on the phone with BLM and I've left messages with UP's Media Relations to gather m...
by A Family of 4
Tue Feb 03, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Sand Fence for wash road
Replies: 119
Views: 19336

Re: Sand Fence for wash road

Hi All We still haven't heard back from UP so I have nothing to report BUT If you'd like to send an email to UP's media relations, here are the following representatives to contact: Zoe Richmond zrichmond@up.com and Lupe Valdez lcvaldez@up.com Please remember while you are composing your email to ke...
by A Family of 4
Tue Feb 03, 2009 2:50 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Sand Fence for wash road
Replies: 119
Views: 19336

Re: Sand Fence for wash road

I've been on the phone with BLM and I've left messages with UP's Media Relations to gather more information. BLM started the NEPA process to allow for the grading of the berms at access points. FWS approved their part of the deal but now there has to be an archeological survey done at each site that...
by A Family of 4
Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Kudos again
Replies: 28
Views: 3527

Re: Kudos again

We have a couple of friends that camp with us periodically who will run their genny 24/7.

One set because they have a child that has a feeding pump that needs 110V to run throughout the night.

Another set because they feel like it.
by A Family of 4
Tue Jan 13, 2009 7:37 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Rumor of ASA opposing Imperial County paying for dumpsters
Replies: 35
Views: 4380

Re: Rumor of ASA opposing Imperial County paying for dumpsters

jhitesma wrote:
RichB wrote:

Start relying on the IC for funds and the BLM could find themselves in the same boat they were with funds from the OHMVR - suddenly having to meet a lot of requirements that are FAR worse to most duners than just loosing the dumpsters.

I was thinking the same thing.
by A Family of 4
Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:46 am
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: The 2008/09 ASA Dune Trip
Replies: 139
Views: 23017

Re: The 2008/09 ASA Dune Trip

We'll be there from the 26th to the 1st but we'll be down in our normal spot but will come down to 16 to hangout to visit and all the other festivites!


(had to edit because it's not a leap year!)

:lol:
by A Family of 4
Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: Heating my trailer
Replies: 28
Views: 8599

Re: Heating my trailer

get a small space heater(electric) and plug it in to George's Genny. What am I the power pimp O' Wash 23 :-k get a small space heater(electric) and plug it in to George's Genny. :-s :-k :shock: :D =D> George? [-o< You will have to duke it out with Robert for my extra outlet. It depends on how much ...
by A Family of 4
Wed Dec 24, 2008 12:01 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: Anyone for a Clay ride
Replies: 20
Views: 3189

Re: Anyone for a Clay ride

You guys are killing me......bunch of paranoid-hi-jacking-fearing men!!!! :lol: Don't you all get it???? I'm doing you all favor!!! I'm just giving options to Plan A. If someone in your camp doesn't want to haul butt on a "Clay Ride" they are welcome to join me and my kids for a ride (wives, friends...
by A Family of 4
Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: Anyone for a Clay ride
Replies: 20
Views: 3189

Re: Anyone for a Clay ride

And for those who don't feel like the speed and thrill of a "Clay Ride" can join me and the kids for a "Vicki Ride" :D Same wash....same time. Way to hijack my thread Vicky. It's my speciality! Besides, if I have all the kids (including yours minus the big kid) I might as well make the best of it! ...
by A Family of 4
Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:22 am
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: Anyone for a Clay ride
Replies: 20
Views: 3189

Re: Anyone for a Clay ride

And for those who don't feel like the speed and thrill of a "Clay Ride" can join me and the kids for a "Vicki Ride" :D


Same wash....same time.
by A Family of 4
Wed Dec 10, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ##December 2008 Dune Trip Plans##
Replies: 69
Views: 11226

Re: ##December 2008 Dune Trip Plans##

We're hoping to make it a 10-day trip this year....

December 26th - January 4th

And as long as I can get my rig into Wash 23, that's where we'll be again!
by A Family of 4
Fri Dec 05, 2008 1:23 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Kudos for LEOS Keeping Curfew Quiet.
Replies: 35
Views: 4323

Re: Kudos for LEOS Keeping Curfew Quiet.

=D> You can bet your last buck, if your pushing your luck, Dumping a tank and producing a rank, being all loud with your rowdy camp crowd, or whatever I saw that's breaking the law, I'll be dropping a dime every single time! \:D/ If your experience is diminishing mine: BLM Ranger Station :arrow: (7...
by A Family of 4
Thu Dec 04, 2008 9:57 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Don't Dump It On The Ground!
Replies: 32
Views: 5727

Re: Don't Dump It On The Ground!

OK....what about gray water in which the only use was dish soap and shampoo? I would imagine bio degradable soap would pass the test it being hype up as "EARTH FRIENDLY"? What are the currant codes for Imperial Campgrounds concerning Black, Gray and clear water? Most important........what are the f...
by A Family of 4
Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: A huge load of mush
Replies: 9
Views: 1208

Re: A huge load of mush

It's a magical place.....


:wink:
by A Family of 4
Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:15 am
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ##November 2008 Dune Trip Plans##
Replies: 124
Views: 21549

Re: ##November 2008 Dune Trip Plans##

I just might be in yelling distance from your camp :-^ I heard..... That's awesome! Between my camp, Brian's camp and your camp, aSa will OWN wash 23 with (my guess) over a hundred people! Easily! Our top number will be Turkey Day with over 60 (adults+kids) heads to feed. My Oregon friends (~15 ppl...
by A Family of 4
Tue Nov 25, 2008 7:55 am
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ##November 2008 Dune Trip Plans##
Replies: 124
Views: 21549

Re: ##November 2008 Dune Trip Plans##

Well guys....

I've been in 23 since Sunday...it's full. You should go elsewhere.


























:mrgreen:









j/k (but I'm in 23...woke up to light sprinkles. I love the desert rain! 5 drops and it's over)
by A Family of 4
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:24 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ##November 2008 Dune Trip Plans##
Replies: 124
Views: 21549

Re: ##November 2008 Dune Trip Plans##

I just might be in yelling distance from your camp

:-^
by A Family of 4
Fri Nov 14, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: News Reporter Seeks Your Thanksgiving Family in Glamis!
Replies: 21
Views: 3473

Re: News Reporter Seeks Your Thanksgiving Family in Glamis!

If anything changes, our group of for Thanksgiving will be at least 60+ people coming from as far as Oregon then all over Southern California (I think the only county we'll be missing will be OC...lol). We do a potluck style feast with EZups, rope lights, chafing dishes, buried turkeys/roasts, etc, ...
by A Family of 4
Wed Oct 29, 2008 7:30 am
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ##November 2008 Dune Trip Plans##
Replies: 124
Views: 21549

Re: ##November 2008 Dune Trip Plans##

We're heading out November 6-9th and camping in 22 or 23.

Then back out again on the 26th and staying to the 30th. Destination TBD.
by A Family of 4
Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 2008 General Voters Guide by CLORV
Replies: 19
Views: 2061

2008 General Voters Guide by CLORV

California League of Off Road Voters (CLORV) is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization composed of grassroots off-highway vehicle (OHV) groups dedicated to preserving family off-road recreation by encouraging informed and active participation in government, working to increase the understanding of off-...
by A Family of 4
Wed Oct 08, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Pomona Off Road Expo Oct 3rd-5th
Replies: 52
Views: 13120

Re: Pomona Off Road Expo Oct 3rd-5th

=D> to Jon!!!

=D> =D> to everyone!

and =D> to NOS Energy Drink!!!! :wink:
by A Family of 4
Thu Oct 02, 2008 8:06 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Political Action Committee
Replies: 1
Views: 557

Re: Political Action Committee

Yes, the ASA is a member of CLORV. CLORV is made up of 10 Orgs, representing over 100K voters. There is CLORV, Inc. that is an educational non-profit that focuses on the legislators and voters. And there is CLORV PAC. We've invited BRC to join but they have yet to do so. I'll be at the Off-Road Expo...
by A Family of 4
Sat Sep 27, 2008 7:27 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Pomona Off Road Expo Oct 3rd-5th
Replies: 52
Views: 13120

Re: Pomona Off Road Expo Oct 3rd-5th

After wheeling and dealing for that Thursday, I will not make it that early for set-up. With my husband's hours and getting my 12 and 7 yr olds to school, it's just not going to happen. I'm sorry I cannot help. BUT, when I get there, I will come straight over to find out if help is still needed! Vicki
by A Family of 4
Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:52 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Pomona Off Road Expo Oct 3rd-5th
Replies: 52
Views: 13120

Re: Pomona Off Road Expo Oct 3rd-5th

What time do you plan to setup on Thursday?

I will be there all weekend working the CLORV booth again so I'll be there on Thrusday setting up the 10x10 booth which is really fast to set up.

Sooooo...depending on the time, I can help.
by A Family of 4
Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:47 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: SSSS TOO FRICKEN FUN!!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 3833

Re: TOO FRICKEN FUN!!!!

All of you ROCK! Was there ever a little down time to breathe? It was always busy over there!

Congrats on the sales!
by A Family of 4
Mon Sep 01, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: McCain's new VP Pick - Sarah Palin's Bio
Replies: 20
Views: 2787

Re: McCain's new VP Pick - Sarah Palin's Bio

You men are killing ME! Not that I'm surprised or anything..... Anywho...back to if Palin would be capable if McCain killed over.....I think she'd be fine. She'd probably do one hell of a job. And now that the news is having a field day with her oldest daughter being pregnant, I don't think it will ...
by A Family of 4
Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: McCain's new VP Pick - Sarah Palin's Bio
Replies: 20
Views: 2787

Re: McCain's new VP Pick - Sarah Palin's Bio

...married to a snowmobile champ...

...lifetime member NRA....
by A Family of 4
Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: McCain's new VP Pick - Sarah Palin's Bio
Replies: 20
Views: 2787

Re: McCain's new VP Pick - Sarah Palin's Bio

Besides the other things I like... She began her professional career as a television sports reporter, but after she married she helped run her husband’s family’s commercial fishing business, the almanac says. Other professional endeavors included the ownership of a snow machine, watercraft and all-t...
by A Family of 4
Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:22 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: McCain's new VP Pick - Sarah Palin's Bio
Replies: 20
Views: 2787

McCain's new VP Pick - Sarah Palin's Bio

http://elections.foxnews.com/2008/08/29/sarah-palin-seen-as-gop-rising-star/ Sarah Palin Seen as GOP Rising Star Sarah Palin, John McCain’s vice presidential pick, became the first female governor of Alaska in 2006, as well as its youngest. A 44-year-old mother of five, her anti-abortion stance is c...
by A Family of 4
Thu Aug 28, 2008 7:24 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Cleveland NF - Funds sent to fight fires - UT Article
Replies: 1
Views: 505

Cleveland NF - Funds sent to fight fires - UT Article

from the SD Union Tribune Cuts to hit Cleveland forest Funds for upkeep sent to fight fires By Mike Lee STAFF WRITER August 28, 2008 Campground bathrooms and roads in the Cleveland National Forest will suffer because the U.S. Forest Service is cutting at least $400 million in programs nationwide so ...
by A Family of 4
Wed Aug 27, 2008 1:30 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: All -terrain Vehicle, Operating Restrictions SB 1228
Replies: 76
Views: 12346

Re: All -terrain Vehicle, Operating Restrictions SB 1228

Because what we do is a family sport......if our children cannot ride.....then maybe we'll change to something less evasive on the environment..... :?
by A Family of 4
Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:06 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Please write letters to help save Johnson Valley - Template
Replies: 2
Views: 843

Re: Please write letters to help save Johnson Valley - Template

Thanks Meg!!

You're letter is fantastic! It's really easy to switch it around and "customize" it to fit my style of letter writing!


Vic
by A Family of 4
Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:09 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ATV Restrictions on Minors - Age to Engine Size Proposal
Replies: 79
Views: 8998

Re: ATV Restrictions on Minors - Age to Engine Size Proposal

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/story/438886.html ATV BILL FAILS TO MUSTER SUPPORT Bill that aimed to improve safety for youngsters at Oceano Dunes fails to muster state support The bill’s demise comes at a time in which the safety of young ATV riders is at the forefront By Bob Cuddy A bill ...
by A Family of 4
Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:06 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: All -terrain Vehicle, Operating Restrictions SB 1228
Replies: 76
Views: 12346

Re: All -terrain Vehicle, Operating Restrictions SB 1228

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/story/438886.html ATV BILL FAILS TO MUSTER SUPPORT Bill that aimed to improve safety for youngsters at Oceano Dunes fails to muster state support The bill’s demise comes at a time in which the safety of young ATV riders is at the forefront By Bob Cuddy A bill ...
by A Family of 4
Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ~~ August 2008 Off Season Night Ride Trip ~~
Replies: 106
Views: 14278

Re: ~~ August 2008 Off Season Night Ride Trip ~~

I don't know if I'm gonna make this one guys. I have an ISO audit that I have to get ready for and that's eating up all of my time. If you guys want to setup a ride with Glamis Dunes.com, just run over to Pad 3, they usually do a big run around 5 am and 7pm... night rides are dependent on the Moon ...
by A Family of 4
Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:18 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: All -terrain Vehicle, Operating Restrictions SB 1228
Replies: 76
Views: 12346

Re: All -terrain Vehicle, Operating Restrictions SB 1228

This bill has completely changed and now it's related to towing. Link to the admendment http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/07-08/bill/sen/sb_1201-1250/sb_1228_bill_20080808_amended_asm_v98.pdf It Starts: "Existing law prohibits any combination of vehicles coupled together, including any attachments, fro...

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