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by Gottaride
Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:52 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Stop The Omnibus Land Bill S22 NOW! HR146 amendment!
Replies: 32
Views: 4926

Re: Stop The Omnibus Land Bill S22 NOW! HR146 amendment!

Just called my two senators, the bill is still on the floor.
by Gottaride
Sat Sep 20, 2008 6:49 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ASA PSA - We Can't Afford the Enormous Cost of Trash Service
Replies: 47
Views: 6113

Re: ASA PSA - We Can't Afford the Enormous Cost of Trash Service

I am not sure where I stand on this. . . I can see the cost factor but I just don't see how this will work. The first time I was at Glamis in 1999, the place was a mess. I could not believe the garbage and the pigs that visited the dunes. I was sick and mad because of this. I have supported the ASA ...
by Gottaride
Tue Dec 11, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Blue Ribbon Coalition Action Alert
Replies: 3
Views: 1019

Thanks for the info - e-mail will be sent
by Gottaride
Mon Nov 26, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Information on Use Permits at Dumont
Replies: 17
Views: 7953

Trust me it does.
by Gottaride
Sat Oct 13, 2007 8:56 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: BLM Offers OHV Sound Tests
Replies: 21
Views: 3733

Do 2-strokes and 4-strokes test the same? It seams that the 4-strokes are really loud out running the dunes but pass the sound test.
by Gottaride
Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Ocotillo Wells
Topic: Safety Whips Required Effective July 1, 2007
Replies: 8
Views: 8933

This concerns me

This safety flag shall be a solid red or orange color and be attached within ten inches of the top of the whip.

Will they allow flags with writing on them? Some riding areas will not allow any flags with writing.
by Gottaride
Fri Jul 06, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: Silver Lake Dunes
Topic: infos for REAL newbie
Replies: 6
Views: 4330

Hi Jonathan You can buy your ORV sticker and Michigan State Park sticker at the entrance. They have everything at the entrance gate and it doesn't take much extra time. You can get two types of stickers, daily or yearly. Nothing is needed to get these, just pay your $$$$. You will need an ORV and st...
by Gottaride
Fri Jun 29, 2007 12:47 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Guess who's back
Replies: 6
Views: 1375

I feel dirty just clicking on his blog . . .
by Gottaride
Thu Jun 28, 2007 9:19 am
Forum: Mescalero Dunes
Topic: Welcome to the Mescalaro Sand Dunes
Replies: 8
Views: 21364

This will be a great place for us to spend a couple of days to break up our trip from IL to CA. Thanks for the info.
by Gottaride
Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: BLM Offers OHV Sound Tests
Replies: 21
Views: 3733

We have spent thousands of $$ trying to make our stuff legal and they still fail Michigan 94 decibel sound tests. However, we will pass the Cali code. It's just another way to mess with us (plus get money from tickets).
by Gottaride
Sat May 26, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: Silver Lake Dunes
Topic: Let's Get the 2007 Season Started!
Replies: 9
Views: 5994

We played semi-snow birds for 3 months. Went out Jan and bounced between Glamis - Quartzsite/Brenda - Dumont. Went on a side trip to Mesa area also. Had a great time and are already planning for next "snow season", lol.
by Gottaride
Thu May 24, 2007 5:48 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: I need your opinion about Global Warming Video response
Replies: 25
Views: 3014

Always remember, you can choose your friends but you can't choose your family.
by Gottaride
Thu May 24, 2007 9:45 am
Forum: Silver Lake Dunes
Topic: Let's Get the 2007 Season Started!
Replies: 9
Views: 5994

We haven't been to the dunes yet this year so I'm not sure if there are any reg. changes. Haven't heard of any from people that have been there. Have fun and post when you are going. Looks like we will only be making one trip (mainly to get our stickers) and save our gas money for our trip out West.
by Gottaride
Mon May 07, 2007 5:51 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Casey Mears Joy Ride
Replies: 12
Views: 3185

^^^^^ now that's funny
by Gottaride
Mon May 07, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 10483

There is one national organization in the U.S., the BlueRibbon Coalition.

Contribute over $100.00 and you get your name in the news letter. And, you can deduct it!!
by Gottaride
Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:52 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: How much do you spend per trip?
Replies: 79
Views: 9870

Trip to the Dunes = PRICELESS
by Gottaride
Wed Oct 18, 2006 8:44 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: BlueRibbon Coalition
Replies: 15
Views: 1912

E-mails sent. Come on people, it doesn't take much time to do this. We all know how hard it is to reopen land once it is shut down.
by Gottaride
Thu Oct 12, 2006 8:53 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Disabled Americans Ride Closed Roads
Replies: 51
Views: 6022

Crash, I agree. We all have to work together to get OUR land back.
by Gottaride
Wed Oct 11, 2006 5:40 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Disabled Americans Ride Closed Roads
Replies: 51
Views: 6022

Crash, I can see how you would get a sour taste in your mouth because of what happened. I think for the most part all most people are looking for are simple things. You would be surprised how a simple curb cut can make life easier. I don't know anything about this group that is protesting this closu...
by Gottaride
Wed Oct 11, 2006 9:42 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Disabled Americans Ride Closed Roads
Replies: 51
Views: 6022

There is a big difference between physically not being able to do things and not being allowed to do things. I think it is great that this group is standing up for something that was taken away from them illegally. BTW, wanta guess who is the biggest abuser of the ADA . . . Yep the government. Fight...
by Gottaride
Tue Oct 10, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Disabled Americans Ride Closed Roads
Replies: 51
Views: 6022

How has the CBD been getting so much land shut off???? In Court. If that is what it takes to keep public land open to all, I would do it. For some, riding is one of the few joys in life left.
by Gottaride
Mon May 22, 2006 5:54 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Humor...[MORE!}Bloom's & Pods If you are keeping score
Replies: 43
Views: 7587

Pod Alert, Pod Alert, contrats on your new additions. Sounds like it's growing like "a weed"!
by Gottaride
Sat May 20, 2006 5:38 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: The name "Glamis" or "ISDRA"
Replies: 62
Views: 13325

Speaking for the "east of the Mississippi" duners, it is only known as Glamis.
by Gottaride
Sun May 14, 2006 9:49 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Send a Brick - Secure our Borders
Replies: 5
Views: 1573

schraderri - that's the post of the year.
by Gottaride
Fri May 12, 2006 6:17 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Input needed on North Sand Hills OHV area in Colorado
Replies: 5
Views: 1510

I think everyone should send input on any OHV area. This might be the only chance to voice our opinion. If you ride the area or don't, our input is needed. I get information from the BLM on places I have written and don't even remember what state they are in. It just takes a couple of minutes to tel...
by Gottaride
Mon May 08, 2006 5:25 pm
Forum: Oregon Dunes
Topic: ore sound vs aliens
Replies: 7
Views: 5520

We have a Radio Shack sound meter and it works well. In fact, it is what the DNR uses in Michigan. It's worth the money.
by Gottaride
Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:13 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New Video by Paleale
Replies: 18
Views: 4591

Thanks for the ride Paleale, great video.
by Gottaride
Fri Mar 24, 2006 9:53 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Take 60 Seconds And Tell Congress You Want ESA Reform!
Replies: 6
Views: 1145

done, easy and fast!
by Gottaride
Sat Feb 11, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Dumpsters between Dumont and Vegas?
Replies: 21
Views: 10519

Yep, we use the rest areas and gas stations whenever we can. Can you get into the dump with a MoHo and trailer (63')?
by Gottaride
Fri Feb 10, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Dumpsters between Dumont and Vegas?
Replies: 21
Views: 10519

OK, here is my take on all of this. We are headed to Dumont for a week then going down to Glamis for a week. You bet we will be looking for some place to dump our trash after the first week. Not everyone lives a couple of hours away from the dunes.
by Gottaride
Thu Jan 19, 2006 9:06 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Latest Info Shows Plants Cause Global Warming
Replies: 8
Views: 1095

I just love this kind of stuff!
by Gottaride
Fri Jan 13, 2006 10:12 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: New Video by Paleale
Replies: 15
Views: 1877

Thanks for the ride Paleale, great video.
by Gottaride
Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:56 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: ISCO's Pass Enforcement??
Replies: 41
Views: 6451

I also called about getting a 7 day pass. Not being exactly sure when we would arrive I can't get one ahead of time. She told me that they will be going around and if you were not at your campsite they would leave you a note but would not ticket you. Friday, Sat and Sunday they would be at the range...
by Gottaride
Sat Oct 22, 2005 5:52 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Free Play in Satellite Dish?
Replies: 8
Views: 2420

You might try calling Winnegard, I think they might have a fix for this problem.
by Gottaride
Tue Oct 04, 2005 7:45 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Just how did they vote???
Replies: 2
Views: 1127

I just called yesterday because my rep voted against it. We will see what she has to say. Man she is a republican too!
by Gottaride
Mon Sep 19, 2005 7:10 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Wall Street Journal – Fix The ESA Now!
Replies: 3
Views: 795

It's Monday morning, time to call your Congressman.
by Gottaride
Fri Aug 26, 2005 4:49 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Olds Hill
Replies: 10
Views: 2210

I think they use the rake to groom the hill.
by Gottaride
Sat Aug 20, 2005 2:32 pm
Forum: Contests
Topic: Find It!
Replies: 24
Views: 30805

A photo taken from the top of the Wall.
by Gottaride
Sat Aug 20, 2005 2:21 pm
Forum: Contests
Topic: Find It!
Replies: 24
Views: 30805

Duning the closed area once it's open.
by Gottaride
Sat Aug 13, 2005 9:51 am
Forum: St. Anthony Dunes
Topic: Living in St. Anthony? Idaho in General?
Replies: 130
Views: 66786

Try this one. They have a forum for SA, just not sure how active it is.
http://www.dunereview.com/forums/index.php
by Gottaride
Fri Jul 22, 2005 12:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Environmentalists oppose nomination of Hall to FWS
Replies: 6
Views: 922

I like him even more after reading this.
by Gottaride
Sat Jul 16, 2005 2:16 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Endangered protections - LA Times Editorial
Replies: 4
Views: 753

Fair and balanced, ya right
by Gottaride
Sat Jul 02, 2005 6:14 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New DVD Supports Updated PMV Delisting Petition
Replies: 7
Views: 1096

Great Video
by Gottaride
Wed Jun 29, 2005 9:19 am
Forum: St. Anthony Dunes
Topic: St Anthony's!!
Replies: 17
Views: 7610

Video, did someone say video. Yeehaa, now I am even excited about your trip. Lucky guys.
by Gottaride
Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:35 pm
Forum: Silver Lake Dunes
Topic: silver lake info needed
Replies: 7
Views: 5670

We will there from the 25th to the 29th. Let us know when you will be there.
by Gottaride
Tue Jun 28, 2005 8:07 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: It is the "Glamis Off Season" so here's a thought!
Replies: 8
Views: 1252

I hope the BLM never sees my sand collection. If it is against the law, I'm dead meat.
by Gottaride
Mon Jun 20, 2005 8:30 am
Forum: Silver Lake Dunes
Topic: silver lake info needed
Replies: 7
Views: 5670

SL is 460 acres of dunes and have very strict rules. You must buy a state park sticker for every quad plus the vehicle you drive. This is just to get in the parking lot and any state campground. You must have an ORV pass for anything you are going to take off road. You can either buy day passes or s...
by Gottaride
Thu Jun 09, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Interesting, bet it's not the first time...........
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

These are the types of wackos we are dealing with. We must always remember that they will do or say anything.
by Gottaride
Mon May 23, 2005 8:06 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: "Save Glamis" diecuts
Replies: 13
Views: 2469

This is great - I have been looking for these! Thanks Ron
by Gottaride
Tue May 17, 2005 6:32 pm
Forum: Silver Lake Dunes
Topic: Opening Weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 4240

The drag strip is a couple miles from the dunes. I am not sure of the schedule but I can find out. Have you been to Silver Lake before? They have some crazy rules and are very strict with them.

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