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#1 Superman

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 11:13 AM

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 02:15 PM

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 06:16 PM

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 06:55 AM

Very nice. In Kalkaska we can ride the side of the road under 25 mph. I would still like to street legal the rhino so I can drive the road at speed.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 07:01 PM

Not to hi-jack your post-- but did anyone
hear what the trail permit fee will be next
year for our ATV's here in Mi.?

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 07:27 AM

Not for sure, but I think it's $16.75 for ATVs.

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 07:53 AM

I think they said $32 next year and then $48 the following year. Then after thatt the DNR can adjust them up for inflation etc

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 08:39 PM

That's the numbers I heard as well. I'd like to see trails groomed or an established ATV route that would connect all the existing ORV trails throughout Michigan. You can't even do 20miles on these Upper Penninsula trails without getting a sore bum, they need portions groomed from time to time. I know some of the trails in the L.P. get smoothed out, would be nice to get that going everywhere and be more appealing for out-of-stater's/ tourism. I don't mind a couple of whoops sections it get old when there's one section after another though!
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Posted 13 June 2012 - 01:44 AM

One aspect I feel is a real negative is the banning of ATV's on seldom used USFS roads. I'm talking specifically of the USFS roads North of Sidnaw in the U.P.. These roads may see a wheeled vehicle on average every 30 minutes in the off season, a little more often during the Fall hunting season. I talked to a USFS official about this & he said it was a 'safety issue' & I could write a letter to their headquarters in Wash D.C..

This is at a time when MI has opened up more county roads to allow ATVs to ride along the edges to get out into the woods. Just more 'incrementalism' at work.

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 04:42 AM

It would be much better to just ride on the road at the speed limit because well??
Try living on a paved road when ATV's go by all the time or drive down it... :o

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 08:50 PM

It would be much better to just ride on the road at the speed limit because well??
Try living on a paved road when ATV's go by all the time or drive down it... :o



I agree on this. We have been ridding our 4 seat Razer on the sides of the roads up by our cabin a bunch this Spring and feel uncomfortable holding up cars behind us because they don't want to pass. I'm not complaining to much though because at least we can ride the roads now like we do on the sleds.




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