At the recent Great Trails Workshop in North Carolina funded by Trail Trust, we not only had the fortune of meeting Shawn Lindsey we also got to know Matt Fusco.   Matt is a landscape architect based in Western North Carolina who moved to the area in 1999 to pursue his passion for the mountains and bikes.  He worked for Melrose Design Group from 1999 – 2009 where he was

The Motorcycle Industry Council’s RideReport is a weekly powersports email update about MIC’s activities and initiatives, with an occasional call to action as MIC works to protect and preserve our industry. RideReport is open to everyone, but only MIC members can access additional information, downloads and more. Click here to sign up About MIC: The MIC has a long history of working hard to expand the market. It’s been done

For the 16th year the first Saturday in May is dedicated to female riders.  From International Female Ride Day® “…celebrates women motorcycle riders and is not country, group or organizationally specific – it is a globally synchronized “JUST RIDE!”© day, for women. Vicki Gray created IFRD for all women individually, in groups and collectively – everywhere! Women make International Female Ride Day® their day to “JUST RIDE!”© doing what

Yesterday we reported on the NOHVCC Great Trails Workshop being held in North Carolina at the Brown Mountain OHV Area on the Pisgah National Forest.  The Workshop was made possible by a grant from the Fox Factory Trail Trust Program (  For yesterday’s recap of day one click here. The 15 OHV enthusiasts and managers from Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee again gathered early at the trailhead to begin

“That’s a hard question to answer,” said NOHVCC State Partner, Andy Grover.  Andy had been asked where he was from.  It turns out he was born in Buffalo, NY, and spent years in Canada before finally ending up in Missouri.  We at NOHVCC believe that the OHV community in Missouri is likely thrilled he ended up there given what he has accomplished since his arrival. “When I first got to Missouri

NOHVCC will host a Great Trails Workshop to educate and benefit North Carolina’s off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts, OHV club members, land managers, and other OHV stakeholders. This training will be focused on the development of sustainable trails and trail partnerships.  Please see information below for more information and to register. For more information about Great Trails Workshops click here. Thanks to a grant received from Fox Factory Trail Trust Program (

Late last year we encouraged you to participate in a Forest Service (USFS) partner survey conducted by the USFS in partnership with the University of Colorado Denver.  The survey aimed to provide insights into the experiences and perceptions of trail volunteers and partners working with the Forest Service.  The results are in – the USFS has released an infographic detailing the survey’s findings.  As you may recall, survey results are

NOHVCC has been providing updates about our work at the Prison Hill Recreation Area outside of Carson City, Nevada.  If you missed the updates check out: Strong Partnerships and Grant Funds Bring NOHVCC to the Battle Born State Learn More About Prison Hill Recreation Area Near Carson City, NV – Site of the 2019 NOHVCC Mobile Workshop 2020 NOHVCC Year in Review Prison Hill Recreation Area Volunteer Work Day A

Please see the below article prepared for the California State Parks Weekly Digest (January 7, 2022) by Don Schmidt, State Park Interpreter I (RA), OHMVR Division. Off-highway enthusiasts and California State Park employees headed to the West steps of the State Capitol on December 22, 2021, to commemorate a historic, final event in the year-long celebration of the OHMVR Division’s 50th Anniversary. It was on this date and near this

After missing the 2020 Annual Conference and hosting a virtual Conference in 2021, NOHVCC hopes to finally meet in person in Knoxville, Tennessee this year.  We are still in the planning stages and there may be changes to the format, but it is important to start planning now! The dates for the 2022 Conference are August 18-20 – put them on your calendar now.  The Conference hotel is the Crowne