Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

April 13th, 2011 - 5:14 pm § in Safety

ATV Safety Course Required

As of Jan 1st 2010, 30yr old and under must have completed and passed the Oregon Online Safety Course. Make sure to carry your safety card with you. You can find out more about the course and complete it here.[...]

April 13th, 2011 - 5:10 pm § in Safety

Assess your Skill Level

When riding in a group, it is important for group leaders to know the skill level of the participants, so that the leaders can choose appropriate trails. At the same time, it is important for a rider to know his or her limits, and join the appropriate group of riders. Here is a basic guideline [...][...]

April 13th, 2011 - 5:02 pm § in Safety

Search and Rescue Protocol

I was recently given the opportunity to discuss SAR with 2 atv riders at evans creek, they were very impressed that our organization even thinks about search and rescue. We laid out a typical SAR mission. First off, we are not a professional SAR group, so our mission is to augment a professional org[...]

April 13th, 2011 - 4:25 pm § in Safety

Safety is key to enjoyable rides!

The quality of your adventure and in fact the safety of you, the rider, depends on the quality and up-keep of your equipment. Be sure to check the basics before you leave home. Check your tire pressures, your fluid levels and your safety gear. Always clean your ride when you return home. Often probl[...]