Category: Riding & Racing

NorCal’s Jesse O’Rourke, Boondocker & Polaris Pro

By Melissa Wynn Photos Courtesy Jesse O’Rourke    One of the main reasons so many avid outdoorsmen call Northern California home is due to their need for adventure and a common addiction to adrenaline. Nowhere is this more obvious than with Chico native Jesse O’Rourke, extreme snowmobiler and member of the Boondockers team. This team of extreme back country snowmobile enthusiasts formed out of a love of adventure, and the Boondockers video series evolved naturally from a desire to share those adventures with other adrenaline junkies around the globe. You can find Jesse at his best in some of...

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Outlaw Kart Racing in Red Bluff

By Melissa Wynn      Wintertime tends to slow the adventurous pace synonymous with Northern California, but fear not NorCal thrill seekers the time has come for the indoor Outlaw Kart 2018/2019 racing season in Red Bluff. The Red Bluff Outlaws will once again light up the track giving spectators the opportunity to come cheer on their favorite drivers, experience the rev of the engines and be part of the roar of the crowd. For a mere $10, $25 if you would like a pit pass, spectators can enjoy the race from the stands.      Below are the...

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Kool April Nites 2018

By Melissa Wynn As Spring returns to the Sierra it is time once again to ready your ride for Kool April Nites. This week long, annual celebration of classic cars is among Redding’s most anticipated events. The fun begins Saturday, April 21st at 11:00am with the Lithia Chevrolet Show & Shine and engine ticket drawing at 200 E. Cypress Ave in Redding. Drop in and meet some the participants and see their vintage vehicles. Those with a classic of their own to enter can pre-register online for $50.00 at https://www.koolaprilnites.com/the-show/registration/ . You must pre-register by April 1st to participate...

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2018 NorCal Racing Schedule

Spring means the return of racing and track riding to Mountain Valley Living country.  Pack up your friends and family and enjoy the roar of the race track at these local favorite tracks. Visit websites to verify dates and times; prices subject to change. American Valley Speedway – 204 Fairground Rd, Quincy 3/8 Mile Dirt Track Upcoming Events April 14, Play Day all classes – starts at noon April 21, First Races of the season. pit gate – opens at 3pm admission gate – 5pm stock car hot laps – 6pm racing starts – 7pm go karts  – 7pm +1.530.283.2175 http://www.americanvalleyspeedway.com/...

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Dirt- Ranger 1000 Polaris 2018 Model

By Eileen Majors We stopped by Glende Polaris in Chico to see what they might recommend to our readers for ATV family fun this holiday season. She told us that families really enjoy the fun and workability of the Polaris Ranger. When it comes to work and play, Shaylee at Glende Polaris quickly recommended the all-new 2018 Ranger XP 1000. This new, more rugged, more refined model features over one hundred owner-inspired improvements. Setting a new standard for what a utility side-by-side can do, its modern design takes you to the next level when it comes to in-cab comfort....

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