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All I Want For Christmas ... 10-Jan-2010

So what else would a four year old want for Christmas? Apparently Santa delivered on the paint a..

Electric Enduro at Copenhagen 28-Dec-2009

The world's first ever Eco Enduro took place in Copenhagen recently. Electric bikes from Zero and Qu..

State Trail Bike Strategy - Recommendations with the Minister 26-Dec-2009

The Department of Sport and Recreation and the Joint Agency Implentation Committeee have presented t..

Queensland Government to fund $4 million Trail Bike Park 02-Dec-2009

Queensland trail bike riders will have somewhere legal to ride after a 745 hectare site (over 3x the..

Budgets Approved for Gnangara / Pinjar Upgrades 01-Dec-2009

We have been advised that DEC has approved budgets for work to upgrade the Gnangara and Pinjar Off R..

RTRA Says DEC / Police Blitz is Off-Target 01-Dec-2009

We've received several Ranger Incident Reports recently concerning a blitz on the Gnangara / Pinjar ..

RTRA Annual General Meeting and Sundowner 25-Nov-2009

The Recreational Trailbike Riders' Association held its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 25th Nov..

RTRA Member Only Rides 23-Nov-2009

West Coast Safaris have been a strong supporter of the RTRA from the beginning. So we were delighted..

Pickering Brook Road to be Closed 19-Nov-2009

DEC has confirmed that Pickering Brook Road will be permanently closed to all traffic from December ..

Rangers and Police Targeting Gnangara 16-Nov-2009

We received a report through our Ranger Incident Reporting (/Projects/Rangers)system that DEC ranger..

Police Action: Targeted Campaign or Individual 'initiative'? 04-Nov-2009

Following the reports of bikes being yellow-stickered for not having road approved tyres, we have be..

Beverley Motorcycle Club to Host Minikhana Come and Try Day 20-Oct-2009

Looking for an organised activity for junior riders that doesn't involve head to head racing? Minikh..

Quindanning Family Fun Weekend gets thumbs -up 19-Oct-2009

Depite the heat and dust, the second Trail and Enduro Club / RTRA Family Fun Weekend was a hit with ..

Flynn Rd Blitz 12-Oct-2009

We've received reports of police and rangers targeting the Flynn Rd area near Chidlow. Unconfirmed r..

Police Targeting Registered Bikes 06-Oct-2009

In a disturbing development we have received several reports of police specifically targeting regist..

Local Council Elections 18-Sep-2009

Local Council elections are happening in October. RTRA has written to all candidates within selected..

Busy Weekend at Perth Motorcycle Show 13-Sep-2009

RTRA Committee members were at the Perth Motorcycle Show over the weekend, handing out 'Trail Bikes ..

Solid Support by Trail Riders for Swan-Collie Project 03-Sep-2009

Despite a slow start, trail and quad riders have made a valuable contribution to the Swan-Collie Lan..

Recreation in Water Catchment - Parliamentary Enquiry 01-Sep-2009

Following a significant amount of lobbying, the State Government in September announced a Parliament..

Great Weekend Riding at Mornington 22-Aug-2009

It was unusually quiet in the back seats of vehicles on the trip home from Mornington, with most kid..

Swan-Collie ORV Land Planning Study 10-Aug-2009

The Department of Environment and Conservation has commissioned a project to investigate the opportu..

Rangers Targeting ORV Registration 09-Aug-2009

We've received reports through our Ranger Reporting system that Police and Rangers blitzed the Kwina..

Lancelin to be turned into a Car Park 08-Aug-2009

In the latest twist in the Lancelin Off Road Vehicle Area saga, the Gingin Shire carried a motion to..

Motorsports Complex at Pinjar 07-Aug-2009

The plans to extend the Barbagallo Raceway to accommodate the demands of the V8 Supercar Series coul..

West MotoPark offers Discount to RTRA Members 31-Jul-2009

The newly opened West MotoPark at Wyalkatchem is offering a 20% discount to all RTRA members. ..

KidSafe Did Not Call for Ban on Quads 15-Jul-2009

You may have seen an article in the Sunday Times (July 5) quoting KidSafe WA as saying that children..

Southern Darling Region Recreation Strategy 22-Jun-2009

A project of great significance for trail bike riders is underway. Prompted by the decision of the f..

Meeting with Mundaring Shire 10-Jun-2009

Following the media frenzy that resulted from a series of 'man-traps' being discovered along the Her..

Barton's Mill Blitzed 25-May-2009

When the rain comes, so do the Rangers. A big blitz at Barton's Mill on May 24 saw a number of warni..

Lancelin - Supreme Court Overturns Damages Award 25-May-2009

The Supreme Court has handed down its decision in the Shire of Gingin’s appeal against an award of d..

Harvey Minikhana a Success 17-May-2009

Positive feedback from riders, parents and organisers suggests we'll be seeing more Minikhana events..

Vigilantes Operating in Mundaring 07-May-2009

An article (/_literature_45169/Mundaring_Vigilantes_-_West_Australian)in the West Australian - May 7..

MiniKhana at Adventure Rally 17-Apr-2009

The Honda Adventure rally will have a new feature this year - a Minikhana designed for kids aged 10-..

Pinjar Pilot Completed at Last 17-Apr-2009

The remaining 300 metre sand section has been provided with a firm clay surface so that the entire 8..

Easter Blitz at Wedge and Grey 31-Mar-2009

We have received advance notice that DEC Rangers and the police will be setting up road blocks north..

Lotteries Grant Funding Request Rejected 17-Mar-2009

RTRA has been advocating that the Lotteries West Trails Grants, which currently preclude any form of..