"Fall Colors" Update

To: All Members, Woodtick Wheelers ATV/OHM Club
 
2014 “Fall Colors” Update
 
ATVAM Fall Ride & Rally -- A little rain (okay a lot of rain) didn’t stop the Woodticks from having a good time up in Roseau. Club members rode the Bemis Hill trail system, toured the Polaris factory, attended the ATVAM annual banquet and got some good bargains on riding gear at the auction. Next year it’s in Hill City. We’ll be there! 
 
Hackensack Chainsaw Event -- Wow! Who knew our trailer would be such a big draw! We talked with hundreds of people, many who are new to the area. As always, the No. 1 question we get is “Where can I ride?” Everyone wanted the new DNR OHV Trail Atlas...we ran out!  We answered a wide variety of questions on OHV riding in northern MN, geared up kids who wanted to sit on our Polaris 90 ATV and Honda 50 dirt bike (purchased this year with a Polaris grant), and signed up a dozen new members!  Mike Ebinger and Dave Halsey were there Friday and Saturday, and thanks to Scott and Theresa Meyers for helping out during the Saturday afternoon rush. A big thanks to Dick Buche for securing a great location for our trailer, and hauling it to and from the event.
 
Fall Club Ride & Poker Run, Saturday, October 4th  -- Join us on a fun and colorful fall ride through the Chippewa National Forest. Meet at the Bursch cabin (same location as our meetings) at 10 a.m. We’ll ride as a group, enjoying the fall colors on this easy 12 mile ride, and stopping along the way to deal cards to everyone and play a hand of poker, with prizes for best and worst hand. We’ll ride up to Huddle’s Resort for lunch. Those who are interested and able are invited to help us do our fall Adopt-A-Highway cleanup along State 200. We’ll send four groups of 2-3 out from Huddles on either side of the highway with yellow trash bags and neon vests. It takes about a half hour -- and the club will buy your lunch! Then we’ll make the return trip on our ATVs in one or two groups, depending on how many riders we have. Directions from Hackensack to Bursch cabin: East on Cty 5 for 2 miles, then north on Cty 122 for 3 miles, road turns west (Stony Drive), go another 1.5 miles to Y, take a right, then a left on Stony Loop. 
 
 A Big Thanks To Our 30 Business Members! -- The club really appreciates your support. We promote your businesses at all meetings, rides and events. We want to do more to thank you, so we will be stopping by to purchase gift cards or gift certificates that we’ll use for drawings, door prizes and poker runs. Our newest Business Member is the Big Dipper in Hackensack! We welcome your ideas on how we can promote your businesses to our 400+ club members. 
 
ATV Youth Safety Class -- Saturday, October 11th, 9 a.m., at the Walker Area Community Center. For ages 11-15 to get their DNR ATV Safety Certificate to ride on public lands. Kids need to do DNR CD at-home study prior to class. CDs available at Birch Lake Small Engine, Sheriff’s Dept, Walker Power and One Stop in Longville. To get details and pre-register, call Lloyd Solarz at 218-682-3775. Adults are also encouraged to attend, who want to learn more about safe riding techniques.  
 
Play Pickleball! -- Board member Sue Buche has started a pickleball club in Hackensack. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Hackensack Community Center. Contact Sue for more details: sueb1324@aol.com
 
Watch our web site and Facebook page for more news, photos and updates! 
Thanks for your support!  Send us your comments and fun club ideas for rides and events!  
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Your Woodtick Wheelers Board: 
Dave Halsey, President  dvhalsey@aol.com  612-723-1987 
John Dickerman, Vice President   johnandjoycedickerman@gmail.com  507-317-7711 
Mike Ebinger, Treasurer, Membership   mebinger48@gmail.com  218-507-0153 
Sue Buche, Secretary; Andy Becker, Dick Buche, Karen Nytes, Dick Nytes, Lloyd Solarz
 
The Hackensack Chainsaw Event was our most successful event ever to display our ATV Safety Ed Trailer, pass out maps and sign up new members. We geared up kids to sit on our Polaris 90 ATV and Honda 50 dirt bike, both purchased with a Polaris TRAILS grant
The Hackensack Chainsaw Event was our most successful event ever to display our ATV Safety Ed Trailer, pass out maps and sign up new members. We geared up kids to sit on our Polaris 90 ATV and Honda 50 dirt bike, both purchased with a Polaris TRAILS grant

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Woodtick Wheelers ATV/OHM Club

P.O. Box 83

Hackensack, MN  56452

 

Our club's ATV Safety Education Trailer was purchased with a $10,000 grant from the Polaris TRAILS program. Over 2,000 people have visited it at community events, where we passed out over 3,000 ATV maps, reg books and safety handouts. Thanks Polaris!
Our club's ATV Safety Education Trailer was purchased with a $10,000 grant from the Polaris TRAILS program. Over 2,000 people have visited it at community events, where we passed out over 3,000 ATV maps, reg books and safety handouts. Thanks Polaris!
Every new member gets free club logo stickers for their ATVs and off-highway motorcycles.  Extra logos: $1  Also available in an embroidered patch to sew on your favorite gear. $3 each.
Every new member gets free club logo stickers for their ATVs and off-highway motorcycles. Extra logos: $1 Also available in an embroidered patch to sew on your favorite gear. $3 each.