ROHVA In The News
ROHVA expands ROV training, invites dealers aboard
Courtesy of DealerNews.com
April 30, 2013
GORMAN, Calif. - Gravity wanted to happen. It pulled at the weight of the Kawasaki Teryx parked steeply near the top of the lumpy, concrete-covered slope. It tested the vehicle’s brakes and leg muscle of the driver whose eyes were glued to the spotter at the bottom of the hill, and foot was mashed into the floor pedal.
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Offroad in New York City? Yes We Can
Courtesy of GirlDriver, USA
June 14, 2012
It was a day like this. Rainy, overcast, depressing. Or it would have been depressing but I got invited by good-looking biker and director of communications for the Motorcycle Industry Association, Ty VanHooydonk to join him along with The Recreational Off-highway Vehicle Association to ride ROVs on Randall’s Island under the Robert F. Kennedy (aka Triborough) bridge.
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On an R.O.V., Learning to Safely Navigate the Wilds of Randall’s Island
Courtesy of the New York Times
May 18, 2012
Notwithstanding a ride in a wayward hansom cab in Central Park, there are few opportunities for off-roading in Manhattan. This might explain why, earlier this week, I stood under a bridge on Randall’s Island, wearing calf-length boots, rain gear and a helmet. There were a half-dozen of us, including my wife, Dale, and three women from lifestyle and travel magazines, all there to saddle up and receive driver safety training for recreational off-road vehicles, or R.O.V.’s.
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New ROV Safety Program Aims to Prevent Accidents
Courtesy of Popular Mechanics
May 18, 2012
I never thought I'd go off-roading in New York City, but that's what I found myself doing on a sunny Wednesday afternoon on Randall's Island, that stretch of land in the East River between Manhattan and Queens and below the Bronx. Better yet, if I had gone on Tuesday, I could have gone off-roading with David Alan Grier of "In Living Color" fame. Apparently he's a big fan of recreational off-highway vehicles. Who knew?
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