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Mr. LaPlante’s new book covers a cornucopia of off and on road rid- ing skills than anyone could benefit from. Published by Motorbooks In- ternational, it retails for $27.99. It will be available this coming August 2012, and is sold through www.MotoVentures.com or available at major bookstore chains nation- wide. Off road racers are familiar with DP Brakes and their lineup of dirt bike, ATV, and UTV brake pads. They developed the original sintered brake pad and are industry leader in sin- tered metal braking technology. DP has expanded and updated their line of sintered brake pads and stainless steel rotors. Team UXC Racing’s, Michael Swift, said, “I ran the new DP Brake Pads on my 2012 Can Am Outlander UTV recently. I was very impressed, especially under the extreme pres- sure I put them to. What surprised me the most was that I had ap- proximately 75 percent of pad life left after the race. Before DP pads, I couldn’t even finish a race on a stock set of brake pads. We now run DP Brakes exclusively”. “Not only does the customer ex- perience longer lasting performance, but our brake pads are non-abusive to the rotor. In addition, they are very quiet. There is nothing more Five organizations nationwide re- cently received a total of $40,000 in grants through Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A.’s and their OHV Access Initia- tive for motorized trails. These organizations include the following: 808 MX ATV Association in Hilo, Hawaii, Forest County ATV Association in Laona, Wis., The Long Island Recreational trails Conser- vancy in Long Island, N.Y., The North Country ATV Association in Greenville Center, N.Y. and the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in Redding, CA. Yamaha is also actively seeking qualified projects at local, state and federal levels, for funding in 2012 through its GRANT (Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nations Trails) program. A few of the examples of appro- priate projects for GRANTs include, but are not limited to, trail develop- ment, restoration and maintenance; trail signage and map production; staging area construction, renovation and maintenance; trail safety and education. Period! New UTV Pads by DP Brakes: frustrating than noisy brakes.” add- ed Larry Mills, president of DP Brakes Guidelines, GRANT application form and info are available at http://www.yamaha-motor.com/OH- VAccess. For specific questions about the OHV Access Initiative, call Yamaha’s dedicated OHV Access Initiative Ho- tline at (877-648-8724), or write to: Yamaha OHV Access Initiative Re- view Committee, 6555 Katella Av- enue, Cypress, CA 90630-5101. A tip of the DIRT ILL visor to The Yamaha Motor Corporation for looking out for all of us. North America. Amen to that Larry. For more info on DP’s newest line of brake pads for dirt bikes, ATVs, and UTVs, contact them at http://www.dp-brakes.com www.dirtillustrated.com