It's very rare that I get political, but what do you guys think of this article?
Companies like Patagonia, REI, etc have fought against the AMA in the past and are getting brazenly political when it comes to land closures and designations with their dollars. As I've said before, I, for one, will get political right back with my own dollars.
Since I've known what these companies do with their dollars (close public lands to OHV and make ultimatums to any who oppose) I've not spent a penny with any of them. It's up to you whether to do the same, but if you like ADV and dual sport motorcycling, you may want to spend your dollars with companies who don't actively promote the closure of the few lands we have left to enjoy.
Here's a short list of companies who actively contribute to the lobby of land closure to OHV:
MSR (Mountain Safety Research, not Malcolm Smith Racing... Malcolm Smith Racing rocks!)