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WHERE TO RIDE: RALLY IN THE PINES

We love that the sport of off-roading is a year-round activity. For us in the Southwest, winter is our busiest time of the year, but we don’t shut down when summer comes. When the temperature heats up, we seek out coastal or high-altitude gatherings that are not only comfortable, but the trails and views are breathtaking. One such event—Rally in the Pines in Salmon, Idaho—caters to people like us. Not only is the host town of Salmon a beautiful and historic place to visit, the trails above the town have views in literally…

UTVs TAKE OVER OREGON DUNES

-- Biggest & best event of the year -- Events in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area started as gatherings for quads, bikes, jeeps and sand buggies. Then the UTVs literally took over the entire dune scene. The larger events like Dune Fest and the Raptor Rally still exist, but not on the massive scale like UTV Takeover. In four short years, Jim McIntire and Steve McCarthy have turned their passion for the sport and love of the people involved into arguably the biggest…

MORE STREET-LEGAL UTV STATES

-- State rules you should know -- As UTVs gain popularity and more states are seeing the economic benefits of OHV recreation, more citizens are pushing their local, county and state governments to allow limited street use of UTVs. With the BlueRibbon Coalition pushing for Backcountry Recreation designations, our hope is that one day we’ll have a national OHV recreation plan that allows connecting trails and rural roads with UTVs and all OHVs. Until then, we’ll do our best to keep you informed on state laws affecting UTV…