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Rugged Radios

EVENT: 5TH ANNUAL RUGGED RADIOS UTV RALLY AT MORMON LAKE

Time to get dirty in the pines By the staff of Dirt Wheels The fifth annual Rugged Radios UTV Rally at Mormon Lake returned to Mormon Lake Lodge. It was listed as being in the high-altitude forests near Flagstaff, Arizona. In truth, Mormon Lake is 20 to 30 minutes from Flagstaff. Continuing with truth, it isn’t really what you think of as a lake, either! Especially in a dry year like 2021, the “lake” looks more like a short-grass meadow. In wet years the lake area acts as a natural flood control. The actual water…

UTV PROJECT: RUGGED RADIOS HONDA TALON 1000R

Because it’s a Honda By the staff of Dirt Wheels Rugged Radios’ Kalani Corn is a long-term sport quad fan and Honda guy. He has full faith in Honda’s legendary quality and performance. So much so, when he heard that Honda would have a sport UTV, he sold his Brand P before ever seeing the Talon 1000R. Rugged Radios is always doing fitment projects with new machines, and the fledgling Talon 1000R was no exception. When it arrived, Corn set himself up to shepherd the new machine. At the time there were far…

DIRT WHEELS RZR TURBO S

By the staff of Dirt Wheels DIRT WHEELS RZR TURBO S Building a project machine is always rewarding, but we like it best when we get to start with a great machine. Collin Duffy is our project specialist, and he set his sights on Polaris’ RZR XP Turbo S Velocity for an epic adventure build. The goal for this RZR, which we have named “Rocky,” was to tackle nasty desert obstacles like you’d find in Southern California’s Johnson Valley, home of the infamous King of the Hammers UTV race. To do so, you must protect the…

RUGGED RADIOS BELL QUALIFIER PUMPER HELMET

By the staff of Dirt Wheels The Bell brand has been a well-known name in the motorsports industry for decades, and while not as long, so has Rugged Radios. Bell has recently made it far more affordable for an average UTV enthusiast to have a “pumper” helmet designed to be connected to a filtered clean-air system. Thus the debut of the RUGGED RADIOS BELL QUALIFIER PUMPER HELMET. No more breathing dust! So, you might be asking, why should you go to Rugged Radios to purchase a Bell helmet? For one, Rugged is a leading…

POLARIS GENERAL 4 OVERLANDER

By the staff of Dirt Wheels POLARIS GENERAL 4 OVERLANDER Life isn’t simply about the destination, but the roads that get you there. In our case, that’s the best dirt roads and trails we could ever imagine to find. Adventure riding and driving runs deeply through our souls, just like it does for Ryan O’Hara. Ryan eats, sleeps and breathes off-roading. He is so into our sport that he works for Fuel Off-Road and gets through terrain with their impressive wheels and tires. O’Hara’s dedication to adventure shows in his…

RUGGED RADIOS RRP660 INTERCOM SYSTEM

By the staff of Dirt Wheels RUGGED RADIOS RRP660 INTERCOM SYSTEM Rugged Radios is the biggest name in off-road communications applications. When you see serious UTV off-roaders, it is more than common to see an intercom system and/or a radio kit from Rugged. Until you have experienced a clear conversation with your passenger(s) without shouting, you don’t know what you are missing. In addition to talking between passengers, you may listen to music with the RRP660 system. All in-car communication is hands-free.…

ULTIMATE POLARIS RZR PLAY TOY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLcWBqi_3v4 ULTIMATE POLARIS RZR PLAY TOY Built by Dirt Wheels Every extensive UTV build is an undertaking of multiple magnitudes. We often cover projects that others have put together in their own garages, shops and front yards, so we don't experience the build process. Every once in a while we take on the task of generating our own projects, and this build was one of our most involved. Polaris RZRs are pretty straightforward in construction, and that simplicity makes working on them…

PROJECT POLARIS GENERAL 4

Darin McGuffin just wanted something different than what everyone else had, and after changing a few things on his General 4 he now absolutely loves it.

RUGGED RADIOS MOTO KIT

 -- PRODUCT EVALUATION: Communicate with your fellow rider --  By the staff of Dirt Wheels Rugged Radios has almost cornered the market in communication systems for off-road applications. These days, it is becoming more unusual to see a UTV that doesn’t have one of their systems installed on it. Having the ability to communicate with your passengers or friends in other machines is not only safer, it adds to the enjoyment of recreational riding and racing. Rugged also caters to ATV and motorcycle riders with their…

Buggy Whip Inc 50th Anniversary Build!

Lit in the USA This year, Buggy Whip Inc is celebrating their 50th anniversary. As makers of the most recognized and requested safety antenna in the world, Buggy Whip recently released a new LED whip. The company began as just a simple whip pole with a light bulb on the end. Now they offer full LED whips with quite a few impressive features. Whips can be easily attached with a threaded base or a quick release adaptor that uses a hitch pin. Designed with 316 stainless steel the base is durable, cleans easily, and…

Good Time for a Great Cause

12th Annual M.O.R.E. Powder Puff  Race Towards a Cure Move over boys, it’s time to let the ladies tear up the course! For 12 years M.O.R.E. has been hosting an all women’s charity race to raise money for breast cancer research. Rather than donating through a third party, where as little ten cents of each dollar goes to research funding, this powder puff powerhouse donates all the funds raised directly to Cedars Sinai Hospital. In the 12 years that the race has run they have raised approximately 900 thousand…