If I Ever Return to Moab, I Am Doing This Again: Polaris RZRs
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Oh what a time we had in Moab, Utah. In 2011 we rented ATVs from Moab Tour Company and had a blast. We were going to rent ATVs this time but noticed there were a lot of Polaris RZRs on the trails and roads. They had license tags and were street legal.
I called up Moab Tour Company and they had plenty of RZRs available to rent. We rented a couple (a trailer comes in the deal) for 24 hours. I even emphasized I was a happy repeat customer and showed him my website posting from 2011 to prove it so he gave us a 5% "customer loyalty" discount.
We rented them late in the day, returned to the campground and unloaded. Since they were street legal we rode them into town that evening. The rental company recommended a late day ride on the other side of town but Laurie and I rode around town looking for some googles to keep the wind out of her eyes. It was a hoot riding them downtown and parking on the street.
Everyone agreed to get out early the next morning to beat the heat and get in as much fun as we could in our 24 hours. At 6:00AM the next morning we drove a few miles north of town to ride in a popular area which includes Merrimac Butte, Monitor Butte and Tusher Tunnel. Be sure to watch the video of unloading the RZRs below.
We had a great time. Some of the sandy trails were so fun we had to do them several times. The RZRs were much more fun than ATVs. They had a top to shield us from the sun and Laurie and I sat side by side so it was easier to talk. But mostly they had a great suspension system which was much easier on our old bodies on rough terrain.
The rental company said they rent many more RZRs than ATVs. ATVs are not as popular as they once were.
We had our trucks so hauling them around the area on a trailer was not a problem. But because they are street legal you could easily ride them on local roads to get to trails if you don't have a truck.
You may be interested in the next article, Refreshing Dash up Onion Creek.
The previous article is Hurrah Pass and Chicken Corners.
© Bobby Daniel