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Learn the Flat Track Slide with Royal Enfield and Moto Anatomy

Have you ever wanted to learn how to slide your motorcycle on a flat track but don’t know where to begin? Legendary bike manufacturer Royal Enfield has partnered with Moto Anatomy to bring you Slide School, a 3.5-hour ‘ultimate intro to flat track experience’ where you’ll have the opportunity to learn that coveted slide.  …

Jessi Combs Posthumously named ‘Fastest Woman on Earth’

Jessi Combs, who died tragically in 2019 while attempting to raise the bar on the women’s land-speed record, has officially been named the fastest woman on Earth posthumously by Guinness. Combs’s fatal accident occurred in Oregon’s Alvord Desert on Aug. 27, 2019, where her two runs in the jet-powered car that she piloted averaged 522.783…

BF Goodrich Tires Celebrates 150th Anniversary

BF Goodrich Tires, originally a small rubber company that got its start in Akron, Ohio is now a powerhouse in the automotive industry, and this year they celebrate their 150th anniversary.   BF Goodrich: A Legacy of Firsts   BF Goodrich has a long resume of firsts including first pneumatic car tire produced in the…

New Gear and Firmware Updates from Sena

Sena Technologies has been in operation since 1998 and their communication devices are regarded as some of the best on the market for motorcycling (or any sport requiring a helmet with integrated communication). Perhaps it’s their approach to product design that has grown them such a loyal following. “We boldly lay our visions on the…

53rd Annual Sierra Trek (update) is Cancelled

Editor’s Note: Due to COVID developments, Sierra Trek has been cancelled.  The 53rd Annual Sierra Trek, which takes place on the shores of Meadow Lake, is officially on for 2020, August 6-9. The Sierra Trek is one of California’s most well-known OHV events, with over five decades of family fun in the history books. It…

Telecommuting from the Backcountry

For years I’d coveted the idea of working remotely, but like many “normal” folks, the 9-to-5 wouldn’t let me escape the confines of a brick and mortar office. But if there is one certainty of the human species, it’s that we’re incredibly adaptable and always find ways to adjust to changes. Due to the widely…

Front Runner Outfitters Releases Slim Line II Rack For Jeep Gladiator

South African overlanding gear manufacturer, Front Runner Outfitters, is well-known for its robust selection of vehicle accessories.    New for 2020, Front Runner Outfitters has released a 2019-current Jeep Gladiator compatible Slim Line II roof rack system. The Slimline II allows unencumbered removal of the Jeep’s hardtop roof panels, allowing owners to keep their OEM…

Intro To Overlanding :: 5 Knots Everyone Should Know

As someone who’s been rock climbing for over a decade, I can tell you firsthand that having a handful of knots in your repertoire can literally save your butt. But fear not; you don’t need to start scaling cliffs for knots to become a useful part of your life. Overland travelers and anyone else venturing…

Rugged Coffee Press for the Trail: Planetary Designs OVRLNDR

With over three years of R&D and field-testing, we’ve got high hopes for the OVRLNDR press, the newest French press from Montana-based coffee innovator Planetary Designs. But in a world of coffee-making kits, of which there are many high-quality options already available, what makes the OVRLNDR special? CEO of Planetary Design, Jess Nepstad, had this…

New Sprinter-Compatible Method 901 Dually Wheels

Sprinter owners take note, Method Race Wheels, known for their high-performance products that promise to be “lighter, stronger, faster” has just released the 901 Sprinter dually. This matte- black front and rear wheelset is manufactured from solid A356 aluminum with T6 heat treatment construction.   The 901 Sprinter Dually has the iconic 12-window design, a…

Titus Adventure Vehicles Adds Mountain Biking Packages

Founded in 2019, Titus Adventure Company (TAC) is a one-stop adventure vehicle and gear rental company offering overland-ready rigs out of Denver, Colorado. As outdoor adventurers who care about preserving the natural resources that we all love, TAC offsets all of the carbon emissions from their fleet through regenerative agriculture via a partnership with the…

Forrest Fenn’s Rocky Mountain Treasure Found

As explorers and adventurers, no thrill is more tangible than discovering treasures left by those who came before us. Whether we discover a valuable and historically significant artifact or something as simple as a rusted can from the early 1900s, the experience is still exciting. These artifacts can immediately transport our minds to the past,…

Featured Trailer :: To Extreme Rugged N’ Ready

If you’re looking for a tough-as-nails trailer to haul down your favorite off-road route, look no further than To Extreme’s Rugged N’ Ready line. Countless hours of R&D have gone into developing a trailer that To Extreme calls, “perfect for smaller tow vehicles and narrower trails.” To Extreme manufactures their Rugged N’ Ready trailers in…

Featured Campervan :: Mountain View Adventure Vehicles

What happens when a family with decades of world travel, overlanding, and camping experience assembles a design team and starts upfitting Mercedes Sprinters? You get damn nice campervans that have everything necessary for a comfortable off-grid adventure. Mountain View Adventure Vehicles, based in Tucson, Arizona, offers multiple campervan layouts to fit a range of budgets…

Rugged, Trail-ready Tablets

Back when the first tablets began to hit the market, I remember thinking, “Users NEED real buttons—these things will never replace a computer.” Clearly, I’m not the best forecaster of technological trends. I now own multiple touch screen devices. Their compact form and intuitive gestures have replaced the need for a computer in all but…

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