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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…

Mitsubishi Fuso Halts New Truck Sales in NA

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has just announced that they will be discontinuing new truck sales in the United States and Canada. According to Mitsubishi, existing dealerships will be given the option to transition to service and parts supply to offer continued support for Mitsubishi Fuso trucks into 2028. Justin Palmer, President and CEO of…

Thule Tepui 2020 Rooftop Tents

Swedish travel accessory manufacturer Thule is well known for its luggage, roof racks, cargo boxes, bike carrying systems, and more recently, Tepui rooftop tents. Thule acquired Tepui in late 2018 and has upheld and further developed its line of rooftop tents with offerings that fit every type of vehicle out there, from cars to trucks…

XOVERLAND :: Arctic Solo Series, Ep 2

Expedition Overland’s newest series, Arctic Solo, tells the story of Richard and Ashley (@DeskToGlory) as they finish their Pan-American road trip by completing the final leg of their journey: Canada’s Northwest Territory to the Arctic Sea.   Episode one gave us a rundown of the trip and the rig Richard and Ashely are driving to…

Photography Legend Peter Beard

Raucous nights on the town, relationships with supermodels, and dashing good looks often captured the media’s attention, but it was his eclectic collages and often daring wildlife photography that solidified Peter Beard’s standing as one of the most notorious artists of the 20th century. Mr. Beard, who had dementia, passed away in April at the…

Scout olympic camper

Featured Camper :: Scout Olympic

If you’re looking for a small backcountry camper footprint, then the new Scout Olympic lightweight truck camper might be an ideal solution. This compact, weatherproof shelter has all the basics covered: water, toilet, heat, kitchen, and with its pop-top upper bunk, the Olympic sleeps up to 6 people. Designed for Adventure Scout campers were created…

Featured Bike :: 2020 Indian FTR Rally

Back in the ’20s, insane British racers were bombing down dirt trails on rigid bikes (or so I’ve been led to believe). The bikes they were riding weren’t designed for this type of terrain, leading to modification and redesigns which would later become known as scramblers. These custom bikes emphasized simplicity and a bit of…

Front Runner Tent Giveaway :: Overland News

With spring in full effect and summer on the horizon, we know that everyone is eager to air down their tires and hit the trail. But due to the current stay-at-home orders, which are still in effect across the country, we may need to wait a little bit longer. Thankfully, that doesn’t mean we can’t…

Honda Announces Hunter Cub 125cc Trail Bike

Honda enthusiasts rejoice, the trail-ready Hunter Cub CT125 has been announced online and will be available in Japan as soon as June 2020. Previously known as the Trail Cub, this bike is back after a lengthy break from production and comes in at 125cc just like the popular Super Cub C125. Upgraded components and a…

Minimalist Escape: Chalet Poisson Blanc

In the human quest for shelter, the trend has generally been bigger is better. Many builders and homeowners are creating enormous spaces and filling them with technology. WiFi-connected lighting, refrigerators with television screens, heated toilet seats, and voice-activated stereo systems are just a few examples. It would appear that despite our efforts, the perfected living…

Icon 4×4 1970 Ford Ranger Remake is a Stunner

As Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven” comes across the radio, you turn up the volume and take a swig from your can of Tab. You’re in your trusty pickup headed to the drive-in theater for a double-feature. If this nostalgic picture has you yearning for the decade of disco, denim, and Watergate, then chances are…

Featured Camper :: Taxa Cricket Trailer

Featured Camper :: Taxa Cricket Trailer The Taxa Cricket overland trailer fits into Taxa’s lineup as a mid-sized offering at 15 feet long. Taxa’s “mobile human habitats built for adventuring” all share the familiar pop-top design, offering a compact travel platform that can accommodate anywhere from two to four+ people. Travel Trailers Should Get You…