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iKamper + Front Runner Announce US Partnership and Gear Giveaway

Overland News:  Overlanding accessory makers Front Runner Outfitters and iKamper have just announced their new US partnership: iKamper as Front Runner’s preferred rooftop tent partner, and Front Runner as iKamper’s preferred rack partner. The Washington- and California-based companies have had an ongoing partnership in South Africa and they are excited to expand their collaboration to…

Feature Vehicle: EarthCruiser Mercedes Benz G-Pro Escape

There is no way around it, the EarthCruiser Mercedes Benz G-Pro Escape is an object of desire. This tightly integrated pop-up camper mated to a Mercedes Benz G Professional chassis has serious off-road capability combined with a refined and compact living space. EarthCruiser Australia Builds A Beast With offices in Bend, Oregon, and New South…

Cake Launches Their Street Legal Kalk :: Overland News

Swedish motorcycle manufacturer Cake has been designing and building some of the most refined and functional electric drive motorcycles that are currently available. With a long-term goal of changing the world of motorcycles to make them more sustainable and easier to own, Cake has its roots in gravity sports (read: downhill mountain biking, motocross). But…

Find Camping Nirvana with the Zenvanz Modular Sprinter Conversion

The explosion of first-time campervan owners over the past few years has been met eagerly by upfitters, who offer everything from basic to boogie van builds. Want a simple bed and some cabinetry? No problem. Want radiant in-floor heat, on-demand solar-powered hot water, and satellite communication? Yep, that’s also available. As you can imagine, the…

COVID-19 is Leaving Overland Travelers Stranded Abroad

Overlanding During a Pandemic The novel coronavirus has swept across the world at exponential rates, infecting over half a million people already. In Denver, Colorado, and across the US, shelter-at-home orders are going into effect weekly, in a dramatic effort to slow the rate of infection. As someone who traveled extensively in my RV, I…

AEV’s 2-inch Spacer Kit Is the Affordable Way to Run 37s on Your Gladiator

The Jeep Gladiator is one of the most popular four-wheel drives on the market today, but the long chassis length can leave something to be desired from the factory breakover angle and ground clearance. Thanks to AEV’s new 2-inch spacer kit though, Gladiator owners can gain some additional height and clearance for 37-inch tires, at…

Texino Will Build Your Custom Campervan, and Manage Rental of it Too

Campervans enable amazing travel experiences and the ability to escape to remote destinations in a self-contained home with everything needed for comfort. But many of the challenges that accompany ownership can be non-starters for would-be adventurers. Storage, maintenance, and cost are a few unavoidable roadblocks which, for the average user (who won’t ever live in…

The Coolest Cause You’ll Read About All Week: Rally For Rangers

Imagine a motorcycle rally where riders tackle rugged, challenging terrain, delivering new motorcycles to park rangers across the globe, enabling them to protect endangered species and precious cultural resources by performing their duties more efficiently and effectively. This ride exists and is called Rally for Rangers; it’s making an impact across the globe “one motorcycle…

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