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Sustainable Overlanding with Titus Adventure Company

I found out about Travis’ Denver-based overlanding rental business, Titus Adventure Company, about a month ago when I wrote up a press release detailing their new mountain biking gear rental add-on. But after doing a little bit of digging and learning that Titus offsets all of the carbon emissions of their fleet, I wanted to…

How an Elite Marine and Afghan Dog Saved Each Other

Craig’s candor caught me off-guard as he described the experience of narrowly avoiding death in Afghanistan, but then again, elite Marine Corps members have a unique lens through which they interpret their experiences. Craig went overseas as a CI/HUMINT (counterintelligence/human intelligence) operative, but little did he know that going to Afghanistan to serve his country…

Featured Camper :: Black Series Campers HQ15

Black Series Campers is a family-owned, off-road camper manufacturer based in Australia that has been in business for 10 years. During that time, they’ve produced over 30,000 units. Offering both soft-sided pop-up campers and hard-sided models (and at least two hybrids), Black Series Campers has 12 different models to choose from, ensuring that aspiring adventurers…

Go Fast Campers SuperLite Redefines Hardshell RTTs

Montana-based Go Fast Campers has a penchant for producing drool-worthy overlanding gear, and they just did something that is likely to send waves through the rooftop tent (RTT) market. Behold the SuperLite: a sub-100-pound, hard-shell, made-in-the-USA rooftop tent for $1,300. Cue fireworks. EDIT: a SuperLite mattress to go with your SuperLite RTT will add $279,…

Bronco Sport is Compact but Mighty

We’re still riding that Bronco wave of excitement and today we’ve got more details for you. Bronco Sport, Ford’s new ‘Bronco of small SUVs’ plays smaller sibling to the 2-door and 4-door Broncos. The Sport, which appears to be aimed at weekend warriors and a more general audience of would-be Bronco owners, debuts with a…

Conservation Journalist Kris Millgate Migrates with the Chinook

If the name Kris Millgate sounds familiar, it’s for good reason. She’s one of the preeminent conservation journalists of our time as well as the CEO of Tight Line Media, a conservation news and content production company based in Idaho Falls, Idaho. But Kris wasn’t always the successful, well-known storyteller that she is today. In…

Ford Sets High Bar for Factory 4×4 with New Bronco

Bronco is back, amid a substantial amount of fanfare and enthusiasm. Bolstering this iconic revival are some impressive stats that promise a highly capable, trail-ready, factory 4WD with a slew of optional upgrades. “We created the Bronco family to elevate every aspect of off-road adventure and equipped them with class-leading chassis hardware and exclusive technologies…

Sustainable Electric Transportation on Aotea with Motubikes

Aotea, also known as New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, is a Southern Pacific adventurer’s paradise. If you’re planning a visit, you’ll quickly learn that Aotea is a destination of diverse environments, with remote beaches, windswept sand dunes, rugged hill country, old-growth forests, and wetlands.   When exploring a pristine environment like this, it feels most…

Exciting Toyota Announcements for TRD Pro

Toyota has some exciting announcements this week, including new colors for the TRD Pro line, new performance wheels, shocks, and LED lighting for 4Runner, and Trail Special Editions coming this fall. TRD Pro Models To Offer New Color in 2021 Continuing with the new color tradition, TRD Pro welcomes Lunar Rock in 2021. Lunar Rock…

Featured Camper :: Scout Truck Campers Yoho

Scout truck campers, who recently released their flagship model, the Olympic, has a shiny new camper available for preorder: the Yoho. For any overlanders who are seeking the comfort and security that a hard-sided shelter offers, but who don’t want to tow a trailer, a truck camper like the Yoho could be the ideal combination…

XOverland Announces First Annual Overland Film Festival

Attention all overland filmmakers: Expedition Overland is hosting the first-ever annual Overland Film Festival this September and they want your film submissions! “The Overlander Film Fest is a worldwide film competition and presentation of short and long-form films based on authentic overland-style adventures. It is a recognition of storytelling and filmmaking amidst the backdrop of…

New Performance Upgrade Packages for Ford Ranger

Ford enthusiasts rejoice, the Ranger just got a whole lot more customizable straight from the dealership. New owners will soon have three optional levels of upgrades to choose from, adding improved performance and style to their 2019 or 2020 Ranger. These additional options come after Ford saw that most new owners were adding an average…

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. Flat…