• Home
  • /
  • Author: Scott Brady

Bollinger Motors’ Cab Chassis is Overland Camper Ready

Electric vehicle innovation is coming at a rapid pace, and it is quite clear that commercial applications are directly in their sights. This also good for overland travelers, as commercial application trucks and vans often have the payload, simplicity, and durability desired for backcountry travel. With that, Bollinger Motors has released its new cab/chassis model,…

what is overlanding

What is Overlanding? :: Podcast #18

The Overland Journal Podcast #18 Principles of Overlanding :: What is Overlanding? Summary: For this Principles of Overlanding, Scott and Matt discuss the history of the term “overland,” and how to properly define it within the context of experience, with input from a large quorum of other overland travelers. They also pose a series of…

Equipt Announces Their “Overlander” Stimulus Package

Editor’s Note: This is a news release to make our readers aware of a small business promotion.  This press release is unedited and as supplied by Equipt.   PRESS RELEASE :: ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE Weekly Discounts Now through May on Equipt’s Most Popular Products SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Thursday, 4/23/2020 – Equipt Expedition Outfitters,…

Videos of the Week :: Driven to Extremes

Mac Mackenney is a legend in overland and expedition planning, completing logistics for major overland endeavors, including several by Ranulph Fiennes (The Greatest Living Explorer). Here are a few of his recent videos for a good skills download. Youtube Channel | driventoextremes.org | maxadventure.co.uk Note: Mac and his organization do a lot to help military…

The Gryffin 250 Vintage Scrambler

For this motorcycle Monday, we engage a bit of whimsy and look at an American-made 250 Scrambler. Janus Motorcycles  was founded by Devin Biek and Richard Worsham, and the bikes are produced by hand in Goshen, Indiana. The majority of the components are produced by Janus themselves, while a significant number are also sourced domestically…

Podcast #16 :: Rooftop Tent or Ground Tent or Wedge Camper for Overlanding?

The Overland Journal Podcast #16 Principles of Overlanding :: RTT vs. Ground Tent vs. Swag vs. Habitat vs. Sleeping in the vehicle Summary: For this Principles of Overlanding podcast, Matt and Scott discuss the best sleeping solutions for an overland camp. They review the options of a Rooftop Tent (RTT) vs. a Ground Tent vs….

Garmin Launches Their New Zūmo XT Motorcycle GPS :: Overland News

For adventure motorcyclists, easy-to-read, reliable navigation is a necessity. We cannot be fumbling with our phones and trying to scroll through touch screens that do not work with gloved hands. The screen needs to be bright and daylight readable, while also working with polarized glasses. This is why ADV motorcycling still has one of the…

Patriot Campers Launches Their New X3

Overland News: Patriot has built a reputation for producing extreme quality overland trailers designed to survive the Australian Outback. From that foundation of reliability and durability, they have also started to evolve their camping systems and solutions, adding comfort and ease of setup.   One of the realities of long-distance remote travel is bad weather,…

Thank You, Chris Cordes

A Special Thanks to Chris Cordes for his time as Editor of Expedition Portal. We wish him all the success in his new role with the OnX Mapping Team. I still remember the first day that Chris Cordes started working at Overland Journal, interning from the management program at Embry Riddle University. We knew he…

Premium Windows and Doors for Overland Vans and Campers

Small Business Spotlight: As overland travel and vanlife become more popular, DIY owners and new camper manufacturers are popping up every day looking for better products, more reliable solutions, and the brands with the best overall value. This is also true with van and camper windows, doors, and hatches. Their utility is wide-reaching, including bed…

Motorcycle Roof (Seat) Top Tent :: News

NEW PRODUCT Giant Loop Introduces First Seat Top Tent for Adventure Motorcycles (BEND, OREGON USA) Adventure proof packing systems innovator Giant Loop has introduced the world’s first seat-top tent for motorcycles, the EXPANDER™ Adventure STT Tent. Weighing in at just under 20 lbs., the EXPANDER™ mounts to virtually any adventure touring motorcycle, providing 100 square feet of hazard free living…

Land Rover Deploys Global Fleet to Support Emergency Response :: News

During these challenging times, manufacturers are providing assistance by producing ventilators (like GM and others), and supplying vehicles for emergency support and response (like Land Rover). These are unique times, so it is encouraging to see where corporations are helping.  To donate towards the Red Cross efforts, click here: https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CORONAVIRUS:…

1234