It’s an unexplained phenomenon, but as soon as people set out on a vacation they assume they’re shielded from harm by an invisible bubble. That couldn’t be further from the truth. As an adventure travel guide for a decade, I told my clients before every outing that even romantic diversions like cycling through French vineyards…
The other day I ran into the proud owner of a well-built four-wheel drive. Eager to talk shop, he began to list a few of the numerous pieces of equipment he had installed on his new vehicle. The list included 37-inch tires, aftermarket wheels, a 4-inch lift, lights, a roof rack, a front bumper, and…
Anyone who knows me is aware that I’m the guy, or was, who’s always asking for a knife to borrow. I used to not like toting around a blade, and certainly wasn’t particular about the ones I did manage to carry. Then I started getting spoiled by having a knife on me at all times,…
ARB throws a splash of tech at their classic inflator
ARB illuminates us with their latest adventure light
I’m not sure how it happened, but I’ve become somewhat of a multi-tool nerd. I think it started while evaluating tools for an extensive review for the Fall 2016 issue of Overland Journal. In that roundup I tested Gerber’s Multi-Plier 600 Basic and was impressed with its ease of use, thoughtful selection of functions, and…
The power of a chainsaw in your back pocket.
There are two types of guys in the world. There are knife guys, and there are guys with knives. I tend to fall in the latter group and while I love to geek out on gear, I don’t pretend to possess the acumen of a genuine blade guru. That doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a…
Never deal with a stuck zipper again
Great gifts don’t have to break the bank.
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While most of the project vehicles at SEMA have become the bastions of bad taste, there are still fantastic products and new innovations to be found. For this product showcase, I review some of the more notable offerings. WARN: Each year Warn manages to not only release new products, but also stay true to…
Overlanding goes upscale with a new venue for Overland Expo East.
Should you add some brawn to the sharp end of your vehicle, or leave it stock?
A daily carry knife built to withstand anything you throw at it
Don’t let a flat tire be your first and only indicator of low air pressure.
France’s most popular pocket knife is still going strong.
One-click printing on any standard printer and at no cost.
Multi-function Swiss Precision.
A water-proof heat resistant wrap that is 100 times stronger than duct-tape