I remember the first time I held a Surefire flashlight in my sweaty little paws. It was not only insanely bright, it was a beautiful piece of mechanical artistry. I recall being impressed with the substantial feel of it as well as the amount of detail in the construction. Holding it to my face like…
Think it’s impossible to jump start a car from something that fits in a pocket? Well until recently it was, but the XP-1 has broken the barrier.
I really doubt there’s a single motorcycle rider out there who would tell you they like having their helmet covered in bugs. Fortunately there’s great products like Cycle Wipes out there to keep your visor clean and clear.
We try to minimize danger in everything we do, however sometimes a risk has to be taken. Jacking up a vehicle is sometimes one of those risks. Fortunately great tools like this help make that job a little safer.
A company that makes tool kits for motorcycles and… guitars?
We found this kit to be a perfect solution for capturing notes from the field, or just to jot down the events of the day.
After a prolonged and secretive build up, SPOT has finally launched the latest generation of their wildly successful GPS Satellite Messenger. Aptly named the Gen3, this new device includes a number of refined improvements guaranteed to make it a continued success. The most noticeable change is the reduced size. At only four ounces with overall…
We believe in buying products that look great, work great, and last forever. Deus Gripping Gloves do just that.
Chazz Layne shows us some of the coolest products from this years Overland Expo
While dehydration is no picnic and can ultimately kill you, drinking water rife with nasty critters can just as easily bring the Reaper or make you so sick you’ll be calling his name.
Expedition Portal investigates the ultimate recovery and work gloves for 4wd and overland environments
Built to provide the floatation of the common orange blocks Hi-lift users are familiar with, the Safe-Jack takes it one step further adding the safety of stability.
Compact and complete, the new Viking OffRoad Tire Repair Kit
Are you afraid of the dark?
Say you’re camping and just about to crack open a can of tomatoes for your stew when you realize — d’oh! — no can opener. If there are some rocks or, better yet, some concrete nearby, to scrape the top of the can on, you can get it open.
No can opener? No problem.
The overland market is growing at a rapid pace, which is providing for innovation and a wide range of new products. As a result, the team at Expedition Portal has started an industry award, Gear of the Year for multiple categories (each featured in a different article) and based upon their price point, with a…
Jonathan Hanson takes an in depth look at several of the best compressors
West County Explorers Club: Do you ever wonder how exactly a differential works? We all have a rough idea, but for a well-explained breakdown of the concepts, check out this instructional film from the 1930s. I think you’ll be hard-pressed to find a clearer explanation.
Bumpers for Expedition Travel
This modification was completed in preparation for our 2004 Sierra Madre Mexico expedition, which required a fuel range of 320 miles, with 270 miles off-highway.