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.
Auspit is an Australian made portable rotisserie that is lightweight and packable. With several configurations the Auspit provides a unique cooking solution for an overland camp or for your back yard!
Light weight and compact storage dimensions.
I wanted to make an awning that would interface with my Thule rack, and provide an easy set-up/tear down. This is an initial prototype, but it has proven to work pretty well. Awning Design Rack Parts: Thule Parts- Thule Hull-A-Port Kayak Rack (835) Thule QuickDraw Ratcheting Boat Straps (855) Thule Aero Foot…
Tire Selection for Expedition Travel
I have found through the years that a freezer/fridge is an essential comfort accessory for vehicle dependent expedition travel. While traveling in Mexico it can be difficult to find ice, and food is often spoiled, or damage from the water that has collected in the cooler. For a minor weight penalty (over a traditional cooler…
Demello Off-Road Frame Reinforcement
Why Coil-Overs on an Expedition Vehicle?
Reasons to Include a Hand Winch with Your Recovery Kit The hand winch provides several key benefits as either the primary extraction tool, or as a compliment to a vehicle mounted electronic winch. In my experience using the device, it is the unit’s flexibility that proves most compelling. With the hand winch, the operator has…
Winter 2007, N69 26.70 W133 01.60
This is a rocking little machine. They also released a full line of lenses from zooms to fisheyes to go with it.
With major increases in exhibitors in the truck, SUV and off-road area. There were fewer “new ideas” than in years past, but more practical application of existing concepts.
On the Cliffhanger Trail with Warn. Expedition Portal was driving a 2011 AEV HEMI converted JK with 37″ tires – fun is an understatement.
My Favorite Things- Snow Peak By Scott Brady In our travels we use and abuse all manner of equipment and vehicles, some fairing better than others and most just going through the thankless act of functioning as advertised. However, there are certain products or brands that manage to rise above the clank and…
After 2 winters of using the Mattracks it is time for a user report.
The Arizona Land Rover Owners club provided another exceptional event in 2011, hosting over 70 vehicles and hundreds of Land Rover enthusiasts in Gold Canyon. This is one of my favorite events every year because of the level of organization and the fact that I have known many of these characters since 2001! They really are a…
The only three things you need to travel the world – assuming you have clothes on.
In the compact camera segment, it is difficult to stand apart from the throngs of offerings. Olympus has taken a unique approach by releasing best in offering cameras with highly specialized functionality.
You get what you pay for. .
We tested 12-volt winches to their limits – and beyond (originally published by Overland Journal in the Gear Issue, 2009) By Chris Marzonie