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Budapest-Bamako Rally

Budapest-Bamako Rally Toils Toward Sierra Leone

Every two years, a new Budapest-Bamako Rally launches from organizer Andrew Szabo’s home city of Budapest, and the rally has grown by leaps and bounds since the inaugural event in 2005. The first stages of the 2024 Rally left Hungary’s capital on January 26, and theoretically, some percentage of the original 1,100 competitors will reach…

Lexus GX 550 Overtrail+

Lexus GX 550 Overtrail+ :: First Drive

I’ve always considered the Lexus LX and GX lineup luxury forward vehicles that became popular for adventure travel after the fact. I thought buying a used LX or GX and outfitting it for overlanding was somehow cracking the code, creating an extra-fancy Land Cruiser—an idea that brilliantly pushed the limits of normal consideration. Over the…

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Overland News of the Week

Goose Gear Announces New Products for Ineos Grenadier In this week’s overland news, our very own Scott Brady is Crossing the African Continent in the Ineos Grenadier and has so far reported that it has exceeded his expectations. Goose Gear similarly understands the vehicle’s significance and potential and has subsequently revealed a lineup of products…

Overland Africa trailer

XOverland Africa Series Trailer Drops February 1

The release of a new XOverland film series is always a widely anticipated event in the overland world, and their latest adventure promises to be their most ambitious to date. Clay and Rachelle Croft, and the rest of the team dropped a handful of teaser trailers for the new series in the last couple of…

CABDR-North Video Released

Backcountry Discovery Routes (BDR) is about to announce the layout of their latest creation, the Northern California BDR, or CABDR-North. The new route completes a continuous BDR from Mexico to Canada. The reveal happens on Saturday, February 17, when their feature-length film premieres in Sacramento, California. Meantime, whet your curiosity on the trailer. Watch as…

Transglobal Car Expedition

Transglobal Car Expedition Sets Off From New York

On January 9th, the Transglobal Car Expedition set off from a rainy New York City on an extraordinary 18-month adventure—the first wheeled surface circumnavigation of the Earth through both geographic poles. Utilizing three different types of off-road vehicles, a team comprised of some of the world’s best polar explorers will attempt a journey that combines…

rebelle rally registration 2024

Rebelle Rally Registration Returns

The 2024 edition of the Rebelle Rally may be 10 months away, but Rebelle Rally registration for this year is open now. Don’t think you can dilly-dally, however, since slots are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you’re looking to round out that list of New Year’s resolutions, there’s no better time than the…

Dakar Rally 2024

Dakar Rally 2024 Off to a Rough Start

The world’s most famous off-road rally raid—known simply as the Dakar—kicked off on Friday, January 5, with the usual fanfare and lineup of bikes, cars, trucks, and classics, featuring some of the most recognizable names in motorsport. However, the two-week endurance race across the Arabian peninsula is off to a rocky start after only three…

overland job board

Expedition Portal Launches the Overland Job Board

The outdoor and adventure travel industries have expanded by leaps and bounds in the last few years, and the growth in those spaces has shown no signs of slowing. This is a good thing—not only does it drive positive vectors for employment and profitability, but also for global sustainability. With huge companies like Patagonia and…