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Overland SUV of the Year

Above: We made every effort to test each platform thoroughly, with evaluations occurring on five continents and over thousands of miles. While technical terrain performance is the most compelling (like testing the Defender in Namibia as…

What Camera Do I Need?

Words By Lisa Morris, photography by Jason Spafford.   Before setting off on your next getaway, road trip, or vacation of a lifetime, you may be in a quandary as to which camera to invest in….

The Little Bread Loaf That Could

A modern Bukhanka, making easy work of a mountain pass in Georgia. Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Gear 2021 Issue.   Bold but brutal, the UAZ-452 is a true one-of-a-kind experience—…

Lizard Skins Grips and Handlebar Tape

Lizard Skins, founded in 1993, has been manufacturing quality cycling accessories for almost three decades. They initially designed products to protect the bike and rider but have since expanded to gloves and grips. The company’s continued…

Club Ride Apparel

Club Ride is “mountain lifestyle clothing,” designed from a biking perspective but intentionally made to be multi-functional. Founder Mike Herlinger wanted to “create clothing that spoke to the lifestyle led by the mountain bikers, hikers, raft…

UBCO 2X2 App

As someone obsessed with cycling and overlanding, I’ve watched with interest as more electric bikes have come to market. I’m particularly intrigued by products that bridge the gap between bicycle and motorbike, thus offering comparable speed…

The 1958 Women’s Overland Himalayan Expedition

After traveling 8,000 miles over six weeks through Western Germany, Austria, Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey, Iran, and Pakistan, overland adventuresses Anne Davies, Eve Sims, and Antonia Deacock found themselves in Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s drawing…

JEEP Wrangler, New Half Doors

The Jeep brand, built on 80 years of heritage, is widely regarded as the authentic SUV. The company’s Wrangler has always been a vehicle synonymous with open-top fun, and the partnership between Jeep Performance Parts and…

A-Squared Bikes

I generally share stories from bikepacking adventures on mountainous dirt roads. Thus, one could be misled into thinking that I don’t particularly enjoy road riding or the thrill of a lightweight aero bike, which isn’t the…