If you haven’t heard of RawHyde’s Adventure Days yet, it is an overland and adventure motorcycle training event planned for February. Their location is about an hour north of Los Angeles in the beautiful Mojave Desert. This location provides easy access for all of our friends in the Southwest, especially SoCal.
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal, Fall 2017 When most people envision New Mexico, they picture the outlines of rocky plateaus, desert sunsets, and Native American culture. It’s understandable, as you can certainly find these things in abundance throughout the state, but there is also something more: the Continental Divide. Drivers…
“Expedition Portal gets a first look at the newest, and most durable MaxTrax yet.” I remember the first time we really, really, really needed Maxtrax. The Expeditions 7 team was deep into the Canning Stock Route in Australia and encountered a half-mile long, water-logged track. We had already been stuck many times that day, but…
Publisher Scott Brady wraps up our long-term Land Rover project, adding interior storage, electronics, and a locking differential.
They say that everything is bigger in Texas, and standing in the heart of Big Bend National Park you’d sure believe it. It’s a land of burning sunsets, soaring mesas, and enchanting vistas that sprawl toward the horizon until meeting softly with the deep blue of the West Texas sky. A place of simplicity and…
Picture Arizona in your mind; imagine traveling the back roads and observing its landscapes. What do you see? For many people, it’s a sprawling desert dotted with cacti—a place of desolation where sunbaked sands cover endless miles of countryside. But this state has a secret, one that you’ll discover if you venture into the forested…
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…
Big lugs or little knobbies. Which is best for you. We address some of the basics.
Can you mix different motor oils without damaging the engine?
We address the overland pros and cons of manual cogs versus a slushbox transmission.
With no one else to count on but yourself, you had better be prepared.
You better know before you go.
You bought the capable truck. Do you know how to drive it?
For the first time in the U.S., a Women’s only off-road navigation rally will be held
Is your rig overloaded?
The driving experts at Team O’Neil explain the finer points of maximizing traction.
Bruce Elfstrom walks us through the safe and effective use of an important recovery tool
On the road for over a decade, Coen and Karin-Marijke have learned a thing or two about maintaining forward progress.
The Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame launches the inaugural 4×4 Drive for Excellence Celebrity Pro Am.