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OAUSA BorregoFest

BorregoFest 2012

If late October finds you in Southern California longing for adventure, or just a weekend getaway, swing by Outdoor Adventure USA’s annual BorregoFest.

The Top 10: Overland Vehicle Kit


Without a doubt the most common question we get at Expedition Portal is: “What do I need to buy to go overlanding, fourwheeling, car camping, etc?” With the assumption that the goal is exploration and not recreational ‘off-roading’ in a group, this is our top ten purchase list, in order of importance. 

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Deaver Spring 10 Leaf Pack

Deaver Spring Manufacturing, Custom 10 Leaf Pack   Sierra Madre of Mexico       Full military wrap and tapered ends   Just the thickness of the springs adds an inch over stock height     Statistics Deaver Springs: Total Number of Leaves: 10Total Arch to Top of Leaf Packs: 10.5″Pack Thickness: 2.5″Eye Bolt Center…

Toyota Tacoma Demello Rock Sliders

Toyota Tacoma Demello Rock Sliders       Fully welded .120 wall 1.75″ tubing   .25″ plates and gussets     Rock Slider Benefits Rocker Protection is one of the most critical modifications to be added to a vehicle intended for challenging terrain. Properly designed rocker panel protection provides several benefits in addition to guarding…

Columbia Overland: An Interview with Larry Grubbs

Columbia Overland: An interview with Larry Grubbs

Columbia Overland is a premium vehicle outfitter located in the Pacific Northwest that specializes in Land Rover service and modifications for all popular overland platforms. Their reputation has been built by producing high-quality skid plates, suspension components and interior panels for Rovers, but that ingenuity has extended to the Toyota Tacoma as well with their new dual-battery tray. Their line of products extend from campaign furniture to satellite phones.

We spent some time with Larry Grubbs, one of the company principles talking about their product offerings and design/testing philosophy.

Website: www.columbiaoverland.com

ALL-NEW DEFENDER CONCEPT

LAND ROVER SHOWS PHOTOS OF NEW DEFENDER WHICH WILL BE RELEASED AT THE 2011 FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW

    • Land Rover confirms its global intention to launch a new Defender in 2015, with no current decision on whether or not the next generation Defender will come to the North American markets

    • Land Rover DC100 investigates the potential future direction of the iconic Defender
    • Demonstrates the future of Land Rover capability and versatility
    • Design team led by Gerry McGovern

 

Land Rover released photos today of the DC100, a modern interpretation of the iconic Land Rover Defender, which will make its debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Land Rover Defender DC100 Concept

 

Remote Medical International: Overland Rally Spotlight

Overland Rally Washington: An Interview with Remote Medical International’s (RMI) CEO, Andrew Cull The Overland Rallies and Workshops are community events held in California, the Northwest, the Northeast and the Southeast.  These events bring hundreds of adventure travelers and dozens of industry vendors together in easy to access locations for education symposiums, adventure presentations and…

AllRad Show 2010 – Camper Inspiration

If you are looking for the latest ideas for your next Overland vehicle, there is one show you can’t miss. The Abenteuer & Allrad in Bad Kissingen show in Germany is the largest gathering of expedition vehicles in the world. Expedition Portal was lucky to have one of his members on site. Here are some…

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