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Video of the Week: Harley Davidson Pan America Off-Road Test

Harley Davidson ruffled a few feathers when they revealed their 1250cc Pan America adventure touring bike this year, but we’re not mad. In fact, we love seeing manufacturers mix things up and do the unexpected. It keeps things interesting. If you missed the release, you can check out Heather’s article which covers some of this…

Video of the Week: Principles of Overlanding – Vehicle Selection

We often fall in love with a particular vehicle for emotional reasons and automatically decide that it’s the rig we need. Maybe we have fond memories from our childhood of driving around the forest with our father in his old Land Cruiser. Naturally, when we begin looking for our own adventure vehicle, experiences like the…

Video of the Week: Principles of Overlanding – What is Overlanding?

If you find yourself wondering what the term overlanding actually means, don’t feel bad. This is an extremely common question, and with many advertising efforts latching on to and often using the term interchangeably with off-road or 4WD, we understand the confusion. In the simplest terms, overlanding is vehicle-based adventure travel. In today’s video of…

Video of the Week: 2021 Ford Tremor Diesel Overland Review

Join Scott for a test drive of Ford’s new 2021 Tremor, a powerful full-size pickup with serious off-road chops. In addition to its standard 3,400-pound payload, 20,000-pound towing capacity, and 1000 pound-feet of torque, the Tremor can be factory optioned with a Warn winch, rear locker, front mechanical limited-slip differential, 35-inch tires, and a 2-inch…

Video of the Week: 1990 Leyland Daf T244 Expedition Truck Build

The Leyland Daf T244 is a 4-tonne British Army vehicle that was manufactured in Lancashire in Northwest England. Owner Alex Jackson bought this truck specifically because of its 12-valve Cummins 6BT engine and spent roughly $70-thousand (Canadian) total between the truck and the habitat build. Alex performed a slew of upgrades including adding a custom…

Video of the Week: 2021 Sniper X Overland Off-road Trailer

In this week’s video, Scott takes the new Sniper X overland trailer out in the Prescott National Forest for a proper hands-on test. While the profile of this trailer may look similar to other trailers from Down Under, it has some notable differences. The dry weight of this trailer is 1,800 pounds, and with a…

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Video of the Week: Putting the Toyota Hilux Through the Wringer

Is the legendary Toyota Hilux really as good as they say? The boys at WhistlinDiesel seem hell-bent on determining the answer to that question. But honestly, I’m not sure how I feel about this video. Entertained? 100%, but also a little bit sad to see such a cherry of a truck pushed past its limits….

Video of the Week: Baja Like Nowhere Else

Have you ever made the long journey down the 1200 kilometer-long Baja Peninsula? It’s a diverse sliver of land, a spectacular setting where the desert meets the ocean and a rich cultural experience awaits. While Baja has historically seen fishing and ranching as major sources of income for its residents, agritourism is expanding, providing more…

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Video of the Week: Van Life is Overrated

Is #vanlife overrated? Jake Frew brings up some great points about living life on the road, be it in a campervan, trailer, or another vehicle like a Subaru hatchback. In my own experience, down-sizing my belongings and moving into a campervan with my partner was a wonderful experience. But just like conventional life, you will…

Overland Journal Podcast Episode 43 : Interview with David Soza

In episode 43 of the Overland Journal podcast, Scott Brady interviews David Soza on the merits of minimalism, along with the essential design considerations for expedition campers. They also take a deep dive into critical Tacoma modifications for strength and durability. David shares his experiences living remote and off the grid, along with lessons learned…

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Video of the Week: Never Ride Alone

There are few humans out there willing to endure physical hardship like Scott Englund in Never Ride Alone. But watching this film, I understood him; I understand the desire to attain something everyone else thinks is crazy—a goal that takes up so much space in your brain there is no longer room for reason, so…

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Video of the Week: Scout Campers Kenai Walk-through

The much anticipated Scout Campers Kenai, which has been available for pre-order since fall of 2020, is almost here. It’s the largest camper in Scout’s lineup, ideally suited for full-sized pickup trucks with 6.5-foot (or bigger) beds. Read our previous article featuring the Kenai for more details about this lightweight yet functional slide-in truck camper….