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Does What You Wear On The Trails Matter?

Posted by Roger Bobrock on

Does What You Wear On The Trails Matter?

Probably the last thing you think about before hitting the trails is what you wear. With all the gear and modifications that we make to our vehicles, many of us may not be considering this important basic. We load up our Jeep with all the supplies we need for the day, pick a trail, and hit the road never considering what should be considered a basic. In reality, no matter what we choose to wear, we are going to get dirty and probably rip something. But at times we do our best to stand out with a fashion choice or...

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What Essentials Do You Need to Take Along When Off-Roading?

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What Essentials Do You Need to Take Along When Off-Roading?

No matter the type of set up on your ride, or how confident and experienced you are as a driver, you’re going to run into problems now and again when off-roading. The important part isn’t to try and avoid mishaps and problems; it’s how you deal with them when they inevitably occur. As Drake said, “I was born to make mistakes, not to fake perfection.” That being said, here are a few must-have pieces of equipment every off-roader should keep close. A Few Solid Boards Have you ever wondered what it’s like to change a tire on the soft, muddy...

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What Do You Do When Your 4x4 Begins to Slide?

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What Do You Do When Your 4x4 Begins to Slide?

Depending on where and when you go off-roading, the terrain can change dramatically in a matter of moments. If, and when, you find yourself on slippery terrain, you’re probably going to slide from time-to-time. Sliding can be a nerve-wracking experience if you don’t know how to respond. Luckily, there is a way to handle the slide and get yourself back in control. There are a few different types of slides you can experience when offroading, including uphill, downhill, and driving on a side slope. Below is a brief explanation from your friends at GearAmerica on how to control each type...

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READY TO WINCH? TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A SAFE AND EFFECTIVE OFF ROAD RECOVERY

Posted by Verne Simons on

READY TO WINCH? TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A SAFE AND EFFECTIVE OFF ROAD RECOVERY

We’ve spent thousands of hours out on the trail, and as a result, we’ve seen our fair share of winching scenarios gone wrong. There are many important factors to take into consideration when winching. So many that chapters of books, if not entire books have been written on the subject. From where you stand when a winch is under load, to what not to do with your winch rope or cable there are many things you can do right or wrong and we’re here to show you some of the ways to use your winch properly. Our hope is that...

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Does What You Wear On The Trails Matter?

What Essentials Do You Need to Take Along When Off-Roading?

What Do You Do When Your 4x4 Begins to Slide?

READY TO WINCH? TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A SAFE AND EFFECTIVE OFF ROAD RECOVERY

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