1985 Land Rover Defender 90 TDi

Land Rover Defender 90 7

1985 was just the second year of production for the Land Rover Defender 90 model, it was closely related to the short wheelbase Land Rover Series III but it included a number of small improvements that together would have a major impact on both on and off-road performance. The now antiquated leaf springs had finally…

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog Doppelkabine

Mercedes-Benz Unimog

The Mercedes-Benz Unimog is the German equivalent of the British Land Rover, the American Jeep and the Japanese Land Cruiser – It’s a function-first 4×4 with military, agricultural and leisure uses that’s spawned its own rabidly loyal, global fan club. Much like the Land Rover, the Unimog was developed in the years just after WWII…

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Class 1/2-1600 Desert Racer

Class 12 1600 Desert Racer

This VW-engined desert racer is the championship winning car from both the 2012 and 2013 Best in the Desert (BITD) series, it was built by Bunderson Racing and is now being offered for sale to those who’ve always wanted to kick up some sand and compete in events like the Baja 1000. The car itself…

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Connect Tree Tent

Connect Tree Tent

The Connect Tree Tent is the latest offering from Tentsile, the original tree tent company. We’ve featured their previous creations and they’ve always been very popular – this new design is an evolution of their first tree tent, it’s designed to be useable on its own for two people or interlinked with 3 or more…

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Jeep: The Adventure Never Stops

jeep book

Jeep: The Adventure Never Stops is a biography of the world’s most famous 4×4, and the vehicle that spawned the SUV domination we’re seeing in the modern world’s auto markets. The original Jeep was famously designed in a single day by Karl Probst at the request of the US Army. The remarkable ability and usefulness…

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Road To Baja – Documentary

road to baja documentary

Road To Baja is a documentary covering the story of Radek Burkat and Andrew Krynen who decided, with very little preparation, to race in the Baja 1000 in 2008. It’s an interesting and candid look into what it takes to compete in one of the toughest desert races in the world, the film is 45…

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Rally Navigator

Rally Navigator 1_Fotor

Rally Navigator is a new and very clever way of creating roadbooks, an essential method of touring cross country used by Paris-Dakar competitors and other cross country endurance racers the world over. Up until now, the only way to create a roadbook was to hire a professional or shell out a small fortune to buy…

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Kaufmann Mercantile Camping Gear Giveaway

Kaufmann Mercantile Camping Collection

The Kaufmann Mercantile Camping selection for 2014 is an expansive list spread out over 3 pages, each of the curated items is individually selected by the team who place significant emphasis on handmade, high quality goods that are designed to last decades rather than months. Rather than try to feature everything in the camping section (which…

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F4 Helmet by Klim

KLIM F4

The F4 Helmet by Klim is one of the most well ventilated full-face helmets currently on the market, its focus on warm weather usability is something we don’t see with many full-face lids and it’s absolutely essential for those of us in warmer climates. The F4 is built using aerospace fibreglass, carbon fibre and Kevlar®…

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Triumph Tiger XC Special Edition

triumph tiger 800 XC SE motorcycle

The 2014 Triumph Tiger XC Special Edition is a tweaked version of the 800cc Tiger XC, an off-road touring motorcycle that’s selling as fast as Triumph can roll them out of their Hinckley-based factory. The Tiger is powered by a triple cylinder 800cc, water-cooled engine that also doubles as a stressed frame member. The steel…

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