Tag: off road

10 roadtrip essentials I never leave without

Coulda-woulda-shoulda packed that. I can’t count the number of times I’ve found myself saying something like, “If only I had packed the (blank) we wouldn’t be in this mess.” I’ve said it time and time again, having the right gear on hand can make a huge difference. It might not make a difference every time […]

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Tires on the mind, the search for the right tire

I’ve got tires on my mind. I’m not even in immediate need of new tires — My Nittos are holding up just fine.  The reason I’ve got tires on my mind is I’m planning to upsize sometime next year. In late spring or early summer, I’d like to move up to a 33-inch tire. That’s a […]

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Misadventures off-road in the iron range

It could have been worse. It could have tipped. In mid-August, while visiting my family in Duluth , I decided to take my little brother on a trip out to Gilbert, Minnesota, to do a little off-roading at the Iron Range OHV Park. This was my second time visiting the park which offers everything from […]

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How we found the best off-road bumper for our rig

It wasn’t until recently that I started thinking about swapping my Jeep’s lightweight plastic bumper for one better suited for the off-road abuse I was likely to experience while wheeling. I wanted something that looked good, would improve my clearances and allow me to modify my Jeep in the future. Before we go any further, I […]

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Introducing Project Wrangler

The thing about owning a Jeep — Specifically a Wrangler — is once you start working on one you never really finish. I wish I’d known that before I purchased mine earlier this year. Honestly it wouldn’t have stopped me. I was hell bent on owning a Wrangler. It’s not that it’s always breaking down, […]

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