Champion of the Desert : King of the Hammers 2018

If you are not in the know, King of the Hammers is about to crown its next king. This crazy event is described as the “toughest one-day off-road race in the world.” All you have to do is look at all the photos and videos circling the web to know just how true (or perhaps understated) that is. It is pure off-road, desert racing, rock crawling madness.  With more than 10 classes of vehicles, there are hundreds of drivers competing in these matches.   Continue reading “Champion of the Desert : King of the Hammers 2018”

Off-Road Tire and Winch Advice

Are you getting ready to take a trip off the beaten path?  There’s two major, yet simple, things to consider first: tires and winches.  Here’s what you need to know about outfitting your truck or SUV with the right tires and winch for off-roading. Off-Road Tire and Winch - Shannon Campbell for Fox Racing Shox Continue reading “Off-Road Tire and Winch Advice”

Essential Off-Road Gear for Beginners

Are you ready to begin off-roading as a serious hobby? There’s a lot to be excited about, but there’s also a lot to prepare for. Off-roading requires more foresight than jumping into your 4×4 and going full speed towards the dunes (or bog or trails or whatever).

Off-Road Gear for Beginners

Before you leave home, you must outfit your rig with the gear you’ll need to get unstuck. The fact is, off-roading is about getting stuck. If you don’t get hopelessly stuck at least once, you’re probably not doing it right. At the very least, you’re probably not challenging yourself or your vehicle.

Here’s a simple guide for those who are just starting out in the off-road community. Continue reading “Essential Off-Road Gear for Beginners”