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The 50th SCORE Baja 1000
Have you ever wanted to see the inside of a Trophy Truck? How about wondering what “Contingency” is all about at a big race? This year we were part of Jessi Comb’s pursuit of being the first woman to drive the entire race, all 1100 plus miles, herself. Yes,... Read more
SAHARA – A Clean Survivor Built to Explore
For the past few years I searched for a TJ Wrangler to build as a backcountry exploring vehicle. The TJ has the dimensions of the CJ7, a strong frame, and a coil/link suspension that provides a good ride and articulation off-road. The only problem was finding a clean one,... Read more
Still a Jeep Favorite…The CJ66
While this Jeep was first released at SEMA in 2016, it appeared again there this year… It was also one of seven concepts that Jeep and Mopar brought to the 2017 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. It was constructed using a Wrangler TJ frame, 1966 Jeep Wrangler CJ... Read more
Jeep Down Under… More Awesome Photos of the Next Generation Wrangler
The Jeep crew has been busy in New Zealand playing with the Next Generation Jeep Wrangler – getting ready for the December debut at the LA Auto Show – and our friends at Road & Track were there to capture some more great images. We expect to see a... Read more
Keep Your Distance – Or Not? Proper Trail Spacing…
Special from Tom Severin, Badlands Offroad Adventure Four wheeling, especially when multiple vehicles are involved, requires teamwork to be successful. Everyone must be on the same page for the trip to come off without a hitch—or as flawlessly as possible. Something as basic as vehicle spacing can affect parts... Read more
California Governor Signs Crucial OHV Bill into Law
Special from CORVA, the California Off-Road Vehicle Association In 1982, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2397 that created the Off Highway Motorized Vehicle Recreation Program within the Department of Parks and Recreation. This afternoon his office notified the California Off-Road Vehicle Association (CORVA) that the Governor just... Read more
The Outbound Collective – Chase your G.O.A.T. [video]
The Outdoor Community… rather than the “Offroad Community” is full of like minded individuals that share the same passions… the passion to be outdoors. When I first came across these folks I was sure they were against motorized recreation, i.e. Jeeping. But I was wrong. This group is best... Read more
ModernJeeperForum’s $5000 Jeep Parts Giveaway!
UPDATED! 2X, 3X, 4X YOUR CHANCE TO WIN BY REFERRING YOUR FRIENDS! The last chance to enter is December 15, so get out there and refer your Jeep loving friends… when they register they just need to put down your forum Username as the referrer, and you get another... Read more
Are You a Road’s Scholar?
Special from Tom Severin, Badlands Offroad Adventure. Off-road vehicles aren’t exactly sports cars. In fact, just the opposite. We can’t safely drive then the same way as our family car. They take longer to stop, are less stable in fast turns, and sometimes have poor visibility. Poor drivers (the... Read more
Saving the Deer Valley Trail of Northern California
Modern jeepers and many four-wheeling volunteers stepped up to help save the famous California trail, Deer Valley, located in the high Sierra Nevada mountains weaving its way through a non-Wilderness corridor of the Mokelumne Wilderness (Eldorado and Stanislaus National Forests).   Closed by court order several years ago, the... Read more