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Hitting The Trails For The First Time? Here Are Some Off Road Basics

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Hitting The Trails For The First Time? Here Are Some Off Road Basics

So you’re ready to hit the trails for the first time. The thrill that is waiting for you out there can be exciting and exhilarating. Perhaps you don’t know where to start, but now that you’re ready to get out there, GearAmerica wants to be sure you are up to the challenge. The off-roading Jeep community is a tight-knit group that once you get talking to them, they are all more than willing to give you their tips and tricks and help you out. You’ll find that once you hit the trails the community will be there to guide you...

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Does What You Wear On The Trails Matter?

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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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Do You Know How to Read the Terrain when Off-Roading?

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Do You Know How to Read the Terrain when Off-Roading?

When you’re off-roading, you are aware that you need to alter the way you drive to fit the terrain. The last thing you want is to be surprised by a sudden change in the type of surface you’re driving on – especially when rounding a curve. Below are a couple of tips from GearAmerica on how to stay safe and read the terrain while you’re off-roading. Are You Driving in an Unfamiliar Place? Cruising around in a place you know well is one of the safest ways to minimize unexpected bumps in the road or sudden, dangerous changes in terrain....

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Hitting The Trails For The First Time? Here Are Some Off Road Basics

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?

Do You Know How to Read the Terrain when Off-Roading?

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