Wednesday, September 7, 2022
New Horizons for Overlander.com
There’s no mistaking it, gearing up for a new expedition is almost as exciting as actually getting on the road. Here at Overlander we’re embarking on a new journey ourselves. We founded Overlander.com with a single vision: take a decade’s worth of global overland travel experience and use that knowledge to build a collection of overlanding gear that you can trust. Now, we're excited to share the launch of a complete website redesign for Overlander.com! Our hard-working development team has...
Thursday, September 22, 2022
What Rig? The Softroader Revolution
Can a crossover or a wagon really be a legit overland rig? They tick a lot of the right boxes: car-like comfort, all-wheel drive traction, and plenty of room for the family. What they lack in hard-core off-road capability, they make up for in other ways. Is the softroader the future of overlanding? Crossing Over A challenge that a great deal of would-be explorers face is simply the question of whether or not to buy a completely dedicated overland rig. Maintain one vehicle for daily commuting...
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Pole to Pole - Batteries for Your Overlander
Batteries are the lifeblood of your vehicle. They get your engine started in the morning, power your driving tunes, recharge your electronics and keep your food cold. Without them, your overlanding adventure would truly be impossible.Given their importance it’s crucial to build your system around a high-quality power source and make sure you know how to take care of it well. We really geek out on electrical systems around here, but for all their potential complexity and convenience, they'd be...
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Rigs of Overland Expo Mountain West
One of the joys of attending Overland Expo is checking out the amazing overland builds that people from all over the country (and the world) are working on. From mega global travel rigs, to classic Land Cruisers, there's something for everybody. Old School Iron It's no secret around here that my favorite overland platform is the Land Rover Defender. Despite its primitive construction and reputation for, ahem, let's call it… giving you plenty of chances to meet the locals, it's still the...