Author: Mike G

With the success of kayak fishing in recent years, it has opened the fishing world up to alternative fishing applications. One application that appealed to me was jet ski fishing. The application is gaining popularity state-side, with fishos in Florida galavanting around the Keys on...

Travelling in a convoy is safer than driving alone but only if all parties know the driving procedures involved. If one person in the convoy is unaware of safe convoy driving procedures, it can make the whole situation unsafe. A chain is only as strong...

I recently sold my Toyota Landcruiser. Going through the whole performance of selling a 4WD really irritates me. It is a lot of hassle for the seller. 4WDers are a discerning bunch (myself included) and I spent a lot of time answering questions and arranging...

Environmentalism and 4WDing don't often go hand in hand. But there is no reason why they shouldn't. 4WDers love the outdoors and nature; they should be 100% behind any attempts to preserve and protect it for future generations. In my experience, most 4WD enthusiasts share my...

Sand is one of the most challenging terrains to drive on, especially in a heavy 4WD which could get bogged down at any moment. This is why it is imperative to arm yourself with the knowledge of how to perform a safe and successful sand-recovery...

When it comes to changing the rubber on 4WDs, heaps of people go for bigger tyres, although they aren’t really sure what they are getting themselves in for. I recently made the switch on my vehicle. I swapped the old 31s for a set of...

Before heading off into the crimson horizon, adventurous campers meticulously inspect their gear, their car, and their water stores, but few inspect themselves. The outback is an extreme environment and is tough on your belongings, but it is equally tough on your body and mind....

Many off-roaders, myself included, taught ourselves. I never had any form of off-road driving instruction or tutoring. I started learning to off-road with a beaten-up Toyota and a full tank of petrol when I was 21. As a result, my off-road driving technique, as far...

It's easy to lose your way in a conversation about rims. I get bored of hearing strings of numbers and letters and easily lose track of where the conversation is going. Here is a quick guide to give you all the info on rims, so...

Once you have exhausted all the trails within cycling distance of your home, you will need to think about buying a bike rack. The right bike rack for you will depend on a number of factors, what kind of car you have, how many bikes...