Suspension. More often than not, it’s the most important upgrade when modifying any vehicle, particularly when building one for off-road use. Without a proper lift, many trails become unnecessarily hazardous, as difficult terrain can easily damage your vehicle’s undersides when riding at factory height. Also, without
Picture, if you will, a beach in Miami (yes, that Miami)—what are the things that spring to mind? Glittering white sand, blameless blue skies, the rolling of warm surf, sun-kissed girls in teeny-tiny bikinis—possibly a hand-rolled cigar bought on the sly from a street vendor on
Confidence is key. Whether you’re leaving camp for a day of kayaking or you’re getting a kick out of shooting in the open wild, you don’t want to think about your valuables being stolen or having your firearms unsecured around children. Knowing that your property is safe
Southern Oregon is home to some of the most incredible national forests in the Pacific Northwest, and the southwest corner of the state has its share of impressive examples: Rogue River-Siskiyou, Klamath, Umpqua, Fremont-Winema and more all showcase the kind of natural beauty that has long
Many American households still have a full-sized truck that serves as a second vehicle, work truck and/or weekend outdoor adventure-mobile. While you can just throw your camping and outdoor sports gear into the back of your pickup and go, wouldn’t it be even better if you
Being the backpacking and fishing mecca that Patagonia is, it probably hasn’t been brought to your attention that the way to see it is actually by car. Okay—full disclosure—you’ll have a heck of a time at the border crossings, but you’re reading a magazine called Tread.
A handful of car and truck models have survived through the decades: the Volkswagen Beetle, Ford F-150, and Chevrolet Corvette immediately come to mind. However, none of these legends hews as closely to its original form as the iconic Land Rover Defender. The Defender was developed