Adventure

Offroad Stories: Big 4x4 Highway Trouble!

Thrandur interviews Don Richards sharing his adventure driving his cool BIG 2005 Ford F350 on the highway in Virginia. Icelandic style truck built from ideas from Thrandur and 4x4OffRoads.com Details about his build and the way he built it and used it as well as ideas for next projects. Do you have a great 4x4 […]

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Volcano Eruption Picture

Volcano eruption picture One of the most active volcanic eruption areas is in fact under the great ice-cap Vatnajokull. Volcano eruption is quite common in the Grimsvotn area.

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Transylvania Adventure Trophy 2009

Transylvania Adventure Trophy 2009 As I’m writing this, most of the people we’ve met in the past week have already gotten to their home countries. The 2009 edition of the Transylvania Adventure Trophy has been a particularly difficult but also rewarding one.

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Transylvania Adventure Trophy

Transylvania Adventure Trophy - Like every year, off road lovers from all over Europe gathered in the Romanian city of Deva, in the western part of the Transylvania Plateau to take part in one of the most prestigious competitions of the year. The competition spirit was left aside in favor of a more friendly, fairplay relationship between contestants.

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The Cluj Cup

The Cluj Cup - Between 7 and 10 of August 2008, Transylvania Off Road Club organised the sixth stage of the National Championship in the Baisorii Mountain resort. The Cluj Cup is, as are all the competitions in the race calendar, a Trophy/Trial competition.

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Romanian Extreme Adventure 2008

Romanian Extreme Adventure 2008 - The latest stage of the National Off Road Championship of Romania took place at the beginning of this month at Buzau, in the heart of the country. For a period of seven days straight auto, moto, ATVs and Side-by-Sides competed in both Open and Extreme classes in another very long, demanding but rewarding off road competitions around.

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Romanian Extreme Adventure 2009

Romanian Extreme Adventure 2009 A country with mountains is a country with off road cars. And where there’s off road cars, sooner or later there’s bound to be the desire to compete and see who’s the best driver, the most skilled mechanic or the most cunning navigator of them all.

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Old Army Trucks in Thorsmork

Old Army Trucks in Thorsmork

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Kazakhstan Adventure Interview

Kazakhstan Adventure Interview - We were standing in the field, whipped by the freezing early morning wind, admiring a random display of off road skills. Next to us, dressed in ski clothing and prepared for everything, stood a thin man holding his cup of hot coffee with both hands.

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Journey to the Center of Iceland

Journey to the Center of Iceland A few years ago someone on the Icelandic 4x4 club forum asked the simple question "Where is the center of Iceland?" This turned into discussions about methods to calculate the exact point and finally the National Land Survey of Iceland was consulted. Using the coastline in the database and their software to locate the center.

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Bolivian Death Road - How to handle Kari-Kari the evel spirit!

Bolivian Death Road - How to handle Kari-Kari the evil spirit! - South America has been an off roader’s paradise ever since the first 4x4s crossed what would become the Panamerican. Bolivia in particular, has one of the most impressive and deadly road on the face of the planet: the Carretera de la Muerte or Death Road.

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