When off road driving, mud will be one of the common obstacles that you will be required to navigate. Even in the hotter climates of the world, mud is present, usually after an extremely heavy rainfall which can be common at certain times of the year. So, if you’re new to the offloading world, […]
Driving on sand is not a common feature of the UK. As much as we’d like to see a beach and throw our 4×4’s into action it would require a lot of ‘selective blindness’ to get past the DO NOT signs. When we do get a chance though, be aware of whether the tide […]
Use a a high lift jack safely, advice for the novice … A Hi-Lift Jack or farm jack, is possibly one of the most important bits of gear you need to carry on your off road trips. If used correctly they are invaluable and have a variety of other uses too, such as […]
Lets face it owning a 4×4 allows us the privilege to explore many a track whilst lesser mortals will always wonder ‘what’s up there’? As ever a change in terrain means a change to our driving technique, but isn’t that why we love driving 4×4’s, a new challenge, skills to acquire, the kick of […]
Another short video of correct winching methods for the novice … How to recover a vehicle with winching safely and correctly.
4×4 Driving Tutorials; 1 to 6 by Vince Cobley of LRO Adventure Club with Pro-Trax A good clear and concise series of tutorial videos for the off road beginner & novice alike.
Approach, Ramp-over or Breakover and Departure angles … Angles, departure, approach, ramp-breakover ??? laid simple, all information that you need to be aware of for your 4×4 vehicle to avoid damage or embarrassing moments when you are off roading. Here is a great little informative video by the slightly crazy […]
Winching basics … For novice and beginners to the off road driving world a nice video to explain the basics of winching safely and without damage. Although a good video, we must mention that there is a distinct lack of cable dampers used throughout the video. These are a must in any winching […]
Part 1, Off Road Driving Techniques tutorial videos. For novice and beginners to the off road driving world, Vehicle checks and prepping prior to off road driving. Basic and clear instructions to guide you safely through the varying ground conditions that are commonly found when off roading. 1# DRIVING ROUGH TERRAIN 2# […]
Part 2, Off Road Driving Techniques tutorial videos. For novice and beginners to the off road driving world, basic and clear instructions to guide you safely through the varying ground conditions that are commonly found when off roading. Traversing Slopes Crossing Ditches Crossing Low Ridges Driving a “V” Gulley Wading Checking over […]
Top Tips for 4×4 Beginners …. check out the gear you will need to save embarrassment on your first adventure offroad Before adventuring off road it is highly recommended to take some basic recovery gear with you … just in case and don’t attempt it alone on the first adventure, take some back up […]