HANDS-ON: TreadWright Off-Road Tires (Part 1)

Given how often we parenthetically talk about Jeeps and off-roading here at GarageSpot.com, it’s no surprise that brands catering to the off-roading community reach out to us quite often. We’re also huge supporters of the little guys—startups and product innovators that are busy putting good ol’ American ingenuity to work, while focused on filling a … Read more

Load Your ATV is Seconds with MAD-RAMPS

As the wife and I embark on our journey back to our hometown in another part of North Florida later this year, there’s a gigantic National forest with hundreds-of-miles of trails just waiting for me to explore. And while the Jeep is great for the bigger stuff, I’ve also been eyeing the ATV market for a … Read more

Off-Road Racing 24/7? Yes, Please!

As many of you know by now, I’m a HUGE fan of off-road racing—particularly short course and desert racing. I just love it. Short course, in particular, offers everything a race fan could want: fast trucks with thunderous engines, complex and winding courses with jumps, drifting and paint-scraping passes, and, of course… crashes. Unfortunately, with the [uber-expensive] … Read more

One Tough Trencher

Many of my off-road adventures with the Jeep club involve cleaning up the messes that irresponsible campers or just plain lame trash dumpers leave behind. Do you really have to dump your washing machine in the National Forest?!? Sometimes, these adventures take us on under-utilized trails that trash dumpers favor for lack of being caught. And … Read more

The Inaugural 2016 Truck & Off-Road Festival

As many you may know by now, I’ve got a thing for Jeeps and off-roading. While it’s pretty flat here in Florida, we do have some solid forests, trails and off-road parks to put our rigs through the ringers. I’m also a proud supporter of and participant in the 4 Wheel to Heal organization, which raises … Read more

The 2016 BFGoodrich® Outstanding Trails Grant Program

Through its Outstanding Trails program that promotes sustainable and responsible off-road driving, BFGoodrich® Tires will once again award grants of $4,000 each to four qualified and passionate off-road clubs in North America. These clubs will use their grants to continue local efforts that preserve and protect their hometown trails. In its 11th year, BFGoodrich once … Read more

New Magazine for Trail Geeks

Engaged Media, the team behind magazines like Maximum Drive, Drag Racer, Street Trucks, Gun World and others (including Romantic Homes, if that’s your thing), recently launched their newest publication targeting the ‘trail-ready culture’ aptly titled, Tread. We dove into the premier issue, which covers Winter 2015/2016 and liked what we saw, albeit some of its … Read more