Flex Friday Feature

Get ready for the weekend off-road fans and check out these seven off-road vehicles doing their best #FlexFriday pose. Have your own great flex shot? Tag us on Instagram on our new page @OffRoadDotCom.

Real Or Fake feature

Remote control vehicles have come a long way from the days when the controller was connected to the vehicle by a wire. Nowadays they’ve become so realistic it can be hard to tell the difference between an off-road RC car and a real off-road vehicle. Here are a few awesome photos of very realistic off-road RC cars.  

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Ford will offer its new adaptive steering technology on the all-new Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup and Ford Edge SUV to make it “easier to steer at all speeds.”

General Tire's new Grabber X3 is included in its new sales promotion.

Fort Mill, SC – General Tire’s new Grabber X3, the highly-anticipated new entry into the mud-terrain segment, is now available in tire stores. The X3 is the latest tire in the popular Grabber family of light truck tires. The new Grabber X3 takes extreme terrain to the power of three.  The mud-terrain tire has been designed to provide extreme performance in mud with a unique optimal void and self-cleaning pattern, extreme performance in dirt with superior grip and stability and extreme performance on rock with excellent adhesion and cut/chip resistance. With bold and aggressive styling, the Grabber X3 is sure to reinforce General Tire’s off-road DNA.

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This past weekend in Southern California, the Sand Sports Super Show celebrated its 18th year. It also was a notable year, as the ownership of the series was transferred from event promoter Don and Robin Murphy to Family Events, who also owns Off-Road Expo as well.

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Lake Elsinore, CA
– The Mod Kids USA Challenge Cup was recently announced for the end of this year’s Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series in late October at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, AZ.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition just noted the Forest Service inviting OHV enthusiasts to meeting to discuss sign content for the McKinney Rubicon kiosk. See details below.

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) invites Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) partners and enthusiasts and interested members of the public to attend a meeting to discuss sign content for the McKinney Rubicon kiosk.  The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Forest Supervisor’s Office, 35 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA  96150.

Oldsmobile Jump
Boys will inevitable be boys, especially when you get a group of them together.  Professional off-road truck drivers are no different. Mix in high horsepower and an audience and let the one-upping commence.

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Ft. Mill, S.C.
– Continental Tire enters the all-terrain segment with the new, TerrainContact A/T. The newest addition to the Continental Tire lineup is the ideal all-terrain tire for CUV, SUV and Light Trucks with the durability to conquer dirt, gravel and grass while providing a quiet, comfortable ride on pavement. This tire strikes the perfect balance between off-road traction and on-road manners. With 2.7M miles of paved roads and 1.4M miles of unpaved roads in the U.S., this tire meets a variety of lifestyle needs.

SCORE-Rosarito-Desert-Challenge-Logo-8-12-16ROSARITO BEACH, Mexico — Steadiness to the finish line earned Mexico’s veteran Juan Carlos Lopez the overall and SCORE Trophy Truck division victory Saturday at the internationally-televised Rosarito Beach 20th SCORE Desert Challenge in Rosarito Beach, Mexico.

With a special race format, Round 3 of the four-race 2016 SCORE World Desert Championship is being held through Sunday in Mexico’s Baja California. Starting and finishing just south of Rosarito Beach, the colorful resort area on the Pacific Ocean located just 19 miles from the U.S. Border south of San Diego. The actual start/finish area, hot pits and primary spectator area is located at Los Manantiales off of old Highway 1 south of central Rosarito.