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Como Chingas 2013 Rubicon Trip Report

I was lucky enough to be invited to join the Como Chingas 2013 Rubicon trip. Two days camping on the the Rubicon trail is what I call a vacation! There were five vehicles total: Three FJ's and two 4Runners. See below for my photos from the trip. Convoy from LA. Views from the 5 fwy. Discussing the map. Rubicon Trail is one never ending slab of granite and massive boulders. If you expect to get a break, this trail doesn't have any. With all the smoke from the nearby fires the sunset was unreal. Sunrise. The...

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Bonneville Speedweek 2013

After our adventure to Las Vegas I continued on to Bonneville for Speedweek. Bonneville is such an iconic Americana venue. There is something so pure about chasing land speed records. No one is out there for fame or money, if anything most of the participants are spending their life savings to participate. It's a lifestyile of hot rodders that really attracts me. Here are some of my favorite photos.  

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Palm Springs to Las Vegas Trip Report

Our first Palm Springs to Las Vegas is in the books! We aired down and hit dirt early Saturday morning. The route would take us from the Yucca forests behind Big Bear to the dry lakes of Baker and into Las Vegas. Total mileage was around 250 miles, and very little of it was on pavement. After crossing into Johnson Valley OHV area we found a small patch of sand and had a two-wheel drive hill climb challenge. After the challenge we had time to play around in four-wheel drive and see what our vehicles were really capable off. For lunch we stopped at the iconic Slash X Ranch Cafe. Slash X is an off-roader's...

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