20 Jul 2018
Cooking

OUTBACK GOURMET 

I am a real fan of slow cooked food and my little cast iron Camp oven is just perfect for Osso Buco, delicious, hearty, hot, satisfying winter food just perfect for a cold desert night. Give it a go – I know you will love it. Method…

Gear

GREAT WHITE 18 LED 

Manufactured by Vision X, Great White has been lighting up tracks in Australia for some time now. In the process, they developed a product with many big claims: it’s shock proof to 15.6G, waterproof to 3m, has an operating lifespan 50,000+ hours and it’s all…

Gear

ARB AR32 INTENSITY 

The big brother to the AR21 and the original ARB Intensity, the AR32 is designed to fit bull bars with room for larger diameter driving lights. Or for those who just want the biggest and brightest light from ARB. Manufactured by Rigid Industries in America,…

Gear

ARB AR21 INTENSITY 

  The little brother in the ARB Intensity range, but by no means a weaker sibling. ARB Intensity LED driving lights are one of the hottest items in the aftermarket industry currently, with ARB struggling to keep up with demand. These lights say ARB on…

Events

King Of The Hammers: Night Run 

King Of The Hammers (KOH) just finished up in the California desert, and the event kicked off with some serious night rock crawl racing, the Backdoor Shootout. Off-roading doesn’t get much more specialized than this. A major highlight from the entire King Of The Hammers event was…

News

The Land Rovers of James Bond 

While Bond is synonymous with Aston Martin, there is also a solid history with the Land Rover, which is about to get an even bigger boost with the forthcoming Spectre film, the 24th bond adventure. The film will include a Range Rover Sport SVR, the…

News, Vehicles

THE LAST DEFENDER 

There isn’t much the Defender can’t handle. After all, the bare-bones utility four-wheel drive has survived dozens of combat roles, the Camel Trophy, and slightly less arduous roles played as a workhorse at home on the farm. Simply put, the only thing the Defender can’t…

News

THE INTERVIEW: DARYL BEATTIE 

For this former 500cc MotoGP champ, life starts above the Tropic of Capricorn. Now the proud owner of a Mercedes Unimog, Daryl’s a Cape York tragic who has started his own business to help others explore Australia’s great unsealed landscapes. Check out Pat Callinan’s interview…

Gear

GEAR NEWS: GARMIN EPIX 

Garmin Epix “For the first time, we’re able to pack the punch of an outdoor handheld GPS into a wearable device,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “Garmin is already a leader in GPS wearables, and we’re excited to kick things up…

Vehicles

MOTOPED: SURVIVAL BIKE 

Be ready for the unexpected, and have a blast in the mean time! The Motoped Survival Bike is a utilitarian, military-inspired, cross between a down hill mountain bike and a moped. This Motoped edition is outfitted with a universal rack and has a 640+ km range, which means it…

News

COULD THIS BE THE NEW HILUX? 

Could this be the first glimpse of the new Toyota HiLux which we Australians desperately require to phase out the dated current model? Images have surfaced of a sly unveiling of what we believe to be the latest HiLux which we will hopefully see on…

Gear

ESSENTIAL READING: WHO NEEDS A ROAD? 

Who Needs a Road? This is truly amazing and inspiring read that should have something for everyone. The book is easy to digest, told in a quality storyteller fashion and conveys all the extremes of emotion that you’d expect to encounter on such a challenging…

Vehicles

INSTAGRAM 4×4 

Instagram is a great place to check out amazing unique 4×4 rigs from around the globe. The diversity is impressive and the quality is extremely varied. Check out a few of the interesting rigs that we found recently around the Instagram universe. Which would you want…

Gear, Gear Reviews

ATKA POCKET CHAINSAW 

Fallen trees are an inevitable part of off-road life, especially if you live near heavily forested areas. But how do you clear a path without carrying a cumbersome petrol powered chainsaw? Well the answer, my friends, will actually fit neatly into your pocket. Introducing the…

Gear, Gear Reviews

XROX TUBE BULLBARS 

If you want to stand out from the crowd, but still protect yourself and your vehicle while exploring, then the range of XROX bullbars built by Outback Accessories and distributed by Opposite Lock stores might just be for you. There are several benefits of tube-style…

Travel

A DAY’S DRIVE FROM BRISBANE 

Stradbroke Fisherman’s Road Stray behind the sand dunes on North Stradbroke Island and you’ll discover Fisherman’s Road, also known as the number plate cruncher. It traverses through heathlands and marshlands, past lakes and lagoons and at times through some very deep bog holes. A high-clearance…

Features

Upgrade Yourself, Not Your 4X4 

Four-wheel drivers must be the most infallible group of people I’ve ever met. You see, when they can’t make it over an obstacle, or through a mud hole, it clearly must be their vehicle’s fault. This mentality often leads to huge amounts of money being…