Welcome to the Off Road Podcast. I'm your host, Ben. Today we will be exploring the off road world-- whether you like crawling up rock ledges or enjoy exploring the backroads with your family. Stay with us to find out events in your area, off road news, and topics to interest every guy & girl who craves the outdoors as seen through the windshield. I am here with my co-hosts Steve & Aaron and our guests Jeep Joe and Nathan. How’s everyone doing tonight?
Anyone done anything exciting?
Aaron - Just got back from the Gambler 500 Washington.
Ben - Just got back from the Gambler 500 Washington.
Steve - Had to go back to work, my boy killed my 4wheeler, my boy and I drew our tags.
Aaron - Won my class in the local motorcycle show.
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Events and happenings
The Oregon OG500 is July 15&16 starting and ending in Portland, OR. No registration, unlimited entries, starting point is at Portland Meadows.
Vermont Overland Trophy July 31-August 5
20th Rubicon Trail Jeep Jamboree, Rubicon Trail, California August 10-13 Info: jeepjamboreeusa.com
W.E. Rock Sportsman, Goldendale, Washington, August 12-13 Info: werocklive.com
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Bens Rant Of the Week:
Don’t Drink & Wheel!
Drive slow as possible, fast as necessary through water crossings. Especially if you have an open element air filter or an unsealed air box.
Thanks to Park Chrysler Jeep for being our main topic sponsor and now for our Main Topic.
Main Topic - Gambler 500 Washington
90 rigs Friday, 65 rigs Saturday
Some people did it solo. Some had 4 people!
"Is that a 4wd?" -many people
"We got some weird vehicles coming” -flagger
Watch for cows
Seat slider stopped sliding
Strut rubbing frame
Light bars stopped working
Extra weight burden on power
High altitude power loss 7900'
Blue Ford in the water
Big Rock under water got 2 people
Drove on flat for 40 mile
Subaru guys lost ECU
Hole in radiator, fix with JB Weld
Helped AMC Wagon paracord v belt 3 of 4 shocks blown
If something seems off stop & double check (GPS & RIG)
Spirit of competition
Ford vs Nissan towing
Just shy of the Canadian border
Exhausted at end of 1st day
Bug spray & sunscreen
Make friends (geo tracker loner guys)
People not treading lightly
Drinking and driving
Hot dogs at finish line
Thank Pine Last Campground
Thank organizers & sponsor
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