Off-roading is a great way to combine a love of modifying vehicles with a love of adventure. Off-roading can be done in a variety of terrains but it always requires a special vehicle. In this section you'll find articles devoted to off-roading.

How Responsible Off-Roading Works

Most people probably wouldn't think of off-roading as an environmentally friendly sport. But if you take the right precautions, it's possible of drive off of the pavement and make sure the surrounding area is free from harm.

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  • Do I need special brake rotors for off-roading?

    Do I need special brake rotors for off-roading?

    If you're going to go off-roading, you're going to need some good brakes. Buying new shoes and pads may not cut it, so should you upgrade your brakes before you hit those mountain trails? See more »

  • How are air compressors used in off-roading?

    How are air compressors used in off-roading?

    Air compressors are a must for any serious off-roader. They can help you inflate your tires, re-align your seats and even power the blender for some post-ride margaritas. See more »

  • How ATV Safety Works

    How ATV Safety Works

    You don't have to shake hands with danger every time you gas up your ATV for a drive through the wilderness. What tips will help keep you safe behind the handlebars? See more »

  • How ATV Winches Work

    How ATV Winches Work

    Winches can be very helpful for getting out of the mud. But they can also be dangerous, if you're not careful when you use yours. What do you need to know before you hook up your winch? See more »

  • How dangerous is off-roading?

    How dangerous is off-roading?

    The sport of motocross features spectacular leaps and stunts performed on off-road motorcycles. It also features broken bones and some seriously death-defying crashes. Is all off-roading similarly risky? See more »

  • How Dune Buggies Work

    How Dune Buggies Work

    There are times when an ordinary 4x4 just won't do. Like when you need to climb an impossibly steep sand dune, for example. Sand buggies are designed to handle some of the toughest terrain out there. See more »

  • How Electric Off-Road Vehicles Work

    How Electric Off-Road Vehicles Work

    Electric cars aren't new, but new technology has made them more widely available and easier to use. Electric off-road vehicles are a great option for green adventurers, but they do have their disadvantages. See more »

  • How Off-Road ATVs Work

    How Off-Road ATVs Work

    All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are compact, powerful and rugged machines that can handle a variety of jobs. But due to the increased power associated with ATVs designed for paved roads, manufacturers have started to tout the advantages of off-road ATVs. See more »

  • How Off-road Vehicles Work

    How Off-road Vehicles Work

    The right vehicle, sporting the right equipment, can handle almost any obstacle Mother Nature throws at it. How does your mode of exploring the road less traveled measure up? See more »

  • How Off-Roading Works

    How Off-Roading Works

    Who wants to cruise on boring old pavement after battling some sand dunes -- and winning? Not off-roading enthusiasts. Is there more to this driving adventure than simply ditching the road? See more »

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