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Brian 'woody' Swearingen

Offroad enthusiast, photographer, online editor and admin...IPA and cigar fan too :)

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Ian Johnson leaves CRAWL2 Media

Ian Johnson announced his resignation as Associate Publisher and Senior Technical Editor of CRAWL magazine.  He is no longer part of the management team ofCRAWL2 Media, LLC. CRAWL magazine is an offroad magazine that is published bi-monthly by CRAWL2 Media,LLC and is based in Reno,…

0 Comments / 6 View / October 5, 2013

Lucas Oil Products Extends Title Sponsorship of Off-Road Expo through 2015

Lucas Oil Products Extends Title Sponsorship of Off-Road Expo through 2015

More than 60,000 Off-Road Fans Attended This Year INDIANAPOLIS (October 23, 2102) — Lucas Oil Products, Inc. has agreed to extend its title sponsorship of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire through 2015. The event, produced by The…

0 Comments / 0 View / October 23, 2012

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Quick and Dirty: NEW Warn Zeon Winch Series

Quick and Dirty…Warn Industries has released a new generation of winches, their Zeon Series.  This new series combines legendary Warn reliability with a sleek symmetrical modern design and will not only perform on the hardcore offroad rig, but will look…

0 Comments / 4 View / October 4, 2012

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Making the Tire Choice – Cooper Tire Discoverer AT3 and ST Maxx review

Ever slipped on a wet garage floor? Now angle that same garage floor to 30 degrees and try walking up it…both the Cooper Tire Discoverer AT3 and the ST Maxx tires were developed to conquer that slick challenge, and perform…

0 Comments / 537 View / August 10, 2012

Tin Benders Off-Road Club Donates $10,000 to Help Save Johnson Valley OHV Area.

Tin Benders Off-Road Club Donates $10,000 to Help Save Johnson Valley OHV Area.

TIN BENDERS 4X4 CLUB OF CALIFORNIA (founded in 2000)HELD THEIR 8TH ANNUAL TIN BENDER JAMBOREE BBQ & FUNDRAISER IN JOHNSON VALLEY OHV AREA. The United States Marine Corps would like to limit OHV use in Johnson Valley, but a dedicated…

0 Comments / 2 View / July 3, 2012

2012 Jeep Wrangler – NEW Pentastar Motor Changes Everything!

2012 Jeep Wrangler – NEW Pentastar Motor Changes Everything!

  AUGUST 22, 2011: The 2012 Jeep Wrangler is hitting the dealerships now, but unless you take the test drive, you may not immediately notice the difference from the 2011.  The 2012 Wrangler is now powered by the aluminum block 3.6-liter…

0 Comments / 9 View / August 22, 2011

Pitbull Rocker UBER XOR Tires on the RockCrawler RZR

Pitbull Rocker UBER XOR Tires on the RockCrawler RZR

As I’ve noted previously, any idiot can purchase new tires, put them on their rig, and give glowing reviews about how well they work.  “Hey, look what I bought, and look how well they work the first day!”  Now, let…

0 Comments / 7 View / October 3, 2010

RockCrawler RZR Videos

RockCrawler RZR Videos

September 21, 2010 Had the opportunity this past weekend to put the RockCrawler RZR thru it’s higher speed paces.  A friend has 500 acres with a private lake in northern Wisconsin, and parts of the property includes trails for their…

0 Comments / 1 View / September 21, 2010

Holz Racing Skid Plate and Pre-Runner Bumper upgrade

Holz Racing Skid Plate and Pre-Runner Bumper upgrade

As we all know, OEM skidplates are lacking in true protection on any rig.  The plastic skids that come on the Polaris RZR are likely adequate for the casual user, but if you play at all, you’ll find them getting…

0 Comments / 18 View / August 4, 2010

Rigid Industries 30″ LED Light Bar

Rigid Industries 30″ LED Light Bar

Lighting on any rig is important, for safety and visibility.  Seeing the trail ahead when rock crawling or watching the trail ahead when desert running requires a product that will withstand a great deal of abuse and offer both spot…

0 Comments / 27 View / July 26, 2010