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Got ammo cans?

We all know how useful those surplus cans are — so much so, even some big-box retailers are selling knock-offs. Check out this useful link from Compact Camping Concepts, and be sure to comment below to share your most creative ammo-can use! 73 more words

Random Thoughts

VW Amarok Aventura: Big bakkie, big V6 diesel

  • Only three-litre V6 turbodiesel in segment
  • Top speed 193km/h from 165kW/550Nm
  • Latest radio/satnav and mobile online services
  • Launch model with power seats, reversing camera

HERE COMES THE BIG GUY: 620 more words

Motoring News

Hot Hilux - is it the fastest in Africa? (v)

Is this Toyota Hilux the fastest double-cab bakkie in Africa?

Let’s start with 327kW/545Nm, 0-100 km/h in 7.1sec and 227km/h up on the Reef – that, for foreign readers, is at an altitude of about1500m. 555 more words

Motoring News

The Timers + Dusty Track: bike weekend in Porto

Este fin de semana La Urbana Bike nos bajamos al completo a Oporto para participar en la primera edición de The Timers, un recién nacido elegante festival del motor que tuvo como base (nunca mejor dicho) el cuartel militar Serra do Pilar en Vilanova de Gaia. 626 more words


Week 20: Splish Splash

Another week, another seven days of opportunities to play outside. Or inside. Sigh rain. But I made the most of it, including a lil’ SUP’in SUP’in with a friend in Reston after work on Thursday. 619 more words


3-mile recovery run with Becky

I was quite surprised to find that I wasn’t half as achy or stiff as I thought I’d be after Sunday’s marathon! I mean, I was pretty much zombified on Sunday afternoon/evening, and my quads were a bit stiff and sore on Monday (and still a bit today), but compared to how ruined I felt after the Cotswolds Way Challenge, I felt fine! 207 more words


Motoring across Michigan

Before entering Michigan we weren’t quite sure what to expect from the state. Other than Detroit and Flint, where we were not planning to go, and miles of shoreline, which we were keen to sample at least some of, we had no idea what to expect as we crossed West. 1,014 more words