Podcast

Echoes of Adventure: Season 1, Episode 2

All superheroes have an origin story. They shape and influence the character and actions of the superhero throughout their life. I am by no means a superhero but I do have an origin story. There are moments in my life that have shaped me into the person I am today.

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Podcast

Echoes of Adventure: Season 1, Episode 1

Well, it’s finally happened. After a few setbacks, some distractions and delays, and even a few technical difficulties, Episode 1 is finally live. Check it out via the embedded player below and stay tuned for Episode 2 next week! Huge thanks to LT Wright Knives for helping make this podcast happen. Check them out via […]

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Opinion/Educational/Humor

ECOA is Back!

The ECOA blog is back… sort of. Still a few things that need tweaked (mostly cosmetic stuff), but for the most part the site should be working. You’ll also notice a few new secotions. First, new for the second half of 2019 is a revival of the Patron Support Team. This will go a long […]

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Opinion/Educational/Humor

ECOA is about to get a facelift!

Over the next few days the East Coast Overland Adventures website will be undergoing a major comprehensive overhaul.  This will be an inside out teardown and rebuild of our digital home.  This will not only increase functionality of the blog but it will also add some new features to the site.  What are those features? Well, you’ll […]

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Opinion/Educational/Humor

Back to Basics

I recently returned home from managing the Overland Demo Area at the 9th Annual Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival.  It was a modest display, but between my trailer, Dan’s Africa Jeep, and Eric’s Postal Scrambler and Bantam Trailer we did a solid job of representing the overland adventure lifestyle to the Jeep community. During the event […]

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Trip Report

[Trip Report] 2 events, 14 states, 14 days, and 5,000 miles

Earlier this month I left on a two week trip that turned out to be a lot crazier than I expected.  In total I covered nearly 5,000 miles over two weeks and hit a total of 14 states.  The first of the events was the first ECOA Overland Skills Weekend at James River State Park […]

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Opinion/Educational/Humor

[Status Update] Overland Skills Weekend, Overland Expo West, and the LS Swap

By the time you read this I will already be on the road headed to Virginia for the first Overland Skills Weekend hosted by ECOA and Overland Experts.  As soon as it’s wrapped up I’ll be making a marathon dash westbound to Flagstaff, Arizona for Overland Expo West.  Sadly I will be doing it all […]

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Event Report

[Event Report] L.T. Wright Knives 2019 Pout House Campout [Raccoon Creek State Park, PA]

Many people view “sponsorships” as either a sellout or a way to just get free stuff.  However, when I arrange a Corporate Partnership with a company one of the things I always stress is that it’s a two-way street.  This past weekend was an opportunity to work with longtime partner L.T. Wright Knives and assist […]

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Event Report

[Event Report] 2019 Smoky Mountain Overland Rally (Cosby, TN)

I was finally able to make it to Tennessee for the Smoky Mountain Overland Rally (SMOR).  This is an event I have been wanting to make since it’s inaugural event but there always seemed to be a conflict. Home, for the weekend at least, just outside Great Smoky Mountain National Park.It’s good to be out […]

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Product Review

[Product Review] The ARB Maximum Performance Portable Air Supply

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, tire pressure management is an essential skill for every overland adventure enthusiast.  It’s one of my ‘Ten Essentials‘ and I’ve even written a stand alone article on it.  Needless to say, when looking ahead to the 2019 season I knew I needed to up my tire […]

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