The Regularity Raid has no set obstacles, the focus is on navigation and timing, with a few extra tasks thrown in for good measure in Bezuidenhoutshoek, an ecologically sensitive area. We have some tricky, mud-flapping river sections, as well as the engine-growling, wheel-popping action on the rocky mountain trails.
Now this ball-breaker of a challenge was set up at the Gerotek Testing Facilites to the west of Pretoria! Purpose-built to push vehicles to their limits, this track had contestants thinking twice, with its wheel-spinning, suspension-testing, axle-twisting, logic-defying obstacles, including steep, rocky, slippery inclines that would even make mountain goats stop and think twice.
The Final!! 12 Nerve-wrecking obstacles stand between our 30 brave finalists and the end of an amazing series, at the Uitvlug-Wes Farm 4×4 track just outside of Bloemfontein. This track really is a ride on the wild side, with proper mud-flinging, paint-scraping, bottom-grinding, side-sliding action, and a portal to a different dimension … where a […]
The Riverside 4×4 Trail in the Free State greeted us with an icy minus-five-degree start, this leg of the Fundi was held amongst the tall dusty dunes of an old quarry, scattered with some very unkind ruts, powder-soft loose sand and steep inclines. Obstacle poles were also sneakily strung to each other to up the […]
We had the marshals working harder than usual in the second round of challenges held at the Leeuwenkloof / African Dream Adventures track in the North West Province. There was an insane amount of heart-stopping, bumper-crunching, head-bashing action through the obstacles, right up until …
At Serendipity in Limpopo, we meet some new faces, the new event organiser, a new environmental prize and interesting new safety measures. We have mud-packed river crossings, vehicles bouncing over boulders, and many more nerve-shattering obstacles on this difficult but stunning track.
On 7 March the 4WD Club of SA’s Base 4 track, near Hartbeespoort Dam, was buzzing. The event was the annual Reach for a Dream 4x4 Day.
Trip report for the Letele Pass attempt by members of the 4x4community forum.
Sand blasting… in a Nissan Pathfinder? Diesel? Yes sirree! During a recent visit to the Mother City we joined the Jeep Club of SA at the Atlantis Dunes for some sand blasting action. Find out how the 140 kW Nissan fared.