Let the Adventures Begin! Our New Off Grid Expedition 2.0 Trailer Part I

We recently picked up our Off Grid Expedition 2.0 trailer in Lake Havasu City, AZ. It was delivered to Lead Dog Motorsports from Edmonton, Canada. Lead Dog is a location ambassador. Randy is very knowledgable and it was fun to speak to him and view his trailer. We had high hopes of hitting the trail [...]

Let the Adventures Begin! Our New Off Grid Expedition 2.0 Trailer Part I2019-11-15T12:11:48-07:00

We Are Joining the Off Grid Teardrop Trailer Family 

Since 2013 we have been very active in the overland community. It all started with the purchase of our 2011 FJ Cruiser.  We have enjoyed thousands of miles of trails, many great adventures, a few wrong turns, lots of gear, and a few different trailers. We are excited to share that we are purchasing a [...]

We Are Joining the Off Grid Teardrop Trailer Family 2019-09-20T14:58:33-07:00

Our VRV Flyer Modifications April 2018 Update

Here's an update with photos showing all the things we have done to our VRV Flyer trailer. If by chance you haven't read our intro article about the VRV Flyer here it is. With the accumulation of a lot of different camping gear over the last 5 years I am always trying to re-use things [...]

Our VRV Flyer Modifications April 2018 Update2019-08-30T09:24:04-07:00

Our VRV Flyer Teardrop – Introduction

For several reasons we decided to sell our Turtleback Expedition trailer and try something new. Turtleback makes great trailers. The kitchen and water setup in the Expedition are as close to perfection as you can get. We decided we wanted to try living indoors for a change. I tend to do a lot of winter [...]

Our VRV Flyer Teardrop – Introduction2018-04-27T07:26:35-07:00

Anatomy of a DIY Trailer – Part 3

Part 3 - The Home Stretch. The trailer was about ready to be skinned, doors, installed, kitchen installed, and testing on some local trails prior to the full big trip to Utah. The testing never happened. We ending up finishing my trailer at 9pm the day prior to heading to Utah for the border to [...]

Anatomy of a DIY Trailer – Part 32016-10-24T16:20:57-07:00

Anatomy of a DIY Trailer – Part 2

If you missed it part 1 is here. With Phase 1 of the Phase 1 build complete it was time to work on the interior structure of the trailer. The plan has to have storage in the front and storage along the top of the inside of the trailer. Somewhere early in the process I [...]

Anatomy of a DIY Trailer – Part 22016-10-24T16:20:57-07:00

Anatomy of a DIY Trailer – Part 1

Before I even go into the details, brilliant ideas, dumb ideas, triumphs, mistakes and an occasional chair throwing there are 3 key ingredients to building a DIY trailer. You have to be crazy enough to do it You need to have friends with skill sets that far exceed your own Your friends have to be [...]

Anatomy of a DIY Trailer – Part 12016-10-24T16:20:57-07:00