Blog Archives - EarthCruiser

Time to Cross Some Borders and Catch a Ferry

January 22, 2018 | Blog, Budapest to Bamako Rally | No comment

Tips for Crossing Borders As we’ve been driving and crossing borders on major highways, some countries have a “rest stop” like areas where you can buy a vignette which seems to be a “pre-paid” toll card.  It doesn’t seem to be mandatory to buy one as you aren’t funneled into this area.  We did buy […]

Pre-Race Day Scrutineering Activities

January 18, 2018 | Blog, Budapest to Bamako Rally | No comment

Preparing for the Race Thursday was scrutineering, race briefing, GPS collection and for ourselves laundry and reorganizing day.  It is becoming a reality and we’ll be on our way with a 3000 km – 3.5-day mad dash through Europe for the first Morocco stage in Midelt on January 16.   Traps for Young Players We’re […]

Budapest Here We Are!

January 17, 2018 | Blog, Budapest to Bamako Rally | No comment

Being Tourist in Budapest It’s been several years since we’ve been in Budapest and it is truly a really lovely city at night which is when we arrived.  We’re at a hotel somewhat on the outskirts (has a big carpark which is essential for a vehicle rally!) but we spent Wednesday doing a bit of […]

What’s a Road Trip Without a Stop at Ikea

January 16, 2018 | Blog, Budapest to Bamako Rally | No comment

Road Trip Preparation and Free Camping Before we left Fred’s to hit the road again I got an opportunity to do one of my favorite things…go to a grocery store in another country!  I was not disappointed as we were able to stock up on all those lovely sliced cheeses and cold cuts, beautiful loaves […]

EarthCruiser Alpha Omega Goes to 4×4 Centrum Ermelo

January 15, 2018 | Blog, Budapest to Bamako Rally | No comment

To Centrum Ermelo We Go We arrived in Amsterdam after a long flight to find Alpha re-aligned and ready for Lance to do some other maintenance and install his new, hand built UBCO bike rack (more on that later).  Ronald and Ton his dad own 4×4 Centrum Ermelo.  Their main business is building and supporting […]

Only 1 More Sleep until EarthCruiser Leaves to Amsterdam!

January 2, 2018 | Blog, Budapest to Bamako Rally | No comment

Budapest to Bamako Rally Via Amsterdam Finally! Lance and I leave for Amsterdam on Thursday to pick up Alpha Omega for our trek to Budapest for the Budapest to Bamako Rally!  The weekend was hectic while we minimized packing all our ‘stuff like our new UBCO bike rack, spare parts, guidebooks, paper maps, electronics, etc, […]

Get Creative With Your EarthCruiser

December 5, 2017 | Blog, What's New | No comment

It’s Time to Personalize! Make your house feel like home! Some of out newest EarthCruiser owners have decided to personalize and get creative with their EarthCruisers by adding custom vehicle wraps. See below some of the latest designs! Tribal Print Mountain Range Stripes and Pegasus Interested in having your vehicle wrapped, check out the company […]

Holiday Travel With Your EarthCruiser

November 28, 2017 | Blog | No comment

When EarthCruiser’s go on Holiday With the holidays amongst us, it’s the perfect time to go explore a remote off-grid campsite and get away from all the chaos! We had many clients this past weekend from all over the US posting about their Thanksgiving adventures. Check them out below!   George Washington National Park, Virginia    […]

Internship @ EarthCruiser – Ian Ray

August 29, 2017 | Blog | No comment

EarthCruiser Summer Internship with Ian Ray Intern: Ian Ray High School: Bend Senior High Year: Senior – Class of 2018   Why did you want to be an intern at EarthCruiser? I wanted to be an intern here so I could learn engineering and manufacturing workshop skills.   What have you learned so far from your internship […]

Internship @ EarthCruiser – Gage Charon

August 10, 2017 | Blog | No comment

EarthCruiser Summer Internship with Gage Charon   Intern: Gage Charon High School: Mountain View High School Year: Senior – Class of 2019     Why did you apply to be an intern at EarthCruiser? To learn more about how things are engineered and made.   What have you learned so far from your internship at […]

Internship @ EarthCruiser – Isaac Spackman

July 18, 2017 | Blog | No comment

EarthCruiser Summer Internship with Isaac Spackman Intern: Isaac Spackman High School: Bend Senior High School Year: Senior – Class of 2018   Why did you apply to be an intern at EarthCruiser? A. Wanted something fun to do this Summer B. To have a connection in the engineering world C. Recommended by engineering teacher at […]

The Gambler 500 Race Report

July 17, 2017 | Blog | No comment

Gambler 500 Recap Last weekend EarthCruiser EXP Alpha Omega and the workshop Chevy took on The Gambler 500 – Oregon Race. The navigated race covered 500 miles from Portland, Oregon to Hoodoo Ski Resort back to Portland in a two day off road course. EarthCruiser crew members entered in our never say die Chevy ute – […]