SEMA Show 2011 Day 3

November 4, 2011

For The Turtle Expedition, the SEMA Show is about seeing and talking to many of our long-time sponsors and searching for products that make our life on the road easier. The crowds were as busy as ever with buyers looking for the newest and the best innovations. This is a trade show, not open to […]

SEMA Show 2011 Day 2

November 3, 2011

While the main focus of the SEMA Show is the amazing display of aftermarket automotive products, there are always celebrities on hand. We stopped to chat with famous race drivers Walker Evans and Rod Hall whom we have known for years through our involvement with off-road racing. We also took time to watch some of […]

SEMA Show 2011 Day 1

November 2, 2011

SEMA?! SEMA stands for Specialty Equipment Market Association, That means, everything automotive and more, from tires to roof racks, from driving lights to super custom wheels. You’ll find Ferraris and Lamborghinis next to Jeeps and Monster Trucks and mixed in-between amazing Hot Rods, Race Cars, and all the equipment to build your own. In […]

SEMA Show 2011 Prep Days

October 31, 2011

Every year it’s the same. People want to know where The Turtle V has been, and where it’s going to go, but it can’t look like it’s been anywhere. Getting the mud and road grime accumulated over thousands of miles off is always a challenge. Hellwig Products is sponsoring The Turtle V this year. […]

Turtle Expedition Interview with Rollin’On TV

September 29, 2011

During a brief visit with Jeff Johnston in Oregon, we took time to film an interview for a Rollin’ On TV segment. Jeff is a video photographer and editor at Rollin’ On TV, a weekly program on CST, MIDCO Sports Net, FOX, MY  Network, LOCAL 7, Untamed Sports TV, Today’s, ABC, KSAW 51 ABC, and […]

Buckstop bumper in action

September 15, 2011

Exploring some backroads around Northern California, we found a good place to take some photos for SEMA NEWS. Sporting our new Buckstop bumper, The Turtle V will be on display in the Specialty Vehicle Area at this year’s SEMA SHOW in Las Vegas, November 1 thru 4, 2011.  

I posted 5 photos on Facebook …

August 5, 2011

I posted 5 photos on Facebook in the album “Two Turtles at the Overland Expo 2011”

Overland Expo 2011 Camel Trophy Reunion

May 23, 2011

At the recent 2011 Overland Expo, Gary reunited with many of the Camel Trophy team members from years past. From left to right, Fred Monsees, (US Team Siberia), Gary Wescott, (US Team Journalist), Lea Magee, (US Team Siberia), and Andy Dacey, (UK Team Siberia). Old memories gave us all a smile, remembering winching through the […]

Overland Expo 2011

April 8, 2011

Overland Expo 2011 was bigger and better that ever. The Turtle V was on display, with some of our long-time sponsors represented. We were kept busy teaching seminars on Financing Your Overland Adventure and Staying Happy and Healthy On the Road, along with several “Ask The Experts” Round Tables. As always, it was great to […]

The Turtle IV at Ken Imler Diesel

March 17, 2011

The Turtle IV is not retired, but while it waits for its next adventure, it is currently on display in the new showroom of Ken Imler Diesel Performance in Sacramento, Calif. (1441 Richards Blvd.) The Turtle IV has been completely restored to “Expedition Ready” condition after its epic 3-year journey across Siberia and around the […]