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Moses Ludel is the author of the bestselling Jeep Owner's Bible and five other 4WD truck books. He publishes 4WD Mechanix Magazine online and produces the 4WD Mechanix Video Network. At the 4WD Mechanix 'Live Tech' Vlog Channel, Moses Ludel shares the latest 4WD Jeep, 4x4 truck and SUV technology—plus four-wheeling, trailering and outdoor lifestyle tips!
At the 2015 Moab Easter Jeep Safari, BFGoodrich® Tires, Raceline Wheels and Poison Spyder Customs sponsored a special run for Jeep JK Wrangler owners. On three levels of trails at Area BFE ("Area BFG"), professional racers and off-road instructors helped newbies and seasoned 'wheelers find their way over the rough stuff. In this HD video, see the new wheelers negotiate Strike Ravine!
For the first time, seasoned Nevada 4x4 volunteer drivers take the Wheelers for the Wounded guest vets over the famous Rubicon Trail. 4x4 masters, the WFTW organizers and other volunteers provide Vet guests with this unique opportunity. In this HD video coverage, join the group on an all-day fun run and a whole weekend of R&R for veterans.
Moses Ludel shares his family's passion for Nature and wild horses in this HD video vlog. On the range near Fernley, Nevada, join Moses as he films two bands of hearty, wild horses that thrive in late winter at the high desert.
This 25-minute HD video captures Warn Industries' 2013 Moab Jeep Safari Run. The all-day media outing ran the Metal Masher Trail and Widow Maker, two challenging four-wheel drive routes at the Moab Area. See Jeep, Ford Bronco, buggy and handbuilt 4x4s negotiate these rough trails!
The annual Moab Jeep Safari is a huge 4x4 event, and Bestop brings out its best products and hospitality! On the Bestop Media Run, the group caravanned through the 'Fins-and-Things' slickrock. Negotiating steep ascents and descents, the day run turned out to be a great time. Join us in 1080P HD video!
During the 2012 Moab Jeep Safari week, the folks from Rancho/Dynomax, Bestop and B.F. Goodrich sponsored a trail run through Area BFE. Erik Miller, Shannon Campbell and Brad Lovell brought their Ultra4 buggies, and the rest of the group ranged from an XJ Cherokee to hardcore Jeep 4x4s. Join us on the rocks!
Bestop is a industry supplier to Jeep and manufactures a full accessory line. For the 2012 Moab Jeep Safari, Bestop hosted a media run that proved exciting for folks of all ages. Join us on this scenic, and at times challenging, four-wheel drive run!
Warn Industries builds high quality winches. The staff also knows how to have a good time on the rocks at Moab, Utah! During the 2012 Moab Jeep Safari, Warn hosted a trail run for friends and media. Join us on the 4x4 trail in this HD video coverage of that exciting event!
In this HD video, see one Jeep owner's methods for keeping his CJ-8 Scrambler on the hard trails! There are niche spare parts and specialty tools to consider. See what it takes to be self-reliant on trails like the Rubicon or Fordyce!
Two Utah-based brothers built their Jeep YJ Wranglers for hardcore off-pavement use and family recreation. At Moab, they describe the purpose-built design and multi-purpose use of these heavily modified Wranglers.
The B.L.M.'s Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon National Conservation Area offers exceptional scenery, a stellar history lesson and excellent family four-wheeling. The trail is accessible with a stock Wrangler, XJ Cherokee or Grand Cherokee...Join us!
Bestop has played a large role in OEM and aftermarket Jeep equipment. At the 2011 Moab Jeep Safari, Bestop hosted a media trail run and introduced new products. Moses Ludel's video covers the 4WD run, new Bestop products and interviews with key Bestop staff!
The 2012 Wheelers for the Wounded Rubicon Super Event took place on the Rubicon Trail in early September. 4WD Mechanix Magazine and the 4WD Mechanix Video Network covered the trail run and camp activities in HD video. Interviews with vets and organizers Dan Hiney and Kevin Carey provide insight into the program.
The 2011 Wheelers for the Wounded Rubicon Super Event was an exceptional outing. Three years into the program, the volunteers and vets had a great time on the trail and at camp. In this HD video series, Moses Ludel covers the event weekend.
In this opening HD video by Moses Ludel, event organizer Dan Hiney and other volunteers brief the drivers and veterans about the Rubicon Trail run. Volunteer 4WD owners are about to take these veterans over the notorious Rubicon Trail in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Meet the veterans and their 4WD volunteer drivers as they tackle the Rubicon Trail in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Join the group as they spend a long and dusty day on the trail, followed by a barbecue dinner, roaring campfire and a live band back at camp!
The Soup Bowl is a particularly tough section of the Rubicon Trail. In this HD video segment, several volunteer drivers scale the wall with veterans on board. Join the Wheelers for the Wounded at the 2011 Rubicon Super Event!
Join the 4WD action at the Little Sluice Box! The 2011 Wheelers for the Wounded Rubicon Super Event takes the 'Roy & Troy Show' to year two at the 'Box'. This time, the 4WD Jeep Wrangler stays on all four wheels. A CJ Jeep 4WD follows, eventually breaking parts on this grueling Rubicon Trail challenge.
As the day wound down, the 'wheelers and vets gathered at the granite bowl exit from the hard trail. Sharing and comparing Rubicon experiences, the 2011 Wheelers for the Wounded were headed back to camp for dinner and an evening of R&R!
Back at the camp after a challenging day on the Rubicon Trail, the 4WD volunteers and vets enjoy a great barbecue meal by the Rockheads and a night of live band entertainment by 'After Dark'. Join the fun and campfire cameraderie!
In this address to the group, Dan Hiney emphasizes the Wheelers for the Wounded's purpose. Dan thanks vets for freedoms won and applauds the 4WD volunteers. Del Albright speaks, sharing the Blue Ribbon Coalition's mission. Del also thanks the vets and volunteers.
The Wheelers for the Wounded is a national organization that supports vets with service-connected disabilities and combat wounds. The sole agenda is giving back to vets and showing them a great time in the outdoors—on the best 4WD trails! The WFTW Rubicon Super Event video series includes Rubicon Trail travel and rockcrawling, interviews with vets and comments from drivers and sponsors!
The Part 1 video of Wheelers for the Wounded Rubicon Super Event brings the vehicles onto the trail and introduces some veterans and drivers. Drive the Rubicon Trail with the volunteer drivers and vets!
The Part 2 Video takes viewers deep into the woods on the Rubicon Trail. The trail gets rough and includes some extreme rock crawling—must see Wheelers for the Wounded action at the Little Sluice Box with a Pirate at the wheel and vets on board!
The Part 3 video brings the vets and volunteer 4WD drivers back to camp and an evening of 'R & R' with a great meal and letting go! Join the vets and wheelers, hear what they have to say about the Wheelers for the Wounded Rubicon Super Event...An opportunity to play hard and give back!