Wrangler Rider Blogs

Wrangler Rider blogs, podcasts and VLOGS are posted to this area of the site.

New Website Design

New Website Design
So I'm working on the new RL4WD site design. I'm going to design this version of the site as a low-frills, high-usability site. Over the last year, members have been great at expressing what they like and don't like on the website and that's aided us in making something that more usable. Sure, a great design is killer, but if it's not usable it doe...
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ORBA Meeting 6.18.18

ORBA Off Road Business Assoc.
Had a good conversation today with ORBA (Off-Road Business Assoc.) about getting more trails and parks in WI. We talked about a number of very important subjects that we're coming together on to further our WI recreational opportunities. We're working hard to bring resources into the mix that will allow us the best chance to expand locally, regiona...
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Vlog Stardate 41818.5 | Landowners, Mapping and Trail Levels

Trail updates
 In this Vlog I discuss land access updates, mapping and trail levels. Please feel free to write a post below and rate the article. Thanks! 
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The importance of chapters and clubs

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In this blog we talk about some of the importance of chapters and clubs pertaining to land access.  
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Wisconsin Jeepers in the News

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It's fun being part of the Jeeping community! Today, Jillian Ellison from the Wisconsin USA Today Network wrote an article on the Jeep Wave as a symbol of community. It was a great article showcasing the unity of owners, family and friends who own Jeeps. Click here to read the article and watch the video (be ready for a TON of ads though).  Wi...
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Ford finally getting back into the RL4WD Market

Ford Bronco Outline Teaser From Today
It's been a long time coming but Ford announced that in 2020 the Bronco is coming back. While that's great news, today Ford announced yet ANOTHER RL4WD that is yet unnamed. This new line of smaller SUV is being claimed as one of their most capable off-road trail machines. Will Jeep finally see modern day competition?  Surprise! Joining th...
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Together we trail, divided we fail.

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More trails and parks in Wisconsin, that's the goal. We're not just a social club, we are working daily to get more trails and parks. Today we're at the state tourism conference (see more at  https://wranglerriders.com/chapters/hosts/add-event/14-wranglerwisconsin ). Most people don't know we're doing weekly talks with land managers, DNR, Legi...
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Gaining Access VLOG 2/13/18

VLOG 2/13/18
This video VLOG talks expresses some thoughts on how we get more trails and parks in WI. Core setup still happening, things are still being developed.   Wisconsin is home to some of the best natural land features on the planet. If we can get trails in even a small part of these areas, Wisconsin will almost instantly hit international 4x4 ...
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Signage Program

Scouting Trails
  As we design the trails for our 3 rd park, I've noticed some things we can improve upon for trail signage. While the numbering system is a great start, I think we're able to tweak it in order to offer more information to members. Signage is a key element to informing patrons on the risks a trail or intense use area has. It has to be done rig...
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Wrangler VLOG 12.27.17 What makes a RL4WD Trail?

Wrangler VLOG 12.27.17 What makes a RL4WD Trail?
In today's VLOG, I talk about some updates and what makes a good RL4WD trail. We're working on getting more trails in Wisconsin in 2018 and we're gearing up to bring you awesome map and educational programs soon!  
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Horicon Recreation Opportunities Analysis

Horicon Recreation Opportunities Analysis
Last night Regan, Connie, Tom and I met at the DNR Horicon ROA. Wrangler Riders has been attempting to go to these meetings across the state to express our need for RL4WD trails and parks. Our members have done a fantastic job of voicing their interests via the online and printed surveys. It's our goal to represent RL4WD enthusiasts in Wisconsin so...
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Oct Post Camp Vlog 17

Oct 2017 Wrangler Riders Camp
As Fall turns to Winter, Wrangler Riders continues it's steady pace of growth and events. There are a lot of important things happening in Oct. of 2017 and this Vlog talks about some of these things. 
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Setting the ground work for Wisconsin

Setting the ground work for Wisconsin
​We've had a very productive Summer growing and getting ready to help get more riding trails in Wisconsin. While there is a lot of work ahead of us, the feedback from all the work we've done so far has been very positive. Talking with industry giants to local clubs, we've begun to form or plan to embark on something the RLTV (Road Legal Trail Vehic...
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New Membership Cards and Stickers VLOG 1

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The newly made stickers will be here Friday. I'll be sending out the new memberships on Monday! New membership cards will also be badges for Modified and Founding members so you can use your membership card as a meet and greet badge at social gatherings. Current modified and founding members that have plastic cards, I'll bring the badge maker to ev...
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Local Jeep Wrangler Owner Saving People In Houston After Hurricane Harvey

Houston Flood Waters
Hurricane Harvey was a category 4 hurricane as it approached land dumping over 51 inches of rain in and around Houston, Texas. The storm has destroyed over and estimated $40 billion, taken many lives, and has left thousands stranded. With all the devastation, the country has begun pulling together to help out. One such person helping save people is...
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Automakers Seeking to Own Jeep

Jeep through the years.
​There's been a lot of news this week about possible automakers buying Fiat Chrysler, Ram or Jeep. Shortly after news was announced this week, Fiat posted conflicting news that all but shut down this "so called news" stories.  First we have the news that Great Wall was going to make an offer that surfaced from auto news to four wheeler and the...
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8/17/17 Updates

Iron Range Junk on a Roll Trip last weekend
Should have the forums online this weekend. The riding area pages feature images, video, map files and more. Cool stuff happening on the site. Working on some of the menu templates, I see they are falling behind some of the page menus yet. Yadda Yadda Yadda (insert dull website chat here).  The ride coming up is looking fing awesome! If you ha...
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Wrangler Rider Blogs

Wrangler Rider Blogs
Thanks to our members, we've been able to do a lot of things with this site. Our goal is to provide Wrangler Rider members with a complete website full of events, media, training, maps and more. Our chapters will have some of the best tools available for helping Wrangler owners communicate, connect and hit the trails.  Connecting wrangler owne...
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