Road Legal 4WD Blogs

Road Legal 4WD blogs, podcasts and VLOGS are posted to this area of the site.

The news and update blogs for the Road Legal 4WD Association.

Request to Join the Wisconsin Governor's State Trails Council

I've been going to the Wisconsin Governor's State Trails Council meetings for a while now, and would like the opportunity to represent the 4X4 community in Wisconsin. We need to get more involved with Wisconsin Government and Legislation and as clubs take over the local events for RL4WD, I can now make that change.  Here's a past blog fro...
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March 16th 2020 Updates

I've worked through the weekend to finish all the 501c3 donation packets being made and sent out from Feb. New hoodies, hats and shirts are in and will be added to the store once I have them done up for the videos and pictures for each listing. Right now Eric is screening the next batch of shirts that were out of stock for membership packets. I'm w...
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The Evolution of the Trail Ambassador Program

Some of you may have seen how we're getting volunteers together under our Trail Ambassador program. I want to take a few minutes to explain how this system is evolving and is being used to make more trail riding opportunities. It's our hope to provide educational services like this to Trail Ambassadors, members, and the general public.  Over t...
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Ham Radio in WI and Larger 4X4 Rides VLOG

 Over the last year, we've been working hard to come up with longer distance communication guidelines and we want to work with the right people, clubs, organizations and alike so we can be an asset to the Amateur Radio community. Here's an unscripted VLOG explaining a bit about what we do, where we're at, and how we want to get involved the ri...
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End of Year 2019 VLOG Update

We've had an incredible year of wheeling in 2019. Lots of awesome things are coming together for 2020! Join us at our events and meetings coming up and be part of helping us expand trails, do more rides, and keep trails open!  Wisconsin Updates RL4WDAWe've had a great 2019 season with lots of events, rides and trails opened. We're about to top...
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Free Membership and Premium Membership

As you may have seen in the forums and groups, we've discussed over the last year about adding a limited no-cost membership. This basic membership would allow people to download the public trail maps, partake in reviewing trails, write forum posts, interact on the site, and be part of the community. This option went live a few days ago so...
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Recent Comments
Cory Ripley
I love the idea of a limited free membership. It will give some people a chance to see what the organization is about, and hopeful... Read More
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 16:02
Ryan Harden
Thanks for the comment! Ya, doing anything "free" takes some figuring out on the backside of things, landowner contracts, etc. But... Read More
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 16:09
Rick Andersen
I’m really new to RL4WD . I’ve been looking for a few years to find places around the Madison area where I could get on a trail . ... Read More
Friday, 01 November 2019 19:58
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Ford finally getting back into the RL4WD Market

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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Automakers Seeking to Own Jeep

​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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Allenton, Public Trails, RTI, Signs and 2019

Yesterday we had a blast at The Homestead hosted by Regan and Connie. It featured tech tips about treating rust, public trail system ride, private trail crawl, a BBQ filled with meats & treats, a roaring bonfire and some of the most amazing friends anyone could have. With about 20 rigs (75% of which were new to Allenton), it was great meeting s...
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8/9/18 VLOG: Events, Fundraising, WI Trail Program, and Trail Mapping Examples

 As we continue to push ahead, this week's blog post provides updates on our events, some products being set up for chapter funding, and some images of the trail and way-point directory we're setting up for members.  Below are some samples of the mapping directory. It's turning out really nice! Let us know below if you think we need somet...
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