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The TrailChasers Podcast

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We are dedicated to helping people and companies in the off road, offroad, four wheeling, 4x4, and overlanding communities tell their stories. If you drive a Jeep, a Toyota, a Nissan, or one of those Land Rovers, you will find someone in our group that shares your passion. Check us out at www.trailc… read more

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Ep 90 Rebroadcast: Offroad Brewfest

May 13th, 2021


Because we didn't record this week, I thought it would be fun to revisit one of our favorite episodes. This is a recap of an event we did in San …

Ep 174: Wheeling Wine and Whiskey

May 6th, 2021


Jason and Chris from the Wheeling Wine and Whiskey podcast join us and it was great! If you've listened to their show, you know they are a lot of fun. We had a great conversation about everything and nothing at the same …

Ep 173: Camping Guide

April 29th, 2021


We go through the Complete Guide to Camping from an outdoor magazine, Jose talks about a truck that is $20k over MSRP, and we listen to voicemails from you guys.

Ep 172: Daily Driven Nissans and Random Call In

April 22nd, 2021


Dave from @daily_driven_nissans joins us and then a listener breaks the matrix and finds a way to call in to the show live. It's a random episode, but was a lot of fun.

Ep 171: Mojave Trail Registration

April 15th, 2021


The registration page for #mojave2021 has gone live and people are registered to join us for the annual Memorial Day trip. We are putting together the details now, but it's going to be another epic adventure.

Ep 170: Yucca Manufacturing

April 8th, 2021


Jared from @yuccamnfg joins us because Casey made him do it. Once we got on mic, he proved to fit right in with the guys. He managed to tell us about the awesome new cargo racks he makes for the #broncosport while still …

Ep_169_Trail Ratings and Commuter 4x4's

April 1st, 2021


We finish rating the trails on Matt's list then we discuss what kind of offroad commuter vehicle a co-worker should by. Why does it always come down …

Ep 168: Matt Has Topics

March 26th, 2021


Matt steps up to the plate and delivers a three-pointer from the line to win the match in the third period.This is just a bunch of random sports words in honor of Matt bringing topics to the show.

Ep 167: Dr. Deathwobble

March 18th, 2021


Ken aka @dr.deathwobble from @expedition_vehicle_outfitters joins us to talk about at it's like to outfit vehicles and go wheeling in the frozen tundra of Michigan and his growing YouTube channel. Then the guys address …

Ep 166: Movie Talk

March 12th, 2021


You get movie talk and randomness this week. We discuss Marvel movies, Nicolas Cage as Wolverine, and who is Moon Knight. We get a couple of voice …

Ep 165: Never Make Eye Contact

March 4th, 2021


Casey joins us this week because we had nothing else to talk about. Somehow, we get advice on what to do when you are Laughlin. We discuss Jose's new …

Ep 164: Jose Brought Some Topics This Time

February 25th, 2021


Jose came prepared with enough topics to fill a show, then Matt and Cody took it off the rails to talk about #kohlscash, golf shirts, and #pacificrim …

Ep 163: Kevin Jones

February 18th, 2021


@ultra4jones joins us to talk about his experience at #KOH2021 He shares the ups and downs of prepping for race day and how the #roadianMTX tires did …

Ep 162: Rocklander Project

February 11th, 2021


Billy from @rocklander.project joins us to talk about how his family camping trips have turned in to a passion project that he shares with his kids. Then, Cody goes on a rant about his feelings towards people in the …

Ep 161: Backroad Exploration

February 4th, 2021


We talk to Jared Oldham from @backroadexploration about his YouTube channel and the adventures he and his family take in Utah. He's not afraid to go out and explore the world around him, just to experience the world. Go …

Ep 16: True North Racing

January 29th, 2021


We spent the evening talking to a whole gaggle of #canadians and it was great! The guys from @truenorthracing are on this week talking about all …

Ep 159: Cali Raised LED

January 21st, 2021


After some technical issues, we settle in ans talk to Chris and Blake from @cali_raised_led It's a great story about how a small start to a business …

Ep 158: It's Jose's Fault

January 7th, 2021


Jose Promised to bring some topics to the studio that would give us some great content to talk about. He didn't, so this is what you get. #randomness …

Ep 157: Autumn Nyiri from Peterson Auto Museum

December 31st, 2020


Atumn Nyiri from @Petersen_Museum joins us to talk about the new Extreme Conditions exhibit @petersenmusem We learn about how she was able to convince people to let her take their prize possessions and then Matt tries …

Ep 156: Randomness

December 24th, 2020


Because we failed at getting all the content we expected to get at the #winterexpedition, you get to listen to us talk about random stuff this week.

Ep 155: Kevin Jones and Winter Expedition

December 17th, 2020


We went out to Arizona for our #winterexpedition and while we were there, we interviewed @ultra4jones about how he is building and racing an #ultra4 …

Ep 154: Overland Site

December 10th, 2020


Ferenc Elekes from @overlandsite joins us to talk about his EPIC adventures. While the rest of us are pretending to be adventurers, he is out there living the adventure lifestyle like a boss and I am super jealous!

Ep 153: Overland Flagstaff

December 3rd, 2020


Mike Rickerd from @overlandflagstaff joins us to talk about how he his building a company that provides the tools necessary for people to get out in …

Ep 152: This Episode Sucks

November 26th, 2020


All three of us recorded remotely this week and Cody borked the audio somehow. He did his best to clean it up, but #thisepisodesucks. If you can listen to it, we appreciate it. If not, come back next week for your …

Ep 151: Chase Gentry (Adventure.Ovrlnd)

November 19th, 2020


Chase Gentry from @adventure.ovrlnd joins us to talk about the struggles of being a small business owner during Covid, his recent adventures in Moab, UT, and how he likes the Nexen Roadian MTX tires.

Ep 150: Air Down Offroad

November 12th, 2020


Brian from Airdown Offroad comes on the show to talk about how he has been able to grow his outdoor lifestyle apparel brand from the ground-up and then he and Cody geek out on creating shirt designs....their wives are …

Ep 149: See You in Arizona

November 5th, 2020


We talk about how much maintenance Jose has to do in order to keep his #80series running. Then we discuss the upcoming Winter Expedition. Registration is live, so sign up and join us!

Ep 148: Edward Shin

October 29th, 2020


Edward Shin joins us to talk about how his #youtube channel has grown from some simple backpacking videos to a full-on, adventure video production. …

Ep 147: Expedition Team Overland

October 22nd, 2020


Rob Frank from @expeditionteamoverland joins us to talk about building a new brand from scratch and creating content that helps the community and helps his family preserve their adventuring memories. Then we talk about …

Ep 146: Snail Trail 4x4

October 15th, 2020


Jimmy and Tyler from @snailtrail4x4 join us to talk about how they have built a following on YouTube and with their podcast by just being two genuine …

Ep 145: Ironman 4x4

October 8th, 2020


Luke Schnake from @ironman4x4america joins us to talk about bringing a globally recognized, iconic offroad and outdoor brand to the states. Go to to see all of their offroad, overland, and outdoor …

Ep 144: OEM Audio Plus

October 1st, 2020


Daniel LeBlanc from @oemaudioplus joins us to talk about the new products they are launching for #jeep products. We have personally heard their systems and they are awesome! Then the guys talk about Cody latest injury …

Ep 143: JV Clean Up and Stuff

September 24th, 2020


We recap the #johnsonvalley clean up we did with @bajaforged and @lge_ctsmotorsports then we discuss some random stuff

Ep 142: The Kessel Run

September 17th, 2020


Come join us in Johnson Valley for our Trail clean-up with @lge-ctsmotorsports. We also talk about the upcoming #kesselrun that we have planned for October with the LGE-CTS Team.

Ep 141: Express Rally #2 & Labor Day Run

September 10th, 2020


Scott and Aaron from @expressrally join us to talk about the stuff they have planned with their Overland Adventure Series. Don't miss out on the opportunity to join them on their upcoming New Mexico trip! Then we talk …

Ep 140: Ted Wentz from Quadratec

September 3rd, 2020


Ted Wentz from @quadratec joins us to talk about the history of the company, his favorite vehicles, and what he's looking forward to doing when the world gets back to normal. Then, we take questions from the live chat …

Ep 139: Double Headed Spear

August 27th, 2020


Casey joins us in the studio so that we can review some of his recent life decisions and make fun of him for becoming the other tip of Matt's spear. We have some other random conversations about stuff that doesn't …

Ep 138: Trail Adventures TV

August 20th, 2020


ZR2 Dave from @trailadventurestv joins us to talk about how he started, how he makes his videos, and what he has coming up. Go over to Trail Adventures TV on YouTube and subscribe to his channel. Then, the guys discuss …

Ep 137: White Knuckle Offroad

August 13th, 2020


John and Natalie from @whiteknuckleoffroadproducts join us to talk about their legendary rock sliders and all of the new stuff they are working on. Then we talk about Cody's trip through #rattlesnakecanyon and Jose's …

Ep 136: You Got Burned

August 6th, 2020


Joe from Foothill Safety Services comes on to talk about how to treat burns on the trail. Then the guys go through all the feedback we got about the bicycle episode. Looks like you guys wanna ride!

Ep 135: Taint Pillows and Space Tamales

July 30th, 2020


Cody talks about his new love for riding bicycles and we try to convince Matt to go mountain biking. Honestly, I don't even remember the conversation about the space tamales, but it made the title anyway.  

Ep 134: Life of an Adventurer

July 23rd, 2020


Mark Garcia from Life of an Adventurer joins us to talk about all of his experiences, his travels, the event he has coming up this weekend, and aliens. Yes, Matt and Jose got super excited. Then we talk about the …

Ep 133: Mutha Buckin Bronco

July 16th, 2020


The guys watch the #fordbronco release video and then talk about all of the reasons Cody wants to buy one. We talk about our epically bad trip to …

Ep 132: Baja Forged

July 9th, 2020


Sara and Theresa from LGE-CTS join us to talk about their new venture, Baja Forged, These new products will now allow regular shmoe's like us to …

Ep 131: We Don't Know

July 2nd, 2020


Our scheduled interview fell through so we just talked about some random stuff this week. It included Matt's first run in the truck after the Icon …

Ep 130: Trail Safety Guy and Outer Limits Kits

June 25th, 2020


@thetrailsafety guy comes down to the minor leagues to slum it with us after hanging out with @trailrecon for a while. After the conversation about "bones," I am sure he regrets it. We go through our new …

Ep 129: Sara Price

June 18th, 2020


Accomplished motocross, X-Games, offroad racer, and now Extreme-E racer, Sara Price joins us to talk about her journey to awesomeness. She is a lot of fun to talk to and apparently, she gets bored a lot. I don't see how …

Ep 128: News and Stuff

June 11th, 2020


We talk about our day trip to the high desert, go over some news, and discuss a bunch of other random stuff.

Ep 127: Brandon Currie from RockJock

June 4th, 2020


Brandon Currie joins us to talk about RockJock and we talk about how Cody says stupid things in front of his dad, John Currie. Then we discuss how there is a new Ford Ranger in the stable and when we are going to …

Ep 126: Only One U-Turn

May 28th, 2020


Presented by Nexen Tire and Icon Vehicle Dynamics: This week we recap out trip across the Mojave Trail. Only one u-turn and nobody died. We consider …

Ep 125: Nissan Nation Productions

May 21st, 2020


Presented by Nexen Tire and Icon Vehicle Dynamics: Dave and Dan from @nissannationproductions join us to talk about all things #nissan, cross-country tips for survival, and why the TC theme song rocks so hard! These …

Ep 124: Express Rally

May 14th, 2020


Presented by Nexen Tire and Icon Vehicle Dynamics:

We talk to Scott and Aaron from Express Rally about how they are taking their successful road …

Ep 123: I Was Cool

May 7th, 2020


Apparently, Cody was not as cool as he thought he was back in the day. This makes him sad. To cheer him up, we talk about the possibility of going on …

Ep 122: Don't Get Your Wrangler Wet

April 30th, 2020


We talk about how Jeep Wranglers are king of the mountain, as long as it's a dry mountain. We discuss our dreams of owning a classic Bronco, and Matt is still obsessed with Thunderdome 

Ep 121: Insatiable Ball Monster

April 23rd, 2020


Prior to our discussion about the #insatiableball monster, we talk about the new Bronco Sport and the new Frontier. We discuss how #TeamEVGA is helping us get better at streaming and the possibility of doing the Mojave …

Ep 120: Watch OUt for the Vampies!

April 16th, 2020


We start-off OK with a discussion about the new Land Rover Defender 90. But then, we go off the rails talking about quarantine, and which type of zombies will be the worst part of the apocalypse. We all decided that the …

Ep 119: The Un-Live Q&A Session

April 9th, 2020


We tried to do a live Q&A Session on YouTube with some of our friends, but Cody failed to get it to work. Looks like that stimulus money is going …

Ep 118: The Wives Take Over

April 2nd, 2020


This week, our wives sit down in the studio and talk about what amazing husbands we are, how good we drive, and why they can't live without us. At least, that's what I heard. They did a great job and I am sure they will …

Ep 117: Social Distancing

March 26th, 2020


This week, we act responsibly and record over video chat. In reality, I was just tired of Matt and Jose eating all the food in my house when they come over. 

We also spend some time talking to some of our friends in the …

Ep 116: TheTrailTrek

March 19th, 2020


This week, Andre from @thetrailtrek joins us to talk about all things #subaru and #overlanding. Then he tries to convince us to out a diesel engine in our tents. What's that about?

@nexentireusa @ivdsuspension 

BONUS: Four Wheeler Adventure Expo Pt 2

March 15th, 2020


In this episode we have all of the interviews from the #fourwheelermag #adventureexpo in Orange County last weekend. Thank you to all of the people that took the time to talk to us.



Ep 115: Four Wheeler Adventure Expo Pt1

March 12th, 2020


The @fourwheelermag #adventureexpo in #orangecounty was a huge success. We were able to interview @truckshowpodcast @trailrecon and @xoverland in Part 1 of our coverage of the event. Additional interviews will be …

Ep 114: Jillian Rebekah

March 5th, 2020


This week we talk to @jillianrebekah joins us in the studio. We talk to her about how and why she found herself on the path of an outdoor adventure seeker, her journey in to the offroad world, and what she has learned …

Ep 113: Outer Limit Supply and Voice Mail

February 27th, 2020


Presented by Nexen Tire and Icon Vehicle Dynamics: This week we talk to Travis from @outer_limit_supply about their awesome life safety gear. Then we catch up on listener voice mails, talk about home made rockets, …

Ep 112: Adam Pfeifer (oh_that_1_dude)

February 20th, 2020


Presented by Nexen Tire and Icon Vehicle Dynamics: This week we talk to Adam Pfeifer (@oh_that_1_dude) about how he rolled his Jeep at King of the …

Ep 111: Icon Overland Experience at KOH

February 13th, 2020


Presented by Nexen Tire and I con Vehicle Dynamics:

The event that Icon Vehicle Dynamics put on, in conjunction with Trigger Controller and Shift …

Ep 110: Rooftop Tents with Mark and Lauren

February 6th, 2020


Presented by @nexentireusa and @ivdynamics

Listeners Mark (@webberlander) and Lauren (@happycamper512) teach us everything we need to know about rooftop tents and now we want one. Cody, Matt, and Jose talk about the …

Ep 109: Icon Vehicle Dynamics and Syndicate Offroad

January 30th, 2020


Presented by Nexen Tire & Icon Vehicle Dynamics: Danny from @syndicate.offroad tells us about the new #overland trailers they are building. Then, @ivdsuspension comes on so that we can announce that Icon Vehicle …

Ep 108: Trigger Controller and What Did Matt Eat?

January 23rd, 2020


This week, Rory from AAC Brands and @triggercontroller joins us to talk about their innovative products and the new hardware they are distributing. …

Ep 107: Shower Pouch and the Ford Ranger

January 16th, 2020


We talk to Mike and Omar from @showerpouch about their awesome hygiene products. Then we compare the new #ford #ranger to the #tacoma Should Cody buy …

Ep 106: The Trail Medic and Voice Mails

January 9th, 2020


We do our best to derail @thetrailmedic while he is trying to give us valuable information on bleeding control. Then we go through some listener …

Ep 105: Winter Expedition Recap and Burger Wars

January 2nd, 2020


We talk about our trip to #ocotillowells for the Winter Expedition. It was a wet and sloppy trip. Then, somehow, we start a war: Which burger is better? #5guys vs #innout

Ep 104: Ground Pounder Coffee

December 26th, 2019


Jim from @ground_pounder_coffee_llc comes in to the studio to educate us on what makes coffee good and we come up with a few "good" ideas for his next brew. Then we talk about the upcoming trip to Ocotillo Wells after …

Ep 103: The Trail Medic and Good Samaritans

December 19th, 2019


Joe K, @thetrailmedic joins us in studio to talk about the #goodsmaritanlaw then we listen to some of the interviews from the @shred_n_tread event at O'neill

Ep 102: The 12 Days of Giftmas

December 12th, 2019


We recap the @shred_n_tread event at @oneillusa Then we speak to Danny from @syndicate_offroad and Charlie from @redlandsjeep about their canned food drive on Dec 14th. Finally, we talk to Melissa from @ragofabrication …

Ep 101: We're Doin' It Live

December 5th, 2019


We do a little experiment an try to stream the show live on Instagram while we recorded it. We talk to @shred_n_tread about the upcoming meetup @oneillusa and we recap the adventure we had with @mountain_hatch and …

Ep 100: The TCP Turns 100!

November 28th, 2019


We can't believe we made it to 100 episodes. Thank you listeners, we appreciate you. We take this opportunity to go back and look at where all this started and how things progressed along the way. Then we talk about the …

Ep 99: Skeletons, Lanterns and Randomness

November 21st, 2019


We start the show, kind of off-the-cuff, and it really snowballs from there. We discuss everything from the #ford #mustangmache to #disneyland to …

BONUS: SEMA Interviews Part 2

November 17th, 2019


This is the second part of the interviews we did @semashow We talk to @centerforce @lancecampers @hellwigproducts @raddfloshocks @falconshocks @satreatments and Rock Jock Suspension

Ep 98: SEMA Pt1 and The Trail Medic

November 14th, 2019


Joe K "The Trail Medic" joins us for the first of what we hope to bea whole series of segments to talk about the basics of a first aid kit. Then we …

Ep 97: The Unsupervised Matt & Jose Show

November 7th, 2019


While Cody was at SEMA, Matt and Jose took over the studio and recorded an episode without any adult supervision. They go through Cody's underwear …

Ep 96: Rachelle Croft Returns

November 1st, 2019


Rochelle Croft comes back on to the show to talk about her recent win in the @rebellerally with @taylor.pawley. We loved the way she talks about how …

This Is Not The Episode You Are Looking For

October 31st, 2019


Hey, We had an issue when we tried to publish this week's episode. We ran out of storage on our media host. Don't fret. The storage allotment will reset on Nov 1, so this episode will be out on Friday. Sorry Y'all and …

Ep 95: Facebook Sucks and Listener Feedback

October 24th, 2019


Presented by Nexen Tire: Cody talks about why Facebook sucks then we go through some of the feedback you left as part of the @nexentireusa Second Chance Giveaway.

Ep 94: Tony May and Rigs & Kids

October 17th, 2019


Presented by @nexentireusa

After recapping the Rigs & Kids event @smtoyota with @_robdaman we talk to Tony May from @jeepnationtv

Interviews and Mentions:

36m57s-Bryan Taylor @ivdynamics

38m17s- Mike Mamic @smtoyota

Ep 93: Rachelle Croft and Nexen Tire Giveaway

October 10th, 2019


Presented by Nexen Tire: After giving away a set of #roadianmtx tires to a deserving listener, we talk to @rachelle_croft from @theexelles She tells us about what it takes to build a life around your passion and how she …

Bonus Episode: Offroad Expo Interviews

October 6th, 2019


Here is the bonus content that we weren't able to get to on our regularly scheduled podcast. There are a lot of good interviews and general …

Ep 92: Offroad Expo 2019 Recap

October 3rd, 2019


Presented by Nexen Tire: We spent the entire weekend in the @nexentireusa booth at #offroadexpo We gave away a lot of swag, got Omaha'd a bunch, and had an epic weekend. Thank you to Nexen for setting us up in their …

Ep 91: Come See Us at the Offroad Expo

September 26th, 2019


Presented by Nexen Tire: We go through some listener feedback then we take a look at our calendar for the next few months. Be sure to come out and see us at the @nexentireusa booth at the @offroadexpo on Sep 28 & 29 …

Ep_90: Offroad Brewfest with Syndicate Offroad

September 19th, 2019


Presented by Nexen Tire: We recap the @syndicate.offroad brewfest @stonebrewing We talk to @mountain_hatch @redlandsjeep Henry with @jlwranglers @syndicate_yotas @traumapak @db_flags

This was an amazing event and we …

Ep 89: Jeremy Headlee and Nexen Tire Giveaway

September 12th, 2019


Presented by @nexentireusa : We talk to Jeremy Headlee from @ivdsuspension about the path he took to becoming the Marketing Manager at Icon Vehicle Dynamics. Then, we draw the winners of the Nexen Tire Gieveaway …

Ep 88: Sorry Motor Trend

September 5th, 2019


Presented by Nexen Tires

After having some discussion about the passing of Jessi Combs, we review an article from @motortrend. It unexpectedly went off the rails and I think Matt may have just started a feud with the …

Ep 87: Icon Ride and Drive Event

August 29th, 2019


Presented by @nexentireusa : The Trailchaser Team was given the opportunity to experience #iconequipped vehicles on a race track. That's right, the …

Ep 86: Joe Cardenas and All J Open House

August 22nd, 2019


We talk to Joe Cardenas from @joecal_tacomas @socaltacomas @socalyotas @_lifes_trails @bjjmojo We talk about how he has a full time job managing …

Ep 85: Nexen Tire Giveaway and Casey Sisson

August 15th, 2019


We are giving away a set of Nexen Roadian MTX Tires from @nexentireusa Listen to the episode to find out how you can #enter and #win the #contest We also talk to Casey Sisson about the awesome #yj he is building and you …

Ep 84: Electric Trucks

August 8th, 2019


We look at some of the new electric trucks coming out in the near future and discuss them as if we have any business buying one. As much as we would …

Ep 83: Paul Jho from Nexen and Storm Area 51

August 1st, 2019


We talk to Paul Jho, the Motorsports Senior Manager for @nexentireusa about Nexen being the official sponsor of The Trailchasers Podcast. Then, Cody …

Ep 82: Syndicate Offroad & We Are Getting Old

July 25th, 2019


We talk to the guys @syndicate.offroad about an event they have coming up @stonebrewing in Escondido. Then, Cody & Matt talk about how they are completely falling apart and we just just be put down. Seriously, how …

Ep 81: Erica Sacks

July 18th, 2019


As you know, Cody gets lost, a lot! So we had Erica Sacks on the show to try and fix what's wrong with him. Spoiler Alert, It didn't work. At least we get to hear the story of how Erica started racing with her dad and …

Ep 80: White Knuckle Install and Pioneertown

July 11th, 2019


We discuss our installation of the @whiteknuckleoffroadproducts sliders on Jose's #80series #landcruiser. Then we talk about our trip from Pioneertown to Big Bear. Apparently, Cody didn't read his own itinerary and Jose …

Ep 79: Happy Anniversary Matt

July 4th, 2019


This week, we look back on the start of Matt's path towards the Podcast Hall of Fame...from there, it's pretty much off the rails, as you would …

Ep 78: Cody's Back From Vacation

June 27th, 2019


Even though he didn't want to come home, Cody is back from vacation in Cabo. The guys get together on a quick video chat to discuss Cody's trip, our new Baja Guide, Luis, we say thank you to @mountain_hatch for the …

Ep 77: Where's Matt?

June 20th, 2019


Cody and Jose speculate on what Matt had to do that was more important than recording the show. Then we talk about Father's Day, Why we got some …

Ep 76: Melinda Russell

June 13th, 2019


After Matt makes it clear that he no longer wants to work with Cody, we discuss a topic sent in by a listener about going from a Wangler to something more economical. Then we talk to Melinda Raussell, Founder of …

Ep 75: The Matt and Jose Show

June 6th, 2019


While Cody is off on Daddy-Duty, Jose comes in and picks up the slack. Matt and Jose talk about Mojave, the Frontier, and some craziness, which …

Ep 74: Mojave Trail Recap

May 30th, 2019


We made it through the desert and NOBODY DIED! We talk about our recent trip on the Mojave Trail and interview a few of the listeners that joined us for the trip. We may, or may not, have gotten lost a few times. You …

Ep 73: Warfighter Made

May 23rd, 2019


We talk to Rob and Lindsey from @warfightermade. We try to understand their mission and all of the amazing work that they do for our #veterans. We tackle some very serious topics and hope that if you are impacted by any …

Ep 72: Maps & the Mojave Trail

May 16th, 2019


Matt and Cody talk about all the nerdy mapping tools we use to create the maps for our trips. Then, we walk through the upcoming #mojavetrail trip. …

Ep 71: Rich Klein (4 Low Magazine, We Rock & Dirt Riot)

May 9th, 2019


We talk to Rich Klein from 4 Low Magazine, We Rock and Dirt Riot about how he decided to quit a successful career to pursue his passion and about how …

Ep 70: Steven Lutz (Rugged Rocks/Rugged Routes)

May 2nd, 2019


We talk to Steve from @ruggedrocks and @ruggedroutes about the work he has done in the #nissan offroad space and in #gps routing. We discover that Steve is a mad scientist that hangs out with people on the International …

Ep 69: Big Island Off Road and Syndicate Offroad

April 25th, 2019


This week we talk about the recent blog update that recaps our #cleghorn run and when we stopped by the @syndicate.offroad meet-n-greet. Then, we get …

Ep 68: NEXEN Roadian MTX and Robert Otwell

April 18th, 2019


We recap the time that Cody spent in #bigbear and #cougarbuttes on the @nexentireusa #roadianmtx tire test, then we talk to Robert from @otwellweldingandfabrication about his awesome Gen 1 #tacoma and his amazing …

Ep 67: Nexen Roadian MTX Test Part 1

April 12th, 2019


Cody had the opportunity to go up to #bigbear and test the @nexentireusa #roadianmtx tires on some really fun trails. This episode is the interviews that he did while on the trail run and next week will will go in to …

Ep 66: Rob Daman

April 4th, 2019


Matt tells us about his dirt bike trip last weekend, then we talk to Rob Dman (@_robdaman). Rob is a YouTube Creator that is passionate about his …

Ep 65: EcoKrawl Recap and UFO's

March 28th, 2019


We recap our time as the emcees of the @ecokrawl event this weekend in Norco, Ca. We have interviews with @unboundmo @otwellweldingandfabrication @slickrockgear @atomicmonkeyindustries @currirenterprises …

Ep 64: Adventure Ovrlnd

March 21st, 2019


We talk to Chase & Jackie Gentry about @adventure.ovrlnd, @gentrygym and all the hard work that goes in to making it all work. These two have a great story and they are inspiring on so many levels. We appreciated …

Ep 63: 4WP Riverside & Terry from EcoKrawl

March 14th, 2019


Matt, Jose, and Cody are sitting around the booth at the @4wpriverside talkin' trash and sharing random information that has no value at all. We get an update from Matt on his quest for a new vehicle, then, Terry Burke …

Ep 62: TDS & 4WP Madness in March

March 7th, 2019


We hear a voicemail from Casey about how he broke down..again. Cody recaps his trip to Tierra Del Sol where he gets lost (no surprise). And we talk …

Ep 61: Terry Madden

February 28th, 2019


This week we have a conversation with Terry Madden, an accomplished off-road racer, recovery expert, and mentor to the next generation of drivers. He tells us about where he comes from, how he got in to the off road …

Ep 60: Bee Canyon

February 21st, 2019


We talk about how Cody's truck may or may not make it back from a trip to Mexico, then Jose comes on to talk about the snow wheeling we did at Bee Canyon after he saw the trail on the @offroadrookies page @falkentire

Ep 59: John Kingston (Roaming Lost)

February 15th, 2019


This week Brandon (@code_5337) stops by to recap how Falken did at KOH 2019. Then we speak to John Kingston (@roaminglost) about his photography career, BLM clean up efforts, his #mitsubishimontero, and his new podcast.

Ep 58: Cody's Dying

February 7th, 2019


Matt unknowingly steps in to the den of death and tries to survive whatever it is that is trying to kill Cody. Then we talk about the upcoming @4WheelParts March Madness event and Cody talks about his tour of the …

Ep 57: Matt's Drive Home

January 31st, 2019


Cody's house was attacked by the plague and Matt was smart enough to stay away. Because we had to cancel the interviews we had planned, we decided to do a call on Matt's drive home from work to just catch up on some …

Ep 56: EcoKrawl Day 2 (Jan 20, 2019)

January 24th, 2019


This is the recap of Day 2 of the EcoKrawl event that took place on January 19th and 20th, 2019. We had the opportunity to have conversations with …

Ep 55: EcoKrawl Day 1 (Jan 19, 2019)

January 22nd, 2019


This is the recap of Day 1 of the EcoKrawl event that took place on January 19th and 20th, 2018. We had the opportunity to have conversations with @empire_jeep_club, @bobbylickatoe, @airdown_offroad, @milkteacoma, …

Ep 54: Syndicate Jeep Club

January 17th, 2019


We talk to the members of the Inland Empire Jeep Club and Syndicate Offroad about their merger to create Syndicate Jeep Club. We also go through some listener feedback, talk about the upcoming EcoKrawl event, and …

Ep 53: AJ Van De Water (Fotornr)

January 10th, 2019


We give you guys a recap of our Ocotillo Wells trip at the end of December, then we talk to AJ Van De Water @fotornr on Instagram. He tells us his inspiring story with an infectious amount of enthusiasm and we love it. …

Ep 52: Terry Burk from EcoKrawl

January 4th, 2019


We go through the iTunes reviews from December then we have a conversation with Terry Burk from @EcoKrawl. Terry tells us about the upcoming EcoKrawl event in Norco, CA on Jan 19th & 20th. Please go get your tickets …

Ep 51: Empire Jeep Club Toy Drive Recap

December 27th, 2018


This week, we go through the audio that Matt and Jose recorded while at the Empire Jeep Club Toy Drive. We recap some of the stuff we did this year and talk about plans for the future. Thank you to all of you for an …

Ep 50: Amy Granat from CORVA

December 20th, 2018


Amy Granat, Managing Director from the California Off Road Vehicle Association, talks to us about the work that CORVA does to help insure that all of us have access to public lands for the off road recreation that we …

Ep 49: Fred Brown from Mountain Hatch

December 13th, 2018


Fred from Mountain Hatch tells us about how a spilled cup of cocoa spawned a whole family business and how they are developing a solid following …

Ep 48: Empire Jeep Club

December 6th, 2018


Joe, Gus, and Ricardo come and hang out in the spare bedroom with Matt and Cody. We talk about the upcoming Toy Drive on Dec 14th, their trail breakage, and ghost hunting at 2am. Please come and join us at Mountain …

Ep 47: Kira Murdock (@dirt.vader)

November 29th, 2018


We talk to Kira Murdock, @dirt.vader on Instagram. She tells us about how her love of off roading and her career in film recently came together for an epic day on the job. Cody & Matt talk about a recent trip to …

Ep 46: California Wildfires

November 22nd, 2018


This week, Matt and Cody talk about some things that have been going on with us and our plans for the future of the show. We also spend some time talking about ways you can help support those effected by the California …

Ep 045: Matt's First Episode (Re-broadcast)

November 17th, 2018


Because Matt and Cody are looooosers, we have to re-run one of our recent shows this week. So, we decided to re-broadcast the first episode Matt was …

Ep 044: Charity Calendar w/ Syndicate Offroad and SEMA Part 2

November 8th, 2018


We launch or first annual #offroadcharitycalendar #contest with @syndicate.offroad and we hear interviews from SEMA with @milkteacoma @ivdsuspension @maxtraxhq @takemaxtrax @jcroffroad @dometic

For more info on the …

Ep 43: Interviews from SEMA- Part 1

November 2nd, 2018


Since Matt was a no-show at SEMA, our "Man on the Streets," Jose came out to Vegas with Cody and helped us get some interviews from the floor of the show. Thank you very much to Hellwig Products, Advanced Fuel Dynamics, …

Ep 42: What Happened to Cody?

October 25th, 2018


Today we ask what happened to Cody. He used to be cool. And, we talk about the @empire_jeep_club trunk-or-treat event and the donuts & coffee …

Ep 41: Marvin Uribe from Beyond Wraps

October 18th, 2018


Cody and Matt have a conversation with Marvin from Beyond Wraps this week and we learn about his craft. Apparently, he doesn't think that our duct tape skills are up to his standards.

@beyondwraps, @philconvissor, …

Ep 40: The Forearm of Justice and the Tacoma 3G Event

October 11th, 2018


We intended to spend the full episode talking about the Tacoma 3G event in Oceanside. Somehow we get side tracked and spend a significant amount of …

Ep 39: Tacoma 3G and the Off Road Expo

October 4th, 2018


We get a report about the #OffRoadExpo from Jose, our Man on the Streets and then we talk to Jay from #Tacoma3G about their upcoming Open House on October 6, 2018 in Oceanside, CA.




Ep 38: Lucas Off Road Races

September 27th, 2018


Matt and Cody got the chance to go to the #lucasoil off road races at #glenhelen raceway. We were also lucky enough to get in to the #vip booth with #falkentire. Learn why Matt will never become an #offroad racer.


Ep 37: Mario Rago

September 20th, 2018


We get the chance to talk to Mario Rago from @ragofabrication and hear the story of how he and Melissa got to where they are today. Cody and Matt almost die when the recording computer went nuclear on us!

@falkentire, …

Ep 36: Hurricane Florence Relief

September 14th, 2018


We have a brief conversation with Scott from @boldoverland about the relief efforts for the people effected by #hurricaneflorence Please listen and …

Ep 35: Nobody Died!

September 13th, 2018


Cody and Matt met up with some listeners in #bigbear for a day run. Good news...NOBODY DIED! We will tell you all about it on this weeks episode.




Ep 34: Casey Ngo from OC Overland

September 6th, 2018


We got the opportunity to speak with Casey Ngo from OC Overland. He walks us through the story of how the OC Overland Family was born and how the open, inclusive nature of the group has helped the community grow so …

Ep 33: Brandon Barberena from Falken Tire

August 30th, 2018


On this episode, we go to the junkyard to find a front drive shaft for Casey's ZJ. Then we speak to Brandon Barbarena, the Supervisor of Light Truck Motorsports and Events for Falken Tire. You may not pick it up in the …

Ep 32: OC Overland Charity Event and Greg from Decked

August 23rd, 2018


Today on the show, we talk about the OC Overland charity event at Cabe Toyota in Long Beach, benefiting the Ronald McDonald Charities. Then  we have …

Ep 31: Karma and Ultra4 Racing

August 16th, 2018


This week, Matt learns a lesson in Karma...make fun of Cody and it will come back to bite you, right in the pinkie toe!

We have a brief discussion about how trucks and SUV's are outselling passenger cars 2-to-1

Then we …

Ep 30: Spooky Ghost Town Adventures

August 9th, 2018


We start with some listener feedback, including some comments from Cody's Mom. Yes, Cody's Mom listens to the show!

We discuss what Cody should do …

Ep 29: What New 4x4 Would You Buy?

August 2nd, 2018


On this episode, we talk about the DTV Shredder from (@dtvshredder_global). Matt seems to think he can outrun a motorized vehicle and Cody challenges him to prove it.

Then we do a run-down of what new …

Ep 28: 4x4 Upgrades

July 26th, 2018


On this episode:

We introduce you to Father Sisson and discuss our million dollar idea for desert weddings and taco carts receptions

We talk about …

Ep 27: Buying a Used 4x4

July 19th, 2018


Today on the show, we are going to talk about buying a used vehicle to turn it in to an off road rig. Why? Because I can’t keep driving my wife’s Renegade, that’s why.

This episode is brought to you by Pelfreybilt …

Ep 26: Tacoma3G, Cleghorn Ridge, and Don Alexander

July 12th, 2018


Episode #: 26

Name: Tacoma3G, Cleghorn Ridge, and Don Alexander


On this episode, we talk about our meet-up with the Tacoma3G group at Cleghorn trail, we review a hand held tire inflater, and talk about one of …

Ep25: Matt and the Rompin Red Renegade

July 5th, 2018


Episode #: 25

Name: Matt and the Rompin Red Renegade

Guest: Matt



On this episode, we introduce you to Matt. He is going to be co-hosting the show going forward. Then, we talk to Matt about his …

Ep 24: Eibach Springs (Mark & Ryan)

February 4th, 2017


This week, I talk to Mark Krumme and Ryan Hoegner from Eibach Springs. Mark gave me a tour of the production facility in Corona, CA and then Ryan joined us for a conversation about how Eibach Suspension fits in to the …

Ep 23: Nicole Johnson

January 27th, 2017


This week, I talk to Nicole Johnson from She is a professional rock crawler, monster truck driver, King of the Hammers …

Ep 22: Andrew & Nick (Rogue Overland)

January 20th, 2017


This week, I talk to Andrew and Nick from These guys have built up their Nissan Xterras to be able handle the overlanding lifestyle. Please go check them out and here about their upcoming events.  

Ep 21: Erick Miller (Conquered_Trailz)

January 13th, 2017


This week, I talk to Erick Miller from He has taken the idea of track stickers form the street racing scene and brought it to the off road community. We hear how he developed the idea and how he …

Ep 20: A Short Story for the New Year

December 31st, 2016


This week, I did't have a guest lined up for the show, so I am taking the opportunity to tell you about the first time we took my daughter wheeling. It is a short story with some personal thoughts about how I want to …

Ep 19: Josh Patterson (Off The Grid Surplus)

December 24th, 2016


This week, I talk to Josh Patterson from Off The Grid Surplus. He is building a clothing brand built specifically for the off road community. They are gearing up to get out to more events in 2017 to connect with the …

Ep 18: James Snoddy (Jammock)

December 17th, 2016


This week, I talk to James Snoddy. He is the creator of the Jammock., a hammock for your Jeep. I was very interested in hearing about how he took an …

Ep 17: Casey Sisson

December 11th, 2016


Casy is my little brother and witness to many of my shennanigans. He has been around off roading for a long time and is currently working as a fabricator at an off road shop called All J Products in Big Bear, CA. Thank …

Ep 16: Apologies from SEMA

December 4th, 2016


This episode is just a quick update about where the show has been and where it is going. I also added some interviews from SEMA.

Thank you for taking the time to listen to the show, we appreciate it. If you have any …

Ep 15: Nathan Riddle (

July 6th, 2016


This week, we talk to Nathan Riddle from Nathan tells us about how a crazy idea from his long time friend turned in to a passion project. Now, he is on a mission to bring high quality video to YouTube and …

Ep 14: Dan Cole from The 4x4 Podcast

July 1st, 2016


This week, we talk to Dan Cole from the 4x4 Podcast. Dan and I talk a little bit about our history in off roading and how we started podcasting. Then …

Ep 13: Renato Guadez (all4offroad)

June 24th, 2016


This week, we talk to Renato Guadez. He is the guy behind and @all4offroad on Instagram. Renato tells us about how he spends late nights in his jammies, trying to fill customer orders. He talks about …

Ep 12: The Grand Adventure

May 6th, 2016


I still wanted to release an episode while I am on vacation with my wife and daughter. So, I clipped together a bunch of the segments I did for The Jeep Talk Show. Tony, Josh, and Tammy gave me an opportunity to do a …

Ep 11: Yeti Norvell (thejeepcalledyeti)

April 29th, 2016


This week, we talk to Yeti Norvell. He is a self-taught, freestyle fabricator with some serious skills. He built an awesome 1997 TJ that can tackle any adventure. He tells us about how he got started with fabricating …

Ep 10: Aaron & Brandon from OMC Offroad

April 23rd, 2016


This week, we talk to Aaron, who is the owner of OMC Offroad and his buddy Brandon, who had the dream to build an off road race truck. These two guys …

Ep 09: Sal Ponce (cali_driven_jeeps)

April 14th, 2016


This week, we talk to Sal Ponce from Cali Driven Jeeps. Sal talks about how he is trying to build a lifestyle brand while also being a full-time …

Ep 08: Mark Richter

April 7th, 2016


This week, we talk to Mark Richter. Mark has been in the consumer tire industry for a long time and currently works for Falken Tire. He is also an off roader. Mark tells us about how he got in to the tire industry, …

Ep 07: Chris Stockmar (thejeepboss)

March 31st, 2016


This week, we talk to Chris Stockmar. He is @thejeepboss on Twitter and he is the founder of @thejeepmafia. Basically, he is the Godfather, but with …

Ep 06: Rich Bridges (r_u_stuck)

March 24th, 2016


This week, we talk to Rich Bridges, a "Jeep Selling, Jeep Wheeling, Trail Guiding Nut!!" Rich tells us stories about welding parts from a tri-axle trailer to his CJ when he first started out in Jeeping. He talks about …

Ep 05: Adam Rule (adams4x4)

March 17th, 2016


This week, we talk to Adam Rule from and @adams4x4 on Instagram. He talks about the struggles of being a college student on a budget …

Ep 04: Adam Guerena (weekend_wheelers)

March 11th, 2016


Adam and Cody talk about the struggles of being an off roader while on a college student budget. We learn about how Adam is doing with his community …

Ep 03: Holly Jones (holly_tj)

March 3rd, 2016


We get some feedback from Matt about Cody missing the opportunity for a good story.

This week, we talk to Holly Jones. She tells us about being a …

Ep 02: Shant Bashian (HK Offroad)

February 25th, 2016


Last weeks episode has had far more downloads than we expected. Thank you so much!

We get further proof that Cody is dumb (You all knew that).

This week, we talk to Shant Bashian from HK Offroad. He talks about how his …

Ep 01: Tammy Forsythe (Jeep Momma)

February 19th, 2016


Cody introduces us the first episode of the podcast and talks about his goals for the show.

Tammy Forsythe joins us to talk about her transition to Jeep Momma. She tells how her passion for her Jeep spawned her blog (

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