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The Syncronicles, Episode 1

Rob J tells the story about his ride, a refurbished VW T3 Syncro: A four-wheel drive for going uphill. And two wheels on the way down.

After a year of rebuilding, Rob finally hits the road…

Keep up to date with Rob and his adventures on his Twitter and Facebook pages.

Jason Lorch

Author: Jason Lorch

Born and grew up in Wales but now a fully fledged Aussie. A passionate mountain biker, hiker and general nature addict. I’m also a bit of a muso and enjoy a good craft beer every now and again (probably too often).

I hope what we do here at Tyres and Soles will inspire people to get out there and experience first hand, the natural wonders that surround them.

So, pump up those tyres, don your favourite boots. Grab a mate, a partner, a pet… and head out into nature. But tell us all about it when you get back.

Editor at Tyres and Soles.

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