Model A Ford Tag

All the Brest Vintage Adventurer

07 Jul All the Brest

The last lap of yesterday’s test section just outside of Brest, Belarus, spelt drama for the Vintage Adventurer crew. The stress from the previous disastrous wheel off at a racetrack had damaged the key way on the opposite side to the wheel off and went...

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Ruby completed with decal

05 May Ruby ready for the off!

After months of hard graft, vintage adventurer Rode Wade and his navigator Austen Ritchie have finished the work on the 1930 Ford Model A 'Fordor' that will take them from the Great Wall of China, across 13,695 kilometers to the finish in the centre of...

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Engine out ready for the rebuild

18 Mar Ruby’s rebuild for P2P begins

Work has began on the 1930 Ford Model A ‘Fordor’ named Ruby that will be crewed by Rod Wade and Austen Ritchie on the forthcoming Peking to Paris 2016. The guys are working hard to get Ruby ‘rally ready’ Ruby was taken apart to be sure...

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Rod Wade to take on Peking to Paris 2016

18 Mar Gearing up for Peking to Paris 2016

It seems that ‘vintage adventurer’ Rod Wade can’t get enough of motoring challenges - so much so that he’s taking on the World’s great motoring challenge once again as he gears up for the Peking to Paris 2016. Having already competed in 2013, Rod is fully...

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23 Aug The Desert Rattler Run is Ready to Go…

This is the modified 1929 Model A Ford Snowmobile that is taking on the Desert Rattler Run. The build of this vehicle has taken Rod a full five months with the assistance of his mechanic and auto electrician Matt Dawson. The gearing is unique with...

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