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In case you haven’t heard, Overland Expo 2013 will be taking place this weekend at Mormon Lake Lodge in Flagstaff, Arizona.

The 3-day event draws attendees from around the world who come to camp, check out exhibits from over 140 vendors, watch films, make connections, and take classes which run the gambit from driver training (4×4 and motorcycle), maintenance, planning and logistics, to safety & communication. The list is quiet comprehensive, and even includes region-specific roundtable table discussions on sub-Saharan Africa, or Mexico, for example.

Last year’s event drew over 5,000 people. Camping opens on Thursday May 16, and the event proper runs Friday to Sunday. Pack-up and head-out is on Monday.

Here are some quick links:

The event details
The schedule of classes

The map

Have fun!

These Austrian guys look like they have a good training regime for off-road riding and show some great bike control skills: crossing logs tall enough to high-center the bike, scaling vertical walls, and traversing boulder fields. It starts slow though. Skip to 0:55 for the action.

Click here for Part 2.