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JCF Is Going National

JCF Is Going National
You could say it was inevitable. Since it launched from our Tampa offices in early 2017, Jeepin’ Central Florida has been one of the best-kept secrets in the off-road world, read only by a select group of regional Jeep enthusiasts. Or so we thought. As ... Read More »

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Condolences Are In Order

Condolences Are In Order
As a police officer’s kid, I had a very personal relationship with law enforcement. My father went from the Marines to the police departments of several major cities before he decided we would all be better off in a small town. We moved to Belleair, ... Read More »
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Let’s Build a Jeep for Charity

Let’s Build a Jeep for Charity
Held last October at Pasco Safety Town in Shady Hills, Fla., Jeep vs. Harley was a huge success. Central Florida Jeepers and Harley riders joined forces to raise $16,000 for charity. They also threw a heck of a party at the end of the convoy. ... Read More »

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Who’s to Stop Us?

Who’s to Stop Us?
Nov. 30 marks the end of what will be one of the most destructive hurricane seasons on record. From the Gulf of Mexico to the Caribbean, hundreds of lives and thousands of homes have been lost to wind, rain and flooding. Those of us who ... Read More »

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Rebels With A Cause

Rebels With A Cause
My grandfather taught me to drive the same way he learned: through the fields, in a beat-up work truck, at age 12. It would be several years before I operated an automatic transmission on a paved street. Boring! I haven't been Jeepin' — yet — ... Read More »

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Ready to Launch

Ready to Launch
New trails are the best kind. You never know what obstacles you will encounter. It's a test of your off-road skills and vehicular capacity. Every success is uniquely triumphant. Every failure is a true learning experience. It's better than real life. After 20-plus years in ... Read More »
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