ORI Struts News

Mark and Marie Jensen
Mark and Marie Jensen, owners of Off-Road Innovations, Inc.

The Making of ORI Struts

ORI Struts is catching local attention in Georgia news. The story highlights how Mark and Marie Jensen turned their off-road hobby into a business. ORI Struts now employs 16 employees to keep up with the flood of orders from all around the world. In 1984 Mark built his first sand rail with independent suspension. “I found that the weakest part of the sand rail was stability,” he said. “I came up with the idea for a strut to cure the problem and got a patent on it.”

Line Mountain Race with THOR Motorports Buggy

We ran the Line Mountain race for the first time last weekend. The changes to the struts that Mark walked me through have made a massive difference in the truck! Now that I have a better understanding of the inner workings I am sure I can continue to make small changes and only get faster. Since we put 2 on the rear trailing arms they really seem to attract a lot of attention and people have a lot more questions.

Barry Thompson 1st place at Twitty’s Mud Bog in Ulmer, South Carolina

Barry Thompson makes his winning 1st place run at Twitty’s Mud Bog in Ulmer, South Carolina. Barry is riding atop four 20” stroke ORI struts with ORI’s new high-capacity integral reservoirs. Barry likes the externally-adjustable compression damping these new reservoirs provide.

World Record on ORI Struts

Gudbjørn Grimsson sets 2014 hydroplaning record—54 mph across more than 1000 feet of an Icelandic river in his ORI STX strut-equipped 1,600 HP formula off-road racer.