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Cabovers, chrome and cool people

Introducing recently-retired owner-operator Sherman Kerns and his 1980 Peterbilt cabover, Jamaican trucker Owen Aird and more from the Overdrive's Pride & Polish event in Wildwood, Fla., at 75 Chrome Shop.

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Things that don’t travel well for a thousand, Alex

George on Wendy's trucking conversion: "“If you had told me five years ago my nurse wife would be rating chrome polish for a truck we're going to show, I would have thought you were crazy.”

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I kissed a truck (and I liked it)

"Our first Wildwood experience was awesome! ... Our Precious took 3rd in the Wash and Show portion of the Pride and Polish competition," among other happenings...

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75 Chrome Shop Pride & Polish winners: ‘Disorderly Conduct,’ three others pick up Best of Show wins

In addition to Roccapriore's '99 Pete, three others won Best of Show honors, qualifying all for the 2015 Pride & Polish National Championship. Here's a full list of winners and photos of the Best of Show trucks.

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Photos: Pride & Polish show trucks on display at 75 Chrome Shop Show

The first Overdrive's Pride & Polish show of 2015 is this weekend at the 75 Chrome Shop Show in Wildwood, Fla. Here's a look at some of the trucks on display.

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Happy people have sunburned knees

In which George and Wendy burn up the swamps in Nick Shaughnessy's air boat, and Overdrive's Pride & Polish in Wildwood gets well under way.

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PHOTOS: OMG so much chrome!

En route to Miami, George and Wendy stop off for a preview of the 75 Chrome Shop, the location of the first Pride & Polish event of the season in a week or two.

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VIDEO: How does a weigh station work?

Working in part with truckers following Overdrive's 2014 Florida Pride & Polish, Chris Fiffie of Big Rig Videos turned his camera on the technology, procedures behind the Wildwood, Fla., weigh station

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Showing strong: Kling Towing & Recovery’s 2013 FL 122SD

The truck represents the first such 112SD built out as a heavy-haul wrecker, and Kling put no small measure of pride and sweat into the customizations.

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Photos: Custom trucks, good times at Wildwood show

There was much fun to be had simply gawking at the custom trucks and motorcycles. There was even a Marilyn Monroe impersonator. Here's a full gallery.

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