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  • What’s new.  What’s hot.  Notes from the RVIA Show.

    What’s new. What̵...

    Hi all, in early December James and I made a trip to Kentucky where we attended the annual RVIA trade show in Loui...

    01.01.2017
  • 20 Gift Ideas for RV Lovers (Under $50)

    20 Gift Ideas for RV Lovers...

    Here come the holidays, folks. If you haven’t started your shopping list for the RVers in your life, you’ve com...

    11.22.2016
  • Save Money and Drive Safer!

    Save Money and Drive Safer!

    When was the last time you checked the tire pressure on your rig?  Before your trip? During?  Or when it was too...

    10.12.2016
  • The XYZs of TV  for RV

    The XYZs of TV for RV

    (This story has been updated). A while back I wrote a widely read story on how we set our Navion up for watching TV...

    09.17.2016
  • To Tow or Not to Tow

    To Tow or Not to Tow

    Before we hit the road in 2014, we had several freak out moments. However, our biggest anxiety point was whether or...

    09.13.2016
  • Condensation Prevention in your RV

    Condensation Prevention in y...

    With the “dog days of summer” behind us, RVers thinking about extending their trips into the fall will...

    09.08.2016
  • Unexpected Joy on an E-Bike

    Unexpected Joy on an E-Bike

    “Try it,” my friend Jeff encouraged. “What do I need to know?” I asked, figuring there was some special pro...

    08.10.2016
  • Go Gear: Bike Locking for RVers

    Go Gear: Bike Locking for RV...

    It’s almost time for GNR, and so far it’s been a great summer of riding and RVing!  I’ve previously done a v...

    07.05.2016
  • Truma AquaGo – Boondocker Heaven

    Truma AquaGo – Boondoc...

    After almost three months in our brand new 2016 View 24J, we are completely settled in and loving our new digs.  F...

    06.04.2016
  • Water Pressure Regulator Round-Up

    Water Pressure Regulator Rou...

    One of the great things about traveling in an RV is that you’ve got a more or less “regular” plumbing system...

    05.14.2016
  • Care of Vinyl Graphics

    Care of Vinyl Graphics

    Vinyl graphics emerged in the marketplace in the late 50s in the form of wood graining on the side of automobiles....

    04.26.2016
  • Go Gear:  How we tow

    Go Gear: How we tow

    The idea of towing a car behind our first Navion alternately sounded like a liberating and terrifying idea at the s...

    04.20.2016