BY Rob Stumpf—Land speed records are a hell of a thing. Imagine traveling down the Bonneville Salt Flats at nearly 500 MPH in a purpose-built rocket-shaped car, or even just over half that in something a bit more mundane-looking. The thrill you might feel from traveling that fast is something that most of us will only get to dream of doing…unless, of course, you buy or build something capable of setting records.Continue reading #VINTAGERV/FORSALE: The World’s Fastest GMC Motorhome Can Be Yours for $95,000
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#NEWBIE/TIPS: How Do I Determine What Generator Load is Right for my 30 Amp RV?
By Scott Rivers—What size generator is appropriate for a 30 amp RV? When it comes to buying a generator for an RV, you have to think about the size of your motorhome, what kind of appliances you have on board, and how much time you plan to spend in the trailer.Continue reading #NEWBIE/TIPS: How Do I Determine What Generator Load is Right for my 30 Amp RV?
#FAQ/USEFULTIPS: How Long Do RV Tires/Tyres Last?
By Scott Rivers—It’s time to get on the road across the country in your motorhome. Before making that trip, there’s some work to be done by the driver that always starts with tires.Continue reading #FAQ/USEFULTIPS: How Long Do RV Tires/Tyres Last?
#FAQ/WEIGHSTATIONS: Do RVs Have to Stop at Weigh Stations?
By Charles Joseph—As you travel to your vacation destination with your travel trailer, you find yourself behind what seems like an endless lineup of semi-trucks. 80 miles down the road you finally see your sign of hope “Weigh Station 1 Mile.” As they all start to pull off, that little voice in your mind plants a seed of doubt, “Do RVs have to stop at weigh stations?”Continue reading #FAQ/WEIGHSTATIONS: Do RVs Have to Stop at Weigh Stations?
VIDEO/RVLIFE: DC TV Station Highlights National Go RVing Day
BY Marco Kathuria—It was National Go RVing Day this past weekend, automotive and RV industry expert Mike Caudill discussed electric RVs, the shifting demographics of RVers, and how you can use Go RVing’s website to plan your next RV trip.Continue reading VIDEO/RVLIFE: DC TV Station Highlights National Go RVing Day
#HISTORY/YELLOWSTONE: 150 Facts On The 150th Anniversary Of America’s First National Park
BY Angelica Stabile & Marco Kathuria—As the U.S. celebrates the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park here’s a collection of fascinating facts and interesting details, numbers, and quotes to this remarkable national preserve. We’ve also included campground information with links and information to help you book your spot.Continue reading #HISTORY/YELLOWSTONE: 150 Facts On The 150th Anniversary Of America’s First National Park
#VINTAGE/RVSHOW: Classic Motorhome Show on Oct. 1 in Columbia, PA
Entry forms will be available starting August 1, 2022 at the Vintage/Classic Motorhome Show Facebook page or at Eventbrite.com.Continue reading #VINTAGE/RVSHOW: Classic Motorhome Show on Oct. 1 in Columbia, PA
#GUIDES/RVLIFE: GoRVing Day 2022
BY Marco Kathuria—Interested in RVing but not sure where to start? Check out @GoRVing’s First Timer’s Tool Kit and find the inspiration to get out there–just in time for #NationalGoRVingDay!Continue reading #GUIDES/RVLIFE: GoRVing Day 2022
#VINTAGE/DORMOBILE: The Bedford CA Dormobile Was Britain’s Curious Answer to the Volkswagen Camper
By Mercedes Streeter—One of the great things about the resurgence of camper vans is that a number of fantastic vintage vans are resurfacing. Some of them are known greats like Volkswagen campers, but some are more obscure campers like this van before you today. The Bedford Dormobile is Britain’s answer to the campers of its day and it sure is bizarre.Continue reading #VINTAGE/DORMOBILE: The Bedford CA Dormobile Was Britain’s Curious Answer to the Volkswagen Camper
#VINTAGE/TRAVCO: This Streamlined RV was Designed by the Man Who Coined the Term “Motorhome”
By Mercedes Streeter—When the subject of vintage RVs come up a lot of people will think of greats like the GMC Motorhome, an Airstream, or perhaps a classic Winnebago. There’s another gorgeous unit worth considering and remembering: the Travco/Dodge Motor Home.Continue reading #VINTAGE/TRAVCO: This Streamlined RV was Designed by the Man Who Coined the Term “Motorhome”
#FORSALE/TRAVCO: 1969 Dodge Travco Is a Streamlined Motorhome With V8 Power
By Ciprian Florea—Introduced in 1964 and offered well into the 1980s, the Travco motorhome is now one of the most iconic recreational vehicles of the old-school variety. But like most RVs out there, the Travco is not an easy find if you’re looking for a restored, fully functional hauler.Continue reading #FORSALE/TRAVCO: 1969 Dodge Travco Is a Streamlined Motorhome With V8 Power
#EBIKE/URBAN: Royal Dutch Gazelle & Bosch Team Up To Create the $4K Ultimate Trekking E-Bike
BY Cristian Curmei—So many new e-bike manufacturers promise the next machine to efficiently take you around town. But, what happens when a company that’s been around since 1892 takes on the e-bike trend?Continue reading #EBIKE/URBAN: Royal Dutch Gazelle & Bosch Team Up To Create the $4K Ultimate Trekking E-Bike
#EBIKE/TRENDS: Electric Bicycles are Outselling Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids Combined
INTRODUCTION BY Marco Kathuria—Welcome to the first article in a new series focusing on electric bicycles (“eBikes”) and how they can be used when camping, boondocking, or to pick up supplies at a local store. Our series focus will be on eBikes that are affordable, relatively light (by eBike standards), easy to maintain, and with an emphasis on brands that have nationwide dealer support and good parts availability.Continue reading #EBIKE/TRENDS: Electric Bicycles are Outselling Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids Combined
#ELECTRIC/CONCEPT: Could this Delivery Vehicle Be a Future Electric RV (eRV)?
BY Cristina Mircea—Fully flat, electric, modular, and with a payload of up to 8,800 lb. (almost 4,000 kg), REE Automotive’s newly announced P7 platform is suitable for commercial delivery vehicles and promises to pack up to 35 percent more packages than other competitors.Continue reading #ELECTRIC/CONCEPT: Could this Delivery Vehicle Be a Future Electric RV (eRV)?
#EVTECH/TRANSITBUS: Arrival’s Electric Bus Begins Ground Trials, Moves Closer to Certification
BY Florina Spînu (with additional reporting by Marco Kathuria)—London-based EV manufacturer Arrival (NASDAQ: ARVL) has recently announced that it started ground trials of its zero-emission Bus, moving closer to certification. Once ground trials are completed, Arrival will begin public road trials with First Bus, one of the UK’s largest transport operators.Continue reading #EVTECH/TRANSITBUS: Arrival’s Electric Bus Begins Ground Trials, Moves Closer to Certification
#REHAB/RANCH: RV Fire Suppression and Why it Could Save Your Life
Get the most effective fire suppression chemical for your vehicle application. It’s required by NASCAR and demanded by anyone serious about protecting their coach from fire damage. It takes an instant for a coach or camper to ignite beyond help, and it will burn to the ground so quickly it will scare you—it should. Fire on the road is a very serious thing!Continue reading #REHAB/RANCH: RV Fire Suppression and Why it Could Save Your Life
#RVLIFE/BUYING: Looking to Buy a Camper? New or Used, Good Luck With That
BY Deirdre Fleming—There’s record demand for campers and other RVs at Maine dealerships during the pandemic, and private sellers are cashing in quickly on used sales via social media sites.Continue reading #RVLIFE/BUYING: Looking to Buy a Camper? New or Used, Good Luck With That