Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: July 2014

RV Humor: Casper Milqtoast Conquers Fear

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Roadtreking Reporter Roger Brucker has a great sense of humor. In this piece, he unleashes it on those RVers whose paranoia and irrational fears make us all shake…

RV Pillows of Hercules

Our camper van has a dinette in the rear.  It came with two long bolsters in back. They form seat backs on either side, and they make the rear single…

The Ultimate Boondocking RV system

We RVers do like to take our outdoor toys with us. And a lot of us like to dry camp, boondocking far from commercial campgrounds, deep in the wilderness where…

What Makes a Good RV Salesperson?

Yesterday I took my cute little Roadtrek SS Agile to the Service Department at Holland Motor Homes in San Marcos, CA. It is at the RV hospital. I have been…

How We Roll: Working Out on the Road

Jennifer has one requirement as we travel: We find a place to work out. She’s a fitness instructor by occupation, though lately, because of our near-fulltime traveling schedule, she’s had…

Roadtreking and Rodeoing in Ponoka, Alberta

Welcome from the once a year, instantaneous metropolis of Ponoka, Alberta. Every year, Ponoka has a Stampede (rodeo, Chuckwagon races, fair, etc, etc) the week before the Calgary Stampede. And…