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How to Help Build Your Own RV

I was given a unique opportunity over the past few months. I had been hanging out at the Roadtrek factory last fall and this spring, and Jim Hammill the president…

Mirrors: The Illusion of More Space

One evening a giant Prevost  motorhome pulled into the campsite next to us. We were in an tiny old campground in a small town for a week while attending an…

Mini Office for Your Class B

At times on the road we need more than a laptop computer – we need an entire office. The need arises to scan something or print something or even just…

RV Bathroom Improvements

We love the “aisle” bath in our Roadtrek. We would not give up our 3rd seat for a wet bath.   Borrowing space is what makes a Class B work.  Devoting…

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…

Keeping Cool in your Type B RV

Roadtreks and many Type B motorhomes come with the wonderful Fantastic Fan roof vent. It is truly a marvelous device for keeping your camper comfortable. You can fall asleep with…

Carrying Bikes on a Class B

We have a long history of bicycling – including bicycle camping – so we naturally wanted a way to transport our bicycles on our Roadtrek. We could open the rear…

Documenting Your Travels

We drove through rain and snow today to reach the Beckley, WV travel plaza.  We’d had enough of driving for the day, so we picked a large safe place to…

Why is Our Camper Van so Comfortable?

We are sitting in a beautiful Florida State Park waiting for the snow and wintry mix to pass through Georgia before we head north. We will winterize tomorrow morning after…

RV Curtain Repair

The temperature outside is in the negative digits as we ready the Roadtrek for a trip south.  All those little things that we have been put ting off since the…

Organizing your RV Exterior Storage

Roadtreks are blessed with lots of storage, but unless you keep it organized there will never be enough space.  The older Roadtreks have one or more compartments with a fiberglass…

Unplugged: How much power am I using?

Blaaaaaaaaaaah!  We woke up to the shriek of the propane detector at 5 am in a parking lot outside a completely full campground on Natchez Trace.  We had arrived exhausted…