It’s a great time to visit “the Grand Canyon of the Mojave”

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Looking for a place that’s off the beaten track, offers amazing desert wildlife views, yet still has a year-round river? Before summer (and the heat) arrives, consider a trip to California’s Afton Canyon. East of Barstow, the Bureau of Land Management oversees an amazing chunk of public land that offers a little bit of…

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RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 849

Issue 849 • February 14, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Sign up to get an email notification of each new edition of this newsletter. RVing Tip of the Day Care and feeding of your shore power connection – Part 1 Part 2…

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“To sleep, perchance to dream …” — but not behind the wheel

By Greg Illes (with apologies to Billy Shakespeare) Healthy sleep is one of the most talked-about subjects in many walks of medicine, and with good reason. Good sleep makes for a good life. Sleep – really solid, deep sleep – is the time when the body and mind heal up from the day’s rigors. Sleep time is about the only…

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Jayco recalls some ’17 motorhomes: brake fluid could leak

Jayco is recalling some 2017 Precept motorhomes. The brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Units (HECU) on the vehicles may be missing valve block ball plugs, potentially causing a brake fluid leak or air ingestion during electronic brake distribution and/or ABS activation. A brake fluid leak or ingestion can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a…

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RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 847

Issue 847 • February 12, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Sign up to get an email notification of each new edition of this newsletter. RVing Tip of the Day By Chuck Woodbury Chuck@RVtravel.com Welcome to the 847th edition of our RV…

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Gorgeous RV restorations will amaze you

Gorgeous! Is this stunning or what? It’s a restored 1954 Airstream Flying Cloud trailer.   It’s just one of many old trailers, motorhomes and other vehicles restored by Timeless Travel Trailers of Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Some end up as classy RVs, others as mobile food businesses, company demonstration vehicles, even mobile barber shops. “While customization of new or vintage Airstream…

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Really? RV industry survey doesn’t even suggest improving quality

By Chuck Woodbury Did you see all the recalls we posted in this weekend’s RVtravel.com newsletter? We reported eight for the week but that’s far from all issued. We don’t print those that affect very few RVs except in our monthly RV Recalls Newsletter. The one we like the very best in this week’s parade of mishaps is from Lance,…

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