Forest River recalls travel trailers for axle issue

Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Salem and Wildwood travel trailers. These vehicles are equipped with an axle equalizer that can allow the axle to contact the chassis. If the axle contacts the chassis, it could result in axle failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will replace the axle equalizer…

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Busy month at Harvest Hosts overnight camping locations

Harvest Hosts is a membership program for RVers that provides access to a network of 620 wineries, farms, breweries, museums and other unique attractions that invite RVers with self-contained RVs to visit and stay overnight. For a yearly membership fee, Harvest Hosts’ members are invited to stay at hundreds of interesting locations around North America, and experience new opportunities in…

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Popular Glacier Park campground limits camping due to grizzly bears

(July 1, 2018) — Visitors to Glacier National Park are well aware of the grizzly bear population and usually do their best to stay clear of the powerful animals. But when bears enter campgrounds, a red flag goes up, which just happened. Effective immediately, the Many Glacier Campground will temporarily be limited to hard-sided camping, according to a press release…

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Destination trailers getting popular with RVers

By Rick Kessler RVbusiness.com Park model RVs and destination trailers are similar, although there are some key differences. Destination trailers are fully contained RVs but are generally larger – 8 1/2 feet wide – than other towable RVs and less aerodynamic since they’re not meant to be transported as frequently. However, they are designed to be pulled by consumers. Typically…

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Jayco recalls fifth wheels: propane tank could detach when RV moves

Jayco is recalling certain 2018-2019 Eagle, Eagle HT, NorthPoint, Pinnacle, Talon and Seismic fifth-wheel trailers. The strap that secures the liquid propane (LP) gas bottle may separate from its buckle and no longer secure the propane tank. An unsecured propane tank could detach from the trailer and increase the risk of a crash or cause propane to leak, increasing the…

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Meet Internet celeb Lil Miquela, who’s not even a real person

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL If you have a few minutes, watch this video about a human created entirely with computer graphics, who is an internet celebrity with more than 1.2 million fans on Instagram. Until recently, many (maybe most) of those fans assumed she was a real person. Actually, Lil Miquela was created by a talented graphic artist to…

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