Five safety trip tips for RVers

Courtesy Amica Insurance   If you’re taking a vacation in your RV this year, you won’t be alone. More than 20 million Americans are expected to head out in their rigs, and that can cause auto insurance companies to take notice. Amica Insurance sends these tips along to RVers in hopes that they may help you have a safe trip:... Read More

Maintain a safe onboard RV water supply

By Bob Difley   Spend a lot of time on the road? Travel in sometimes “questionable” locations? Here are some measures that have kept my family free of typhoid, diarrhea, pathogenic microorganisms, intestinal parasites, etc. As explorer Owen Lattimore noted while traversing the Silk Road in camel caravans, “Water alone, unboiled, is never drunk. There is a superstition that it... Read More

Try water-cruising by kayak

By Greg Illes Everybody has seen the wild-ride, white-water kayaking adventure films, breathtaking and scary with what these world-class athletes put themselves through. But there is a totally different world of kayaking, as I discovered with my wife a couple of years ago. We had always looked at all the waterways that we passed by and thought somewhat wistfully, “Wouldn’t... Read More

Using a wheel bearing lube system? Maybe not a good idea

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We’ve written more than one time about the wisdom of pulling your trailer wheels apart every year or two and taking the time to inspect and repack the axle bearings. Each time we do, we hear from somebody who says, in effect, “Why waste the time? Just put on a lube system that allows... Read More