Use bicycle bottles for your handy drinking water suppliers

By Greg Illes After many years of anywhere from serious to casual cycling, bicycle water bottles had become a familiar accessory to us. So it was no leap of imagination when we saw opportunities to use them outside of our cycling activities. We’ve found these bottles to be extremely versatile for many venues. They have so many virtues: •  Inexpensive... Read More

Winter’s coming: Try low-cost camping in the Southwestern deserts

by Bob Difley With winter’s chill just around the corner, many RVers are looking toward a season spent in the Desert Southwest. And why not? Wintering there offers some of the most frugal camping and boondocking opportunities available to RVers in the nation. What makes it possible are: (1) the abundance of public land managed by the Bureau of Land... Read More

Choose the right vacuum cleaner to keep your rig tidy

By Greg Illes Whether we live in stick-and-brick houses or in our cherished RVs, the grime of daily living always seems to intrude. Dust, dirt and debris find their way into our pristine living quarters and suddenly— we just can’t stand it anymore.   Break out the broom, hand brush, damp rag or the vacuum cleaner. At home, a vacuum... Read More