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5 Tips for RV Refrigerator Efficiency

8/17/2011 | RV Advice

How you pack your food in your fridge impacts how efficiently it operates. It’s hot outside and heat can be an enemy for your RV refrigerator. Here are a few things you can do to help your RV refrigerator deal with the hot temperatures. 1. Turn the refrigerator on a few hours before putting food […]


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3 Must-Try Camping Snacks

7/19/2011 | Cook

Tehachapi, California camper Anne Crawshaw brings on the heat with this 5-ingredient, sure-to-please treat. “They make a great campground socializer,” she says, “and all items are easy to carry. It won’t heat up your rig.” Anne also says that they store very well in a popcorn can for up to a month. “So, get a […]

2-Wheel Adventures: Rules of the Road

7/19/2011 | Plan

We all know safety is an extremely important part of motorcycle riding, but just because you know how to ride safely doesn’t mean you’re necessarily in compliance with all the actual rules. While you probably have all your i’s dotted and t’s crossed on your home turf, if you’re headed out on a trip, don’t […]

2-Wheel Adventures: Planning Your Route

7/19/2011 | Plan

The following websites can help you find great motorcycle routes and are a very handy resource for new motorcycle campers: • motorcycleroads.com • motorcycleroads.us • openroadjourney.com Once you decide where you’re heading, it is a good idea to contact the local chapters of your Riding Association, such as Harley Owners Group, Gold Wings (GWRRA), Yamaha Star, Vulcan Riders and Owners Club […]

Chicago, IL

7/19/2011 | Activities

The Windy Cindy is home to astounding architecture, fantastic restaurants, dazzling culture and of course more than a few professional sports franchises. It’s also close to a lot of great things to do and see-all a tank of gas or less away. Whether you want to get out or chill out, there’s no shortage of […]

2-Wheel Adventures: Before You Leave

7/19/2011 | Plan

• Do a thorough check-over of your motorcycle for its road-worthiness: tires in good condition and good pressure, chain adjusted and lubed, fluids – clutch, front and back brake reservoirs, antifreeze all topped up, oil and filter changed (for long trips), gauges, lights and indicators working, etc. See the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Pre-Ride Inspection sheet for the […]