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We Test Drive Winnebago’s New Trend Class C

If you missed the test drive we did on Winnebago’s exciting new Travato camperized van you can catch that here. Travato, Winnebago’s newest entry in their touring coach line up, are built on the new Ram ProStar platform as a class B camperized van. They also are using the same platform in a “cut-away” or ...

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Test Drive Travato

One of the advantages to working in the RV industry is that we often get to try the new stuff first, simply because we are there when the new models first arrive at the dealership. Yesterday morning I pulled in to work right behind Sicard RV’s first Winnebago Travato Class B. You’ll remember, we talked ...

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RoadTrek All Electric E-Trek Van

Imagine this! A luxury camperized van with no propane tank and no separate generator. Instead, it’s all-electric with a generator that uses the vans 3.0 litre diesel engine to run it, with solar panels on the roof, a 5000 watt inverter, more than enough for all the appliances and count them, 8 maintenance-free batteries for ...

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Light-Weight trailer has classic look

It measures 16 feet from front to back, weighs about 1800 pounds and looks like the classic VW (Volkswagen) Van. It’s easy to pull and with its fiberglass body is really easy to keep up. Equipped with the pop-up roof you’ve got oodles of head room. As an added advantage you will never be lonely ...

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Winnebago: New Fuel Efficient Class C

Winnebago is now shipping their new Winnebago Trend and Itasca Viva, offering an affordable new class C motor home built on the also new Ram ProMaster front wheel drive chassis You can view the Winnebago Trend brochure here Or, if you prefer, you can catch the Motorhome Magazine product review here. Tweet ...

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Sleeps 4 Tent Trailer Towable by Motorcycle

04.16.2014 · Posted in 4 x 4 off road, Fold Downs, Fuel Efficient Rvs

Indiana light weight RV manufacturer Livin’ Lite has added to their line-up of lightweight automotive tent campers starting with a new 6′ tent camper light enough to be pulled by larger motorcylces. The Quicksilver line of affordable tent campers also includes an 8 foot model weighing in at just over 800 pounds and a 10′ ...

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New Fuel Efficient Van from Winnebago

Winnebago is now shipping their new Travato Class B’s on the also new Dodge Ram ProMaster chassis. This “touring coach” from Winnebago at just under 21′ in length is less than 7′ wide. Thanks to the front wheel drive this van gives 6’3″ interior head space with less than 7′ exterior height. It is powered ...

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Makes Your Trailer Easier To Pull: Correct Track

I noticed the other day that Keystone Trailers has upgraded the suspension system on all their new Laredo travel trailers to include Correct Track alignment system. The big plus with Correct Track is that your qualified service facility can easily adjust the axle alignment based on how you use your trailer. “Correct Track, when properly ...

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Luxury German Built Class A Motorhome

If you ever wonder what luxury class A motor homes in Europe are like you will enjoy this short video on a new 30′ (9.2meters) german built Niesmann and Bischoff The one they feature in the video retails for about $175,000 with a lot of very fine features. One “fine feature” it doesn’t have though ...

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Compact teardrop trailer transforms into a large family camper

Are you looking for a compact, easy to tow travel trailer with 75% less drag then your typical travel trailer? Did I mention it weighs less than 1700 pounds. How about a retractable roof that’s under 7′ while travelling but has full stand up height when expanded and will sleep 4? Perhaps this small Canadian ...

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Our Next RV?

We’ve been RVing for 40 years and full-timing for 8. We now live in our 40′ quad slide diesel pusher. We both love it, in fact my wife calls our home her condo. They build them bigger, but this is all the room we need. Odds are our rig will get too big, long before ...

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7 Advantages For Cable Slides

Like every innovation in anything RV, the “lucky” early adopters help the manufacturers work the bugs out of the new systems. Cable slides have been around since the mid 2000’s and we learned pretty quickly that they weren’t going to stand up for use on big heavy slides. In fact, they quickly became a feature ...

Want More Hot Water From Your Current RV?

Does your current RV water heater run out of hot water just when you get to the really good part of the shower? Do you wish you could change out that old pre-historic water heater in your current RV without making any alterations to your current RV? Atwood, a major and respected manufacturer of RV ...

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New Leisure Travel Van Video

Leisure Travel builds a beautiful camper van with loads of handy features. Leisure is built by Triple E, a Canadian manufacturer with more than 40 years of experience building high quality recreation vehicles. Tie Triple E quality to the indestructible Sprinter chassis by Mercedes and you are guaranteed a winner. If you are thinking new ...

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Correct Tire Pressure

There seems to be such huge confusion over something as simple as correct tire pressure. Whenever I’ve bought new tires for our coaches the tire guys have either set them all at 100 pounds because that’s what we are told to do or they have read the tires to find the most pressure the tires are ...

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Fleetwood Ships New Excursion 33 foot Pusher

If you are in the market for a small, versatile Diesel Pusher then the new 2013 Excursion 33A from Fleetwood RV is certainly worth a look. Built on a Freightliner chassis with Exclusive Power Bridge chassis construction, the coach, powered by a gutsy 300hp ISB Cummins engine mated to an Allison transmission will offer great ...

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Winnebago: Big Selection Of Small Fuel Efficient Motorhomes

Well respected Motorhome manufacturer Winnebago Industries not only has a lot of history in the motor home business they have a lot of history in the fuel efficient motorhome buisness as well. I’ve been a close follower of Winnebago since the mid 1970’s and have watched them have their hand in “fuel efficient RV’s” for ...

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The Return Of The Teardrop Trailer

Introducing Tiny Trailer. If you like the picture, you’ll love the story: To prove that point I borrowed these lines from their “about us” page: Annie loves to go camping. Her family used to load up the 1957 station wagon and hit the road for a month at a time. We started with a van and ...

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Reducing The Pain At The Pump

04.24.2012 · Posted in Fuel Savings, Saving Fuel

I borrowed this article from Woodall’s  Family Camping Blog. Don’t worry though, I’ll put it back as soon as you finish reading it. Let’s face it; we all need to learn everything we can when comes to saving precious fuel. Catch the complete article here. Tweet ...

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ProLite Ultra light trailer fuel efficient RV

Yeah, I know, it’s a small picture, but the car is pretty small too, and  so is the trailer. If you are looking for light and small this may be a trailer you want to have a peek at. It seems to be that this small Canadian manufacturer  may  be on to something. The company ...

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Expandable Travel Trailer

03.03.2012 · Posted in Fuel Efficient Rvs, Travel Trailers

Imagine being able to “triple you room” in your small easy to town travel trailer? sounds like a heck of a concept right? This week the British RV newsletter is telling the story of a French company building the   BeauEr 3X expanding caravan. Now defunct National RV was the first manufactuer to come out with ...

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Wanna Win Free Camping? How About A $40,000 RV?

Keystone RV has just partnered with KOA to help celebrate KOA’s 50th anniversary . They are doing a promotion and giving away RV accessories, free camping nights at KOA and a grand prize of a 2013 Keystone Vantage trailer valued at $40,000. The contest is free to enter, in fact you can do it once ...

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Are The Chinese Coming To An RV Store Near You?

RV Business this morning has an item about Swagman Motorhomes of Australia debuting their new joint venture motorhome, called Next Generation. It’s  manufactured in Australia, and finished in China, and will be shown at an upcoming show in Shanghai this May 16 to 18. They hope to have these 28′ and up Diesel Pusher motorhomes ...

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Good News For Leisure Travel

05.02.2008 · Posted in Class B Motorhomes, Fuel Efficient Rvs

In the RV Business news this morning: Canadian RV manufacturer Triple E recently purchased Canadian van builder Leisure Travel. In spite of fuel prices it appears the Class B market is in tougher shape than the Class A market. A strong, well managed company like Triple E coming in is good news all around. Triple ...

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