At the end of last year when we moved into the apartment, the RV had a lot of little annoying things wrong with it that we kept saying “we’ll fix that before we head out again next year.” They were like paper cuts, individually not show stoppers, but certainly annoying especially in large number. So… Read More Fixing Paper Cuts
I really like tracking data and doing statistics. I’m a nerd an engineer. So on our trip, every time we filled up the gas tank, we recorded our odometer reading and how many gallons we put in. Some Excel slicing and dicing and we get some cool insights. First off if you’re just joining us,… Read More RV Fuel Economy
Update: The RV is fixed and back in our hands. Check out the rest of the story at the bottom. A few years ago, our Subaru broke down at the tail end of a long road trip. We were on our drive back from Jackson, Wyoming to Denver- a 9 hour drive. We had driven… Read More Breakdown on the Icefields Parkway (Canada)
Moving day, which happens about once a week, is a lot of work. Actually, I call it “relocating,” not “moving,” because somehow that makes it seem easier. I’m not sure that my strategy is working. At any rate, when we say, “we are relocating to [place] tomorrow,” this is what moving day actually involves. Usually… Read More Moving Every Week, Part 2
We are officially full-time and on the road as of 6 AM on May 18th! I’m writing this from our first stop, Cotopaxi, CO. We are here through the weekend for Colorado Whitewater’s training camp, where Nik will be teaching some kayak lessons.… Read More On the Road
Back to our RV. We’ve been slowly working through the list of “Bad” from The Good and the Bad. First up was the leak in the front windows. The first big rain storm we had, I went inside and looked around for leaks and low and behold, all of that water damage on the front was… Read More Vents and Construction
We did it! After saving for a while and flip flopping so many times on what we wanted (“travel trailer behind a truck, no behind a van, no behind a truck, no a slide in truck camper, no a class C, no a class A, no a class C with a bedroom, without a bedroom,… Read More We bought our rig!