Year: <span>2014</span>

RT016: Making 2015 the Best RVing Year Yet!

Happy New Year Roadtrekers! In this episode of the Roadtreking RV Podcast, Jennifer and I share what is needed to make 2015 the best RV year yet, reviewing our travels and the lessons we learned in 2014 with an eye towards what we can do in the New Year as we continue our Roadtreking RV […]Read More

Documenting Drives: Why I Use a Dash Cam

A lot of weird things happen out there on the road and there also is some great scenery. So I'm now making a record of it all with a dashboard camera (dash cam). A dash cam was the very first accessory I bought and installed in our new Roadtrek CS Adventurous XL and now that […]Read More

Don’t Like Your RV’s Table? Change It!

One of the things we love about our Roadtrek is the large dinette. Our friend's 37-foot Class A motorhome can barely seat four people at the table of the RV.  And that's average-sized adults!  The two on the end are still overhanging the aisle by half a cheek. Makes for cozy dinners. However, our Roadtrek […]Read More

Standing at the Center of the World

Last week I stood at the Center of the World. Yep, you heard me right, I stood at the Center of the World. A good friend of mine from Alaska came south for a visit. It seems, I have an attraction that is pulling my friends in. It is known as a B Class RV. […]Read More

How We Roll: Meet Our New Roadtrek CS Adventurous XL

In this latest edition of our How We Roll video segment, we introduce you to our brand new Roadtrek CS Adventurous XL, which we just picked up after trading in our ETrek with the folks at American RV in Grand Rapids, Mich. It was an emotional turnover. We've sure had some great adventures in that […]Read More

New App Predicts Geyser Eruptions at Yellowstone

The largest concentration of active geysers in the world—approximately half of the world’s total— is found in Yellowstone National Park. A press release from the National Parks Service says you can now discover the natural wonder of the most famous geyser of all, Old Faithful, and other geysers with a free app that you can […]Read More

Strange Things in Your RV Macerator Pump

We recently underwent an RV maintenance/repair crisis which thankfully was resolved happily, but holds a lesson or something for all RVers. Let me tell you the story and you'll see what I mean. First a little dreary technical background -for the past ten years or so, Roadtrek and some of the other Class B manufacturers […]Read More

Little RV Finishing Touches that Make a Big Difference

I was onsite and part of the work crew during the build of my new CS Adventurous, so I got a unique opportunity to make it come out exactly the way I wanted. The operational details of the fancy prototype stuff like the lithium battery were largely left to the specialists in those areas, but […]Read More

Roadtrek and Chrysler Roll Out the New Zion Motorhome

With T-shirts celebrating the launch, 200 Roadtrek employees joined by executives from Chrysler offices in Canada and the U.S. celebrated the completion of the first production model of its brand new Zion motorhome, built on the Ram ProMaster chassis. The completed new model, painted in a color called Champagne,  slowly drove past a line of […]Read More

013 Roadtreking RV Podcast: Old Ladies Get Around

How's that for a title? It comes from the name Roadtreking Reporter Laura Robinson gave her Roadtrek RS Adventurous Class B RV. She calls it OLGA. That's the acronym for Old Ladies Get Around. Laura is anything but “old.” But she does get around. And as a solo traveler, she's picked up lots of tips […]Read More

Lighting Versatility for Your RV or Camper

Lighting is important to enjoy a space and to complete the task at hand. Have you ever fumbled in the dark for a latch or tried to remove a splinter with bad lighting?  It's frustrating!  If you read “house nifty” (as Roger calls them) magazines there are often articles about good lighting for your kitchen […]Read More

Roadtreking DIY: Inexpensive RV Front Tabletop Replacement

By Rich Jenkins Rich Jenkins, with his wife Gail, travel the country in search of adventure in their Roadtrek, “Hula Girl.” Would you like to have an option for the original equipment folding front table in your coach? This simple and inexpensive DIY shows how to change that out for an attractive and functional replacement […]Read More

RV Driveway Camping Etiquette Tips

RVs are great things to have when you visit friends and relatives, especially Class Bs, because you can “driveway camp” and have your own bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, TV, etc. while still socializing with your host. Rather than schlep all your stuff inside and take your chances with the mattress in the guest bedroom, you're comfortable […]Read More

012 Roadtreking Podcast: A B is a B unless it’s a B+

We continue our special coverage of the 2014 National RV Trade Show in Louisville, KY with a series of interviews and reports about the latest trends in the RV industry. In Episode 12 we learn a lot about the Class B motorhome market, and get a special one-on-one your of the new Leisure Travel Vans […]Read More