LTRVD Episode 22 – RVing in France

In this week’s edition I interview an expat family living in the Netherlands. The talk about their life abroad and a recent RV trip they took along the French countryside, using their equivalent of America’s Harvest Hosts, called France Passion.

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Dutch, Dutch, Goose

Jeff and Elizabeth document their family travels at their blog Dutch, Dutch, Goose and here’s a link to their First RV Adventure.

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Drone: DJI Mavic Pro

CONVENIENCES and UPGRADES

TireMinder TM55c-B Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Fit System 3891 Deluxe Universal Clip-on Trailer Towing Mirror 
Fantastic Vent 
Renogy 100 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Solar Starter Kit Champion Power Equipment 75537i 3100 Watt RV Ready Portable Inverter Generator with Wireless Remote Start 

IN MY BASEMENT

Weber 51010001 Q1200 Liquid Propane Grill, Black 
Weber 6557 Q Portable Cart for Grilling 
Coleman Outdoor Compact Table 
Coleman 333264 Propane Fuel Pressurized Cylinder, 16.4 Oz 
Quik Chair Folding Quad Mesh Camp Chair – Blue 
Camco Mfg Inc 44543 Large Stabilizer Jack Pad with Handle, 2 Pack 
Bulls Eye Level RV Appliance and Game Table Leveler Motorhome Level (Mini Level)
Tri-Lynx 00015 Lynx Levelers, (Pack of 10) by Tri-Lynx
Camco 39755 RhinoFLEX 6-in-1 Sewer Cleanout Plug Wrench
Cartman 14″ Cross Wrench, Lug Wrench
Rubbermaid Cooler, 10 qt., Red (FG2A1104MODRD) 
Trailer Aid Tandem Tire Changing Ramp 
Camco 40043 TastePURE Water Filter with Flexible Hose Protector 
Progressive Industries EMS-PT30C Portable EMS RV Surge Protector – 30 Amp

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LTRVD Episode 21 – Exploring the Local Life

In this weeks edition of the podcast I interview Robert and Jessica. They are a fulltiming family of four, and they bring us their take on the RV lifestyle.

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Robert and Jessica

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Blog: http://www.exploringthelocallife.com/

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RV Nomads: The Movie

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Drone: DJI Mavic Pro

CONVENIENCES and UPGRADES

TireMinder TM55c-B Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Fit System 3891 Deluxe Universal Clip-on Trailer Towing Mirror 
Fantastic Vent 
Renogy 100 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Solar Starter Kit Champion Power Equipment 75537i 3100 Watt RV Ready Portable Inverter Generator with Wireless Remote Start 

IN MY BASEMENT

Weber 51010001 Q1200 Liquid Propane Grill, Black 
Weber 6557 Q Portable Cart for Grilling 
Coleman Outdoor Compact Table 
Coleman 333264 Propane Fuel Pressurized Cylinder, 16.4 Oz 
Quik Chair Folding Quad Mesh Camp Chair – Blue 
Camco Mfg Inc 44543 Large Stabilizer Jack Pad with Handle, 2 Pack 
Bulls Eye Level RV Appliance and Game Table Leveler Motorhome Level (Mini Level)
Tri-Lynx 00015 Lynx Levelers, (Pack of 10) by Tri-Lynx
Camco 39755 RhinoFLEX 6-in-1 Sewer Cleanout Plug Wrench
Cartman 14″ Cross Wrench, Lug Wrench
Rubbermaid Cooler, 10 qt., Red (FG2A1104MODRD) 
Trailer Aid Tandem Tire Changing Ramp 
Camco 40043 TastePURE Water Filter with Flexible Hose Protector 
Progressive Industries EMS-PT30C Portable EMS RV Surge Protector – 30 Amp

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RV Upgrades and Modifications

If a Winnebago engineer stepped onto our Micro Minnie 1706FB he or she might not recognize it. I have made many modifications to it, some myself, some with the help of professionals, in order to make it more comfortable, more reliable, more like home.

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One of the fist upgrades I did was installing a Fantastic Vent. All RVers seemed to rave about them, and while it doesn’t turn the inside of the RV into a category 3 hurricane, it does freshen up things quite a bit on cool nights. It is however useless in the south Florida summer, even at night. I make a video of the installation.

  • Solar Energy

My second RV modification was a Solar system. I got a 100 watt kit from Renology which came with everything I needed to install it. All I needed to buy extra was the roof sealant. The main reason I wanted to get this, besides off grid camping, was not having to disconnect my battery every time we planed to leave the RV parked for more than a week. I also made a video of that upgrade.

  • Dinette Replacement

We also replaced our dinette with two folding tables. This however is still very much a work in progress. We might go for a sofa in the future or perhaps something even more flexible. Stay tuned for that. Here’s that video, a playlist because there are two parts.

  • Other Modifications: Wardrobe closet, TPMS and Water Heater

Finally, last month I did three major upgrades and modifications to Minitini: the Trailer. The first one was removing the TV set, and ripping apart the cabinet behind it. That gave us enough room to build a small wardrobe closet. That was something that our trailer hadn’t come with from the factory. I also bought and installed a tire pressure monitoring system, which is something I should have done from day one for safety. Better late than never, right? Finally I got the dealer to replace my faulty Atwood on demand water heater. I could have put up an uphill fight trying to get the to cover it under warranty. I decided my time is more valuable than that and decided to take the plunge on atop of the line, state of the art piece of German engineering.  We went with a Truma AquaGo. I hope it will provide us with many warm showers in the future. Here’s the video of all this latest upgrades.

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Main camera: Sony FDR-AX33 
Action camera: Sony FDR X3000 
Additional action camera: GoPro Hero 3 White Edition 
Field Audio Recorder: Zoom H1 
Drone: DJI Mavic Pro

CONVENIENCES and UPGRADES

TireMinder TM55c-B Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Fit System 3891 Deluxe Universal Clip-on Trailer Towing Mirror 
Fantastic Vent 
Renogy 100 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Solar Starter Kit Champion Power Equipment 75537i 3100 Watt RV Ready Portable Inverter Generator with Wireless Remote Start 

IN MY BASEMENT

Weber 51010001 Q1200 Liquid Propane Grill, Black 
Weber 6557 Q Portable Cart for Grilling 
Coleman Outdoor Compact Table 
Coleman 333264 Propane Fuel Pressurized Cylinder, 16.4 Oz 
Quik Chair Folding Quad Mesh Camp Chair – Blue 
Camco Mfg Inc 44543 Large Stabilizer Jack Pad with Handle, 2 Pack 
Bulls Eye Level RV Appliance and Game Table Leveler Motorhome Level (Mini Level)
Tri-Lynx 00015 Lynx Levelers, (Pack of 10) by Tri-Lynx
Camco 39755 RhinoFLEX 6-in-1 Sewer Cleanout Plug Wrench
Cartman 14″ Cross Wrench, Lug Wrench
Rubbermaid Cooler, 10 qt., Red (FG2A1104MODRD) 
Trailer Aid Tandem Tire Changing Ramp 
Camco 40043 TastePURE Water Filter with Flexible Hose Protector 
Progressive Industries EMS-PT30C Portable EMS RV Surge Protector – 30 Amp

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LTRVD Episode 20 – Peace River Thousand Trails

In this episode I talk about our second voyage as RVers, where we visited Peace River Thousand Trails. Also our plans for the Great American Eclipse Road Trip and the RV upgrades I’ve made for that trip.

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RV Upgrades

I have been making many upgrades and modifications. As you probably know I modifies the area where our TV used to be into a wardrobe closet. I also bought a Tire Pressure Monitoring System which works great. We replaced our faulty Atwood on demand water heater with a Truma AquaGo. Look out for this video this Sunday.

Change of Plans

While nothing is set in stone about our August road trip to see the “Great Eclipse” we have been toying with the idea of changing plans and going a little further west, towards the Kansas City area. Good weather probabilities are a lot higher there.

Peace River Thousand Trails

For our second voyage we went to the Peace River Thousand Trails because we got invited to a new member appreciation even that turned out to be a potluck.

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Main camera: Sony FDR-AX33 
Action camera: Sony FDR X3000 
Additional action camera: GoPro Hero 3 White Edition 
Field Audio Recorder: Zoom H1 
Drone: DJI Mavic Pro

CONVENIENCES and UPGRADES

TireMinder TM55c-B Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Fit System 3891 Deluxe Universal Clip-on Trailer Towing Mirror 
Fantastic Vent 
Renogy 100 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Solar Starter Kit Champion Power Equipment 75537i 3100 Watt RV Ready Portable Inverter Generator with Wireless Remote Start 

IN MY BASEMENT

Weber 51010001 Q1200 Liquid Propane Grill, Black 
Weber 6557 Q Portable Cart for Grilling 
Coleman Outdoor Compact Table 
Coleman 333264 Propane Fuel Pressurized Cylinder, 16.4 Oz 
Quik Chair Folding Quad Mesh Camp Chair – Blue 
Camco Mfg Inc 44543 Large Stabilizer Jack Pad with Handle, 2 Pack 
Bulls Eye Level RV Appliance and Game Table Leveler Motorhome Level (Mini Level)
Tri-Lynx 00015 Lynx Levelers, (Pack of 10) by Tri-Lynx
Camco 39755 RhinoFLEX 6-in-1 Sewer Cleanout Plug Wrench
Cartman 14″ Cross Wrench, Lug Wrench
Rubbermaid Cooler, 10 qt., Red (FG2A1104MODRD) 
Trailer Aid Tandem Tire Changing Ramp 
Camco 40043 TastePURE Water Filter with Flexible Hose Protector 
Progressive Industries EMS-PT30C Portable EMS RV Surge Protector – 30 Amp

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Sebastian Inlet State Park by Traveling Robert

We spent a weekend, well almost a weekend, at Sebastian Inlet State Park and these are my impressions of it.

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The State Park

The park is located on the barrier islands, on the east side of the indian river Lagoon. It is one of many man-made inlets in the area. It encompasses both sides of the inlet. The south, where the campground is located in Indian River County. The more popular north side is located in Brevard County.

This park is great if you are into fishing, and there are two catwalks where you can fish from. The one on the north is the longer one, and the most popular. The north side also has a gift shop with a restaurant, and a lagoon which is great for snorkeling.

The south side is much more quiet. The campground is on this side. This side also has a boat ramp.

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

I few miles south of the inlet we encounter this historic refuge. It was established back in 1903 by President Theodore Roosevelt, making it the first ever national wildlife preserve. There is a short trail that takes you to a platform where you can see Pelican Island. According to Wikipedia, Pelican Island is home to many nesting birds including brown pelicans, great egrets, snowy egrets, reddish egrets, great blue heron, little blue heron, tricolored heron, black-crowned night heron, American white ibis, glossy ibis, double-crested cormorant, anhinga, and American oystercatcher.

McLarty Treasure Museum

The McLarty Treasure museum is one of two treasure museums in the ares, the other one being Mel Fisher’s Treasures in the town of Sebastian. This one illustrates the history of a Spanish fleet that got decimated by a hurricane in 1713. Eleven ship sank that day, of the fleet making its was from Havana to Spain, carrying a treasure of gold, solver, and jewels. The museum displays many of the artifacts rescued from the ships, as well as pictorials and graphics depicting what happened. There’s also a platform overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the general area where the shipwreck took place. There have been many shipwrecks in the this area, hence the name: Treasure Coast.

Sebastian

The city of Sebastian is located on the mainland side of the Indian River Lagoon. This is the closes city if you want to go shopping, or have a variety of dining options. There is a Walmart, and a very nice brewery called Pareidoila. The only negative is that the town is at least 20 minutes away, even though it is right across the lagoon. The closes bridge is almost eight miles south, by Wabasso Beach. You only other dining option is Coppola’s at the historic Sebastian Beach Inn, seven miles north.

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Check out the video I made of our stay here.

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Additional action camera: GoPro Hero 3 White Edition 
Field Audio Recorder: Zoom H1 
Drone: DJI Mavic Pro

CONVENIENCES and UPGRADES

TireMinder TM55c-B Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Fit System 3891 Deluxe Universal Clip-on Trailer Towing Mirror 
Fantastic Vent 
Renogy 100 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Solar Starter Kit Champion Power Equipment 75537i 3100 Watt RV Ready Portable Inverter Generator with Wireless Remote Start 

IN MY BASEMENT

Weber 51010001 Q1200 Liquid Propane Grill, Black 
Weber 6557 Q Portable Cart for Grilling 
Coleman Outdoor Compact Table 
Coleman 333264 Propane Fuel Pressurized Cylinder, 16.4 Oz 
Quik Chair Folding Quad Mesh Camp Chair – Blue 
Camco Mfg Inc 44543 Large Stabilizer Jack Pad with Handle, 2 Pack 
Bulls Eye Level RV Appliance and Game Table Leveler Motorhome Level (Mini Level)
Tri-Lynx 00015 Lynx Levelers, (Pack of 10) by Tri-Lynx
Camco 39755 RhinoFLEX 6-in-1 Sewer Cleanout Plug Wrench
Cartman 14″ Cross Wrench, Lug Wrench
Rubbermaid Cooler, 10 qt., Red (FG2A1104MODRD) 
Trailer Aid Tandem Tire Changing Ramp 
Camco 40043 TastePURE Water Filter with Flexible Hose Protector 
Progressive Industries EMS-PT30C Portable EMS RV Surge Protector – 30 Amp

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How to Travel With Your Bike by Paul Devault

Whether you are travelling abroad or within your country; for a vacation, a business trip or maybe a cycling vacation, you may prefer to bring your bike along. But you might be wondering: how do I pack it? Can you send it using one the cargo services to your destinations? How much will it cost? Will it arrive safely?

Well, there are different means you can use to transport your bike including bringing it along on your flight or transporting it using cargo services. The various methods present their pros and cons. Well, for the investment you have made to get the Best Mountain Bike under 500 or the Best Mountain Bike Under 1000, you want to ensure your bike is safe.

This article will highlight the different methods to travel with your bike, pros and cons of each method and also give a guide on how to park the bike to enable you travel hassle free and enjoy your bike rides at your destination.

Options available to travel with your bike
  1. Bike Shipping companies

Many bike shipping companies offer a safe and convenient way for you to transport your bike. These companies have a business account with a cargo or shipping company that allow them to offer cheaper prices for shipping as opposed to if you shipped through the cargo company directly. Their range of services includes packing and shipping.

To ship your bike with these companies, you will visit their website and fill out a form detailing where you are coming from and your destination, the type of bike, whether you need packing services and the company will provide you with a cost estimate and the estimated time of delivery.

Bike shipping companies provide an option to ship from a bike shop, a cargo company location or they may arrange to pick up the bike. In the destination location, you can pick up your bike or indicate your preferred location where the bike will be delivered.

  1. Bikes on buses

Different bus companies have varying policies on transporting bikes. While some companies allow you to bring your bike along in the cargo area, others allow only if the bike is packed in a box, while others do not allow bikes at all. Enquire with your bus company to see whether they will allow you to bring along your bike.

  1. Bike on train

When travelling on train, check the company’s provisions for transporting bikes. Find out whether you will need to box the bike or whether they offer walk on and walk up services. With walk on services you will walk the bike to the cargo area while with walk up the station attendants will take it to the cargo car. Most short distance and commuter trains do not allow you to bring your bike on board while most long distance trains do allow.

  1. Bikes on airplanes

Travelling with your bike on a plane is more ideal for international travels. Different airlines have different policies on packaging and pricing when transporting bikes. Generally, you will be required to package the bike and check it as a bike. The price will depend on the weight of the bike and the packaging especially if it exceeds the free allowable luggage weight.

Some airlines provide specifications on bike package dimensions; otherwise you will be charged extra. In some airlines, if your bike is small enough to fit in a small box it will not be charged as a bike but rather will be treated as regular luggage.

  1. Bike on your car

If driving to your destination, you could decide to bring your bike along in your car. There are different ways of transporting the bike. The first option is that you could dismantle the bike and pack it up in a box, a bike bag or a bike case and put it in your boot.

Otherwise, there are different bike carrier systems for cars. The carrier systems include roof racks, truck bed racks, trunk racks and hitch racks. The type of carrier system you choose will depend on factors such as the size and weight of the bike, number of bikes, personal preference and budget.

While roof racks are best suited for tandems, hitch racks are best for heavier bikes since they offer sturdiness and have a low mounting height. Trunk racks and truck bed racks are affordable, easy to install and uninstall and can be easily shared between cars. It is important to pad the bike before mounting it to prevent damages from bike to bike contact or bike to car contact. It is also recommended that you strip the bike accessories before loading it on the rack.

Travelling with your bike is becoming easier and more common than before. The aforementioned are some of the ways you can travel with your bike. When choosing which method is appropriate for you, consider factors such as whether your travel is local or international, safety of each method and costs of each method against your budget. Ensure you inspect your bike for any damages upon arrival at your destination.


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LTRVD Episode 19 – Living Free, the one with mike O’Connor

In this week’s episode I talk about my recent trip to the Sebastian Inlet State Park, and chat with fellow YouTuber and full time RVer Mike O’Connor “Living Free”

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Sebastian Inlet State Park

Last weekend we spent some time at Sebastian Inlet State Park. The highlight of the trip was the most beautiful sunrise, preceded by a very faint new moon moonrise. The park is a great place if you are into fishing or boating. The are also supposed to have very good snorkeling. But we didn’t have much fun there. First the park was very crowded on the weekend. The we got struck by a horrible thunderstorm, and the park lost electrical power and water. We were basically boondocking with an empty water tank.

Pelican Island National Wildlife Preserve

While we were there we also visited Pelican Island NWP, which is very close to the state park. We were the only people there, and the wildlife consisted mostly of very voracious mosquitoes. I think Florida mosquitoes have become immune to deep. The preserve does have the great significance of being the first National Wildlife Preserve, established by president Theodore Roosevelt in 1902.

Mike “Living Free”

In this week’s interview I chat with Mike O’Connor, a YouTube creator and full time traveler. We get his perspective on the freedom of living on the road. His favorite place is Rife Lake, in Washington. He documents his travels with his dog named Sober on his YouTube channel Living Free.

 

 

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LTRVD Episode 18 – Wanderlust Estate

In this episode I interview fellow YouTuber, and nomadic van dweller James Weelock, who goes by the social handle: Wanderlust Estate

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Who is James Wheelock?

James Wheelock is a nomadic van dweller, RVer, and fellow YouTube creator where he goes by the name Wanderlust Estate.  He’s also on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

RV Classes

We discuss the pros and cons about the types of RV he’s driven. The Class A was comfortable inside but he hated having a toad. His current campervan is nimble and stealth but not totally self contained. I think we agreed that for both of us the best compromise would be a wide body Class B for him, and for me even a small Class C.

Favorite part of RV travel

Having the feeling of coming home every time, that you don’t get if you stay at a hotel.

Least favorite part about RV travel

The persistent stigma about full time RVers in society. Also the fact that there is always something breaking no matter the age of you RV.

Workamping and other work on the road

There are plenty of jobs, just not plenty of good paying jobs.  One of the best choices for James had been a ultra temp service.

He’s also done the Sugar Beet Harvest and Amazon Camperforce.

Favorite place: Yellowstone National Park

Overrated place: San Francisco

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Boondockers Welcome

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Old Videos: Madrid, Bordeaux, the Loire Valley

I know, I have been neglecting the blog a little bit, but here I have a brand new shiny post. If only the content was so brand new.

#TBT

Hashtag TBT stands for Throw Back Thursdays, and for a while now I have been toying with the idea of posting an old videos you’ve probably never seen on Thursdays. I started last week, with the first video of our European Vacation of 2006, freshly edited.

European Vacation 2006 Part 1

This was a fabulous vacation we took back in 2006. Flew to Madrid, Spain, where we rented a car and for 10 days drove way too much and saw way too little, but we certainly covered a lot of ground. Madrid, Paris, the French Riviera, and Barcelona are just a few of the points of interest that we saw.

The Loire Valley

Today I published the second part of our European Vacation 2006. In this installment we crossed the border with France and had lunch at the medieval town of Saint-Emilion. This is in the famous Bordeaux wine producing region. From there we continued towards the Loire Valley, where we visited several of the famous Chateaux.

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Meeting “The Wynns”

Meet the Wynns

They are now somewhere in the Caribbean, sailing the blue waters, but not long ago they were here in South Florida and we got to meet them. I am, of course talking about Nikky and Jason “The Wynns”  Former RVers and now sailors, they have one of the most successful YouTube travel channels. I’ll admit I could relate to the much more back in their RVing days, but it is still very entertaining watching sail around the world particularly the learning process.

The Meetup

I made a quick video about the meetup they had at the Lauder-ale Brewery, and here’s a video of that.

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