Keeping the rubber on the road can be tiresome, particularly for RVers. For example, our tow unit is a 1-ton “dually,” that requires six tires on the pavement, then add the four tires on the trailer we pull (not to mention the spares) and there are ten tires to be looked after. How about you? […]
Spring is the time of year many of us pull the RV out of storage, de-winterize it, and give it a good cleaning inside and out in preparation for the upcoming camping season. Most of what needs to be done is common sense stuff that we can see with our eyes, but there are other […]
Sooner or later every towable RVer will experience a flat tire on the tow or towed vehicle. Yes, most of us can summon emergency road service (providing you have cell service) and have the spare tire put on if you are willing to wait hours for the service truck to arrive. It really isn’t that […]
Matching trailer tires don’t just look nice, they can save your life. Learn the correct load range for your trailer’s tires and avoid scary RV trailer tire blowouts.
Most RVs have two things in common: tires and a patio mat. Sooner or later, the tires and/or items associated with them that spin (brakes, wheels, bearings, etc) will fail you, which should be considered just part of the adventure known as RVing. When this happens, your RV patio mat can come in handy. Spread […]
Manufacturers of innovative products for cars, motorcycles and RVs converged at SEMA 2016, showcasing the latest trends for RVers. As the gathering isn’t open to the public, here are some highlights that topped our list to check out this year.
Don’t let one RV tire blowout disaster ruin your road trip (and maybe end your life). See what the experts say about surviving sudden loss of air in a tire.
Let’s call them Ann and Carl. Rolling down a California interstate, Ann detected a flat tire. Carl steered the rig off on the next exit and checked his tires. Flat tire wasn’t the word for it—anything remotely resembling rubber was wrapped around the axle and what was left of a wheel had ground a track […]
Trailer and motorhome tires are the unsung heroes of the RV world. They get put to the test daily by carrying heavy loads and enduring all kinds of extreme road conditions. Even when not in use, they can wear down without owners giving their tires a second thought. The wear and tear on RV tires […]