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Old 07-19-2012, 09:15 AM   #1006
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Tarp, sleeping bag, poncho and a rubber chicken. WTF do you need a trailer for?

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Old 07-19-2012, 01:00 PM   #1007
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Kind of on this subject of small campers I have been looking at van class B motorhomes and what I am a bit surprised to find is that they still insist on putting in a stove and a dishwasher inside the van. Now I think that is great for a larger RV but for something that is designed for weekend vacation in I dont see any reason why the stove and any dishwasher cant be in some kind of outside solution. Speaking for myself I dont even use my dishwasher at home let alone when I am camping for 3 days eating cold sandwiches and greek yogert. Camping cooking is way over rated. For the few times most people go camping just take some cold food.

Anyway, when I get closer to retirement I think I am going to have a class B custom made.
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Old 07-19-2012, 03:07 PM   #1008
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Did you guys take a look at the Prolite trailer campers?


Proudly made in Quebec, a lot of different and pretty light models.


http://www.roulottesprolite.com/indexenglish.htm

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Old 07-19-2012, 07:23 PM   #1009
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Tarp, sleeping bag, poncho and a rubber chicken. WTF do you need a trailer for?
Why...that ain't no 'rubber chicken'...










.....that's my 'Hangin' Cock'!!



btw....I pull a Kwik-Kamp behind this bike! (for when Momma comes along!)
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Old 07-20-2012, 08:07 AM   #1010
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Like these babies?? http://www.outsidevan.com/basecamp.php

Prepare to spend an afternoon disecting every model, option etc.


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Kind of on this subject of small campers I have been looking at van class B motorhomes and what I am a bit surprised to find is that they still insist on putting in a stove and a dishwasher inside the van. Now I think that is great for a larger RV but for something that is designed for weekend vacation in I dont see any reason why the stove and any dishwasher cant be in some kind of outside solution. Speaking for myself I dont even use my dishwasher at home let alone when I am camping for 3 days eating cold sandwiches and greek yogert. Camping cooking is way over rated. For the few times most people go camping just take some cold food.

Anyway, when I get closer to retirement I think I am going to have a class B custom made.
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:11 PM   #1011
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Like these babies?? http://www.outsidevan.com/basecamp.php

Prepare to spend an afternoon disecting every model, option etc.
My God, some of those build-outs are the sexiest things I've ever seen. I will be stealing some of their ideas, that's for sure.


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Old 07-22-2012, 05:36 PM   #1012
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LOVE those VRV trailers just wish they weren't $20k. I would have one if for not the money....
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Old 07-22-2012, 06:21 PM   #1013
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Awesome! Did you know the other orange VRV? If not, cool coincidence.

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Trials comp and cool small trailers, what a great weekend!
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Old 07-23-2012, 05:16 AM   #1014
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They are friends of ours (inmates on ADVRIDER) the Airstream is owned by the father of another ADV inmate.

It was their first time out with it, they loved it!
Another guy at the competition was calling our little VRV area the pumpkin patch
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Old 07-23-2012, 08:18 PM   #1015
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My buddy and I went to a children's benefit/fundraiser/biker party this past weekend. (drank way too much whiskey!)

We both pull Kwik-Kamp motorcycle campers behind our bikes. But I also like to set-up my 10' x 10' EZ-Up with the zip on walls, and nose my trailer door just inside the wall...so we both did this.

the Taj' Mahal of motorcycle camping, complete with cabin, 2 separate bedrooms, carpeting, tables, chairs, complete kitchen, lighting, and a bar.....all brought to the runsite on 2 motorcycles!! (we don't fool around)

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Old 07-23-2012, 08:49 PM   #1016
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WIN ! ! !


.. that's just kewl ..
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Old 07-23-2012, 09:11 PM   #1017
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My buddy and I went to a children's benefit/fundraiser/biker party this past weekend. (drank way too much whiskey!)

We both pull Kwik-Kamp motorcycle campers behind our bikes. But I also like to set-up my 10' x 10' EZ-Up with the zip on walls, and nose my trailer door just inside the wall...so we both did this.

the Taj' Mahal of motorcycle camping, complete with cabin, 2 separate bedrooms, carpeting, tables, chairs, complete kitchen, lighting, and a bar.....all brought to the runsite on 2 motorcycles!! (we don't fool around)

Uh, you left out the picture of the bikes all packed up with all that stuff, too! I want to see the convoy!

That is, in a word, impressive.


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Old 07-24-2012, 08:42 AM   #1018
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Uh, you left out the picture of the bikes all packed up with all that stuff, too! I want to see the convoy!

That is, in a word, impressive.


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Hiya Donnie!

Uhhhhhhhh.....no convoy, and no pick-ups either.

In fact, there was nothing strapped to the tops of the campers or on either of the bikes.

Everything fit right into the camper trailers......no problem...easy-peasy!



oh...and my trailer fully loaded weighs in at #350 lbs.


After we set up camp, we both ran back into town for a bit, and when we got back out to the runsite, our camp was surrounded by other motorcycle campers...all pulling trailers too! Apparently, those 'chase trucks' we all used in the 70's and 80's is a dying thing!
(well...we though that was pretty cool!)
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Old 07-24-2012, 09:09 AM   #1019
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Prepare to spend an afternoon disecting every model, option etc.
I think what I orginally saw which I thought was a dishwasher was really a fridge.
That said, the vast majority of my camping (because I am not retired yet) would be 1 night stay. I see no reason whatsoever to go thru all the hassle to cook a friggin meal on that one weekend. Cold food for that trip will be fine thank you.
Never the less, its true anything I would buy I would either have to accept that its there, or rip it out or get everything custom made from the ground up.
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Old 07-24-2012, 10:33 AM   #1020
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