Ride Report: Kennedy Meadows…Singletrack Heaven!
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For years I have heard about Kennedy Meadows as an epic place to camp and ride dirtbikes. When anyone asks about this place online I usually see the local So … Read More

Sprinter Van Surco Ladder Installation
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In preparation for our roof rack/ deck project, we first needed a ladder to access our roof. There are many options out there for ladders when it comes to Sprinters. … Read More

Hurricane Mesa/ Zion Mountain Biking and Hiking Advanture
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At the end of May, we were prepared to hit Snow Summit bike park in Big Bear for their season opener over Memorial weekend. Mother Nature had different plans though. … Read More

Gear Hammocks- Awesome Hanging Storage for the Van
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Storage is always a challenge in a van. If you are like us, your constantly finding places and ways to hang things because floor or counter space is almost non-existent. … Read More

How to Experience Germany Like a Local
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What things are there see and do in Germany? We recently had a chance to find out while visiting friends in Kaiserslautern, Germany. This was an adventure like no other. … Read More

15 Tips for Long Haul Flights: Avoid Jet Lag & Stay Comfortable
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I never do good in tight spaces with other people. I like my personal space and people’s noises bug the heck out of me. So in preparation for our upcoming … Read More

Paddle Report: Kayaking Black Canyon
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One of the best gems in the Las Vegas area lies just below the Hoover Dam. The Black Canyon Water Trail is a 12-mile, winding stretch of the Colorado River … Read More

Cooking Gear Review: Gas One Butane Stove
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We don’t cook very often inside our van, but there are times we want a hot meal and don’t feel like blowing money in a restaurant. Many people install an … Read More

DIY Sprinter Rear Door L Track & Storage Bags
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In my recent van tweaking, I discovered how valuable the rear doors of our Sprinter can be for storage. We already have tons of L track hanging on our van … Read More

Ride Report: Toquerville Twister | May 2019
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Ever since I rode the Toquerville Twister two years ago I have been hooked and wanted to go back. The Twister is an extremely fun and challenging combination of singletrack, … Read More

Tunes for the Sprinter Van: House Stereo Install
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Having a designated “house” stereo for the back of the van was important for us for a couple of reasons. First off, we didn’t want to dump a bunch of … Read More

The Best Hammock for the Money: The Kootek Double Hammock
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There are many hammocks out there that do a great job, however, I cannot justify what most companies charge. The Double Hammock by Kootek Sports is our go-to hammock. We’ve … Read More

Countertop and Tabletop Solution for Our Sprinter Campervan
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When building our van, our goal was to always keep the weight to a minimum but not sacrifice durability. We’ve been using our van for almost a year now and … Read More

Ride Report: Singletrack Sunday near Primm, NV
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Since it rained on Saturday, Mike B and I decided to take advantage of the prime dirt and weather conditions on Sunday and head out to find some singletrack near … Read More

Burning Man Art Comes to Nipton, CA
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Approximately an hour south of Las Vegas, you’ll find Nipton, California. Founded in 1905 after the discovery of gold and the completion of the railroad, Nipton became a small town … Read More

Sprinter Campervan Electrical System Overview
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Planning out a campervan electrical system can be a bit overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be though. Once you figure out your power consumption needs, you will have an idea … Read More

Ride Report: Sloan-Goodsprings-Pioneer Saloon
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Saturday was time for another desert ride with our Canadian friend, Jordan. I told him he couldn’t visit Vegas without riding out to Goodsprings to check out the Pioneer Saloon. Built … Read More

Ride Report: Nelson-Searchlight Day Ride
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Recently I was contacted by Jordan, a rider traveling from British Columbia, Canada looking for information on places to ride and people to link up with. It turns out that … Read More

Tips for Urban Stealth Camping in a Van
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One of the biggest reasons we built a van was to have the freedom and flexibility to camp wherever we park for the night. We prefer to camp out in … Read More

DIY Exterior Van Light: Solar, Magnetic & Motion Detected!
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When building a van, certain little things never even cross your mind…things you never even think of until you actually go out and use it. The first camping trip in … Read More

DIY Sprinter Overhead Headliner Shelf
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Like most people with a van know, storage space is limited. Making use of wasted space is almost a necessity if you plan on traveling or living in your van. … Read More

Camping and Trail Riding in Duck Creek, Utah
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Every summer my buddies and I try to get away for an epic, week-long adventure ride. Unfortunately, this was not one of those summers. Life, conflicting schedules, and van building got … Read More

Sprinter Campervan Water System Install
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Running water is a game changer when it comes to camping in a van. We wanted the ability to shower and have a fully functioning sink for washing up and … Read More

Sprinter Van DIY 3 Panel Platform Bed on L Track
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Platform beds are one of the most common setups in vans because they make good use of a small space. They allow for a garage to securely store bikes and … Read More

The Van Can: A Sprinter Van Toilet and Ottoman in One
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When building our van, we knew there would be no extra room for a built-in toilet, but we knew we would want one. Our toilet solution was sort of an afterthought, … Read More

Crafts N Cranks: An Epic Weekend of MTB at Snow Summit
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Snow Summit Bike Park, located in Big Bear, CA, is one of our favorite places to escape the summer heat and ride downhill mountain biking. Their annual Crafts N Cranks … Read More

Sprinter Van Kitchen Galley: Our DIY Build
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We designed the kitchen galley in our Sprinter van to be simple, yet functional for being on the road extended periods of time. Our requirements were ample counter space, a … Read More

Mountains & Waves: Mammoth, Tahoe & the Pacific Coast
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After seven long and tiring months of slaving away on our Sprinter van build, it was finally time to give it a full and proper test. Anna and I celebrated … Read More

Building an Indoor Portable Shower for Our Sprinter Campervan
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Showering outside or finding a shower while on a trip is not always an option, so we came up with an indoor shower idea for our Sprinter van. It is … Read More

Adding Upholstered Wall Panels in our Sprinter Campervan
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This is one of the most exciting steps in the van build process. For months I have been looking at these ugly, misshapen walls and insulation with little payoff from … Read More

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