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 general … 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

Sprinter Van Overhead Cabinet Build
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Once we had our bed/ dinette built, all our insulation in place and the ceiling paneling in, it was time to start building a storage cabinet. This cabinet will be … Read More

Sprinter Van Ceiling Install: White, Clean, and Simple!
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After installing 3 layers of insulation, the Maxx Air roof vent, Rhino-Rack roof rails, and running all our wires for our solar and lighting, it was time to get our … Read More

Sprinter Van Wall and Ceiling Insulation
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Which is best? The Great Insulation Debate There are many options for insulating a campervan. Many of them work well but pose some issues. These are some of the products we … Read More

Weekend of Van Camping & MTB in Big Bear, CA
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With Memorial Day weekend upon us as well as the season opener at Snow Summit bike park, what better way to kick off summer than to head to Big Bear … Read More

Sprinter Van Convertible Folding Dinette and Bed
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When designing the layout for our van, the bed was the most important part. With me being 6’2″ and Anna being 5’8″, laying sideways in our van was not an … Read More

Adventure Ride Report: Goldpoint, Nevada
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Every spring our riding group, My2Wheels.com, gets together in the little town of Goldpoint, NV to camp and ride. It’s a great place to base camp because there are several … Read More

Installing CR Laurence Windows in Our Sprinter Van
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Our van started as a cargo van, meaning it had no windows in the back. The privacy is nice, but there is very little ventilation and feels very small and claustrophobic, … Read More

Installing a MaxxAir 7500k Roof Vent in our Sprinter Van
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One of the first (and most important) things we did to our van was to install a roof vent. It’s important to keep the airflow moving in such a small … Read More

Sprinter Van 200 Watt Solar System Install
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While camping off the grid, the best way to keep the house batteries charged is from the sun. When we first started building the van I was on the fence … Read More

Installing Sprinter Van RTS523 Rhino-Rack Roof Rails
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In order to mount things like solar or a roof rack, your Sprinter van must have roof rails. Some vans come with them from the factory, but many do not. Ours … Read More

Sprinter Van Sportcraft Swivel Seats Installation
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One of the best ways to add square footage to a van is to use the front seats as a living room by installing swivel seat bases. Although there are … Read More

Upgraded Sprinter Van Wheels: Method Wheels & Nitto ATs
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The one thing that had to go immediately on our 2016 Sprinter 144 2WD van was those stock wheels and tires. They not only make it look like an ugly … Read More

Sprinter AdVANture to Death Valley National Park
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Like most of our adventures, we had zero plans to go anywhere when we woke up Saturday morning. After sleeping in until around 11 AM, we tossed around the idea … Read More

Sprinter Van Floor Project
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When it came to choosing how we wanted to do the floor in our van, we wanted it to look nice yet have a durable surface with plenty of tie … Read More

Dual 6 Volt Underhood Battery Tray: Sprinter Van
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One of the first projects on our van was to install two 6 volt batteries under the hood. There is a nice open space for them on the driver side … Read More

Our New Sprinter Van: Building the Ultimate Adventure Rig
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  I am a little late to posting about our new rig, but this is the beginning of a new project and section of my blog, our VAN BUILD! I … Read More

5th Annual Buggy Roundup Trip, Dumont Dunes
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Every year I host a group dune trip at Dumont Dunes through my website, dumontduneriders.com. The point of the trip is to get together with the other buggies and buggy … Read More

Dumont Dunes Trip Report: Halloween Weekend 2017
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Well it’s that time of year again, dune season at Dumont Dunes! I sort of switch gears and spend a great deal of my time out in the sandbox with … Read More

Motocamping In The Mojave Preserve
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The Mojave National Preserve is a massive area of protected Mojave Desert south of Nipton, CA stretching all the way to I-40. Despite its vast size, many city dwellers don’t … Read More

2017 KTM 500 EXC-F: Uncorked and Retuned
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There is no doubt that the 2017 KTM 500 EXC-F is one of the most powerful and best performing dual sport bikes on the market right now. Even right out … Read More

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