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 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

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