Posts By: James

Detailed Review of Advanced RV’s Ocean One

Detailed Review of Advanced RV’s Ocean One

  Some RVs are easy to have a look at.  You can find most Winnebago or Roadtrek models at dealers all over North America.  It’s easy to “kick the tires” on one of these – and even if...
The Most Awesomest Bike Ride Ever – By James

The Most Awesomest Bike Ride Ever – By James

This ride was only 20 miles, but it was one of the most awesome experiences I think I’ll ever have on a bicycle. Stef and I are wrapping up a road trip with a mind-numbing amount of driving –...
STILL Trying to Build that RV Carport…

STILL Trying to Build that RV Carport…

You may remember my RV Carport project.  It started last fall, and then we ran into some engineering difficulties and the project kind of stalled. Well, we overcame the engineering difficulties (by...
Our Totally Awesome RV Tour and Video Review!

Our Totally Awesome RV Tour and Video Review!

I’m reviewing my own RV!! The remodel of Das Bus was a long process that was finally completed earlier this year, when the repaint was finished, and we added some final touches like Clear Bra...
Next Tests for the Black Tank Simulator:  A Poll

Next Tests for the Black Tank Simulator: A Poll

Well, at the risk of becoming known as “Professor Poo” on the internet, I’m going to continue… The response to my first Black Tank Simulator experiment has been enthusiastic and the feedback...
Inside the RV Black Tank: Testing the Sewer Solution

Inside the RV Black Tank: Testing the Sewer Solution

I finished building my “Black Tank Simulator” a couple weeks ago, and ever since then, I’ve been itching to use it.  Stef quickly told me that playing with simulated sewage had to be an...
Healthier Sleep – Phase 2:  Exercise

Healthier Sleep – Phase 2: Exercise

So, you may remember a little over a month ago, I began changing some habits that I hoped would lead to better sleep.  The first of these habits was giving up caffeine after 4pm. After one month,...
“In the Spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of…” RV Sewage

“In the Spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of…” RV Sewage

A couple weeks ago, I was pondering the following question: Does the decreased flow rate from a maceration-type pump (as opposed to a standard 3 inch hose) cause problems with suspended materials in...
Testing 3M Crystalline Window Tint for our RV

Testing 3M Crystalline Window Tint for our RV

Driving for long stretches out west, we’ll often have the sun scorching us through one side or the other for hours at a time.  In the past, we’ve tried several dubious, and likely illegal,...
Portal RV Resort, Moab UT – RV Park Review

Portal RV Resort, Moab UT – RV Park Review

  Moab, UT is a popular spot for outdoor recreation.  When Stef and I pointed Das Bus that direction recently, we stayed at Portal RV Resort and shot the video above.  While the video will...