News Briefs: GM Recall, Mobil Travel, Tech Tips

GM Recalls SUVs GM is recalling 341,000 SUVs for a defect in the seat-belt buckle. Model-year 1997 Chevrolet Blazers, GMC Jimmys and Oldsmobile Bravadas are...

Grand Moments in Gardiner

There was a time when I thought Gardiner, Montana, would be one of the worst possible places in America to live, a weathered and...

Rally Guests Attempt New High Five Record

On July 17, 2011, attendees of The Good Sam Rally, presented by DISH Network, made an attempt at a new world record for most...

Personal Assistance Service Renewed Often

Consumer-polling firm J.D. Power & Associates' latest survey of people who bought new vehicles in the past three years shows that drivers who have...

On the Bayou

"I never saw a square fish," said Tony Latiolais, explaining why the traditional Cajun wooden boat he'd built and was proudly displaying featured exactly...
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Meals on Wheels: Tailgater Tire Table

No table? No problem. RVers can turn any of the tires on their trailer or tow vehicle into an impromptu place to serve meals,...
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All Terrain Camper

Adventurous campers who love off-road expeditions while enjoying the comfort of an RV can have the best of both worlds with the JK Wrangler...
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In Search of Giants

  Visitors come from all over the world to hike through California’s primeval forests and stand in awe beneath canopies of ancient redwoods and giant...
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200 Years of History

  Camping, hiking, scenic views, Nike Missile Site and Alcatraz Island — all in a national park that hugs the California coastline for nearly 60...
Guadalupe Hiking

West Texas Oasis

  From a distance, you wouldn’t suspect that the rugged peaks and desert flats of the Guadalupe Mountains are a national park filled with grassy...
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Staff Pick: Pedego Electric Bikes

Staff Pick: I tried out a bright-green Latch bike at the Santa Barbara, California, Pedego store, and it zipped easily to the top of...
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Bugg Banner: A Real Cover-Up

Hanging a Bugg Banner keeps most of the insects off the fifth-wheel front cap and dramatically reduces cleaning time. As a fly fisherman, I have...
The LCD screen displays voltage and amperage, monitored continuously. Lights below the screen guide the user when conditions are safe.

Power Tool: Surge Guard Surge Protector

Surge Guard’s latest portable device is a hedge against damage caused by faulty 120-volt AC hookups and natural influences Plugging into 120-volt AC power at...