Get a Lift with Lifestyle’s Alfa Gold

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by Donya Carlson
April 2, 2015

  Two-wheel enthusiasts will like Lifestyle Luxury’s industry-first side hauler high-end fifth-wheel. Not only can you take a full-size motorcycle along, it can be loaded by one person and have its own private room. The Lifestyle Alfa Gold 3905SH (mentioned in December 2014’s “New for 2015”)... Read more »

Saga of the Silver Bullet

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by Donya Carlson
March 2, 2015

  The first Airstream trailer was built in 1929, a tent contraption that Wally Byam made on a Model T chassis. The tent was replaced with a teardrop-shaped shelter, and a stove and ice chest were added. The first factory-produced Airstream, nicknamed the Silver Bullet because of its airplane-fuselage-inspired... Read more »

Set the Night on Fire!

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by Donya Carlson
March 2, 2015

  Hot off the press: Livin’ Lite RV, manufacturer of lightweight aluminum-frame and composite towables, has introduced the Aluma-Lite Ignite, a flashy toy hauler badged as a 2016 model. As with other Livin’ Lite models, the door and floor framing are made of tubular aluminum. Inside, the trailer... Read more »

Small and Mighty Apex Nano

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by Donya Carlson
February 2, 2015

  With its all-new Apex Nano, Coachmen, a division of Forest River, is targeting families and couples looking for lightweight travel trailers that can be towed with SUVs and minivans. The 7-foot 6-inch-wide lightweight trailers, consisting of four models in both slide and nonslide versions, are claimed... Read more »

The B Side

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by Donya Carlson
January 2, 2015

    With a sofa-bed slideout and plenty of drawers and cabinets, Winnebago’s Era 70C is a comfortable Class B for two I admit to being a chronic over-packer. When it’s time to load up the RV for a trip, my theory is “Why not bring it?” — especially when there’s space — because... Read more »

New Dates for 2015 Phoenix Rally

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by Donya Carlson
November 24, 2014

Come join the fun, February 26 to March 1, 2015, at the Camping World/Good Sam Rally in Phoenix, Arizona! Organizers announced a new date for the upcoming Rally due to a change in NASCAR’s 2015 race schedule. The Rally features a vast exhibit area with hundreds of motorized and towable RVs, more... Read more »

Expansion Projects Planned for RV Factories

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by Donya Carlson
November 24, 2014

Recreational vehicle sales are up, and Airstream, Heartland and Keystone are planning factory expansions. Airstream will add about 94,000 square feet to its 134,000-square-foot plant in Jackson Center, Ohio. The $5.9 million project is expected to be completed by mid-2015 and will add approximately... Read more »

Throwback Travel Trailer

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by Donya Carlson
November 24, 2014

In the 1950s I Love Lucy was keeping TV viewers entertained, Yankees’ centerfielder Mickey Mantle was a household name and simple travel trailers were the rage. The designers at Genesis Supreme RV have created that nostalgic feel with trailers with straightforward floorplans. Said Pablo Carmona, president... Read more »

Tesla Toy Hauler T3950

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by Donya Carlson
October 1, 2014

  Powersports enthusiasts who want luxury and plenty of sleeping space should check out EverGreen’s new triple-slide Tesla T3950 toy hauler. The 43-foot, 6-inch fifth-wheel features a living area that sports a 9-foot, 3-inch recliner sleeper sofa and a queen-size loft bed, while the master bedroom... Read more »

Lance Camper 1172

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by Donya Carlson
December 30, 2013

  This Well-Recognized Builder Offers its Biggest Camper with Two Slides and Plenty of Room for Adventures Off the Beaten Path  Lance Camper will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015 and over the course of those five decades, the company has become a recognized leader in the manufacturing... Read more »

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