Plumas National Forest Fire Lookout

Cliff area ahead! They aren’t kidding!  If one was to rip-up this road at night you could easily fly right off the mountain. Maybe during daylight also? Had hoped to take a twisty mountain ride on two of my favorite Sierra Nevada highways. However, fire mop-up operations were still underway and the roads were closed. Needed to punt, so did … Read More

Truck camper MPG testing.

Sometimes results are not what most would expect. RELATED Link – Tread Matters: tire selection and fuel economy. Research the STT PRO here: Cooper Discoverer STT PRO Research the Fun Country here: Dick Cepek Fun Country Tell ’em you saw it on RoadTraveler.net Please consider becoming a patron. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler. All Rights Reserved Resources: Cooper Tire Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels … Read More

CruzTOOLS RTB1 and SKDMX first look.

Two nifty compact tool kits just received to carry, use, and evaluate. The RTB1, $130, is specifically for older generation BMWs like my 1150 GS, but there are similar kits for other brands and models. The SKDMX, $45, is ultra-compact, intended for off-road dirt bikes, ATVs/UTVs, and covers the most common metric fasteners. The tire gauge is specifically for lower … Read More

Hagerman Pass Road, Colorado

Heading down the east side of Hagerman Pass, near Leadville, Colorado, after crossing the continental divide. I’m in my 2017 Ram/Cummins with Hallmark Nevada flatbed camper, following my buddy Brad, pulling his Kimberley Karavan trailer with his second generation Toyota Sequoia, and Tony in his 6.4L F-250 with a Four Wheel Campers Hawk on the back. Tell ’em you saw … Read More