Harbor Freight TailGator 2-stroke generator first start.

This was the first time I pulled the cord on this new Harbor Freight 2-stroke generator, it started easily on the third pull, which was the first vigorous yank. Heck, it might have started the first or second time the if I would’ve pulled it faster. This is SKU 63024, supposedly better than the very similar though not identical 63025. … Read More

Hallmark Nevada Flatbed Camper In Nevada

Sunrise shadows between Beatty and Goldfield, Nevada, after leaving the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. A few miles west of Highway 95 on BLM-managed public land. James Langan Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler. All Rights Reserved Resource: Hallmark Truck Campers            

Truck camper suspension upgrade planning

Flatbed camper truck suspension tinkering and changes are not risk free, and I like to say that often “modifications lead to modifications.” Followup mods might be desirable upgrades, or unwelcome consequences. Application specifics matter. Assuming that standard tweaks which work well on the typical unloaded/lightly-loaded truck are also good for a much heavier outfit, are often naïve. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler … Read More

Overland Expo West 2018

Overland Travel Mecca, Overland Expo West 2018 Each May I’m in Flagstaff, Arizona, for the Overland Expo West event. Like the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, it is a vehicle-centric gathering, but that’s about the end of the major similarities. SEMA covers all things automotive (not motorcycling) and is not open to the public. Overland Expo focuses on vehicle-based overland … Read More

No Loss Tire Valve Caps

For many years these No Loss valve caps from Extreme Outback Products have been spinning on my motorcycles, cars, and trucks. They are $15 for a five-pack. I love them! My video tells the story, but more details are available at ExtremeOutback.com. If you order some, tell George that James Langan the RoadTraveler sent you, and that you learned about … Read More

Hallmark Nevada flatbed camper mounting

Minor modifications were made to the headache rack supports on the Hillsboro 2000 Series aluminum flatbed, before placing the Hallmark Nevada camper. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler.net All Rights Reserved. Source: Hallmark Truck Campers