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HiBoy EX6 E-bike – Great Features at a Lower Cost

HiBoy EX6 E-bike – Great Features at a Lower Cost

HiBoy EX6 E-Bike We have been testing e-bikes that fit our RV lifestyle for the past 12 months. Some of these have been expensive e-bikes that have been feature rich. We’ve had many comments on our YouTube channel as well as contacts from our lovervlife.com website...

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Preparing Our RV For A Trip

Preparing Our RV For A Trip

Preparing Our RV For A Trip Due to some medical issues, we had to limit our summer travel. I share more in the video below. The very good news is all is well and after many months we are heading back out to enjoy some extended RV travel. With the 5th wheel sitting for...

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Can You Earn A Living With YouTube – Part 2

Can You Earn A Living With YouTube – Part 2

Can you earn a living with YouTube Part 2 - How much we earn from YouTube This is Part 2 of our two part series "Can you earn a living with YouTube?" In this installment I share how much we make from YouTube and our efforts to off set the expenses to create content...

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Can You Earn A Living With YouTube – Part 2

Can you earn a living with YouTube – Part 1

Can you earn a living with YouTube Part 1 - Tips to help start your YouTube channel This is Part 1 of a two part series titled "Can you earn a living with YouTube?" The simple answer is maybe. Their are a number of parts that we have learned as to what makes a YouTube...

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Replacing RV Bed Gas Struts

Replacing RV Bed Gas Struts

Replacing RV Bed Gas Struts Replacing RV bed gas struts are a relatively easy task. These bed struts go bad after a few years of use or are needed when bedding is replaced with a heavier mattress. In our case, we replaced our mattress with a Brooklyn Bedding Signature...

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BigBlue SolarPowa 20 – Solar USB Charger

BigBlue SolarPowa 20 – Solar USB Charger

BigBlue SolarPowa 20 - USB Charging for the Campsite and Beach Our RV travels take Joan and I to places where there’s no power for our devices such as cell phones, tablets or our Internet hotspot. For the past year, we have used the large power stations for...

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RV Water Heater Troubleshooting and Repair

RV Water Heater Troubleshooting and Repair

RV Water Heater Troubleshooting and Repair We started the day with no hot water when connected to the campground power and using the 120V power option for the water heater. Fortunately, we were able to use the propane switch and the water heater functioned well. For...

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VIOFO A119 Mini 2 Dash Cam for RV Travel

VIOFO A119 Mini 2 Dash Cam for RV Travel

The VIOFO A119 Mini 2 – A Perfect Dash Cam For RV Travel In our blogs and past YouTube videos, we have recommended the use of a Dash Cam to aid the RV traveler if an unfortunate traffic event occurs and video documentation is needed. We have used a Dash Cam from day...

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The Calm Before The Storm – Daytona Beach and Idalia

The Calm Before The Storm – Daytona Beach and Idalia

It was the Monday before Labor Day 2023 in Daytona Beach, FL and the calm before the storm - Daytona Beach and Idalia. Hurricane Idalia was starting to make progress north from Cuba and the weather reports were the possibility of making landfall on Wednesday along the...

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E-bike in the Great Smoky Mountains – CyCrown E-bikes

E-bike in the Great Smoky Mountains – CyCrown E-bikes

Our daughter Julie and her husband Josh along with the grandkids camp each year at the Smoky Mountain Campground located just outside of Bryson City, NC. The campground is located at the Deep Creek entrance of the Great Smoky Mountain Nation Park and is a favorite for...

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9 Tips To Help Maintain Your RV Black Tank

9 Tips To Help Maintain Your RV Black Tank

Using your RV blank tank does not have to be scary. Whether you're a seasoned RV traveler or new to the world of camping, understanding how to maintain your RV black tank is crucial for a comfortable and enjoyable trip. From our 10 years of RV travel, we have created...

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Goldenmate 200Ah Lithium Battery – Great Value LiFePO4

Goldenmate 200Ah Lithium Battery – Great Value LiFePO4

Over the last year of RV travel, we have become big fans of lithium batteries. We have reviewed a number of lithium battery manufacturers and had a great response finding quality products. The problem has been cost. Many viewers of our YouTube channel and from the...

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Stone Mountain Park Historic Square

Stone Mountain Park Historic Square

If you're seeking a journey through time, a visit to the Stone Mountain Park Historic Square is a must. Located in the center of Stone Mountain Park, this historic square offers a glimpse into the past. The Square contains a collections of building moved from a number...

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3 Great Outdoor Meals on the Monument Grill

3 Great Outdoor Meals on the Monument Grill

When we travel in our 5th wheel, we enjoy our grilling time. Over the years of RV travel we have tried a number of portable gas grills. We are on the road for over half of the year and longer, and use our portable grill weekly. From our last live YouTube broadcast, I...

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Joel’s 1st e-bike ride

Joel’s 1st e-bike ride

Thinking about your first e-bike? View the short video below of our son Joel's 1st e-bike ride. And in true fashion, Joel likes to go all out and push the limits. His suggestion was "Hey Pops, let's ride 30 miles!" And that's exactly what we did. The Florida Rails to...

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North Georgia Farm Stands, Honey and Fireworks

North Georgia Farm Stands, Honey and Fireworks

One of the RV travel adventures that Joan and I enjoy during the summer months is visiting farms and the large farmers markets. During our recent trip, we visited several North Georgia Farms and Farm Stands that were outstanding. Our first stop was Jaemor Farms...

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Using the ActiveStart Soft Start 50 Amp

Using the ActiveStart Soft Start 50 Amp

Traditional RV power systems often face significant stress when starting high-demand appliances such as air conditioners or refrigerators. The Active Control ActiveStart 50 Amp Soft Start, significantly reduces this high amperage in-rush. The soft start feature gently...

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12 Tips From a Seasoned RV Traveler

12 Tips From a Seasoned RV Traveler

Joan and I have been traveling in an RV for almost 10 years and covered many thousands of miles. Prior to our RV travels I was a large infrastructure telecommunications engineer and operations specialist and traveled throughout the US, Canada, Central America, and the...

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CyCrown E-bike Florida Rails to Trail Ride

CyCrown E-bike Florida Rails to Trail Ride

In recent years, the demand for electric bikes has soared, driven by a growing interest especially within the RV community. We had the recent opportunity to evaluate the CycFree CyCrown e-bike on the East Central Regional Rail Trail starting at New Smyrna, FL. We...

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