Since acquiring our Dodge Promaster, I’ve sunk countless hours into research van conversions looking for inspiration. Most the van conversions posted have been using Sprinters, but Promasters and Transits have been popping up with more frequency. When I spotted this impressive Promaster build out by Ryan Wells of Rydawell Woodworks in Seattle, I had to […]
After years of saving and planning we made the commitment to acquiring and building an adventure mobile of our own. Though we're still committed to the 9-5 during the week, come Friday we live the #vanlife.
After weeks of work, we finally take our DIY van conversion on the road and log our first trips to find what worked, what needs work, and what to focus on next.
Is the Camelbak Kickbak an insulated coffee mug, water bottle or camping pint glass? For us, it’s serving well doing all the above. Vacuum insulated with a double wall design to maintain the temperature of your drink, Camelbak claims it will keep drinks cold for 8 hours and hot for 4. While we have yet […]
Summer is finally approaching, which for us means weekends filled with bike rides and post ride hanging out, enjoying a cold beverage in a camp chair. After yet another camp chair blew out, (the seat ripped, separating from the support) I’ve been on the hunt for the ultimate camp chair. It needed to pack small, be durable, easy […]
After relocating to a new space with an actual garage and workspace of my own, it was time to begin the build out we’d be rolling in for the foreseeable future. First though, the online research continued. During this time, an observation was made. There are a lot of different types that make up the […]
For the last two to three years I’ve been working on a plan that would enable more riding in epic destinations. The solution: buy a van, transform the inside into a stealth camper, and join the #vanlife. It’s easier said than done— though we could afford a van living in the Bay Area, finding a place to […]