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Birth of Airstream & Wally Byam

From its humble beginnings, Airstream, manufacturer of the iconic “silver bullet” travel trailer, has become an American icon. But, how did this successful company come about? The history of Airstream is intertwined with the journey of the man who made … Continue reading

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Shasta Reintroduces 1961 Airflyte

Shasta RV  will take customers back in time with the introduction of the 1961-style Airflyte at this year’s Elkhart Open House September 16. The travel trailer, which has been updated to comply with current RV Industry Association (RVIA) codes, and … Continue reading

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Moby 1: All Terrain Teardrop Trailer

Teardrops were a common sight from the ’30s through the ’50s, but popularity faded as vehicles became larger, fuel was cheap, and recreational vehicles became supersized. During recent years teardrop trailers have experienced a resurgence in popularity. In earlier articles … Continue reading

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Airstream Announces List of Top Dealers

Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream announced its top U.S. dealer rankings based on retail units sold between May 2013 and May 2014 during the company’s dealer meeting in Charleston, South Carolina. Airstream’s “Top Dealer” winner, Colonial Airstream, is a family owned dealership … Continue reading

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EverGreen Introduces Open Concept Front Lounge Bay Hill Fifth Wheel

Middlebury, Indiana-based EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC has introduced the new Bay Hill 379FL fifth-wheel, offering an open concept floor plan with a spacious front lounge. Instead of a front bedroom, the Bay Hill 379FL features a huge family room lounge … Continue reading

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Riverside Introduces Retro SKY Trailer

Peru, Indiana-based Riverside Travel Trailer Inc. has reintroduced one of the most popular floor plans of the late 1970s and early ’80s with its new retro 24SKY model. “This floor plan design was a top seller for years during the late 1970s and early … Continue reading

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RV Parking Rules: A Double Whammy

Rarely a week goes by without a media story about some community somewhere in the United States or Canada imposing restrictive rules, regulations, ordinances, and general hassles on owners of recreational vehicles. Communities across the United States and Canada are reviewing … Continue reading

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Cruiser RV Introduces Stryker Toy Hauler Line

Following two years of product development, Howe, Indiana-based Cruiser RV LLC has introduced its all-new 102-inch widebody constructed Stryker toy hauler travel trailer. The 102-inch construction can accommodate a variety of cargo including side-by-sides, ATVs, and motorcycles. “Careful consideration and research … Continue reading

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Reduce Risks of RV Tire Blowouts

Heading out with a recreational vehicle this summer? Check out the condition of your tires before leaving home… and stay safe! RV tires are put to a rigorous test during the summer travel season. After many months in storage, RVs … Continue reading

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Lance Introduces Toy Hauler With 12-Foot Garage

Lancaster, California-based Lance Camper Manufacturing Corp. has introduced the second floor plan in their new toy hauler lineup, which launched earlier this year. Production has started on the new 2612 and units are expected to arrive on dealers’ lots this week, … Continue reading

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