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R and R (Races and RVing)

We are signed up for the Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon next week.  If you’ve seen the highly acclaimed movie Sideways with Paul Giamatti, you’ll have a good idea of the towns, back roads and vineyards we will be running … Continue reading

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Dallas Marathon Relay Report

We won the Dallas Marathon relay. Sort of.  It was an un-official competition against 2 other teams, and we beat one by 41 seconds and the other by several minutes.  Weather was not as bad as was originally forecast.  At the … Continue reading

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Texas, West Coast, Texas, East Coast, Texas

It’s a geographical club sandwich. About 10 days ago, we headed to the Western Outpost to work a few days and collect the Conestoga to drive it back to Texas for the winter.  I’ve flown the TX-CA route so many times … Continue reading

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HalloWine, a Northern Sonoma 5K

The official start of our 12 week training for the Maui Half Marathon started with a Halloween Day run in Northern Sonoma county about 100 miles north of the Western Outpost.  It was a small race, with about 500 Half … Continue reading

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Hello Wine

We’re taking a quick RV trip into Sonoma this weekend to run the HalloWine 5K (it’s the last 3.1 miles of the HalloWine Half Marathon). Although this has the benefit of allowing S to get her training jumpstarted for the Maui Half Marathon, … Continue reading

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Visiting the 51st State for Coffee

Thursday evening before the long weekend started with a record-setting PAC-12 showdown at Stanford Stadium where the Cardinal had no problem handling the UCLA Bruins.  We witnessed a record-setting all-purpose yards game by the Stanford running back as well as … Continue reading

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The TireMinder Post

The TireMinder kit from Camping World arrived today. I’ve read enough horror stories about Chinese bombs and blow-outs on RV.net, and seen YouTube videos of the foregoing, to have been scared straight into purchasing this product.  You think TireMinder seeded those anecdotes on … Continue reading

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Additional Questions

UPDATED With answers. I have joined the Class B Forum (www.classbforum.com), and contributors have already provided some great questions to add to my list:

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Pre-Delivery Inspection

It appears we will pick up our RV tomorrow.  Here is some of the questions I have come up with–some being very specific to our 2016 ERA 70X.  Anything you would add?

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