Bike Storage

Bike Storage

Bike Storage I saw some people interested so thought I would write this short post. For those that follow us and have read previous posts. You will know by now that one of the main reasons for converting a van into a purpose built camper was to ride the bikes. We wanted to travel with […]

Running Water For Vanlife

Running Water For Vanlife

Running water has arrived! We no longer need to keep spending money on bottles of drink whilst out in the van. We now have running water from fresh water tank to waste. Running water is one of the most common additions to a camper van and has its many uses. From drinking, to washing up […]

100W Solar Panel Install

100W Solar Panel Install

100W Solar Panel Install It doesn’t take a genius to work out that solar relies on the sun to produce energy out of light. If your van is going to be parked up where an overcast day is more likely, it might not be the best option for you. However, that being said solar panels […]

Dometic 12v Camper-Van Fridge

Dometic 12v Camper-Van Fridge

Ice Cold Drink? Who doesn’t like an ice cold drink when things heat up. Having travelled with the van a few times now, the only way we had previously been able to keep drinks and the essentials cold is with a cool box. This method is flawed as you have to keep everything cool by keep […]

Direct4x4 Pull Out Awning

Direct4x4 Pull Out Awning

Expand your available space A big thanks goes out to Direct4x4 for helping us out getting an awning for the van. After searching around we chose to go with Direct4x4. Not only do they have a big selection of awnings and much more but they are very helpful. When living in a van, you need […]

Specialized Stumpjumper Hope Bottom Bracket Install

Specialized Stumpjumper Hope Bottom Bracket Install

Why a new Bottom Bracket? You can see why I purchased a new BB here in my previous post. Hope Tech Bottom Bracket Upgrade Waiting for the tools Having purchased the PF30/PF46 Bottom Bracket from Hope, I had thought about trying to install without all the proper tools to save some money. However, after reading […]