Nomad life in a van has its challenges. Storage and organization are a huge priority with limited space. Our latest point of evolution in the
Last winter we migrated through the southern deserts in California between mtb ride zones. We opted for a shortcut between Beatty NV and Death Valley NP called Titus Canyon and we’re glad we did. Its a great desert drive that finishes with a bit of “vanyoneering”.
In 2015 we ordered a Ford Transit T-350 cargo van with the intention of building an off-road capable adventure van for full-time mountain bike travel
The stock Ford 4 ton bottle jack that came with our van struggled a bit to lift our fully built out and loaded van but was “adequate” for changing a tire. But, with a lift kit and larger tires, we found that we needed to make a raised block (stacked leveling ramps) to get enough lift to remove and install tires.
Not a glamorous subject, but the stock jack may not cut it when you need it. Read on to see what your options are.
Your Footprint The term ‘footprint’ is a multi-scaled concept with many applications. In regard to camping, it refers to the area that you, your rig,
MtbNomads Gear Review of OneUp EDC Trail Tool stores in your steerer tube. You need this tool setup.
There is great potential as a vehicle-based nomad to call virtually anywhere home — from the beach to the mountains and from the wilds to
Driving something not-so inconspicuous as the DarkStar Van, we tend to get a few comments and questions from random people that we meet throughout our
So you have a van built up, a bunch of gear, time, and are burnin’ for adventure. Full-time travel is a different experience and requires
Even though the total cost of this nomadic lifestyle is less than a stick-&-brick based life, we should not have to endure a life of