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Outside Interests Issue 58


Bikepacking


Bikepack


Bike riding and Airstreaming go together like Starsky & Hutch. “The iconic photograph of an Airstream towed by a bicycle forever established a connection between these two types of transportation,” said cyclist and Airstreamer Ralph Emerson. “Bicycles are a staple at rallies, with many Airstreams or their tow vehicles fitted with bike racks. The new … Continue reading Bikepacking


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Dometic AC Airstream


James H. sent us this excellent question: “The voltage in our current campground is running 107 to 100 volts with my 5 year old Dometic air conditioner running. How low can the voltage go before I risk overheating the compressor?” Most AC-powered appliances are capable of handling +/- 10% voltage without damage, which means from … Continue reading Ask Outside Interests


Alumapalooza 8 is sold out!


Airstream Inc


For the first time ever, Alumapalooza—on the grounds at the Airstream factory in Jackson Center, Ohio—is a sell-out. There’s a growing waiting list; to join it, call 813-200-8877. Registration for next year (Alumapalooza 9 in 2018) will be opened during Alumapalooza 8 (May 30 to June 4, 2017). Alumapalooza is always held the week after … Continue reading Alumapalooza 8 is sold out!

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