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Old 04-11-2019, 11:28 AM   #1
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Hello from a GTRV in San Jose, CA

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After camper vanning around New Zealand south island for a month we decided a van was for us in our current state of life. We found a nice used 2006 GTRV from Mike at GTRV in Sebastopol , CA a few years back and have been loving the van life. Dispersed camping in the western states and stealth camping along the California beaches.
The rig is setup nicely with everything an RV has, plus 100w of solar, two house batteries, and a 19" LCD TV. Best bang-for-buck investment so far has been in a steering dampener! (but we've done a lot of upgrades)

It would be cool to meetup camping somewhere in the future with a group of camper vans and share a beer!

Mike and Carly
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Old 04-11-2019, 01:28 PM   #2
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Nice! Welcome!
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Old 04-11-2019, 02:16 PM   #3
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Nice Beta! What size?
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Old 04-11-2019, 03:39 PM   #4
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I always liked GTRV's T-Top.
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Old 04-11-2019, 07:32 PM   #5
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Very cool. Welcome!
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Old 04-12-2019, 04:48 AM   #6
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Very nice and welcome.

Check out this thread about a CA meetup:
http://www.sportsmobileforum.com/for...tml#post250319
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Old 04-12-2019, 09:39 AM   #7
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I'm a longtime GTRV owner and have logged well over 500 nights in mine since buying it new in 2001. Still loving it and looking forward to my first camping trip for 2019 next weekend.

I also manage a Yahoo group for GTRV owners and wannabees if you are interested. https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/gtrvwesty/info
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Old 04-18-2019, 10:34 AM   #8
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Nice Beta! What size?
Beta 2014 400RS. Great bike. Husky 250TE for the gf goes on front van rail. Funny looking rig on the highway doing 75mph. We just mounted remote taillights and headlights on the racks to feel legit....and to see at night!
Fully loaded to the gills we're just below GVW.
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Old 04-18-2019, 10:44 AM   #9
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Nice Rig! Welcome!
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Old 04-18-2019, 11:35 AM   #10
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Nice, we GTRV owners are a rare breed around here. How has your rear A/C unit held up. I do a lot of off roading, and have killed two different units by the second trip, but I'm going to try again this summer.
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