Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Toads and Motorhome Related Towing
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-09-2009, 07:56 AM   #15
Senior Member
Gary the Wombat's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Lake Berryessa, CA
Posts: 517
My wife and I love visiting National Parks and going hiking in obscure areas when we tour. We also love to go somewhere that has fun and tough Jeep trails, like Moab in Utah or Death Valley, CA, so we always tow our Jeep Wrangler. So far we've been over 20K miles and never had a towing problem. Setup originally cost about $2K for towbar, braking system etc. but once done has been very easy to use.

2007 Winnebago 26P

Jeep Wrangler
Gary the Wombat is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 05-09-2009, 08:11 AM   #16
Senior Member
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 354
I've been full time for just over 8 years and don't have a 4-wheel toad. I do have a large scooter I carry on a crank down rack but I have gone months at times without unloading it. I've met a few other couples along the way who have only a scooter or motorcycle instead of a 4-wheeler.

I am a solo traveler and enjoy the more rustic areas and also do volunteer work. I've also found our wonderful RV family is usually overflowing with offers to take me places.

My travel without a toad is somwhat different then others I know with a toad. I move more often while friends with a toad will set up camp for a month then travel 100-150 mi from there touring that area. I also enjoy boondocking.

My plan when I started full time was to rent a car when needed which I have done a few times when volunteering with a ministry in FL and wanted to take a trip. I was able to rent from the ministry so the cost was minimal.

I do enjoy the "freedom" of not having a toad. By freedom I mean I can back up anywhere, etc. If though, I was not solo I would probably have a toad.

2007 Winnebago Journey 36'
Numbers 6:24-26
Olive is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2009, 08:58 PM   #17
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Leonard, TX
Posts: 127
We have a different approach, although I've also seen a couple of people who tow cycles. We have a small trailer equipped with two Buddy 125 scooters and two kayaks. This whole setup weighs less than 1,400 lb and we hardly know its there.
2006 Georgie Boy Pursuit (32 ft.)

Ernie n Tara

Remember! Life is not a rehearsal!
Ernie n Tara is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Honda CRV toad question flyfisher Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11 05-06-2008 12:49 AM
Toad Taxman Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 22 09-25-2007 06:20 PM
Toad Question can you? Izzyblueye Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 2 09-10-2007 06:13 PM
2006 Saturn Vue Toad Light Wiring Horsepowerfan Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 16 12-24-2006 11:11 AM
Toad vs Motorhome Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 5 12-30-2005 12:31 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:37 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.