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Old 08-05-2016, 02:57 PM   #1
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What do you do for transport when you don't want to drive your bus?

I'm planning on getting a bus and getting to work on a conversion as soon as possible but I was wondering what you guys do for transportation, since I'll be living in campgrounds it'll be pretty important to be able to move without the bus.

I'm personally thinking about a dualsport in a garage on the back of the bus so I can easily ride gravel and dirt roads as well as in town so I'd love to know what you do as well as how you designed it
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Old 08-05-2016, 03:13 PM   #2
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Old 08-05-2016, 10:27 PM   #3
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I am fortunate to have a place to park my truck and bike while i work on the bus.
I have a trailer i can put the bike on when i travel, and i may use that or i may just pull it up into the rear and head on my way. Time will tell which is most useful.

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Old 08-09-2016, 08:33 PM   #5
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Sometimes a scooter


I had a Geo tracker 1995 . Drove it for years without a hickup. Once the clutch cable broke, i installed a new one in the rain. Could drive over ANYTHING in a snow storm it was incredible.
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Old 08-09-2016, 08:58 PM   #6
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I'm planning on getting a bus and getting to work on a conversion as soon as possible but I was wondering what you guys do for transportation, since I'll be living in campgrounds it'll be pretty important to be able to move without the bus.

I'm personally thinking about a dualsport in a garage on the back of the bus so I can easily ride gravel and dirt roads as well as in town so I'd love to know what you do as well as how you designed it
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Old 08-09-2016, 09:04 PM   #7
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We tow a Morris minor woody wagon behind the bus. I put an '89 Tracker 4 X 4 under the MM and tow it 4 down even though I have to stop every 100 miles or so to run the engine/tranny a few minutes to lube 'em up---no big deal as at my age 100 miles is break time anyway. Jack

The MM has a tent trailer so,sometimes we just travel in it.
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Other times we just use the MM as a toad.
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Old 08-10-2016, 05:34 AM   #10
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Old 08-10-2016, 07:02 PM   #11
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Sometimes a Neon on a dolly

Sometimes a Geo Tracker on a trailer



Sometimes a scooter
I love the multiple options! I'm still trying to figure out how to carry my bicycles. I guess I could lay them under the car, but they wont be secured well.

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Old 08-17-2016, 01:31 PM   #12
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I'm personally thinking about a dualsport in a garage on the back of the bus so I can easily ride gravel and dirt roads as well as in town so I'd love to know what you do as well as how you designed it
I like that idea


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Old 08-17-2016, 01:37 PM   #13
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I believe we are goign to build a back "deck" that holds the motorcycle while driving, and also haul a truck with my 125cc scooter in the bed. We plan on full timing
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we have a scooter on the back, we also have a chev sonic that I can flat tow, haven't set it up yet, I also want to tow a side x side on a trailer for when we go to Quartzsite.
I just have to get over the fear of towing with a t444e and a 545 trannny ,with all the miles we have put on the bus, it really hasn't been a problem going anywhere in the bus, we like to boon dock as much as we can, so when we have to go for food, etc, its time to dump and fill as well.

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Old 08-18-2016, 05:46 AM   #15
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We normally just rent a car when we do...or did our yearly trip to the Outer Banks

Hopefully next year we can start again, I plan to build and then flat tow a "rail buggy" light,fun and oh...fun
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We're planning on towing a dolly for wife's '14 Ford Transit Connect. Her van is light weight and front wheel drive. Nothing firm just yet.
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