Why The Ideal Adventure Rig Isn't a Van—It's a Pickup Truck

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Why The Ideal Adventure Rig Isn't a Van—It's a Pickup Truck

After more than three years and 130,000 miles of living in a pickup, I’m convinced there is no better way

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