Age: 30-45

Member since November 2015

Love the outdoors!

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We are Jerud and Ching, full-time RVers since 2015. We live in our self-rebuilt, 100% solar-powered RV and travel in search of outdoor adventure and fun for us and our two dogs. We're interested in conservation and sustainable living, along with cycling, hiking, paddling, and other outdoor recreation. Ching's background is in outdoor community outreach, and Jerud was a mechanical engineer. Since hitting the road, we've mainly spent our time out West with a few months in Canada.

We blog about RV fulltiming, outdoor recreation, and sustainable living at:

Skills & Expertise to Share

We have a moderate selection of tools and know how to use them (we did rebuilt our whole RV, after all!)
Jerud can talk in depth about solar equipment and RV installations (he designed our rig's system).
Ching is the photographer, main writer for our website, and decider of where we go.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Spots that feel remote and isolated, but not too far from a town with a grocery store! We like to camp for a while and really enjoy the area. Lakes and creeks are great for Ching and the dogs!

livesmallridefree's Hometown

We are from Asheville, NC.


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livesmallridefree's Rig

Our fifth wheel was originally a 25' Fleetwood Prowler. But we had to rebuild the entire thing and it now has new shiny siding and we refer to it as our "Toaster". Our rig has one slide and is outfitted with 1,220 watts of solar panels.