"The freedom to eat what I want, when I want, and how I want to make it."
--Decker Truck Line-leased owner-operator Thomas Remington
This quote is part of the rationale Iowa-based owner-operator Thomas Remington gives when it comes to outfitting his 2020 Volvo VNL740 (auto transmission, mid-roof, spec'd for Decker's flatbed operation) for versatility in cooking on the road.
In this edition of Overdrive Radio, the podcast gives you a wide window on Remington's leased business as well as tips on inverter power for electric cooking appliances, propane-powered tools for cooking on the deck, and oh so much more.
Take a listen:
Also in this edition:
On a bittersweet day for Overdrive staff as longtime editor Max Heine officially retires as of tomorrow, the first of July, a little message from me to my old friend and colleague, who's been a huge influence in everything I’ve done here, and will no doubt continue to be, as we all soldier on.
I hope that you, owner-ops, will join me in raising a salute to a journalist with guts, with integrity, and a real sense of care when it comes to telling the story straight, whatever it is.
We'll do our best, Max, to keep it pro out here.
Bob Conrad photo | Jake Bast's trailer
As mentioned in the podcast:
The video from two weeks back that detailed Remington's one-pot chili mac cooked on the day the conversation in the podcast occurred in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Love's on Trinity Lane: