Originally Posted by tele-steve
Have a great time. Don't over pack! Run as light of a kit as you can.
Remember, if you can get gas, you can most likely get other things as well.
Bikes are easy to work on & people are friendly and want to help. Be considerate and don't underestimate western hospitality.
Your fellow riders are your safety net. Relax, have a blast, and don't forget the most important part of the first aid kit.... a flask.
Thanks Tele-Steve! Good to hear that stuff! Solid advice and wisdom. It's getting close now...