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Old 10-23-2007, 06:15 PM   #15
bananaman OP
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Joined: Jun 2007
Location: Madison, Wisconsin and/or Panama, Panama
Oddometer: 7,018
Gear and Supplies

The bike: '96 R1100RS, completely stock, with ABS, heated grips, PIAAs, and a GIVI 52l top case. Bungeed to the back seat was a waterproof duffle with my camping gear, and a 2.5 gallon gas can.

Clothing:
BMW Rallye suit
HJC flip-lid helmet
hardware-store leather gloves
alpinestars goretex boots
marmot rain pants
marmot rain jacket (I wore these under the rallye suit)
pearl izumi running shorts
2pr REI running shorts (instead of underwear)
REI polyester tights
REI fleece tights
Polo RLX fleece jacket
REI turtle neck
Mountain Hardware vest
extra gloves: Outdoor Research goretex
extra socks: acrylic hiking socks by wigwam
thin polyester face mask
and when it was cold, I wore all of it. There was a stretch in the Yukon when I was freezing, it was windy, and I rode for a while with a guy on a Harley. We stopped for gas and he goes, "It's cold, buddy."

Liesure clothes: jeans and a pair of running shoes.

Camping gear:
Sierra Designs tent
REI sleeping bag
camprest sleeping pad
MSR stove, cooking pot, fuel bottles
Fiskars hatchet
50 feet parachute cord
20 foot climbing rope
2 carabiners
3 liters water

tank-bag;
camera
batteries
i-pod and charger
cell phone and charger
garmin GPS
flashlight
small 1st aid kit
eyewash
faceshield cleaner

Riding jacket pockets:
emergency beacon
flashlight
sunglasses
ear plugs
gum

tool kit:
assorted wrenches
drivers
pliers
cutters
hammer
spare bulbs
spare fuses
spare shift lever and brake lever
hose clamps
duct tape
electrical tape, three colors
glue
goo
lube
lock-tight
zip-ties
electrical wire
baling wire, two guages
clymers BMW manual
tire irons
two cans Fix-A-Flat
4 CO2 cartridges
bike pump
tire repair kit

misc personal:
both passports
drivers license
international drivers license
insurance cards
credit cards
cash
emergency contact info (also written ON MY HELMET)
travel notebook
extra pens
a novel that I never read
US map
Canada map

and a few other things that I must have lived without.
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