ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Gear > Equipment
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-15-2007, 12:19 PM   #151
earwig
Crowbar of Embrayage
 
earwig's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2006
Oddometer: 4,722
Packed for camping down in Baja



Cheap guitar purchased at the border on the way back into US
earwig is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2007, 09:34 PM   #152
ClearwaterBMW OP
The Examiner
 
ClearwaterBMW's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2005
Location: Clearwater, FL USA
Oddometer: 5,972
once again
i GREATLY appreciate the wonderful posts

very very much
__________________
Greg
'11 R1200 GS Adventure with a DMC M72DX Sidecar
'14 R1200 GS & '14 R nineT (march, 2014)
Live life like you mean it... but take your family and friends (and DOGS) along for the "ride"
ClearwaterBMW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2007, 09:53 PM   #153
justJeff
Banned
 
justJeff's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2005
Location: Eastern Washington
Oddometer: 2,667
My bike, fresh off the Dalton, loaded with camping gear for entire trip:



A different angle, same trip, on the Dalton:




Here's the same bike, loaded for several weeks in Baja. The tent and other gear went in the panniers, sleeping bag on rear seat. I left the tank bag at home, which usually carried some of my camera gear, and added a Pelican 1520 on the rear HT rack for carrying camera equipment:



It's my opinion that most folks carry WAY too much stuff on their bikes for touring. If it's all paved, it's one thing, though even then a more lightly loaded bike is much more pleasant to ride, and much safer. When you plan to throw in some off pavement riding, especially if conditions could be less than great (like on the Haul Rd), I think it's foolish to overload a bike. In the pics of my bike for the Alaska trip I had enough food for a couple of weeks in my gear, along with complete camping setup, tools, spares, quite a bit of camera equipment, etc. With wise choices and a little planning there is no need to head down the road looking like the folks fleeing in Grapes of Wrath.
justJeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2007, 02:58 PM   #154
Popey
Nutter
 
Popey's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2004
Location: SF, CA
Oddometer: 1,704
__________________
Ed
'10 KTM 990SMR
'08 KTM 690E
'08 CBR 1000RR (Track)
'02 Mille R (Track)
Popey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2007, 08:58 PM   #155
GSWayne
Old Guy nOOb
 
GSWayne's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2005
Location: Santa Barbara
Oddometer: 2,987
All the stuff we need for 2-up camping is in the two blue dry bags: Two Big Agnes Pomer Hoit bags (with compression stuff sacks) and pads, Black Diamond tent and ground cloth, Jet Boil Group cookset, Steripen water purifier, and some food.

The hard cases have our road touring stuff, like tool kit, first aid kit, computer, rain gear, cold weather gear, street clothing, bike cover, books, etc.




Here is the stuff in use:
__________________
It isn't the conditions its the decisions

Don't bring a motorcycle to a car fight
GSWayne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2007, 11:38 PM   #156
anonny
What could go wrong?
 
anonny's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2007
Location: Beautiful Revelstoke BC
Oddometer: 5,527
__________________
Kawasaki H1 build thread

71- 450 Honda CL re & re

Just another pathetic sheep following the herd

anonny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 10:06 AM   #157
ClearwaterBMW OP
The Examiner
 
ClearwaterBMW's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2005
Location: Clearwater, FL USA
Oddometer: 5,972
more great pictures
i really appreciate the additions to the thread
__________________
Greg
'11 R1200 GS Adventure with a DMC M72DX Sidecar
'14 R1200 GS & '14 R nineT (march, 2014)
Live life like you mean it... but take your family and friends (and DOGS) along for the "ride"
ClearwaterBMW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 10:26 AM   #158
Boojum
I Miss the PartyBoss
 
Boojum's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2004
Location: Ringgold, Ga.....Saaalute!
Oddometer: 5,934
The R90 "loaded" from the Gathering of the Clans, last weekend in NC

Sweet Home,......Chicago!!!



Boojum!
__________________
"I aint no ruff guy, aint no tuff guy. Don't get out much, and don't dress up fly"
BMW's: 1999 GS 1100 "Work Horse", 1975 R90/6 "Black Betty", 92 R100 GSPD,
03 XR 650L with Farkles, KLR 250, 72 Honda CL-70
Boojum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 11:47 AM   #159
Lujo
Studly Adventurer
 
Joined: Nov 2003
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Oddometer: 998
Leaving for 2-up weekend camping:


Clothes in right side case; rain gear, oil, etc. in left side case; sleeping bags, food, hiking boots, other camping stuff in Cabela's dry duffle with tent (Sierra Designs Omega CD -- 3/4 season 2-person) strapped on top; misc. junk in tank bag.
__________________
'05 R12ST, '08 F800ST [ex: '04 GS Adv, '99 KLR 650, '88 Vulcan 750]
Lujo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 05:55 PM   #160
Pyndon
Beastly Adventurer
 
Pyndon's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2006
Location: Somewhere on two wheels!!
Oddometer: 2,463
Pyndon's going camping for a while!!!





__________________
Lyndon Poskitt Racing
Follow my adventures on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/LyndonPoskittRacing
Current blog: www.racestoplaces.com
My Dakar Rally Experience
and blog www.LyndonPoskittRacing.com
My KTM 950 Story
Pyndon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 06:42 PM   #161
RxRick
Seeker of Trout
 
RxRick's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2006
Location: Long Beach, California
Oddometer: 282
Cool thread. Here's my rig.





On short trips, one of the panniers get used as an ice chest. On longer trips, the space gets taken by cold-weather gear (jacket/pant liners), rain gear and additional spare parts.

If I'm going to stay someplace for a day or more, I usually take the tank bag and panniers off (they make good tables around the campfire) and just ride with the rear bag.

The tank bag and rear bag both have rain covers (in the side pockets) and the panniers are watertight, so the only things that could get wet are the tent, Thermarest and fishing gear.

--RxRick
RxRick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 07:02 PM   #162
RxRick
Seeker of Trout
 
RxRick's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2006
Location: Long Beach, California
Oddometer: 282
My other rig. For those long, straight highway trips.



And this is my old rig. I really, REALLY like to cook bacon when I'm camping...



--RxRick
RxRick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2007, 07:47 PM   #163
FlyNavy
2 much not chromed 2 list
 
FlyNavy's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2006
Location: Northern NJ,
Oddometer: 526
Pinnacle Pass XT

Quote:
Originally Posted by Incabiker
Have you guys looked at the Pinnacle pass xt by eurika yet?? That tent is amazing, 4 lbs. sleeps 2, aluminum poles. I have used it about 7 times now and it is great. I really recommend that tent. Also its pretty cheap.
I have the XT and it is amazing for the price. They offer a $20 rebate as well. If I'm not using it my son is so it has really been a great tent for us.
John
__________________

FlyNavy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2007, 01:38 AM   #164
HaChayalBoded
Brooklyn Bored
 
HaChayalBoded's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2006
Location: BRC \ NYC
Oddometer: 7,590
hmm a spare tire! I might carry one for my trip to Nova Scotia. dunno how Im gonna strap it down yet though.
HaChayalBoded is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2007, 01:41 AM   #165
HaChayalBoded
Brooklyn Bored
 
HaChayalBoded's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2006
Location: BRC \ NYC
Oddometer: 7,590
Quote:
Originally Posted by FlyNavy
I have the XT and it is amazing for the price. They offer a $20 rebate as well. If I'm not using it my son is so it has really been a great tent for us.
John
TipsyMcStagger bought one to use on our trip around the NE this past week. He seems to be happy with it, I went chepa and bought a 7'x7' swissgear tent which is also very good. It doesn't have a vestibule and uses fiberglass poles instead of aluminum but we aren't backpacking, carrying an extra lb on a bike doesn't do much. Also do not pay attention to the packing dimensions, its about 20x6 packed
HaChayalBoded is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 10:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014