Serious adventure motorcycling means you are not going to stay on the pavement for extended periods of time. In some cases, it may mean you’ll be rolling out some serious miles far off the beaten path and over some rugged terrain, along with somecamping. Preparation under those conditions is key not only to enjoying your saddle time, it could even be important to your health and safety. With that in mind, we offer tips on gear for you and your bike.
These days, weather extremes seem to be diverging from long-term averages more than ever, so gearing up to meet the range of weather conditions and keeping in touch with weather forecasts is essential. Fortunately, modern riding and camping gear has really stepped up in terms of versatility and durability compared to what was available not so many years ago. Let’s discuss motorcycle camping from a weather-preparation perspective.
Let’s think about loading up that motorized mule of yours for a motorcycle camping trip in a little different way: center of gravity. There’s no shortage of articles suggesting what kind of gear and provisions to take on such a journey. But there’s not so much about how to pack and stack all that stuff on the bike. Following are some tips to properly load your motorcycle for a trouble-free motorcycle camping trip.