Camping Gear for Bikers

Posted: October 11, 2010 in Uncategorized

Dusty Boots shows that he knows a thing or two about moto-camping. Here is his list of gear for a month of moto-camping in varying conditions (-250′ – 12,000’+/below freezing -115º+):

  • Cigarettes
  • Candle Lantern
  • Spare Elastic Ziploc Bags
  • Heated Jackets/Pants Liners
  • Heated Gloves
  • Riding Jacket and Pant Waterproof Liners
  • Road Atlas
  • Full-sized Motorcycle Cover
  • 2 Litre Water Bladder
  • Telescoping Tarp Pole
  • Tire Pressure Gauge
  • Plug Repair Kit
  • 2 Polishing Cloth
  • Collapsible Water Bucket
  • Cellphone
  • Battery Chargers
  • AC Laptop Power Cord
  • Wireless Mouse
  • Spare Rechargeable AA Batteries
  • LED Headlamp
  • Tank Bag
  • Ball Cap
  • Camera/Case
  • 3 – 5 Energy Bars
  • Notepad and Pen
  • Sidestand Disc
  • Maps
  • Wallet
  • Passport
  • Assorted Blade Fuses
  • Small Phillips Screwdriver
  • Wetted Micro-Fiber Cloth in Ziploc (for windshield)
  • 8 GB MP3 Player
  • 2 Pairs of Jeans
  • 2 Pairs of Convertible Pants
  • 3 Pairs of Underwear
  • 3 SS T-Shirts
  • 3 LS T-Shirts
  • 2 LS Shirts
  • 1 Pair Sweatpants
  • 1 Fleece Vest
  • 4 Pairs of Socks
  • Sleeping Gear (Silk Long John Bottom/Top and 1 Pair Liner Socks)
  • Inflatable Sleeping Pad
  • Inflatable Pillow
  • 9.5′ x 13.5′ Silicon Tarp with Roughly 150′ of Parachute Cord
  • 2-Man Tent with 2 Doors, Large Vestibule and Footprint
  • 12 Tent Stakes
  • Tool Kit
  • Lexan Cutlery (Spoon, Knife, Fork)
  • Cheese Grater
  • Can Opener
  • Spices
  • Camp Suds
  • Pot Scrubber
  • Lighter
  • Parring Knife
  • Spatula
  • Cooking Oil
  • Food (Tea Bags, Sugar, Instant Milk, Drink Crystals, Bowl, Hot Chocolate, Dehydrated Dinners, Insulated Mug, Cheese, Beef Jerky, etc)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Toilet Paper
  • 2 Pots
  • Snow Peak Stove
  • 2 x 250 g Gas Canister
  • Cozy
  • 1 Litre Thermos Bottle
  • – 12º Down Sleeping Bag
  • Runners
  • Hatchet
  • Bungee Cords
  • Lid
  • Quick Drying Camp Towel
  • Road Toad Raingear – Pants
  • Laptop
  • 175 Watt Power Inverter with USB Port (for charging electronics while riding)
  • 1.5 Watt Solar Panel
  • Toiletries
  • Spare Riding Gloves
  • 6″ Hunting Knife
  • Insurance Documents/Ownership
  • Wide Brimmed Hat
  • Garbage/Grocery Bags

Now that’s quite an extensive list but Dusty Boots might still have forgotten some stuff but you get the picture. This should help you a lot if you’re preparing for a similar trip.

via GoldWingFacts

 

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