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Old 12-21-2018, 09:31 PM
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The Good Ship ....


... SS Darla.
Yeah done that to the shovel a few times,
 
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It's amazing that many years ago "Red" and I could head out for wherever with a sleeping bag strapped to the sissy bar and a change of cloths strapped to the handle bars ... Our last trip the "Bagger" was packed tight and the Bushtec was full too :<(
 
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Old 12-26-2018, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by TwiZted Biker View Post
Rule of thumb for packing for a road trip, put everything you both think you'll need on the bed in a pile. Immediately reduce that pile in half, half the clothes and extra what if gear in particular, once you have been out more than a week you'll find you still over packed. Can't tell you what to or not but if your honest from past experience how much **** did you haul around that didn't get used.

It's a bike trip, you need luggage take a cruise instead....
Listen to this post! The absolute truth!. I've shipped stuff home before due to over packing.
 
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Old 12-26-2018, 09:19 AM
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A good tip ... When getting home from your trip, sort all the stuff you took on the trip into two piles ... Needed and Not Needed ... That'll help you figure out what's necessary for the next ride ... Maybe :>)
 
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This is how we travel -The shot was taken in Spearfish Canyon .
I consider this packed and enough for a forever run for two up. (in the above pic)
 
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along with all the usual stuff I also take a small pack of baby wipes and keep them in the top compartment of my sissy bar tour pack for easy access. I use them at gas stops for a quick face and hands cleaning. You'd be surprised at how much black road gunk comes off of your face after a couple of hours of riding. They're also good for cleaning goggles.
 
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along with all the usual stuff I also take a small pack of baby wipes and keep them in the top compartment of my sissy bar tour pack for easy access. I use them at gas stops for a quick face and hands cleaning. You'd be surprised at how much black road gunk comes off of your face after a couple of hours of riding. They're also good for cleaning goggles.
Please ... No "Black Face" jokes :>)
 
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This cracks me up what to pack. Me I pack two days of changes and make them last . Also I never go without my blow up doll Maggymay
 
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Originally Posted by DaveNBPT View Post
Listen to this post! The absolute truth!. I've shipped stuff home before due to over packing.
Spent a fair portion of my 20's & 30's living off a bike, suprising how little one really needs for a few weeks.
 
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