let's see a picture of your camping setup and how it all fits on your bike... please

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by ClearwaterBMW, Jun 8, 2007.

  1. CromsTeeth

    CromsTeeth Vagabond Chef

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    Awesome!:clap
  2. NewHampWoodsRider

    NewHampWoodsRider Tag Captor

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    Overnight in the mountains with dry weather planned:

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  3. marchyman

    marchyman Cam Killer

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  4. Big Red

    Big Red Adventurer

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    Looks about perfect, I've got a little lightweight 6' one I use as a general utility tarp, a little small to huddle under though. The only thing that's steered me away from bigger tarps is that here in Oz, you generally keep clear of most of the trees!
  5. Ol'NumNuts

    Ol'NumNuts Getting Stupider

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    Gotta watch those drop bears...

    Actually jokes aside... Beware the widowmaker...

    The gum trees look fine- but deep inside the termites eat the guts out of the tree and without warning... Down they crash...

    So for all those hammock guys... If the critters don't eatcha the vegetation's gonna squish ya!

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  6. Big Red

    Big Red Adventurer

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    I used to be scared of Bunyips, swagmen and teenagers... Until a beautiful old ghost gum dropped a massive man-sized branch right next to where I was setting up for lunch! Now I'm only scared of the trees.

    ...and occasionally still The Predator (damn over active imagination...)
  7. PMC

    PMC riding rider

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    Packed for an overnight trip

    I also have a larger wolfman bag that I'll use if I need to bring more stuff (my gear on the KTM) and the tent would be packed outside the dry bag after the first night on a multi night trip. The gobi boxes hold a lot so I went with the smaller bag.

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  8. marchyman

    marchyman Cam Killer

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    Trees are optional; I carry two poles. This time there was a tree available so I only used one of the poles. That isn't always the case.

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  9. E-town dirt dude

    E-town dirt dude Been here awhile

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  10. samhain

    samhain Adventurer

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    Nice bike! What cases are you using and what side racks?
  11. NewHampWoodsRider

    NewHampWoodsRider Tag Captor

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    Pelican 1520 cases
    Racks made by Jackpiner57, (inmate here) send him a PM. He makes them for the DR's and KLR's. Great guy to work with and very great setup!
  12. freestate

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    Me and a mate went on a three day gravel tour to sort our camping kit ahead of a longer Norway trip in early October.
    We loaded up with everything we thought we'd need for a week+ trip. I'm happy to say that i basically used everything i packed bar a change of clothes. And still had plenty of storage place left.
    I wasn't hindered at all by this set up, even on small trails. It's very light weight all in all, i'd be surprised if im carrying more then 15kg (not counting the extra fuel). Only thing I'd change is the tank bag, its slightly to wide for my taste but as i got it for 8 euros at a flea market it's staying for the time beeing.
    My mate was equally pleased with his setup but will add another dry bag for Norway. Also we will both be carrying a tiny little chair for that trip. Neither of us are the comfortable type (as you can see i use the stock seat and did 1200km over three days) but not having anything to rest your back at for a week won't do.
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    It all packed out to this.
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    After a light crash I found out that the downside of soft bags.
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  13. Bad Dad

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    All packed up for a ten day camping trip to Kentucky. [​IMG]
  14. blackripley

    blackripley Been here awhile

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    This is by far my favorite thread! And this is what drew me to ADVRider in the first place.
    One of the things I like most here is it seems all are welcome.
    From scooters to Harley's it's great.
    Thank you all
  15. BoerSchoeman

    BoerSchoeman Stealth Camper Tent

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    Good god man. :rofl
  16. traveltoad

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    At least ou won't wear out the front tire.:lol3
  17. bloc

    bloc Been here awhile

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    You didnt see the size of the tank bag?
  18. John E

    John E Been here awhile

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    damn...I'm impressed. How'd you fit that shed on your bike...? :D
  19. kitsapian

    kitsapian Miserly Adventurer

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  20. Sutherngintelmen

    Sutherngintelmen around the bend

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    That's awesome. Is that a teddy bear strapped to top? :rofl