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. Backonthebike

    Backonthebike Giddy up

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    Bedroll/tent at rear. In Australian, 'a swag'. Roll a sleeping bag and down filled inflatable pad inside. Has fibreglass hoops top and bottom to lift the canvas off of you. Waterproof and warm. Separate insect mesh screen for hot weather. One stop solution.
    $10 fishing bag in front of that; spare tubes, butane stove, clean jeans, Ts, sox and jox.
    Tank bag; magnetic; electronics, first aid, smoking essentials, maps, lens cleaners, wet wipes (for top and bottom)
    Ogio Filght vest: tools, bike lift, photographic, hydrapack, Gerber multi tool, mini compressor, tyre levers, wallet, phone, toiletries, more smokes etc.
    My Pommy mate prefers the garbage bag and bungee cord approach, as you can see!
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  2. Tonopah

    Tonopah Been here awhile

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  3. Dr Klaun

    Dr Klaun Been here awhile

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    Here's my set up on the Husky for a 4 day outing (long than that and I'd take 2 less base layers and wash / rotate every day):

    GL Coyote with:
    Off bike clothes (convertible pants, sweatshirt, T-shirt); 3 days of base layers (liner shorts and sports t-shirts); Keen sandals; Rain gear, misc. stuff: Thermarest backpack pillow, Big Agnes Air core pad and Big Agnes 15 deg. bag in comp. stuff sack

    Seattle Sports med. dry duffle bag with:
    Tent (Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2) and Kermit chair

    GL Fandago tank bag with:
    Camera, Phone, chargers, headlamp, other small misc. + maps.

    Tools and spares are in my camelback pack and in the tool-tube attached to the right rear of the bike.

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  4. Rainier_runner

    Rainier_runner Heh..?

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    How do you like the Nemo Morpho tent? Been thinking about picking up the 1p.

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  5. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer

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    Here is my set up for a few days on the road. The right pannier holds my cooking gear, food, Thermacell (really keeps the mosquitos away), water, rain gear (in the lid), and hatchet. The left pannier holds all my bike tools, first aid kit, spare parts. cold weather stuff (Gerbings jacket liner and pants liner), 35 degree down sleeping bag, and cleaning rags. The yellow dry bag on the right pannier holds my MSR Mutha Hubba tent. My bike cover and Kermit chair are on the left pannier. Two MSR fuel bottles on the rear of the left pannier and a bit of extra fuel on the back of the right pannier. My ground cloth and tarp are under my Thermarest roll on the seat behind me. The top pannier holds my clothes, cap, gloves, small Apple laptop, and anything I need to get to regularly. The tank bag holds my camera, phone, chargers etc.
  6. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer

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  7. Tonopah

    Tonopah Been here awhile

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    Ranier-Runner:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuvHBVYoimE

    I like the Morpho 1P tent because with no poles it is easy to pack. The tent is roomy inside and easy to set up and take down. The air beams are solid. Being a single wall tent, condensation can be an issue. In the little trip I did recently I camped in overnight temps that went down to 25 degress Farenheit and I did have condensation inside the tent but it did not prevent a warm sleep (20 degree Marmot bag on an Exped downmat). The Morpho 1P is not a freestanding tent so you do have to stake it out (2 on each end and 1 on each side). Stake the ends first, pump up the air beams, then stake out the sides. Easy.
  8. StriderTB

    StriderTB Strudel

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    Here's my SV loaded up for a long weekend of camping. The red bag acting like a back rest is a freebie camping chair I got for being a blood donor. Behind that is my Kelty Grand Mesa 2, a small sleeping bag and pillow. Behind that is my sleeping pad. I have to say, the Ogio soft luggage did a pretty good job. I'm looking to cobble together a rack and some Pelican 1430's as panniers in the near future.

    Here's the tent. It rained when I pitched it, rained all night, and rained when I packed it up. Didn't leak a drop, thankfully. Just absolutely covered in slugs when I woke up the next morning.

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  9. WIBO

    WIBO Will it buff out?

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    Nice lightweight set-up.....


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  10. WIBO

    WIBO Will it buff out?

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    That sure is a nice Volvo....




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  11. Downs

    Downs KK6RBI

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    You still use paper porno mags? :rofl

    Well I guess you are on a Concours, :freaky
  12. DYNOBOB

    DYNOBOB lucky dog

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    Cool thread. Here's my evolving dual sport travel setup on the TE630.

    Camping off the Husky in Moab (White Rim Trail) w/ Dad last Sept. For day trips I run Wolfman bags but for this trip ran the Pelicans for extra capacity.

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    Most of my camp fits in one case. Tent, cot, shelter and chair each weight 2-3lbs.

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    Tools/first aid/rainsuit/heated jacket in other case. Food/jetboil/light stuff in top box and sleeping bag on back seat.

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    Dad don't pack light...:eek1

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    After this trip I decided I wanted a two man tent and found a good deal on a Eureka Mountain Pass 2XTE. I like that the drip line of the vestibule is proud of the tent floor and have room to spread out. It's poles fold to 16" length also!

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    For future off-road trips I'm planning to carry tent, chair, cot, shelter, and cooking stuff in a GL Coyote and keep the Wolfmans on the bike. The Pelicans together weigh 18lbs empty and could clip you in a get-off. The Wolfmans + Coyote weigh 8lbs and are lower/more forward. Might use the pelicans if I headed for Alaska though. New 6.6 Safari helps balance weight forward too.

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  13. syzygy9

    syzygy9 Been here awhile

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    Aaaagh, too much stuff too high up and too far back, but here goes anyway!

    Tent, kermit chair, sleeping bag, mat and clothes in roll bag on rack (tent in separate bag strapped to seat), everything else (tools, spares, tubes, stove, food, water etc) in soft bags. Am in the process of changing to Jesse Panniers (aim get everything off the rear rack) and will fit a tool box to the BDCW bash plate.

    Too much stuff, am now rationalizing significantly.

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  14. JRWooden

    JRWooden Long timer

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    How do you like the LuxuryLite?
    Do you find it worth the money? :evil
  15. DYNOBOB

    DYNOBOB lucky dog

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    I like it because it packs very compact and light. I do find it comfortable and sleep well on it but I'm 145lbs, I don't think they would be the best option for someone much over 200lbs. For me the only downside is it's a little fussy to put together/take apart. Doesn't take a lot of time (5min), just a lot of parts (26?) to put together (1st world problems...:nod). You can't believe how light they are though, it's like holding a kite in your hand.


    I may look at a Big Agnes Insulated Q-Core pad someday.


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  16. JRWooden

    JRWooden Long timer

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    Thanks Dyno...

    I have the BA pad ... um whatever came before the Q-Core...
    It's not bad ...
    It's even better when paired with a sleeping bag with the "pocket" for the air mattress so you don't slide off ... :D
  17. GSBS

    GSBS FunHog

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    FWIW, I camp a good bit - at least 40 nights a year, all seasons. I've used a number of types of sleeping pads and by far my favorite is the Exped Downmat... packs small, very comfortable, toasty warm and easy to inflate with their new built-in pumps. I can stay warm in my hammock into the low 20s with my Downmat 9 and down sleeping bag (NorthFace Superlight). The sleeping bag in a compression sack packs to the size of a volleyball and the Downmat is slightly smaller. Highly recommended. :thumb
  18. CHAOSHUMOUR

    CHAOSHUMOUR THE UNSANE

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    To follow on from GSBS

    Here is a report on the Exped Downmat. Older model, but they have just got better!!

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19447020&postcount=64

    CHAOS OUT!
  19. CHAOSHUMOUR

    CHAOSHUMOUR THE UNSANE

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  20. theloop

    theloop Been here awhile

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