What did you ship HOME? i.e., overpack...

Discussion in 'Trip Planning' started by Whiteeyelashes, May 21, 2017.

  1. overlander

    overlander Gravel Travel Tours

    Apr 25, 2003
    Wicheetaw, KS but longing for Texas
    Just got back from a fly and ride from wichita Kansas to Tucson AZ. Since I flew just prior to the B1K i knew id be going to warm weather of Baja for several days. Before returning to kansas in who-knows-what weather I had to consider all contingencies. I got a couple of throw away luggage pieces and packed all my gear in them to fly. Once in AZ I took primarily warmer weather clothing and camping equipment into the Baja and left the harsh weather gear at a friends place. The bike came with knobbie tires but I found a guy selling a like new set of Mitas tires here in the FM for the road trip back home. Once we finished the race and I rode back to AZ, I changed the tires and packed all the excess gear back into the luggage along with the souvenirs and shipped it and the tires all back home carrying only what I needed for the three day trip back. Needed all my cold weather clothing during the return trip! I only used a GL Great Basin to carry things during the trip and didn't have space for all of it at once! Yes I beat all the shipped stuff home!
  2. tomdubz

    tomdubz getting there

    Jun 29, 2010
    4 Cornerstan
    A useless madstad windshield, jeans, books, maps, and a whole fucking Camelback Hogg.