You hear all kind of things on what to take, master link, ect. One thing I never read but was told by an experienced rider (ahem Klaviator), was ….... Left 8/15/2019, returned 9/11/2019 spending for two people; eats, stays, gas, a rear tire, luggage top rack welding repair. $3500. We could have camped more, done it cheaper as was. Spare tubes for each tire on each bike, never used them, never used the air up gear thankfully but I would take them again. Changed the oil in bikes twice, did 5700 ish miles, took oil filter for both so I didn't have to find them, especially the RE Himalayan. Made beef jerkey before we left by Traeger's recipe, it was fantastic. Also for eats; a small coleman mess kit with two cups a spoon and a pot that we used to make coffee, green tea, and oatmeal, rarely used the propane bottle mostly over campfire but did use it twice when no wood was available. Granola bars were kept stocked as we ran out (there is plenty of Dollar Stores scattered about) and we wore each a 1.5L hydropack (highly recommended). One sit down eat large meal was had most each day, it seemed to cost near $30 each time the two of us ate. We had three under clothes like the "cooler" wear and each a summer breathable safety over suit and each a winter over safety suit with liner. The plan was three days of underclothes and a Sunday set of clothes for Church, every third day we'd stay at a hotel and do laundry then camp two to three nights for economy. We didn't quite stick to that. Several times we did as planned, sometimes we stayed back to back hotel/motel it was just according to conditions and weariness of the day. We had spare rotopax 1gal gas and 1 gal water. Used the gas once, but never tapped into the water, but did empty the hydropaks twice. Check chain tension and lube chain every afternoon, if only using spray on dry lube, recommend lubing every morning, and again when you stop to eat lunch. We had a 4person cheap tent and self inflating 1" thick sleeping pads. Experienced 40 degree day to night swings, you need both warm and cold clothes. Didn't take the Oregon Leg but had it, didn't do the Shadow of the Rockies loop but had it, we were open to pick the route as we went. Skipped Oklahoma on the advice of Paul a rider from Belgium we met in the Ozarks, we skipped the Mountains from Delta UT up to Bonneville Salt Flats only because we heard it was bike week in Salt Flats and wanted to see it so skipped trail for hwy for speed not to miss the event. Bailed off trail at the end of UT and beginning of ID to go through Tetons and spend 3 days in Yellowstone, then went on following the trail through the black hills, then skipped to Worland WY for a tire, then skipped to Newcastle WY to re-pick up trail on to the end East side of South Dakota, then three full days ride back to The Heart of Dixie. Royal Enfield Himalayan 2018 4yrs experience 20 yrs ago, 1yr recent experience Honda CRF 250L 2014 Wife rider learned to ride 9/18 Haven't waded through the pics and vids yet.