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

Discussion in 'Camping Toys' started by ClearwaterBMW, Jun 8, 2007.

  1. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Nothing wrong with that. Don't see it any differently than someone who fabricates their own metal or plastic parts for their bikes.
  2. drdubb

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    That’s inspiration
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  3. Dread

    Dread Putt-Putt Adventurer

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    Very impressive! Make your own gear your own way. Awesome.
  4. IJustWantMyZBack

    IJustWantMyZBack Adventurer

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    Here's a pic from my recent TAT adventure. Most of the camping gear was in the saddlebags. IMG_20190825_110116864_HDR~2.jpg IMG_20190825_110126185_HDR~2.jpg
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    drdubb OFWG Supporter

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    Nice packing job.
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  6. Gestalt

    Gestalt Been here awhile

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    It is indeed, real nice setup all around, freedom in a photograph.
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  7. BagOfCole

    BagOfCole n00b

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    This is the setup I use for camping off my 250. Packing space is surprisingly roomy for 3/4 day trips. 20190801-IMG_0649.jpg 70423939_373830546840798_4537918374570622976_n.jpg I can fit sleeping, cooking, and repairing related crap on the left and right side, leaving the top bag for clothing, food, and beer. I can comfortably camp with this amount of gear, but its not luxury. The upside is a light kit that I can haul down just about any trail.
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  8. Dread

    Dread Putt-Putt Adventurer

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  9. cfootball73

    cfootball73 Adventurer

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    First time living off the bike for about a week while riding in Colorado. Was happy with everything that I brought besides the extra fuel container that seemed to take up half a saddle bag. Was worried about going across Kansas from Missouri, but never ended up needing it. Camped each night besides once and ate out for dinners in the different towns we stayed outside of. Ready to do it on the KLR next and cook over the fire at night.
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  10. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    You might want to pack a little lighter on your KLR
  11. dimon

    dimon Been here awhile

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    Here is my set up for camping with the Scrambler. Everything is in the duffle bag. It was a first trip with this bike, so I will need to add a small rear rack to make placement of the bag more convenient. Overall everything fits perfect.
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  12. seasider

    seasider Just a rider

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    My GS on the TAT
    Pretty much tent and sleeping bag in the red compression bag everything else in the saddle bags tools on the rack with hydration pack

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  13. Gestalt

    Gestalt Been here awhile

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    How did the scrambler perform, I don't think these bikes get the credit they deserve, they are not just for the coffee run, they do however look dam good while doing the coffee run it must be said. I have DS and have ridden a classic for many miles and thought it was a great bike, I was about to purchase when the DS came to my notice, the classic was comfortable and great fun to ride. Unit garage do a great single pannier along with all the other bags and bits that suits these bikes retro look, maybe you should check it out. Sweet looking bike.
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  14. dimon

    dimon Been here awhile

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    Scrabler is a fun bike and it feels great on both paved road and dirt/gravel. I even took it through some hero sections, and it did well. Few things on the list to add: footpegs to allow better foot placement when standing on them, and skid-plate, rear rack has been ordered already. I am not planning to add any additional luggage capacity for simple reason, I have another large bike, Triumph Tiger 1050, with a full set of luggage, that allows me to go on the long trips and carry all the possible crap with me :).
    In the same time this trip with scrambler proved that I can do the same thing just with one 75 liters duffle-bag.
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  15. Gestalt

    Gestalt Been here awhile

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    I pleased you are enjoying it my friend. You seem well covered between the two bikes.
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  16. VDZride

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  17. singletrak

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    Here is my setup on my WR250R. Tusk pannier racks, Nelson Riggs saddle bags and an Ozark Trail (Wal-Mart $20) dry bag. It works good for me and it didn't break the bank!

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  18. VDZride

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    tried to edit my post above to add what it looks like set up but no luck, here’s what it looks like.
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  19. 1911fan

    1911fan Master of the Obvious Supporter

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    Pretty nice setup, looks fairly light. (... off to the Tusk website)

    ETA They sell through Rocky Mountain ATV, which doesn't list anything for my 2000 WR400F. Nothing at all for Yamaha. I've looked around... maybe I need a different/newer bike.
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  20. Andrew

    Andrew Optimus Primer Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    I see your sleeping pad is pretty big. For a few more dollars, you can get a great inflatable pad that packs down to about the size of a liter bottle. I use a Thermarest NeoAir for both backpacking trips and moto rides. Big Agnes makes good pads, too. Key is getting a non-insulated model, that doesn't self-inflate.
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