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. drdubb

    drdubb OFWG Supporter

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    In the future check out storm industries. He makes custom bags and pouches. Has done several for me and costs are reasonable
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  2. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    I keep mine in my duffel with tent, sleeping bag, Kermit chair etc
  3. DSquared

    DSquared Dilly Dilly! Supporter

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    I have this one. The surface attaches separately to the legs so you could leave the legs behind and use your panniers as the legs.

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0779RVVRZ/ref=cm_sw_r_wa_apa_i_cbjODb6CW0HDN
  4. Andy_L

    Andy_L Been here awhile

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    Touratech have a table top:
    https://touratech-usa.com/Store/Zega-Pro-Table-for-our-Zega-Pro-panniers
    I'd guess probably a lot of the other pannier makers have similar. I know Holan do one (half the price of Touratech's, obvs.)

    Those little folding tables like @skibum69 's are so cheap now though, I'd leave the panniers on the bike and enjoy the convenience of a separate table.

    There are 2 basic styles of those - one with a top of aluminium slats, and one with a top of stretched fabric. I have both and they both have their advantages, it's swings and roundabouts really. Clearly the ally top will have better heat resistance. The fabric top packs up smaller, and the tension of the fabric gives extra structural strength - the frame squats less under load than the ally style. But top-heavy items like wine glasses or beer bottles are prone to falling over, the rigid alloy top wins there. You can fix wooden slats under the fabric top to help with that, and it still packs smaller than the alloy top.
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  5. Bad Dad

    Bad Dad Been here awhile

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    I got one of these. GSI, about 15x3x3.5 inches rolled up. 15.5 by 11.3 surface area and folding legs that adjust to 4 or 6 inches.

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  6. dstutz

    dstutz Long timer

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    We're all suckers buying tents and hammocks, just need this:
    IMG_20191011_080803.jpg
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    The 21st Century Fart Pod.
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  8. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    Can you flip it on it's side and sleep in it.

  9. Bad Wolf

    Bad Wolf High functioning sociopath

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    If you don't like stretching your legs...or go by the handle TT.
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    AZMtnRider Been here awhile

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    Bump. There used to be new posts on this thread every day. Guess it got lost in the new lineup.
  11. TOC

    TOC Been here awhile

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    My ride with way too much stuff Screenshot_20191103-085610_Gallery.jpg
  12. simon crewe

    simon crewe Adventurer

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    Good to see you are using 'Lomo' dry bags, I have loads of their gear - great quality & price.
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  13. Dread

    Dread Putt-Putt Adventurer

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  14. TOC

    TOC Been here awhile

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    It looks like more stuff than there really is, I have my nemo sleeping bag with pad and 1" memory foam in the bag on the seat, the sleeping bag has a pad sleeve so it's just easier to keep it all setup so you just roll it out and inflate it, the bag makes a nice backrest too.
    One of the lomo bags has tarps and ground cloth and the other has my two woman one man tent.
    My panniers are half full, this way I have room to stop at a store for food and beverages on my way to camp.
    I used to fit all this in my panniers but it's so much faster and easier to use the dry bags, it also separates wet items from dry when you pack up camp
  15. Siki

    Siki always n00b 2 sth

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    Mighty rented 150 cc, stuff you get to plane, still comfy in sub zero.

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  16. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Been looking at that website - they have a lot of good stuff and reasonable prices so I was wondering how good it was.
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    TOC Been here awhile

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    I'm pretty happy with quality and the price, same material as my firstgear torrent bag, I bought mine at the lomo store on ebay, about 30 bucks each for the 20 liter size,that was maybe 3 years ago? Not sure
    I wanted a bag with loops for ROK straps to go thru and most dry bags I found at the time didn't have loops or they were crazy expensive
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  18. Pollack

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    I'm guessing with that load the wee did just fine, maybe drank a bit more gas...….

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    TOC Been here awhile

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    It's not a heavy load in the big picture, 50/55 lbs if I remember, everything is lightweight backpacking gear, I can use compression sacks and fit it all in the panniers but that's a lot of work and compression sacks ruin your gear.
    I'm certainly not a minimalist by any means but I'm not even close to being overweight, well my motorcycle anyway
  20. Gestalt

    Gestalt Been here awhile

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    You may carry quite a bit but wow man that is a great load spread, looks to work really well, nice one.
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