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. Siorc

    Siorc Tiger Shark Supporter

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    LMAO. :imaposer
    Good luck to him if he drops that thing in a big puddle like that. And avoid any wind ever, in motion or stopped. I can't imagine it would be much fun trying to sleep in that coffin during a wind storm, just hoping that when it falls it's not onto the door side. :muutt :grim
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  2. Siorc

    Siorc Tiger Shark Supporter

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    Ha you beat me to it!
  3. twowings

    twowings Comfortably Numb... Supporter

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    Kudos! He's well on his way to inventing the car!!
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  4. BLucare

    BLucare What could possibly go wrong?

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    Crikey. I think there's a very good reason why no one else has ever done that, before or since.
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  5. Willsfree

    Willsfree Free to Explore

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    I've been traveling with a bike cover for awhile now. Makes for a clean camp; all the suits and gear is on the bike under the cover. Amazing spot to camp overlooking Mt. Hood and Bachelor, in July.

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    Bike is loaded to the gills after a 3500 mile loop out to Idaho two-up.

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  6. 1/2 Brit

    1/2 Brit Been here awhile

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    June 2014, 2 week trip to Big Bend NP, Texas.
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  7. Air Force Vet

    Air Force Vet Been here awhile

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    Where did you camp in Big Bend? Looking for recommendations for spring.
    Thanks
  8. rodentface

    rodentface Maximus - Dorkus Maximus

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    The Great River Road. 9 days, 3,700 miles - hammock camping the Mississippi from northern MN headwaters to the LA gulf coast.

    The top and side cases are 18 liter iM2370 Storm cases. The tank bag is a Wolfman Rainier - 20 liters with expansion to 24.

    Tank bag = heated jacket, rain jacket, rain pants, jacket liner, pant liner, heavy neck gaiter, light neck gaiter, wool socks, jump starter/mobile device battery charger plus cables, sunglasses, clear glasses, ibuprofen, vinyl gloves, cable with lock (for helmet and gear), toll pass, wallet, Kindle.

    Top case = hammock and bug net, 40* top quilt, 40* under quilt, 11' tarp, hammock and tarp suspensions plus other cordage, tarp stakes, ground tarp.

    Right case = 9 days of food, water filter, cooking cup, spoon, Firebox Stove Gen2, Trangia alcohol burner, Heet, lighter, cotton/vaseline fire starters, small hatchet, ten 5 Hour Energy (I don't drink coffee).

    Left case = underwear, undershirt, lightweight top and bottom base layers, heavyweight top and bottom base layers, fleece jacket, fleece socks, fleece beanie, sandals, warm gloves, tooth brush, toothpaste, floss. Also camp chair, chain oil, motor oil.

    The black case on the back seat is 22"x8" and holds a Tensa4 hammock stand plus cordage, two anchor types, two 6' tent poles.

    Small set of tools, tire repair kit, and air compressor are under the seat. IMG_20201013_071102.jpg IMG_20201009_062007.jpg IMG_20201015_155014.jpg IMG_20201012_115820.jpg
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  9. 1/2 Brit

    1/2 Brit Been here awhile

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    Stayed at Chisos Basin Campground, its the main location during summer because of its elevation. I rode to the Rio Grande campground, its only used in the winter months. They also have a border crossing into Mexico, but with covid, not sure if its open.
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  11. Ruined One

    Ruined One 2 wheel art lover Supporter

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    What sleeping bag you using and size of the vac sac. I have been shrinking my gear, and bag I use is light enough is still taking up to much space.
  12. RozzyCat

    RozzyCat Bleeds orange Supporter

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    Big Agnes Mystic SL (15 degree) bag. 20L dry sac.

    The BA bags pack small as they do not have insulation on the bottom. Your pad provides the insulation and fits nicely inside the bag's sleeve so you don't roll off. Works great for me.
    Here's their link: https://www.bigagnes.com/Gear/Sleeping-Bags/Big-Agnes-System-Bags
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  13. Ruined One

    Ruined One 2 wheel art lover Supporter

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    Thanks, will check it out and dry sac as well.
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  14. tex68w

    tex68w Long timer

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    Definitely go back and do the Boquias crossing next time! Some damn good Sotol and Carbrito tacos to be had over there.


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  18. Detroit#2

    Detroit#2 pavement chaser with a little off road. Supporter

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  19. tex68w

    tex68w Long timer

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    Hammock used to be my sleep system of choice as well until I broke my back, now I can't handle being unsupported all night.
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    Detroit#2 pavement chaser with a little off road. Supporter

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    Well, that sucks! I really like it, I can sleep really well my back can't handle the ground anymore no matter what sleep pad I use.
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