Living & Working off a Motorcycle in America - How long will it last?

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by dredman, Jul 27, 2020.

  1. MYUMPH

    MYUMPH 'Ol Timer Supporter

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    I'm really enjoying following you along on this latest adventure Don, as well as your other Moto Giant vids.
    Safe travels.
    Dorian
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  2. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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    Well thanks Dorian, stay tuned - it is about to get GOOD!! Behind on some videos....
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  3. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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  4. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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  5. WalterMitty2

    WalterMitty2 Been here awhile

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    Love the videos, keep up the great work. I've got a ton of questions, but I've limited myself to just two....

    1) What do you do in terms of personal and bike security? Do you have any lock for the bike (even though you are always close to it), or any personal protection like bear spray or a gun?

    2) What hammock are you using? I'm a bit of a "biggin" myself, and was always concerned with them holding my weight.

    Thanks
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  6. Lowrider_Bud

    Lowrider_Bud I'll ride anything.. Supporter

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    What kind of drone do you have. I'm new to drones, but old to motorcycle travel. I enjoy your aerial photos showing an overhead view of your campsites. Stay safe.

    Later, Bud...
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  7. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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    I have locking side cases and a top-box that locks. Thieves are gonna take what they want, my security is designed for the casual thief.
    I am in a Warbonnet - amazing - those vids soon.
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  8. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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    Rocking the Mavic Mini - crashed it last week...repaired it, flying again - video soon.
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  9. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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    A little insight on how I am keeping me electronics charged while living on the road and in the woods.....

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  10. HBSURFDAD

    HBSURFDAD Oops, Sorry Supporter

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    I like these Don, good momentary mental escape.
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  11. BrockEvan

    BrockEvan Brock Warwick Supporter

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    Ok Don, just checking in here :dirtdog. Waiting for the "everytrhing is ok" sign from you.
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  12. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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    Oddly things are AMAZING! I have been hanging off the side of a cliff for a couple of days that's 6,000 ft above the valley below. The spot is called lands end and I came here in 2016 and have been dreaming about it ever since. Here is a small taste..... PHOTO_20200904_143541.jpg PHOTO_20200904_143506.jpg
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  13. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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    And of course trying to keep the videos in order ......
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  14. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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    Camping outside of Durango on my way to the Anti-Sturgis Rally -

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  15. x32792

    x32792 Cracker American

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    Where's the Anti-Sturgis Rally? Would that be Beemers and Vespas gone wild?
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  16. BrockEvan

    BrockEvan Brock Warwick Supporter

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    Looking forward to more!
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  17. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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    It was just above Pine, Az in the Coconino Forest - good stuff!
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  18. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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    A small taste of the Anti-Sturgis Rally....only a small taste...

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  19. x32792

    x32792 Cracker American

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    What did you learn from the Nomads?
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  20. dredman

    dredman Dirty Moto-Tourist

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    still learning, hopefully I can put it all together in a nice wrapper?
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