I'm doing it. RTW on an 1199. Start date target:5/1/14 Delayed to 6/20/14 Flying into: London (probably) Duration:6 mos-2 years Bike: 2012 Panigale S Shipping carrier: undetermined (motorcycleexpress?) GPS: Unlocked iPhone 4S VOIP: Viber Backpack: Osprey Luggage: SW Motech 14-21 tank bag Riding gear: REV'IT Stellar Jacket + GT-R Pants Gloves: RS Taichi something or other. Look like Darth Vader gloves, but they have plastic sliders on the palms (helps prevent wrist snapage) Boots: Sidi Gortex Armadas Delorme: probably Tent: Sprocket67 Sleeping Bag: Western Mountaineering Summerlite Health Insurance: unknown (ADAC?) Extraction Insurance: unknown Feel free to fill in the blanks and make recommendations. Keep in I do not have the luxury of space, nor do I really want that luxury. Everything has to fit into a tank bag and a backpack. A lot of items people deem necessities (like GPS) are impossibilities. 1) All gear needs to be all weather and it needs to be safe for track use. 2) I'm not taking anything that needs to be plugged into the bike (though I am considering hardwiring a radar detector that's hidden. 3) I'm not adding panniers for more space What are the laws regarding knifes (folders) in Europe? Do radar cameras just take pics of the front of the bike? What countries are 'speed friendly' and which ones are not?