Motorcycle Camping Checklist

What Would Charlie Pack?



Riding


Comment

Fleece


Light fleece for cooler days

Gloves


Riding and cold weather/waterproof

Boots


Riding

Helmet


Obviously

Neck warmer/balaclava


Keeps cold wind off neck

Electric Clothing


Vest or Jacket

Map case and maps


A flat zipper pouch for papers, maps etc.

Ear Plugs


As you like

Medical /emergency contacts


Everybody should have these

Spare Keys


Hide on bike or Exchange if with riding partner

Camera


Easily accessible

Glasses and sunglasses


As needed

Money / Credit Cards


In wallet

Papers


Insurance and registration

Riding Suit


Protection and comfort

Sheepskin


On bike seat

Water


Hydration system

Cell Phone


Carry on you

Lock Cables


Either a big one for the bike or a smaller one for helmet

Raingear


For cooler weather for warmth or all day rain

First Aid Kit


And the knowledge to use it

GPS


If needed


Camping


Comment

Sunscreen


The smallest tube I can buy

Soap


Usually motel size

Towel


Small "chamois like" camp towel

Tent, groundsheet, poles


1-3 person

Sleeping bag


In compression sack

Mattress


Thermarest length

Sheet


Twin bed sheet folded in half and sewn across the bottom

Pillow case


Stuff with clothes for a pillow

Eating supplies


Steak knife, can opener, plastic utensils etc

Shower


Solar shower as needed

Space Blanket


Sometimes

Hammock


Sometimes

Mosquito + tick repellent


Almost never

Bike cover


Sometimes

Clothesline + pins


25' small nylon rope and some spring clothespins

Shave Gear and toiletries


As needed

Medications


As needed

Umbrella


Small folding type


Clothing


Comment

Pants/belt


One pair of zipper leg pants

Shirts


one quick dry wicking

U-shorts


1-2 quick dry wicking

T-shirts


1-2 quick dry wicking

Shorts


Usually a swim suit

Socks


2-3 quick dry wicking

Sleeping silk


Silk shirt and long johns for cold nights

Handkerchief


Misc. cleaning

Hat


For sunny or rainy days

Sneakers or Sandals


For around camps

Warm Hat


In cold weather, especially if camping



Tools


Comment

Multi-bit screwdriver


Interchangeable bits to fit your bike (Torx, Phillips etc.)

Multitool


Tankbag

Toolkit


Whatever came with the bike

Socket set


Ratchet, 6" extension, 7-8 sockets selected for the bike

Tire repair kit


Plug or patch depending on the bike

Pressure gauge


Easily accessible

Digital voltmeter


Isolate from vibration

Tire pump


Either a hand pump or an electric pump.

Spare tube


As needed

WD40 and Chain lube


As needed

Flashlight


Good to have





Misc.


Comment

BMWMOA Anonymous Book


Just in case

Passport


If needed

Tickets and registration forms


Admission tickets, etc.

Sewing kit


As needed

Matches or lighter


Change matches annually, they get old

Duct Tape


A few feet rolled around a short piece of plastic " pipe

Garbage bags


For whatever

Kleenex


A few

Address Book


If needed

Chapstick


Relief for wind and sunburn

Radio


A weather radio or tiny am/fm radio (sometimes)

Chargers and batteries


For GPS, Cell phone, etc

Paper towels


A partial roll with rolled up zip lock bags in tube

Proper attitude


In head



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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