So you’re finally going to do it—cut the cord, get off the beaten path, let ‘er rip and do some real motorcycle camping. It’s just a camping trip—what could go wrong? Of course, the answer is “plenty,” but you knew that. So, what’s the best strategy to try to avoid those trip-busting mistakes? Here is our list of the top 10 motorcycle camping mistakes and tips on how to avoid them.
These days, weather extremes seem to be diverging from long-term averages more than ever, so gearing up to meet the range of weather conditions and keeping in touch with weather forecasts is essential. Fortunately, modern riding and camping gear has really stepped up in terms of versatility and durability compared to what was available not so many years ago. Let’s discuss motorcycle camping from a weather-preparation perspective.
Even the best camping gear can come up short in performance if the campsite is stacked against it. Here are some things to keep in mind when picking your campsite for the night—or longer.