Going the (First) Distance: An Introduction to Long Distance Motorcycle Riding, Point #6 (Packing Tips)


#6: Packing tips and tricks: How low can you go?: When packing for a motorcycle tour, it is always best to keep weight as low and close to the center of the motorcycle as possible. In other words, try packing the heaviest items toward the bottom and front of the saddlebags. This allows for optimal… Continue reading Going the (First) Distance: An Introduction to Long Distance Motorcycle Riding, Point #6 (Packing Tips)

Going the (First) Distance: An Introduction to Long Distance Motorcycle Riding, Point #5 (Luggage)


#5: A few words about luggage:  Before we can begin discussing what a long-distance motorcycle rider should bring with them on a tour, we first need to talk about how a rider can carry those items on their motorcycle. Motorcycle luggage is available in many forms and constructions, each with its own pros and cons.   Soft Luggage Construction: This is… Continue reading Going the (First) Distance: An Introduction to Long Distance Motorcycle Riding, Point #5 (Luggage)