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A Traveler's Bike Modification
« on: March 15, 2013, 03:57:35 pm »
A traverler's Motorcycle Modification. (not mine)

Mike at the gym (a rider) saw this guy traveling from NY as a test run and took the picture. The guy plans to spend 2 years on the road and was testing his luggage modifications.  :what

Mike said, he had 123 separate compartments and had made a list of where he stored everything so he could easily find it. He put the heavy stuff in the low bages to keep center of gravity low. Mike said the MC was a one lunger and was not sure about the CC.


ANYWAY, the way I see it "It is what old retired folks do when they have nothing else to do". Not that I care about MC travel - but, being an old retired folk, I can see doing that. However, I would rather camp in my Van  and haul the MC (then ride when I get places).  ::)

I have to give the guy credit. Only problem I see is those bags are not waterproof (look like regular luggage).  I guess put the stuff in plasticbags before putting it in the luggage.  ???   
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Re: A Traveler's Bike Modification
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2013, 02:46:07 am »
That is one heck of a custom crash cage ......

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Re: A Traveler's Bike Modification
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2013, 07:35:27 pm »
I hope those are Samsonite  :groan

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Re: A Traveler's Bike Modification
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2013, 08:25:07 pm »
There is no way that is a stock suspension on a KLR650... it would be on the bump stops with the bags unloaded! lol

Wish him luck on his trip! (though those bags don't look waterproof...?)

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Re: Re: A Traveler's Bike Modification
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2013, 08:13:33 am »
Now that is dedication! :27

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