Motorcycle Trip Packing Checklist

One sure fire way to ruin a great motorcycle trip, or at least up the hassle factor, is to forget important and sometimes seldom thought of pieces of gear, clothing or accessories. Seasoned riders often prepare a motorcycle trip packing checklist in order to avoid arriving on location without all those items that make a trip not only enjoyable but easy logistically. Avoid having to buy missing items at your destination and save time and aggravation while preparing for the trip.

Below is a list of items that riders can consider bringing for their motorcycle trip. Many of the items will depend on your own personal circumstances, the time of year and your destination.

  • Spare inner tube
  • Tire patch kit
  • Portable tire pump
  • Spare clutch cable
  • Spark plug
  • Chain links
  • Chain oil
  • Bottle of engine oil
  • Bottle of spare petrol
  • Small tool kit (key metric wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers etc)
  • Rain gear (Rain coats, Ponchos)
  • Helmet, gloves and body armour
  • Trash bags (For waterproofing and dustproofing)
  • Long sleeved shirts and long pants
  • Bungee cords / bike hooks
  • Sun screen and mosquito repellent
  • Compass
  • Watch
  • Jackknife
  • Tapes
  • First aid kit ( plasters, paracetamols, aspirins, charcoal pills etc)
  • Contact details of motorcycle rental company
  • Passport (or a photocopy if your passport is surrendered to the motorcycle rental shop)
  • Driver’s license
  • International Driving Permit
  • Insurance papers
  • Travel guide(s)
  • Maps
  • GPS receiver
  • Camera
  • Torch Light with spare batteries
  • Matches / Lighter
  • Mobile phone
  • Chargers for the various electronic equipments
  • Power adapters
  • Phone list
  • Papers and pens
  • Hammock and camping equipment
  • Cooking equipment
  • Toilet papers
  • Water and food
  • Cash and credit cards

If you feel that anything important is missing from the motorcycle trip packing checklist, please leave a comment and I will add them in.

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