Going the (First) Distance: Packing Tips


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 motorcycle handling in spite of…… Continue reading Going the (First) Distance: Packing Tips

Going the (First) Distance: 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 the…… Continue reading Going the (First) Distance: A Few Words About Luggage