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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-18-2017, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
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Now Is A Good Time To Inspect Your Camping Gear...

My upcoming 3 week road trip will have me camping as well as staying with friends and family and a few motels along my way. Even though I cleaned and checked over my camp gear last Fall, I feel it's a good idea to do it before just throwing it on your bike and heading off in the upcoming riding season.

I went through everything... set up my tent, made sure I have all my tent pegs and extras, inflated my Big Agnes air mattress, checked my stove, and just made sure I had everything. I have had the same tent, sleeping bag, air mattress, etc. for a good number of years and it is in great shape and will continue to provide me good service. The past 2 years I have camped 30 days each year in varied conditions... if you take good care of your gear it will last a long time.

Of course I feel investing in quality gear is also a key factor as well. If you go on the cheap you can almost be guaranteed of having a failure in my opinion.

So if you are a moto camper like me now would be a good time to check out your gear...

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Good idea!

I guess you haven't checked out camping in a hammock yet?

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