Motocamping with a Kindle

Motocamping with a Kindle

Relaxing by the fire with a good read is great way to unwind after a day of riding. Nothing is as serene as losing yourself with a book in one hand and a beer in the other. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, the latest Aussie bestseller, and silent save for the crackle of the fire and calling of the night birds. But is a paperback still the best, or have the new generation of e-readers, such as the…

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Winter Riding

Winter Riding

A lot of people put the moto away this time of year, waiting for the return of long days and endless sunshine. But although it’s cold, winter can be a great time to ride – moody days on winding forest roads, warming yourself with a hot lunch in the pub or soaking up the warmth of the campfire. Winter riding does come with challenges but understanding how to stay warm, dry and safe means never having to forsake your bike…

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Kriega Pack Review

Kriega Pack Review

I’ve had my Kriega pack (R30) for as long as I’ve had my motorcycle license. The build quality is near unbeatable. It’s served as everything from a daily commuter pack to an all out adventure accessory. While it has a few limitations they’re few and far between.   The Build Quality What surprised me the most about the Kriega pack is the build quality for the price point. I paid $180AUD for my R30 (The 30 Litre variant) years ago…

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Motocamping Basics: Food

Motocamping Basics: Food

Motocamping presents many logistic challenges- one of which is food. When camping traditionally there is plenty of room for food storage and an Eski (Cooler, if you’re not Australian). Motocampers don’t have the same luxury. Space and particularly weight come at a premium. Here are some of my thoughts on options available for motorcycle camping food.

2013 Honda CB500X Review

2013 Honda CB500X Review

I’ve had my 2013 Honda CB500X for over a year and in that time I’ve used it for some interesting adventures. Coming from a smaller sports bike it was a nice step up in street power and also opened a lot of doors in terms of where I could ride.

Motorcycle Camping Checklist

Motorcycle Camping Checklist

Motorcycle Camping, like any trip, needs some thought into what you bring with you. Here’s a motorcycle camping checklist I’ve compiled based on my experiences. As a general overview the most important things to consider is size and weight. While we as motorcyclists can carry much more than hikers, the kitchen sink is a bit of a stretch.

Darche Ranger Solo Biker Swag Review

Darche Ranger Solo Biker Swag Review

I’ve had my Darche Ranger Solo for over a year now. In that time I’ve taken it all around my state, from the dense Mountain Ash forests of the Great Dividing Range to the banks of the Murray River. Here are my thoughts on how it holds up.

Picking the Right Motorcycle Camping Chair

Picking the Right Motorcycle Camping Chair

After a long ride there’s nothing quite like settling down by the fire in a chair. However there are some considerations to make when choosing a motorcycle camping chair. Here are some options to consider when looking for the right motocamping chair.