2. Carrying Capacity

Motorcycle Luggage

Luggage – hard or soft – bungee cords, cargo nets, etc., are necessary for non-touring bikes with no factory-included carrying capacity. One of my personal favorites for touring on a non-touring motorcycle is the Ventura Bike-Pack System. The multi-use system can carry the waterproof bags, but also to it can be attached a sleeping bag, a tent, even firewood. But nothing’s 100% water-tight, so consider wrapping clothing in trashbags prior to packing your luggage. Bringing a nylon clothesline is recommended, because, eventually, something’s gonna get wet.

  • Jose Ferrer

    Just get out there and do it! I started in DC and I’ll be in LA in a couple of days and I’m on a CBR250!

  • Russ Archer

    LOL…where can I get the purple blanket hoodie in #5?

  • fastfreddie

    There may be the option of buying a very second hand cruiser to do the job and sell it/give it away at the journeys end…May even spice up the trip along the way;)

    Nice top ten list.Got to get that superwedge!Anyone got one for sale?