Review: Sportz Truck Tent for Motorcycle Camping

Aug 11, 2015 View Comments by

A Tent in Your Truck? – Hold on. Before you give me major grief for ever transporting my motorcycle in the bed of my truck, hear me out. I pack my camp on the back of my BMW R 1200 GS at least 98-percent of the time. I can offer ample proof of this both […]

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Review: GSI Outdoors Micro Table

Jul 04, 2015 View Comments by

An Ideal Camping Companion – When motorcycle camping, I usually avoid campsites and pick a site off the beaten path, preferably with a great view and access to a river, stream, or lake. More often than not this means no restaurants are close by, and I get to cook my own food. All of the […]

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Combining Hobbies With Riding: Golf

Jul 01, 2015 View Comments by

Motorcycle-sized Fun – As wonderful as motorcycling is, there are plenty of other enjoyable ways riders like to spend their free time. Some like golf, others hiking, fishing, kayaking, or other outdoor activities. Some dabble in photography, art, writing, or different creative endeavors. Due to limited storage capacity, it can be daunting to incorporate other […]

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Combining Riding With Hobbies: Bicycling

Jun 24, 2015 View Comments by

Motorcycle-sized Fun – As wonderful as motorcycling is, there are plenty of other enjoyable ways riders like to spend their free time. Some like golf, others hiking, fishing, kayaking, or other outdoor activities. Some dabble in photography, art, writing, or different creative endeavors. Due to limited storage capacity, it can be daunting to incorporate other […]

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Review: Blackbird Hammock from Warbonnet Outdoors

Aug 22, 2014 View Comments by

Hammocks can be great for camping, particularly if one is a motorcyclist traveling alone. They tend to be much smaller and lighter than tents, so they save valuable space on storage-challenged bikes. They’re usually easier to set up and leave more time to enjoy the outdoor experience (with less frustration to boot). Hammocks also have […]

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Minimalist Camping Comfort

Jun 24, 2013 View Comments by

The adage “less is more” can be traced back to a 19th century poem by Robert Browning. The concept has been adopted by musicians, artists, and architects. However, nowhere is the principle more appropriate than in the lexicon of motorcycling. Motorcycling is a minimalist activity by its very nature, and carrying camping gear on our […]

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Redverz Series II Expedition Tent

Apr 08, 2013 View Comments by

For the past couple of years, my girlfriend has tried to make me into a camping enthusiast. With mixed emotions, I always played along. I’m 6 feet 2 inches tall, and I’ve always had to crawl around tiny spaces in a tent. Once finally lying down, the top of my head and the bottom of […]

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