Packlist for Overland Riders

This is the online version of our pack list. A commented version can be found in our ebook The Unleash Your Adventure Packlist: What To Take, What To Leave, & The Hows & Whys Of Motorcycle Travel

Documents / Money

  • passport
  • ID card
  • green insurance card
  • credit card
  • visas
  • cash
  • emergency numbers to freeze credit cards
  • vaccination card
  • wallet
  • drivers license
  • international drivers license
  • bike papers
  • international bike papers
  • international health insurance
  • student card (if you are a student)
  • online banking information
  • little note book
  • online copies of all documents
  • paper copies of important documents
  • pictures of your bike and equipment
  • some pictures of your family
  • travel guide
  • maps
  • dictionary
  • bike repair manual
  • business cards

Medical supplies

  • diarrhea pills
  • sore throat spray
  • first aid booklet
  • first aid kit
  • first aid blanket
  • water disinfectant
  • wound disinfectant
  • insect repellent

Camping

  • tent
  • tent repair kit
  • sleeping bag and inner liner
  • sleeping mattress
  • head lamp
  • stove
  • grill
  • lighter
  • pot
  • cup
  • knife
  • fork and spoon
  • cutting board
  • spices
  • salt
  • detergent
  • sponge

Electronic

  • smart phone
  • netbook
  • digital camera
  • recharger

Hygiene

  • toiletry bag
  • towel
  • shampoo
  • toilet paper
  • collapsible sink

Clothes

  • pants
  • swim suit
  • 1 ski sweater
  • 1 softshell jacket
  • 3 T-shirts
  • 7 pairs of socks
  • 7 pairs of undies
  • 3 pairs of long johns
  • belt
  • flip flops
  • sun glasses
  • nice scarf
  • hat or cap

Bike gear

  • helmet
  • bike jacket
  • heating vest
  • bike pants
  • bike boots
  • rain gear
  • gloves
  • ski mask
  • ear plugs
  • leather polish

Tools

  • bike tool kit
  • voltmeter
  • cable & cable connectors
  • grease
  • super glue
  • electrical tape
  • electrical air pump with air pressure gauge
  • tire lever
  • tube repair kit with extra tube valves and valve screwer
  • tubes (front/back)
  • wire
  • cable straps
  • battery jumper cable
  • fuses
  • oil filter
  • screws and nuts
  • spokes (front + back)

Packing

  • Bungee Cords
  • 2 bicycles locks
  • bike lock
  • map holder
  • tool tube
  • soft bags
  • side bags
  • bottle holders
  • bags / containers

Bike modification

  • gas valve
  • power outlet
  • wider foot pegs
  • gel batteries

Misc

  • some presents

Stuff we don’t take (anymore)

  • spare tires
  • big gas tank
  • extra gas canister
  • books
  • weapons
  • traveler checks
  • sneakers or other extra shoes
  • tank bag

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