Touring on the rocket 3

Discussion in 'Rocket III Touring Forum' started by Wcww95, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. Wcww95

    Wcww95 Standard Bore

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    Gentlemen,
    Am out touring on my rocket 3 roadster 2014 from 08 to 23 Dec. 6,500 km. Can I have some tips please?
    Thank you & greatful
     
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    everyone else on the road can't see you.

    Don't go pass too many gas station.

    And above all else enjoy your travels.

    Posts pictures or it didn't happen.
     
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    don't crash?
     
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    Never try to pet a burning dog.
     
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    if someone offers you candy out of a van, run, run fast
     
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    Journeyman28778 "And this one is just right" ~ Goldilocks

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    It's colder than a witch's tit here, so wondering what kind of temperatures you'll see wherever you are this time of year? What country and what's your route?

    I guess we're not sure what kind of tips you're after, but here goes...

    Heated jacket, heated gloves, Windjammer (for warmth and sound- it's a neck/helmet sock thingie)
    Sena bluetooth in helmet for Waze traffic alerts, Google map navigation, find nearest coffee shop/brew pub information, etc. (Watch- that helmet phone suggestion will strike a nerve- it's a tool. Use it, turn it off, ride free)
    Aux USB battery to charge phone or Sena, if needed while riding or camping
    Raingear, boots that are waterproof
    Tools, tire repair, etc.

    I like to camp when touring to save money and for the added experiences that brings. If you're considering doing that, let me know and I'll pass on a few tips there, if you'd like.

    Be sure to post some shots and tell of your adventures when you return.

    Jealous
     
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    stollydriver Live life to the full

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    Don't eat yellow snow, never work with animals and children. On a serious note - enjoy the adventure.
     
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    1olbull Riding Motor Since 1950

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    Good suggestions by @Journeyman28778
    I would add a Noco GB70 jump starter in a good tank bag.
     
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    I would install a voltmeter on the bike and monitor it when travelling. Like to know if the bike is not charging before the bike tells me by quitting with a dead battery. Gives me a chance to find a service area.
     
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    But what if ya like candy....:confused:
     
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