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    Senior Member chevyluver's Avatar
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    So my brother and I decided to try motorcycle camping this weekend. Started out by packing my bike. The I repacked until I had a quarter of the gear I started with and I still had everything I needed.





    I was riding a 1999 tw200, and my brother was riding a 2001 yamaha ttr225.





    We had to stop a couple times to rearrange our gear





    We rode 72 miles to Trailbridge Lake up on Hwy 126 on the McKenzie pass in Oregon.





    It was only an hour and a half ride, but It was the longest ride I've done to date. The bike pulled the mountains real good with all my gear and my 280lbs bulk I love these bikes.

    Next time I'm going to take more pictures.
    1999 TW200 Mods- Fishing rod holder, Tail bag, handlbar risers, and soon to be JimboSheild

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    I've always enjoyed motorcycle camping. It's amazing at just how little you really need to have a good trip. It looks like you had a good one. Thanks for the pictures.

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    Good job. Great to see the photo contest guy getting out on the trail. Yes, you will have to take more pictures so you'll have a collection to include in the contests yourself. ....and for us to see. Sounded like a good "shakedown" cruise to see how things work.



    Thanks for sharing your "longest ride". I suspect many more to come as the TW is so much fun.
    Hidden Content A ride in the woods helps me relax and release tension. The fact I'm dragging a body should be entirely irrelevant?

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    looks like fun, thx for sharing, need more pics. are you sure you had enough fuel for 1.5 hours of riding

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