The Complete Motorcycle Trip Packing List
Welcome to the Motorcycle Trip Packing List! This article provides a complete checklist of all the essentials you may need on your bike travels.
This is a no-nonsense motorcycle trip pack list. The article lists everything you need to take on your motorcycle travels with links to more in-depth guides if you fancy diving deeper. All adventures are unique, to different parts of the world, climates and conditions, so adapt the list accordingly to your personal needs. Consider this a base line! Each item links to one of our gear reviews if we’ve tested it, an example or a place to buy it online. If you have any specific questions on motorcycle kit, feel free to ask in the Mad or Nomad Community Forum
Riding Gear Guide
How to Pack for Travel
Photography Gear List
Camping Gear List
Hard vs Soft Bike Luggage
6 BEST Soft Panniers
- Passport and copies
- Driver’s licence and copies
- International Driver’s Permit
- Vehicle registration document
- Vaccination book
- Carnet de Passage (if needed).
- Travel insurance
- Passport photographs (can’t have enough of these)
- Emergency USD
- Bank cards
- Easily accessible paper with all important contact info on.
- Spare bike key
- Wrench and socket set
- Hex head set
- Puncture repair kit
- Air compressor and Gauge. (Rocky Creek Tyre Pump Review)
- Tyre levers and wheel removal tools
- Ratchet strap
- Screw driver
- Spanners/ Allen keys
- Tool roll (Kriega Tool Roll Review)
- Cable ties and Gaffa tape
- Jump leads
- Oils, lubes, epoxy, Loctite and copper grease
- Spare parts, levers, cables and consumables like filters, O-rings, pads etc.
The UK Travel Insurance Guide
The Ultimate Tool Kit
How to Keep Safe on the Road
How we Prepped our Bike
How to Adventure Proof
Top 5 Travel Apps
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