The Gear

Trona Pinnacles

My 2007 BMW G650X Challenge Before

My Xchallenge 16,000 miles later

16,000 miles later in Chile

Here’s the run down of my bike, mods, and gear for the trip.

Motorcycle

  • BMW G650X Challenge 2007, starting mileage 3,000

Modifications

Riding Gear by Icon Motosports

Storage

Security

  • Motorcycle Cover
  • Trimax Heavy Duty Cable Lock
  • Disc Lock with Alarm

Tools/Spares

  • All the sockets and wrenches needed for the G650x
  • Spare tubes – front and rear
  • Tire Irons
  • Slime mini air compressor
  • Chain
  • Motion Pro Chain Tool
  • BMW Front Sprocket
  • Supersprox Rear Sprocket
  • Misc bolts
  • Fuses
  • Lightbulbs
  • Spark Plugs
  • Chain Lube

Clothes

  • 3 pair Icebreaker Merino Wool socks
  • 1 pair Icebreaker merino wool underwear
  • 2 pair Exxofficio GivenGo Underwear
  • 3 Tshirts
  • 1 button down woven shirt
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 1 pair jeans
  • 1 hoodie
  • 1 Krochet Kids Knit hat
  • Rainbow sandals
  • Converse sneakers

Electronics

  • iPhone 4s with Lifeproof Case
  • GoPro Hero3
  • Gentech GoPro Cage
  • Canon EOS – M camera
  • Canon 50mm 1.4
  • Canon 18-135mm IS
  • Mac laptop
  • 1TB WD Passport External Harddrives x2
  • Garmin Rino 530
  • Spot 2 Tracker (with 3 sets of spare aaa batteries)
  • mini12v power inverter [I shipped this back from Colombia. Not needed]

Camping

  • Sierra Designs Flash 2 Tent
  • Sierra Designs Cal 30 DriDown sleeping bag
  • Big Agnes sleep pad
  • Lifestraw water filter [broke early on. not needed anyway]
  • Alcohol stove
  • heet fuel
  • Sea to Summit X mug
  • Fork/spoon
  • Mess kit pot/plate
  • REI headlamp
  • Towel

Paperwork/Records

  • Drivers License plus copies
  • AAA International License
  • Vehicle Registration plus copies
  • Fake wallet with old cards
  • Title Copies / Notarized
  • Health Certificate/ Vaccines Record
  • Backup Credit Card
  • Notebook and Pen
  • English to Spanish Pocket Translator
  • Maps (detailed)
  • Passport and Copies

Medical/Personal

  • Pepper Spray
  • Emergency Lightstick
  • Survival Blanket
  • First Aid Kit
  • Advil Liquigels
  • Benadryl Liquigels
  • Claratin
  • Nasal Decongestant
  • Immodium-AD Chewable
  • Bee Sting/Snake Bite Kit
  • Medical Info Card
  • Dr. Bronners Soap
  • Razor
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Nail clippers
  • Emergency Toilet Paper