I am a solo motorcycle traveller, and I love it. It’s such an amazing way to experience the world! But with all of the risks that come along with riding alone, there are some things you need to know before you go out on your own.
- What is Solo Motorcycle Traveling
- How to prepare for solo motorcycle traveling
- What you need before starting a solo motorcycle trip
- Safety tips for riding your bike alone
- Tips and tricks for being successful in the long run
- Resources, books, and blogs that helped me with my journey into solo motorcycle travel
Solo motorcycle traveling is the act of riding your motorcycle by yourself through a destination. It’s an amazing experience that can be very rewarding, but it also has some risks involved. I’ll cover both in this post!
Since motorcycles are typically more fuel efficient than cars and trucks, solo motorcycle travel is perfect if you’re looking to save money on gas. However, there are other considerations when it comes to safety, such as road conditions and weather changes which can happen quickly in different regions. You might also want to consider how long you will be traveling for because the longer you go without sleep or food could have negative consequences for your well-being too.
Motorcycle touring is a great way to see the world, but it has its disadvantages- one of them being that you are on your own. This means that you need to prepare for everything- from fueling up in an unfamiliar country (or state) to finding a place where you can stay each night. How do you make sure you have enough gas? Where will be the best place to camp out near the water? What if something goes wrong with your bike while travelling? These are all questions I had before my first solo motorcycle trip and luckily, I found some good resources to help me get ready for my journey.
Read more about how to prepare for solo motorcycle travelling here!
A solo motorcycle trip can be a life changing experience. But before you hop on your bike and hit the open road, there are some things you need to do beforehand. Here’s what you’ll want to have with you when embarking on a solo motorcycle trip:
-Make sure you have maintained your bike -Pack more clothes than what is necessary because of unpredictable weather conditions that might arise during the trip. You never know if it will rain or snow so pack accordingly! And don’t forget the sunscreen! Pack a map in case GPS isn’t working or if something happens to your phone. Bring extra food and water just in case as well as flashlights and other personal items like toothpaste, toilet paper, etc.
Riding a motorcycle is a rewarding experience, but it also has its risks.
-Always wear your helmet correctly and make sure that all zippers are closed tightly. If you don’t have hand protection for your hands, use muffs or gloves that won’t interfere with the throttle of your bike.
-Watch out for any hazards in front of you, such as potholes or cars going too fast around corners; slow down and yield if necessary. Don’t ride at night unless absolutely necessary because there’s not much traffic at that time of day and pedestrians may be harder to see in certain areas like dimly lit streets or parking lots.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that, in order to maintain success as a solo motorcyclist, one must be mindful of the following:
A) staying on course and not getting lost. This will lead you back home or to your destination in no time at all. B) keeping track of gas mileage – fill up when needed! C) finding good food for sustenance D) always being prepared with snacks and don’t forget water! E) remembering to enjoy yourself so you’re encouraged enough to keep riding throughout the long haul.
Filling up your tank regularly is important because it helps ensure that there’s no need for emergency stops during an otherwise smooth ride; this will also help prevent running out of time.
I used books, blogs, and resources to prepare myself for my motorcycle journey.
If you’ve been thinking about solo motorcycle travel, and want to know what it’s like in a nutshell, I recommend watching my channel short videos. Or if you prefer reading about the experience of solo motorcycle travelling as opposed to watching video logs, check out this blog post on my personal website that talks about all the books and blogs that helped me get started with my journey into motorcycling. You can also subscribe to my YouTube channel for more details on future trips!