RideAbout65.1 – Bike and Gear

2009 Ducati Multistrada 1100S

2009 Ducati Multistrada 1100S

MOTORCYCLE ACCESSORIES:

Windscreen: Zero Gravity.

Cruise Control: Kaoko Throttle Lock.

Rubber insert footpegs from Yamaha FZ-1 installed.

Crash sliders installed on frame and axles.

Powerlet rear and handlebar outlets installed.

Powerlet jumper cables installed.

Voltmeter installed.

Driving Lights: PIAA 510ATP with Strada Avventurosa LM-1 Light Mount Kit.

Security Lock: OnGuard.

Saddlebags: Ducati Performance with Liners.

Tankbag: Ducati Performance with Powerlet wiring for iPhone.

Bike Cover: Ultraguard.

Tailbag: Dowco Fastraxx Sport Luggage – 50144-00.

Hydration System:  Camelbak.

Heated Grips: Ducati Performance.

 

RIDING GEAR:   Helmet:  Shoei Neotec.

Jacket-1: Aerostitch Darien (purchased in Jan 1995 – almost starting to get broken in).

Jacket-2: Joe Rocket Phoenix 5.0.

Pants: Aerostitch Darien (purchased in Jan 1995 – almost starting to get broken in).

Boots: Garne – G. King Aquatech Boots – waterproof.

Gloves:  Fox, Joe Rocket, and Moose Off-Road.

Heated liner & gloves: Warm & Safe/Firstgear.

Raingear: Firstgear jacket & Frog Toggs pants.

Raingloves: Alpinestar Drystar ST-1.

Note – Sent Darien jacket home about half way thru the trip as the Joe Rocket jacket plus the rain jacket were more convenient to use and more comfortable due to the heat.  The JR jacket was a mesh style.

 

ELECTRONIC and SOFTWARE (GPS, Phone, etc):  

Personal Locator: SPOT

GPS 1: Garmin Zumo 550 with Motonamics Mount

GPS 2: Garmin GPSmap 60CSx Handheld.

Laptop Computer: HP Lenovo.

Mobile Phone: iPhone.

iPhone Apps: Trip Journal and Urban Spoon.