Fall Moto Camping Trip With Friends on My 2022 Kawasaki KLR 650 Adventure

Fall Moto Camping Trip With Friends on My 2022 Kawasaki KLR 650 Adventure



It is fall and the weather is getting colder and wetter, but that didn’t stop my friends and I from getting out on a fall moto camping trip near Detroit, Oregon. In this motorcycle camping adventure, three friends and I ride up Santiam Canyon through the areas destroyed by wildfire last year, stop for lunch in Detroit, Oregon and check out the incredibly low water level of the lake, and then head out around Detroit Lake to a top secret dispersed camping spot on the south side of the lake. A very enjoyable motocamping evening was had by all, including firewood gathering, camp setup, cooking brats on sticks over the fire, and the consumption of many beverages around the campfire. Motorcycle camping on my 2022 Kawasaki KLR 650 Adventure is always fun, but its even more fun with friends like Nathan (on his KTM 500 EX-C), Ryan (on his Honda Africa Twin) and Travis (also on a Honda Africa Twin). Cold weather motorcycle camping can still be enjoyable, and this fall motocamping trip is a perfect example of what I mean.

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Motocamping Gear List:
ToGoPower Advance 240 Power Station:
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Nemo Fillow Luxury Pillow:
Big Agnes Diamond Park 0 Sleeping Bag:
Coast FL78R Headlamp:
Jetboil Flash w/Java Kit:
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UST Spright LED Lantern:
Big Agnes Air Core Insulated Sleeping Pad:
Folding Campfire Grill:
Folding Camping Table:
Silky Gomboy Folding Saw:
Agawa Canyon Boreal 21 Folding Saw:
Fiskars X7 Hatchet:
Surviveware Small First Aid Kit:
Camping Tarp:
Tusk Compact Camp Chair:
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55 thoughts on “Fall Moto Camping Trip With Friends on My 2022 Kawasaki KLR 650 Adventure

  1. “..a fifth of Blanton’s…” closely followed by “…I think I drank too much last night” in the intro means a fun video to follow! It’s awesome to see how much Detroit is recovering after last year 🙌

  2. Wow! I have a very similar sleeping mattress and bag set up except I slide off the dang mattress. I have got to figure out how not to slide and I really like how your bag works around your mattress. I also recently purchased a 2022 KLR650 and have almost 600 miles on it so still going through the break in routine but have done some off roading and was very pleasantly surprised how capable the bike is even with the stock tires which I think work very well over all. I appreciate your Vids. Keep it up good job. Incidentally, Hilarious VLOG

  3. This is one of your best – laughing my ass off…love the camaraderie – reminds me of our crew here…enjoy!!!

  4. The neck gaiter pillow cover is a good idea. I always just wrapped mine in my t-shirt of the dayweek… ahem, clean enough.

  5. Sorry, but Coors light is not a beer! 🤣It‘s a softdrink! By the way, I‘m from Duesseldorf/Germany…. 😄 Love your videos!

  6. Excellent!!! Probably the best video I’ve seen this year. The Oscar’s (Mayer) for best supporting meat on a stick goes to Johnsonville Chili Cheese Smoked Sausages…. and, C00rs Lite for an amazing hydration multitasking role… Best crew around that 🔥!!! Loved the video!

  7. I just bought the klr adventure a month ago and I’m really liking it. Ive been a cyclist for a long time and I use slime in my tires to prevent flats. What’s your opinion on sliming motorcycle tires. I’m not seeing anyone on YouTube doing that

  8. Is there much open south of Detroit? I haven’t been down there since before the Santiam fire.

    Also, nice trip, looks like it was a good one!

  9. 1. That is one sharp Silky saw. Jeez. Two strokes to go through a 6in dia log. Amazing
    2. I can’t find your link for Coors Light?
    3. Good job. I’m in Colorado and the bike is now waiting for spring so I am jealous of a fun camp trip. Sad.

  10. Holy crap, my tent was way too close to yours… my apologies for the grizzly bear snoring! Thanks for a fun afternoon and evening! Happy to be a part of it.

  11. i never judge anothers preference in beverages.i cannot drink any coors products because of instant headache.actually most all domestic beers give me instant headache,but i have found that many micro brews do not.dont know how much of that is related to my diabetes,but also limit my consumption for the same reason.enjoy your shows.dont currently do adventure biking but that may change.

  12. Thanks for the look up Detroit way, in addition thanks for the laughs. Not encourage you, but “funny when lit” 😉 Haha!

  13. The OR wild fires were no joke. I took a putt out to Blue river earlier this year since the fires and man I knew it was bad, but seeing first hand really nailed it home. I was about 45ish miles from that fire and it was still tooo close.

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