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billnben
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  • Town/City: Hamilton
  • Bike: Yam XT250, DR650, Bonny 900, MG-V7
Rank: 400cc Rider

Hi Peter,

Maybe take a look at the guidelines given by many of the tramping clubs. The group I go with usually take an EPIRB away from populated areas. I met some kayakers recently who had a satellite comms unit that allowed short texts to be sent when linked to a cell phone. Hunting and Fishing have them, and I am thinking of getting one myself.

I’d be interested in hearing more about your set up. I was able to put my little Honda on the back of a basic Bongo van and travel further afield, but having moved up to an XT250, it’s maybe a bit big and the carrier ends up a bit low. Hoping to move up to a proper motorhome too when dosh permits. I have put luggage on the XT from Happy Trails. Adds weight but is really useful.

Cheers

Bill