On a motorcycle journey, sometimes the difference between a good experience and a great experience is the quality of your Gear. To help you navigate the world of adventure motorcycling gear, we’ve compiled a list of BDR tested adv moto travel essentials — from motorcycle accessories and camping must-haves, to riding gear and road food favorites. Let us know what you think and send us your favorite adv products to be included here.

Touratech Zega Pro Panniers

Touratech Zega Pro aluminum panniers are available for most adventure touring motorcycles. 


The Reckless 80L is for minimalist off-road riding/camping, Backcountry Discovery Route exploration, and international fly-to-ride trips. The Reckless 80 doesn’t require side pannier racks, saving significant weight and cost. It expands and contracts to accommodate a wide variety of loads,

Motoz RallZ Tires

The RallZ is the most aggressive off-road adventure tire in the Motoz range. Its DNA is part desert race tire and part long distance adventure tire.

Klim Badlands Pro Suit

KLIM Badlands Pro is the most trusted name in adventure riding.

Sena Communication Systems

Sena is a global leader in communication technology. Worldwide, adventure motorcycle riders choose Communication systems in Sena’s Quantum Series for their rugged design, premium SOUND BY Harman Kardon, and simple to use Mesh intercom network. 


Steering damper is an essential piece of equipment found on most modern dual-sport bikes. Scotts dampers are industry standard because of their unique adjustable high-speed damping circuit and reliability. TripleClamp Moto makes unique damper mount kits for all KTM twins, Husqvarna Norden 901 and Yamaha Tenere that lets you install a Scotts damper.

The REV’IT! GTX Collection

REV’IT! believes exploring the world on two wheels is one of life’s most enriching pastimes. Adventure motorcycles provide an immersive experience and can take you to places no other means of transportation can offer.

Barkbusters Handguards

The BARKBUSTERS® brand of handguards have been designed and manufactured in Australia since 1984.  The dedicated team of motorcycle enthusiasts at BARKBUSTERS®are committed to a vision of ongoing development and innovation of new products, and continue to manufacture to the highest possible standards.

Butler Maps Collection: BDR Maps + Dry Bag

Looking for motorcycle road trip ideas? How about a Backcountry ride? Each of Butler’s backcountry motorcycle maps highlight the official Backcountry Discovery Routes taking you off-road through some of the most spectacular scenery in the USA.

Touratech Suspension

Touratech Suspension is the world’s first purpose-built shock absorber for long-distance touring with a fully-loaded motorcycle.

ADV Lights by Cyclops

Need more light or motorcycle ADV products for your BDR adventure?

CruzTOOLS – Bike Specific Tool Kits

CruzTOOLS offers bike-specific tool kits for trails-side repairs and adjustments.

Touratech Aventuro Carbon 2 Adventure & Dual Sport Helmet

Touratech has updated this adventure motorcycle helmet and taken it to new levels with the Aventuro Carbon 2.

Wolfman Luggage Expedition Duffel

The Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage legend lives on with the release of an entirely revamped line in 2020! 

Black Dog ULTIMATE Skid Plates

Shred loose gravel, bomb boulder fields, or even occasionally scrape an urban curb… go ahead, throw everything you’ve got at the BDCW skid plate—it’ll take it.

Moto Camp Nerd ADV Tested Camping Gear

Get the best camping gear from the top brands for your next BDR adventure.

Hippo Hands

Cold hands can turn an amazing ride into pure misery. Hippo Hands are the original motorcycle hand covers. Keeping cold, wind, rain and snow off your hands improves every ride. Their products are made with the highest quality materials and craftsmanship.

Doubletake Mirror

Doubletake has set the standard for indestructible motorcycle mirrors combining rearward visibility with enduro-proven toughness.

Camel Tank

Add more range to your F800GS, 1190 ADV, CRF250L, WR250R or Africa Twin with an auxiliary gas tank from Camel ADV.

Giant Loop Round-the-World Panniers

Although Giant Loop pioneered the horseshoe-shaped rackless soft luggage category when it launched in 2008, GL’s rack mounted soft luggage is among the lightest lockable, quick mount, quick release pannier systems available for motorcycle adventure.

Touratech Crash Bars

Touratech crash bars will protect your engine with a stainless steel cage structure that provides complete engine coverage.

Everything GPS at Touratech-USA

For the largest selection of GPS Units, GPS mounts, wiring kits, maps & map holders and accessories for motorcycle navigation, head over to Touratech-USA.

Klim Krios Pro ADV Helmet

The KLIM Krios Pro adventure helmet delivers ultimate versatility and performance.

ZOLEO Satellite Communicator

For anyone who ventures beyond cell coverage, only ZOLEO connects with your phone or tablet to provide seamless global messaging that follows you in and out of cell coverage.

Wolfman Luggage Blackhawk Motorcycle Tank Bag WP

The Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage legend lives on with the release of an entirely revamped line in 2020! 

Rottweiler Performance

Does 10 HP, 6 lb weight savings, 45 second pre filter changes and an extra 128 cubic inches of storage on your KTM bike sound good to you?

Outback Motortek KTM 1290SA Ultimate Protection Combo

KTM’s ultimate adventure motorcycle. Outback Motortek is proud to offer a set of one-of-a-kind upper and lower crash bars and a sturdy heavy duty skid plate

Sidi Crossfire TA Boots

The SIDI Crossfire TA off-road motorcycle boot is the ultimate in protection for enduro and off-road riding.

Alpinestars Adventure Touring Collection

The pursuit of performance is ingrained in everything Alpinestars does. When it comes to Adventure Touring, that means giving the rider the tools they need to perform to their maximum, no matter where their journey takes them.

Gryphon Moto

Ride with confidence wearing Gryphon so you can take on all of what your next adventure throws your way.

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