you’re getting ready for a day ride or a week long touring extravaganza,
packing for your next motorcycle trip is an art.
What to bring and what to leave home? Having trouble getting your
luggage to close? Should you carry a tire pump, first aid kit or three
pairs of cotton blue jeans?
Packing Light Packing Right! answers all these questions and more
as we delve into what makes sense to ride with and what should stay
home. Trying to pack lighter and more compact? Making sense out of what
to carry for the occasional day ride or a long trip will save you hours
of decision making and help you to better prepare for the ride ahead.
This book will also save you money steering you clear of items that are
less than necessary on the road allowing you more time and money to
Author Tom Mehren clocks more than 20,000 miles a year on a motorcycle.
As the publisher of Sound RIDER!, the Northwest’s largest
motorcycling magazine, Mehren has made a science out of creating packing
lists that work, ferreting out needless items and carrying the one’s
that make sense. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or new to motorcycle
riding, Packing Light Packing Right! will help you put it all together
and provide a better understanding of preparing for your next ride.
To purchase a copy of Packing Light, Packing Right! by Northwest
motojournalist Tom Mehren
CLICK HERE. It's also available at Seattle Cycle Center,
and Rich's Custom seats in Seattle.
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UPCOMING 2008/2009 BOOK TOUR & CLINIC DATES
All dates include
clinics and signings unless otherwise noted.
...past dates since the book was published 11/06
Triumph Motorcycles of Tacoma, WA
Rally in the Gorge, Stevenson WA
MC Rally, Baker City OR
- 5/14 Lynnwood Cycle Barn,
- 5/3 Factory Motorsports,
Portland OR 10 am
- 3/22 Happy Trails, Boise
Rider Education Day, Tri Cities WA
- 2/22-24 the
Inland Motorcycle Show in Spokane, WA (book signing only)
- 2/13 Eastside
Motosports, Bellevue WA
GWRRA Rider Education Day, Enumclaw WA
- 11/30 - 12/2 Cycle World International Motorcycle Show,
Seattle WA (signing)
- 8/23- 26 -
Sportbike Northwest, WA/OR
- 8/26 - 29 -
Dualsport Northwest, WA/OR
- 7/26 - 28 -
Motorcycle Days in Lexington, OH.Sat/Sun May 5 & 6 -
Governors Run, Bremerton, WA (book signing only)
- 5/5-6 GWRRA Governors Run, Silverdale WA
- 4/28 -
Motosports, Bellevue WA
- 3/17 @11am & 1pm - Battelle Auditorium,
(day ride clinic 11am, overnight clinic 1pm)
- 3/10 @ 10am and 2pm -
Seattle Cycle Center in Seattle, WA
- 3/8 @ 6:45pm - Pro Caliber Motorsports,
Vancouver, WA (FREE Pizza!)
- 2/23-25 - the
Show in Spokane, WA (book signing only)
- 2/3, 2007 at the GWRRA WA District Rider Education
Workshop in Buckley, WA.
- 12/1-3 2006 at the International Motorcycle Show in