Originally Posted by Howard_Moon
I can't offer much advice on your inquiry, but wanted to say that I'll be making the burning man trip as well. I'm headed from New Orleans on my GS. I was wondering if you had any clever storage methods to store enough water for two people for a week at BM on a 1200 GSA? Good luck with the camping and perhaps our paths will cross.
You posted this question on the other BM thread but I thought I would answer it here.
You won't be able to carry enough water and food for a week, two up on a GSA. One of the members of this site (Kev), was on his way south to Ushuaia a couple of years ago and he rode his 1200GS down to BRC and joined us since we were heading there for BM. You are pretty limited for space as you know, and the theory is to be self sufficient but we had a vehicle so we happily hauled in his water and food (and whisky, and
) for him. Needless to say, we all had a great time.
There is an incredible gifting culture around BM which means you won't go hungry or thirsty but also means it is nice to give something back which means that a bike won't allow you to bring enough of that either.
My suggestion to you would be to go to Costco in Reno. You will see a ton of RVs pull in because that is where everyone stocks up. Connect with some of the BM goers and you can be assured that if they have room, someone would gladly haul in your water and provisions. Just get the coordinates of their camp, and you can pick up your gear upon arrival. If you really connect with someone, you may even get invited to stay at their camp if they have room.
Anyways, ride safe and have a great time, you'll meet a whole host of interesting people.