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Below is a long list of potentially packable items, grouped into several different categories. Consider this list a starting point – a "virtual" pile on the floor. Remove (or add) items according to your own needs and limitations. Check the boxes next to the items you plan to pack for your trip, print this page, and save it for future reference as a handy packing checklist.  This page is fillable, so check off what you think you need and print it!

(Note- If traveling with a group, don't duplicate items, find out what others are bringing and coordinate with them.)


Rain jacket and pants  
Rain gloves  
Summer gloves  
Winter gloves  
Over boots or rain gaiters  
Heated gloves  
Hand warmer packets  
Glove liners  
Heated vest liner  
Microfleece neck warmer  
Fleece head wrap  
Socks and underwear  
Synthetic long underwear  
Long-sleeved shirts  
Turtleneck shirts  
Extra jeans  
Light jacket  
Leather/cold-weather jacket  
Leather pants  
Riding boots  
Leather or denim vest  
Bandanas - two (one for face; one for neck or forehead)  
Goggles/night eye protection  
Change of shoes  
Sock liners  
Cooling neck wrap  
Windbreaker or light jacket  

Bike Maintenance         

Tool kit
Replacement fuses
8-in-1 screwdriver
Spare spark plugs and plug wires
Genuine Harley-Davidson® Motorcycle Oil
Paper funnel
Small can of multi-purpose spray lubricant
Motorcycle jumper cables
Turn-signal and brake-light bulbs
Tire gauge
Bike cover
Cleaning supplies for windshield
Soft cloth
Locking pliers
Needlenose pliers
Side cutters
Clutch cable or clutch saver
Thread locking adhesive
Various nuts, bolts, washers
Torx and allen wrenches
Closed/open-end wrenches(standard and metric - bring only the ones common to your bike)
Basic socket set with one drive (bring only the ones common to your bike)


Basic toiletries  
Emergency cash  
Change for tolls (keep in easy-to-access place)  
Lip balm  
Nail clippers  
Small package of tissue  
Cotton or earplugs  
Contact lens solution  
Moisturizing eye drops  
Fork and spoon in plastic wrapper  
Traveler's roll of bathroom tissue  
Moist towelettes/baby wipes  

Emergency Items

Personal first-aid kit
List of emergency contact numbers (include doctor/medical professional)
List of current medications
List of medical conditions (include allergies)
Small waterproof flashlight
Spare key
Basic cold and headache medicine
Insect bite stick
Utility light
Emergency blanket
Cellular phone and charger; if in a group, make sure not everyone is on the same network
Telephone calling card for a landline, if no cell service is available
Small candle
Waterproof matches and fire-starting kit
Duct tape
Electrical tape
Small amount of (baling) wire
Bottle of water
Energy food bars
Eyeglass repair kit


Ride Plan, Hotel Reservations
Maps if you do not have a GPS                                                               
Bike registration and insurance info
Motorcycle owners or service manual
Motorcycle warranty card
Pen and small notebook
Kickstand board
Camera and film (or disposable camera)
Small sewing kit
Cargo net
Bungee cords (various lengths)
Swiss-style pocketknife or multi-tool
Tote sack
Two or three large trash bags
Small can opener
Bike lock
Extra zipper-lock bags
Small towel