- The gear you bring depends on the type of rider that you are. Tigit has a full article about what to bring and wear.
- Vietnam is cold, hot, sunny and rainy regardless of the month. You should be expecting and preparing for all seasons.
- We recommend bringing as much of your own motorbike gear from home as possible.
- The gear in Vietnam is not appropriate for “back home” speeds. Tigit is working on resolving this, but it is still work in progress.
- Bring proper helmets.
- Bring rain suits and not rain ponchos (flap in the wind).
- Keeping your packing to an absolute minimum
- The gear in Vietnam is cheap, but it is not good. Be wary of this when driving and keep your speeds to the local style.
- Rain ponchos are great at low speeds.
- Do not rent a +150cc motorbike and use Vietnamese gear.
- Backpackers always overpack. This is an adventure holiday. Be dirty, or use hotel washing services on route. Carrying a house load of luggage on sub 150cc motorbikes is not a great idea.
- We recommend 15kg or less on our racks.