FAQ

The Basics

  • On the road since October 2012
  • 2016, January to July, I've been to 20 states, 6 National Parks and 2 temp/workamping gigs.

Motorcycle

  • 2007 Harley FLHT
  • 1584 ccs
  • 96 cubic inch
  • Over 130,000 miles
  • Modification for pulling: Oil Bud Oil Cooler, hitch from MCHitch
  • MPG pulling trailer: 30-40 MPG

Worn part replacement: (first time unless otherwise stated)

  • Y- pipe 95,000 miles
  • Drive belt at 100,000 miles
  • Wheel bearings, front and rear 120,000 miles
  • Fuel lines inside tank and fuel filter 128,000 miles (also before living on the road around 30,000 miles)
  • Primary chain foot tensioner 128,000 miles
  • Front fork gaskets 130,000 miles 
  • Engine has not been rebuilt in any capacity at this time.

Regular maintenance:

  • Rear tire replacement every 5000 miles
  • Front tire replacement 15,000 miles
  • Oil Change 2500 to 5000 miles
  • Spark plugs with oil change
  • Brake pads 15,000 - 20,000 miles

*Learning to do all my own work on the bike as I go.


Trailer

  • 2012 Little Guy Rascal
  • 490 Dry Weight
  • 30amp
  • Trickle charge solar panel
  • Small marine battery
  • Full size bed
  • No kitchen
  • Remodeled inside 2015

How can I afford to do this?

Here is a blog post on Costs of Living Simply... my monthly budget.


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