Many Travellers are carrying a lot of overweight through their extended Travels. Have to fight higher repair bills und breakdowns. And are less capable at muddy or sandy terrain, because they are just to heavy. They had to use the winch, because they did bring them with. There are some very easy ways to avoid such overweight.
Tyre Repair Kit: As we have to save weight we should just carry one spare tyre with us. That looks a bit risky for travelling abroad. But with a tyre repair kit you can carry a Plan B.) without a lot of weight. You save 50kg for the Rim and Tyre, another 35kg for the rear tyre holder.
Tyre repair kit: https://amzn.to/2OEIKTP
Winch alternative: Instead of mounting an heavy winch with rope and a mounting-kit there a newer products on the market who is a lightweight alternative. You can too save the weight of the belonging recovery gear, you still need whith carying a winch..
And yes, you can even recovery backwards with bogout. Depening on your terrain you should consider a twin set or carying diff locks.
Save around 65%
Air Jack (6 kg) can replace an bulky and heavy Hi-Lift Jack with 15kg. It is maybe not the device which you can use 50 times, but we travellers usually dont had to recover ourself that often. You also will save the Hi-Lift monting-Kit.
At sandy terrain it is also a nice device for vehicle recovery.
Air Jack: https://amzn.to/3bvf58F
Save around 70%
Air Compressor: https://amzn.to/30r38dT
Save around 70%
They are easy to setup and solid.
Side Awning: https://amzn.to/3cjLHBF
To travel lightweight next time, many travellers did adress directly after theyr journey at theyr vlog, blog or website. I think with the stuff adressed above we travellers can life with. Yes, not everything is better than that we did replace it - but saving space and weight, let us travel more relaxed!Articles you might also be interested in:
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