The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > GENERAL AREA > Motorcycle Camping
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Notices

Motorcycle Camping When, What, and When

Active Threads
0 Rear Sprockets
Last Post: brucstoudt
Posted On: 25 Minutes Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 23
0 Upgrade proof, evidence backed, High Flow Air Filter/intake for EFI 883/1200
Last Post: d10221
Posted On: 32 Minutes Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 4,222
0 This is gonna hurt.
Last Post: toe
Posted On: 34 Minutes Ago
Replies: 8,285
Views: 1,815,963
0 ....1
Last Post: toe
Posted On: 41 Minutes Ago
Replies: 5,987
Views: 351,370
0 WTF Happened
Last Post: SHAKY DAVE
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1,261
Views: 222,396
0 MagnaFlow Riot collector
Last Post: HawkeyeTX
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 793
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: ronccc
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 27,172
Views: 2,820,961
0 Hard to find Neutral
Last Post: ThenCameHarry
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 71
0 Can't clear unread messages
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 114
0 This place still sucks!!!
Last Post: ChinCactus
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 152
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: ChinCactus
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 7,533
Views: 1,158,650
0 0Salt Flat Sporton
Last Post: Iron Mike
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 878
0 Tire Pressure 1979 XLH
Last Post: ThenCameHarry
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 113
0 Iree's late night cafe
Last Post: ZCarFan
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,818
Views: 264,810
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: maltesefalcon
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 49,853
Views: 8,142,812
0 WTB - 66 xlch rocker box parts
Last Post: Iron Mike
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 534
0 DK Customs Air Intake
Last Post: Blacky
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 424
0 1250 Unhappiness 2020 edition
Last Post: Turbo Sporty 48
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 2,376
0 Woke, cancel culture...
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
0 83 XLH w/Velorex 562
Last Post: ferretface
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 20,255
Views: 1,205,571
0 Can you ID this bike?
Last Post: Ireeman
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 334
0 Shady shifter shaft
Last Post: Captain Johnny
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 209
4 Rear Lighting WIRING help
Last Post: Cosmo Kramer
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 420
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: brucstoudt
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,122
Views: 761,171
0 Video - Does your bike REALLY need an oil cooler?
Last Post: DK Custom
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 42
0 What Sort Of Sporty Have You Got?
Last Post: Blacky
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,166
Views: 367,096
0 Official XLForum Poll: What kind of bars are you running?
Last Post: XL_1200C
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 667
Views: 168,986
0 Best seat for long rides
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 140
Views: 35,902
0 Starter motor brushes? (UK)
Last Post: Loony
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 56
More...
Members Birthdays
Mr.Gordon, rayzer13 (58), GrumpyCoyote (52), billet93 (48), beast1 (47), Barney_rubble23 (47), DDT (43), mgaworecki (42), superman5a (40), Phoenix81 (40)
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #61  
Old 18th November 2019
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 46,949
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 18371989
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sportsterpaul View Post
Nigel, there are usb adaptors, small that plug into the battery tender lead,(sae connector) I was able the run a lead to my phone and charge it while it roads in my tаnkbag. They run about $10.00
Wonder if Danny will be back on the forum?
That sounds like just the thing. Who's Danny?
__________________
Folkie
Super Moderator
South East England Riders



There is nothing at the end of any road better than may be found beside it. Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917)
Reply With Quote
  #62  
Old 18th November 2019
sportsterpaul's Avatar
sportsterpaul sportsterpaul is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In a swamp/Michigan
Posts: 15,018
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1460C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2000
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL1200R
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2006
Other Motorcycle Model: XL1200R
Other Motorcycle Year: 2004
Reputation: 13345068
sportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond repute
Default

This thread author, I think he was back on line in 2018?
__________________
I.B.A.#26543,

Dads words of wisdom:”behave and if you can’t behave don’t get caught!”

The XL Forum Sportsterpedia:
http://sportsterpedia.com/doku.php/start
Reply With Quote
  #63  
Old 20th November 2019
Tomcatt Tomcatt is offline
Dazed & Confused
 
Join Date: Feb 2019
Location: Never Never Land
Posts: 1,958
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2017
Other Motorcycle Model: BMW R9T
Other Motorcycle Year: 2015
Reputation: 2513872
Tomcatt has a reputation beyond reputeTomcatt has a reputation beyond reputeTomcatt has a reputation beyond reputeTomcatt has a reputation beyond reputeTomcatt has a reputation beyond reputeTomcatt has a reputation beyond reputeTomcatt has a reputation beyond reputeTomcatt has a reputation beyond reputeTomcatt has a reputation beyond reputeTomcatt has a reputation beyond reputeTomcatt has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Folkie View Post
That sounds like just the thing.
I use one to power my GPS.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...KIKX0DER&psc=1
__________________
2017 XL1200C in SE Wisconsin, USA
Reply With Quote
  #64  
Old 21st November 2019
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 46,949
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 18371989
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Just ordered one of them:

Reply With Quote
  #65  
Old 21st November 2019
sportsterpaul's Avatar
sportsterpaul sportsterpaul is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In a swamp/Michigan
Posts: 15,018
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1460C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2000
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL1200R
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2006
Other Motorcycle Model: XL1200R
Other Motorcycle Year: 2004
Reputation: 13345068
sportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Yep, that’s it, can pick them up for about $10.00-20.00 bucks. Charge away!
Reply With Quote
  #66  
Old 21st November 2019
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 46,949
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 18371989
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

There's not so many places you can get them in the UK, but I found a couple of places selling them on eBay. I got mine for £11.99.
Reply With Quote
  #67  
Old 22nd November 2019
SLW210's Avatar
SLW210 SLW210 is offline
Flat Track Champion
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: Near Ft. Myers
Posts: 613
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2009
Sportster/Buell Model #2: FXLR Low Rider
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2019
Reputation: 1169400
SLW210 has a reputation beyond reputeSLW210 has a reputation beyond reputeSLW210 has a reputation beyond reputeSLW210 has a reputation beyond reputeSLW210 has a reputation beyond reputeSLW210 has a reputation beyond reputeSLW210 has a reputation beyond reputeSLW210 has a reputation beyond reputeSLW210 has a reputation beyond reputeSLW210 has a reputation beyond reputeSLW210 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

They also sell those portable cell phone chargers, external batteries pretty reasonable and no wiring needed. I have one that was given to me, but daughter had it last. She said it worked great, though.

The 2019 FXLR has a USB port under the tank somewhere, thought about getting the battery tender one, but I don't worry that much about my phone, but I might start running my GPS on the bikes soon, so might look into it.

Going camping, leave the phone alone in case of emergency only and should keep a charge for a while.
Reply With Quote
  #68  
Old 5th December 2019
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 46,949
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 18371989
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I bought a second one of the Battery Tender USB charger adapters; so I can carry one on each bike.
Reply With Quote
  #69  
Old 6th December 2019
kobra50 kobra50 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 22
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster
Sportster/Buell Year: 1979
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 2003
Other Motorcycle Model: Electra Glide
Other Motorcycle Year: 2006
Reputation: 2371
kobra50 is a jewel in the roughkobra50 is a jewel in the roughkobra50 is a jewel in the roughkobra50 is a jewel in the roughkobra50 is a jewel in the roughkobra50 is a jewel in the roughkobra50 is a jewel in the roughkobra50 is a jewel in the roughkobra50 is a jewel in the roughkobra50 is a jewel in the roughkobra50 is a jewel in the rough
Default

Your are camping with your motorcycle. Maybe you should give the phone a break.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:15.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC