Most motorcyclists that head off traveling load their bikes down with way more than they need. They think to themselves, hmmmmm, this might come in handy. Yeah, right. And if I take 10 pairs of underwear it will mean longer between laundry stops. It is a slippery slope:
That’s okay. I used to do the same. Over the years I have found that less is more when travelling. Less to pack and unpack. Less you have to find space for. Less to worry about. Easier to find things quickly when you need them.
Everyone finds a balance. You can always donate unused items along the way or mail them back home if they are expensive.