Packing lists

Discussion in 'Touring and recreational cycling' started by lugger, May 30, 2006.

  1. lugger

    lugger New Member

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    Please list all the clothing and gear and stuff you bring when you tour.
    Please give details, like brands and models of your equipment, how well your stuff worked for you and the length and weather of your tour. And, of course, your tips, lessons and advice.
     
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  2. petesig

    petesig New Member

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    My standard list for a typical 4 - 10 day bushtrack tour is something like this:

    Tools
    6” shifting spanner
    pliers
    2 tyre levers
    Topeak Alien multi-tool
    8mm spanner
    chain tool
    6mm allen key
    spoke key
    cassette remover
    screw driver (dual head)
    cleaning brush
    puncture repair kit
    tyre boot

    Spares
    gear & brake cables
    spokes (inside handlebar)
    headlight bulb
    brake pads
    adhesive tape
    zip ties (asstd. sizes)
    baling wire
    hose clamp
    steel rod (5 x 110mm)
    assorted nuts & bolts
    2 tubes
    grease tub
    chain lube

    Camping & Cooking
    tent
    groundsheet
    extra rain fly
    Thermarest mat
    candle lantern
    camp stool
    stove & fuel
    cooking set (w/pot grip, matches, lighter, dishwashing liquid)

    mess kit
    serrated knife
    cutting board
    wooden spoon
    water purification tablets
    kitchen sink
    6L water bag
    sleeping bag
    silk sleeping sheet

    Clothes - cycling
    T-shirts x 3
    cycling jersey
    knicks x 2
    Double Happy shorts
    lycra tights
    thermal underwear
    socks x 4
    cycling jacket
    fleece top
    Mont rain jacket
    Netti overpants
    cycling shoes
    cycling mitts

    Clothes - casual
    shirt
    jeans/travel pants
    sandals/street shoes
    sun hat

    Personal toiletries
    toothbrush )
    toothpaste )
    shaver )
    soap ) all in kit bag
    shampoo )
    pocket knife )
    ear plugs )
    bath plug )

    travel towel
    first-aid kit
    small roll toilet paper
    folding trowel

    Food storage
    assorted plastic food jars
    snap-lock bags
    insulated lunch pack

    Extra items
    LED head torch
    digital camera
    fly net
    thermometer (clipped outside handlebar bag)
    compass
    maps & map pocket
    ocky straps
    pens
    walkman & tapes
    books
    cycle bidons
    bike computer
    1.5L water bottle
    stuff sacks
    sunglasses
    UV blockout
    RID insect spray
    spare batteries
    pegless clothesline

    Winter Gear
    Super-roubbaix skull cap
    Polarfleece jacket
    thermal gloves
    waterproof ski gloves
    Kinetix longs
    overboots (when I get them)

    I know it looks like an awful lot of guff, but it all packs into my 4 Ortlieb panniers, a racktop gear sack and a handlebar bag. I've happily toured the Victorian high plains and the Australian Alps with this gear (including food for 5 days). We looked like this:
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    http://community.webshots.com/photo/402832674/1402860544074746151jNgMop

    Cheers
    Peter
     
  3. geoffs

    geoffs New Member

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    Here is a list of our bits and peices.
    This is what we took to France last year for 6 weeks for the two of us on the tandem. As a tandem doesn't have any more room than a single bike to carry panniers, we don't have room for any excess.

    Clothes

    2 Cycle Shirt
    2 Cycle knicks
    2 socks
    2 undies
    1 vest
    1 rainjacket
    1 long pants
    1 shirt
    1 cycle shoes
    1 Teva sandals
    1 swimmers
    1 goggles


    2 Cycle Shirt
    3 Cycle knicks
    3 socks
    3 undies
    1 vest
    1 rainjacket
    1 long pants
    1 skirt
    1 blouse
    1 cycle shoes
    1 Teva sandals
    2 swimmers
    1 goggles
    1 wrap-cotton

    Tools
    In a bidon pack we have;
    Spare brake and gear cables
    Allen keys 2,2.5,3,4,5
    Patch Kit
    2 tyre levers
    spokey dokey (plastic spoke key)
    Spare tube.
    Main kit
    2 tubes
    another patch kit
    spare tyre (Panracer T-Serv folding)
    Stein Cassete remover
    Spare chain links
    chain breaker
    Leatherman Wave
    Pedal Spanner
    S&S couple tool
    6 spare spokes and nipples
    brake pads
    bar end gear lever
    various bolts and washers
    Tri flo oil
    Grease
    Duct Tape
    Gaff tape
    Electrical tape
    Cable ties
    thermarest patch kit

    Camping & Cooking -
    all cooking gear and food in front panniers
    Tent and thermarests in rackbag
    Macpac Apollo tent (2 person, twin vestibules 3.35kg)
    titanium nails for tent pegs (light and unbendable)
    2 Thermarest ultralight long
    2 Macpac Escapade 350 sleeping bags
    Silk liner
    Petzl led Head torches
    MSR Dragon Fly
    300ml fuel bottle for unleaded petrol 15c/day
    MSR classic Dura lit kit
    non-stick frypan 250 mm
    titanium plates
    spoons & forks lexcen
    sharp knife
    chopping board
    corkscrew
    silicon spatula
    cigarette lighter
    cups
    resealable plastic bags
    Olive oil
    herbs and spices
    salt and pepper
    teatowel
    clothes line (twisty elastic)

    Toiletries
    Contact lens solution
    spare lenses
    toothbrushes
    shampoo also used for dishwashing and clothes
    small microfibre towels
    hairbrush
    razor
    sun cream
    lip cream
    face cream

    Firstaid
    crepe bandage
    tubigrip
    steristrips
    opsites
    non-stick dressings
    paper tape
    sling
    aspirin
    lomotil/antidiarhhoeal
    anti-biotics

    Electronics
    Olympus CZ-8080
    1 G SD card
    256 SD card
    Nikon Coolpix 3500?
    Chargers
    Polar HRM's
    Mobile phone and charger
    LED headlight and tail light

    On the bike we have
    5 750ml bidons
    1 600ml
    Zephal HPX pump size 4
    Tubus pannier racks
    Ortleib Panniers

    Books and maps
    LP cycling France
    phrase book
    dictionary
    Michelin 1:200,000 maps

    passports
    travel insurance
    credit cards
    travellers cheques-American express
    250Euros to take

    Cheers

    Geoff
     
  4. lugger

    lugger New Member

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    Thanks guys, your lists are great. I appreciate how complete they are! I will use them for references.
     
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