I know when I was researching what to take with me it was handy to see what other people packed on similar trips. Whilst I’m still refining my ‘stuff to pack’ list, below is where it’s at right now.

The Bike:
Ridgeback Panorama – standard build
Ortlieb front and rear classic paniers
Shimano MT60 cycling shoes – great for cycling and walking so cut down on overall weight!
Exped Dry bag – 40L (for back rack with tent and sleeping bag)
D-Lock and Kryptonite Kryptoflex cable

Camping and misc stuff
Hilleberg Akto Tent
Multimat – thermal sleeping mat
Deuter Travel Lite 300 sleeping bag
Pillow case – stuff clothes inside to make pillow at night
Tatonka pan sets – 2 of the smaller ones
Whisperlite International – MSR+ fuel bottle
Thermal mug
Bowl, chopping board cutlery
Sheath knife (Bison Bushcraft knife, it’s lovely)
Lightweight towel
First Aid Kit
Assos Chamois Cream
Avon Moisturiser – makes great anti midge/mosquito repellent
Back up paper map, just in case
Book for those lonely evenings
Washbag with assorted toiletries (sounds posh)
Travel wash
Food – pasta, cereal bars, energy gels, tuna, bananas, tangfastics – this list varies
Journal and pens
Book to read

Merino base layers x 2 (Icebreaker)
Endura FS260 Bib
Endura Hummvee Lite cycling shorts
Endura waterproof
Northwave Evolution Air Bib Shorts
Northwave Evolution Air Short Sleeve Jersey
BBB Cycling Sportsglasses
North Face trousers
Short sleeved shirt
T-shirts x 2
Swimming shorts
Limited supply of pants and socks!

Garmin Edge 810
iPhone 16 GB
iPad 2

Bike stuff
Chain/Cable lube
Spoke tightener
Chain link fixer
Puncture repair hit
Spare inner tubes x 2
Cable ties – a must have
Bungee cords
Gaffer tape…

Travelling Lobster

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