Equipment List

This is my equipment list for touring. Like many other things in my life, it’s a work in progress. Things in bold are on my list, but not with my equipment yet. So far I have the following:

Bicycle

  • Surly Long Haul Trucker 56 cm Olive
    • Kalloy Seat Post 27.2 x 400mm Silver
    • Shimano UN-54 Bottom Bracket
    • Sugino XD600 26-36-46 74/110 Cranks
    • VO Stem 27 degree 26.0 mm 110 mm reach
    • VO Polished 52mm Zeppelin Fenders
    • Surly Nice Cromoly Racks, front and rear
    • SRAM i-Light Dynamo 730 Front QR 36H Cycling Hub 3.0W
    • XT M760 Mavic 36 Hole Touring 700c Wheelset
    • Schwalbe 40mm x 700 C Marathon Folding Tires
    • Shimano Tiagra 9 Speed Front Derailleur 28.6mm
    • Custom built 9-Speed Touring Cassette 13-15-17-19-21-23-26-30-34
    • Brooks Flyer Special Honey
    • Paul Component Engineering Love Lever 2.5
    • Paul Component Engineering Thumbies
    • Shimano SL-BS77 9-Speed Bar End Shifters
    • Pletscher Two Leg Kickstand
    • Shimano Deore Normal Low Rear Derailleur
    • Kalloy Ultimate Touring Handlebar
    • Extra Shortened Handlebar and Stem for handlebar bag
    • Stainless Water bottle cages
    • charging circuit (USB and AA battery)
  • Lighting
    • Lumotec IQ Cyo N Plus
    • Toplight Flat Plus
    • Frog Flashers
  • Bags
    • Arkel GT-54 Grand Touring Rear Panniers
    • Arkel GT-18 Grand Touring Front Panniers
    • Carradice Pendle saddle bag
    • Arkel Big Bar Bag

Camping equipment:

  • Campmor +20 down sleeping bag – 1.3 kg.
  • Cocoon Cotton mummy sleeping bag liner – 355 gr.
  • Cocoon Travel Pillow – 95 gr.
  • Exped Downmat9 1.1 kg.
  • MSR Skinny Too Tent 2 kg.
  • Tent Footprint – 205 gr.
  • Adventure Medical Kits Emergency Bivvy – 120 gr.

Weight of camping equipment – 5.175 kg.

Chemicals

  • blue loctite
  • silicon grease (tube)
  • Boeshield T-9
  • proofide
  • Chain-L No. 5 chain lube

Clothing

  • Merino wool sweater 355 gr. 12.5 oz.
  • 2 LL Bean travel shirts 520 gr. 18.3 oz
  • 2 wool undershirts 420 gr. 14.8 oz
  • wool long sleeve undershirt 220 grams
  • silk long undershirt 110 grams
  • 2 pair padded shorts – 300 gr.
  • wool long underpants – 195 gr.
  • silk long underpants – 105 gr.
  • B Spoke Tailor Custom Wool Knickers
  • 2 pair Columbian GRT Omni Dry convertie tavel pants – 950 gr.
  • swimming trunks – 225 gr.
  • 2 pair silk socks – 53 gr.
  • 3 pair wool socks – 220 gr.
  • neoprene socks – 142 gr.
  • 5 hats, 2 wool bicycle, 2 cotton bicycle, 1 cotton baseball 220 gr
  • 1 pair wool arm warmers – 71 gr.
  • 1 pair wool leg warmers – 120 gr.

Weight of clothing – 4.226 kg 9 pounds 5 oz.

Rain Gear

  • Rain legs – 235 gr.
  • wind/rain shell – 155 gr.
  • helmet cover rainproof – 30 gr.
  • rain proof poncho

Weight for rain gear – 420 gr.

Equipment

  • camelback
  • glove liners
  • rear view mirrors
  • riding glasses
  • helmet
  • gloves short and long finger
  • nathan vest

Weight for Equipment – gr.

Documents

  • Airline/Bus/Train ticket info
  • ATM cards
  • bank checks
  • business cards (special for bike trip, email, phone, address
  • credit cards
  • drivers license
  • emergency ID
  • emergency medical ID (dog tag)
  • medical insurance card
  • money
  • prescriptions

First Aid Kit

  • Acetominophen
  • Adhesive tape
  • Antacid tablets
  • Anti-bacterial ointment
  • Antihistamine
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Bandage – adhesive
  • Bandage – triangular
  • Butterfly would closures
  • Cough drops
  • Gauze pads
  • hydrocortisone
  • Immodium AD
  • insect repellent
  • Iodine
  • lanaseptic
  • Salt tablets
  • Sunscreen dermatone
  • vaseline (tube)
  • zinc tablets

Food

  • brown sugar
  • cliff bars
  • coffee
  • couscous
  • dried fruit
  • fig newtons
  • garlic
  • gatorade powder
  • lentils
  • minute rice
  • mixed nuts
  • oatmeal
  • olive oil
  • onion
  • peanut butter and jelly
  • raisins
  • soup mix
  • Spices
    • salt
    • pepper
    • italian spice blend
    • dill
    • cinnnamon
    • cumin

  • tea

Kitchen

  • Pinnacle Soloist Cook Set,
    Trangia Alcohol Stove w/windscreen,
    lighter,
    firestarter,
    dish soap,
    washcloth
    1/4 cup stainless measuring cup
    636 gr.
  • French Press coffee maker mug – 405 gr.
  • dishcloths from synthetic chamois
  • 6 egg keeper – 71 gr.
  • pot holder

Weight for kitchen – 1.041 kg.

Miscelaneous

  • Aluminum foil
  • batteries and charger
  • bike lock & cable 9′
  • bungee cords
  • campsuds biodegradable liquid soap
  • cargo straps
  • change (quarters for showers)
  • duct tape
  • earplugs
  • eye shades
  • halt! pepper spray (dog repellent)
  • Journal
  • liquid laundry soap
  • led flashlight
  • maps
  • nitrile rubber gloves
  • plastic rain cover for bike
  • plastic trash bags
  • pens & pencils
  • postcards
  • rags for cleaning bike
  • reading book
  • rubber bands
  • safety pins
  • sewing kit
  • sleeping mask
  • sewing kit
  • stamps, one book first class
  • tie wraps
  • umbrella for shade – 260 gr.
  • variable size drain plug for sinks
  • wet wipes
  • wire ties
  • zip lock bags


Spare parts

  • brake pads
  • hose clamp
  • brake cables
  • deraileur cables
  • spokes 2 of each size
  • FiberFix emergency repair spoke
  • tire boot
  • repair chain 5 links with quick link
  • patch kits – 2
  • quick links
  • spare tubes – 4
  • spare tire
  • spare nuts and bolts for racks


Tech Accessories

  • cell phone and USB charger
  • Canon Powershot A530
  • tripod
  • watch
  • Norhtec Gecko Edubook
  • NiMH AA batteries – (16 = 1 lb 1.5 oz)
  • Yaesu VX-3R FM HT Transceiver


Toiletries

  • breath drops
  • comb
  • deodorant
  • glasses
  • nail clippers
  • CLIO battery operated electric razor
  • soap (Grandpa’s pine tar)
  • toilet paper
  • tooth brush
  • tooth paste
  • shower cap
  • isopropyl alcohol
  • waterless hand cleaner (tube)


Tools

  • allen wrenches
  • open end box wrenches
  • channel lock pliers
  • leatherman
  • Park multi-tool mt-1
  • multi-screwdriver
  • tire levers
  • tire pump
  • Stein mini cassette remover
  • tweezers


Water purification

  • Sweetwater Guardian Water Purifier
  • Bleach 2 oz
  • Plastic eye dropper

Here’s a breakdown of what the items I am carrying weigh.

  • Bike and bags 54.5 lbs
  • Tent & Sleeping gear 10 lbs
  • Tools and spares 7.5 lbs
  • Water filter, pers hygene & first aid 3 lbs
  • rain suit, batteries & charger 4.5 lbs
  • clothing 5.5 lbs
  • cookstove & food 10.5 lbs
  • misc handlebar bag 3 lbs

total 98.5 lbs

With rider on board ~ 285 lbs

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