The Gear List

My trip is just over 3 weeks away! There has been a lot of interest in what I’m taking with me and how I’m going to carry it, so here it is: The Gear List, divided into categories. It will be updated as I prepare and acquire more things.

The Gear List

Clothing

-Two pairs of shorts for biking (but cycle-specific shorts aren’t my thing)

-Two sports bras

-One short sleeve T-shirt

-One long-sleeve T-shirt

-One tank top

-One pair running spandex

-One dress as off-bike clothing

-One raincoat

-One hooded sweatshirt

-Hella socks and underwear

-Bikini

-Specialized bicycle shoes

Can't go wrong with hospital-issue supplies!

Can’t go wrong with hospital-issue supplies!

First Aid

-Alcohol swabs

-Hand sanitizer

-Neosporin

-Gauze and medical tape

-Hydrogen Peroxide bottle

Bike Repair and Maintenance

-Patch kit

-Two tubes

-Hex wrenches

I've got one of these water bags to keep me hydrated!

I’ve got one of these water bags to keep me hydrated!

-Chain tool

-Chain lube

-Small hand pump

Camping and Survival Gear

-Kelty Salida 2 person tent

-MSR water bag

-Down sleeping bag

-Stuff sack for food (may even bring a bear canister)

-Three caribeaners

-Camping pot

And yes, they really are that orange. Safety first!

And yes, they really are that orange. Safety first!

-Primus camping stove

-Two bungee cords

On the Bicycle Itself

-Bicycle: Trek 520

-Ortlieb back roller classic pair

-Front bike light

-Rear bike light

-SPD pedals

-Also added another set of brakes to use with the most comfortable riding position

Electronics

-iPod & charger

-Laptop & charger

-Cell phone & charger

Miscellaneous

-Plastic bags that newspapers come in to waterproof small items

-Army belt to wear on and off the bike

-My pink flowery flask

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