Equipment

The following is a list of items that we brought on our trip. The total weight for all the items (except the bikes and ourselves) was approx 50-60 pounds per person.

Bike Equipment

Everyday Use Items Regular Maintenance
  • Bike - Specialized Sirrus Elite
  • CatEye Enduro 2 Computer
  • Bike Lock (U-Lock)
  • Rear Rack
  • Panniers
  • Front Handlebar Bag
  • Rear & Front Bike Lights (front light rarely ever used)
  • Helmet
  • Rear View Mirror (mounted on Helmet)
  • Fenders
  • Bungie Cords
  • Bike Pump
  • Tire Pressure Gauge (one of our pumps has a gauge, but it proved so inaccurate that we required a real one)
  • Chain Lubricant
Repair Gear
  • Spare Tubes (3 each)
  • Tire Patch Kit
  • Chain Tool
  • Spare Chain
  • Extra Spokes (8 each)
  • Brake & Gearshift Cable
  • Park Mini-Tool (Allen Keys, Spoke Wrench, Screwdriver, Tire Levers)
  • Rear Cassette Removal Tool & Chain Whip
  • Small Vice Grip Wrench
  • Duct Tape

Clothing

Necessary Items Rest Day Items
  • Biking Gloves
  • Rain Gear
  • Bike Shorts (3)
  • Bike Jerseys (3)
  • Bike Shoes
  • Socks (3 Pair)
  • Quick Dry Pants (with zip-off shorts)
  • Swim Suit
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Normal Underwear
  • Normal T-Shirt
  • Sandals
Cold Weather Items
  • Warm Socks (1 Pair)
  • Fleece
  • Warm Gloves
  • Long Underwear
  • Toque or Ear Band

Camping

Sleeping/Nighttime Cooking
  • Tent (M.E.C. Wanderer 2)
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Foam Pads (to sleep on)
  • One Burner Stove
  • Fuel Bottle (Nalagene 1L Fuel Bottle)
  • Camping Pots
  • Camping Utensils
  • Can Opener
Survival
  • First Aid Kit
  • Insect Repellent
  • Multitool (Swiss Army Knife)
  • Bear Spray

Personal

Tioletries Miscellaneous
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Travel Sized Shampoo
  • Deoderant
  • Razor
  • Shaving Cream
  • Nail Clippers
  • Toilet Paper (1 Roll)
  • Wallet
  • Pen & Paper (Trip Journal)
  • Camera
  • Small Alarm Clock
  • Maps
  • Route Plans
  • List of friends/family
Survival
  • Sun Tan Lotion
  • Lip Balm (SPF 30)
  • Advil/Tylenol
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