GEAR

CURRENT GEAR for Bikepacking from Arizona to Argentina

BIKE

  • Advocate Cycles: Seldom Seen.
  • Stans: ZTR Major, no tubes 27.5″ wheels.
  • Terrene Tires: Chunk (tough), tubeless, 27.5 x 3″.
  • Ergon: GP5 hand grips.
  • Brooks: Cambium C19.
  • Specialized: Bennies Platform Pedals

BAGS

  • Roadrunner Bags: Jumbo Jammer (front).
  • Sealine: Lightweight dry bag (rear)
  • Rogue Panda Designs: Oracle Rolltop Downtube Bag
  • Revelate Designs: Gas Tank, Jerry Can, Mountain Feedbag (2).
  • Salsa Cycles: Anything Cage Bag (2).

BOTTLE CAGES & RACK

  • FRAME: King Cage: Manything Cage (3).
  • FRONT FORKS: King Cage: Manything Cage (2).
  • HANDLEBAR TOP MOUNT: King Cage: Iris King Cage.
  • REAR RACK: Ratking Frames/Tumbleweed Bikes: T-Rack.

BIKE STUFF: tools, spare parts, etc

  • Voile Straps
  • Cable and lock.
  • Planet Bike: Super flash taillight.
  • Cateye: Enduro Cycle computer.
  • Lezyne: Microfloor HVG Pump (8 oz).
  • Multitools: Lezyne V10 (3.6 oz), and Leatherman PS4 (1.9 oz).
  • Tire boots, tire plugs, chain lube, rag, presta to schrader adapter, gorilla tape, tenacious tape, needle & thread, shoegoo, tire levers.
  • Tubeless sealant.
  • Tubolito inner tube & patch kit.
  • Spare brake pads, quick links, cables, spokes, valves, derailleur hanger, and a few bolts.
  • Fiskers small scissors.

PERSONAL GEAR

THE BASICS…

  • Giro: Hex helmet.
  • Dabrim: Classic Visor (attached to helmet).
  • Bike gloves.
  • Luna Sandals: OSO 2.0
  • Native Eyewear: Sidecar Sunglasses.

SLEEPING…

  • Enlightened Equipment, Convert Down Quilt/Sleeping Bag 10°F (25.5 oz).
  • Cocoon, hyperlight air-core pillow (2.4 oz)
  • Gossomer Gear, nightlight sleeping pad (~5 1/2 oz).
  • Zpacks: Duplex tent, listed under shared gear.

WATER VESSELS & KITCHEN…

  • Klean Kanteen: 64 oz and 27.5 oz.
  • Valtcan, 450ml titanium cup, with lid (2.5 oz).
  • Opinel Knife (No8), small (1.5 oz).
  • Sea to Summit, Alpha Light Spoon (short, 0.3 oz).
  • Keychain style can opener.
  • 2 Mini binder clips (for keeping food packages closed).

TOILETRIES…

  • Toothbrush (cut down), Uncle Harry’s Natural tooth powder, floss, piece of comb, piece of eyeliner, lip balm, Qtips, toilet paper.
  • Nail clippers.
  • Lena, menstrual cup.
  • REI mini multi-towel. (0.8 oz)

FIRST AID / MEDICINE…

  • Arnica salve.
  • Arnica tablets.
  • Betadine.
  • Rubbing alcohol.
  • Echinacea.
  • Probiotics.
  • Various herbs: turmeric, ginger, cloves, oregano (depends on what I can find).

CLOTHES…

  • Shorts.
  • Tank top.
  • Northface, Sunshirt.
  • Haglofs, Essens Mimic Jacket, with hood (synthetic).
  • Patagonia, lightweight long sleeve zip neck shirt (3.6 oz).
  • Tatoo, lightweight, full zip, polartec hoodie.
  • Darn Tough, Wool Socks (altered to tabi).
  • Seirus, Stormsock (altered to tabi).
  • Thin liner socks (for sleeping).
  • Underarmour, Coldgear Tactical Leggings (~6 oz).
  • Lightweight leggings.
  • Homemade ultra-sil raingear (~6 oz), includes jacket, chaps, tabi booties, mittens.
  • Marmot Precip rain jacket.
  • Homemade softshell mittens.
  • Light gloves.
  • Buff, polar (1.5 oz).
  • Buff, half (0.5 oz).
  • 1 pair underwear.
  • 2 sports bras.

MISC…

  • Gossomer Gear, ~35L Kumo Backpack (17.45 ounces).
  • Bandana.
  • Sunhat.
  • Wallet, stuffsack purse, and passport.

ELECTRONICS, etc

  • Steripen, Ultra water purifier, UV light (4.8 oz), charges via USB.
  • Petzl, Elite (mini flashlight, 1 ounce) and spare batteries.
  • Petzl, Zipka headlamp.
  • iPhone 8 Plus.
  • Small 2 port wall charger.
  • Sandisk, MP3 Sansa Clip.
  • Headphones.
  • Charge cords.
  • Anker, 10000mAh powerbank.
  • Anker, 21W dual USB solar charger.
  • Yichumy, Phone SD card reader.
  • Extra SD cards.
  • Sony NEX 5T camera (charges via USB).
  • Spare camera battery.
  • Camera brush, blower, cleaning cloth, and sensor swab (1).

ART SUPPLIES…

  • 5 colored paper squares ~6″.
  • Brushes, cut down, (2).
  • Princeton, Catelyst tool (cut down).

SHARED GEAR…

  • SteinCo.: Mini Cassette Lock.
  • 2 personal sized cuben fiber ground sheets.
  • ZPacks Cuben Fiber Duplex Tent (21 oz).
  • 2 carbon fiber tent poles (5 oz).
  • 9 aluminum v-style tent stakes (2.7 oz).

NAVIGATION…

  • iPhone: using GPS apps and map PDF’s.
  • MapOut app.
  • Gaia GPS (classic) app.
  • Google maps, for more urban routes where signal is available.
  • Occasional paper maps & route descriptions.