Packing List for Bicycle Touring

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HANDLEBAR BAGCAMPING GEARCOOKING GEARTOOLS AND PARTS
warm gloves
bike computer
small stuff sack
needed meds
Sunscreen
hand sanitizer
Kleenex
travel wipes
toilet paper in ziplock
hat
mini first aid kit
comb/brush
dog spray (optional)
sunglasses
maps, guides
wallet (ID, Health card,
travel insurance, etc.)
Knife
Camera
Cell phone
MISC
water bottles
bike lock
helmet
cycling shoes
booties (for rain –
grocery bags work in a
pinch)
electronic/computer
gadgets as desired (plug
-in or solar chargers)
Thermarest or substitute
sleeping bag
small pillow or stuff sack
straps to tie things together and on
your racks
clothesline/rope
ziplock bags
headlamp/flashlight
extra batteries
bike lights
lighter
clothes detergent or Camp Suds
water container/shower with strap
thin nylon tarp
water filter if needed
fire starters
fuel
mess kit (fry pan, pots)
cup with lid
spatula, pot gripper, lighter/matches,
detergent, pan cleaner, spices, oil
FOOD SUGGESTIONS
peanut butter
jam, honey
egg mix or eggs
skim milk powder
juices
Gatorade mix
bagels/buns/wraps, etc.
Vegetables
fruit
coffee / tea
cheese
oatmeal
dried meals/noodles/chili/soups/pasta
GORP
freeze-dried meal favourite spices
canned salmon, sardines, etc.
– (dependent on your
skill level – don't carry it if you don't know
how to use it) The essentials are
tube
tire levers
pump
chain lube
screwdriver
allen keys
spokes and/or “S” spokes
patch kit
various Multi-tools are available – (bigger is
not necessarily better) test to make sure it
works for you)
cables (rear brake and derailleur, yoke)
spoke wrench
duct tape
chain tool
PERSONALFOOD SUGGESTIONSADDITIONAL
toiletries (soap,
shampoo, deodorant,
shaving supplies, sink
stopper and quarters or
loonies, floss,
toothbrush and paste)
camp towel
2+ underwear
1 cotton or wool socks
2 polypro socks
bathing suit
wind pants
rain gear
sandals
cycling jersey(s)
T-shirt
fleece jacket
cycling shorts and tights
non-cycling clothes as
desired
peanut butter
jam, honey
egg mix or eggs
skim milk powder
juices
Gatorade mix
bagels/buns/wraps, etc.
Vegetables
fruit
coffee / tea
cheese
oatmeal
dried meals/noodles/chili/soups/pasta
GORP
freeze-dried meal favourite spices
canned salmon, sardines, etc
a good book or e-reader
notebook and pen
addresses
binoculars
a comfy “situpon”
cards, games
small backpack
anvil
bricks for ballast
lead weights or cast-iron fry pans
*last three items only for the really dedicated
cycle-tourist in training!
Revised July 2013 - R. Keall