Friday, May 7, 2010

Equipment list


Bicycle 

  • Surly Long Haul Trucker 2009 :)
  • with fenders
  • with Shimano PD-A520 SPD Pedals
  • with Minoura SBH-300 Seat Bottle Holder + 2 bottle holders + 2 750ml bottles (only attached when required)
  • with Minoura Extra long bottle holder + extra long bottle (1.25 litre) with sports cap
  • with 2 normal bottle holders + 2 zefal 1 litre bottles


Racks
  • Front rack - Surly nice rack
  • Rear rack - Tubus

Bags

  • Topeak tour guide handlebar bag
  • Ortlieb front roller plus panniers (pair)
  • Ortlieb back roller plus panniers (pair)
  • Vaude 30 litre cycling backpack (will be bungee'd onto rear rack most of the time)

Electronics on the road

Mobile phone

  • Nokia phone
  • Spare nokia phone (my old one)
  • AC charger
  • spare battery
  • handsfree
  • emergency phone charger (charges from AA batteries)

Music

  • iPod 16 gig
  • Creative Vision:M 60 gig
  • Creative USB and adapter
  • iPod cable
  • iPod AC charger

PDA

  • Dell Axim (an old thing)
  • AC charger
  • Monitor cable
  • Spare stylus
  • USB retractable
  • spare SD card
  • USB host + cables
  • nav-man GPS receiver + SD card (may be dropped)
  • battery charger
  • bluetooth mini keyboard

Camera

  • SLR camera
  • Lens
  • Filter (polarizing)
  • USB Cable
  • Tripod
  • Bottletop tripod
  • SD card
  • old Pentax camera? 
  • mini camcorder?

Hymini charger

  • Wind turbine
  • 4 x Solar panels
  • bike attachment
  • Dynamo
  • AC charger
  • Adapters

Storage

  • Hard drive (USB)? 
  • SD card reader
  • USB drives
  • USB hub

Torches and bike lights

  • 1 x 7W led flashlight / front bike light + handlebar mount
  • 1 x 1/2 W 9 led flashlight + handlebar mount
  • 2 x planet bike tail lights
  • 1 x dynamo (wind-up) 3 led headlamp / flashlight / front bike light

Other

  • SPOT PBS/GPS tracker
  • mini alarm clock (with silent/vibrate function) + thermometer
  • gps / waypoint finder
  • elastic rope and octopus straps for tying tent, sleep mat and backpack onto rear rack


Personal Hygiene

  • Pure Soap - also ok for clothes washing, hair washing
  • Travelmate (it's a female thing)
  • Sunscreen, zinc
  • Insect repellant
  • Divacup
  • Peri bottles x 2
  • Toilet paper
  • First aid kit + extra bandaids, bandages (pressure, triangle)
  • Tablets - panadol, nurofen, stemetel, anti-histamine, imodium, immuno suppresant, anti-biodics
  • Condoms, morning after pill
  • Water tablets
  • Earplugs
  • Nail clippers
  • Hair scissors
  • iPood (trowel)
  • 1 small bottle alcohol hand cleaner
  • 1 small pkt wet ones
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Towel
  • Face washer
  • small foldable bowl (actually a cordura dog water bowl, good for washing hands, 'navy showers', and washing small items of clothing


Clothing

  • Down jacket
  • warm jacket
  • 2 x buff headwear
  • long-fingered gloves
  • cycling gloves
  • short-fingered gloves (warm)
  • fleece socks
  • base camp socks
  • thongs
  • long johns
  • short-sleeved thermal top
  • long-sleeved thermal top
  • track pants
  • hi-vis vest
  • 2 x cycling undershorts
  • 2 pair underpants
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 1 pair jeans
  • 1 x cycling top
  • 1 x t shirt
  • 1 x long sleeved button-up shirt
  • beanie
  • neck gaiter
  • ear warmer
  • gaiters - good for riding through long grass / spiky things
  • booties
  • raincoat
  • waterproof pants
  • 2 x cycling socks
  • Shimano cycling shoes with cleats


Camping gear

  • Tent (may be dropped til Qld / warmer months)
  • Fly / poncho
  • Ground sheet
  • Bivvy bag 
  • Mosquito netting 'single size' (may be dropped til Qld / warmer months)
  • Headnet (mosquito netting) (good for use with bivvy)
  • Ultralight Hammock
  • Silk sleeping bag liner
  • Thermal sleeping bag liner
  • Down sleeping bag - mummy with hood, full zippers
  • Thermarest zlite sleeping pad
  • Thermarest pillow (this may be dropped)
  • Heavy duty light rope


Cooking gear

  • 2 mini pots
  • trangia stove
  • trangia windshield
  • firestarter
  • matches
  • lighter
  • metho
  • bowl, plate, cup
  • cutting board/strainer
  • spatula/knife + spork x 2
  • 2 x sharp knives
  • scourer, dish cloth
  • detergent 
  • foldable wash bowl (large)
  • Thermos
  • Air tight box for food storage


Spares and tools

  • zefal all-aluminium pump (attached to frame)
  • tyres (foldable spares)
  • tubes (at least two)
  • gaffa tape and electrical tape
  • heavy duty rubber bands
  • zip ties
  • gloves
  • 1 packet hand cleaner (for emergency mechanical work degreasing!)
  • string
  • degreaser
  • disposable gloves (good for mechanical work + picking nettles!)
  • zip ties
  • spare chain
  • mini chain cleaner
  • spoke wrench
  • bottle of chain lube
  • spare brake cables
  • spare gear cables
  • spare spokes
  • fiberfix (emergency spoke fix)
  • seat clamp
  • zefal pump spare parts
  • emergency non-rechargable 4 x AAA, 4 x AA batteries
  • bottom bracket
  • chain breaker, chain links
  • 3 pronged socket tool
  • large socket rachet
  • phillps, flathead screwdriver
  • multi-tool
  • hex tool
  • tyre levers
  • puncture repair kit w/ extra patches and cement
  • spare bolts - various
  • wirestripper / pliers
  • scissors
  • ortlieb spares
  • ortlieb straps
  • tyre boot
  • spare SPD cleat screws


Other

  • binoculars
  • compass
  • steripen + charger + solar charger
  • harmonica
  • notebook + pens
  • reading material
  • maps, cue sheets, atlas/refedex
  • citronella candles
  • bike lock + cable
  • keys + spare keys
  • sunglasses
  • clear glasses
  • map case
  • mirror
  • whistle
  • sewing kit
  • odometer
  • watch
  • MSR Miniworks EX water filter
  • MSR dromedary 10 litre water bag
  • 4 pegs for use with washing line (use rope or string or trees)


Batteries for electronics

  • 2 x nokia phone batteries
  • 2 x PDA batteries
  • 2 x Spot batteries
  • Rechargeable AAA x 24 (6 packs)
    • 4 x AAA navman gps batteries 
    • 9 x AAA for bike light/torches
    • 6 x AAA for rear lights
    • 2 x AAA for GPS waypoint finder
  • Rechargeable AA x 16 (4 packs)
    • 2 x AA for emergency nokia charging
    • 4 x AA for PDA charging
    • 4 x AA for SLR camera
    • 4 x AA for old camera
  • odometer battery spare
  • alarm clock batteries
  • spare watch battery 

Some of the cold weather gear will be dropped once I get to Qld.

3 comments:

Gavin said...

Looks like way too much stuff. I would plan to reduce the load along the way, either by post, drop off points or give away. Thanks for the list.

Angus Kingston said...

That is such a long list! Good too see you are taking some protection.... gators are a good idea because one prick can get you into trouble.. ;)

Maree said...

Angus, I suspect you're not just talking about snakes, thorns and gaiters. :P