Gear List

Bike Gear

  • Bike: Surly Troll
  • Handlebars: Butterfly Handlebars with ergo grips
  • Brakes: Avid bb7 brakes
  • Crankset: Shimano LX
  • Derailleur: Shimano Deore
  • Cogset: Shimano HG
  • Chain: KMC X10
  • Front Rack: Surly Nice Rack Front
  • Rear Rack: Surly Nice Rack Back
  • Fenders: Bontrager
  • Seat: Brooks B 17
  • Bottle Cages: 3 standard
  • Pedals Shimano spd double pedals

Bike Accessories

  • Back Panniers: Ortlieb roller classic
  • Front Panniers: Ortlieb roller classic
  • Handlebar bag: Ortlieb ultimate 6
  • Blackburn top tube bag
  • Bicycle lock: Kryptonite U lock and 4 ft cable
  • Helmet
  • Bike bell
  • silicon handlebar phone mount
  • Side Handlebar Mirror
  • Click stand plus brake bungees
  • Pump
  • Extra quick release chain link
  • Extra spokes
  • Extra tubes
  • Repair kit for flats
  • spare bolts, nuts and washer
  • bike multi tool
  • 4x mini bungee cords
  • 2x compression straps
  • Bungee net for drybag on top of back rack


  • MSR Dragonfly multi fuel stove
  • Pot REI nonstick with nonstick saucepan for lid
  • Plastic Spatula/Spoon
  • Titanium spoon
  • Sea to summit seal and go cup and bowl
  • Spice and oil container
  • Lighter
  • foldable bowl/cutting board
  • Knife (part of leatherman)


  • Tent: MSR Hubba Hubba nx with footprint
  • Sleeping pad: Thermarest All Season
  • Sleeping bag: 20 degree Enlightened equipment, Revelation sleeping bag quilt
  • Silk sleeping bag liner
  • Sea to summit inflatable pillow
  • Alite mayfly chair


  • Laptop: Asus Transformer book T100H with protective case
  • 2 Terabyte waterproof external hard drive
  • Anker 21 watt solar charger
  • Bike Computer: Cat Eye 9
  • Camera: Nikon D 5200  with 16-85 mm lense and 70-300 mm telephoto lense
  • Go pro hero 4 silver
  • Kobo E reader
  • Headlamp: Black Diamond revolt rechargeable headlamp
  • Luci light solar lantern
  • Music: Ipod touch 32 gb
  • Headphones: Bose Soundsport
  • External Battery: Anker 13000 Mah and fast charging 10000 Mah
  • double fast charge USB wallport charger
  • Multiple usb charging cords
  • 2X 32 GB micro sd cards
  • 2x 64 GB micro sd cards
  • Mobile phone + locally sourced SIM cards
  • UE boom bluetooth speakers


  • 1x Bicycle shorts liner
  • 1x athletic running shorts
  • 2x shorts/swim trunks
  • 1x casual pants
  • 1x athletic pants
  • 1x thermal bottoms
  • 1x merino wool long sleeve shirt
  • 2x synthetic athletic shirts
  • 1x cotton casual shirt
  • 2x button up dress shirt/sun shirt
  • Half sun buff
  • Marmot rain jacket
  • Mountain hard-wear ghost whisperer down jacket
  • 1x sun hat
  • 1x Baseball hat
  • 1x Wool Hat
  • 3 pairs low cut socks
  • 1 pair long wool socks
  • low cut hiking shoes
  • Chaco sandals with toe straps


  • Passport
  • insurance card
  • mission statement
  • copies of above documents
  • Ibuprofen
  • Antibiotics
  • antimalarials (to be bought while on the trip)
  • compress
  • bandaids
  •  scissors (part of leatherman)
  • Mosquito head net
  • Mosquito net (to be bought while on the trip)
  • Baseball hat
  • tweezers
  • basic toiletries kit


  • Lock blocker
  • padlock
  • electronics dry bag
  • duct tape
  • electrical tape
  • zip ties
  • superglue
  • Pen, pencil, sharpie marker
  • 35 liter dry bag backpack (strapped to top of back rack as bag)
  • Maps
  • Gift photos
  • Leatherman
  • 50 ft of reflective cord
  • sunglasses
  • sea to summit towel
  • water purification tablets
  • sawyer squeeze water filter
  • patch kit for tent/sleeping pad
  • tent pole repair kit

3 thoughts on “Gear List

    1. Hi I actually dont use any “clipless”shoes. I havent gotten any yet for the trip and since they are hybrid pedals I cycle even with my chacos if its warm enough. I feel i should get some SPD cleats though to take full advantage.


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