bluedrag (bluedrag) wrote,
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Bike trip packing list (work in progress)

Мама родная, сдохну я всё это тащить.

(This assumes touring in relatively civilized area, where clean water and food is available from time to time, and it's possible to find a pharmacy in case of medical problems.)

Camping gear
* tent
* sleeping bags
* pads
* cooking gear(?): pan, bowl, cup, spoon/fork
* knife, can opener
* rope
* matches
* insect repellent?

Bike gear
* spare inner tubes (3)
* tire levers
* patch kit
* multitool
* lights: front helmet mounted (doubles as a flashlight) and rear
* emergency repair: electrician tape, zip ties
* bungee cords, the more the better
* bike lock

Personal/hygiene
* toothbrush
* toothpaste
* floss
* hair comb
* toilet paper

Medical
* antibiotic ointment
* bandaids
* gauze pads
* what else?

Documents
* if traveling internationally:
- passport
- for children: birth certificate; other parent consent letter (notarized?)
* driver's license
* medical insurance
* credit and debit card
* cash + coins

Electronics
* camera + charger
* cellphone (optional)

Food
* waterbottles: 3?
* energy bars: many
* food for the first 1-2 days: sandwiches, fruits
* salt?
* tea?
* what else?

Clothing
* shorts: 2
* pants?
* t-shirts/jerseys
* underwear: a few
* socks: 1 pair, wool
* sweater?
* bike gloves
* rain coat

Beach
* towel (!!!)
* swim suit
* sunglasses
* sun cream?

Misc
* maps; route notes; addresses/phone numbers of potential overnights
* list of bike shops along the way
* pen and paper
* compass?
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