Sunday, 9 December 2012

103. Packing list - what's on the bike and in the panniers

The bike...

Frame - Thorn Raven Tour alloy eccentric MK2 Trad. British Racing Green (steel) size: 537L
Forks - Thorn Twin Plate crown fork
Shimano un54 (110mm English thread/68mm shell) bottom bracket
Headset - FSA Orbit XL II headset 1 1/8” threadless, black
Rohloff Speedhub 500/14, black, 14 speed, 32 hole
Rohloff reversible steel sprocket 16t
Shimano 9-speed chain HG 53
Front hub - Shimano XT M760 32 hole front hub, rear QR skewer for 135mm hub
Rims - Rigida Andra 30 CSS, 32 hole (Rohloff drilling), 26”, black
Chainset (original - thorn alloy 110PCD 170mm - no longer original)
Chainring (original - Thorn alloy single 110PCD reversible, 38t - no longer this make or size)
Stem - Thorn 1 1/8” alloy front-loading threadless stem
Handlebars - Thorn comfort bars MK2, black Ergon grip & bar end grip
Tyres - Schwalbe Marathon Mondial 26” x 2.0
Brakes - Shimano LX v-brakes (front & rear)
Shimano Deore M511 brake levers
Mudguards - SKS (MG65W), black
Saddle - Brookes B17 Imperial, black
Seatpost - Thorn alloy
Pedals with toe-clips & straps
Thorn steel expedition rear rack, black
Thorn steel lo-loader front rack, black
Bottle cages - x2 Profile Cages + x1 Composite MTN bottlecage / bottles
Lights (front and rear LED)
Odometer
Panniers (Ortlieb back roller classic front and rear)
Handlebar bag – Ortlieb 5 ltr
Waterproof duffel bag – 20 ltr
Bike lock (incl. spare keys)

Repairs and spares...

Puncture repair kit
Tyre levers
Pump – Zefal HPX Size 1
Swiss army knife
Spanners
Thorn multi-tool incl. chain remover & spoke tool & Torx-20 screwdriver for Rohloff
Adjustable wrench
Hacksaw blade
Toothbrush (to clean chain)
Spare tyre
Inner tubes – Schwalbe SV13 26”x1.5-2.5 presta valve
Brake cables
Gear cables
Rohloff spare cables for internal hub
Spare spokes x6 (x2 front, x4 rear)
Chain links
Brake blocks – ceramic (J) regular (E)
Rohloff cleaning oil (100 ml) – use 25 ml every 5000km
Rohloff speedhub oil (100 ml) – use 20 ml every 5000km
Chain oil
Spare drain screw for Rohloff speedhub
Cable ties
Bungee cords
Loctite 511
Pack of spare nuts/bolts, etc (esp. for racks)

The bedroom...

North Face Flying Frog tent / plastic groundsheet
Spare aluminum sleeves for fixing tent poles
Sleeping bag - Snugpak winter down bag
Sleeping bag liner
Pillow
Inflatable sleeping mat
Head torch

Clothes...

Cycling shoes
Flipflops
Socks
Underwear
Down jacket
Cycling shorts x 2
Cycling shorts – outer x 1
Trousers
T-shirts (x2)
Long-sleeved shirt
Light fleece
Thermals
Waterproof jacket
Cycling gloves
Helmet
Sun hat
Sunglasses
Spare glasses
Foil blanket
Bandana
String
Washing powder

The kitchen...

MSR Whisperlite International stove / fuel bottle / maintenance kit
Cooking pot – aluminium 2 litre
MSR Waterworks EX Micro water filter
Nalgene bottle
MSR collapsible water bottle 5 litre
Water purification tablets
Food containers
Spoon, knife, mug
Lighters

The bathroom...

Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Razor & spare blades
Deodorant
Shampoo
Sunblock cream
Lipbalm (with suncream added)
Toilet paper
Towel/washcloth
Soap
Dental floss

The hospital...

Anti-malarial tablets
Antibiotics
Ibuprofen
Imodium
Oral rehydration sachets
Mosquito repellent
Plasters
Assorted bandages
Assorted dressings
Anti-septic cleaning swabs
Scissors
Zinc oxide tape
Butterfly stitches
Safety pins
Multivitamins & cod liver oil
Charcoal tablets
Zinc oxide cream
Eye drops
Anti-histamine cream
Anti-fungal cream
Needle & thread

The office...

Passport
Passport photos
Journal
Notebook
Pens
Insurance documents incl. blood group info
Copies of recent bank statements
Bank cards
European health insurance card
Guidebook
Maps
Money belt
Wallet
Driving licence
Hostelling International card
Letter of introduction from Department of Foreign Affairs
Flash drives
WHO vaccination book
Emergency contact numbers and addresses
Envelopes and writing paper
Compass
Camera (with 8 GB and 2 GB SD cards)
Spare batteries
IPOD / USB cable / headphones
Kindle (incl. cover and usb cable)

Bangkok, Thailand

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