Bike Touring Gear List

Here is my bike touring gear list. I used this in my bike tour down the west coast in 2007 during my warm up for my PCT thru-hike. I like the BoB Trailer for bike touring as it keeps everything in one place. I don’t have to worry about weight distribution.
I have made a few small changes from my 2007 bike touring set up, but for the most part it’s the same. I’m much more of a hiker than bike touring person but as my racing days become less the appeal of bike touring and bikepacking grows. Next year I plan of doing a lot of bikepacking.
Here is a link to what I’m carrying as far as gear goes.

This list could change but this is the plan as of right now.  I will post my clothing and gear list soon.

The list:

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Item Manufacturer
Bike Specialized S-works 19”
Fork Surly 1×1
Trailer BoB Trailer
Tires Schwalbe Marathon Duremes 2.0
Wheels HandSpun XM719 rims on M756 XT hubs w/DT Comp. Spokes & Al nipples
Fenders Planet Bike Full ATB
R. Derailleur Sram 9.0 ESP
F. Derailleur Shimano XTR
Cranks/BB Shimano Deore
Pedals Shimano XT
Cassette Sram 970 11-34 9spd
Chain Sram PC970
Brake Levers Avid FR-5
Brakes Shimano Deore V-brakes
Shifters Sram EPS GripShift
Handle Bar Answer Aluminite
Bar Ends No name
Stem Salsa CroMoto
Computer Cateye Micro Wireless
Headset Chris King
Seat Post Easton EA-70
Seat Specialized Allas
Handlebar Bag Ortlieb Ultimate Plus 5
Feed Bag Revelate Designs Mountain Feedbag
Trailer Bag Ortlieb Rack Pack
Front Flasher Planet Bike Blaze 1W
Rear Flasher Planet Bike Superflash

2 Comments

  1. Scatman says:

    No quantities shown, are you carrying spare tires, wheels, for bike & BOB?

    My father asked me this via email.

  2. Scatman says:

    Between the two of us we will have one spare tire for the bikes, 6 tire boots (very large patches for side walls), 4 tubes each, 2 trail tubes, and a lot of patches.