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My Gear

This is a complete list of everything I travel with on long, multi-week, tours. The weight is 50 lbs (22kilos) on a 28 lb steel framed TREK 520 bicycle. 

1—2018 TREK 520™ touring bike. Weight with saddle, fenders, racks, 3 cages:  

      —black frame: 57cm 

      —w/ Brooks B-17™ saddle included w/bike weight 

      —Schwalbe Marathon™ 700 X 32 tires included w/bike weight

1–Front Rack: Blackburn™ included w/bike weight

1–Rear Rack: Bontrager™ included w/bike weight

1 Set–Fenders front/rear - Bontrager™—included w/bike weight

1–Tool Bag (underseat) from TOPEAK™—1.12 lbs

    A. 3 tire wrenches B. 1 tire patch kit C. 1 allen wrench set D. hex wrench set


4–Panniers: Front—Ortlieb Sport Packer Plus™; Rear—Biker Packer Plus™—8 lbs. 

1–Handlebar front bag : Ortlieb™ Ultimate 6 M Classic—1.10 lbs

     w/ waterproof map case by Ortlieb™

1 set–Paper maps from TransAmer (12 pieces)—2 oz each. Travel with 3 maps = 6 oz.

1–Phone mount w/waterproof case—3 oz.

Assorted bungee/tie down cords—8oz 



1–Tent: Proforce Snugpak Ionosphere™ w/footprint — 5 lbs  

1–Sleeping Bag - Forclaz™ Trek 500; 59 degree, synthetic insulation — 1.10 lbs

1–Sleeping mattress Scotus™ inflatable 1/4" —1.2 lbs

2—Water proof dry sacks—2 lbs

1–Bath supplies—

    A. soap 3oz B. razor 2oz C. toothbrush, paste 5oz D. Korean towel 3oz E. toilet paper 5oz


1—Spoon—2 oz 

1—USMC™ knife—6 oz. 

3—water bottles w/3 water bottle cages w/ screws—9 oz.


1-Assorted Tool bag—3.1 lbs 

    A. freewheel remover B. bottom bracket tool C. adjustable end wrench D. blade E. extra tire patch kit.

    F. 1-tube of Park Tool™ grease—4 oz. 


1- spoke wrench - not yet

1–chain link remover tool - not yet.

1–spare folding tire 700 X 32 Continental Gator™—13 oz. 

3–extra presta valve tubes 700 X 32 - any brand—5 oz.

1–tire pump—8 oz. 

1–Duct Tape—7 oz

2-3 rolls of black electrical tape— 4 oz each = 12 oz.

1-rag, chain wax (solid), wax (liquid) - 10 oz.

1-Loctite™ for screws - 3 oz.

1-nut and bolt assortment - 6 oz. 

1–Box of business cards—4 oz

1- package of stickers



1–Flashlight w/AAA batteries—4 oz 

2–Glasses: sun and night—4 oz

1–OFF™ Mosquito Repellent: 12 oz

     A. Sun Screen & Chap stick 

1 - Drone DJI mini 3 pro


1—Purse w/wallet items, passport, ID's, drivers license, calendar, other—1.3 lbs+

1—Bible w/ other reading materials—12 oz. 

    A. Waterproof pocket notebook book w/ waterproof space pen  B. journal 

3 –Power Banks and phone chargers w/ cables—1.10 lbs

1–Android Redmi™ cell phone—6 oz

2–Head light rechargeable - Generic from Philippines—11 oz




    GoPro Hero 7 and 8 black w/cables w/3 extra batteries—1.6 lbs

    gorilla stick for GoPro—11 oz   



2–short sleeve (jersey types w/rear pockets) - from Lazada™—8 oz each X 2 = 1 lb. 

2–set gloves w/out fingers—4 oz

1-cold weather stocking hat - 3 oz.

1–set glove cold weather - wish list. buy in USA. — est 10 oz

1–pairs Darn Tough™ Vermont Socks (Marino wool blend)—3 oz

1- Bontrager Espresso™ 9.5 biking shoe—1.8 lbs

1- Biking shoes toe covers

1 - Biker shoe rain covers 

1-long compression pants w/padding—12 oz. 

1–running shoe for off days/church—1 lb 

2— Biking shorts w/chamois from Lazada™— 8 oz each X 2 = 1 lb

1-non-biking, off duty, free time, travel cargo pocket shorts - 1.4 lbs

2–long sleeve biking shirts—7oz each X 2 = 14 oz (1 lb)

1 Set - Rain gear - top, bottom  

1–Helmet from Bontrager Stravos™—10 oz

2–Underwear—4 oz each X 2 = 8 oz

1-Long under wear Under Armour for cold weather

1–Safety vest w/safety triangle by ACA™—4 oz.


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mountain house freeze dried
Park Tool grease
bibles 2
hard drive
spoke wrench
spanner wrenches
leg protectors
520 label
bbremoval tool
adjustable end wrench
map case
Contenental Gator spare tire
reflective triangle
map set
bike with gear sample
28 days Freeze Dried
sleeping bag
business card back

file photo of my helmet: Bontrager Stravos

yellow panniers

File photo of my front panniers—my panniers are second hand


file photo of my Bontrager fenders

mess kit

file photo of a typical Boy Scout mess kit I have used for over 40 yrs


Solar recharging system for phones and cameras.

panniers two rear

File photo of my rear panniers

Snugpak Ionosphere Olive Tent

File photo of my tent

strava bike cover

My downloadable app for my Android phone to record my progress, routes and times

brooks b17

File photo of a Brooks B-17 bicycle saddle made in Germany

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