Packing List

Greg

  • Weight: 75 kg
  • 2011 Kona Sutra
    • Weight: 14.5 kg
    • Stock components except for the saddle which was switched to a Brooks Professional
    • Front and rear pannier racks (rated to 9 kg/30 kg respectively)
    • Front and rear fenders
    • Filzer I-Tool Grande
    • Spare tubes, tire levers, water bottle, pump, presta/schrader adapter…
  • MEC Aqua-Not 3 46 L panniers
    • Weight: 2.25 kg for the pair
    • Waterproof
  • MEC Pannier/Daypack 18 L (Two)
    • Weight: 0.945 kg per pannier
    • Backplate zips off to become a daypack. Used with success for a year of commuting
  • Sleeping Equipment
    • Weight: ~2 kg
    • MEC Raven 0 C sleeping bag (down fill)
    • Silk sleeping bag liner courtesy of some of our friends in Vancouver
    • Old generic Thermarest pad
    • OR compression sack
  • Clothing
    • Windriver waterproof/breathable jacket
    • Westcomb Cayoosh down sweater
    • 3 T-shirts
    • Cycling shorts
    • Longsleeve synthetic shirt
    • Longsleeve button-down
    • Sweater
    • Prana convertible pants/shorts
    • Wool long underwear
    • Tights
    • Merrell hikers (Will need replacement soon)
    • Toque and mitts
    • Biking gloves
    • Spare underwear and socks
  • Arc’teryx Nozone Pack (55 L + overflow ~10 L)
    • Weight: ~2 kg
  • Miscellaneous
    • Petzl Tikka headlamp (obtained by trading a Reverso for it from Will)
    • Swiss Army knife
    • U-lock and chain
    • Medications and toiletries
    • Passport, money, health information, insurance information…
    • Ipod Nano
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat
    • Helmet
    • Bike lights

Lindsay

  • Weight: 70 kg
  • 2012 Trek 520
    • Weight: 13.2 kg
    • Stock components except for a WTB women’s saddle
    • Rear pannier rack (rated to 25 kg)
    • Front and rear fenders
    • Saddlebag with a spare tube and a few tools
  • Ortlieb Bike-Packer Classic panniers (40 L)
    • Weight: 2.08 kg
    • Waterproof
  • Ortlieb Ulimate5 Classic handlebar bag
    • Weight: 0.650 kg
    • Volume: 7 L
    • Waterproof mapcase
  • Sleeping Equipment
    • Weight: ~2 kg
    • North Face -9 C sleeping bag (down fill)
    • Pillow (see down vest)
    • Silk sleeping bag liner courtesy of some of our friends in Vancouver
    • Old generic Thermarest pad
    • OR compression sack
  • Clothing
    • Westcomb waterproof/breathable jacket
    • MEC puffy vest (down fill)
    • 4 T-shirts
    • 2 Cycling shorts
    • Longsleeve Icebreaker shirt
    • 2 longsleeve button-down
    • Sweater
    • MEC synthetic pants
    • Shorts
    • Summer dress
    • Lululemon tights
    • Merrell hikers
    • Boat shoes
    • Toque(courtesy of Sue Mac) and mitts
    • Icebreaker beanie
    • Biking gloves
    • Spare underwear and socks
  • Arc’teryx Altra 62 Pack long (65 L + 7 L overflow)
    • Weight: ~2.2 kg
  • Miscellaneous
    • Petzl Tikka headlamp
    • Leatherman
    • U-lock and chain
    • Medications and toiletries
    • Passport (Canadian and Irish), money, health information, insurance information…
    • Ipod Touch
    • Journal
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat
    • Helmet
    • Cellphone
    • Bike lights

Communal

  • Marmot Limelight 2 Tent
    • Weight: 2.25 kg
  • Asus Transformer Tablet/Netbook
    • Weight: ~1.2 kg with keyboard dock
    • Less user-friendly than a laptop but the solid-state drive was recommended to us by some friends who had experienced mechanical drive failures when cycle touring
  • Guidebooks and maps
    • Bikeline Danube Bike Trail 3 and 4
    • 1:725 000 Reise map of the Western Balkans
    • Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway AND Trailblazer Trans-Siberian Handbook (thanks AT)
    • Russian language textbook (thanks AT)
    • Folding Backgammon but no instructions (thanks AT)
    • Eastern European languages phrasebook
  • Canon PowerShot G9
  • Garmin GPSmap 62s
  • Various plug adapters, chargers, and cables
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