Gear

fully loaded touring bike

BIKE CHECK
Frame – Bianchi Volpe 61cm
Fork – Bianchi Volpe
Headset – Shimano 105 1″ threaded (JP)
Stem –  Alico YC chromoly
Bars – 3T Forma 44cm
Wrap – Cinelli Cork Ribbon (IT)
Shifters – Shimano SL-BS79 Dura-Ace (JP)
Brake levers – Shimano BL-7402 Dura-Ace (JP)
Front brake – Paul Neo-Retro (US)
Rear brake – Paul Touring Canti (US)
Brake pads – KoolStop Thinline salmon (US)
Front hub – Phil Wood  48 hole high-flange (US)
Rear hub – Phil Wood  48 hole 10speed (US)
Skewers – Salsa Stainless Flip-offs (US)
Spokes – DT Swiss Competition (CH)
Rims – Velocity 700c Dyad (AU)
Tires – Panaracer RiBMo 700×32 (JP)
Crankset – Shimano 105 5703  30-39-50t 172.5mm (JP)
Bottom bracket – Shimano BB-6700 Ultegra (JP)
Front derailleur – Shimano FD-6703 Ultegra (JP)
Rear derailleur – Shimano RD-6700 Ultegra (JP)
Cassette – Shimano Ultegra 10 Speed 12-25t (JP)
Chain –  Shimano (JP)
Pedals –  Shimano 105 SPD-SL (JP)
Seat post – Kalloy SP-242, 26.6mm diameter
Saddle – Brooks Flyer Special (GB)
Front Rack – self-made custom (US)
Rear rack – (formerly unknown) Beto
Fender set – Velo Orange Hammered 45mm
Bottle cages – Specialized basic (JP)

ON BIKE
Front light –Cateye HL-EL135 LED (CN) -this was left out last min. Head lamp did double duty.
Rear light – Planet Bike blinky
Computer – Cateye Strada wireless (JP)
Bell – Japan Brass (JP)
Helmet – Catlike Whisper Plus (ES)
Front panniers – Cannondale Expanders (US)
Rear panniers – Cannondale Overland (US)
Handle bar bag – Arkel Big Bar Bag (US/CA)
Mirror – Bike Peddler Take-a-look-mirror (US)
Water bottles – Polar Bottle 24oz (US)

CAMPING
tent – Eureka Backcountry 2 (KR/CN)
tent stuff sack, 9L – Sea to Summit (CN)
ground tarp – Campmor basic
sleeping pad – Therm-a-Rest NeoAir large (US)
pad cover – hand stitched bed sheet
pad stuff sack – Western Mountaineering (US)
sleeping bag – Western Mountaineering Megalite 30° (US)
silk bag liner – Sea to Summit (CN)
sleeping bag dry sack – Sea to Summit 35L (CN)
rope (US)
compression straps (CN)

CLOTHES
Hind bike shorts (US)
Pearl Izumi bike shorts (US)
Biemme Team Kostritzer  jersey (IT)
Nalini Team Crédit Agricole jersey (IT)
Outlier Climbers pants (US)
Outlier Three Way Shorts (US)
Outlier Ultrafine Merino Pol0 (US)
Outlier Merino T (US)
Outlier Summer Merino Baselayer (US)
Outlier Packable Heat Windbreaker (US)
Outlier Merino Hoodie (US)
Outlier Cap (US)
EMS rain jacket (CN)
EMS rain pants (CN)
De Soto Arm Cooler Sleeves (US)
various socks – DeFeet, Swiftwick, SOS, (US)
walking shoes – BMW x Adidas (VN)
cycling shoes – Shimano (CN) Then upgraded to Bontrager
flip flops
thin gloves – Pearl Izumi (CN)

COOKING
cook set – MSR BlackLite Classic
stove  – MSR Superfly (US)
fuel (various)
lighter – mini Bic (US)
fruit knife
Jane’s salt & pepper (US)
can opener – P-38 (US)
coffee mug
spatula
fork/spoon/knife – Kupilka (FI)
dish soap – Sierra Dawn CampSuds (US)

TOOLS
cassette lock-ring tool – Modified Park FR-5 (US)
spoke wrench – Park SW-0 black (US)
chain tool –  Park CT-5 (US)
8/10mm open end wrench – Park CBW-1 Brake (US)
15/32mm open end wrench – Park RW-1 (US)
3, 4, 5, and 6mm hex wrenches – Bondhus L Wrench Set (US)
phillips driver – Xcelite P1 (US)
tire levers  – Park (US)
patch kit – Park GP-2 glueless (US)
pump – Topeak Road Morph
chain lube – Tri-flow 2oz (US)
brass presta adapter
tool pouch – PAC Designs (CA)

SPARE PARTS
tubes x3 (TW)
extra chain pin (JP)
chain tool push pin (US)
spare tire – Continental Top Contact folding 700×28 (DE)
spare brake cable (TW)

PHOTO
Canon EOS 3 SLR (JP)
Spare Kodak 2CR5 battery (US)
Canon lens EF 35mm f/2 (JP)
OP/TECH USA Super Classic Strap-Bino 3/8″ (US)
cloth (JP), dust blower, lens pen
Manfrotto MTT2-P02 (IT)
Domke F-34L Protective Wrap (US)
Fuji film (JP)

BATH
gallon sprinkle cap
bar soap – small zip-lock
razor and blades
shave cream
Cateye mirror (JP)
toothbrush/toothpaste
hand rag
half shower towel
nail clippers
tweezers
First Aid kit (US)
Dermatone SPF 36 Z- Cote: 4oz (US)
Chap Stick SPF 30 lip balm (US)
2 handkerchiefs (and i lost both on the same day about half way though my trip)
TP

MISCELLANEOUS
iPhone (CN)
Panasonic RF-P50 fm-am radio (ID)
Mead notebook (US)
ink pens
Sharpie 32101 Twin-Tip black marker (US)
Case 64090R SS (US)
ID/passport/bank card
grocery saver cards
Ray-Ban prescription glasses (IT)
Ray-Ban sun glasses (IT)
Brunton 9041 key ring compass (US)
Princeton Tec Fuel head lamp (US)
large zip-lock bags
clothes clips
maps
bike lock