Showing posts from August, 2011

What's in the Panniers?

My Ortlieb Classic Panniers are bulging to the brim now with kit ready for the big depart on Tuesday afternoon - but what do three guys take on a three week touring trip through France and Spain?
Here's the low down on what is in our panniers:

Team Kit: Tents - 1 x two man and 1 x single man tent
Trangia Stove and GazLarge copper based panWashing up Liquid
Lightweight custom made cable bike lock and padlockComprehensive Tool Kit - including Leatherman, Chaintool, Multitool, Spare tyres, Tape, Chainlinks, Spare Spokes, Tyre Levers etc.Maps and MapcasePortable SpeakersPlaying CardsWhistleCompassSolar Phone Charger

Individual Kit:
Thermarest Sleeping MatBerghaus Flame 700 Sleeping BagSpork, Plastic Bowl and MugTurbo Flame LighterPetzl HeadtorchBungeesBloc Cycling SunglassesWaterproof/Windproof Coat2 Changes of Cycling KitCasual Shorts and T-ShirtSpare TubeBike LightsGloves - long and short fingerLong-Sleeve Thermal TopSkins Compression TightsLifeVenture Trekking TowelCamera and ChargerM…

Finalised Route Plan for France and Spain

Less than a week before we set off for France and Spain! Here is the finalised route plan: