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 Gaz Large copper based pan Washing up Liquid Lightweight custom made cable bike lock and padlock Comprehensive Tool Kit - including Leatherman, Chaintool, Multitool, Spare tyres, Tape, Chainlinks, Spare Spokes, Tyre Levers etc. Maps and Mapcase Portable Speakers Playing Cards Whistle Compass Solar Phone Charger Individual Kit: Thermarest Sleeping Mat Berghaus Flame 700 Sleeping Bag Spork, Plastic Bowl and Mug Turbo Flame Lighter Petzl Headtorch Bungees Bloc Cycling Sunglasses Waterproof/Windproof Coat 2 Changes of Cycling Kit Casual Shorts and T-Shirt Spare Tube Bike Lights Gloves - long and short finger Long-Sleeve Thermal Top Skins Compression Tights Lif

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: