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A Bicycle Trip Packing List
  1. Check For Following Condition Before Packing
    1. tires worn
    2. cables frayed
    3. brake pads worn
    4. bottom bracket and head set: loose or bound
    5. a spoke is broken
    6. a wheel is out of true
    7. pump does not work well
    8. gears do not shift smoothly
    9. chain is stretched
    10. loose screw or bolt: rack, bike shoes, packs
    11. brakes: to tight, to loose
  2. Bike Tool
    1. vice grip
    2. screw driver: slotted, phillips
    3. duct tape
    4. alan wrenches
    5. spoke wrench
    6. chain tool
    7. tire irons
    8. tube patch kit (lots of patches and glue OK)
    9. tire patches (for holes in tire not tube)
    10. zip ties
    11. chain lube
  3. Bike Gear
    1. 3 extra new tubes
    2. extra rack and pack bolts
    3. visor
    4. helmet
    5. fenders
    6. rear view mirror
    7. pump
    8. rack: front, rear
    9. bike lites and or flashers
    10. reflective clothing for chest area.
    11. 2 bike water bottles
    12. pack: front, rear, handle bar
    13. bags to organize gear and food in packs
    14. rag
  4. Hygiene
    1. tooth: brush, paste, floss, night guard
    2. sun screen lotion
    3. hanker chief
    4. desitin (or similar)
    5. nail clipper
    6. toilet paper, hand sanitizer, small plastic bags for used toilet paper.
  5. Cook Gear
    1. utensils: cup, bowl, spoon, dull knife
    2. cooking: pot, stove, fuel, lighter
    3. cleaning: paper towels
  6. Clothing
    1. bike: shorts, gloves, mittens, shoes, jacket, ear cover
    2. bike: lighter and heavier long sleeve top
    3. bike: lighter and heavier long leg bottoms
    4. bike: pedal covers or foot gaiters
    5. rain: jacket, pants
    6. glasses: bifocal-sun, bifocal-clear
    7. camp pants with legs that zip off
    8. light shoes or sandals for camp
    9. socks: one per 2 days (good in rain)
    10. tee shirts: one per 2 days
    11. underwear: one per day
  7. Camping Gear
    1. water: pump, 2-quart bottles, bag
    2. tarp for ground cover or rain protection away from tent.
    3. parachute cord (enough to hang tarp and food)
    4. bug repellant
    5. head light and batteries that fit.
    6. sleeping bag and thermorest
    7. straps or bungee cords
    8. tent, with poles and ground cloth
    9. sharp knife with opener
    10. maps, compass
  8. First Aid
    1. band aids, tape, scissor
    2. anti-inflammatory: aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen
    3. salt pills
    4. antiseptic cream
  9. Misc
    1. phone and charger
    2. extra small and large zip lock bags
    3. plastic shopping bags (for garbage)
    4. watch

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