Kit—getting ready

Bikes: Oxford Bike Works (x1 small frame custom colour  + x1 large frame blue, Reynolds 525 frame) Model 1 with customised parts: Cane Creek 40 series headset, 8 speed thumb shifters, Ergon Grips, Tubus racks, hand built expedition wheels (Hand built 36 spoke Deore hubs Ryde Zac 2000 rims) and Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tour tyres (26x 1.75).

test ride at oxford bike work 2016

Our set up will consist of the following per bike:

2 Rear large (Ortlieb waterproof) pannier bags

2 front small (Ortlieb waterproof) pannier bags

1 handlebar bag (Carrdice super C + Ortlieb)

1 back rack (Ortleib waterproof) bag

1 small under saddle tool bag

Full Kit list coming ….

Electrical (Gadgets):

WD MY Passport wifi SD card hard drive (2 TG)

Apple ipad mini 4 (128GB)

Apple Shuffle

Lumix DMC-GX7 Camera (14-42mm lens+ SD cards)

Radio (shortwave, world band radio)

Solar panel and charger (6w) Voltaic

Biolite powerlite mini (rechargeable light)

Apple phones (5 & 6)

Steripen (UV)

Travel adapter

USB cables

Garmin Edge Touring Plus (navigation)

Spot Satellite tracker


Rab 700 sleeping bags

Silk liner

Thermorest NeoAir Xlite sleeping mattress

Hilleberg 3GT tent + ground sheet

Alpkit Tarp

Neck pillar


Aeropress/coffee maker

Primus omnilite ti multifuel stove + fuel bottle

Spare fuel bottle

Primus Eta heat exchange pan 1.8L

Small 1L pan

Primus frying pan

Utensils+cutlery (lightweight)

Sea summit collapsible bowls

Sea summit collapsible washing bowl

Sea summit collapsible large chopping board/plate

Alpkit Titanium insulated mugs



X2 padded cycle shorts (Endura and Queen of mountains)

Sealskin waterproof/breathable socks

Overshoes waterproof covers

Leg + arm warmers (decathlon)

¾ endura trousers

X2 long trousers

X2 fleece

X1 cycle jersey (detachable sleeves)

X1 gilet fleece

X1 gilet windproof (lite)

X4 tshirts

X1 shirt

X2 long sleeve tops

X1 thermal top

X2 over shorts


Patagonia waterproof jacket

Waterproof over trousers

Kleen sandals

Cross trainer shoes

Bathroom+Medical: to add

Bike Tools+Spares: to add

Maps/Book/sketchbooks/art equipment: to add
More to be added….

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