Gear List/Picks - GW Neal Sierra Cascades

People always say that they can't believe there is enough space on my bike to carry everything that I need for my trip. Here is an in depth look at what I'm packing with me. Honestly, I'm probably taking too much and anticipate mailing some things home.  

Frame- Size Large Surly Krampus

Niner Carbon Fork

Stans Arch rims laced to Hope Pro 4 rear hub and Son 28 dynamo front hub. - Maxxis Refuse 40mm tires - tubeless

SRAM XX1 1x11 drive Train. 34 and 28 Chainrings. 

AVID BB7 Disc Brakes

Answer 20/20 Bars - Ergon Grip w/ mini bar ends.

Brooks Saddle.

 

( Frame was given to me by Nicholas Carman. If you would like to read many other amazing adventures that this frame has been on while being piloted by him, check out his blog at : https://gypsybytrade.wordpress.com 

Fully packed bike.

Fully packed bike.

Frame bag by Stephen Balcao.  Repair Kit - 3 spokes, shifter cable,brake cable, Crank Brothers multi-tool, 2 master links, pump, 2 tubes, patches, 2 tire levers, tri-flo,rag, super glue,2 needles, thread, sleeping pad repair patch, space blanket and my tent stakes.  Water - 1 liter MSR Drom, 2 water filters ( Dr.'s Order for the Kidney!) - Will carry a one liter bottle in one of my feed bags and a one liter bottle under my downtube when/if needed.  Dopp Kit - Dr. Brom's Soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, Emergen-C, matches, wet wipes, Benadryl, and Tylenol.     Electonics - Sinwave Dynamo USB Charger, Cashe Battery, Charging Cords for Garmin, iPhone, tail light, and GoPro.  Pills. - They keep me alive. A few of the bottles warn me of impairment when operating heavy machinery. I'll keep that in mind..    There is also plenty of room left over in the frame bag for pizza.   

Frame bag by Stephen Balcao.

Repair Kit - 3 spokes, shifter cable,brake cable, Crank Brothers multi-tool, 2 master links, pump, 2 tubes, patches, 2 tire levers, tri-flo,rag, super glue,2 needles, thread, sleeping pad repair patch, space blanket and my tent stakes.

Water - 1 liter MSR Drom, 2 water filters ( Dr.'s Order for the Kidney!) - Will carry a one liter bottle in one of my feed bags and a one liter bottle under my downtube when/if needed.

Dopp Kit - Dr. Brom's Soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, Emergen-C, matches, wet wipes, Benadryl, and Tylenol.   

Electonics - Sinwave Dynamo USB Charger, Cashe Battery, Charging Cords for Garmin, iPhone, tail light, and GoPro.

Pills. - They keep me alive. A few of the bottles warn me of impairment when operating heavy machinery. I'll keep that in mind..  

There is also plenty of room left over in the frame bag for pizza.

 

Revelate Designs Viscacha Seat Bag  Contents:  Rain Gear - OR Helium II jacket, OR foray pants, MLD Rain Mitts  Six Moon Design Lunar Solo Tent w/ Easton Carbon Fiber Pole  Exped Synat Hyperlite sleeping pad, Exped pillow, Exped Schnozzel air pump/drybag

Revelate Designs Viscacha Seat Bag

Contents:

Rain Gear - OR Helium II jacket, OR foray pants, MLD Rain Mitts

Six Moon Design Lunar Solo Tent w/ Easton Carbon Fiber Pole

Exped Synat Hyperlite sleeping pad, Exped pillow, Exped Schnozzel air pump/drybag

2 Revelate Designs Feed Bags - Top Tube Bag by Stephen Balcao.  Contents:  Garmin Oregon 650, SPOT Tracker, Garmin Watch, iPhone 6 and headphones, Blackburn tailight, sunscreen, sanitizer, OR Sun Sleeves, Endura full finger gloves, passport, wallet, and business cards.  I will also be jamming lots of food into these bags.  

2 Revelate Designs Feed Bags - Top Tube Bag by Stephen Balcao.

Contents:

Garmin Oregon 650, SPOT Tracker, Garmin Watch, iPhone 6 and headphones, Blackburn tailight, sunscreen, sanitizer, OR Sun Sleeves, Endura full finger gloves, passport, wallet, and business cards.

I will also be jamming lots of food into these bags.  

Revelate Designs Harness and Pocket.  Stuff Sack Content:  Clothes- Patagonia Ultra Light Down Coat, Patagonia Capoline Long Sleeve, Aerotech Designs Jersey and Bibs, and Darn Tough Cool Max socks  Sleeping Bag- 10 degree Revelation Quilt by Enlightened Equipment.  Pocket Content: Black Diamond Spot headlamp, GoPro Hero4 and mini tripod ( Thanks Mom and Dad!!), and the Adventure Cycling Association Sierra Cascade Route map set.  There is also plenty of room left in the pocket for an entire package of mini-snickers bars.      

Revelate Designs Harness and Pocket.

Stuff Sack Content:

Clothes- Patagonia Ultra Light Down Coat, Patagonia Capoline Long Sleeve, Aerotech Designs Jersey and Bibs, and Darn Tough Cool Max socks

Sleeping Bag- 10 degree Revelation Quilt by Enlightened Equipment.

Pocket Content: Black Diamond Spot headlamp, GoPro Hero4 and mini tripod ( Thanks Mom and Dad!!), and the Adventure Cycling Association Sierra Cascade Route map set.

There is also plenty of room left in the pocket for an entire package of mini-snickers bars.