PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION FOR 3 DAYS (SUNDAY 8th APRIL ’18)
The Kibo from Stanforth Bikes is an all terrain, long distance touring bike.
The Novel from DoggyRide is a luxury dog trailer.
All season shelter for solo travellers.
[ilink url=”http://www.brooksengland.com/catalogue-and-shop/saddles/touring+&+trekking/Flyer/” style=”note”]The Brooks Flyer Saddle[/ilink]
1 x North Face Gold Kazoo Sleeping Bag (Donated on route)
[ilink url=”http://www.cascadedesigns.com/therm-a-rest/seating/chair-kits/trekker-chair-kit/product” style=”note”]Thermarest Chair Kit[/ilink]
Lights and Power
1 x Power Monkey Extreme Solar Charger
1 x Head Torch
1 x Optimus Multi-Fuel Stove (new addition Nov 2015, courtesy of Pauline and Cathy)
1 x Pot
1 x Small Frying Pan – use for chopping board and dinner plate.
1 x Spork
I x Cup
1 x Spanner
2 x Tyre Levers
1 x Allon Key for Pedals
1 x Allon Key for Seat Post
4 x Inner Tubes
1 x Puncture Repair Kit – friend absolutely insisted I take; reality is I would hitch hike before using a puncture repair kit.
1 x Pump
1 x Compass – never used but makes me feel like a ‘real’ explorer.
1 x Bikini (The most important piece of clothing!)
1 x Micro Fleece Jumper
1 x Merino Wool Top
1 x Dress
1 x Skirt
2 x Vest Tops
5 x Pairs of Pants
3 x Pairs of Socks
1 x Waterproof Jacket
1 x Helmet
In 1884 American Thomas Stevens cycled around the world on a penny farthing bicycle with his socks, a change of shirt and a rain coat which doubled as his tent and bed roll.
In 1894, Annie Kopchovsky cycled around the world with a change of clothes and a pearl handled revolver.
I wouldn’t get too hung up on equipment, just do it anyway. My first year I was on a £300 city bike and look at the great time I had! WBG