Cycling The World Gear


  • 2008 Surly Crosscheck.


  • Ortlieb Classic (non PVC version) x2.
  • Ortlieb Dry Bag.
  • Ortlieb Handlebar Bag.
  • Ortlieb Document Case (to hold maps to the handlebar bag).


  • Topeak Super Tourist. 


  • Mach 1 240 36-Hole Rims on XT Hubs
  • Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tires (28×1.5 inch)


  • Shimano Acera 42/32/22
  • SLX Med. Cage Rear DerailleurUltegra Front Derailleur
  • Deore 11-34 Cassette
  • SRAM Chain
  • Deore 9-speed shifters
  • WTB Super V Saddle
  • Dia Compe Aheadseat
  • Tektro Linear-pull brakes (”V Brakes”)


  • Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2


  • Origin brand immitation Shimano SPDs. (not pictured)


  • Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 Sleeping Bag
  • Thermarest fast and light sleeping pad.
  • Sierra Designs Rain Shell.
  • Patagonia Expedition Weight long underwear bottoms
  • Polarmax Med. Weight Long Underwear Top
  • Marmot Ama Dablam Hooded Down Jacket.
  • Marmot Dri-Clime Jacket.
  • Fleece Gloves
  • Smartwool socks (medium weight)
  • A Ski Hat and an umbrella that I have to replace
  • 1 pair of shorts, a couple pairs of underwear, a couple pairs of socks, 3 t-shirts, and a long-sleeved shirt.
  • Sugoi liner/chamoix shorts
  • Fox Incline gloves


  •  Acer laptop computer
  • SPOT GPS messenger device
  • Two portable hard drives to record data
  • Sony SR-11 Video Camera
  • Canon IXUS 80 digital still camera
  • Apple iTouch and iPod shuffle
  • Various flashing lights
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