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Cycling Europe 2019: The Equipment List

The free time afforded by the ferry crossing from Plymouth to Santander has, as promised, allowed me to write the list of equipment that I photographed a few days ago. I did leave one item back in Britain, but which one?

1. Maps

2. Cycling gloves

3. Disposable razors

4. Toilet tissues

5. Sun protection cream

6. Soft fibre trek towel

7. Tent (Vango F10 Xenon 2+)

8. Survival bag

9. Toothbrush

10. Deodorant

11. Insect repellent

12. Toothpaste

13. Shaving gel

14. Bar of soap in plastic Tupperware container

15. Micro fibre sleeping bag liner

16. Sleeping bag

17. Camping mat

18. Tent groundsheet / ‘footprint’

19. Antiseptic gel

20. Camera stick / tripod

21. Sunglasses and micro fibre bag

22. iPhone charging cable

23. Rechargeable bike lights (and mount)

24. Power bank

25. Waterproof bags (various sizes)

26. Collapsible camping pot

27. USB stick

28. Earplugs

29. Charging cables (USB & micro USB)

30. Train tickets

31. Head torch

32. Spare AAA batteries (for head torch)

33. Wind ‘muff’ / ‘dead cat’ for Zoom audio recorder

34. Zoom H4N Pro audio recorder (For the podcast)

35. Earphones for Zoom audio recorder

36. Earphones for iPhone

37. Spare battery for Canon DSLR camera

38. Continental plug adaptor

39. Canon DSLR camera USB battery charger & cable

40. Toiletries bag

41. Plastic mug (University of York / Wentworth College)

42. Collapsible bowl

43. Gas burner and bag

44. Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera

45. iPhone X and Quad-lock bicycle case / mount

46. Money

47. SD cards for DALR camera

48. Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera lens zoom attachment

49. First aid kit

50. USB charging plugs

51. Microphone for Canon DSLR

52. Cycle helmet

53. Tool kit ‘water’ bottle

54. Cateye cycling computer

55. Wristband key ring for Koga immobiliser

56. D-lock

57. Spare inner tube

58. Metal tie cable

59. Tyre removal levers

60. Key for Koga immobiliser

61. Various bike tools

62. Cycle Touring Festival water bottles

63. Bank / identity / EHIC cards

64. EU passport

65. Whistle

66. Swiss Army knife

67. Lighter

68. Coffee pot

69. Notebook

70. Tea towel

71. Plastic cutlery

72. Metal knife

73. Camping gas

74. Topeak ‘tablet holder’ (for maps)

75. Security cable with Koga immobiliser connector

76. Bike pump

77. Carabiners

78. Small bungies

79. Chocolate

80. Mixed nuts and dried fruit

81. Hand warmers

82. Rice

83. Pen

84. Wet food mixture

85. Porridge oats

86. Coffee

87. Energy bar

88. Spaghetti

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