Kevin Burrett’s Lightweight Gear List For Bike Touring in Europe

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lightweight bicycle touring setup and gear list

Here is the lightweight gear list for my 2016 bike tour across Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

1. Bike

2. Panniers

3. Sleeping/Camping Gear

4. Cycling Stuff

  • 2 sets bibs (Sub4) and jerseys
  • Ground Effect warm beanie
  • Ground Effect raincoat
  • Ground Effect rain pants
  • Shimano MTB shoes
  • Roeckl gloves x1
  • Assos rain gloves x1, (you never know !)
  • Pearl Izumi gilet
  • Sub4 ¾ length bibs, in case it’s cold in the mountains
  • Specialised helmet

5. Other Stuff

  • Thongs (Sub4) for ‘après velo’
  • T Shirts x 2
  • Shorts x1
  • Sneakers x1
  • Kathmandu long sleeve jersey x1
  • Bathers
  • Microlight towel x1
  • Cap

If you’d like to watch my entire 2016 bike tour across Portugal, Spain and France, please see the following four videos:

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