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Nomadic packing list

I am no expert at cycle touring or nomadic living so my packing list might be totally off. But these are the things I will be packing when I start my nomadic life.

Note: I am not a weight weenie and I am leaving to cycle long-term. This isn’t a packing list for your average 2-3 week cycle tour.

Transport

  1. Vivente World Randonneur touring bike
  2. Cycling helmet
  3. Water bottles
  4. High visibility vest
  5. Alpacka Alpaca pack raft
  6. 4-piece paddle
  7. Spray deck
  8. PFD

Camp gear

  1. Mont Moondance 1 tent
  2. Ground sheet
  3. Inflatable mattress
  4. Mountain Designs sleeping bag (0’C rated)
  5. Mountain Designs thermal sleeping bag liner
  6. Black Wolf self-inflating pillow
  7. Pillow case
  8. Picnic blanket

Kitchen 

  1. Sea to Summit 360′ gas hiking stove
  2. Deloite self-igniting gas hiking stove
  3. 2 x 450g gas cannisters
  4. Kathmandu pot hiking set
  5. Small cast iron fry pan
  6. Small tongs
  7. Egg flip
  8. Spoon
  9. Fork
  10. Butter knife
  11. Tea spoon
  12. Hunting knife
  13. Bottle opener
  14. Can opener
  15. Plastic cup
  16. Small plastic plate
  17. 2 x small blue Sea to Summit quick dry towels as tea towels
  18. One Pot recipe book
  19. Collapsible 25L water container

Clothes

  1. Kathmandu 800 weight goose down jacket
  2. Kathmandu Altica 100 weight fleece jumper
  3. Kathmandu thermal t-shirt
  4. Kathmandu windproof cycling vest
  5. Long-sleeved thermal top
  6. Thermal long johns
  7. Mountain Designs Brass Monkeys fleece trousers
  8. Cotton trousers
  9. 2 x drill cotton shorts
  10. 2 x lightweight polyester sports shorts
  11. Long sleeved button-up shirt
  12. 3 x t-shirts
  13. 4 x boxers
  14. 4 x pairs of socks
  15. Mountain Designs Goretex rain jacket
  16. Rainbird rain pants
  17. Buff
  18. Sun hat
  19. Thermal gloves
  20. Outer gloves

Shoes

  1. Shimano MTB cycling shoes with SPD cleats
  2. Merrell Trail Glove running shoes
  3. Flip flops

Hygiene

  1. Roll toilet paper
  2. Toothbrush
  3. Toothpaste
  4. Floss
  5. Soap
  6. 2 x green Sea to Summit quick dry towels
  7. Razor
  8. Lip balm
  9. Hand sanitizer
  10. Nail clippers
  11. Scissors

Emergencies

  1. First aid kit including space blanket
  2. Spot tracker
  3. Chain break tool
  4. Cycling multi-tool
  5. Spare chain
  6. Spoke tensioner
  7. Spare spokes
  8. Small shifter

Communication / work

  1. Mobile phone
  2. 2 x spare mobile phone batteries
  3. Mobile phone charger
  4. Macbook
  5. Macbook charger
  6. Mobile wifi device
  7. Mobile wifi device charger
  8. University texts
  9. Solar charger

Personal items

  1. Travel journal
  2. Pens
  3. Reading book

Luggage 

  1. Ortlieb classic roll-top front and rear panniers
  2. Large dry bag for rack top
  3. Bike Bag Dude half-frame bag
  4. Bike Bag Dude handlebar roll
  5. Oveja Nero seat post bag
  6. The OMM lightweight 30L hiking pack with 4L map pouch

Food

  1. Staples
    1. Pasta
    2. Noodles
    3. Tomato sauce
    4. Soy sauce
    5. Herbs and spices
    6. Stock cubes
    7. Dried beans
    8. Eggs
    9. Powdered milk
    10. Cocoa
    11. Corn flour
    12. Tea bags
    13. Sugar
  2. Other: whatever takes my fancy in the place I’m at; I like real food.

 

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