Cycle touring kit list – for non-camping softies who like toys and comforts!

We have been revising our essentials only kit list  we prepare for our month in Spain in October.  So far we plan to take:

Norman (Jacqui much the same in panniers (2@4.5kg) and bar bag(1.7kg), but no saddlebag)

BarbagOrtlieb Model 4 (weighs in at 2.7kg)
Wallet with cash and cards
Travel Tickets (train and ferry)
Next accommodation details
Travel Insurance Card
E111 Euro Health Card
‘Business’ Cards

Pleased to meet you!

Diary/Journal – Moleskine
Camera – Panasonic Lumix TZ30 (stills and video)
Camera – Flip Ultra (video)
Sat Nav – Garmin Edge 800
Mobile Phone – iphone 3S
Cycle Computer – Cateye Wireless
Torch – micro model
Swiss Army Knife
Sunglasses (off bike)
Reading Glasses
Waterproof cover
Micro Towel
Fieldglasses 10×25 –

SaddlebagCarradice Long Flap (weighs in at 5.0kg)
Large D-Lock and 2 cables – Kryptonite New York 3000
Insulation Tape
Spare Tubes x2
Spare Cables – Rohloff x2
Cleaning Cloths x2
Bungee Ties x2
Paper Road Atlas – Michelin Spain and Portugal
Waterproof Jackets – Gore x2
Multitool – Toepeak
Eccentric Hub Spanner – Thorn
Latex Gloves x4
Cleaning cloth
Puncture Repair Kit
Tyre Levers
Cable Ties
Chain Lube
Mini Floor Pump – Revolution

Left Rear PannierOrtleib (weighs in at 4.5kg)
Hotel and Travel Documentation
Passport and Card Details (Photocopies)
Emergency Contact Numbers
Bike Details
Toilet Bag
Cycle Shorts x3
Cycle tops x4
Cycle Socks x3

Right Rear Pannier – Ortleib (weighs in at 4.5kg)
Trousers x2 Rohan
Microfleece – Rohan
Chargers’ Bag
– iPhone
– Nokia
– iPad
– Still camera – Ixus
– Still camera – Lumix
– Garmin
– iPad photo cable
– Mains Adapters x2
– Cateye Batteries x2
Medical Supplies
Reading Book

The Thorn Raven Sport Tour bikes we have are recommended to take no more than 16kg on the rear rack, so we are well inside that at 9kg.  The only downside is the massive 2.7kg for the D-Lock and cables.  I am tempted to take the lighter model and just make sure of the bikes physical safety wherever we can.  Good idea?


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