Jenny’s Bicycle Touring Packing List

Below is a list of everything Jenny is carrying for our around-the-world bicycle tour. For a rundown of our shared cooking gear, see our camp kitchen post. Our luggage system and bicycle maintenance/repair kit is covered in our Bikes and Luggage post.


  • Riding shirt: Patagonia Capilene Cool Daily Hoodie
  • Riding shorts: Patagonia Baggies
  • Shoes: La Sportiva Wildcats
  • Off the bike shirt: Merino wool t-shirt
  • Off the bike shorts: Patagonia Tyrolean bike shorts (sometimes worn riding as well)
  • Patagonia Chambeau pants – for camp and town
  • Montbell lightweight merino leggings for sleeping
  • Long sleeve merino top for sleeping
  • Darn Tough socks x2
  • Riding underwear x2
  • Period underwear x2
  • Sports bra x2
  • Fleece hat
  • Melanzana fleece hoodie
  • Sierra Designs down jacket
  • Fleece gloves
  • Patagonia Storm10 Rain Jacket
  • Outdoor Research Helium Rain Pants
  • Waterproof mittens
  • Waterproof shoe covers
  • Camp/town shoes: Teva Olowahu flip flops
  • Ombraz prescription sunglasses (life changing)
  • Reflective vest

Sleep System:

  • Enlightened Equipment 20 degree down quilt
  • Vaude 7m sleeping pad
  • Gossamer Gear Thinlight foam pad to prevent punctures
  • Nemo Fillo camp pillow
  • Poles, stakes, and footprint for our Hilleberg Anjan 2 tent (Andrew carries the body)


  • Travel towel
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Floss
  • Shampoo
  • Dr. Bronner’s soap – used as body wash and for laundry
  • Nixit period disc
  • Toilet paper
  • Baby wipes
  • Kula Cloth
  • Travel hairbrush
  • Nail clippers


  • Microsoft Surface Pro 7 with tomtoc laptop sleeve
  • Sony RX100 VII with three batteries
  • Samsung Galaxy 9
  • SanDisk 2TB SSD
  • Wall charger with one USB-A port and one USB-C fast charging port (capable of charging the Surface Pro computer)
  • NiteCore NB10000 power bank and Voltaic V50 power bank, combined 22,800 mAh of power
  • Garmin Edge 830 bike computer
  • Garmin Varia tail light
  • Earbuds with mic
  • Head lamp

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