BIKE:

– Bike: Surly Ogre (Steel frame 29er with rigid fork)

– Wheels:

– Rear: Velocity Blunt 35mm rim on a Rohloff 14 speed internal hub.

– Front: Velocity Blunt 35mm rim on Schmidt son 28 dynamo hub.

– Brakes: Avid BB7

– Shifters: Rohloff

– Cranks: Shimano XT with 38 tooth chainring

– Bottom Bracket: Chris King

– Headset: Chris King

– Handlebar: Carver MyTi

– Seatpost: Carver Ti

– Saddle: Brooks B17 (the only saddle for such a journey)

– Grips: Ergo gripshifts

– Fork: Surly Krampus rigid steel fork with 2 Salsa Anything Cages mounted to it.

– Tires: Maxxis Minion 2.5 on the rear, Surly Knard in front.

BAGGAGE SETUP:

– Revelate Designs Harness w/ 20L dry bag on handlebar

– Revelate Designs Pocket hanging over Harness

– Revelate Designs Vischasa harness setup w/ Revelate dry bag

– Phantom Designs gas tank bag behind Stem

– Phantom Designs custom frame bag

– Salsa Anything Cages (2) mounted to rigid fork w/ Ortlieb 3L dry bags

– 1 water bottle and cage for under down tube

– Old Man Mountain Sherpa Disc rear rack

– Ortlieb 20L dry bag (for mounting atop the rack with food)

– Osprey 33L expandable backpack

PARTS AND TOOLS:

– Replacement Parts

– 2 spare tubes (with removable cores)

– patch kit for at least 10 patches

– 4 spokes (2 front, 2 rear)

– brake pads (2 sets)

– brake and shifting cables

– master links (3)

– 2 crank bolts

– 2 extra mounting nuts for rear rack/anything cages

– Schrader adapter for tubes

– Tools

– alient multitool w/ chain tool and hex wrench

– Lesyne dependable pump in muddy conditions

– rohloff cog removal tool

– BB removal tool

– Small plier/tool — mini leatherman?

– Gorilla tape

– zip ties (10)

– knife

– Light combination bike lock

LARGE ANIMAL PROTECTION:

– Bear bell(s)for handle bar

– Bear Spray mounted to frame or worn on my belt

ELECTRONICS:

– Navigation:

– Garmin 810

– SPOT Tracker

– Communication:

– Iphone and charging cord and plug

– MacBook Air in waterproof case

– 1 TB backup drive

– Lights

– Planet Bike dynamo powered light

– Black Diamond waterproof headlamp

– Planet Bike rear bike light

– Charging:

– Schmidt Dynamo front hub w/ Bright Lite Revolution USB charger… Pedal Powered!

– Dual usb wall charger for access to single plug with 2 USB 2 data cables and one USB mini(separate from Iphone plug)

– Arkel 10,000 Mah battery

– Audio/Photo/Video:

– Sony DSC RX-100 camera

   – 1-2 extra batteries

   – extra SD cards

   – lens wiper

   – mini tripod

   – water resistant case

– GoPro Hero 3+ video camera, mounted to helmet or handlebars

   – 2 extra batteries

– Olympus USB dictation device (in case all else fails)

– Small speaker for music (rechargeable)

– Headphones

– Charging cables

CAMPING SUPPLIES

– Tent: Big Agnes Slater UL2+ (I started with a 1 man tent but wanted a bit more space

– Footprint — or 4×8 piece of Tyvek

– Sleeping bag REI 10 degree down bag

– Sleeping pad: Rei Flash

– Sleeping pad repair kit

– Pillow (small inflatable)

BUG MANAGEMENT:

– Mosquito net for head

– DEET for Alaska and beyond

EATING/DRINKING:

– Trying out a Coke Can alcohol/HEET stove w/ windscreen

– 2 fuel bottles for HEET

– If fails, I have a Whisperlite International stove as backup

– streamlined repair kit for stove (just the needle to clean the jet.)

– 1 small titanium pot w/ lid

– Sawyer water filter

– Backup 30L worth of Chlorine tabs

– MSR 4L Dromedary Bag

– 50 ft line for hanging food

– Dr. Bronner’s? (small bottle) w/ mini sponge

– Spork for cooking/eating

– 2 small lighters

– 2 plastic grocery bags for trash/wet stuff

CLOTHES

– On-Bike:

– Bike Chamois (1)

– Board shorts to wear over dorky bike shorts

– 1 jersey

– 1 thin wool sleeveless shirt

– Wool long sleeve shirt (for cold)

– Giro MTB bike shoes w/ SPD pedals

– wool socks

– Helmet

– Helmet cap w/ viser

– Skull cap over ears for cold

– Buff for shade and extra neck warming layer

– Glasses (sun w/ 100% UV)

– Sunglass wiping silk fabric sealed in plastic

– Glasses (eye) (w/ protection from elements type of case)

– Gloves (MTB)

– Gloves (warm)

– Rain Jacket

– Rain Pants (only used in very cold rain conditions)

– Warm tights (Smartwool, good for around camp and cold mornings on bike)

– Off-Bike:

– Big Agnes Down jacket

– 1 short sleeve plaid shirt

– 3/4 shorts (to look normal off the bike)

– Flip flops

– Vampire socks

– small camping towel

TOILETRIES:

– Toothbrush and toothpaste

– Floss

– razors for face (2)

– nail clipper (small)

– Sunscreen

FIRST AID KIT:

– Vet Wrap to use as an ACE

– 1 swath

– Athletic Tape

– Gloves

– Scissors

– Wound Repair (x3)

– Benzoin

– Steri-strips

– Clear dressing

– Bandaids (5)

– Moleskin

– Antibiotic Ointment

– 2nd skin

– Paper clip

– Safety pin

– Needle and thread

– Tweezers

– Razor blade

– Medicines

– anti-itch stuff

– Antibiotics (for teeth and body)

– Tylenol and Ibuprofen

– small plastic flask w/ whiskey

– Cavit

– Oil of Clove (in case of tooth pain)

– Benedryl

ENTERTAINMENT:

– Kindle mini — sealed and protected

– Irish tin whistle

PAPER THINGS:

– Local maps

– Passport

– Cash (hidden spot)

– Biz cards for communication w/ mini pen

ODDS AND ENDS:

– Strapping w/ clips for compression. (2-3)

– Extra Ziploc bags (3)

– Tenacious tape