Monday, September 24, 2007

Making a List

Here is my gear list for the big ride. My wife is always after me to make a list. Well, here it is. I'm worn out just looking at it. Holy Cow, that makes 47.7 lbs of bike and gear. Oh-oh!

Bike -- 27.4 lbs
fenders w/courtesy flaps
Schmitt hub
Bagman Carradice bag support
1 Planet Bike 7 led Blinky (left)
1 Planet Bike Super Blinky (right)
two E6 headlights
two rear view mirrors
two bike computers
Brooks B-17 saddle
SRAM 11-34 cassette
SRAM 9-speed hollow pin chain
Dura-ace triple crank
Vittoria 28mm Randonneur tires
Open Pro 32 spoke wheels
Crank Brothers egg beater pedals

Carradice bag -- 7.9 lbs
1 reflectorized vest
1 reflectorized ankle bands
1 spare tire
1 pair leg warmers
1 pair wool leg/arm warmers
1 wool neck/head sock
gortex helmet cover
gortex rain boots
rain legs
gortex jacket
two spare tubes
Emergency kit
   - 1 compressed air inflater
   - three air cylinders
   - Connex chain link
   - 1 spare seat post clamp
   - 1 tire wrench
   - 1 tire boot
   - 1 crank brothers mini pump
   - 1 10 ml tube hand cleaner
   - 1 Shifter cable
1 fl oz Boeshield T-9 lube
1 container of Muun hydration tablets
3 fl oz Banana Boat sunblock
2 reflectorized gear straps
2 large safety pins
1 spare "Halo" headband
1 pair wool gloves
1 pair pile gloves
1 refolded Mylar survival blanket
1 tire patch kit

Camelback -- 6.5 lbs
Water (40 oz)
Brave Soldier Crash Pack
1 10-pak Cottonelle
Muun active hydration tablets
Wet Ones antibacterial wipes
Reflective Triangles (2)
1 pair Extra riding gloves
1 tube First Aid Cream

Handlebar bag -- 5.9 lbs
MP3 Player w/ear buds
GPS
Cell phone
Camera
1 small Body Glide
2 oz Lantiseptic skin protectant
2 oz Assos chamois cream
1 pair ear plugs
2 packs chewing gum
3 ibuprofen 800mg
3 caffeine pills
1 oz toothpaste
1 tooth brush
1 micro led light
1 pair riding gloves
1 bandanna
4 double A batteries
1 small container of toothpicks (5)
4 Wipe'N Clear eyeglass g wipes
5 Wet Ones antibacterial wipes
1 spiral bound "rite in the rain" note pad
1 ball point pen
2 spare bulbs for E6 headlights (watts labeled)
4 8-inch zip ties
1 hex wrench for bagman set screws
2 cliff bars
2 hammer gels
1 pair sun glasses
1 pair clear glasses
1 spare "Halo" headband
1 small package of Tide detergent
2 small Triple Antibiotic Ointment

Drop Bag -- 15.25 lbs
8 8-fl oz Boost Plus nutritional energy drinks
3 spare tubes with air cartridges
1 wool jersey
1 summer jersey
2 riding shorts
2 pair medium wool socks
1 pair lite wool socks
1 wool tee-shirt
6 Cliff Bars
6 Power Gels
1 wash cloth
6 oz body wash
1 multipurpose bike tool
1 oz Boeshield T-9 chain lube
1 emergency fix kit
   - eggbeater rebuild kit (matches pedals)
   - spare bulbs for E6 headlights
   - ear plugs
   - electrical connection for E6 headlight
   - spare hex wrench for E6 headlight
   - small knife
1 Personal items pack
   - 4 15 gram Lantiseptic packages
   - 6 Tegderm dressings
   - 2 paks of Wet Ones
   - 1 sleep mask
   - 3 days supply of vitamins
   - large toe nail clipper
   - dental floss
   - 1 vascular clamp
   - 1 Carmex
   - Cell phone charger
   - mp3 player charger
   - 1 fl oz tooth paste
   - 3 Loperamide Hyrochloride (2 mg)
   - needle and thread kit
   - 1 10ml hand cleaner
   - 1 drain stopper (plug)
6 fl oz Banana Boat sun screen

Pre&Post ride Gear Bag -- ? lbs
1 pair Sidi cycling shoes
1 cycling helmet with head lamp
1 pair cycling shorts
1 jersey
1 thermal tee-shirt
1 pair lite wool socks
1 set of street clothes
1 shampoo
1 body wash
1 wash cloth
3 sets of vitamins and nutritional supplements
Other stuff

Vehicle Gear-- ? lbs
1 jump start battery
satellite radio
cell phone charger
bike tookbox
sleeping bag
pillow
small cooler
spare keys
trash bags


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