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Equipment

Equipment

Here’s a general list

Cycling

Bikes

Scott Aspect 20 frames

Tyres

  • Schwalbe Marathon Extreme (2.25)
  • Schwalbe Marathon XR (2.0)

Components

  • SRAM – X.7 Range
  • Truvativ crankset
  • Avid Juicy cable disc brakes

Accessories

Supplied by Allegro Bikes

  • Ortleib panniers: Bike-Packer Plus, Sport-Packer Plus, Ultimate 5 barbag
  • Tubus racks: Rear and Low Rider
  • Saddle: Selle An-Atomica
  • Shoes: Sidi MTB Competition 

Camping

Tents: Tadpole 23 x4, by The North Face

Sleeping bags: Blue Kazoo x2, by The North Face; Equip (anti-bacterial, insect repellent) Down bags x2

Sleeping mats, cooking equipment, head torch, water bags, Steripen water purifier…

Cycle and Outdoor Clothing

Cycle shoes, shorts, longs, jerseys, compression garments, t-shirts, water proofs, fleeces, gloves, sunglasses, helmets, walking boots, thermals…

Clothing has been supplied by 2XU and Wilderness Wear, who have both been incredibly generous.

 

Technical – communications, photographic

Thuraya XT satellite phone (has a limited but useful data upload capability)

Sony Ericsson TM Xperia mobile phone

Laptops supplied by EMC2.

Digital SLR camera (Nikon D700), digital compact, camcorder…

HD cameras and audio equipment to take broadcast quality footage for the documentary.

Health

Sunscreen, skin care by Clinique

Swisse Ultivite multi-vitamins

ASCEND Sport – RECOVERY (bars and supplement drink), Protein Catalyst

FIRST AID

PRO3 First Aid Kit from Equip; Trauma Kit, Gastro Kit…

Vaccinations: Hepatitis A and B, Polio, Yellow Fever, Typhoid, Rabies, Diptheria, Meningococcal Meningitis, Tetanus

Malaria: Doxycyline, mosquito repellant, nets, Artemisinin