My First Bike Tour Pack List

Packing gear is tough. This list is from my first bike tour from New York to California. I hope it can be a useful resource for you packing your gear.

Just a few days away from my trip, here goes a line up of the item’s listed left to right:

Schwalbe marathon folding tire, tripod, camp stove/pot/pan, spork, bowl/ fuel, solar panel, Konovo slide cam, flannel shirt, thermal pants, jeans, bib shorts, cycling jersey, tent,
sleeping bag.

Camera/ solar panel cables in Ziploc, 13” MacBook Pro in Pelican case, audio recorder, microphone, GoPro Hero 3 Black, studio headphones, tripod head, ultimate lithium batteries, GPS, G-Drive mini, first aid, spare tube, Yacht club Zines/Promo material, passport.

Rain Jacket, 2 pairs waterproof shorts, desert boots, North Face soft shell, boxers helmet, sneakers, Patagonia Nano Puff, sleeping pad.

Hand pump, tire levers, Allen wrench set, chain lube, chain breaker, mechanic grease, wrench, dual screwdriver

Items not pictured: camp towel, shovel, bike locks, headlamp, front/ rear bike lights, knife, pepper spray, watch, water bottles/ canteens


  1. Also , what solar panel did you use and how did it perform? Did it keep all your electronics charged? I’m looking at doing across the US trip in the near future so I’m gathering all the info I can.

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