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Guide for Bike Road Trip 2011

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140 km per day …?



Travel as light as Possible

(~ 6 hrs ~ 25km/hr … full Load with stops)



Just a couple or three cycling clothes.



Any food you'll need for the next day



Mini Stuff (cup, cutlery, towel, clean-up stuff)



Always useful stuff:



A good water proof jacket



Something warm to use in the night



Snikers (another different than your bike shoes)

Knife, small rope, black tape, lighter, Lamp

(when riding if required)

TO CHECK



Handheld GPS

(I got one)



Set of tools



Two or three Repairkits (In case of…)



One or two inner Tube 24" (for worst case scenario…)



Hand pump (mini pump for road bikes)



Small first aid kit



Road/Race Bike



Helmet



Special Bike Shoes



Very comfortable clothes for biking 

bike shorts/lycras



Shirt (easy to dry)



Bike gloves



LOCK

Bags for Bikes

Classical Backpack

Considerations •

Cost

(Cariers/Racks+ Bags) ( € (12 to 50) + (28- 62) ), Picture € 12+28)



• •

Weight (Picture 0.135+1.1 kg) ≈ Volume (picture 24L) ≈



Degrees of Freedom

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Considerations • Cost ( €45 picture) • • •



Weight (picture 1.25 kg) ≈ Volume (picture 30L) ≈ Degrees of Freedom

http://www.kampeermarkt.com/Active-leisure-TampoPistasch-grey.html

Tent

Simple Tarp

Considerations

Considerations



Weight (picture 1kg)



Weight



Cost ( €22 picture)



Cost (Cheaper)



Size (picture 120 x 200 x 90 cm)



Size (Depends)



≈ (http://caravans.marktplaza.nl/tenten/2-persoons-tent-Minilite13727308.htm#)

Issues •

Coverture (Wind & Water)



Bulkiness

Issues •



Coverture (Wind & Water) Bulkiness

Self Inflating mattress

Sleeping Bag

Considerations

Considerations •

Weight (picture 1.3kg)



Weight (picture 0.7kg)



Cost (13.95 picture) ≈



Cost (picture €20)

(http://www.kampeermarkt.com/Gelert-ClassicHebog-Mummy.html)



Size (picture 183 x 50 x 3 cm)

Issues •

http://www.kampeermarkt.com/Gelert-Xpedition-34.html

Issues

Coverture (cold night)

• •





Bulkiness

If both, better…

Confortable Coverture (cold night)

Rain (mm) Min Temp (°C) Max Temp (°C)

Zúrich Berna Jul Ago Jul Ago 117 133 104 113 13 12 14 14 23 22 24 24

100 50

    r     y     n     l     o     p     t     v     c     e     b     r     u     g     e     c     o     i     a      b     a     u     J     n     e      E     F     M     A     M     J      A     S     O     N     D

Be aware: Possible RAINS in the road or in when camping…!

Berna Zurich

Light Rain Heavy Raing Keep Going, use Jacket, Stop & look for Shelter, When Riding caution in the road keep yourselft warm Avoild to wet wet, Be aware of water wacht for the logging, change site if  When Camping equipment needed

Energy

Calories

Normal Day

1200

Expected Travel Day

4900- 5900

KEEP YOURSELF WARM, DON’T WASTE ENERGY…! •

Don’t let your sleep clothes to get wet



Sleep the most comfortable and warm possible Change wet socks whenever possible Cover yourself immediately after riding (light Jacket & pants) Eat as good as possible (before and during) Fat & Carbohydrates rich foot (before) Energy bars & gels welcome (during)

• • •





(plastic bags).

BE READY…! • • • • •

Tiredness Lost weight Coldness Cold food Not comfortable nights

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http://www.deoutdoorwinkel.nl/1-persoonstent-solo-p-135.html?cPath=7_108

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