Suggested packing list

See information on appropriate clothing and equipment for your bicycle tour. We also have packing tips to help lighten your load.

Download our printable suggested packing list.


  • Helmet
  • Water bottle 
  • Waist pack or small day pack


  • 2 pairs of riding shorts (we recommend padded shorts and that you try them out before your tour) 
  • 2 riding jerseys (quick-dry)
  • 2 pairs of quick dry socks for cycling
  • Comfortable shoes for biking and walking
  • Riding gloves
  • 2-3 tee-shirts or casual shirts 
  • Trousers or jeans
  • 1-2 pairs of casual socks for non-cycling activities
  • 3-5 sets of underwear (quick-dry)
  • Cool-weather jacket or rain jacket 
  • Extra layers and gloves for cooler season or climate (thin, thermal, water-wicking)
  • Bathing suit 
  • Sandals


  • Tooth brush and tooth paste
  • Razor 
  • Hair brush
  • Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Hand sanitizer


  • Passport, wallet and ID 
  • Health insurance card
  • Travel insurance card
  • Cash and/or credit cards
  • Camera (with spare battery)
  • Plastic bags (for dirty laundry, wet clothes)
  • Electronic chargers (for camera, e-reader, cell phone)
  • Adaptors or convertors

First aid kit

  • Insect repellent
  • Antiseptic cream or antibiotic ointment
  • Sunscreen and total bloc
  • Band-aids and 'Second Skin' for blisters
  • Salve for chafing
  • Medications (in original bottles with your name on them)

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