Everyone seems pretty curious about the gear I’m taking with me. So for the tech savvy,  here is an evolving  list of what I’m using and taking on the ride.

The Bike

Frame & ForksSurly Ogre
CranksShimano SLX M7000 Single 34T Crankset
Gearing1 X11 Shimano XT M8000 11sp Cassette
PedalsNukeproof Horizon Pro Flat Pedals
DerailleurShimano XT M8000 Shadow+ 11 Speed Rear Mech
Shimano SLX M7000 11 Speed Shifter
Handle BarsSurly Moloko Bar
SaddleBrooks Cambium C17 S
BrakesShimano XT M8000 Disc Brake 160mm Rotors
Front WheelHope Tech Enduro - Pro 4
Schmidt SON28 Hub
Rear WheelHope Tech Enduro - Pro 4
TyresSchwalbe Marathon Mondial Touring Tyre 2"
PaniersFront - Ortlieb Sport Roller Plus
Back - Ortlieb Back Roller Plus
Frame BagRevelate Tangle
RacksFront - Tubus Duo Lowrider
Back - Tubus Logo Evo
Phone MountQuad Lock out Front and phone case
Headset InsertSinewave Reactor
OdometerVDO M4.1


Camping Gear

TentExped Aries Mesh
Sleeping BagOne Planet Dandelion
Sleeping MatThermarest 3/4 Basecamp
StoveColeman Feather 442 Dual Fuel
Head TorchBlack Diamond
FleeceOne Planet Venturi Fleece
CookingCheap Stainless Chinese cooking pot
JacketOutdoor Research Gore-Tex
TowelSea to Summit Tek Towel



LaptopDell (maybe)
PhoneSamsung Galaxy S7
GPSGarmin E-trex Vista
CameraOlympus E-M5 Mark II
Still figuring out how to use it