Gear in use (partial list)
Bicycle, Surly “Long Haul Trucker”, 26″ wheels
Cookset, aluminum, REI
GPS, Garmin “Oregon 450”
Merino wool stocking cap, SmartWool
Merino wool 1/4 zip microweight long sleeve shirt, SmartWool
Merino wool short sleeve button-down shirt, Ibex
Merino wool t-shirt, SmartWool
Merino wool underwear, qty 2, IceBreaker or SmartWool
Merino wool socks, mid weight, mid-calf
Merino wool socks, mid weight, knee-high
Merino wool socks, heavy weight, knee-high
Pillow, packable, Thermarest
Pullover jacket, packable, synthetic insulation, Patagonia
Rain jacket, Showers Pass
Rain pants, Novara
Sleeping bag, +25F synthetic insulation, Kelty
Sleeping pad, inflatable, REI
Tent, MountainSmith

Gear I picked up on the road
Cassette lock-ring tool
Crescent brand adjustable wrench for lock-ring tool
MSR Whisperlite white gas stove
MSR fuel bottle, 20 oz
Windscreen for alcohol stove

Gear sent home
Adjustable wrench, too small for lock-ring tool
Book, Thoreau’s Walden (downloadable from Project  Guttenburg if I really want it)
Headlight, Planet Bike Blaze, doubly redundant
Map: Twin Cities Bicycling
Map: Mississippi River Trail from Prescott to La Crosse
Sunburn treatment gel
Sunscreen lotion
Merino wool jersey, mid-weight
Merino wool t-shirt, SmartWool
Merino wool underwear, qty 1, IceBreaker
Merino wool socks, summer weight
Merino wool socks, mid weight, mid-calf
Windbreaker (using rain jacket instead)

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2 Responses to Gear

  1. Rick Brindell says:

    Sean You blog is really top notch! Enjoy you amazing journey. Friend me on Facebook as I think there are only 2 Rick Brindells. Later Sean

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