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Highland Odyssey: Kit List

Personal Safety Essentials

The following items are essential for your comfort and safety on tour and you must bring everything mentioned
  • Insect repellent and bite relief cream
  • Sunscreen (SPF 30+)
  • Mountain biking back pack – 20 litre
  • Hydration system (Camelbak)
  • Windbreaker
  • Light, long-sleeved fleece layer
  • Biking socks
  • Long-sleeved mountain bike shirts
  • Short-sleeved mountain bike shirts
  • Base layers (for riding)
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Overshorts (‘baggies’)
  • Padded cycling shorts/ trousers
  • Bike gloves (full-fingered not fingerless)
  • Biking glasses
  • Knee pads
  • Mountain bike-specific shoes (flats or SPDs)
  • Mountain bike-specific helmet (current and fit for purpose)

Personal Comfort Kit

The following items will be useful for your comfort on tour and we recommend you bring everything mentioned
  • Chamois cream
  • Snack bars/ trail snacks
  • International travel adapter and/ converter
  • Small bottle of laundry detergent
  • Personal toiletries (shampoo, soap, moisturiser, etc.)
  • Comfortable shoes for walking in
  • Re-usable drinks bottle
  • Re-usable drinks bottle

Own Bike essentials

The following items are essential for ensuring that we can deal with all mechanical issues on the tour and you must bring/ have on your bike everything mentioned
  • Spare battery
  • Dropper seat post
  • Chain-specific quick link
  • Inner tubes (x 2 ) or bottle of tubeless fluid
  • Multi-tool
  • Bottle of chain lube
  • Bike-specfic rear mech hanger
  • Bike-specific brake pads x1 (set)
  • Tyre Recommendations

Rental Bike Essentials

If you are renting a bike for your tour, these are the things you must bring
  • Multi-tool
  • Pedals
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