Gear

Here is a list of my gear with pictures at the bottom. The numbers in parenthesis reference the pictures. If you have any questions about specific items, leave a comment and I’ll answer to the best of my knowledge. Also check out my gear posts.

Bike

  • Frame: Surly Cross-Check 2012
  • Wheels
    • Rims: Alex DA-16 , 700c, double wall, 32h
    • Spokes: 14g DT Swiss
    • Hubs: Shimano Deore quick release, M590, 32h
    • Tires: Schwalbe Marathon Dureme 700x50c, folding bead
  • Drivetrain
    • Crankset: Andel RSC6, 48-36-26t, 175 crank arm length
    • Front derailleur: Shimano Tiagra (triple)
    • Rear derailleur: Shimano Deore , M591SGS, long cage
    • Cogset: Shimano Tiagra HG50 , 11-13-14-15-17-19-21-23-32t
    • Chain: SRAM PC-991 Cross-step 9 speed
  • Components
    • Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB-UN54 (68 x 118 mm)
    • Pedals: Welgo magnesium platforms
    • Saddle: Brooks B17, black, laced
    • Seat post: Kalloy SP-342 , 27.2mm
    • Handle bars: Salsa Bell Lap, 440 mm
    • Bar tape: …. need new bar tape…
    • Headset: Cane Creek 40 , 1-1/8″ threadless
    • Brakes: Tektro cantilever, CR720
    • Brake levers: Tektro RL340 standard reach
  • Extras
    • BOB Yak 28 Plus Trailer (Plus means it comes with a dry sack, the size is for 700c wheels with full fenders)
    • Full front and rear fenders
    • Cateye Enduro computer, heavy duty wire
    • Regular water bottle cage
    • Long cage
    • Salsa everything cage
    • Ortleib Classic 5 handlebar bag
    • Bike lights (Bontrager ion)
    • Rear rack and rack bag (for lunches)
    • Specialized helmet

Spare Parts

  • 2 Schwalbe Marathon Mondial 700x40c, folding bead (10)
  • 6 spare spokes, 2 of each size (not pictured, stored in BOB trailer)
  • BOB Quick release (23)
  • BOB pins (24)
  • Zip ties (26)
  • Extra bolts (27)
  • SRAM PC-991 Cross-step 9 speed chain (28)
  • 2 tubes (22)
  • Gorilla tape, duct tape, and electrical tape
  • Plastic coated wire
  • Brake pads
  • Derailleur and brake cables

Bike Tools

  • Stein lock ring removal tool (11)
  • Knife (12)
  • Long allen wrenches (13)
  • Crankbrothers multi-19 tool (14)
  • SOG Multi-tool pocket knife with pliers (15)
  • Park Tool double ended cone wrenches sizes 8, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 (16)
  • Park Polylube (17)
  • White Lightning Clean Ride chain wax (18)
  • Lezyne hand pump + Lezyne pen gauge (19, 20)
  • Tire levers (21)
  • Tube patch kit, extra patches and rubber cement not pictured (25)
  • Presta to Schrader adapter

Camp – Sleep

Camp – Cook/Water

Camp – Miscellaneous

Clothing

  • Feet
    • Vasque GoreTex shoes (41)
    • Chacos (42)
    • 1 pair medium weight SmartWool socks (mid-calf) (43)
    • 2 pair ankle light weight SmartWool socks (44)
  • Lower
    • GoLite Currant Mountain GoreTex Paclite pants (45)
    • Patagonia Capilene 3 pants (46)
    • Prana pants
    • Patagonia shorts (47)
    • iQ Quest cycling shorts (48)
    • ExOfficio boxer briefs (not pictured)
    • Patagonia webbing belt (not pictured)
  • Upper (I don’t like being cold so I’d rather be prepared)
    • Patagonia Merino 2 quarter zip long sleeve shirt (50)
    • Patagonia Merino 2 long sleeve shirt (49)
    • Patagonia Merino 2 short sleeve shirt
    • Polyester shirt (thanks, work)
    • Other cotton t-shirts I’ll buy along the way
    • Patagonia R3 Jacket (51)
    • Arc’teryx Gamma AR hooded jacket (52)
    • Arc’teryx Theta SV GoreTex Pro hooded jacket (53)
    • Feathered Friends Hoioded Helios 850+ fill down jacket, Pertex (54)
  • Head
    • Mountain Hardwear balaclava (57)
    • Arc’teryx beanie
  • Hands
    • Bontrager fingerless cycling gloves (55)
    • Bontrager winter cycling gloves (56)
    • Mountain Hardwear lightweight gloves

Electronics

  • Canon Rebel T2i with 17-55mm f/2.8 IS EF-S lens (not pictured)
  • Two 32 GB memory cards and one 8 GB card (32)
  • Extra battery and charger for camera (31)
  • iPhone 4s for internet, no service (34)
  • iPod Touch for backup internet and music (33)
  • Spot Satellite GPS Messenger (35)
  • Extra Energizer ultimate lithium batteries (30)
  • Extra batteries for my Cateye Enduro (CR2032)
  • Solar charger with internal battery and USB output (36)
  • Extra solar panel for extra charge (37)
  • USB charger and cables (38, 39, 40)
  • Headphones

Other

  • Spanish/English dictionary (63)
  • Notebook for a journal and addresses (64)
  • Wilderness First Aid handbook (65)
  • First aid kit (66)
  • Prescription sunglasses (67)
  • Map of Argentina
  • Guide books of Argentina and Chile (Lonely Planet)

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