bicycle travelling
preparing for 3onTour!
Himalayan Adventures – equipment

9. October 2000
Kyrgystan Kyrgystan
this is the equipment i used on the 4K Tour
frame: fahrradmanufaktur bremen C140shimano LX-groupchainwheels: 46-34-24freewheels: 13-34
rim: alesa X-plorertyre: schwalbe black shark 622-47stem: bontragerbar ends: bontrager
saddle: brooks leatherlowrider: bruce gordonback-carrier: tubus cargofront-carrier: alu-made noname
bicycle bags:ortlieb front-/backrollers basichandlebar-bag: ortlieb ultimate III basic2 SIGG water-bottles1 SIGG fuel-bottle
bike-lock: nonametachometer: VDO euro (incl. 1 extra battery)  
open ended spanner: 8,10,15 mmallen spanner: 3,4,5,6 mmpamir hypercrackerspoke spanner
2 screw-driverstyre iron10 spare spokes2 spare inner tubes: michelin
brake-, derailleur-cablecantilever (the small triangle piece that spreads thecable)chainlinks: shimano HG901 spare tyre: vredeestein 622-37
oil: finish line cross countryspare screwspump: zefa switchadhesiv: loctite
ortlieb spare-clipscable-fixingsinner tube - repair set3 elastics
sewing-kitseam grip  
tent: jack wolfskin yellowstone IIsolid tent pegsair-matress vaude lightsleeping bag: jack wolfskin shooting star
fleece-inlet: ajungilaksmall backpackstove: MSR X-GK (incl. lighter, wind-protection,repair-set)pocket knife: victorinox
opinel knife1 spoondishes-set (high grade steel)5 litre water-tank, 4 litre water-bag
water-filter: katadyn miniwater desinfectiontorch maglite 
salt, pepperdehydrated mealstea bagssoup cubes, 3-minutes soups
rainjacket skila extra light (goretex)long trouser: jack wolfskin zipp offlong trekking trouser: nonamelong shirt: loeffler windproof
2 cyclist shirts: loeffler2 cyclists pantsbathing shortlong underwear
2 pants3 pair of sockstrekking shoes: lowatrekking sandals: teva
cyclist gloves: roecklgloves: jack wolfskin fleececap, head-scarfface guard: lowe alpin
teeth brush, -pastesoaplip-balsam: 3 labello stickssun lotion: F30
towelwashclothwashing agenthumidity cream
passportcredit cardUS-dollar: cash, traveller chequesinternational student identitycard
copies of passport, visalist of adresses etc.90-days-visa china30-days-visa kyrgyzstan
flight tickets6 passport-photographs  
camera: yashica FX-D quarzlens: yashica 35-105 mmlens: tokina 17 mmpolarisation filter
skylight filterfilm: 15 fuji sensia slide films 100 ASAlens brushspare batteries
map: central asia, freytag&berndt, 1:1.750.000map: tibet, world cart, 1:2.000.000travelguide: copies of lonely planet: central asia, tibetdiary, pen
walkman, 4 cassettes, batteriesphrasebook: lonely planet tibetan phrasebookphrasebook: kauderwelsch, hochchinesisch wort fuer wortphrasebook: langenscheidt, OhneWoerterbuch;
casio mini-disc-player/recorderaltimeter: casio g-shockropeseveral plastic bags
small padlockglacier glasses: ceemedicine-book: lonely planet travel healthy asia&india
fever testing stripeplaster, bindings, desinfectioninothyol cream (wounds, abrasion, burn)ibu-top-gel (kindling)
parkamed500 (pain-killer, against kindling)dalacin (antibiotic)supradyn (vitamine pills)metronizadol, flagyl (against giardia)
novalgin (fever)mexalen, paracetamol (fever, pain)ciprofloxacin (antibiotic, against bacterial diarrhoea)omniflora (proving intestinal flora)
immodium (diarrhoea)halset (throat, mouth)betnesol (ear-, eye-, nosedrops)thomapyrin C (fever, cold)
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