Travel Checklist

Have you packed the correct gear?

Whether the trip is for that sportive you have trained all year for or for thrashing some mountain trails.

There is nothing worse than being caught out by the weather or forgetting a vital piece of kit on your own doorstep, yet alone 100’s of miles away with no easy way home. We would always recommend packing for the worst case scenario.

Our suggested list:

  • Bike;
  • Pedals;
  • Helmet;
  • Shoes;
  • Ideal ride clothing;
  • Worst case weather clothing;
  • 4 x Inner tubes;
  • Tube patches (We prefer Park Tool’s);
  • Tyre levers;
  • Quick/power/speed link x 2;
  • Spare piece of chain;
  • Allen keys;
  • 2 x Cleat bolts & washers;
  • Hand pump;
  • Bike computer;
  • Energy & recovery products;
  • 3 x Water bottles. One for the car journey to the start line
  • Camelbak;
  • Dry/Wet chain lube;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Electrical tape;
  • Cable ties;
  • Rear mech hanger;
  • Space disc pads and pin (disc bike only);
  • Spare folding tyre;
  • Bin bags – For wet bike clothing and shoes;
  • Small dry bag;
  • Sun protection;
  • Old TShirt/Rag for wiping bike down;
  • Insurance;
  • Money

Customer Feedback

Just returned from my first trip abroad taking my pride and joy on a plane and trusting it to the baggage handlers. Given their Neanderthal tendencies I wanted as much protection as possible for my bike. After doing my research I decided to go with Bike Armour for the box rental....

Steve – Facebook Review