My wishlist for longer bike-tours 2019 - 2020 - 2021

While I am super excited with my new bike and the prospect of touring. There are still a few things needed (in my humble opinion) to start taking on longer / multi-day trips. I found most of the items on the Bicycle Touring Pro website.

βœ… The ones with the green check marks, I do currently own.
βœ…βœ… The ones with double green check marks have been purchased later in time (updated in june)
πŸ”˜ The ones in with the check marks I think I would need in the future being able to make longer trips
πŸ—Έ The ones with a light check marks are items I do have but aren't really specifically made for bycicle touring.Β 
X The ones with a cross, have been tested and failed the first go

  • βœ… Bike
  • βœ… Flat Bike Pedals
  • βœ… 2xΒ Water Bottle Cages and Water Bottles
  • βœ… Handlebar Bag
  • βœ… Rear Light
  • βœ… Front Light
  • βœ… Bicycle Computer
  • βœ… Multi-Tool
  • βœ… Bike reparation set
  • βœ… Pump
  • βœ… Sleeping Bag
  • βœ…βœ… A tent for 1 / 2 persons which can be set up quickly, light
  • βœ…βœ… Rear PanniersΒ 
  • βœ…βœ… Front Panniers
  • βœ…βœ… Handlebar bag
  • βœ…βœ… Fenders (front and back)
  • Folding Knife
  • X Sleeping Pad
  • πŸ”˜ Bike standard for Giant ThoughRoad SLR 1 (front kick-stand)
  • πŸ”˜ Camp Stove + FuelΒ 
  • πŸ”˜ Cook Pot & Pan
  • πŸ”˜ Titanium Spork
  • πŸ”˜ Bike Helmet ?Β 
  • πŸ—Έ Rain Jacket
  • Long-Sleeve Cycling Jersey
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Fleece Pants
  • Rain Pants
  • πŸ—Έ T-Shirts
  • Light Full-Finger Cycling Gloves
  • πŸ—Έ Baseball Cap ?
  • πŸ—Έ Beanie
  • πŸ—Έ Warm Socks
  • Some camera gear, something attached to my body / gear to always making videos and Tripod?
  • Solar Charger ?


Hi πŸ‘‹
I am Richard D, 35 years old and from the Netherlands.

I am planning to make some awesome (hopefully) velocipede (bike 🚲) touring trips in the distant future.

From smaller day-trips to in the end longer multi-day bicycle touring trips.