What to bring with you

Below is a list of gear below you will need to bring on the ride with you.
Some of this gear should also be taken on our practice rides.
Support vehicles and trailers are available on the practice rides as well, so you won't have to carry it with you.


  • A sense of Humour
  • Sleeping Bag or Duvet
  • Pillow
  • Comfortable clothing for evenings
  • Personal toiletries
  • Wet weather gear
  • Cycling gear
  • Sunscreen
  • Cycle Toolkit
  • Spare tubes
  • Spare tyres
  • Drink Bottle
  • Money (for extras)
  • Camera

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