Fisher Space Pen

The Fisher Space Pen is a great pen for travel. The ability to write in any conditions is a huge plus. When the cap is moved to the tail the pen is full sized and the weight is very nice. When in the covered position the pen is about half the size. I have the …

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Rema TT-02 Tire Kit

My preferred tire kit is the Rema brand kits. The TT-02 has the best mix of patches for most situations. The small round ones are good for single punctures from road debris. The larger oblong ones can handle small cuts and “snake bites” from rim impacts. These should be bought from your local shop. My …

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Handlebar Bag

I currently use Ortlieb panniers and bags. I have an Ultimate 5 in yellow. When I switched to these packs I went with the bright yellow for visibility. One benefit over my past bags is that the yellow transmits some light so it is brighter inside as well and it’s not such a “black hole”. …

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Welcome

I am posting a complete list of my touring gear here over the next few months. During the winter I usually go through all my gear and take stock. Some items are in need of replacement others need a good cleaning etc… This year I am going to document the process and give a brief …

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