15 essentials to pack for cycle touring

What’s in the bag? The top 15 pieces of kit you don't want to be without.

Pack wisely to enjoy a successful touring adventure. Image via Flickr Jeff_Werner

Going on a bike tour? Alongside planning your route, carefully selecting your cycle touring kit is one of the most important parts of preparing for a two-wheeled adventure.

It sounds obvious, but you’ll have to carry whatever you bring, so it’s worth selecting well thought out, lightweight essentials and doing away with any unnecessary items.

That being said, you don’t want to find yourself in the middle of nowhere, underprepared and miserable, so be sure to include a few basics to make your journey run smoothly.

So here are the best bits of kit for a cycle touring trip, the ones that we love and wouldn’t want to leave behind. What would you take on your two-wheeled adventure?


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