Tour Divide Gear List

Tour divide Gear list

I recently did a Bikepacking clinic at Angry Catfish bicycle shop and coffee bar in Minneapolis, MN. I spent the time talking about exactly what gear I will be taking with me on my 2016 Tour Divide attempt.  Below is the full list broken down into the bags that will hold them.


Seat bag

Sleep system

Nemo Siren 30 Quilt

Black Diamond Twilight Bivy

Therma-rest Pro lite sleeping pad

Big Agnes down jacket

Light weight hat

Lower frame bag pocket

Patagonia R7rain jacket

Patagonia R7 rain pants

Wind Podium wear vest

Giro Long finger gloves

Louis Garneau Arm warmers

Louis Garneau Knee warmers

Swiftwick Tall socks

Swiftwick Short socks

Upper frame bag pocket

2 Schwalbe EVO tubes

Power cables for helmet light, phone, gps

Exposure Diablo MK7 Helmet light 1300 lumens

Repair kit

Extra brake and derailleur cables

Pedros Tire levers

Sewing kit


Tire boot

Para cord

Mini pliers

Baby wipes- to stay fresh and clean at night

Park Tool gear brush

Non drive side of frame bag

Park tool hand pump

Tour divide maps

First aid kit

Front top tube bag


Rear top tube bag

Tooth brush

Tooth paste

Spare TP

Petzl spare head light

Eye drops

Chap Stick

Sun screen

Chamois butter

Lezyne carbon Multi tool

Bike lock a small snowboard cable lock

Feed bags

One for more food and one for trash


1 20oz bottle

1 24 oz bottle

100 oz MSR Drome

The bike

2015 Salsa Fargo steel

Whisky carbon fork

Enve M60 carbon wheels

Front SP dyno hub

Rear Hope Pro 4 hub

Super nova E3 triple dyno lights X2=1600 lumens

Vittoria Mezcals G+ tires 29X2.25 set up tubeless

Enve seat post

Salsa wood chipper bars (extended 2 inches)

Profile designs aero bars

Sram groupo 2X10

TRP HY/RD brakes

Specialized power saddle 168

Garmin ETREX 30X GPS

Riding gear

Podium wear jersey

Podium wear bibs

Craft cool max under shirt

Honey Stingers buff

Podium wear cycling cap

Lazer sun glasses

Whistle for bear protection

Bell helmet with light mount

I would also like to take this opportunity to introduce this

Feel free to visit the link above to find out more about this cause, I will have a lot more info on this in the up coming days.

Tour Divide Gear List

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