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Revision as of 10:34, 20 June 2017

Here we keep a record of the collective equipment needed/thought/available for each Biketour.

If you want to know what you should bring generally see here -> participant equipment recomendation or in the FAQs on www.ecotopiabiketour.net

Things often get left behind and often get mixed up with (particularly kitchen) equipment of the projects. One important tip when acquiring communal equipment is to choose items that have an exceptional design. Experience shows that even the most useless things don't get lost for months if their look is easy to recognise, but even the most essential things get left behind when no one is sure if they are ours or belong to the project.

Permanent equipment

Equipment that does not get used up and that we keep over the years.

What? Where is it? Who has access to it?
Trailers
1-wheel trailer + skewer Freiburg Charlie
Small 2-wheel trailer + pins Freiburg Charlie
Big 2-wheel trailer (needs to be rebuilt again) Bratislava Michal
1-wheel trailer + skewer Somewhere in Bulgaria Candid has tried to contact Caroxo without success
Tools
Water pipe pliers
Chain link remover (chain breaker), other more special tools that henning took to germany nuremberg lukas
"Bone" tool Freiburg Charlie
Allen keys (9-piece set) Freiburg Charlie
Small adjustable spanner
Spoke key (6 sizes) Freiburg Charlie
Washers to get 1-wheel trailer skewer onto more bikes
3 lock extensions to lock the trailers 1 in Bratislava Michal (1 + padlock)
Tool box Freiburg Charlie
Foot pump Freiburg Charlie
3 tire levers 1 in Freiburg, 2 in Bratislava Charlie, Michal
2 cassette lockring removers (different sizes) Freiburg Charlie
Cassette lockring remover - Shimano HG/IG Bratislava Michal
Freewheel puller - Shimano SIS Bratislava Michal
Big adjustable spanner (bottom bracket tool is 32mm) Freiburg Charlie
Chain whip Freiburg Charlie
Pedal wrench 15mm / hexagonal socket 14/15mm Freiburg Charlie
Bottom bracket tool - Shimano cartridge Bratislava Michal
Crank puller - tapered square Bratislava Michal
Cone spanner 13/14 - 15/16 mm Freiburg Charlie
Patches Freiburg Charlie
Big tube of vulcanizer glue Bratislava Michal
Cooking
1 tall steel pot with lid Stockholm Pelle
1 wide aluminium pot with lid Freiburg Charlie
1 box grater, 1 flat grater
3 big steel bowls (maybe 4?) 2 in Freiburg Charlie
2 long wooden spoons 1 in Bratislava Michal (1 biiiig)
4 floppy chopping boards
2 big knives (one purple, one green) Freiburg Charlie
3 small chopping knives
3 peelers
something to mash or blend stuff
2 plastic cups
2 table spoons, 2 tea spoons, 2 knives (for jam and stuff)
2 10 liter water canisters Berlin Candid
funnel
1 strainer
2 big tupper wares
Stationary
Scout SIM card (blau.de) Berlin Lilian
Tail SIM card (blau.de) Nürnberg Lukas
Scout phone (dual-SIM) + charger Michal
Tail phone + charger Berlin Lilian
2 A4 plastic bags for paper with some transparent film bags for individual sheets Freiburg? Charlie?
Fanny pack for money
Sellotape holder Bratislava Michal
Others
Tarp
Shit shovel Bratislava Michal
Stickers Kehl Candid
Small tarp to cover box trailer Freiburg Charlie
Light 3x3m tarp for a shelter Bratislava Michal

Equipment that gets used up

Equipment that gets used up, so it needs to be acquired before and during the tour.

What? Who can bring it? / Who will take care of it? Where to get it (cheaply or for free)?
Medical Kit We have one in Tallinn, unsure if it is complete; Michal bought one cheaply Red Cross? Pharmacy?
Washing-up liquid
Replacement tubes for trailers (16-inch and 20-inch)
Sponges
Plastic bags
Matches, lighters
A4 sheets of paper
Big sheets of paper (for rota and workshops)
Markers
Pens (rate of loss about 1 per day…)
Puncture repair kit (with a looot of patches, maybe 10–20 per month?) Candid, Michal The cheapest is to get a big tube of vulcanizer and to get several big packs of patches (that don't contain anything else). Those are difficult to find though. In some countries they have them in the home-improvement stores.
Spices
Maps
Small book for finances
Small book for circle decisions
Gaffer tape
Transparent tape (Tesa/Sellotape)
Grease, chain-oil, anti-rust spray
Bungees (rate of loss +∞) Inner tubes can be used, but bungees are more convenient because they have hooks. The best thing is to put hooks on inner tubes.

Optional things to bring

Things that are not absolutely necessary and are thus not communal, but would be useful if some people brought them to share.

What? Who can bring it?
Sewing Kit Candid + ?
A netbook/laptop - so we can blog along the way! Candid
Walkie-Talkies
Battery charger for batteries of bike lights or mobile devices Candid

Other things that we have

Some things that are really not essential, but they are in our communal stuff:

  • Some stick to do circus stuff with (apparently made from an old inner tube)

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