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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?
Old 1-wheel trailer + skewer "Una" Barcelona Bru&Michal
Washers to get 1-wheel trailer skewer onto more bikes Barcelona
Small 2-wheel trailer "Lino" Barcelona Bru&Michal
Big 2-wheel trailer "Pepe" Barcelona Bru&Michal
New 1-wheel trailer Barcelona Bru&Michal
Orange bag with a zipper for 1-wheel trailer Barcelona Bru&Michal
Tool box Barcelona Bru&Michal
Allen keys (9-piece set) Barcelona Bru&Michal
Chain link remover (chain breaker) Barcelona Bru&Michal
"Bone" tool Barcelona Bru&Michal
Cone spanners (2x) 13/14 - 15/16 mm Barcelona Bru&Michal
Spoke key (plastic handle) Barcelona Bru&Michal
Spoke key (8 sizes) Barcelona Bru&Michal
Tire levers (1) Barcelona Bru&Michal
Rim tape Barcelona Bru&Michal
Crank puller - tapered square Barcelona Bru&Michal
Pedal (15mm) / hexagonal crank bolt (14/15mm) wrench Barcelona Bru&Michal
Bottom bracket tool - Shimano cartridge Barcelona Bru&Michal
Universal ring wrench Barcelona Bru&Michal
Pin tool for bottom bracket Barcelona Bru&Michal
Freewheel puller - Shimano SIS Barcelona Bru&Michal
Cassette lockring remover - Shimano HG/IG Barcelona Bru&Michal
Chain whip for cassette Barcelona Bru&Michal
Chain oil (classic) in metal can Barcelona Bru&Michal
Chain oil (thicker) Barcelona Bru&Michal
Grease Barcelona Bru&Michal
Lithium grease Barcelona Bru&Michal
Water pipe pliers (2x) Barcelona Bru&Michal
Standard pliers Barcelona Bru&Michal
Locking pliers Barcelona Bru&Michal
Snap-ring pliers Barcelona Bru&Michal
Small adjustable spanner Barcelona Bru&Michal
Big adjustable spanner (for bottom bracket tool - 32mm) Barcelona Bru&Michal
Ratchet spanner size 13 Barcelona Bru&Michal
Small flat-head screwdriver Barcelona Bru&Michal
Big floor pump Barcelona Bru&Michal
Small tail pump
Foot pump
Lock extensions to lock the trailers
1 tall steel pot with lid Barcelona Bru&Michal
1 wide aluminium pot with lid Barcelona Bru&Michal
1 box grater, 1 flat grater
3 big steel bowls (maybe 4?) Barcelona Bru&Michal
1 long wooden spoon Barcelona Bru&Michal
4 floppy chopping boards Barcelona Bru&Michal
2 big knives (one purple, one green)
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
1 strainer
2 big tupper wares
Scout SIM card (blau.de) Rocalet Lukas
Tail SIM card (blau.de) Berlin Candid
Scout phone (dual-SIM) + charger Rocalet Lukas
Tail phone + charger Berlin Candid
3 A4+ zip bags Barcelona Bru&Michal
1 A4 plastic baf for paper with unlosable pen Barcelona Bru&Michal
Fanny pack for money Berlin Candid
Sellotape holder Barcelona
Tarp Barcelona
Shit shovel Barcelona
Stickers Berlin Candid
Small tarp to cover box trailer Barcelona
Light 3x3m tarp for a shelter Barcelona

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 One old (incomplete) and one newer (maybe used) in Bcn Red Cross? Pharmacy?
Washing-up liquid
Replacement tubes for trailers (16-inch and 20-inch)
Plastic bags
Matches, lighters
A4 sheets of paper
Big sheets of paper (for rota and workshops)
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.
Small book for finances
Small book for circle decisions
Gaffer tape Candid
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 + Michal
A netbook/laptop - so we can blog along the way! Candid
Battery charger for batteries of bike lights or mobile devices Candid + Michal

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)