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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

Permanent equipment

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

What? Where is it? Who is responsible?
1-wheel trailer + skewer Berlin Candid
1-wheel trailer + skewer Somewhere in Bulgaria Candid is taking care of contacting Caroxo
Small 2-wheel trailer + hinge Berlin Candid
German SIM card with cheap rates for EU Berlin Candid
Allen keys + chain link remover multitool Berlin Candid
Adjustable spanner to be bought Candid
Bone Berlin Candid
Communal phone (dual-SIM) + charger to be bought Candid
Waterproof bag for paper Berlin Candid
Folder to be bought
2 big cooking pots with lids - 1 taller light steel pot (that fits inside) 1 short, wider aluminium cooking pot Berlin Candid
2 x box graters 1 in Berlin, 1 to be bought
3 big steel bowls Berlin Candid
2 long wooden spoons Berlin Candid
4 chopping boards to be bought
some good knives to be bought
3 peelers 1 in Berlin, Elena brings some more
something to mash or blend stuff to be bought
2 plastic cups
cutlery (just a few things) including some communal spoons! to be bought
3 nestable tupper-ware boxes without lids Berlin Candid
Washers to get 1-wheel trailer skewer onto more bikes to be bought
4 water canisters to be bought
Tarp Berlin Candid
Fanny pack for money Berlin Candid
Funnel Berlin Candid
3 lock extensions to lock the trailers Berlin Candid
Bag for bike tools Berlin Candid


Other equipment that we have, but that is not necessary to replace if it gets lost:

  • 20-inch tube
  • 16-inch used tube
  • 3 back lights
  • 1 wooden pot scraper

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 Candid Red Cross? Pharmacy?
Liquid Propolis
Colloidal Silver
If possible ONE general BIODEGRADABLE shampoo, toothpaste and dishwash and a big handsoap?. Washing-up liquid, shampoo and sun-cream: feel free to bring these along, we're running out of time to go around looking for these
Fairer traded coffee / tea wholesale order through food-coop?
Big box for carrying spices, tea etc.
SIM card for every country
Replacement tubes for trailers (10-inch and 16-inch?)
2 kitchen towels
Cleaning soap
Handsoap for cooks
Plastic bags
Matches, lighters
A4 sheets of paper
Big sheets of paper (for rota and workshops)
Markers and pens
Puncture repair kit Candid
Small book for finances
Small book for circle decisions
Gaffer tape
Transparent tape (Tesa)

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
A netbook/laptop - so we can blog along the way!
Battery charger for batteries of bike lights or mobile devices


  • Cooking utensils - the majority of last year's cooking equipment is in Cluj, Romania with a collective where we spent the last days of 2013 biketour - HELP NEEDED TO GET IT TO THE START OF 2014 IN SOFIA!!
    • 1x big silver/ black pot + 1x big lid; metal
    • 2x medium black/ sliver pots
    • 1x medium black teflon pot
    • 2x medium pan lids; one blue, one metal
    • 1x white enamel washing up bowl
    • 3x white water containers (only 1 has a lid)
    • 5x white plastic chopping boards
    • 1x grater
    • 1x long wooden stirring spoon
    • 2x flat wooden spoons
    • 1x white/ yellow ladle
    • 1x small blue ladle
    • 1x wooden masher
    • 1x orange handled shovel
    • 1x red bag of spokes and skewers

Equipment in Berlin (May 2015):

  • Small 2-wheel trailer
  • Tarp
  • 2 big pots + lids
  • Fanny pack for money
  • 3 nestable tupper-ware boxes without lids
  • funnel
  • 2 big wooden serving spoons, 1 wooden scraper
  • 1 small peeler
  • 3 big metal bowls
  • 1 20-inch replacement tube
  • 3 back lights
  • 1 16-inch used tube