What to bring

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If you are coming to the Biketour, what you might find useful (and we think it's essential):

  • ... a bike Read more here: FAQ#Bikes
  • A bike helmet (not essential, but on some of the roads pretty usefull for your safety)
  • A bike lock (with the key or combination, of course)
  • bikelights, back and front (we try not to cycle in the dark, but if we do - car's will NOT expect you)
  • A puncture repair kit, spare tubes and bike pump (just in case)
  • A container to keep maps dry
  • Water container (min. 1 liter)

  • A tent
  • Sleeping bag & mat
  • Cycling clothes for all types of weather (but take as little clothes possible) - light colored, synthetic clothes preferred to resist sun and sweat, bright/strong/relflective clothes handy to 'be noticed by motorized traffic)
  • Swimming stuff
  • Your mobile phone and charger
  • Organic (biodegradable/non-polluting) soap, shampoo and toothpaste
  • Sun cream, sunglasses, long sleeved shirts
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Medication you (might) need.
  • Plate, cup & cutlery
  • A flashlight, ideally a headlight

  • Valid ID like passport
  • Visa you might need
  • Money - in 2010, Biketour charges at least € 5,- per day, and you might want to buy stuff yourself. All countries we pass through will have their own valuta

  • Vegan and/or vegetarian recepies for one (or two) pot meals on the campfire, some herbs you like

what you could bring

'''(please verify with us, so we know who brings what)'''

  • Maps of the region
  • A camera (check already if you can upload to our gallery)
  • A video camera
  • Good chopping knives
  • A relevant book or other reading material in english that you wish to share with participants
  • a small shovel
  • basic medical kit
  • specialized medical equipment in case you have
  • specialized bike tools (if you are p.e. mechanic and you have)
  • a spare phone & charger for BT
  • musical instrument, circus things !
  • USB sticks with movies - especially related to the BT theme (energy, climate change, ...) and with many :) subtitles
  • A small laptop/netbook or any mobile device to feed our twitter, etc.

Don't forget to register, and "maak van thuisblijvers geen spoorzoekers", and tell your folks!!!