The Pedalshift Project 294: Minimalist Packing for a Credit Card Tour

The Pedalshift Project 294: Minimalist Packing for a Credit Card Tour

We talk a lot about pack lists for a traditional camping tour, with our panniers stuffed to the brim with tents, sleeping bags and stoves. But what about the non-campers and the minimalists who don’t need to haul their shelter with them? On this episode we talk about must-carries for the inn-to-inn and credit card tourists!

The Pedalshift Project 294: Minimalist Packing for a Credit Card Tour

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Minimalist Packing for a Credit Card Tour

Tool kit/multitool
Spare tube and/or patch kit
First aid kit
Water – bottles? bladder system?
Small battery bank
Clothes – amount depends on tour and what you have
2 days of riding clothes (or maybe only one?)  – sink wash every night
1 set of “camp clothes”
What to contain it in?
MJ and I ran into that viola player years ago and he had a tiny handlebar roll
One pannier?
Bikepacking frame and saddle bags?
Waterproof > Not

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