Important points to remember:

  • You are allowed one large holdall/rucksack/burgen (max 15kg) each.

The following list should help with your packing planning:

  • Passport + Photocopy
  • Baby wipes
  • Bottle holders (x2) Drink bottle (x2)
  • Bike Lights
  • Cash
  • Chain lube
  • Chamois cream/Vaseline
  • Credit or debit card
  • Cycle Helmet (Compulsory)
  • Cycling gloves
  • Cycling jersey (x3)
  • Cycling shoes
  • Cycling shorts (x4)
  • Cycling tights (x1)
  • Ear plugs (Plenty of snoring going on in shared rooms)
  • EHIC Card
  • Euro Star Tickets will be given out by your leader
  • Evening clothes. Casual, shorts T-Shirts etc)
  • Gilet (x1)
  • Glasses/sunglasses
  • Hi, Viz vest. With BS EN471 Class 2 Standard label. Compulsory to carry one in France at all times. (Supplied)
  • Inner tubes (you need to carry at least three with you at any one time) and you must be able to change inner tubes. If you don’t know? THEN LEARN NOW!
  • Insurance. We have Public Liability Insurance.  You need to ensure your own bike for damage or theft
  • Medication (where appropriate)
  • Mini bike pump attached to bike
  • Mobile phone
  • Mobile phone charger (labelled with your name)
  • Money Belt
  • Phone charging European adapter.
  • Mosquito/insect repellent
  • Multi-tool (including Allen keys)
  • Personal first aid kit (e.g. deep heat gel)
  • Puncture repair kit. You must be able to repair punctures. If you can’t – learn NOW!
  • Reflective clothing
  • Socks
  • Sun cream
  • Wash kit and personal toiletries (ideally biodegradable/environmentally friendly)
  • Watch
  • Waterproof jacket (x1)
  • Waterproof overshoes
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Waterproof pocket for Passport


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