You can bicycle around the world with nothing more than a poncho, and a pistol-- it's been done.   But I'm chicken and pay the price of lugging all this stuff along with me... Bike and gear weigh around 100 lbs.  I'm working on thinning things out.

Around Camp:
  • A Speer Hammock.  Super light, super versatile, and designed by Ed Speer.
  • Big Agnes Seedhouse 2 SL in custom brown stealth color

  • Sheepskin
  • Mont-Bell 0-degree sleeping bag
  • Petzel tikka XP 2 Headlamp
  • MSR Dragonfly stove with a 22oz bottle
  • 1 qt. enameled mug and spoon
The Closet:
  • REI element rainjacket
  • a good ol' plaid snap shirt
  • swim trunks
  • t-shirt
  • helmet
  • long johns
  • jeans
  • socks
  • Keen boots
  • Canon D10 waterproof Camera
  • SPOT Satellite messenger
  • music player
  • unlocked cell phone
  • Panniers--made from awesome Italian Army Surplus Alpine Rucksacks.  They are waterproof coated canvas-- very heavy duty, with 3 pockets.  Just rivet on a set of hooks and you are done.  I got them from this military surplus supplier who has tons of cool army gear, which is the best choice when durability is a top priority.  Capacity is about 2200 cubic inches for the pair.
  • Business papers: translation dictionary, maps, guides, journals, instructions, documents, etc
  • Good luck charms
  • needle/thread and the amazing Speedy Stitcher
  • lock
Tool Kit:
  • allen, torx, phillips, and slotted drivers
  • tire levers and patch kit
  • pitlock key
  • sprocket and bottom bracket removal tools
  • adjustable wrench
  • vise-grips
  • tweezers
  • pump
  • knife
  • leatherman
  • tubes
  • spokes
  • cord for lashing gear
  • brake disc and pads
  • cables and housing
  • fork seals
  • bearings