LEJOG Kit List – All I took…

Bike Equipment

  • Specialized Tarmac Sport carbon road bike with Shimano 105 upgrades
  • Harry Rowland handbuilt wheels – Mavic OpenPro rims, 36x Sapim spokes (both front & rear) on Ambrosio hubs
  • Profile Design Century ZB Cycling Aerobar Road Handlebars
  • Plescher seatpost Pannier mount
  • Axiom Columbus DLX Pannier
  • Velotrac pak (modified)
  • Cateye lights (front & rear)
  • Topeak Road Morph G Bike Pump
  • Specialized bike lock
  • 2x  1 litre drink bottles

Bike Tools & Repair

  • Cable ties
  • Electrical tape
  • 2x QuickLink chain repair links
  • Spare inner tube x 3
  • Alien multitool
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Spoke spanner
  • Tyre levers


  • Specialized Propero II Helmet
  • Maxpro sunglasses plus spare lenses
  • Rapha Team Sky short sleeve jersey
  • Probike PBK Newzealand Champion short sleeve jersey
  • Endura XTract gell bib shorts
  • Gore Bikewear gel bib shorts
  • Socks x 2
  • Endura neoprene overshoes (winter)
  • Funkier Winter leg warmers
  • Garneau Winter arm warmers
  • Agu Secco lightweight rain jacket
  • Specialized Bodygeometry gel gloves x 2
  • Uniqlo underpants x2
  • Evening Shirt (Dare2B Base layer Teeshirt)
  • Evening Pants (Cargo Mid-length Shorts)
  • Neoprene Beach Shoes

Toiletries & Consumables

  • Contact lenses
  • Toothbrush & travel toothpaste
  • Razor & oil
  • Sudocrem (transferred into a flat tin)
  • Suncream
  • Tablets (paracetamol, hayfever, proplus)


  • Garmin FR60 with Speed/Cadence & Heart rate monitor
  • Sigma speed & distance cycle computer
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab2 tablet & charge cable
  • GoPro Hero 3 Silver camera, bar mount, helmet mount & charge cable
  • Powergen mobile Juice Pack 12000 and charge cable
  • Masterplug Surge protector USBx2 mains charger
  • Apple iPhone4S and charge cable

That was absolutely everything, as all of the above had to pack into my Axiom. I love my Axiom – like the film, Wall-E, it was my mothership for 13 days.

Note: The photo shows my bike setup prior to me being hit by a car (the day after  this photo). The bike was totalled, and was replaced with the Tarmac Sport.


12 June 2013