LEL 2005 equipment list

Equipment list for London-Edinburgh-London 2005

Raleigh Special Products 853 + carbon fork w/mudguard eyes
32-spoke wheels, Mavic open pro rims
Michelin Pro-grip 23c tyres (hardly used, left over from spring crit racing)
Campagnolo 9-speed gears, 13-26 cassette
FSA CFJ compact chainset, 50/36 rings
Front lights: Schmidt dynohub and Lumotec standlight + Cateye HL-MC200 halogen backup
Rear light: Cateye TL-AU100 led (new bracket fitted to minimise chance of light bouncing out)
Bottles: 2 x 1-litre

Bike preparation:
New(ish) tyres fitted (as above)
All new cables, inner and outer
New handlebars and handlebar tape
New chain

In saddlebag:
Normal day-ride repair kit:
Inner tubes (3)
Tyre levers
Spoke key
Chain tool
Zip ties
Puncture repair kit (glue, patches, etc.)
Assorted zip ties + roll of electrical tape
Spare tyre
Spare bulbs (2)
Spare photocopy of routesheet
Spare bibshorts
Legwarmers (forgotten on the day)
Long sleeve top
Track mitts
Sunglasses + softcase
Medical kit:
Assorted plasters
Film canister of Assos chamois cream
Small squeezy tube of factor-30 sun screen
Credit card
Audax mini-biro
Assos waterproof jacket
Night kit:
“Sam Brown” reflective belt
Reflective leg bands
Malt loaf
Energy bars (3)
Energy gels (2)
Carbo drink mix (enough for 2 litres)
Mobile phone
Overnight bag for car:
Sleeping bag
Change of clothes
Toothbrush + comb
In Drop bag:
Energy bars (4)
Energy gels (3)
Malt loaf (x2)
Carbo drink mix (enough for 3 x 2 litres)
Batteries (4 x AA for halogen light)
Inner tubes (2)
Small bottle of chain oil