My Personal Kit
This is my personal kit I take riding with me. Even when I’m going for a relatively short ride I want to avoid forgetting anything. So I tend to carry quite a lot of kit with me. I use a Mavic Crossmax Hydropack – It has a large 25 litre capacity, loads of pockets and a durable construction. The padding on the back allows a decent amount of airflow and the shoulder and waist straps are comfortable. It also comes with a heat blanket and a bright cover for visibility.
- Elbow Pads
- Knee Pads
- GoPro camera
- Heat blanket
I prefer to carry these with me and use them when needed. I don’t need to wear body armour on many trails especially during summer. After a long climb I have it with me for the descent.
- Two 1 litre PBA free waterbottles
- Map of the area (if possible)
- Showerproof jacket
- First aid kit including lip balm and sunscreen
- Tyre pump, levers and emergency inner tube
- Suspension Pump
- Nutrition bars
I really appreciate that the pockets on my Fly shorts both have zips. There’s plenty of space for my keys, wallet and smartphone and I don’t feel restricted when pedalling.
Thank you for reading – happy trails!