Bill: Novara XR cross bike; Nan: Univega mountain bike
Blackburn rear rack
Blackburn front rack
2 oversized water bottles
3 bungee cords
1 cable lock
Ortlieb Bike Packer II rear panniers
Ortlieb Front Roller front panniers
handle-bar bag (w/map window)
photocopies of passports in handlebars (shhh!)
Bike repair parts:
That said, I'm sure that we have more stuff that we have yet to dig out. The dictum for luggage holds true: If you have space, you will fill it!
For mountaineering/trekking we have two backpacks. One is expedition size, which will hold the other inside it in its entirety. We brought rock-climbing shoes, but will probably leave them in Quito. I also have a 11mm rope, crampons, ice axe, and assorted caribiners and runners for climbing and glacier travel. However, we will probably have a 30 kg. weight limit each for the flight to Chile and most likely will leave a lot of this stuff in Quito with the hope that we can rent it elsewhere when we need it. Besides, how could we hope to carry all that stuff on the bikes once we are north of Santiago?
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