Kit

People keep asking me what I’m taking with me on the TCR so here goes. I imagine there will be many changes to this page as I keep refining and repacking but here’s what I’ve got so far…

Bike: Kinesis Racelight TK3 with Ultegra compact groupset (11-32 cassette) and Fizik Luce saddle

Wheels: H Plus Son Archetype rims (28h); Exposure Revo dynamo front hub; Hope Mono RS Road rear hub – handbuilt by me

Bikepacking bags: Apidura – regular seatpost bag; 9 litre handlebar drybag with clip-on accessory pocket; extended top tube bag; regular food pouch

Sleep set-up: Rab Neutrino 200 sleeping bag, Rab ascent bivvy and Rab silk liner; Thermarest NeoAir

Clothing: Rapha Brevet bibs x 2; Rapha Flyweight jersey;  Twin Six Artcrank jersey; Rapha Classic Gilet; Rapha Lines Pro Team arm screens; Castelli Nanoflex arm warmers and leg warmers; Endura FS260 Pro Adrenaline race cape

Bits and bobs: Igaro D1 USB dynamo charger; Anker Astro Mini portable charger; Garmin Edge 800 and Edge 510 back-up; Petzl e+LITE headlamp