Mountain BikeEquipment Checklist

List Of Essentials For Your BPK Visit

BPK reccomends using the following checklist but participants are responsible for carrying as much or as little as they choose.


Mountain bike gear essentials.

    • Bike Helmet
    • Backpack
    • Water or energy drink
    • Food & snacks


Repair kit items for every ride.

    • Bike multi-tool with Allen keys. Some also have chain tools, spoke wrenches, Torx drivers, flathead and Phillips screwdrivers built in.
    • Spare tube, even if you’re tubeless.
    • Patch kit.
    • Tire levers.
    • Mini bike pump or CO2 inflator with cartridges.


Additional repair items you may want.

    • Shock pump.
    • Chain tool (if it’s not on a multi-tool).
    • Master chain link, like a PowerLink or Quick Link.
    • Zip ties.
    • Duct tape (mini roll).
    • Derailleur hanger and mounting bolts.
    • Clothing and PPE.
    • Bike shorts with or without padded liner shorts.
    • Riding jersey.
    • Bike shoes.
    • Bike socks.
    • Cycling gloves.
    • Lightweight packable shell and extra layers.
    • Body armour.
    • Eye protection/sunglasses.
    • Personal and safety.



    • Phone, plus a portable charger in waterproof case.
    • First aid kit.
    • Torch or headlamp in case a mechanical fault leaves you in the Dark Wood.
    • Sunscreen.
    • Insect repellant spray.
    • Compass or GPS.
    • GoPro or camera (optional).
    • Change of clothes, a towel and cold drinks stashed in your car for post-ride.

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