Some of the kit that I use by preference and recommend for adventure racing


Full suspension: Giant Anthem

Hardtail: Trek 9.8

Training bike: Lemond Poprad Cross Bike. Marin Eldridge Grade Singlespeed

Bike Accessories

Lights: Exposure Maxx Enduro and Exposure Joystick. Solid Lights 1303.

Map board: Nordenmark


Shorts: iRule Ninjas/Motus. Endura FS 260

Baselayers: Smartwool Merino Wool, Helly Hansen SLX, USE X-Zone, howies NBL

Gloves: Nomis Full Fingers.

Waterproof Jacket: Paramo Velez Adventure Smock (Winter) or OMM Kamleika Smock or Macpac Zone (Summer)

Windproof: Montane pertex shell

Waterproof Trousers: OMM Kamleika

Socks: Smartwool or Bridgedale or Sealskinz waterproof mid light

Tights: Skins or iRule Whistlers

Shoes: Nike Orizaba (for expedition racing) or Inov-8 Mud Claws

Other equipment

Multisport Helmet: Salewa Krypton

Headtorch: Princeton Tec Apex or Petzl Myo XP

Kayak Paddle: Set Endorfin

Climbing Harness: CAMP XLH 95

Compass: Silva Jet Thumb Compass

Glasses: Adidas Evil Eye or Adidas Climacool Pro

Buff: Event’s own!

Backpack: Depends on event – Macpac AMP, OMM Classic, Inov-8 Race Pro 30, OMM Adventure Light, OMM Last Drop

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