RAGBRAI Packing List 2016

Ongoing list, so I don’t forget. Items marked with “B” are carried on bike.

  • Sleeping bag (not just sheets–brrr)9718363_G
  • Pillow
  • Fan
  • GPS
  • Camera, charger, spare batteries
  • Batteries for GPS, fan, lights, etc.
  • Headlamp with red LED (B)
  • Earplugs(!)
  • Road ID
  • Sundry supplements and OTC remedies
  • Sunscreen (B)
  • Protein bars (B)
  • Cooling towel (B)
  • Regular towel (although most showers provide the disposable ones)
  • Phone charger and portable batteries (B)
  • Antibacterial wipes (B)
  • Spare glasses
  • Riding goggles
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat (B)
  • Warm hat
  • Headphones
  • Walkie-talkies (B)
  • Bike repair kit (tubes, air, multi-tool, tire levers, etc.) (B)
  • Rain jacket (B)
  • Travel bottles of Dr. Bronners/shampoo.
  • Hand degreaser (gojo, etc.) (B)
  • Pocket knife/Leatherman
  • Chain lube. I recommend the multi-use version of these.
  • Zip ties. Lots and lots of zip ties. (B)
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Howdy, I’m Jack Pate. This is my blog. I’ve been blogging since 1999 or so. This particular blog goes back to 2002, but it only features newer material. I am currently employed as director of social media for Tyson Foods, Inc. I work with the Corporate Affairs team there to develop strategies for our corporate social channels. Opinions here are my own. Pictures here are mainly of my cat.

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