The Bike


Frame / Fork Surly Karate Monkey Size L

Crankset SRAM NX Eagle DUB Boost 175mm
Chainring SRAM GX 30T
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
Cassette SRAM GX Eagle 12 Speed 10-50T
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB BSA
Shifter SRAM GX Eagle 1×12 Trigger Shift
Headset Cane Creek 40
Brakes Avid BB7
Brake Levers Avid FR-5
Rotors Avid BB7 180/160
Grips Ergon GS1
Stem Truvativ Stylo T20 31.8 60mm
Handlebar Velo Orange Seine Bar
Saddle Brooks B17
Seatpost Radon Light 30.9mm

Front Hub DT Swiss 350 DB IS 15x110mm
Rear Hub DT Swiss 350 DB IS 12x148mm
Rims WTB Scraper i40 Spoke Hole 32 with DT Swiss Competition Spokes
Tires Vittoria Bomboloni 27.5 x 3.0
Pedals Shimano XT

The Bags

Revelate Designs Ranger Framebag L
Revelate Designs Handlebar Harness with 13L Ortlieb Dry Bag
Acepac Fuel Bag
2 Bikepack Bottle barbags
Backpack Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 35 RT
2 Blackburn Outpost Cargo Cage with Sea to Summit Big River Dry Bags 5L
Deuter Backpack 20L
Wolftooth roll top bag 1L on downtube


Tent Trekkertent Phreeranger + Footprint
Sleeping bag Cumulus Panyam Down 600 or 450
Sleeping bag inlet Cocoon Expedition silk
Sleeping pad Sea to Summit ultralight insulated regular
Pilow Sea to Summit Aeros ultralight regular


Edelrid hexon stove or Trangia Alcohol Stove + fuel bottle 0.66L + GSI Halulite Pot 1.1 l + service kit + wind shield
GSI Bowl, Snow Peak Ti cup, spoon, fork
Knife Opinel
Wood spatula
Water bottle 3×0,75 l + 1x Nalgene 1,5 l + velcro strap
2x Evernew water carry 2L, 4L Ortlieb water bag
Waterfilter Sawyer Squeez + syringe + adapter
5 Nalgene plastic container 2x60ml (salt,herbs) + 1x30ml Paprika+ 125ml (sugar,coffe)
2x Lighter smal (no electro, does not work in high altitude)
Sponge smal
4 Noaks Bags (Muesli, milk powder, rice, lentils)

Clothing Bike

Arcteryx Alpha FL Gore-Tex Pro jacket
Windbraker Maloja jacket long light
Chrome Industries shorts with leg warmers
Rain pants Vaude Drop Pants II
Long unterpants
2 Liner shorts with pad
Cycling shirt long
Cycling T-Shirt Merino
Rain mittens gloves
Gloves full
Gloves short
Gloves thin
Sun cap
2,5 Buff
Shoes ION Rascal (Cycling + Trekking)
Rain gaiters

Clothing normal

Trekking trousers light
Down jacket Haglöf Essenz III
T-Shirt 50/50
2 socks Merino
1 Sleeping shorts
1 Undershorts
Money belt
Money-document hip belt Macpac


Eagle Creek Pak it bag
Smal towel
Dental floss
Face cream
Sun cream
Skin cream Weleda
Mirror mini
Nail clipper
Beard scissors mini
Toilet paper

Medical kit

Polysept (iodine)
Azithromycin Sandoz (broad spectrum antibiotics)
Coal tablets (diarrhoea)
Lopedium (acute diarrhoea )
Dulcolax Dragees (Abführmittel laxative strong)
Talcid (Sodbrennen)
Ibuprofen AL600 (fever,inflammation)
Cetrizin Hexal (allergy)
Tea tree oil

Tools and spare parts

Tire patch Park Tool TB-2
2 Tubes Schwalbe
2 Patch kit
6 Spokes different lenght
Chain piece 10cm
3 Chain lock
Brake cable
Shift cable
Chain lube Wax
2 Breakpads
Cable ties large + small
Lacing thread strong
Screws + nuts different
Diverse Endtüllen f. Brems- Schaltzug und Hüllen
Cleaning rag Putzlappen
Duct tape
Electrical tape
Pump Lezyne Micro Floor Drive HV + spare gaskets
Pressure gauges
Chain rivet Kettennieter
Leatherman Kick
Allen keys 6,5,4,3,2 adapter 6-8
3 tire lever
Spoke tensioner
Schrader-Sclaverand valve adapter
Torx25 for Avid Brakes
Curved neadle + dental floss


Vaccination pass
EC card
Visa card
Cash money 400$ 50€
Health insurance card
Travel medical card
Flight ticket
Visiting cards
Copies of all above, bills of photo equipment (due to customs)
Sending all copies to email account

Electronical devices

Smartphone + charger + SP case + Handlebar holder
Ebook reader + charger
GPS Garmin Etrex30x + 6 LIPO batterys + charger + 2. Micro SD card + Handlebar holder
USB cable USB-A -> USB mini/micro (for smartphone, GPS)
Powerbank Zendure 10000mAh
Solar Panel Arvey 6W
Smal bag for all


Sony A7 II
Lens Zeiss FE 24-70mm F4
Mini tripod Novoflex
2x Spare battery
Polfilter Hoya
Remote release
5 SanDisk SD cards 16GB/32GB
Charger batteries photo
USB-SD/microSD Card Adapter
Photo cleaning set
Photo bag


Deuter document bag
Notebook paper small
Petzl head lamp
Repair set for sleeping pad
Bike lock small
Needle and thread
2 Tension straps
Auflage für Gepäckträger / Evazote Seat pad
Silicone grease
Glasses + case
Kompass Suunto mini
Mosquito head net
Suunto watch

My old Touring bike

Surly Long Haul Trucker