The summer travel season is right around the corner and planning for your next adventure can be easy with this detailed bike travel checklist.

The Ultimate Bike Travel Checklist for Guaranteed Fun on Your Next Adventure

The summer travel season is right around the corner and planning for your next adventure can be easy with this detailed bike travel checklist. In the photo above, a touring cyclist on the Root River Bluff & Valley Bike Tour is looking over the items she packed for the three-day bike ride. Whether its an overnight trip, a weekend getaway or a full multi-day bicycle tour, here is a handy checklist of items you may want to consider for your #nextbikeadventure:

(Please note  – some of the items have links to interesting articles to help you further)

THE PRE-DEPARTURE BIKE TRAVEL CHECKLIST:

___ Newspaper Stop                       ___ Mail Stop                  ___ Kennel Pets Reservation

___ Tune-up Bike/                           ___Clean                          ___ Yard Work

___ Check Weather Forecast         ___Pack/Ship Bicycle

___ Set Cylcometer to zero           ___ Large blanket to cover bike in truck

___ Remove both bike pedals by turning wrench toward back of bike.

___ Put pedals in bike shoe(s) in duffle bag!!!

CASUAL TIME CHECKLIST:

___ Bags (50 lbs max per bag)               ___ Wallet                             ___ Insurance Cards

___ Cash ($50/day est.)                           ___ Route Map                     ___ Cap/Hat

___ I.D.’s/Road ID Bracelet                     ___ Cell Phone &Charger   ___ Umbrella

___ Laptop/Tablet /Chargers                 ___ Sunglasses                     ___ Eyeglasses /Case/Straps

___ Eye Contacts/Solution                     ___ Sun Block                        ___ Chap Stick (SPF)

___Bug  Repellent                                   ___ Music / Earphones         ___ Address Book

___ Notebook Journal / Pen                  ___ Business Cards              ___ Fanny Pack / Backpack

___Stamps                                                ___ Tylenol or Ibuprofen     ___Charger

___ Camera/Cell Phone                          ___ Batteries (AA, etc.)         ___ Gatorade Powder

___ Bath Towels                                       ___ Pillow/Covers                 ___ Toiletries

___ Toilet Paper                                       ___ Bio Degradable Soap    ___ Medications

___ Ear Plugs (for sleeping)                    ___ Baby Powder                 ___ Swimsuit

___ Shorts                                                ___T-shirts                             ___ Shoes /Flip Flops

___ Long Sleeve T-shirt/Sweatshirt     ___ Dirty Clothes Bag           ___ Solar Shower Bag 3 gal.

___ ‘Woolite’ (if you wash)                     ___ Gum                                  ___ Hand Wipes

___ Kleenex (travel size)                        ___ Can Koozie                       ___ Bungie Cords

___ Book / Magazine                             ___Garbage Bags                   ___ Zip Lock Bags = SM, LG, XL

___ Plastic Grocery Bags (to cover bike seat at night)

___Heavy duty rubber bands (you’ll find a use)

CAMPING CHECKLIST:

___ Tent/Stakes/Mallet/Ground Tarp       ___ Tent Fan                      ___ Waterproofed Tent

___ Sleeping Bag / Air Mattress                 ___ Clothes Line / Pins    ___ Tent Whisk Broom

___Water Filter                                             ___Camp Stove                 ___Cooking utensils

___Eating utensils                                        ___Camp light

BIKE GEAR CHECKLIST:

___ Bike (remove pedals!)        ___ Cycling Shoes                       ___ Panniers/Bike Bags

___ Tire Pump/ CO2                  ___ Front & Rear Bike Lights     ___ On-Bike First Aid Kit

___ Bike Tools / Rags / Oil        ___ Tubes / Patch Kit                  ___ Bike Lock

___ Helmet                                 ___ Gloves (2)                               ___Bandannas / Headbands

___ Jerseys                                 ___Bike Shorts                              ___ Chamois Butt’r

___ Rain Gear                            ___ Water Bottles / Camel Back ___ Face towel (for on bike)

___ Head strap light                 ___ Ace Wraps, etc                       ___ Power or Granola Bars

___Shift/Brake Cable               ___Spare Spokes Front                ___Spare Spokes Rear (L&R side)                

Here at HaveFunBiking.com we hope you find the following this Bike Travel Checklist helpful in planning your #nextbikeadventure.

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