When planning a big tour by bicycle, choosing what kit to take from among the hundreds of products on offer can seem extremely daunting. The choices seem endless – and your panniers worryingly compact. This is why good planning is essential. And why you should absolutely not do anything that Rebecca did when preparing for her 11,000km cycle to Tehran. Join Rebecca and learn from her mistakes when packing for a long bicycle trip. Do not try to squeeze in almost everything you own. And do not – and she cannot be clearer on this – attempt to take a ukulele. If you follow everything Rebecca did not do to a tee, your expedition is almost guaranteed to be a brilliant success.
Read more about her trip at www.thebicyclediaries.co.uk.
No, just turn up