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How do we prepare
for each trip &
what gear do we carry?

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Actual Packing List for Six (6) Month Middle East & Eastern Europe Trip in 2006

Over the years the make and model of equipment and gear we take might change, but overall what we take stays the same.

RIDING GEAR
- (2) Arai XD Helmets
- (2) Pairs of First Racing Summer Cloves
- (1) Olympia Motorcycle Jacket
- (2) Fieldshear Motorcycle Pants
- (1) Fieldshear Motorcycle Jacket
- (2) Pairs of SIDI Motorcycle Boots
- (1) UFO Back Protector
- (1) Back Protector
- (2) Rain Suits


CLOTHES
Mike
- (2) T-Shirts
- (1) Short Sleeved Button Shirt
- (1) Pair Zip of Pants
- (1) Pair of Wool Socks
- (4) Pairs of Black Running Socks
- (3) Pairs of Swim Speedos
- (1) Pair of Swim Shorts
- (1) Pair of Trail Running Shoes
- (1) Pair of Sandals
- (1) Turtle Neck Neoprene Sweater
Ruby
- (1) Tank Top
- (1) Short Sleeved Neoprene Top
- (1) Pair Zip of Pants
- (1) Pair Zip of Skirt
- (1) Long Sleeved Shirt
- (4) Pairs of Socks
- (2) Bikinis
- (1) Pair of Trail Running Shoes
- (1) Pair of Sandals
- (1) Turtle Neck Neoprene Sweater & Pants

HYGIENE STUFF
Mike's Shaving Kit
- Toothbrush & Toothpaste
- Nail Clipper
- 6 Month Supply of Contact Lenses
- Contact Storage and Cleaning Supplies
- Shampoo
- Razor
- Deodorant

Ruby's Essential Kit
- Toothbrush & Toothpaste
- 6 Month Supply of Contact Lenses
- Contact Storage and Cleaning Supplies
- Shampoo & Conditioner
- Razor
- Face & Body Lotion
- Hair brush
- Maxi Pads & Tampons (2 months supply)
- Hair Elastics

FIRST AID KIT - Adventure Medical Kits Backcountry
Bleeding & CPR
- (50) Alcohol Swabs
- (3) Antimicrobial Hand Wipes
- (1) Filtered Mouth Barrier
- (2) Sterile Combine ABD Pads
- (1) Set of Blue Gloves
Fracture/Sprain
- (2) Triangular Bandages
- (1) Sam Splint
- (1) Tensor Bandages
Medication
- (1) First Aid Manual
- Allergy Pills
- Anti-Diarheal � Loperamite Amodium
- Benadryl
- Contac Complete
- (4) Syringes
- Bladder Infection Pills
- Eye Drops
- Petro Bismol Caplets
- (1) Thermometer
- (1) Tensor Bandage
- (1) Tweezers
- (1) Scalpel
Wounds Care/Burn/Blister
- (1) Duck Tape
- (2) Containers of Metamucil
- (1) Container with Tylenol, Advil, Aspirin
- (1) Container with Tylenol 3
- (3) Safety Pins
- (1) Syringe
- (1) Sterile Wound Closure Strip
- (2) Compound Benzoin Tincture, USP, Swabsticks
- (1) pair of Scissors
- (1) Razor
- (2) Second Skin Moist Pads
- (1) Sting Relief Medicated Pad
- (1) lot Bandages
- (6) After cuts & Scrapes Antiseptic
- (2) Epi Pens
- (2) Cotton Tipped Applications
- (3) Gauze Sponges
- (2) Blister Second Skin
- (4) Avant Gauze Sponges
- (3) Non-Adherent Pad
- (1) Surgical Scrub Brush-Sponge
- (2) Gauze Bandages
- (1) Tape
- (1) Leuke Tape
- (1) Elasto Blast Tape

ELECTRONICS
- (1) Lap Top
- (1) Olympic Waterproof Digital Camera
- (1) Nikon Digital Camera
- (1) Sony Digital Video Camera
- (1) Iridium Satellite Phone
- (1) Garmin GPSmap 76CS
- (1) Garmin GPS BMW Motorrad Navigator II

CAMPING GEAR
- (1) Set MSR Pots & Pans (3 litre pot, 2, litre pot, 1 litre pot, handle)
- (4) MSR IsoPro Premium Blend Fuel (355g each)
- (1) MSR Camping Stove
- (2) Sets of Spoons, Forks & Knives
- (1) Knive
- (2) Plastic Plates
- (2) Plastic Cups
- (2) Plastic Bowls
- (1) Water Purification System
- (2) LED Headlamps
- (1) Emergency Silver Folio Blanket
- (1) Two People Sleeping Bag
- (2) Pillow Cases
- (1) Four Men Tent c/w underlay
- (2) Thermarests
- (2) Chairs
- (2) Dish Towels
- (1) Dish Soap
- (1) Sponge
- (1) Roll of Toilet Paper
- (1) Deck of Cards
- (2) Adventure Towels (Fast Dry)
- (1) Pair of Scissors
- (1) Leatherman
- (1) Blast Match
- (2) Emergency Flares
- (2) Lighters
- (1) Matches
- (2) Camelbaks
- (1) Sunblock SPF/FPS30
- (1) Bottle of Insect Repellent

FOOD (DRY ONLY) - Three (3) weeks of supply
- (4) Power Bars
- (1) 400ml of Cooking Oil
- (4) 900g Bags of Noodles
- (4) Lipton Sidekicks - Spicy Spaghetti
- (8) Lipton Sidekicks - Different Varieties
- (1) 500g of Powdered Milk
- (18) Tea Bags
- (1) 500g of Brown Sugar
- (5) Knorr Soup Sauces
- (4) Lipton Soups
- (2) Potato Creamy Soups

BOOKS & MAPS
- (1) DK Publishing Turkey Travel Book
- (1) DK Publishing Egypt Travel Book
- (1) DK Publishing Greece Travel Book
- (1) DK Publishing Jerusalem/Israel Travel Book
- (1) DK Publishing Jordan Travel Book
- (1) Lonely Planet Middle East Travel Book
- (1) Lonely Planet Eastern Europe
- (1) Arabian Heritage Guides � Off Road in the Emirates
- (1) Middle East Map by Cartographia
- (1) Middle East Map by Geo Projects
- (1) Oman Map by Ministry of Tourism
- (1) Yemen Map by Freytag & Berndt
- (1) Egypt Map by Freytag & Berndt
- (1) Jordan Map by Freytag & Berndt
- (1) Syria Map by Freytag & Berndt
- (1) Turkey Map by Freytag & Berndt
- (1) Israel Map by Freytag & Berndt
- (1) Greece Map by Freytag & Berndt
- (1) UAE/Oman Map International Travel Map

SPARES/MOTORCYCLE RELATED ITEMS
- (1) Set of SIDI Straps
- (2) 5 Liter Fuel Cans
- (1) Brake/Clutch Leaver
- (2) Tire Repair Kits
- (4) Tie - downs
- (2) Diving Kits (Snorkel & Mask)
- (1) Tire Iron
- (2) BMW Oil Filters c/w seals
- (1) 12VDC Air Compressor
- (2) Tubes JB Weld
- (1) Tire Pressure Gauge
- (4) Cargo Nets

TOOL KIT
- (1) Flash Light
- (1) Side Cutters
- (1) Oil Filter Wrench
- (1) Needle Nose Pliers
- (1) Adjustable Wrench
- (2) Screw Drivers
- (1) Vise Grip Pliers
- (1) 17mm Wrench
- (1) 14mm Wrench
- (1) 12mm Wrench
- (1) 10mm Wrench
- (1) 1/2" Wrench
- (1) 11mm Socket
- (1) 12mm Socket
- (1) 13mm Socket
- (1) 14mm Socket
- (1) 17mm Socket
- (1) 1/4"Drive Ratchet
- (7) Allen Key Wrench
- (18) Torx Sockets

BAGS
- (2) Touratech Aluminum Panniers c/w Liners
- (2) Jesse Bags
- (1) 45 L Touratech Tank Bag c/w (2) side Tank Bags
- (1) BMW Tank Bag
- (1) Camera Bag
- (1) Pelican 1500 Case

 

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