Forest Baker’s Bikepacking Gear

Name: Forest Baker
Age: 40′s
Height: 6′ 4″
Shirt: large-tall
Sunnyvale, CA
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Gear List: Utah Cliffs Tour


Lynskey MT 650 frame
RockShox Reba RL fork
Selle Italia Flow saddle
Lynskey Titanium seatpost
Stans ZTR Arch 29in wheelset
Ergon GP1 Large grips
Saguaro 29×2.2 tires
Stans sealant in tires

Bike Bags

Revelate frame bag
Revelate Pika seat bag
Revelate Gas Tank top tube bag


Performance sunglasses (and clear lenses)
Waltz cap
Bike Peddler mirror (on glasses)
Pearl Izumi Transfer sleeveless baselayer
Pearl Izumi Elite jersey
Pearl Izumi Elite Barrier jacket (just vest)
Pearl Izumi sun sleeves
Pearl Izumi Elite bib shorts
Pearl Izumi Select Gel cycling gloves
Pearl Izumi Attack socks
Pearl Izumi Select MTB shoes
Convertible Travel pants
Cotton t-shirt


Patagonia Torrentshell rain jacket
Craft rain knickers
Waterproof Event mittens


Patagonia Down Sweater vest
Pearl Izumi Thermal Lite arm warmers
Vaude Syberia Winter Gloves
Pearl Izumi headband
Sugoi knee warmers


Spare tube (1)
FiberFix emergency spoke
Park Tool emergency tire boots (3)
Spare presta valve stem
Shimano XT disk brake pads (1 pair)
Dumonde Tech Lite chain lube
Tenacious tape
Stans sealant 2oz bottle
Patches and glue tubes (2)
Spare bolts (BB bolts, shoe cleat)
Zip ties (4)


Topeak Micro Rocket pump
Spin Doctor Rescue multi-tool
Tire irons (2)
Sidewall repair kit (2 curved needles, thread, box cutter)


Garmin eTrex 20 GPS (w/ tracks, waypoints & maps)
Garmin GPS bike mount
Spot 2 GPS Messenger Unit
Printed profiles and resupply distance cue sheet


LD22 Flashlights (1 on bar, 1 on helmet)
Two Fish flashlite holder
Knog red light (on seat post)


Platypus 1l bladder
Potable Aqua iodine tablets


Spare Lithium AA (4)
Spare Lithium AAA (3)
Duracel USB charger
Multi-plug charging cord
USB wall plug
Smart phone

Toiletries / Meds

Sunscreen (in travel bottle)
Chamois Butt’r (2 packs)
Ibuprofen 400mg for pain
Zyrtec D for allergies
Ciprofloxacin for bacterial infection
Travel-size toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant
Toilet paper
Hand sanitizer


Cards: Credit, Bank, Health Insurance, License
Ziplock freezer bags (2) for random/messy food
Trash bag for protecting down jacket from rain
$80 in cash