Vietnam Cycle gears checklist

The key to staying comfortable while on an active trip is layering. To get maximum comfort with minimum weight, you need versatile layers that mix and match to create the right amount of insulation, ventilation and weather protection. This gear list has been created to help you choose the proper equipment. Try to bring only what is necessary; this will help you and the field staff.

Weather: Throughout our trip, morning temperatures are typically in the 20-32C range, warming to the 80s or low 90s during the afternoon. High humidity can be expected in most of the regions we visit.  Rainfall is a possibility at any time during the year.  Staying adequately hydrated and using appropriate sun protection should be a priority for all trip participants.

We provide bikes hire :

Mountain bikes:

  • TREK 4500, GIANT YUKON . From 10-15 USD/day

  • GIANT XTC, ATX PRO. From 16-20 USD/day

  • CANNONDALE F3 FATTY FRONT SUSPENSION =18-25 USD/day

  • CANNONDALE F2  LEFTY FRONT SUSPENSION= 20-25 USD/day

  • CANNONDALE RZ  ONE TWENTY 3 FULL SUSPENSION = 20- 25 USD /day

Road bikes

  • Surly cross check = 20USD/day

  • Surly longhaul =20 USD/day

  • Trek 520= 20USD/day

  • Kona Sutra = 20 USD /day

The bike has including

         Water bottle cage

         Geo saddle cove.

Note:

-       We bring you to our store for test the bike before you departure your trip. In here you will meet our mechanic; he will show you your bike please ensures that your bike are in good working order before you leave on tour. If you are not the most mechanically minded we suggest that you should check your bike looked at by a professional bike mechanic in my store. In particularly we would suggest looking and adjusting all wheel spokes, greasing all your bearings, checking your brakes/gears cable, tighten all nuts and bolts, check chain, quick release clamps, and tires. In addition make sure the bike is well serviced and ride it with as much care and attention as possible.

-       If group less than 6 people, we don’t have Mechanic follow group. Spare only has tubes, chain link, wheel set.

-       In the morning every day, you should check your bike , and greasing chain and cable and inform for Tour Leader if bike not working well. 

You should prepare document and gears as below:

Official Papers

         Valid passport and visa

         Airline tickets

 

Luggage

         Duffel bag, large and sturdy

         Daypack or fanny pack

         Luggage tags and luggage locks

         Money belt

 

Casual Clothing

         Lightweight fleece or synthetic top

         Pants - synthetic, quick-drying

         Shorts - synthetic, quick-drying

         Long-sleeve shirts for sun protection

         T-shirts

         Underwear

         Socks

         Swimsuit

         Bring a few lightweight, easily washable items for city and travel wear

 

Bicycling Accessories

         Helmet (required), please bring your own

         Cycling gloves

         Water bottle or hydration pack. On mountain bike trip we suggest you should have Camelback with more than 2 L ( some time we don’t have car support for more than 30km )

         Bicycling Clothing

         Cycling jerseys, short sleeve, quick drying

         Cycling pants/shorts

         Cycling raingear, jacket and pants, waterproof and breathable

 

Outerwear

         Waterproof, breathable rain/wind jacket

         Rain/wind pants

         Footwear

         Cycling shoes (or running shoes with stiff soles)

         Walking shoes/sandals

 

Accessories

         Sunglasses and retainer strap

         Sun hat with brim

         Sunscreen (SPF 15 or higher)

         Lip protection (SPF 15)

         Toiletry kit

         Personal first-aid kit

         Plastic bags, various sizes including one extra-large garbage bag to line duffel bag

         Insect repellent

         Hand sanitizer/Handi wipes

         Travel towel

         Face mask/bandana

 

Optional Accessories

         Saddle or 'gel' seat cover

         Favorite snack food and/or energy bars

         Camera, film and spare batteries

         Reading and writing materials

         Electrical converter and adapter

         Flashlight or headlamp

         Laundry cord and clips

         Watch with alarm or travel clock

         SPD

BikingVietnam

Classic biking
Hanoi cycling ( 1 day)
Hanoi biking ( 2 days)
Easy northern cycle  ( 5days )
Cycling holiday  (10days )
Essential Vietnam  (14days )
Biking SaiGon to Hanoi ( 15days )
Mekong delta on wheel   (5days )
Mountain bike
Maichau mountain bike ( 3 days )
Mountain bike Sapa  (3days)
Mocchau off-roads ( 4days )
Northern dirt trails ( 7 days)
Back roads Vietnam (8days )
North west mountain bike (10days)
North east mountain bike (10days)
Road bike
Hochiminh trails cycling (9days)
Tour de Vienam (15 days )
Mountain cycling cross  (9 days)
Family cycling tours
Cycling with kids (12 days)
Family biking (5days )
Multi-sport holiday
Northern multi-sport (9 days)
Vietnam Iron-Man ( 12 days)
Bike and trek (9days )
Maichau trek and bike (6days )
Cambodia cycling
Angkor Wat cycling (5days)
Thailand to Hanoi ( 21days)
Cambodia-cycling (13days )
Cambodia back road (12days)
Cambodia road bike ( 15days)
Lao bike tours
Laos mountain bike (12days)
Lao cross biking  (13days)
Lao back road ( 13days)
Lao road bike (10days )
 
 

 

 

 

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