Southeast Asia

Bike:

Ghost SE9000 (* see below for spec)
Old Man Mountain – Cold Springs front rack
Topeak Super Tourist DX rack for disc bike
Front rollers: Vaude (actually these are back rollers, but I use them on the front rack)
Back rollers: Ortlieb Classic (Waterproof; the king of rollers)
Handlebar bag: Rixen Kaul

Spare parts for bike:

3 spokes for front wheel  and 3 for rear wheel
1 extra gear cable
4 brake pads
Topeak Road Morph Pump With Gauge
2 chain elements
Topeak multitool: Alien 2 (this is really great)
2 extra tubes
Tyres: Continental – Town & Country
A lot of patching kits (the glue tends to dry out)

Clothing:

2 long sleeved t-shirts
1 sweater
5 pair of underpants
5 pair of socks
3 t-shirts for wearing when out
2 pairs of zip-off pants
1 pair of swimming trunks
2 t-shirts for cycling (cotton – not ideal :()
2 pairs of cycling shorts with padding
1 pair of walking shoes
1 pair of walking sandals
1 pair of cycling shoes (SPD type clamps)
1 pair off beach/bathing sandals
1 travel towel

Electronics:

Toshiba nb-200 laptop + charger
Ipod Nano 16GB
Nokia N78 cell phone with GPS – For collecting GPS information only (I use it in offline mode) + charger

Diverse:

Compas
Knife (for all that fruit!)
Sunblock (the higher protection the better)

Camera gear:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT1 (Waterproof point-and-shoot camera)
Nikon D200
Nikon 18-70mm
Tokina 12-24mm
Tamron 90mm
Nikon 35mm f/2
Nikon SB-800 Flash
77mm Circular Polarizing filter + step-up rings for all linses
3 batteries for D200 + 2 for Lumix + chargers for both.
2*8GB memory cards for D200 + 1*8GB for Lumix
Small tripod (25-30 cm collapsed)
Lowepro Flipside 300 camera bag
Cleaning kit: Blower, Eclipse fluid (for CMOS), lens paper + lens fluid

Medicine:

Imodium – Stop pills – Puts a plug in your guts
Pain killers
Micropur – Water cleaners
Vibradox (Sandoz) – Malaria medicine
Ciprofloxacin – Against diarhea
Thermometer
Fucidin – Anti bacteria creme

*Ghost SE 9000:

SPECS SE 9000 Disc
FRAME 7005 T6 DB Disc LTS
FORK Marzocchi MX Pro Lock Out (2008 version), 100mm
SHOCK N/A REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano XT Shadow
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano XT
SHIFTER Shimano Deore XT SL
BRAKE LEVER Shimano XT Hydraulic Disc
BRAKES Shimano XT Disc, 180 mm
STEM GID
HANDLEBAR GID Riser, 620mm
HEADSET Ritchey
SEATPOST GID 31.6mm
SADDLE Ghost VL 1205
PEDALS Ghost light alloy
CRANKSET Shimano 542 22/32/44T
CASSETTE SPROCKET Shimano Deore 11-32T
BOTTOM BRACKET Shimano External BB
RIMS Mavic XM 317 Disc
HUBS Shimano XT Disc, Centre Lock
SPOKES DT Swiss 1.8mm
COLOUR Black Anodised
WEIGHT 11.9 kg

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