Thorn Nomad MKII – Size: 620L

Bike accessories:

Back Panniers – 2x Ortlieb Back Roller Plus (20l each) each with Ortlieb accessory bag/bottle cage mounting strips

Front Panniers – 2x Ortlieb Front Roller Classic, each with Ortlieb accessory bag/bottle cage mounting strips

2x Ortlieb bottle cages for bags, 2x Ortlieb Outer pockets

Handlebar bag – Ortlieb Ultimate 8 litre

Ortlieb 31 litre rack pack (tent, matt, pillow, wash basin, shoes, shopping bag)


Stove – MSR Dragonfly + 900ml bottle

Pots – MSR Quick Solo cooking pot, Keith Titanium 400ml pan and Titanium 800ml pot

Cutlery – Alpkit Foon, really good, except for spaghetti.

Firesteel – Light My Fire Swedish FireSteel 2.0


Tent – MSR Hubba Hubba NX with footprint (amazing tent, love it)

Alpkit hunka bivvy (usually put matt inside the bag when camping)

Sleeping bag – Mountain Equipment Helium 600 (excellent bag)

Sleeping Matt – Exped Synmat 7 (excellent matt)

Alpkit Rig 3.5 tarp, kelp


Son Dynamo front hub and SineWave Cycles Reactor USB port on headset for charging devices/batteries

GPS – Garmin 200 (small, light, uses very little battery, charges quickly)

Mobile phone

Camera – Canon EOS 550D with 18-55mm & 50mm lens with spare batteries and USB charger

GoPro Hero5

Headlamp – Petzl Reactik

Speaker – Sony SRX-XB10, with bluetooth and audio jack

Power Bank – Cellularline 3000 (small, light, pass through technology)

Travel Adaptor – Bestek World adaptor with USB ports

Kindle Gen6 eReader

Mac Book Pro 2010 model (1.8kg)


My clothing has changed a lot. I started with too much. Now I carry the minimum, 1 pair of shorts, 1 pair longs, 2 shirts, 2 undies, 2 pair socks, winter gloves, winter jacket, Decathalon rain trousers, beanie, goose down gillet.

Packing configuration:

Right front bag: Kitchen
Left front bag: MSR stove, spare tyre, tools

Left rear bag: Wardrobe
Right rear bag: Bedroom (sleeping bag, bag liner, laptop)

Rear rack pack: House (tent, sleeping pad, bivvy)
Handlebar bag: Office, camera, battery pack etc

Ortlieb accessory bags typically have food in them.