• Tim Tait

TABR 2018: Final Pack List and Gear Selection

Updated: Jan 12


Here's what made it to the start line with me for TABR. It certainly wasn't perfect, and several adjustments were made through the race.


  • Ibis Hakka MX with Enve AR 4.5 Disc Wheels wrapped in Schwalbe Pro-One Tubeless 28s

  • SON Dynamo Hub with Supernova Plug III USB port

  • SRAM 22 Mechanical with Quarq Powermeter– 50/34T with 11-32 cassette

  • TRP Mechanical Disc

  • Specialized Power Saddle

  • Bags:

  • Rockgeist Custom Full Frame Bag

  • Apidura 9L Seat bag

  • (2) Apidura Backcountry Top Tube Packs

  • Clothing:

  • 2 pairs of bibs & 1 jersey

  • Wool base layer

  • DNA Cycling convertible jacket/vest

  • Reflective Vest

  • Sun sleeves (used as well for some added warmth on cold days)

  • GORE Knee warmers

  • Pearl Izumi full shoe covers

  • Wool socks

  • Thermal beanie

  • Sun beanie (bald dome needs protection!)

  • Buff

  • Two pairs of gloves

  • Starting sleep setup

  • Borah Gear Ultralight Side Zipper Bivy

  • Nemo Fillo Inflatable Pillow

  • Sea to Summit 40 degree bag

  • Electronics & Lights

  • Cinq Cache Battery

  • Supernova E3- 350 lumens (wired directly to Dynamo)

  • Dart 150 lumens (for 2nd front light) and 2 CatEye X3s for the rear

  • Wahoo ELMNT

  • Phone

  • 4-1 charging wire and USB wall plug

  • Misc & Bike Maintenance

  • First Aid Kit

  • Water Filter

  • (2) Spare tubes, patches & pump

  • Multi-tool & quick link

I never weighed the bike and/or packs at any stage of prep or racing. It's heavy- let's leave it at that.

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