Equipment


Basic equipment:

Frame: INTEC, steel
Transmission: Rohloff 14 gear hub
Crank: Miche Team
Chain: good ol’ Rohloff
Brakes: Magura HS33 oil pressure rim brake
Wheels: Rims: Mach1 210 MTB “BOS”, 26”, double ear
Spokes: Sapim
Hub dynamo: Shimano DH-3N80
Security locks by PitLock
Cockpit: Stem: X-Act
Headset: Tecora
Handlebar: ITM with bar ends by Contec and ergo grips
Saddle: Brooks Flyer Special
Speedometer: Sigma BC1200
Carrier: Tubus Logo (back), Tubus Ergo (front)
Tires: Schwalbe Marathon plus anti puncture layers
Lights: B+M Lumotec (front), Toplight (back)
Pedals: Wellgo with straps
Bags: Back roller, front roller
Rack pack size L
Handlebar bag
Bag for maps and GPS
10 liter waterskin
Spare parts: 8x spokes (back and front)
6x tubes
2x tires
4x bulbs for front light
Chain oil
2 x pinions
2x chains
Repair kit: 1x Allen key set
1x slotted screwdriver
1x Phillips screwdriver
1x multi screwdriver with various bits
1x multi tool
1x pinion extractor
1x spoke wrench
1x chain riveter
1x Magura oil refilling set
2x combination pliers
1x gaspipe pliers
Loads of puncture repair stuff
Duct tape, cable straps, wires
Fortunately, toothbrushes can be bought once in a while
Cooking: 1x Primus multi fuel stove 1 liter
1x Primus multi fuel stove 1.5 liters
Documentation:
Film:

1x camera Sony HDR HC 9E with skylight and polarizing filter
1x high class lithium ionic accumulator
1x microphone Bayerdynamic MCE 86N (c) S.02
1x monopod WAL-1983 carbon with ball head Walimex FT-001H
Loads of Mini DV cassettes
Housing:
Peli Box Small II (Model 1150) and Dörr camera cover

Photo
1x Canon FT QL
Lenses:
Canon FL 50mm, 1:1,4
Canon FD 28mm, 1:2,8
Vivitar 28-200mm, 1:3,5
Suitable skylight and polarizing filters
Loads of slide films
1x Lumix
2x 8 Gig Memory Card
1x spare accumulator
Power supply: resumably from our friendly sponsor Solarc:
Solar panel: silicium crystal, 2x 6 watts
Loading regulation
Universal recharger with variably adjustable loading box for lithium ionic accumulators

On own expenses:
Lead gel accumulator for energy backup (20 ah)
12 V DC - recharger for mains voltage
Travel socket
Map material: Michelin:NO-Africa, Arabia, 1: 4.000.000
Central - , South Africa, Madagascar, 1: 4.000.000
Collins:
Middle East, 1:2 000 000
freytag&bernd:
Italy, 1:600 000
Reise Know How:
Egypt, 1: 125.000
Sudan, 1: 1.800.000
Ethiopia, 1: 1.800.000
Kenya, 1: 950.000
Tanzania, 1:1.200.000
Garmin:
Weltkarte
Books: Guide books from Reise Know How:
Libya
Egypt
Ethiopia
Tanzania
“Wo es keinen Arzt gibt” (where there is no physician)
A little fiction
Sleeping: 1x tent Xtend Breez 3 (a silicon coating is important for a better resistance against ultra violet light)
2x down sleeping backs
2x silk sleeping backs
2x thermo mats
2x mosquito nets
Communication: 2x Nokia 1680 C
Documents: Each with 2x passports
International student IDs
International driver’s licenses
Vaccination cards
Insurance certificates
Each with 2 copies of each document
Health: Vaccinations:
Typhus
Rabies
Polio, tetanus, pertussis, diphtheria
Meningococcal meningitis
Hepatitis A/B
Amarillic typhus

First aid kit
Foreign countries health insurance
Members of IMH