The days are numbered until the Tour Divide begins, enthusiastic cyclists will start pedaling in Banff, AB. Those that can navigate the terrain, clock the miles, and maneuver through all seasons of weather with the looming threat of wildfires to emerge in Antelope Wells, NM, on this self supported tour, all deserve a medal. We were going to put together an essential Tour Divide kit but it quickly became clear that there was no reason to reinvent the wheel. The last five years Revelate Designs gear has been tried and tested by the leaders of the pack. These detailed setups are helpful for touring and bikepacking adventures on a smaller scale too!
Check out each rider’s essential lineup of gear for this 2,745 mile ride:
For the rest of us who are keeping a bit slower paced adventure, some inspiration: