What to pack
 
CLOTHES CYCLING GEAR
Clothes for off-bike touring* Jerseys, shorts, etc., for riding
Jacket for cool temperatures Helmet
Shoes for walking around Shoes or sneakers for riding
Flip-flops Small, preferably waterproof bag for valuables
Rain jacket or poncho Shower bonnet or similar for helmet in rain
Hat Road-ID or similar
  Water bottle**
COMMUNICATIONS Gloves
Cell phone and charger*** Beanie
iPad or other internet device*** GPS or speedometer
  Pedals (if desired)
CONVENIENCES Saddle (if desired)
Toiletries, including soap and shampoo Specialty tools****
"Chamois Butter"  
Sun block ELECTRICAL
Wet wipes European-style plugs
Hand sanitizer Power converter (240 to 110) if needed
Band-Aids, blister cream, etc.  
Travel mugs for coffee OTHER ESSENTIALS
Handwash laundry soap Passport
Ziplock bags Credit and ATM/Debit Cards (notify bank)
  Copies/scans of important docs
  Camera, charger and upload cables

* Some European men increasingly wear shorts on hot days, but they should be conservative shorts.
**  Tour provider will probably give us new ones, but may taste like plastic for a while. Mmmmmm.
*** Almost all such devices are 110-240 volt, but check to be sure.
**** Fulton will bring standard pedal wrench, standard hex tools, and screwdriver. The guide will have patch kits, but Fulton will bring one too.

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