Bostreal Rider Checklist

Every rider should have:

General note: Please do what you can to pack as compactly as possible. All of the camp gear will be riding in the van each day, but space is still very limited.

For Riding


  • Helmet
  • Bike lights (in case we ride at night)
  • Bike lock (for when in Montreal)
  • Water bottle(s) or Camelbak
  • Extra tubes (2) & patch kit (make sure they are the right size)
  • Pump / CO2 cartridges
  • Bike multi tool
  • A place to carry snacks while riding.
  • Sunscreen & Sunglasses
  • Full fingered gloves (for chilly days)
  • Cell phone (for emergency calls)
  • GPS / Smartphone (for route & if you get lost)
  • Moisture wicking / comfortable cycling clothes
  • Cash / Credit Card / ID / Insurance card
  • Passport!!!


For Camping


  • Tent (sharing is welcome)
  • Sleeping Bag with mat / pad
  • Camp Chair (must fold small / tubular)
  • Reusable cup / bottle (for hot coffee, soup, etc)
  • Bandana (for napkin)
  • Head lamp / flash light
  • Bug spray
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Hygiene / Shower products


Portable Power Banks: Every rider should have a portable power bank to charge their cell phone, GPS, lights, etc.  The power banks will charge in the SAG van while we ride, and riders can use the power bank to recharge devices overnight while in camp.  Please write your name on their power bank to avoid mix-ups.  We recommend one that has 20,000 mAh (or more) so you can charge your devices a few times.  Here is an example:

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