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London to Paris Cycle Challenge

Kit List

Your kit list guide…

Please click on the images below to get see our recommended kit list for the challenge.

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  • Bike that has been serviced in the last six-months

  • Helmet

  • Bell

  • Front and rear lights

  • Front and rear reflectors

  • Water bottle and bottle cage fitted to bike

  • Three spare inner-tubes

  • Bike bag or saddle pack (not essential)

  • Comfortable cycling shoes

  • Padded Cycling shorts

  • Cycling gloves

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  • Passport (must be valid for at least another six-months)

  • Return travel documents - Huw will supply you with your Eurostar ticket

  • Travel Insurance is compulsory on our challenges. Now that you have booked onto the challenge we would advise you arrange cover as soon as you can. If you need to cancel on medical grounds, you will need insurance to cover the costs.

  • You should also ensure that you have adequate cover for medical emergencies, evacuation and repatriation. There are many organisations that provide quotes for this.

  • European Health Insurance Card if applicable - read more…

  • Travel VISA (if needed), you can check by clicking here

  • Credit Card

  • Other photo identification - Driving License/ID Card



  • Comfortable cycling tops/t-shirts (one per day)

  • Waterproof & warm cycling clothing (start of day 2 can be cold)

  • Gloves

  • Warm hat

  • Warm socks

  • Change clothing (when not cycling)

  • Shoes/Trainers/Flip Flops

  • Small Hand Towel

  • Main bag for all you luggage

  • Day pack for essentials

  • Prescribed medicine (please let us know in advance)



  • Phone, tablet and laptop charger

  • Earphones/headphones

  • Camera ( though we do have a photographer)

  • European plug adapter

  • Toiletries

  • Sun Protection

  • Ear plugs