Getting closer

Time is racing away and we now only have 12 weeks before we head off. We have done a couple of longish runs on the bike to keep our hand in and are doing a test run down to SA and back in March. We have been refining the kit we plan to take. We will only be taking what we can fit in our panniers and top box. No tank bag (I don’t like them) and nothing tied on anywhere. If it doesn’t fit then we don’t take it. This is a shot of the type gear I will have in my pannier bag with Ros working on a similar shortlist for her side.

In the top box we have our emergency gear, various riding layers, netbook computer, camera and daily snacks and drinks.

We are not quite on a countdown yet but it won’t be long