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Equipment for Cyclists and Motorcyclists

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"Advice on Touring Requisites For Cyclists and Motorcyclists"

 

Necessities

 

worn on person

 

hat or cap

shoes

trousers

belt or braces

flannel shirt

flannel collar

necktie

pair stockings

 

other clothing

 

dark glasses

extra stockings

extra hat or cap

bathing drawers

cardigan

pugaree

flannel nightshirt

waterproof cape

gloves

neckerchief

shoelaces

extra collars and cuffs

studs

scarf and pin

 

toilet kit

 

hairbrush

comb

cotton waste

flannel

French chalk (aka talcum powder, for removing stains, removing grease from the hands, and to prevent rashes)

toothbrush and paste

loofah

nail scissors and brush

permanganate of potash

razor

strop

shaving brush

shoe and saddle lubricant

soap

sponge

string

tape

towel

fullers earth

vaseline

sticking plaster, or bandages

sulphate of quinine

carbonate of soda

 

pocket or satchel items

 

address labels

barometer/altimeter

chocolate

compass

conversation book

corkscrew

field glasses

guide book

knife

matches

money

notebook

drinking cup or flask

maps

electric torch and batteries

paper and envelopes

passport

pen and pencil

pipe and tobacco, or cigarettes

pocket dictionary

pocket lens

postcards

small silk British flag

stamps

visiting cards

wrist watch or pocket watch

knife

 

bicycle or motorcycle items

 

driving license

spanners and tools

oilcan

riding gloves

cleaning cloths

padlock and chain

pincers

saddle cover

wire

spare spokes

spare nuts

spare parts to your specific machine

spare inner tubes

oil

leather straps

treadle pin

tyre clips

 

Luxuries

 

clothing items

 

slippers

spare trousers

coat

vest

spare gloves

spare white collars

spare neckties

various underclothing

extra pair of shoes

 

camping items

 

supply of tea

writing case

spirit kettle and methylated spirit

candle

pocket water filter

waterproof sheet

 

     "A revolver is not considered necessary in the more civilised areas of Europe, but if accosted by footpads or brigands inform them that you are British and display your Union flag."

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