What to Pack for Your Mountain Bike Trip to Bovec, Slovenia

What to Pack for Mountain Bike Trip

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Do you think you are ready to ride?

Check out what kind of gear and MTB accessories to add to your packing list for your mountain bike holiday in Slovenia and not only. Use to list for any MTB trip you’re planning and make sure you’ll fully set for your next riding adventure.

As specialists in guided mountain bike trips on epic singletrack descents around Bovec, Kobarid and outer Soča Valley, all the way down to the Slovenia coastline, here is our ultimate list of what we stick in our cycling backpack.

PACKING YOUR CYCLING BACKPACK

  • Multi tool with a chain breaker on it
  • Pump
  • Tire levers
  • 2 spare inner tubes (appropriate valve and size)
  • 2l of fluid per day 
  • Food and nutrition for ride (energy bars, dried fruits, nuts, trail mix, gels, etc.)
  • Salt tabs for cramps
Packing list for mountain bike trip to Slovenia

PACKING LIST FOR MOUNTAIN BIKE TOUR IN SLOVENIA

  • Jersey’s (at least two short and one long)
  • Two pairs of padded shorts
  • Cycling shorts (or long bibs for cooler days)
  • Non-cotton base layers
  • Bike helmet (… ka-chiiiing)
  • Full-finger bike gloves
  • Bike or trekking shoes
  • Socks
  • Knee pads (elbow pads optional)
  • Rainproof cycling jacket
  • Lightweight, weather resistant outerwear for riding in inclement weather
  • Hydration pack
  • Warm clothing (sweaters, fleece jackets, pants)
  • Swimwear, towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, soap, shampoo,…)
  • Sunscreen, insect repellent
  • Wet wipes
  • Basic First-Aid Kit
Check twice and be ready for the rides!
mtb korada trail soča valley slovenia

SPARE PARTS FOR YOUR BIKE

Althought there are some parts available locally, we recommend you bring the following parts with you to avoid problems in case of broken parts:

  • Rear derailleur hanger (better two)
  • Two sets of brake pads
  • Extra chain if yours is more than 6 months old
  • 4 inner tubes
  • 2 spokes appropriate for your wheelset
  • Spoke wrenches
  • Shock pump
  • Hex wrench set
  • Any rare parts that might be hard to find locally

DO THE RIDE THING.

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