Sarah Hammond's Trans Am 2016 Gear and Pack List

June 08, 2016

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For those mesmerized by the unstoppable purple dot of Sarah Hammond we thought we'd show you what she's riding and what she's carrying on her amazing adventure. . . Read on to learn more...

Bike Build Specs

  • Frame - Curve Belgie Disc Titanium Small (52) with White Nano Coating, no modifications
  • Fork - Curve Road Disc QR - Stock, no modifications
  • Cranks - Shimano Ultegra 6800 Compact 50/34 172.5mm
  • Cassette - Shimano Ultegra 6800 11sp, 11-32t 
  • Chain - Shimano Ultegra 6800 11sp
  • BB - Shimano Ultegra 68mm Threaded BB 
  • Handle Bars - FSA K-Lite Compact 42cm
  • Stem - Thomson X2 90mm

  • Brakes - Shimano R685 Road Disc Hydro Shifter/Brake system.
  • Wheel Hub - Front - SP-Dynamo PD-8, 28H, 6-Bolt Disc
  • Wheel Hub - Rear - DT Swiss 240s, 28H, 6-Bolt Disc, 11sp
  • Wheel Rims - Curve 38mm x 23mm Full Carbon Disc adapted 
  • Wheel Spokes - Sapim CX Ray, J-Bend - 2x all over
  • Wheel Nipples - Sapim Secure Lock 14mm Brass
  • Rotors - JetBlack 140mm 6-Bolt Super Light steel
  • Tyres - Continental Gran Prix 4000 700 x 25
  • Tubes - Continental 60mm valve
  • Rim Tape - Schwalbe adhesive cloth tape
  • Headset - Hope Type 2 Integral Top cup and Hope Type H External Bottom cup 
  • Seat Post - Curve Ti 27.2 x 350mm
  • Saddle - Specialized Ruby
  • Pedals - Shimano Ultegra 6800
  • Bartape - Lizard Skins - DSP 3.2mm tape
  • Cages - Down tube - Lezyne with integrated pump holder
  • Computer - Garmin Edge US Topo 100k maps on SD card
  • Bidons - Two SiS 1L bottles

Riding Apparel

  • Riding gear Jaggad Custom Purple Leaf it Out Jersey, Jaggad Classic 8-Stripe Women's Bibs, Ridge Supply Skyline Autumn Socks
  • Heavy Rain Gear - Zpacks Breathable Cuben Fiber Jacket, Montane Waterproof Pants, Gore Bike Wear waterproof gloves
  • Glasses - Something Stylish and street
  • Socks & Buff - 4SHAW 

Other Equipment

  • Safety - SPOT device, marine safety whistle
  • Pump - Lezyne Road Drive. Wrapped with insulation tape (for emergency repair)
  • Sleeping mat - 5mm closed-cell foam mat, cut to size. Super light
  • Insulation Layer -  HAGLOFS L.I.M Barrier Pro Hood Jacket. Synthetic ultra-light hooded jacket
  • Bivvy - SOL Escape Bivvy
  • Bike Bags - Revelate Designs mountain feed bags (x2) and gas tank bag. Apidura saddle bag (waterproof) and fuel tank.
  • Lights - Exposure as well as basic rechargeable front and rear lights 
  • Tools & Spares - Lezyne multi-tool, Leatherman Squirt PS4, Lezyne glueless patches, some cable ties of various lengths, chain quick links, a few spare bolts of various lengths, two tyre levers, spare spoke of each length (nipples and nipple washers), chain lube, cut-down toothbrush to clean chain / cassette, small rag to clean excess lube from chain, valve core remover
  • Electronics -  iPhone 5 (photos, videos, alarm clock, music and back-up navigation / route notes / elevation profiles), headphones, various wall chargers, spare USB charge packs / batteries, various charging cables, spare batteries (AAA for SPOT) 
  • Personal Care - Sunscreen, lip balm, hand sanitiser, Neosporin antibiotic creme with anesthetic, chamois creme, various vitamins, caffeine tablets, pain relief, anti-inflams, tooth brush and tooth paste.
  • Other - passport, plenty of zip-lock bags, some dry-bags and a few other odds and ends

Other interesting facts

  • Sarah once rode non stop from Melbourne to Adelaide. It was a one-hit 800 km journey in 30-something hours as a trial run leading up to this event.

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