Going On A Longer eBike Trip?

Hi Richard here from eBike Sussex the Electric Bike Specialists. Many customers of ours decide to explore further afield. Sometimes this is with a motorhome and other times it’s just the eBike and riders! This list will help you keep some things in mind when going on longer tours.

Essential kit for longer eBike tours:

  • Spare Battery
  • Replacement Chain
  • Missing Links For Chain
  • Chain Breaker Tool
  • Small Tool Kit and/or Multi Tool
  • Sealed Bearing Pedals
  • Puncture Resistant Tyres
  • Puncture Re-sealing Inner Tubes
  • Spare Inner Tubes
  • Puncture Repair Kit
  • Mini Pump with gauge and high pressure/high volume switch
  • First Aid Kit
  • Energy Bar
  • Beer Money!
  • Hydration Backpack With Space For Charger
  • Spare Frame Drop Out
  • Mobile Phone Charger Adapter To Charge Phone From Electric Bike
  • Gel Saddle
  • Ergonomic Comfort Grips
  • Touring Bags and Panniers Where Applicable
  • A Gold Sold Secure Lock and Cable
  • Bosch Nyon or Equivalent Sat Nav
  • Sports Camera (I like the GoPro Session) and chesty strap
  • Helmet
  • Tyre Levers
  • Spare Folding Tyre
  • Interchangeable Lens Glasses
  • Compass and Map of Area
  • Waterproof Matches, Stove, Firelighters
  • Cycling Gloves
  • Spare Socks
  • A Quick Drying Sports Towel
  • Change of Clothes
  • Small Lightweight Tent
  • Roll mat and sleeping bag
  • Loo Roll
  • Mess Tin, Spork and Mug
  • Tea & Coffee!
  • Some Ration Pack Food
  • Emergency Foil Blanket
  • Emergency Whistle
  • Utility Knife – Leatherman Wave or similiar
  • Maglite torch or high quality bike lights
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Front and Rear Bike Lights (Front Must Be At Least 700 Lumen)
  • An Emergency Phone Charger
  • Bike Mirror
  • Soap, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Clothes Washing Liquid
  • Piece of paper in wallet with your contact details, emergency contact numbers and medical details.

So that list is pretty comprehensive, you may find there are things on there you don’t think you will need on your ride. It is only a guide and a few things that come to mind. Please feel free to email me any additions. sales@ebikesussex.com

Thanks for reading my article,


eBike Sussex

eBike Specialists