What kind of bike/cycling gear do I need to bring? FAQ

Cyclists wearing helmets on the Camino

Essential Bike/Cycling Gear for the Camino de Santiago

A common question we often get asked is ‘What kind of bike/cycling gear do I need to bring?’ This guide should help you prepare effectively for your Camino de Santiago journey.

Footwear and Hand Protection Gear

Cycling Shoes or Stiff-Soled Sneakers: Essential for comfort and pedal efficiency.

Cycling Gloves: Bring gloves to protect hands and provide a better grip.

Clothing to bring for Comfort and Protection

Cycling Shorts (Tight or Loose): Choose based on your comfort preference.

Cycling Tights: Ideal for cooler weather conditions.

Long-Sleeved Shirt: Protection against sun and chill.

Rain Gear (Jacket and Trousers): Essential for unpredictable weather.

Additional Optional Essential Gear

Sandals: For relaxation post-cycling.

Sunglasses: Protect your eyes from the sun and wind.

Sweater/Sweatshirt: Extra layer for warmth.

We hope that you found this list useful and you are now confident about what kind of bike/cycling gear that you need to bring. Check out our Camino de Santiago packing list for more detailed information. If you have any questions or need help planning your Camino de Santiago adventure, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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