Bikes of Heading SouthWest

Bikes of Heading SouthWest

17 May, 2022

Miguel Rola Costa

Name: Miguel Rola Costa

Age: 52

Location: Estoril

Bike: Trek Domane SL7 Disc - 2019

Key items of kit: Dura ace P9100 - 50/34 ; 11-34 ; disc brake dura ace ; Di2 ultrega ; bontrager xxx handlebar and stem ; wheels bontrager aeolus pro 3 ; bontrager R3 32 tubeless ; garmin 1030 with charger ; Apidura bags and a small one for tools from specialized ; look pedals

Nuno Martins

Name: Nuno Martins

Age: 45

Cap number: 20

Location: Lousã, Portugal

Bike: Cube Attain SL Carbon.

Key items of kit: Topeak backloader saddle bag, GES urko frame bag and AcePac handlebar bag Set Lights Cateye AMPP800+ViZ300 Navigation Garmin 830 Powerbank 10.000mAh

João Palma

Name: João Palma

Age: 27

Cap number: 25

Location: Portugal

Bike: CUBE Attain GTC SL 2017, Ultegra 2x11 and DT Swiss wheels

Key items of kit: (Cheapo) Newbowler saddle 10L; Topeak Midloader 4,5L frame bag; Alpkit Airlok Dual 17L frontbag; Rockbros Feedbag; Decathlon Aerobars and 2 pouch bags

Eletronics: Garmin Edge 530; 10000mAh powerbank; Rear Light Lezyne Strip Drive

Joao Manuel Pinto

Name: Joao Manuel Pinto

Age: 35

Cap number: 15

Location: Portugal

Bike: Canyon Endurace SLX 2018 Wheels: Speedsix Evo 45 Groupset Ultegra

Race: Heading Southwest (Portugal)

Key items of kit:

Lee Jackson

Name: Lee Jackson

Age: 44

Cap number: 08

Location: Warwick, UK

Bike: Vielo UDG+1, with a Hunt Superdura SON dynamo wheelset.

Key items of kit: Exposure Revo and TraceR lights. Bags are a bit of a mix, with a Wizard Lil’ Presto at the front for tools and tubes, Restrap in the middle for powerbank and food etc, and Apidura at the back for down jacket and sleep system (Alpkit bivvy and Sea to Summit mat).

António Francisco

Name: António Francisco

Age: 53

Cap number: 05

Location: Oeiras, portugal

Bike: Focus

Key items of kit: Frame bag, Seadle bag, and Top tube bag from Restrap Lezyne front and rear lights

Sam Thomas

Name: Sam Thomas

Age: 30

Cap number: 26

Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Bike: Giant TCR with di2

Key items of kit: Sinewave beacon to see the road at night, PHD sleeping kit, and lots of snacks to keep me going forward!

Ryan Le Garrec

Name: Ryan Le Garrec

Age: 43

Cap number: 16

Location: Ericeira, Portugal

Bike: Ritchey Swiss Cross, GRX 38-11/42, Hunt Extra Wide, Brooks Swallow. Schwalbe Pro One 32mm Bags are Tailfin and MissGrape.

Key items of kit: Konica film camera for snaps. Tailfin aero pack to carry pizzas and cookies!

Pau Wong

Name: Pau Wong

Age: 46

Cap number: 42

Location: London

Bike: Canyon Ultimate CF SLX with Ultegra groupset, compact crankset with 11-34 cassette

Key items of kit: Rapha x Apidura Saddle bag & rolltop handlebar bag, Apidura top tube & food pouch, small Rapha x Outdoor voices handlebar bag for extra snacks.

Daniele Fonelli

Name: Daniele Fonelli

Age: 31

Cap number: 28

Location: Milano

Bike: Alman Cicli Trackbike

Key items of kit: Hammerhead GPS - Aarn Chainring - SP Dynamo hub - Arch Ind Bags - Fizik Saddle

André Alves - Obélix

Name: André Alves - Obélix

Age: 42

Cap number: 12

Location: Lisbon

Bike: Canyon Endurace CF SL Disc Di2

Key items of kit: I will be using a small kit. Frame and top tube bag, from Apidura brand,. I will be using Roval C38 Carbon wheels with Hutchinson Sector 32 tubeless tires. On this race im not using dynamo wheel, using only 20k Powerbank and two flash lights (Raveman CR1000 + Bbb NanoStrike 600lumens) + two tail lights (Exposure Trail + Bbb signal light) Inside frame bag you can find tools, chain oil, switchblade, decathlon plastic cutlery, locker, emergency blanket, some food and extra cloths for colder nights like Rapha Brevet insulated Gilet, Endura Pro SL arm warmers, merino base layer and a pair of socks, just in case... oh you can find assos chamoise cream as well eheheheh! The top tube bag, it's my powerstation, and some extra warmer cap (Gore shakedry C7 cap) for colder nights, to cross Alentejo. I will be using aerobars and attached to them my Rapha toe cover, Pasol Algea Idro Jacket and colar (For night descents and colder places)+my Quadlock system to use or charge my mobile if needed. At last, on my seatpost i have bbb bag attached to use it as a shopping bag on supermarkets ;)

Luis Medeiros Pereira

Name: Luis Medeiros Pereira

Age: 46

Cap number: 3

Location: Porto, Portugal

Bike: Van Rysel EDR AF with full Shimano Ultegra R8000 Speed mecanical with rim brakes on Fulcrum Racing 4 wheelsets and cranks that dont align horizontaly, all very simple and easy to mantain :)

Key items of kit: Frame and top bags by Apidura, revelate handlebar "mountain" feebag, Flare RT and R backlights, Ravemen PR 1600 and Fenix BC front lighs on a K-Edge XL front mount with go pro adaptor. Helment mounted Lezyne Macro Drive DUO. 2x FastFlow XL 950ml Van Rysel Water Bottles. Aptonia Alluminium Bar Extenders witha a glued "Toucan token" :) with GARMIN Trial mount with a Garmin Edge 1030 plus and Garmin Charge Battery. Shimano XT M8100 XC SPD Pedals.

Thomas Chateau

Name: Thomas Chateau

Age: 46

Cap number: 22

Location: Le Mans, France

Bike: FAIRLIGHT SECAN 2.0, with GRX 800, HopeWheels and Challenge Strada Bianca Open Pro 30 mm (3 punctures on Vittoria Corsa 32 the week before the departure convinced me to come back to my favorite tires). Currently testing Jagwire pads.

Key items of kit: Stylish and ergonomic HELMUT EQUIPEMENT BAGS ! With less than 1000km, HSW is a "short" bikepqcking race, however I will ride with my full TCR set-up, including PAJAK Radical X sleeping bag, SEA TO SUMMIT silk liner and ultralight mat, OUTDOOR RESEARCH Helium bivy. SON dynamo and IGARO 2 usb converter.

mC lim

Name: mC lim

Age: 46

Cap number: 43

Location: London

Bike: Genesis veloure 856 steel frame

Key items of kit: Tailfin system Beer babe - food pouch- nutrition bag😉 Epidura top tube bag- nutrition and tools RApha + outdoor voices handle bar bag- food and emergency kit

David Raquel

Name: David Raquel

Age: 32

Cap number: 18

Location: Lisbon

Bike: Giant Defy Advanced Pro 0

Key items of kit: Wide tires and easy drivetrain

Miguel Veterano

Name: Miguel Veterano

Age: 44

Cap number: 17

Location: Dubai

Bike: 3T Exploro Race(road set up) Farsports 50mm carbon wheels with DTswiss hubs Shimano Ultegra Di2 mixed with Rotor INpower crank set 50/34 with 11/32 cassete

Key items of kit: Rapha saddle bag for some warm cloths & light gear Frame bag to carry power bank, cables, sunscreen, nutrition, pump & tyre repair kit. Feeding bag for easy access to snacks

Luís Luz

Name: Luís Luz

Age: 29

Cap number: 31

Location: Berlin

Bike: Ritchey Logic Disc

Key items of kit: Frame bag for all the food and snacks! Lezyne lights for the night rides. Music!

Luis Barreiro

Name: Luis Barreiro

Age: 39

Cap number: 02

Location: Pombal, Portugal

Bike: Focus Izalco Max Disc Red 2016 with Alpkit bags

Key items of kit: Clothes go on the handlebar bag and the frame bag is for food and items that are used often. Repair kit is on a small pouch below the bottles. A Garmin Oregon for navigation and a Lupine Piko main light are powered from a battery under the stem.

Carlos Guedes

Name: Carlos Guedes

Age: 55

Location: Lisbon

Bike: Merida Scultura 5000

Key items of kit: Bivak, thermal, tools, 2nd Bib

Jeane Figueiredo de Abreu

Name: Jeane Figueiredo de Abreu

Age: 55

Location: Lisbon

Bike: Swift Ultravox SSL

Key items of kit: Bivak, Colchão inflável, ferrementas

João Garra

Name: João Garra

Age: 34

Cap number: 13

Location: Covilhã

Bike: Specialized Diverge

Key items of kit: Apidura bags - Wahoo Bolt GPS - Snacks - Headlamp, Front & rear lights - Sleeping bag & hammock