Ulrich Bartholmoes

Ulrich Bartholmoes's bikepacking kit list for Tour Divide 2023

Apidura ambassador Ulrich Bartholmoes is known for his minimalist and detail-orientated approach, leading to multiple wins at high profile ultra-distance races. Here’s his race-winning setup from the 2023 edition of the Tour Divide, a 4,300km route which spans from Banff, Canada to New Mexico, United States – and is widely considered to be the pinnacle of off-road racing. Ulrich won in a time of 14 days, 3 hours and 23 minutes.

Photo credits: @bikesordeath

Select a pack to see kitlist.

Backcountry Saddle Pack (6L)

  • Velocio Concept merino long sleeve
  • Velocio ultralight jacket
  • Velocio ZERO+ Glove
  • Velocio merino 210 winter collar
  • Velocio arm- and knee warmers
  • Velocio rain anorak
  • POC ardour rain pants
  • Waterproof socks, merino socks
  • Insulated jacket
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Backcountry Full Frame Pack (4L)

  • Thermarest NeoAir ultra-light sleeping mat
  • Emergency blanket
  • Zip ties, duck tape
  • Derailleur hanger, chain links + chain pieces
  • Lube
  • Innertubes (2x)
  • Needle & thread, tubeless sealant, patches
  • Pump + CO2 inflator + cartridges
  • Valve adapter & valve cores
  • Tire levers
  • SOL emergency bivvy
  • 1st aid kit / medication
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Backcountry Rear Top Tube Pack (1L)

  • Toothbrush + toothpaste, lip balm
  • Hygiene wipes
  • SRAM AXS Batteries
  • CR2032 batteries for shifters
  • Passport
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Backcountry Top Tube Pack (1L)

  • Powerbank with pass-through function
  • Different chargers & cables
  • Chamois cream
  • Leatherman + multitool
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Backcountry Hydration Backpack (L/XL)

  • STYRKR bars x3
  • Credit cards
  • Phone
  • Garmin inReach 2 mini
  • Whistle
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Ulrich Bartholmoes - Tour Divide 2023