Bikes of GranGuanche Audax Trail

Bikes of GranGuanche Audax Trail

11 January, 2022

GranGuanche Audax Trail was a self supported route across the Canary Islands.

The route was mainly double tracks, but includes a few rocky single tracks, sandy sections, short hike-a-bikes, and the minimal amount of tarmac to connect everything. For hardtail mountain bikes or monstercross gravel bikes with low gearing and min 2.1″ wide tires.

Oscar Pujol

CAP# 20 Oscar Pujol

Bike weight: 16.5 kg

Bike: Hardtail carbon frame, SRAM X01 AXS 36x10-50t, continental race king 2.20

Bags and Water: bikepacking bags, backpack, water capacity

Electronics: Front light and powerbank

Sleep System: Sleeping mat and emergency blanket

Clothing: mid and base layer, down and waterproof jacket

Nils Correvon

CAP# 27 Nils Correvon

Bike weight: 16.4 kg

Bike: BMC Fourstroke (modified with Rock Shox Ultimate 115mm), Shimano XTR 12s 34x11-51t, Maxxis Rekon, Dt Swiss XR1501 wheelset.

Bags and Water: Frame and Saddle bags from Restrap, small handlebar bag from ortlieb. Backpack Cambelback 8 Vest, water capacity 2 litres + 0.7l bottle.

Electronics: Knog PWR Trail 1000 (with an extra battery), Garmin Edge 830, 4 powerbanks (25’000 mAh).

Sleep System: Rescue bivy and Sea to Summit Ultralight Air sleeping mat.

Clothing: Maap Alt.Road jersey and vest, Assos S9 bibshort In the bags -> long sleeve jersey and rain jacket from Rapha, Adidas Terrex down jacket, thermo baselayer. Suplest Edge+ XC Pro shoes.

Toni Calderon

CAP# 13 Toni Calderon

Bike weight: 16.5kg

Bike: Focus Ravel, Sram XX1 34x10-50t, Shimano XTR brakes, Victory Chaoyang 2.10 tyres.

Bags: Apidura bags, 1.5 liters water capacity.

Electronics: Supernova triple 2 front light, Garmin Edge 830 GPS. SON dynamo hub and power bank.

Sleep System: emergency bivi bag, thermal blanket.

Marcin Kepka

CAP# 19 Marcin Kepka

Bike weight: 16.6 kg

Bike: Ibis DV9 hardtail, Maxxis Ikon 2.35 tires, SRAM GX groupset.

Bags and Water: Revelate Design frame bag for my clothes and repair kit and top tube bag with electronics. Camelbak with 2.5L of water.

Electronics: Exposure Toro, 20k power bank.

Sleep System: Emergency blanket.

Clothing: Vest, waterproof and down jacket.

Josh Ibbett

CAP# 16 Josh Ibbett

Bike weight: 18 kg

Bike: Mason ISO, WTB Nano 2.1, Shimano GRX, Hunt Carbon Dynamo wheelset

Bags and Water: 2 x 1 litre bottles, Custom frame pack, full length top tube bag, rear pack

Electronics: Exposure Revo Light, SON Dynamo, power bank, Wahoo Elemnt GPS.

Sleep System: Rab Bivvi bag for emergencies.

Food: Titanium long handle spork.

Clothing: dhb shorts, jersey, base layer and gilet. Patagonia Down jacket. Lightweight shirt, shorts, and sliders for casual clothing.

Sofiane Sehili

CAP# 14 Sofiane Sehili

Bike weight: 15 kg

Bike: Vitus Rapide, Hunt XC wide 29, Rene Herse Fleecer Ridge, Shimano XT 12sp, Ritchey Logic, Lezyne.

Bags and Water: Miss Grape bags, 2L Hoser platypus.

Electronics: Supernova Airstream II, Hammerhead Karoo II, 2x 10.000mah power banks, phone with Spotify, GoPro hero 9.

Food: Komoot titanium spork.

Clothing: dhb Aeron Lab jersey, bibs, base layer, gloves and jacket, Nortwave X trail plus shoes, Decathlon down jacket.

Marco Sartori

CAP# 35 Marco Sartori

Bike weight: 19.9 kg

Bike: Salsa Cutthroat with mullet Sram AXS groupset. Light Bicycle carbon rim, Redshift stem.

Bags and Water: Miss Grape prototype handlebar bag, custom Rusjan fullframe bag and top tube bag, Revelate Design 10L Spinelock seatbag. Camelbak vest.

Electronics: Klite dynamo light, Petzl headlamp, Hammerhead Karoo 2, SON dynamo hub, 2x Nitecore 10000 powerbanks

Sleep System: Cumulus Xlite 200 sleeping bag, Thermarest Neo Air Xlite mat, custom bivy.

Clothing: Pedaled Odissey summer kit, Pedaled vest, Pedaled Primaloft jacket. Montura rain shell. Fizik Terra X2 Ergolace for riding and walking. POC helmet.

Domenico Grisorio

CAP# 36: Domenico Grisorio

Bike weight: 18.4 kg

Bike: Salsa Cutthroat, Sram AXS groupset

Bags and Water: Salsa frame bag and front bag, apidura saddle bag 14l, camel bag 2l

Electronics: Sinewave cycles beacon, SON dynamo hub, garmin 630

Sleep System: Bivi, sleeping bag

Clothing: PEdALED bibs, waterproof jacket

Erwin Sikkens

CAP# 10 Erwin Sikkens

Bike weight: 23 kg

Bike: Salsa Cutthroat, Shimano XT Di2 11s drivetrain, GRX Di2 shifters. Schwalbe 2.35 Racing Ray front - Racing Ralph back , XT pedals, PRO stem, handlebar, seatpost, Missile TT bars.

Bags and Water: Custom Detour Studio full-frame bag. AGU handlebar bag, toptube bag and seatpack.

Electronics: SON lights, Sinewave Beacon, SON dynamo hub. Wahoo ELEMNT Roam. Canon R6 camera + 40mm pancake lens, GOPRO Hero 8.

Sleep System: down sleeping bag, air mat and bivy bag.

Clothing: Rapha layers from warm to cold and wet weather. Shimano RX8 gravel shoes. Lazer Genesis helmet.

Emma Osenton

__CAP# 15 __Emma Osenton

Bike weight: 25kg

Bike: Kinesis UK's new adventure MTB "Fernweh", Titanium frame, Columbus adventure fork. Hunt 29" carbon adventure wheels with rainbow spokes, Shimano XT - 32t with 11/46 cassette, TRP Slate brakes, Jones H-bars, Thomson Ti post and stem, Synchros carbon rail saddle. 3" Bomboloni Vittoria tyres.

Bags and Water: Roswheel MTB bar roll, saddle bag, pouch, full pods, top tube bag. Arundel cages and 4 bottles.

Electronics: Lights: B+M iQ-x Navigation: Lezyne GPS, Garmin GPS Power: SON28 dynamo, Sinewave, Anker power bank

Sleep System: Vaude power lizard 1p tent, Vaude down bag and thermal mat. Silk liner.

Food: Esbit pellet stove plus fuel tabs, Esbit Ti mug x2, Ortleib coffee filter, Esbit spoon, Tiny Ti tin opener, Swiss army knife

Clothing: DHB Bib shorts x2, Jersey x2, arm warmers, leg warmers, cap, mitts, warm gloves. Socks x2, 2 base layers, Insulated gilet, waterproof.

Paul de Boom

CAP# 17 Paul de Boom

Bike weight: 23kg

Bike: Specialized Epic HT Pro. SRAM XO1, 32T + 10/50T, Schwalbe racing Ralph + Racing Ray

Bags and Water: Apidura Expedition saddle pack, Backcountry full frame pack, Expedition top tube pack, Expedition downtube pack, Backcountry food pouch. Rapha bar bag. Evoc Camelbak.

Electronics: Light: Knog PWR Mountain 2000lumen + Lezyne 800lumen. Navigation: Garmin Edge 830 Power: 2x powerpack 10000mah. Camera: GoPro Hero 5, iPhone SE

Sleep System: Sea to Summit UltraLight Insulated Air sleeping mat, Sea to Summit Spark SP0 Ultralight down sleeping bag, Reactor Thermolite sleeping bag liner.

Clothing: Rapha Brevet bib short, Rapha Brevet wind jacket, Rapha Pro team jersey. Lake MX241 endurance shoes

Mathieu Davy

CAP# 23 Mathieu Davy

Bike weight: 25kg

Bike: Kinesis UK's new adventure MTB "Fernweh", Titanium frame, Columbus adventure fork. Hunt 29" carbon adventure wheels with rainbow spokes, Shimano XT - 32t with 11/46 cassette, TRP Slate brakes, Jones H-bars, Thomson post and giant stem, ISM PL1.1 saddle. 3" Bomboloni Vittoria tyres.

Bags and Water: Roswheel off-road series bikepacking bags: large bar bag, large seat bag, tools pouch and two bottle holders. 3L water capacity with 4 bottles.

Electronics: Wahoo roam, plus wahoo bolt as a backup. Dynamo lights Bush + Müller, Son28 dynamo, exposure helmet light and Lezyne zecto spares. 10A buffer battery pack.

Sleep System: Vaude power Lizard GUL 1P tent, sleeping bag, berghaus air mattress and silk liner

Food: Emergency gels, silca mini torque wrench, titanium pot and stove for Esbit fuel cells, spork, coffee filters and pouch. Plenty of space for croissants.

Clothing: Morvelo base layers, rapha brevet jersey and Cuore spares, down jacket, OMM packable waterproof jacket, DHB dorica shoes, 100% long finger gloves.

Tom Quirk

CAP# 28 Tom Quirk

Bike weight: 18 kg

Bike: I’m riding my 2021 Solace Cycles OM-2p.

Bags and Water: 4L Ortlieb frame bags, Apidura toptube bag, 20L Nathan fastpacking bag with a 2L bladder, and a Dom Gorilla cage to strap a liter or two of coke to.

Electronics: Garmin Edge 530 and a Poco F3.

Sleep System: Sol Escape Bivvy

Clothing: Rain jacket and pants, a puffy, arm and leg warmers, insulated and rain shell gloves

Michael Moser

CAP# 30 Michael Moser

Bike weight: 17 kg

Bike: Santa Cruz Highball, Maxxis Ikon 2.2, Shimano XTR

Bags and Water: Revelate

Electronics: Wahoo Bolt

Sleep System: sleeping bag Yeti Passion One, Outdoor Research Bivy, Thermarest Neo Air mattress

Clothing: Maap Alt Road Apparel

Ibai Fradejas

__CAP# 34 __Ibai Fradejas

Bike weight: 16.6 kg

Bike: Orbea Terra, Hutchinson Touareg 45mm, Shimano GRX Di2 48-31/11-34t

Bags and Water: Apidura frame and saddle bag, apidura vest, 3.5 water capacity.

Electronics: Supernova front light and dinamo, Garmin 830.

Sleep System: Bivi bag, ½ mat.

Clothing: Glooves, merino base layer, down jacket, waterproof jacket and pants.