24-hour racing is structured differently to other ultra-endurance events as you have a pit area to store all your equipment. This allows you to travel lighter while taking better care of your bike(s).
The emphasis for these events has got to be on riding with the minimum you’re happy to take and pushing your body. There is no point in wasting energy carrying things that you’re never going to need – remember you’re never much more than an hour or so from getting back around to the pits where you have a crew and all the supplies you need. This doesn’t mean you don’t need to be covered for a couple of rainy-day scenarios – especially when soloing.
We’ve split the kit into two sections: