I thought for a moment he was mad. It's going to be freezing, probably wet and dark for most of the day. My reply was naturally; "Hell yes, lets do it."
So now what to take? Im used to cycling in the warmth of summer and never had to carry a heavy sleeping bag. Hopefully I'll be warm enough. Here goes!
Bike - My RTW bike - Thorn Mercury
Rear saddle pannier - Revelate
1 man tent - Coleman Raid
Small camping frame (mattress) - Klymit Inertia x Lite
Minus 15(extreme) sleepin bag - Aztec 350
Silk sleeping bag inner
Silver space blanket
Specialized S-Works MTB shoes with over shoes
Helmet - of course!!!!
Thermal, cycle jersey and Berghaus waterproof shell.
Standard tights with leg warmers
iPhone friendly NorthFace gloves with fingerless winter over-gloves
Oakley Radar Path Sunglasses
3x neck warmers
GPS Navigator - Bryton Sport
Small pocket camera