Jason Kiefer: The North to South Race Bike Check
Frame: Specialized Diverge 56 Expert (Softer front end, super-efficient gravel bike which takes large tires)
Wheels: Custom Built 35 Carbon Gravel X-Wide Disc Wheels with Dynamo Hub.
Tyres: 700X47 Teravail Cannonball
Groupset: Shimano GRX Di2 w/ 44t Wolftooth (Shimano doesn't make a bigger gravel ring) with11-42 Cassette.
Handlebars: Zipp SL 70 XPLR
GPS: Wahoo Element Roam w/ map downloaded from Ride with GPS
Top Tube Bag: Apidura Racing Top Tube Bolt On (Flat kit, brake pads, pump, chainlube, rag, spares in down tube, Orange Seal Endurance Sealant.)
Seatbag: Wet weather gear (shell jacket, Rain pants, merino socks, merino/showers pass waterproof gloves, puffy jacket arcteryx)
Front roll: Sea To Summit- 30deg treated ultra light down. Mountain Laurel Design Bivy sac – no pole, no mesh just emergency use for rain/warmth. Bag is pre-stuffed in bivy sac.
Kataydy: Be Free water filter(small enough to run in hydration vest)
Hydration vest: North Face Flight 1.5 liter bladder w/ Sawyer inline filter.
Charger: 1300 miliamp cache battery charged on trickle by 2 port quick charge anchor plug.
Lights: Prototype Cateye Blinky -450 lumens (blinking the whole time it will last the whole race).