Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: @ the foot of Mt Diablo
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I don't ride a folder, but I do carry a first aid kit on my road bike. I dunno why everyone doesn't, since I regularly have to share mine with others.
Most important item - neosporin. Letting any cut go for a few hours without antibacterial is asking for infection. A few standard size bandaids, and two large ones for scrapes. A couple of wrapped alcohol prep swabs for cleaning. Gauze in a flat wrapped package. And a small roll of tape. All this fits in a plastic bag in my seat wedge bag, along with spare tube, patch kit, tire levers, two zip ties, pencil & paper (I once repeated a license plate all the way home and still got it wrong). And there's still room for another tube, candy bar, and a knife, when I feel the need to travel heavy.
Once my chain ring bit my ankle really badly, blood running into my shoe etc. All this stuff helped me finish the ride without a problem.
I also carry disposable gloves, mainly for keeping my hands clean when changing a flat in work clothes, but if I'm dealing with someone else's blood, I'll be wearing them.