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Old 11-15-07, 04:35 PM
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Drug store reading glasses in with my hex wrenches, tire tools, patches, etc. Usually wear tinted or clear safety glasses - my progressive addition lenses don't block enough wind.
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Old 11-15-07, 08:29 PM
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I find this post a little confusing. Doesn't everyone just have their chauffeur follow them in the Rolls with one of their spare bicycles in the boot?
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Old 11-15-07, 09:03 PM
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I just ran out and put $5 in my bag...
to think I've been out there with no gold...
then I remembered what my mum said...
"What if you get hit by a truck...you must have clean underwear on"
But I don't wear underwear under my bike shorts...
S.... what am I going to do??
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Old 11-15-07, 09:06 PM
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Just stuff to fix a tire. The rest goes in my Camelbak.
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Old 11-15-07, 09:24 PM
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Originally Posted by pedal lber View Post
....that you wouldn't expect to find in a 20 or 30 someting's bag?
I'd guess the opposite way. No cell phone. If I need a rescue from somebody I have to start by rubbing two sticks together to make a smoke signal fire.
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Old 11-15-07, 09:59 PM
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I carry spare pills for my Trigeminal Neuralgia. I doubt many 20-30 yo's carry pills (at least legal pills).

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Old 11-15-07, 10:15 PM
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Usual stuff plus rolaids and a pair of folding glasses. One addition that is not age related but smart related is a cotton ball. A cotton ball is great for quickly finding a sliver of glass, thorn or whatever caused your tire to go flat. Just rub inside and it will snag on anything rougher than a babies butt.
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Old 11-15-07, 10:22 PM
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Besides the necessary flat repair items and cell phone? A Blood glucose meter, test strips and lancets. Batteries for the insulin pump. Glucose tablets and a granola bar. Medic alert and insurance cards. Credit card and $5 cash. Oh yeah, a tube of spf15 chapstick.
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Old 11-15-07, 10:48 PM
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Stuff to fix a flat and some anti-diarrhea med. I have a small prob in that area and a bike aint no place for the runs.
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Old 11-16-07, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by pedal lber View Post
....that you wouldn't expect to find in a 20 or 30 someting's bag?

I was fixing a flat the other day and had to laugh at the reading glasses in mine. Gotta be able to read the pie menu...right?
Immodium AD and Vitamin I (Ibuprophen)!!
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Old 11-16-07, 09:53 AM
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I think just my seatbag is far in excess ... Its a Carradice Nelson
Absolutely. I just (sometimes) use a Carradice Pendle for long distances to carry extra layers in. Otherwise, even the smallest wedge is sufficient to carry my corkscrew. (I live in N. California wine country. )
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Old 11-16-07, 10:19 AM
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Originally Posted by The Smokester View Post
even the smallest wedge is sufficient to carry my corkscrew. (I live in N. California wine country. )
So if you carry a corkscrew I guess there's no sense in carrying a spare inner tube.
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Old 11-16-07, 02:41 PM
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Besides the usual stuff to fix a flat I carry my smallest digi-cam.
Also about $40 in case i need to take a cab home.
Haven't had to use it yet but you never know.
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Old 11-16-07, 03:23 PM
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I have so much stuff in mine that I now keep the overflow in one of my water bottles. My motto is be prepared for anything (except maybe dehydration.)
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Old 11-16-07, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by tlc20010 View Post
I find this post a little confusing. Doesn't everyone just have their chauffeur follow them in the Rolls with one of their spare bicycles in the boot?
I guess I forgot that I usually have a support vehicle with mechanic following me.
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Old 11-17-07, 05:44 AM
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The only things I would add are:
1. Wet Wipes for clean up.
2. Plastic sheet from a dry cleaner bag to use as an emergency rain coat (holes already cut for head and arms).
3. Emergency space blanket gives you a dry place to kneel to work on bike.
4. Small bottle of chain lube (I store in the Front Der. tube on my bent).

Trekke, I really like the idea of the cotton ball since I have one in the bottle with the meds. Thanks for the tip.
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Old 11-17-07, 06:09 AM
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Originally Posted by maddmaxx View Post
I see a trend. The geezers carry cash.......the kids would have plastic.
I carry a $5 not just in case I need a little money, but it also serves as a liner if I get a cut in a tire.

I also carry a tube, glueless patches, CO2 inflator, copy of DL, copy of Insurance Card, Cell Phone, 2-3 band aids, and tire levers.
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Old 11-17-07, 09:15 AM
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Originally Posted by CrossChain View Post
Condoms, 2 lipsticks, American cigarettes, nylons...........for use just in case I get shot down by the locals.
"Major T. J. "King" Kong: Survival kit contents check. In them you'll find: one forty-five caliber automatic; two boxes of ammunition; four days' concentrated emergency rations; one drug issue containing antibiotics, morphine, vitamin pills, pep pills, sleeping pills, tranquilizer pills; one miniature combination Russian phrase book and Bible; one hundred dollars in rubles; one hundred dollars in gold; nine packs of chewing gum; one issue of prophylactics; three lipsticks; three pair of nylon stockings. Shoot, a fella' could have a pretty good weekend in Vegas with all that stuff"
On a bike as well
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Old 11-17-07, 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted by PAlt View Post
"Major T. J. "King" Kong: Survival kit contents check. In them you'll find: one forty-five caliber automatic; two boxes of ammunition; four days' concentrated emergency rations; one drug issue containing antibiotics, morphine, vitamin pills, pep pills, sleeping pills, tranquilizer pills; one miniature combination Russian phrase book and Bible; one hundred dollars in rubles; one hundred dollars in gold; nine packs of chewing gum; one issue of prophylactics; three lipsticks; three pair of nylon stockings. Shoot, a fella' could have a pretty good weekend in Vegas with all that stuff"
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Err . . . Is your other name "Dr. Strangelove" perhaps?
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Old 11-17-07, 03:42 PM
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+1 for reading glasses. Tiny folding pair. Also, small first aid kit. Motrin.
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Old 11-17-07, 04:48 PM
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Multi-tool, tube, patch kit and a couple pieces of duct tape. Tire levers are taped to the outside.
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Old 11-17-07, 10:43 PM
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This thread had me interested so I went and had a look in my saddle bag Somene's gone and filled it with a heap of sensible stuff like allen keys that fit my bike and a spare tube and some tyre levers and ...

I was convinced it had a hip flask of brandy, a mobile phone and a credit card

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