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Old 11-15-07, 12:21 PM
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What's in your seat bag....

....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?
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Old 11-15-07, 12:29 PM
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Nothing in there just because of my age . . . if that's what you mean?

Two spare tubes, two nylon tire levers, one Rema patch kit, one $5 bill, some Park tire boot material.

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Old 11-15-07, 12:41 PM
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Yep, nothing age-related in mine either. Spare tube, patch kit, tire levers, multi-tool. No room for anything else (I carry my cell phone and ID/money in my jersey or jacket pocket)
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Old 11-15-07, 12:53 PM
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Nothing age related (my glasses with the progressive lens' are on my face). Multi tool, tire levers, patch kit,
2'+- duct tape, ID, credit card, keys, $10, power gel/clif bar, TP, cell phone. Everything is in ziplocs. Spare tube is tucked under the saddle and secured with a clip strap.
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Old 11-15-07, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Rick@OCRR View Post
Nothing in there just because of my age . . . if that's what you mean?
I tried to get that bottle of scotch in mine but it wouldn't fit.

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Two spare tubes, two nylon tire levers, one Rema patch kit, one $5 bill, some Park tire boot material. Rick / OCRR
Since the scotch won't fit I'm left with the same stuff.
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Old 11-15-07, 01:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Rick@OCRR View Post
Nothing in there just because of my age . . . if that's what you mean?

Two spare tubes, two nylon tire levers, one Rema patch kit, one $5 bill, some Park tire boot material.

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+1 and a copy of my drivers license in case I get hit.
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Old 11-15-07, 01:19 PM
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Good idea George!

I wear a Road I.D. instead of carrying a copy of my license, but the Road I.D. doesn't have the apparent validity (to the average citizen or law enforcement person) that the driver's license does. At least that's my take on it.

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Condoms, 2 lipsticks, American cigarettes, nylons...........for use just in case I get shot down by the locals.

Actually, I carry the usual stuff-- nothing age related or special. A few gels, patch kit, micro inflator chuck and one CO2 (also have frame pump), spare tube, 1 tire lever, a few pieces of cut tube for "booting" a torn tire, copy of my id/insurance card, the usual $5 bill...............and a Clif bar if I haven't broken into it for a snack while working on the bike in the garage.
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Old 11-15-07, 01:40 PM
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No seat bag.

Rain gear and a U-lock on the rack.

When I was 30, there wasn't a rack, and I carried my class notebooks inside my shirt. May have saved me when an oncoming oblivious cager caught me with an unsignaled snap left turn and I flew over his car.

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Old 11-15-07, 01:43 PM
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I see a trend. The geezers carry cash.......the kids would have plastic.
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Tube, patch kit, levers, duct tape, surgical gloves, rag, band aids, chain link, multi tool with chain tool, small crescent wrench.

Age wise..I seem to supply the 20 -30 somethings with tools etc..I'm beginning to think there is no spare tire in their cars either.
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Old 11-15-07, 01:54 PM
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Only age related thing in my Wedge is the repair glue. It will either be leaked into the bag or be rock hard with age.
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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?

My seat bag has my collection of 45s, an 8 track player, a pair of fuzzy dice, and a pair of old-school Earth Shoes in case I have to walk.
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Old 11-15-07, 01:55 PM
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Tire patch, one tire lever, co2 inflator, presta adapter, fiberfix spoke repair, spare tube, 5mm allen key, $20 bill and change, CC, pill bottle with ear plugs, Aleve, Pepsid, phone numbers to LBS's, taxi cabs and bus lines, vinyl electrical tape, short pencil.

Vinyl tape when you have to turn bike upside down on brake hoods and sealing seatpost and headset when it suddenly rains.

Thinking of carrying one of those small keychain digital voice recorders to get the license number of that errant hit and run cager.

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Old 11-15-07, 03:05 PM
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Sometimes you'll find a cigar in mine.
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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?
It's good to know I'm not the only one who carries reading glasses

Nothing else age related...just the usual repair items and a small spray bottle of water (for the helmet hair).
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Originally Posted by swan652 View Post
Nothing age related (my glasses with the progressive lens' are on my face). Multi tool, tire levers, patch kit,
2'+- duct tape, ID, credit card, keys, $10, power gel/clif bar, TP, cell phone. Everything is in ziplocs. Spare tube is tucked under the saddle and secured with a clip strap.
I'd say that's age related, as I get older i'm finding that when it is time to go, it's time to go.
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Old 11-15-07, 03:27 PM
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Spare tube, tire levers, multi-tool, two mini air cannisters, a copy of my drivers license, $10 bill (I might want a cheesburger with my pie)....still enough room for me to squeeze in my cell-phone.
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I think just my seatbag is far in excess of what most 30-ish wold carry. Its a Carradice Nelson and it has a couple of tubes, a tire boot, cell phone, some money, and a rain jacket, a mini tool kit, a brake and shifter cable, plus room for anything else I might want to carry or stop and buy. Most road riders would never have such a big bag, but I like the choices.
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on the commute I carry two tubes, a pump, an alien tool kit, tire spoons, and a few plstic bags in case it rains

on the trails I pack a pump, tube, tire spoons, alien tool kit, a folding knife, cell, and a whistle (makes it easier to find me in case of an accident)
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Age related? Tums.

Don't need to carry reading glasses because I'm nearsighted, I have to remove my glasses to read maps.
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Spare tube, New patch kit. several allen wrenches, little crescent wrench,spoke wrench,reverseable shaft, (phillips/slotted), screwdriver, empty patch kit box with couple bucks of loose change,and 8 or 10 bucks of paper money.Presta adapter.and a really small wire brad to keep track of the holes in the tubes.
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Old 11-15-07, 04:12 PM
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I don't have anything extra in mine, but I did stop carrying a condom in the bag a few years back.
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I have the usual stuff, plus I carry a pill bottle with miscellaneous drugs such as Ibprofen, TUMs, and a percacet or 2 just in case.
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Only thing different in mine than what has been mentioned so far: a small rag to clean up after a tire change.
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