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Where do you keep a mini-tool, patches, tubes, a levers on your folder?

Old 05-02-15, 08:18 AM
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Where do you keep a mini-tool, patches, tubes, a levers on your folder?

I've considered a standard seat bag, and even a Brooks saddlebag for my Brompton. But I prefer to attach it somewhere on the frame, such as in the little triangular spot between the seat tube, top tube and "down tube". Can anyone recommend a bag that fits well I the frame's triangular space??
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Old 05-02-15, 08:28 AM
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I use a Roswheel triangle bag. It has plenty of room for tools,levelers, tube, cellphone, wallet etc. Search amazon.com for triangle bag roswheel
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Buy A Sewing Machine !! why wait for the other guys to make stuff you can DIY??


Brompton's Several Bags have 2 back Pockets . I have tools in one and a water bottle in the Other /...

Or spend the money for their tool bundle that fits in the front .. inside the frame ..

with such money spent on that Pro bike collection whats's $75 more ?

Ala http://www.nycewheels.com/brompton-tool.html

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The expense doesn't stop with buying a sewing machine. After that, you'd have to source suitable material in suitable quantity, suitable zippers, means of attaching bags to the frame and then become proficient enough to make something neat enough. Then you'd need to store the machine, and perhaps never use it again.

I don't like extra bags on the frame.

I store a small adjustable spanner in the front portion of the frame, and a rolled up tube wrapped in a disposable cloth under the saddle held in place with self-wrapping Velcro tape, and a pump in the seatpost. Each bike has the tube and pump. I also have a small box with 3 allen keys, rubber cement a few patches that I carry in a pocket.
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Tube n tire tools in the back pocket, mini pump in the main compartment, It's insulated, keeps water chilled pretty good.
Got a back rack on my recumbent also, I just move the bag bike to bike as needed. The bag was $39 at my LBS.


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Old 05-02-15, 08:30 PM
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If someone 'were' looking for a barely used Brooks Challenge tool/seat bag in Honey, PM me.. $60
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Any 'under the saddle' bag will do.
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Every one must have this bay with his bike.
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Regular seat bag works for me. Bike still folds fine, and I can just transfer the bag to any of my other bikes.
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I have just got an SKS tour bag X-Large to replace an old one I had for many years that will now no longer fit under my new saddle and raked post (without the SKS bag in last pic)

Its expandable, holds my puncture repair kit, tyre levers, adjustable spanner with multi tool, medication, small mirror (flies in eyes...) cloth rag, mobile phone and keys when riding, dog treats, and would probably hold another slim mobile phone if needed

Bargain
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I use my trunk bag on my rack.
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Originally Posted by Mk3. View Post
I have just got an SKS tour bag X-Large to replace an old one I had for many years that will now no longer fit under my new saddle and raked post (without the SKS bag in last pic)

Its expandable, holds my puncture repair kit, tyre levers, adjustable spanner with multi tool, medication, small mirror (flies in eyes...) cloth rag, mobile phone and keys when riding, dog treats, and would probably hold another slim mobile phone if needed

Bargain
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I use a Koki Daily handlebar bag, but facing me, the rider, rather than facing the direction the bike is going. It has enough room for all of the above plus a clear top flap where I can put a phone for either GPS or Strava app use.
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I often lift the Brompton by holding the triangle section.

Brompton toolkit goes in the frame tube
Everything else goes in the mini front carrier bag

Seat bag would block the tail light


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