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Road service clean up

Old 09-20-18, 10:16 AM
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Road service clean up

what do all y'all carry for road trips, whether local or longer, for those occasions where a messy road repair is necessary. Chain, etc.
Nitrite gloves
Wet ones or the like.
Rag
Spit
Water bottle
Clean up nanny.
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Old 09-20-18, 10:19 AM
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An old sweat rag is all I carry
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Old 09-20-18, 10:28 AM
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In my commute backpack I have a dish-towel for drying off or cleaning up. On each bike I carry half of a cotton shop rag.
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Old 09-20-18, 01:04 PM
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There's a reason why traditional bike shorts are black.
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some kind of PKG'd wet wipes, not that they do a complete job but easy enough to throw a cpl in the trunk. I usually have a cp sheets of some kind of paper towel product as well

yes to nitrile gloves. I mean, why not? even if my fat fingers tear them, they still help a little. of course after a 3rd flat, don't really give a dam anymore




fyi, tired of using multiple band aides to cover a thumb cut I used just 1 finger from a nitrile glove & secured it w a single band aide, works great!



of course finding what you need in the trunk can be fun ... so I separate items with ziplock bags


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Old 09-20-18, 02:32 PM
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An old handkerchief. I also wipe my hands on tall grass, leaves, my shorts, anything really.
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Old 09-20-18, 07:18 PM
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I wrap rolled up spare tubes in an old sock. Helps cushion the tube from other stuff in the seat bag, and provides a hand wipe if I get greased working on something.
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Old 09-20-18, 09:05 PM
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Municipal lawn sprinkler & free newspaper
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I stuff some nitrile gloves into the saddle bag between the various other things - CO2 cartridges, multitool, tore levers, etc, to stop things rattling
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Baby wipes.
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Old 09-21-18, 04:27 AM
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Municipal lawn sprinkler & free newspaper
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