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What do you carry in your saddle bag?


Old 02-11-19, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Milton Keynes View Post
Oh yeah, I also carry a few zip ties for random unforeseen emergency repairs.
^^ This! Zip ties have SO many functions.
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Old 02-23-19, 02:43 PM
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Standard kit

I carry a fully stocked puncture repair kit, 2 Allen keys that fit all components on my bike, a pen, a cable and padlock & a glove (I used to have issues with the chain so used a glove to sort that out). If I cycled to work I would also carry a spare inner tube and a 20 note.
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I use a diy tool roll with a Lezyne pump, zip ties, cut down 15 mm wrench, screwdriver, tire irons, 4, 5 and 6 mm allens, Park patch kit and a bit of blue paper shop cloth. If i am going out of town I will add an innertube fot the bike I will be taking.

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Seat bag:
2 tuibes
1 tire lever (rarely use it)
patch kit
Schrader-presta adapter
KMC quick link
Multitool with about a foot of duct tape wrapped around the bag it comes in
bandaids, small roll of medical tape, piece of gauze
paper money
granola bar(s)

Baggie with phone, ID, health insurance card, credit card if long ride and/or far from home

Frame pump

I have used everything except the quick link and schrader adapter at one time or another.

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Both of my bikes have a Topeak Aero Wedge (One is small, and one is medium).

They both have the same stuff inside so that I don't run into any surprises.

  • Tube
  • Mini tool
  • Tube patch kit
  • Tire boot
  • Tire levers
  • Velcro strap
  • Photo copy of ID
  • A few bucks
  • CO2
  • Energy bar
  • Pant leg strap
  • Hard candies
  • Lock keys
  • Small USB battery bank
The mini pump is always secured to the frame. If I brink a cell it's in my pocket in a baggie to keep the sweat off.
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Old 02-24-19, 04:38 PM
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I don't think I carry anything too much different then others, so from off my memory, because I'm too lazy to get my bags and pour it all out to see! Anyways, I have several bags but they each have mostly the same stuff:

spare tube
tire levers
Park MTB3
folding pliers
6 reusable zipties
3' of duct tape wrapped around a pen
1 or 2 energy bars
3 fiber fix spokes (these are only in the touring bike seat bag)
small flashlight (only in the touring bike bag)
cell phone
Then I have a small Altoids tin that I copied from someone on the internet that I segmented in layers, anyway in it I put cash, boot patch, tube patch and glue, presta to schrader converter, ID card, insurance card, crap some other minor small stuff I can't recall.

I don't carry keys or a garage door opener because I have an external key pad for the garage door.
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