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Old 05-02-08, 04:49 PM
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med kit?

do you pack one?

if so, what do you pack?

i'm thinkin' it might be prudent to make one in case i or one of my friends crashes on the trails.
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Originally Posted by Zan View Post
do you pack one?

if so, what do you pack?

i'm thinkin' it might be prudent to make one in case i or one of my friends crashes on the trails.
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Old 05-02-08, 08:52 PM
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i think i might start bringing a suture kit if i go on long rides
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Assorted band-aids, gauze, tweezers, alcohol wipes, that cloudy gel stuff, a couple elastic wraps.

Edit: On longer rides I try to bring asprin too.
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I carry a portable defibrillator, ya know, just in case.
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panty liners and athletic tape make awesome extra large band aid. they are cheaper than buying the real band aids too! i carry a few of them in my camel back on any given ride. other than that, i don't bring much. i really want to get a good first aid kit going though but never really knew what it should include...
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Originally Posted by rankin116 View Post
I carry a portable defibrillator, ya know, just in case.
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AED
Automated External Defibrillator
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Originally Posted by Terrapin Ben View Post
panty liners and athletic tape
panty liners seem to fit this thread like a glove
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Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
Automated External Defibrillator
Silly me, I had no idea what that meant, thanks.
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I bring elmers school glue. Closes wounds like a champ and can reattach the sole to your shoe. Saved my life one time 30 miles from home when I went head first into a rock face. Sounds silly but it works for me.
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Probably not a bad idea to cary something to stop severe bleeding. That's probably the most common of the life threatening things you'd face on the trail. I wouldn't go with any typical "first aid" type kids since they're more about comfort and convenience (band-aids, asprin, sunscreen etc.) than actual life-saving stuff.
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Probably not a bad idea to cary something to stop severe bleeding...
I use my shift cable and convert to SS.

Or use someone else's front shift cable...then we can both 1x9 it outta there.
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