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What's in your seat bag?

Old 09-18-11, 10:06 PM
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What's in your seat bag?

I keep a tube, 3 levers, a piece of another tube I cut, an unopened tube of super glue (for repair and first aid), a ziplock baggie, a knife, my ID card, and a small "first aid" kit for scrapes. Generally I keep a few dollars in mine in case I bonk somewhere.

What are y'all carrying around?
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I don't carry one... have the tubular tires on these days... no point. I have my cell in my jersey and perhaps a stinger energy for long riding... and my house keys.

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Old 09-18-11, 10:28 PM
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ps... love my felt F5... how about you?
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I have the Axiom saddle bag. I went on a 47 mile ride today (long for me) and had this:

Cliff Bar, iPhone with external battery, repair kit, levers, some $, license and debit card.

*.25 miles from home I got my first damn flat.
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ps... love my felt F5... how about you?
I am very happy with mine. It was a great improvement over my previous ride.
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Spare tube, three tire spoons, patch kit, tire pressure gauge, hex set
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Originally Posted by signalandnoise View Post
Spare tube, three tire spoons, patch kit, tire pressure gauge, hex set
inflation? (frame pump I assume else knowing pressure is useless...)
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tube, levers, co2, gu, hex set, sunscreen single, ziplock, pair of nitrile gloves. minute bag but I hate always feeding these things into my jersey each ride so in the bag they stay...
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My seat bag has a tube, a telescoping lever, a multi-tool, patch kit, some cash, cc, and my keys.

My jersey pockets hold snacks (if necessary), my drivers license and emergency contact info, my iPhone, chapstick and a paper towel (comes in handy to degrease when changing a tire).

Pump/CO2 is mounted on frame.



If I got into a bad accident, I'm not sure if anyone would think to look in the seat bag to find my license and contact #.
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Old 09-19-11, 12:24 AM
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nothing. seatbags are trouble waiting to happen. seems like just the other week I rode up to a guy and said, "hey buddy, your seatbag is open!"
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Tube, tire levers, presta adapter(in case I need air somewhere), a multi tool with my CO2 pump and chain tool.
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2 tubes, 2 co2 with air inflator, multi-tool with built-in tire levers, expired driver's license, patch kit, presta valve adaptor, 20 dollar bill, phone and my copenhagen.
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A spare tube, 2 tyre levers, patch kit and a multi tool. I'm thinking of getting a bigger saddle bag though so it isn't as much of a squeeze, and perhaps stick my phone in there as well.
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Jersey Pocket #1:
- iphone
- wallet

Pocket #2:
- tube
- mini pump
- levers/patch kit

Pocket #3
- cliff bar
- nuun tabs
- 3rd water bottle for longer rides
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Originally Posted by robberry View Post
My seat bag has a tube, a telescoping lever, a multi-tool, patch kit, some cash, cc, and my keys.

My jersey pockets hold snacks (if necessary), my drivers license and emergency contact info, my iPhone, chapstick and a paper towel (comes in handy to degrease when changing a tire).

Pump/CO2 is mounted on frame.



If I got into a bad accident, I'm not sure if anyone would think to look in the seat bag to find my license and contact #.
The paper towel is a good idea. This weekend wearing full finger gloves, my chain came off and I got grease on the gloves when fixing it and then proceeded to get grease on my jersey as I went into the pockets. On the next day I put an old dinner napkin in my seat bag and the chain came off again. This time I was prepared to clean up. Of course I should have taken the gloves off and realized that after greasing them up.
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Spare tube, 2 CO2 cartridges, inflator, levers, patch kit, small multi tool, old cloth napkin. I use my jersey pockets for cell phone, driver's license, debit card and cash and power bar if the ride is long enough.
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Read some good ideas. Think I am going to add the schrader adapter and a paper towel to my items.

Robberry- you make a good point. I have both the ID in the seat bag, and assuming my phone makes it through any possible altercation I unlock the screen and have ICE numbers stored in the phone, as well as a listing "home".
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What's in your seat bag?

Allen wrenches go in the plastic bag. Pump is on the frame or in my jersey pocket...
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One tube, one tire lever, patch kit, small multitool, emergency $20. Plus an emergency CO2/air chuck for when I'm riding with others and don't want to take the time to use the frame pump.
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Two tubes, two tire levers, 3, 4, 5 and 6 mm allen wrenches and a small screwdriver.

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Lezyne Micro Caddy, Great bag and won't wear out your bibs/shorts since it's small and doesn't use the seatpost (just saddle rails):

3 tire levers, one spare tube, one patch kit, and 2 C02 cartridges.

Topeak Micro Rocket pump goes in jersey pocket, as do keys/cell phone/snack.
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In the bag: 1 tube, two tire levers, 2 co2 and inflator head, multi tool, a couple of latex gloves, presta-schrader adapter, patch kit.

In jersey pockets: phone, camera, snacks, garage door opener, keys.
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2 levers, 1 tube, patch kit, presta adapter, and glucose tabs.

I really need to add a multi-tool in there.
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Originally Posted by hokie cycler View Post
The paper towel is a good idea. This weekend wearing full finger gloves, my chain came off and I got grease on the gloves when fixing it and then proceeded to get grease on my jersey as I went into the pockets. On the next day I put an old dinner napkin in my seat bag and the chain came off again. This time I was prepared to clean up. Of course I should have taken the gloves off and realized that after greasing them up.
A paper towel is good, and a small bottle of purell would also degrease your hands enough.
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Originally Posted by punkncat View Post
Read some good ideas. Think I am going to add the schrader adapter and a paper towel to my items.

Robberry- you make a good point. I have both the ID in the seat bag, and assuming my phone makes it through any possible altercation I unlock the screen and have ICE numbers stored in the phone, as well as a listing "home".
In worst case scenario, you're mangled and they take you in an ambulance and leave your bike on the road. Your contact info would not help you if it's in your bag. Make sure your phone doesn't have an auto lock on it, so someone can find your ICE #. Having a phone lock screen with your ICE is also a great idea.
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