Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

Do ride with Road ID?

Old 12-20-14, 11:57 AM
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Do you ride with Road ID?

How many of you out there ride with Road ID?
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I always do, you never know why you might need it.
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Road ID bracelet, insurance card, and Garmin live tracking.
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Every ride!
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I ride with my Road ID and insurance card. No one ever plans to have an accident.
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Yep! Always.
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Please use other thread as this is a double post.
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I've been riding with one, after I had an accident on a solo ride, and have been riding with mine for over 2 years since now. Helps when you can't speak.
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Yep-dog tag style and also have road Id screensaver on my phone.
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Dog tag style and always health insurance card, credit card, driver's license, organ donation, etc.
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I carry a wallet unless I'm in a race, then an ID and medical card.
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Only if I ride solo.
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Yes, every time.
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Yes, when riding solo.
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Yep, just not indoors on the rollers.
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I always wear my Road ID. For those of you who stated that you wear one when riding solo, why not wear one when riding with friends/group? Do your riding companions have your emergency contact info in their phones in case of an emergency? Would they know who to call? It's a conversation I had with a couple buddies when we were out Mountain Biking one day. At the time, neither of my friends wore an ID, so we exchanged emergency numbers just in case.
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No. I don't care who knows who I am.
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Yes my wife got me the one that attaches to your shoe a few years back. I think because it will make for quicker identification when she finally pays somebody to run me over.
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Sure.

And when I run.

I won mine at a cycling event.
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No.

I do everything wrong here, anyway.
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I just wear mine all the time now.
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Yes. Had a bad accident about a year ago and have worn one ever since. I had my driver's license and phone in my jersey and the paramedics didn't bother to look there for ID. The road ID doesn't come off, so no need to remember to put it back on. If you don't care if family or friends are notified that you're in the hospital, then don't bother.
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I carry a laminated card with important contact information in the bag on my seat post.
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Wear my on the the bike and off. I have severe allergies to a couple of common drugs and my doc advised me to wear a medic alert bracelet. But the Road I.D. does the same thing and is much cheaper and way cooler. It actually saved my life a few months ago when I was rushed to the hospital with a bowel obstruction. I was unable to speak because of the pain and they used my Road I.D. to get my medical information.
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