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Carrying keys?

Old 07-22-08, 09:27 PM
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Old 07-22-08, 09:32 PM
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In my pocket... doesn't really bother me for some reason. Speaking of keys I've got Surly's wrench/bottle-opener on my keychain. It's pretty dope. Although honestly the bottle opener takes a little getting used to.
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Old 07-22-08, 09:49 PM
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i express mail mine to wherever im riding and pick them up when i get there.
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Old 07-22-08, 10:42 PM
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i have a sweet bottle opener from a bike shop in moaab. also some headset spacers and a couple of metal keys so it makes a ton of noise
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Old 07-22-08, 11:08 PM
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I don't trust carabiners on a belt loop. I've once had one snap and luckily heard them clink in downtown traffic. I just throw the keys in my bag now usually.
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Old 07-22-08, 11:11 PM
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My friend just gave me one of these today.



So sick.
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Old 07-22-08, 11:13 PM
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I carry just one or two essential keys. I keep them, my id and some cash in a small leather wallet I can either keep in my small wallet or else in my petit sized handlebar bag that fits below the handlebars.
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Old 07-22-08, 11:17 PM
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carabiners on the belt loop is sooooo 2002.
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Old 07-23-08, 05:56 AM
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Originally Posted by JayNev View Post
having stuff in your pockets while riding sucks. well, riding with jeans or shorts and what not.
This is a good post. And it does suck. I'm trying to engineer (and by engineer, i mean look really really hard for) some type of "smaller than a messenger bag", but "bigger than a pocket" type dealie to keep all my necessities in. Which sucks when your other messenger bag is a purse. Even when I'm down to the barest of all necessities, I have crap in EVERY SINGLE POCKET. So, then where am I if my pants don't have pockets?!?

Suggestions on where to stow your crap?
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Old 07-23-08, 06:06 AM
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In some neighborhoods I keep them in my right hand with the keys protruding between my fingers if I am off the bike. Otherwise in a pouch on my pannier.
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Old 07-23-08, 06:44 AM
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as one person mentioned above, this is the solution:



The key will stay out of the way if you wear it farther up your arm (past the elbow).
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Old 07-23-08, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by hockdub View Post
i express mail mine to wherever im riding and pick them up when i get there.
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Old 07-23-08, 07:07 AM
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same as op
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Old 07-23-08, 07:55 AM
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in a little bag under my bike seat, along with my phone, for quick access.
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Old 07-23-08, 11:04 AM
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Originally Posted by deaonerox View Post
This is a good post. And it does suck. I'm trying to engineer (and by engineer, i mean look really really hard for) some type of "smaller than a messenger bag", but "bigger than a pocket" type dealie to keep all my necessities in. Which sucks when your other messenger bag is a purse. Even when I'm down to the barest of all necessities, I have crap in EVERY SINGLE POCKET. So, then where am I if my pants don't have pockets?!?

Suggestions on where to stow your crap?
hip bag. they're like fanny packs but not for old people and not neon in color. reload, girlbikedog make them.
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Old 07-23-08, 01:31 PM
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I use my pockets on my pants/shorts. Great invention!
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Old 07-23-08, 01:35 PM
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Old 07-23-08, 01:36 PM
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i don't need keys because i can walk through walls
 
Old 07-23-08, 01:40 PM
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https://lifehacker.com/383672/diy-lea...mpact-keychain
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Old 07-23-08, 02:32 PM
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Old 07-23-08, 02:39 PM
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Caribiner on the belt loop (like most everybody in BFSSFG) for the most part. If I'm wearing athletic shorts, I clip it onto the d-ring of my courier bag.
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Old 07-23-08, 03:22 PM
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i keep it in my sweaty left sock.
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Old 07-23-08, 05:52 PM
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clipped to my prince albert
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Old 07-23-08, 10:25 PM
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You could cut the top off a drinking bottle and put that in one of your cages and use it to carry stuff, shirt, wallet, keys etc.
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Old 07-24-08, 05:18 PM
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Originally Posted by legstwelve View Post
You could cut the top off a drinking bottle and put that in one of your cages and use it to carry stuff, shirt, wallet, keys etc.
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