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What kinda stuff do you everyone carry in the tool kit? I have a flashlight, mini adjustable wrench,

Mini visegrip, tire gauge multipurpose toolCame with torx and other bits, i would like to get a small spark plug wrech set up and maybe a few wrenches. So what do you guys have? Should there be any thing in my kit i may be missing thanks for your input. plus its the riding season so it may help us all out knowing what every has or uses.
 

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What kinda stuff do you everyone carry in the tool kit? I have a flashlight, mini adjustable wrench,

Mini visegrip, tire gauge multipurpose toolCame with torx and other bits, i would like to get a small spark plug wrech set up and maybe a few wrenches. So what do you guys have? Should there be any thing in my kit i may be missing thanks for your input. plus its the riding season so it may help us all out knowing what every has or uses.
Along with what you already mentioned, a few spare bolts, washers, nuts, etc.



I have a few for different bikes, everything and anything I can fit. Really depends on the room you have for it. Zip ties



always, electrical tape, fuses, insurance and registration, and a small bottle of Scotch.
 

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Cool i was not paying attention should of researched on here first it popped into my head as i was putting my kit back on the bike after the saddle bags went back on tanks Stubby...
 

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I carry a tool bag attached to my sissy bar. It has all the crap the stock kit came with, adjustable wrench, pliers, little screwdriver to take the carb bowls off if needed, But in the saddlebag ready to roll I keep a sparkplug socket/ratchet and a long screwdriver in case I need to drain the carbs.



More for survival I have some bungee cords, 33 ounces of fuel, and a rain coat.
 

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Well thanks guys i see i will be adding a few things to my kit as well. now for ther spare gas what type of container do you use what would be considered safe as we know that during hot to cold the gas expands & contracts
 

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Well thanks guys i see i will be adding a few things to my kit as well. now for ther spare gas what type of container do you use what would be considered safe as we know that during hot to cold the gas expands & contracts


I was thinking about using an empty Berrymans B-12 or Seafoam metal container.
 

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I carry full rain gear at all times, if it's CLOSE to cold weather, which in MI is about 3/4 of the year, I have warm gear, and year round I have a full face, either on or in my trunk, it's my cold or rain helmet... I did have 2 of each, 10, 12, 14 mm wrench, an 8mm, a 10, 12, 14, 18mm socket with 3/8 drive ratchet, 3&6" extension, flat head screwdriver, and phillips, with those you can do just about anything to my CX. Would be a good idea to carry a small air pump of some sort and a tire patch kit, also some spare gas...
 

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For carrying fuel a seafoam container would be a good cheap idea. I use an MSR bottle. A bit more expensive but well worth it.
 

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Ah thanks for the info, i will be looking into that as an idea, would be awesome to carry some spare fuel for a long ride or mini vacation J I C. I did not mention but i always have my rain suit on my bike cause ya never know. i am thinking i will add a bit more tools to the kit as i go along. nice to see from this thread & the thread Stubby mentioned, on what everyone is using. gives anybody many options on what they may or may not feel needed to pack.
 

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I carry a tool bag attached to my sissy bar. It has all the crap the stock kit came with, adjustable wrench, pliers, little screwdriver to take the carb bowls off if needed, But in the saddlebag ready to roll I keep a sparkplug socket/ratchet and a long screwdriver in case I need to drain the carbs.



More for survival I have some bungee cords, 33 ounces of fuel, and a rain coat.
What do you use for that fuel container so that it won't expand and leak?
 

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Ive never used this before, but it seems interesting for tire repairs on the go.



http://www.stopngo.com/products/Pocket-Tire-Plugger-%2d-For-All-Tubeless-Tires.html


I've always wondered about those, anyone have any BTDT with them?









Yes, best thing to do is replace the tire, yadda, yadda, yadda, but that's not always an option in the real world.



I have used these on automotive tires, downside is that you have to install from the inside of the tire so it's not an easy roadside emergency fix.







Many moons ago I did the "fix a flat" in a can repair for a slow puncture leak, rode hundreds of miles after that with no problems, but I wouldn't do that again unless I really had to.
 

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Cobram, I think I saw Stitch post something about that first tire plug thing some time back, it might have been on the old forum. Mixed review if I recall.
 

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Actually the mushroom tips are highly recommended. You're probably confusing it with the standard tire plug kit that looks similar with sticky strips.



 
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