Emergency Kit Thread

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by MTB Moto, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. MTB Moto

    MTB Moto New Member

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    Show or tell us what you carry in your Emergency Kit(EK)...
    ...just in case you have a break down!

    I also mt bike as a hobby, so I carry my mt bike hydro pack while motorized bicycle riding.

    With all the essentials I would need to repair a flat, or broken chain, wrench to remove wheels, 2 inner tubes, patch kit, vice grips, multi tool, zip ties, safety wire, electrical wire, a lighter, hose clamps, chain lube, chain breaker, small assort of nuts and bolts, duct tape, money and change, band aids, a rag, shifter, brake, & throttle inner cables, brake pads, energy bars...

    ...it doubles as a EK for my MB. For my MB, I add a small bottle of 2 stroke oil, a few spare spark plugs and wrench, a piece of fuel line.

    Keeps me from walking.
    How about you?
    .wee.
     
  2. vachon644

    vachon644 New Member

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    I only have a Leatherman Wave multitool in my suit if I ever need to remove the chain, I don't go really far anyway so I can always drag the bike home (worst case scenario : one wheel is flat or has locked up).. I'd rather make sure everything is tight and good beforehand than tinkle on the side of the road.
     
  3. Maxvision

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    I take a cell phone and if that can't get me home I'll stick out my thumb and flag down a pick'em'up truck.
     
  4. racie35

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    cell phone for me too.....not interested in working along side the road, knowing I wont have brung what I'll be needing most likely
     
  5. 2door

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    Cell phone, a small pocket screwdriver, a 6" vice grip and a few nylon zip ties. :) Oh, and some cash.

    Tom
     
  6. Trey

    Trey $50 Cruiser

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    I'm new to gasbikes, and was looking around before I started a thread on this. Should summer ever come, I intend to ride this bike on forest service roads. There are many that are closed to autos but are very passable in my area. Gonna end up camping, I know it! I'm good to go on personal survival, my question is: Planning to go far, trying to keep it light, and wanting to eat your cake too, what do you carry in your repair kit? 2 inner tubes- not just a patch kit? Etc etc. I'd like to hear from everyone- carry nothing to carry half the shop.
    MTB Moto- I like that list. "a few spark plugs"? I've got a 49cc 4-stroke with a Grubee stage 3 gearbox, do I need to do that? Some
     
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  7. MTB Moto

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    Trey:

    Not bagging on 2 strokes, they do foul plugs at times, 4 strokes less chance, but from years of racing Motos I always carry at least one spark plug and wrench, anything beats walking out.

    A spark plug is usually very simple to get at and change, so first line of attack when my MB or Moto dies is to check for spark, having a wrench and new plug is perfect. Small and easy to store. I throw mine in a plastic bag so it doesn't get wet.

    I guess I could add carrying a little extra weight in...
    ...is better than pushing a lot of extra weight out!

    Let us know how your trip goes, we can always learn from others experiences!

    MTBMoto
    drn2
     
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  8. Trey

    Trey $50 Cruiser

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    MTB Moto- "anything beats walking out", don't know why but that makes me grin. You have hit the nail on the head! I'm a good while from a trip yet, we've got alot of winter to go here, and this contraption has quite a few bugs to work out.
     
  9. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    I've found that a roll of electrical tape & a nice hand full of zip ties can also be very useful. ;)
     
  10. Kioshk

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    My circa 1988 Leatherman (in an actual LEATHER belt-case), reflector-tape covrered backpack with a toolkit pouch: 1/4" ratchet w/ 6" extender with 8mm & 10mm socket (brake/accoutrement nuts and mounting/banjo-nuts), 1/2" ratchet with 14mm & 15mm socket (head & axle), Park bike-tool (assorted hex rods and tire-wedges). Quart of premixed 2-stroke/castor (20%) with reverse-siphon measurer, empty half-pint oil-container (when pumping up, I squirt a little gasoline in there and mix it up with the 2-stroke...then into full-tank), some extra spark-plug, extra magneto-coil, spare brake-cable, flat repair kit, hand-pump, bailing wire, electrical tape, velcro straps, assorted nuts studs washers and lock-washers, SteelStik, RadioShack digital multimeter and IR thermometer (with laser! (beew! beew!)), mini BUNGY CORDS!, and batteries for the lights.

    .mbv.
     
  11. Kioshk

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    Oh, and Magnum condoms.
     
  12. BarelyAWake

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    tube
    pump
    pressure gauge
    allen key (brake caliper)
    wrench (rear wheel)
    unphone (mapping, speed & tunes)

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  13. Trey

    Trey $50 Cruiser

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    Rotate condom supply regularly. Thank's for starting this one MTB Moto!
     
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  14. MTB Moto

    MTB Moto New Member

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    Hum...

    Zips ties? Electrical Tape? Condoms?

    Nevermind...LOL

    You guys ROCK!
    MTBMoto.shft.
     

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