How to Pack a Bike Trail Kit

It’s better to be safe than sorry, and that is the purpose of your bike trail kit – to provide the tools you need to fix a problem when you’re out on the road.

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You Will Need

  • Spare inner tube
  • Mini-pump
  • Pressure gauge
  • Tube patch kit
  • Tire levers
  • Multi-tool
  • Chain tool
  • Master chain link
  • Seat pack

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Start with the inner tube

    Be prepared for tire repair. Have a spare inner tube as well as a mini-pump and a tire pressure gauge.

  2. Step 2

    Finish tires

    Make sure you have a tube patch kit, a tire patch kit, and levers for removing the tire from the rim.

  3. Step 3

    Pack a multi-tool

    Pack a multi-tool that includes different Allen wrenches and multiple screwdrivers.

  4. Step 4

    Be prepared

    Pack a chain tool as well as a master chain link that fits your bike chain.

  5. Step 5

    Pack it up

    Store everything in a seat pack fastened to your bike and take it with you whenever you ride.

  6. Refill used elements of your kit before you take the bike out again.

  7. Step 6

    Personalize

    Personalize your kit so that it reflects the items you use most frequently. Now you can coast worry-free through any cycling adventure.

  8. There are two official interstate bike routes in the U.S. – Route 1 and Route 76. Both established in 1982, they run through Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Illinois.

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