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.
You will need
- Spare inner tube
- Pressure gauge
- Tube patch kit
- Tire levers
- Chain tool
- Master chain link
- Seat pack
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.
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.
Step 3 Pack a multi-tool Pack a multi-tool that includes different Allen wrenches and multiple screwdrivers.
Step 4 Be prepared Pack a chain tool as well as a master chain link that fits your bike chain.
Step 5 Pack it up Store everything in a seat pack fastened to your bike and take it with you whenever you ride.
Refill used elements of your kit before you take the bike out again.
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.
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.