Off Road Tool Essentials, what you should carry


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Good list, not gonna go into what I carry (a lot of which is what you do) but a few more important item(s) would also be a couple (or a few) 3' webbing loops and a few carabiners for towing or to pull a buddy's bike up to the trail if it went over the  edge. Also a few different sized master links, decent chain breaker, and chain compressor for getting the master link in place. A plastic medicine bottle filled with nuts n bolts of various sizes. Allen and Torx wrench sets (the folding ones have most sizes, but at least 4, 5 and 8mm aliens). A small folding saw (Corona razor saw is worth the $$). If you're gonna carry CO2 compressed "air" make sure your set up is for Schrader valves (what dirt bike tubes have) NOT Presta (what most bicycle tubes have). Very important. Carry one 21 inch tube if possible, will work on a rear 18 inch wheel. I also have a GPS device in case I need to give my coordinates to a helo in a worst case scenario.

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