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What emergency stuff do you keep on your bike?

I thought this might be both interesting & informative.
I myself had advanced first aid training as well as being a certified CPR Instructor. Because of this training I learned to be prepared cuz you never know what someone else or even YOU may need.
I have always carried on my bike a fully stocked medical kit including respirator mask with O2 & ambu bag hookup as well as a tracheal intubator. I cannot count the times I’ve been FIRST in the scene of an accident and had to triage before the professionals arrived.
Are YOU prepared if needed??
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One of my saddlebags is always full with emergency stuff. I go overboard as I have the room to do it. I bought a small medical kit, (band aids, oilment, ace bandage, etc.) which in the saddlebag. Other items include: full rain suit, assorted tools (few wrenches: 8,10, 10,11,12 14), adjustable wrench, vise grips, couple screw drivers, electric tape, piece on electric wire, assorted fuses, multi folding tool that has knives on it), zip ties, rubber gloves, towels, piece of fuel line, spark plug, bailing wire (yes the type from a hay bail), some bungy cords, assorted nuts and bolts, small Atlas, plastic bags and a change of socks (I hate wet feet), quart of oil, kick stand puck. I think that's all. It all fits in one saddlebag. Yes, it's overkill. The cool thing is that in the past 5 years that I've had the 1100, except for rainsuit nothing has been used on my bike. Many times I've repaired other people's bike while on the road. They always think I'm a nut (which I am) when they see me start digging into my saddlebag, until I get them on the road. Except for a flat tire (which I have removed on side of road before) or a really major failure I can get your bike running. As you can tell I've ridden some really unreliable bikes in the past. Yes, I was a boy scout waaaay back when, actually an Eagle Scout.
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Stock tool kit, Extra pack of smokes and a lighter.
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I thought this might be both interesting & informative.
I myself had advanced first aid training as well as being a certified CPR Instructor. Because of this training I learned to be prepared cuz you never know what someone else or even YOU may need.
I have always carried on my bike a fully stocked medical kit including respirator mask with O2 & ambu bag hookup as well as a tracheal intubator. I cannot count the times Iíve been FIRST in the scene of an accident and had to triage before the professionals arrived.
Are YOU prepared if needed??
As I do not have the training for most of that I do not carry it. I have a basic med kit and a nice tool kit. I carry bottled water at all times and extra rain gear.
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One of my saddlebags is always full with emergency stuff. I go overboard as I have the room to do it. I bought a small medical kit, (band aids, oilment, ace bandage, etc.) which in the saddlebag. Other items include: full rain suit, assorted tools (few wrenches: 8,10, 10,11,12 14), adjustable wrench, vise grips, couple screw drivers, electric tape, piece on electric wire, assorted fuses, multi folding tool that has knives on it), zip ties, rubber gloves, towels, piece of fuel line, spark plug, bailing wire (yes the type from a hay bail), some bungy cords, assorted nuts and bolts, small Atlas, plastic bags and a change of socks (I hate wet feet), quart of oil, kick stand puck. I think that's all. It all fits in one saddlebag. Yes, it's overkill. The cool thing is that in the past 5 years that I've had the 1100, except for rainsuit nothing has been used on my bike. Many times I've repaired other people's bike while on the road. They always think I'm a nut (which I am) when they see me start digging into my saddlebag, until I get them on the road. Except for a flat tire (which I have removed on side of road before) or a really major failure I can get your bike running. As you can tell I've ridden some really unreliable bikes in the past. Yes, I was a boy scout waaaay back when, actually an Eagle Scout.
DANG Les!! There’s “prepared” and then there’s “neurotic”! I think I’m gonna call you
MAGYVER from now on! Lol!
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I'll be ready. 😊



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LOL! Good one! I bet you have that and MORE!
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I carry a portable battery jumper. Some bungies. The stock tool kit. AND last but not least, DUCT TAPE! If I need more than that, I might as well trailer Big Bertha home.
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Iím with Scrumdown, I carry what he does with a few wrenches and a flat tire kit.


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