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1Back to top Go down    What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:44 am

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The K100 rt has a lot of storage for the tools and emergency supplies.
Here is what I permanently carry with me:





Apart from the original tool kit, I have the following items:
#1 3 feet of Iron wire
#2 Tie wraps
#3 Small pocket knife
#4 small side cutters
#5 Hand pump with CO2 cartridges
#6 tire pressure gauge
#7 Tire repair kit (plugs)
#8 Can of sealer/inflater
#9 Test light
#10 Electrical tape
#11 electrical wire
#12 fuses
#13 15 amps small circuit breaker. If you have a short, you could burn all your fuses before finding the problem. This small circuit breaker resets itself and you can continue to troubleshoot. After finding the problem, you can replace it with the proper fuse
#14 2 parts epoxy puty stick. (dries in a couple of minutes and become hard as steel)
#15 Small tube of gasket maker
#16 Emergency flashing LED light
#17 LED flashlight

I also have a spare clutch cable, 4 spark plugs and a liter of oil. A couple of rags, a bit of soap, a can of plexus to clean my shield and a small container of anti-fog paste to put on my windshield.

All these tools and supplies fit in the cowl, tool tray and glove compartments. For example, 1 liter of oil fits perfectly in the cowl over the tail light.

Since I am riding up to December (if the temperature is over 2 degrees Celsius or 35 Fahrenheit), During early spring and late fall I carry the following emergency supply:



The heating pads are chemically activated and produce a good source of heat. (good if you are stocked in the middle of nowhere.)

The emergency blanket is something that most hikers carry in their bag. For a 60" x 96" blanket, the weight is only 2.8oz and the size folded(vacuum packed) is about 7" x 4" x 1 3/4". This is a good in case of accident to keep an injured person warm until an ambulance arrives or to keep you warm when waiting for a towing.

When going on a long trip (more than 500km from home)
-1 set of HALL sensors
-1 ignition computer
-1 EFI computer
-1 ignition coil
These items are small and don't take a lot of room.
I also have these items clearly marked in my workshop, and if I break down I could call my wife and she could deliver them to me.



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2Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:52 am

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I just saw the post of Blakey in the "Two second rule" and realized that I don't have any first aid kit. This is a good point and I will get one.


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3Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:29 am

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I've always been afraid of the bike burning up, is there a way to fit a small extinguisher onboard? Gotta get me a first aid kit too.

    

4Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:47 am

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Am I hearing you guys correctly? A BMW motorcycle without a first aid kit?

Oh the sacrilege!


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5Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Sep 29, 2009 1:55 pm

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Hey, is that Roman Polanski in the emergency blanket?

    

6Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:02 pm

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Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Laughing Laughing


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7Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Sep 30, 2009 5:34 am

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I was going to say "it could be, the girl looks young enough", but I thought about it and changed my mind!


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8Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:07 pm

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I did a search before posting my question about parts to carry but didn't see this. Excellent post!


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9Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:55 pm

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Jeez CF ya need all that? now i know why ya got a chair to ride. Might be time to open the boarders and let afew people into your state so like me if i was to break down, it would take little more than a centre stand and a wheel wrench to cover things ( what I mean is we can never get away from others here on our roads, so having a helmet and a wheel inhand will always mean instant vehicle stop for assistance) or it did the last time I ever saw anyone broken down.


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10Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:18 pm

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.......and who would dare venture out without a spare 12 rivet output shaft?

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11Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:45 pm

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12Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:49 pm

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@sidecar paul wrote:.......and who would dare venture out without a spare 12 rivet output shaft?

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Yes I would but then I am renowned for being adventurous. affraid


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13Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:52 am

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Thanks for this posting CF, I know there was a similar chat recently relating to "just in case " items on long trips.
I was in the garage earlier today prepping some gear for Rossco's ride tomorrow,
I very rarely venture far from home on the bike so I don't usually carry a great deal, what a couple of basics won't fix , the trailer does.

However , when trips like tomorrow come around , this is what I have so far..

Small toolbox( ie segregated luchbox or container )
spare fuses 7.5 and 15amp , globes ( tailight, stoplight )
various tapes,
cable ties
various screws and small nuts/bolts
stanley knife
circuit tester
spare length of auto wire
dynamo led torch with phone charger
12v socket with battery clamps ( to inflate air mattress)

Glovebox
multimeter
pliers and medium shift spanner

Topbox
allen key set
1m heavy fencing wire

Under seat (tail )
screwdrivers ( flat / phillips )
asstd spanners
jumpstart cables approx 200amp
rag for dirty jobs
another larger led dynamo torch.( this one flashes )

sounds a lot, but its enough for the simple stuff, after that , it becomes a case of roadside pickup.
Ideally a fully equipped workshop would be great,but for some of us , we wouldn't know how to use it.
So this is what I have thus far.
As K75cster mentioned , in Oz you can usually hail down assistance of sorts , I have done this in the past, unfortunately.
Thanks to forum members for their previous suggestions regarding "JIC-just in case " items.
and of course for the escort of Rosscos new bike , all the relevant weather and sleep over gear is in there as well.
Looking forward to the ride , weather good or otherwise.



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14Back to top Go down    emergency supplies on Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:45 am

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:face:stock tool kit
tire patch kit
1st aid kit

cell phone
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15Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:26 am

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GroverK The last time i rode my bike I rode it into my brothers shed and took the 1.5mtr piece of #8 gauge fencing wire out of the topbox to take with me when I went off round the island in a van. Its amazing how many people have just such a piece of equipement with them. I used to carry about the same as cf when heading off to the rallies of yesteryear, actually I can now say last century - sniffle oh dear must get back to the bodywork again


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16Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:39 am

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After comparing bits and pieces with Sean, I need to add the following to the list.

H4 headlight globe 55/100 , ( mine currently runs 55/65 approx , they were on sale for a twin pack, but are a bit on the dull side)
Some basic first aid supplies

With the wire, you should be able to snaffle some from along the roadside , if you were desperate enough.
be sure to get your tetanus up to date first.


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17Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:59 am

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Ed I would ease up on the 100watt highbeaam globes as they will start to melt your highbeam switch better to use relays first and save the softening of your switch gear


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18Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:26 am

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Is it worth trying something in between which won't affect it as much, just to get extra brightness.
the RT was fitted with spotties, and switched.


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19Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:29 am

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@K75cster wrote:Ed I would ease up on the 100watt highbeaam globes as they will start to melt your highbeam switch better to use relays first and save the softening of your switch gear
Good point, the hi/lo switch is a known problem....even with the standard bulb.


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20Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:31 am

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Even if you leave the original lighting there you are well advised to put relays in. The OEM switches are not up to the job at the best of times.


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21Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:46 am

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and looks a little like this....


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Chassis number0019026
Vehicle code0503
SeriesK589
ModelK 100 RS 83 (0502 ( 0503 )
Body typeK 100 RS 83 (0502
Catalog modelECE
Production date1984 / 07
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22Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:24 am

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@blakey wrote:Am I hearing you guys correctly? A BMW motorcycle without a first aid kit?

Oh the sacrilege!
St John Australia have a number of small First Aid Kits for sale. I carry mine in a tank bag (I am a member of St John, therefore I carry items that others don't)

For those outside Australia (Especially the UK) check out the St John web site in your country.

One thing, carrying a first Aid kit is NO substitute for keeping your First Aid skills up to date.


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23Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:43 pm

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Klompy, will this clip straight on or need to be modded to fit?
By the way, the trip home on monday, I ran the high beam for a while and for the first time I had a truck flash me to dip them. I don't usually get any niggles from oncoming traffic.


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24Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:57 pm

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Plug and play..........eastern beaver...........top quality.


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25Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:14 pm

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My threepeneth:

Spare clutch and throttle cables
First aid kit
BMW tool kit
Spare fuses
Tie wraps
Puncture kit with gas cylinders
Roll of insulating tape
Little bit of sandpaper to clean up contacts

Am I the only one who also carries clean underpants?

I reckon having reviewed the lists above I'll add:

spare bulbs
torch


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26Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:34 pm

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@MT350Explorer wrote:Am I the only one who also carries clean underpants?
A frightening traffic pattern down in UK?


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27Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:46 pm

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@Inge K. wrote:
@MT350Explorer wrote:Am I the only one who also carries clean underpants?
A frightening traffic pattern down in UK?

True inge Very Happy ....but Dave's in Scotland so he should be wearing a kilt and no underpants !


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28Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:56 pm

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88KE wrote:
@Inge K. wrote:
@MT350Explorer wrote:Am I the only one who also carries clean underpants?
A frightening traffic pattern down in UK?

True inge Very Happy ....but Dave's in Scotland so he should be wearing a kilt and no underpants !

Of course 88 - would never ride in anything else Razz Were I to venture down in to England I reckon I'd be kilt, pants and spares; last time I was there the traffic was pretty heavy for a northerner like me


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29Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:35 pm

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Will say that I sure appreciated the recommendation to carry long needle nosed pliers, from a previous post....not short ones.

Don't know who offered that...but thanks....(leaky fuel line, mulitple FI clamps held in place with pilers while tightening with long flat tip screwdriver)....in very remote location.

Concerned about fixing flats.

Notice that some carry pumps and some carry CO2 cartridge inflators.
Seek to know more about this subject.

Off the cuff thoughts.... are that once one has fired the cartridges, you are a done muldoon, if the tire is not suitably inflated because of whatever.

Leads me to think that having a pump is better.

I know that many carry this and that and would appreciate knowing stories about when folks have actually used the same.

Thanks,
Jim



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30Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:46 pm

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Smile......and to whatever extent that anyone would care to share....

What is the worst flat tire event...or other breakdown that was in the middle of no where, with no help, not much traffic, if any, no water, no food, that you've experienced?



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31Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:18 pm

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Just my two pennies worth. It is now a legal requirement when riding in Europe to carry all spare bulbs and a breathalyser kit. I fear that a high viz jacket may also be added to the list soon ! Wink


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32Back to top Go down    What do you carry in your tool kit? on Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:25 pm

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I had a complete radiator boil over in the middle of a major traffic jam entering Sydney, look awesome. I had just come back from about 1,000 mile of trouble free riding, and despite the boiling water going everywhere, I didn't once think about calling for assistance. For some reason I was extremely confident that I could solve it and get home.
It took 5 hours of waiting till the traffic cleared and I was able to limp to a garage and buy some coolant. And she got me home, still 100 miles away. (new fan added since then).
I am normally a pessimist but this bike just inspires confidence, and I do a lot of solo touring these days.
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33Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:51 am

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This is usually enough for me runs to work and back


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34Back to top Go down    What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:56 am

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Yes MR Postman, but you have to remember that you live in a country that was over run by Romans, who gave you sewerage, running water and mobile phone coverage.
Over here, at the moment we do have running water, lots of it but the coverage is atrocious.
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35Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Jan 30, 2013 4:18 am

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I fear that a high viz jacket may also be added to the list soon ! [quote]


Sorry Krambo, got it, but it is well hidden in the depths of the pannier. not yet used.


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36Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:46 am

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I'm getting a little worried.
Is BMW really short for, Braucht Mehr Werkzeug? (need more tools)

I don't carry anything but the original toolset. But I also only drive daytours.

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37Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:28 am

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I have a tyre repair kit with cartridges. It has three cartridges, each of which is sufficient to inflate a tyre. They can also be bought separately. Admittedly I have a single barrel footpump which if I were way off the beaten track I would bring, but better to have a small electric one. I am not sure how easy it is to inflate a tubeless tyre from nil with a footpump. I do keep a full toolkit, spare bulbs, fuses etc as well.

For short term though I would not bother with coolant, if you have a bottle of water to drink it will get you home. I can now access the radiator by simply removing the right hand storage box [metal frame and baffles underneath all stay in place], disconnect fuel pump, lift tank back. [I put in longer fuel lines and relocated the tank earth to allow this] its a ten minute check now.


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38Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:31 pm

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@RT wrote:Yes MR Postman, but you have to remember that you live in a country that was over run by Romans, who gave you sewerage, running water and mobile phone coverage.
Over here, at the moment we do have running water, lots of it but the coverage is atrocious.
RT

Some mods you might think about to improve your mobile reception


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39Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:11 pm

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I contacted one of the St John Trainers last night. He said the cost of the small First Aid kit was around $30.

He also said the St John have a Motorcycle First Aid Course. So if anyone is interested in doing it let me know.


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40Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:29 pm

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Eat words time. Went to my brothers today, only twenty miles there. When I was leaving, bike warming up with lights on then no headlight only main beam. Brother says have you a spare, yes said I, in the garage at home! The nearest garage is closer to my house than his so he gave me a lift home. I will get her in the morning. This thread spring straight to mind. Moral of the story, spare bulb better off in glove box than in garage.

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41Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:35 pm

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P.I.T.A. GMcQ! I'm sure you'd have picked one up in a service station ......if you could see your way there Rolling Eyes but its a good reminder. I'm not in the habit of carrying bulds as we are not obliged to by law like our continental brothers. Still you don't need a law to enforce common sence.

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42Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:39 pm

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Yeah 88 right pain but the service station is closer to me anyway and given it was -2c in Katesbridge with ice on the kart track where he lives it made sense to bum a lift. This way there's always tomorrow Very Happy

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43Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Thu Dec 10, 2015 4:46 am

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So after my recent 'up to my armpits' adventure into the 1100RS I thought as I went I would write down any tool that I needed that was not a 10mm socket or anything found in an allen key set.
This will get me to the back of the engine. In no particular order-
30mm socket
16mm spanner
1 1/16 socket - paralever (hey, it fitted)
7mm spanner
8mm socket
13mm spanner
6" extension for exhaust studs
6mm allen socket drive + 10" extension for that last gearbox bolt hidden behind the exhaust.
12mm allen socket - paralever

Add your screw drivers, any other sockets etc and if I can't fix it with any of that I will call a tow truck.


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44Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:47 am

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Okay, not that I necessarily need all three at once, but am I the only one to stash cash, condoms and Viagra in the ducktail?

    

45Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:23 am

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That's a "Yes" from me...


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46Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:12 am

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Clutch and throttle cables and sufficient tools to change them while riding in the UK and Ireland. The rescue services can deal with anything else. I keep meaning to add a first aid kit.


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47Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:46 pm

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In Crazy Frog's original post (#1), he shows a resettable circuit breaker as part of the spares he keeps onboard his bike/s. The idea is to use this instead of a handful of fuses when trying to track down an electrical problem.

Here is Oz land, I have found this...there are 7.5A and 15A manually resettable circuit breakers available at Jaycar.6 bucks each. Excellent value I think!

Great idea Crazy Frog.

Thought I'd share.


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48Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:50 pm

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Now that's a cracking good idea. I'm not a fan of using CBs instead of fuses on a bike - seen too many problems on HDs that use them - but as a piece of testing kit... Damn, but I should have thought of that a long time ago!


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49Back to top Go down    Re: What do you carry in your tool kit? on Fri Dec 11, 2015 4:01 am

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Hey Rosskko, pity you don't have room on the bike for a change of clothes but with your tool kit on board you'll probably never be held up long enough to need them.
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