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Old 04-30-13, 03:25 PM
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How Do you carry Your Spare Tube and Pump

I like everyone to tell us and even show pictures of how u carry your spare tube and pump when going on rides and events?

This could be interesting? i have seen people put the tube around their seat. I like to see all suggestions on securing your tube to your bike please. and pump

this could be a fun forum
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Old 04-30-13, 04:01 PM
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I carry my tube, chain links, tire irons and chain breaker in a bag under my seat.

I velcro strap my pump to my brake and shifter cables that are on the underside downtube on my frame.
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Hydration pack. Everything goes in the hydration pack.
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Topeak Pocket Rocket and a good use for a bottle cage.

CB-MULE carries tube, patches, levers, chain links, tools and some first aid!

I have heard of MTBers who drill a second hole in their rim and put two tubes in each tire. When one goes flat they just inflate the second.
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Err ya go,,my composit tire tools and a Multi tool are under the seat with a tube.

The bag is water proof, a zip tie or two makes it more stable, Topeak: https://www.topeak.com/products/bags/...rybag_bk2_qc_m

Lots of frame mounted pumps integrate with the bottle cage mount...

Also they make a larger Under seat bag That I did not need because like Daspydyr I wear a hydration pack with lots of storage...

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Old 05-01-13, 08:41 AM
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Old 05-01-13, 08:55 AM
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Old 05-01-13, 01:34 PM
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I ingest all tools/spare parts & digest/regurgitate as necessary.
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Tube, levers, CO2 and adaptor in the saddle pack. What's this portable pump you speak of?
Ooh, yeah, forgot to add patches in saddle bag.
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I have all my tools and tubes in my Camelbak for fun riding. My mini-pump is on the downtube in its waterbottle-attached bracket. I have it on there as I race without a Camelbak (I use a waterbottle for racing). For racing, I carry a tube, CO2, levers, etc. in my jersey pockets.
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Everything goes in my hydration pack; tubes, tire levers, pump, tool, tire patch kit, first aid kit, water, snack bar, and then a coat strapped to the back of it.
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Originally Posted by Zephyr11 View Post
Hydration pack. Everything goes in the hydration pack.
This.

Absolutely everything goes in my CamelBak.
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I let my friends carry all that crap, I don't need to be weighted down.
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Hydration pack while mtb

Seat bag on roadie.
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Tube, tools, and such in seat bag, except for the pump, which goes in the Camelbak. I used to carry it on the frame, but it was getting dinged and covered in dirt on every ride. It's better protected in the pack.
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Tubes are in a small bag under the saddle. I take the tubes out of the box they come in, put them in a baggie with talcum powder. I can fit 3 easily under my seat. All my bikes (5 I ride on a regular basis) have their own bags with tubes. All tools and my pump (I use a road or mountain Morph by Topeak - they are fairly small) are carried in my Camelbak pack. I use two (Camelbaks) regularly while riding ( a small one for road and larger for mountain) and each has it owns set of tools and pump.
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Originally Posted by CanadianBiker32 View Post
i have seen people put the tube around their seat. I like to see all suggestions on securing your tube to your bike please. and pump
Check out the Awesome Strap...https://www.backcountryresearch.com/

My brother runs those on his MTBs and they seem to work out well -- can't say he's ever dropped anything.

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Camelbak. Last season I upgraded to a Charge LR and for me the lumbar reservoir is a huge improvement. I don't like carrying all that water weight up so high.

In my Camelbak on every ride:
1. spare tube - have tubeless but sht happens.
2. blackburn high-volume mini pump. the best cheap one with a universal head.
3. park tool tire boot. a dollar bill or granola wrapper might work for road bikes, but not for a big slash in a MTB tire.
4. multi-tool.
5. micro first aid kit. look on amazon-- weighs almost nothing.
6. extra quick link both 10 and 9 spd.
7. plastic tire lever.

On some rides I also bring a shock pump. If I know the terrain well I just set it before I hit the trail and go. On long rides I bring food. On long remote rides I bring a water filtration straw, which I've never needed but if you get lost it is handy to drink water from a stream or even mud puddle. Also a fire starting kit and knife.

I don't race. If I did, I'd still be wearing the camelbak and I'd dramatically pare down what is in it besides water.
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Everything goes in the hydration pack. Tools, tubes, levers, pump, roofies, chloroform, etc.
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I have an under the seat bag that I have a spare tube, 2 tire levers, co2 cartridge and inflation device, chain breaker, quick links, quick link tool, hex wrench tool (multiple sizes) phone, ID, credit card/cash, and car keys. I've only had to use the chain tools, never needed to switch the tube out. After I have to do that once I will determine if the co2 way is sufficient, or if I should get a small pump to strap to the tube.

BTW this is all for my 29er MTB
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Hydration pack while mtb

Seat bag on roadie.
Exactly.

Except I don't carry a spare tube or pump. There aren't many trails around here that are more than a few miles walk back to the car. I don't have a mini-pump and I'm not worried about walking a little to put a new tube in. My hydration pack is filled with phone, keys, ID, and snacks. Nothing like some good snacks. Oh, and a couple first aid things for when I screw up and take some skin off of my arm or end up with gravel/dirt in my palms...
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Carry stuff???
That is what my minion is for...

frame pump under top tube and tube, tools, etc. in small bag under saddle...
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tube is in my saddle bag under the seat along with a few tools.
pump is attached to the frame under the bottle cage - like many pics already posted have shown.
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multi tool in the jersey pocket, co2 cartridge and chain link get wrapped in the tube and strapped to my frame.
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if it doesn't fit in my jersey pockets, I don't need it.

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