EVERYTHING I carry on a mountain bike ride — 2018
EVERYTHING I carry on a mountain bike ride — 2018
I thought it was time for an update on everything I carry with me on a mountain bike ride, as it’s almost been a year since I showed off my various gear.
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$10 and a TTC Pass.
I live 15 mins from Calistoga when I heard Calistoga i was like what the hell is he talking about 15 min away Calistoga 😂
old cut open toothpaste tube to use as a tire boot if you get a big slash and need to put a tube in and the tube bulges out the slash – OK….never had to use mine but its costs and weighs nothing
latex gloves, greasy/grungy fingers suck. Tiny plastic booties over your socks when the trail gets wet & cold. But otherwise, we carry the same
I have the same first aid kit but have found it to be too much for my MTB bag… coming from an EX Combat Medic, you’d think I would have a full trauma kit but I go bare bones… BUT… I LOVE the "Original Tick Key". its so much better than the one in the 1st aid kit, but does not include tweezers.
Always carry a patch-kit for inner tubes, since they’re only like 2 bucks and a few grams, but they can save you from pushing your bike home.
Insulation tape & tie-wraps.
Have at look at the Crankbro’s multitool’s, they have the chain breakers on them and spoke spanners too, well built, strong enough to put some proper effort into them for the likes of pedals.
I’d carry a little sachet of vinegar for your glasses/ gopro.
No smears =no tears:)
If I have to carry any tools for my bike I use an old tube to put them in I cut a couple of extra 1” bands and a piece to be long enough to put the tools in and fold over the top about 3-4 inches that is for the band to hold it closed at the top. Now for the bottom just use a zip tie and you have no more metal making noise and the fact the scarp tools or pointed one are in a rubber tube and sort of protecting you on your ride. I did this back when I raced desert open class expert motorcycles and still for my mountain biking.
Hey it looks like you have a great kit. If I have any recommendations, I would definitely pack more gauze and athletic tape. Maybe even a quick clot kit depending on how far you are away from civilization.
Lezyne Super GPS, fairly inexpensive on board computer connects to your phone via bluetooth. The data can be loaded to strava as well. There are addon to connect to the device such as a kit with extra pieces to track heart rate as well as watts and so on.
You should try the BOMPAR Tubeless Kit for retread the tire in case of a big slit. I always carry one!
I’m going to get a Raptor 14. I think I’ll get the women’s purple one tho. I like purple so whatever. Lol
Thanks for the vid Brian.
Thanks for the channel !
I watch you everyday.
Enjoyed the video! One thing I wanted to ask is have you thought about using your larger battery pack/charger to hook up to your go pro instead of using all the small batteries? I started doing that this year when I go fishing and with my 64gb card I can record 8 solid hours without worrying about battery going dead. Great info in your videos. Always look forward to your new ones!
How to you keep sweat off you GoPro lens? I tried micro fiber but it just moved the sweat around.
Spare gloves come in handy because cold wet hands suck. I also carry some muc off workshop gloves for trailside repairs. With the first aid kit I carry a spray on plaster "band aid" it’s a super effective sound barrier that disinfects & seals against infection on contact
For my quick link I found a tiny "channel lock" type plier, that opens (just barely) enough to get it. Good for other uses too
i carry the wolf tooth master link multi tool on top of a crack bros mt, it holds a few quick links and works as a tire lever, has come in handy for on the trail chain work!
Garmin Felix 5 Plus. It logs rides and so much more. I actually have the Garmin Descent Mk1. Point is can’t go wrong with the Garmin
Hey Brian check out the wolf tooth components trail quick link tool!
I live in Alaska. Bug spay is a must my friend.
For tracking your rides, GPS, speed, HR, etc. Consider a Garmin Fenix 3 watch. Superior to an Apple Watch in almost every way.
One thing i added to my kit, are a few individual use sterile saline ampoules. I use these for emergency contact lens issues, BUT, they are very helpful for eye rinse or even small would wash. But if you wear contact lenses, its a must for me.
One thing that I found to be super light and an amazing item to keep in my Camelbak riding pack is a Mission Endura Cool towel, on very hot rides just dip in a stream or other water source, wring it out wrap it around your neck. It will bring down your core temp if you were in that possible heat stroke range. My rides tend to not be epic so my pack has minimal items in it. Maybe a small pump, hydration, multi-tool, snacks, a small first-aid kit.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkBenhp2EIE _ I did the same and also take spare valve cores! 😀
Thanks for sharing. Now I can add more to my bag that I didn’t have.
Waiting for your trail in Indian MTB tracks……could you please do a trailing in India…..
HOPE FROM A HARD CORE FAN FROM…..INDIA🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳
I carry the same first aid kit. It packs a punch for it’s size.
I carry my team in fortnite
Awesome Vid……….Bear Spray! A little heavy – but very nice to have on board.
I always keep a paracord bracelet and bandana in case I need a quick sling or splint. Thankfully it hasn’t happened as an adult. Can never be too safe.
Try the xplova x5 Evo…. its awesome. has gps for live navigation and links up to strava ….and is a tad bit cheaper than the garmins….
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Thanks for the vid. I’m new to MTBing and it great to see what veteran MTBer brings to the trail.
I love my fat 🚲… What are your thoughts on Fat Biking Downieville??
See ya in Auburn/Cool Ca.
I have found that the Garmin devices to be the best GPS/ tracking devices on the market. you can also get attachments so the watches it on the bars if you dont want them on your wrist while riding. I however love the watch and at the moment you cannot beat the Fenix
Sam splints!! they are amazing if you have an injury that needs a splint theyre light weight and fold away super easy 🙂
Kinda off topic, but as far as watches are concerned, I’ve been looking at the Garmin Tactix Charlie for the topo maps. Eliminates the need for a cockpit mounted computer (or at least I would hope). Price is a bit steep though. Cool vid Brian!
Nice video, could you do a video on stuff you shouldn’t bring
Cool,cool all the basics covered! It looks like I need a first aid kit thanks👍
gear cable!!!! always
Brian I so miss the Active Trail pump. I have one but if they were still around I’d buy more for the family. And the tin is awesome for carrying small odds and ends I do the same as you. For dealing with quick link issues on the trail I carry the new Pack Pliers from Wolftooth. They are small and light and inside the handles you can store two sets of links. the tool makes it much nicer when dealing with the large oddly shaped Eagle links these days. https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/products/pack-pliers And I’m going to go put gorilla tape on the Active Trail pump handle wicked idea dude.
You should try sigma 5.12 bicycle computer i have mine for 5 years and it doesn’t bug and i cost’s 20 bucks new!!!!
I love this vid
Couldn’t you also use in Altoids tin instead of the active Trail tin
A lightweight rain and windproof jacket is a must here in New Zealand (I use the Fox Attack Water) where the weather is extremely changeable.
A mountainbike allows you to punch deep into a national park by lunchtime; a crash or mechanical, and suddenly you’re an injured hiker unprepared for a night in the bush with the weather turning cold and wet.
For the same reason, I keep a head-torch in my pack, regardless of what time of day I plan on returning.
I also keep one of those reflective silver emergency blankets in my first aid kit..
They’re light as a feather, and fold down to nothing.
If a member of your party is injured, as soon as they stop moving and start lying there with the sweat cooling on them, hypothermia can get real serious real quick.
I just picked up one of these tiny ass shovels for trail repair or small jump builds, weighs nothing and barely stuck out of my pack. For ten bucks and when you want to add something to your trails, worked great! https://www.acehardware.com/departments/lawn-and-garden/gardening-tools/digging-tools/7135049
I carry a sam slint as part of my med kit folded into three just in case some body out on the trail has a real bad day and breaks an arm or wrist also act as a back protection in my bag
Hey man , just FYI that’s not a tire lever on your multi tool … that’s a brake pad spreading tool to push the calipers back in. Instagram @mtbflyfish
Nice vids 🤙