Preparedness is one habit that we should all have. Be prepared. For anything out there.
Some great things to have in your bike kit are:
- A small tool kit with allen keys, a wrench, pliers, and a tire lever;
- Some money for the bus, or a cab, etc.;
- A tie down strap (for those unanticipated finds - like wooden waterskis);
Things you should not leave on the ping pong table in the basement:
- Tube patch kit.
And here's why this was a hard lesson for me to remember:
A nice sharp finishing nail will help me remember.