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post #1 of 7 Old 09-07-2013, 11:42 PM Thread Starter
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Must haves for the ride...

New to biking. 2008 klr. Was wondering what everybody carries on their bike .i.e tools etc. must haves in case of a break down. Thanks
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post #2 of 7 Old 09-07-2013, 11:50 PM
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Here are a couple of threads to browse, rlamp4040. Opinions and options abound.....

http://www.klrforum.com/showthread.php?t=12177

http://www.klrforum.com/showthread.php?t=11152



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To me the basics are enough tools to fix (and inflate) a flat tire, or tighten your chain. Spare parts should include a master link, some zip ties, some mechanics wire and some HD duct tape.
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New to biking. 2008 klr. Was wondering what everybody carries on their bike .i.e tools etc. must haves in case of a break down. Thanks
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