Commuting 101: What do you carry with you?

I realize many commuters don’t carry a flat kit or tools, but some of us do. That’s my saddle bag in this photo.

My saddle bag
At a minimum I always carry:

I usually also carry

  • Tube
  • Multitool

Do you carry tools on your commute? Have you ever been stuck on the road because you didn’t have the right gear? Or does your commute take you along a busy bus route that you can use for backup?Bonus question: What’s with that yellow spoke card? Some random dude noticed it today in the parking lot at Ace Hardware and told me, “That’s brilliant! I love it!”

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