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bike maintenance

The places I plan to travel to are far from the well-kitted out cycle shops of the West. Find youself with a broken chain in the middle of Tajikistan with no tools, and you’ll be hitching. Here is my mobile bike shop (* denotes an item I don’t have yet)

Spare Parts

Spokes (20inch) X 4    
Spokes (26inch) X 6    
10 spare chain links    
Spare tyre (20inch)    
Spare tyre (26inch)    
2 sets brake pads    
Brake cables    
Gear cables    
3 tubes of each size   *
Bearings for headset and hubs   *
SPD cleats   *
Suspension service kit    


Allen keys    
Hypercracker (free-wheel remover)   *
Bottom bearing remover    
Cone spanners    
Leatherman Multi-tool   *
Tyre levers    
Air pump (for tyres only)    
Air pump (doubles tyre and suspension pump)    
Chain breaker   *