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Watch what you carry on a belt. Don't let it end up by perforating a kidney or a spleen in case of an accident...
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Watch what you carry on a belt. Don't let it end up by perforating a kidney or a spleen in case of an accident...
that´s nasty!!! but you´r right! obviously... Common-Sense should be applied!!!

Knife goes in my thigh-bag (or in a magazine holster in my pistol holster), Pistol in a shoulder-holster.

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And there is room for more.

Good call on the alligator clips - with two more and some wire, you also have jumper cables.
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Cell phone in front left pocket, pocket knife clipped inside front right pocket and a billfold in right rear pocket.

I have roadside with my insurance and $100 worth of tow with my HOG membership until it runs out.

I have never had a single scratch or micro scratches in a face shield that could be attributed to a paper towel. If a wet paper towel would damage it, then might as well leave the bugs and dirt on it, because they are much more abrasive. Unless it's an emergency and I can't see, I usually clean it when I have a source of running water to rinse off before doing any rubbing on it.

Slime and Ride-On (both available for inner tubes and motorcycle use) are supposed to be non-corrosive to wheels according to the manufacturers. Though I don't use them. Would beat walking or waiting in the cold, rain, heat for help to arrive if far from home.

I did carry a few things when I had a bag on the bike.

I have a leatherman and several similar pouch tools, but, I don't take them with me.

You should carry Duck Tape or Gorilla tape instead of (or along side) electrical tape IMHO, I prefer Liquid Electrical tape.
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6” adjustable spanner
13mm and 11mm spanner’s, one open end, one swivel ratchet end
Allen keys including the ones for the handlebar levers and Supertrapp discs...
Torx key for the little covers on the transmission
Screwdriver, straight and crosspoint
Plug spanner and one plug
Insulation tape
Some tie-wraps
A few nuts and bolts and washers
Small clean rag
Leatherman tool
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