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Old 08-27-2009, 10:18 AM   #86
Just another rider
Joined: Jul 2004
Location: The Middle Coast
Oddometer: 727
Originally Posted by Maddaddy
My question is, would you be able to break the bike down with anyone of these kits, or are you relying on roadside assistance to get you the rest of the way?
The advice I've been given is to work out of your on-bike toolkit whenever you do maintenance. That way you discover in the comfort of the garage that you're missing a particular item. Of course, I don't think you'll discover *every* possible tool you might need but you should cover the more important ones.

When I R&R'd the rear wheel I found that an extra 13mm wrench would be usefiul.

I'll add that if the repair is for tweaked forks, bent rims, bent frame I doubt I'll have a tool to repair it, so yes, Roadside Assistance is getting called (if possible).
Madison, WI
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