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EDC and RC

What do you carry for EDC (every day carry) and RC (ride carry)?

keys - Car, bike lock, paracord lanyard, chain segment
chapstick - cuz riding with dry chapped lips is no fun
wallet - i feel naked without it
phone - more like laptop in a phone
lighter - never know when you may need one
a very well loved Buck Nobleman - mainly for opening boxes, mail, and careful cutting jobs
a monstrous CRKT M21-14SFG - just in case i need to defend myself or do some heavy duty cutting


15mm wrench, chain whip, lockring combo tool - 4 for the space of 1 (bottle opener too)
10mm ratcheting wrench - chain tensioners
chain breaker - never know when it may be useful
patch kit - duh.
CO2 air chuck - for the CO2 cartridge in my aquarack
pedros tire levers - best tire levers ever.
blackburn flea tail light - nice n bright
timbuk2 hemlock rolltop with smiley face button - to carry it all

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June 28, 2012 06:40 AM
From: Stockton, CA
179 posts
4 bikes
-Phone for calling,info,etc (like a laptop)
-Keys to my house
-Helmet with a back cat eye light

-Herschel Fanny Pack to carry everything
-Allen Keys to make adjustments etc
-Husky Adjustable wrench just in case for the wheels
-Tire levers for any patch,etc
-Patch kit
-Money for food or anything to keep me safe or alive
-Phone (laptop)
-Key (house)
June 28, 2012 07:02 AM
From: Bay Area
116 posts
0 bikes
Shit son, you carry a lot of stuff. For everyday I carry:

-A couple of tissues

For rides I carry:

-Mini pump
-Extra tube
-15mm if I'm on one of my track bikes
-Occasionally I'll bring sneakers if I'm riding clipless
-Sometimes a tire lever. I used to have 3, but I've broken two. I only really need the lever for changing tires on my OP on the Bianchi and the MA40's on the Trek.

And that's about it. I'll occasionally carry my camera too.
June 28, 2012 07:03 AM
i carry the same thing for edc and rc
-15mm socket wrench
-presta valve adaptor
-quarters for gas station pumps (i should really invest in some CO2 cartridges)
-debit card, id
-phone with music and earphones of course
June 28, 2012 07:12 AM
From: Tejas
47 posts
0 bikes
Dam, this is all I carry when I ride
And for longer rides
-Allen keys
And helmet (of course), its a bad habbit, I should carry an extra tube, patch kit, levers, mini pump, chain tool ect. I'm going to get a profile desgin aqua rack so I don't need to carry my backpack and get a saddle bag.
June 28, 2012 08:21 AM
From: St. Helena, Ca
149 posts
5 bikes
-Wallet for emergencies involving cash or when I get hungry
-Waterbottle (Keep it in my aqua rack)
-Chapfix (Chapstick for men *Don't ask I found it in walmart*)
-Cell phone
-Winchester knife for..emergencies.
-iMiNUSD lighter. (You never know when a lady needs a light)
-Helmet (if not commuting to school)
-Hip Pouch if I'm not wearing a jersey

-Chrome Mini Metro to carry it all
-15mm Socket wrench and normal wrench
-First aid kit
-Ziplock bag of snacks
-Park Tools tire levers
-Tube (none on me right now though..)
-Lock just in case
-Everything I carry in my EDC.
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June 28, 2012 09:13 AM
From: San Jose, CA
26 posts
5 bikes
RC stands for "ride carry"

also forgot to mention my bike multi-tool for RC, too lazy to find it for the picture

[b]and lets see some pictures of your stuff too![/b]
June 28, 2012 09:14 AM
From: Stockton, CA
179 posts
4 bikes

All the Above
June 29, 2012 11:15 AM
From: San Francisco
62 posts
16 bikes
1. phone
2. swiss multi tool w/ 5 allen sizes and flt & phillips screw driver bits on it
3. 13" knife w/ an anodized bullistic proof 9" blade and compus & magnisium fire starter hidden in the handle of the knife strapped upside down & to the rightside of my back undernieth my cycling jersy top.. incase somebody needs to catch a case....
4. gu-chomps watermelon flavor
5. house keys
6. 24oz polar zero squirt bottle
7. c02 quick flate n adhesive patch
8. 6" long flat rench with a pedal side and bolt side for removing wheels and a bottle opener dead center. this also acts as secondary self defense so I don't have to pull my knife.

all this fits (ecept knife) in the 3 pockets on the back of my jersy without wieghing me down or causing pain to my lower back.

other than that don't need much.I live in Chicago, so theres public trans to get me anywhere incase I can't solve my problen right then n there...
June 29, 2012 08:01 PM
From: Chicago
11 posts
6 bikes

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