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What should I put in a bicycle emergency patch kit for situations more severe than a common puncture?

Puncture is the most common failure, second most common perhaps tire sidewall failure that can be fixed temporarily with tools used for fixing punctures plus a tyre boot. Many bolts in bicycle are ...
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What should I put in a bicycle emergency patch kit for situations more severe than a common puncture?

If you only ride in suburban areas, and assess that 1km is the maximum distance for reaching a "repair point", pushing the bike is more than adequate. Otherwise, as mentioned in the comments,...
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What should I put in a bicycle emergency patch kit for situations more severe than a common puncture?

if my bicycle breaks such as my spoke failure which lead to total tube rupture If you ride on a deflated tyre, you'll destroy the tyre, then the rim. But if you push the bike a km or two, it'll be ...
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Riding Repair Kit

(Copying my answer from https://bicycles.stackexchange.com/a/71580/33932, I assume self-plagiarism isn't plagiarism here) Here's my toolkit. A mini pump is carried separately external to the toolkit ...
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Because of a pedal rattle and squeak should I remove my pedals off and how?

The pedals are unlikely to fail in a way that causes a safety issue. In theory, they could jam/seize up and the pedal rotate with the crank, but things have to be pretty bad for that to happen. The ...
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Riding Repair Kit

My tool kits are custom to each bike that gets ridden regularly, and while there is minor difference they all have similar things: Tool Why Pump Inflating tubes - a minipump is adequate, but on my ...
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Shimano Ultegra shifters 8020 bottom plastic cover screw. Where to get it?

go to the bike shop you should be able to find a similar size screw.
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Shimano Ultegra shifters 8020 bottom plastic cover screw. Where to get it?

I found Shimano doesn't have spare parts for the shifters, at least not that I or my LBS has. They usually have broken or spares that they take parts from. One of my BIGGEST gripes with shimano. ...
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How do I fix an Avid BB7 Outboard Pad that Doesn't Retract?

This is apparently not an uncommon problem, but the fix isn't necessarily simple to do -- especially the first time around. It took me an hour and a half to figure this out, so hopefully this saves ...
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Can a broken ratchet in Shimano Tiagra 4600 rear shifter be replaced?

In theory it’s possible to disassemble the mechanism, but nobody does that. Shimano do not distribute spare parts, the brifter is viewed as a single unit (cf. shimano’s attitude to hydraulic calipers)...
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