Site upgrade in progress... Core site functions are working, but some non-critical features/functions will be temporarily unavailable while we work to restore them over the next couple of weeks.

Please post any bugs you encounter, but before you do, check to see if it's already listed.

Thanks for your patience while we work to improve the community.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

newbie: Trail tool/spares advice please

4 posts in this topic

I am a recent first-time WR owner :) and relatively new to off-road motorbiking - I would like to know from people with a bit of experience the kinds of tools and spares I should have with me in the following circumstances:

a) when actually out riding trails.

:D when going away for a weekend riding trip (with truck).

What kind of things may save me a long walk in the future?

Any help or links to information appreciated.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

I carry plugs, and all the tools to change it, a little duct tape, and some thing to fix flats. If you carry fix a flat or tubes and tools to do the changes on the trail. Some folks carry the co2 cartridges with the tubes.

You can get into carrying survival gear also, but, this is a personal preference thing. It also depends on wether or not you ride alone. If you do you have to be prepared for a lot more circumstances.


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

A spare spark plug is mandatory on a WR, once they foul your done. Bring all the tools needed to change the plug.

My fanny pack has:

99cent rain poncho

space blanket


small candle

camelback bite valve

cell phone

first aid kit with serious pain killers, bandages..etc.

toilet paper

misc tools - small scotts ratchet and sockets


buddy tow strap

power bars and candy

I run IRC V33 tires, which I've ridden flat for over 40 miles back to the truck. Dunlop 756 don't hold up as well, 10 miles of riding it flat and the tire was coming apart.

In the truck I keep spare tubes, tire irons, spare levers, JB weld, slime , tire pump, second set of riding gear for day two if it rains on day one.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0