Don’t forget the spare tube you carry in your seat bag.
First, toss the box and put the tube in a freezer-weight baggie for protection against rubbing by tools and other items. Otherwise, it might not hold air any better than the tube you need to replace. Sprinkle some powder in the bag.
Buy a container of baby powder and it will last for years. I’m still using the remnants from my son’s infancy. He’s now 38!
Coach Fred Matheny is an RBR co-founder who has four decades of road cycling and coaching experience. He has written 14 eBooks and eArticles on cycling training, available in RBR’s eBookstore at Coach Fred Matheny, including the classic Complete Book of Road Bike Training, which includes 4 eBooks comprising 250 pages of timeless, detailed advice and training plans. The Complete Book is one of the many perks of an RBR Premium Membership. Click to read Fred’s full bio.
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