Jen in Chicago inspired me to audit the contents of my bag. I dumped everything out onto the kitchen floor and cataloged the contents like an archaeologist digging through the ruins of Pompeii. Man, I’m a pack rat.
Main pocket contents:
- REI cycling jacket
MSR Pocket Rocket instruction manuals. 7 of them.
Plastic bags in case it rains.
Receipts x 3.
“Dirt Rag” wool cycling socks. I’ve been looking for those socks.
Strida flyer that I picked up at Interbike last September.
Work gloves that I use as cycling gloves.
Omar Barba art exhibit flyer from last November.
Pick slip from Fry’s Electronics.
REI cycling cap.
Lock mounting clip.
Bike maps x 4.
Printout of Google Open Social API.
- Bike saddle bag with my tools, spare tube, CO2.
Take A Look mirror.
San Jose Bike Party flyer from last October x 2.
Assorted trash — paper towel, and several throat lozenge wrappers.
52mm camera lens cap.
Roll of black electrical tape.
- Two empty gum packs.
“Look Ma, No Carbon!” stickers x 10
Caltrain bike tag, except it’s a spoke card style.
DOllars bills just loose, floating around.
Plastic bag with cookie crumbs.
Ear plugs for hearing protection.
More loose change.
Plastic bag with emergency bus fare.
Kryptonite Evolution Mini lock.
Crooked Cog business cards.
Halls cough drops x 2.
Chewing gum, individual pieces.
AAA batteries x 4.
What’s in your bag?