Tools to bring for third world touring

Only one person in the group needs to take tools if you plan to ride together.

bike tool bag

Note: the bike tool bag can be any small zippered bag. Many are sold for placing behing the seat (but place in your touring bag instead to minimize theft).

tool cloth or kit (inside the bike tool bag) containing:

Note: the tool cloth bag with most of these tools was purchased mostly complete but now it's not in my catalogs. They do have tools that combine half the items below into one tool, in which case do without the tool cloth.

small plastic bag of hardware (best placed inside the pocket of the bike tool bag) with the following:

bring separately