Burning Man Camp bike repair tool kit and supplies

Bike tire repair tools

A flat tire is the most common bike problem at Burning Man so these tools are the bare minimum.

Here’s a minimal list of tools to perform routine bicycle maintenance in a burning man camp.

  • Bicycle tire floor pump
  • Spanner wrenches – metric
  • Allen wrenches – metric
  • Pedal wrench
  • Water pump pliers
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Crescent wrench
  • Pedal wrench
  • Side cutters
  • Tire levers – 3 or more plastic levers
  • Tubes: usually 26″ x 1.75-2.5 covers a range of cruiser and mtb tires, schrader valve
  • Lube – wax based or dry lube
  • Shop rags for chain
  • Spare bike locks
  • Camp bike rack .. see this article from Burning Man  Bike Rack Construction Manual
  • Hand cleaner

In bigger camps someone will usually lose their bike.  Consider bringing a spare camp bike.

Allen wrenches, side cutter, open end/box end wrench set, pedal wrench