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Sendhit pack out MTB First Aid Kit for no more excuses (does not replace outdoor first aid training)

Sendhit pack out MTB First Aid Kit for no more excuses (does not replace outdoor first aid training)

Sendhit has released a first aid kit specifically for mountain bikers, containing wound dressings, scissors, forceps, whistle, wound cleaning strips and more. Though not intended…

Tuesday, Oct 12

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Sendhit has released a first aid kit specifically for mountain bikers, containing wound dressings, scissors, forceps, whistle, wound cleaning strips and more. Though not intended to be a replacement for proper first aid training, Sendhit also enclose an advice card printed in five languages, designed to guide a rider through the most important steps of first aid in an emergency situation. Sendhit MTB First Aid Kit

Sendhit tell us that only 23% of riders carry a first aid kit. Personally, I think that’s a gross overestimate. Admittedly, I don’t carry one myself, but I do carry a foil blanket (and a mobile phone, of course). It packs down super small, weighs barely anything, and can go a long way to preventing the ill-effects of exposure while awaiting rescue. Weighing a claimed 100g, the Sendhit MTB First Aid Kit is designed to be small enough to stuff into a regular fanny pack, so riders have no more excuses not to take basic first aid equipment with them on every ride. A quick glance at the contents tells us this kit is unlikely to be the difference between life and death (no major bleed bandage or foil blanket), but it will, at the very least, allow a rider to treat his or her own small wounds at the trail side, in a bid to stem bleeding and prevent infection. That said, it does contain some key advice on how to respond in worst case scenario situations. Knowing how to contact the […]

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