I carry a small leatherman in my mtn bike bag which has a blade on it. And I didn't even graduate from fu**ing high school. These everyday carry folding knives are easily carried on the body because they simply aren’t very heavy or very big and the clip holds them in place. That might not be the only one in the arsenal. It’s a no frills campgro It looks quite nice, a big f... off gun. I'm glad I didn't have a knife that day. I quit carrying weapons, and put more thought into where I spend my time. In this video, I go over how to tell an officer that you are carrying a concealed firearm. The family of a former Wasps rugby player is calling for an inquiry into why a schizophrenic was free to kill just months after he was arrested for carrying a knife. I even have the holster stitched upside down on my Camelbak strap for quick access. And like I said, the person you describe probably has a gun, so pulling out a knife is probably only going to make things worse. Darren Till talks to BBC Sport about knife crime, the challenge of moving to Brazil, and meeting former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard. Solo Female Cyclist's Tips by Cristina Spinola, cycling the world for 2 years for women's rights. I even carried it it school. He says "hey man, what you want? r/MTB. While it’s important to know the local concealed carry laws, the ease of carrying a knife means you can take it just about anywhere. So using your (legal) Swiss Army knife in any threatening way is still illegal. It's the only way to be sure. Buffalo Creek sucks, stay in Denver next week. You can cut things with it. Mine is a plain edge one, unlike what is in the picture. Rationalization. I've been wondering about this knife things for a while. They also are convenient for carrying in a purse or handbag. Whata think you do? The only self defense I have with me on a ride is my blazing speed. Roy < Lv 6. who are you goin to listen to? While a torque wrench can be useful out on the road, primarily if you're dealing with carbon components, the rest is a matter of personal opinion - do you think it's worth carrying the extra grams? Flick knives, butterfly knives and disguised knives (hidden in a belt or mobile phone etc) are illegal to everyone. You don’t have to look hard to find cases of joggers being attacked by robbers or sexual predators. A knife is a great tool to have, never needed it as a defense mechanism, thats what the pistol is for. In 20 years of riding I've never had such an emergency, but I carry a 2" blade anyway. You're getting eaten by mosquitoes, not catching many fish, and you're willing to kill or be killed for the privilege. You don’t have to look hard to find cases of joggers being attacked by robbers or sexual predators. Well I guess it's just typical american behaviour. Back in the day most of us carried a small tactical blade strapped to our body armor. Haha, ur going to spend 3hrs carving a seat and seatpost! You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. yes, a diving knife. Screw the John Wayne BS, attackers need to be stopped, especially when they are bigger and aren't wearing slippery bike shoes and probably have criminal records and nothing to lose. Close. You also wear a gun while going to the theatre with your girl? Or say a branch through a knee guard, while youre wearing it. Randomguy, A Sydney woman who decapitated her mother has been found … 5" Handmade Leather Knife Sheath in 3 Colours suitable Mora Knives. Knives come in all shapes and sizes, from relatively small folding knives to fixed knives in a wide variety of types. ~Author Unknown. After all, you never know what you're going to encounter on the trail. Posts: 13846. Of course, while scrambling over rocks and crossing rivers, you are apt to lose that trusty pocket knife. Who knows, you might end up being more creative and productive in certain parts of your life. Originally Posted by ozz. No. actually, I usually forget to bring that with me. Pretty sure my multi-tool has a short knife blade. People are arseholes all of the time, not just when I'm on the bike. Guys shooting, drinking & such. A knife will not just save your life, but also of others. 1 of 10 Go to page. If I’m lost, on the AT, the PCT, the CDT, the Sierras, the Ozarks or where ever, having a knife will improve my chances of surviving exponentially over NOT having one. While fanny packs may be faux-pas for every day use, it’s not completely uncommon to see cyclists using them, especially since pockets have been deemed aerodynamically evil. Edit:  In the same neighborhood a few weeks later, a man was killed while out going for an early evening walk. "Uh OK man, no problem have a nice day". Anyway, I thought about knives today for some reason. Heh. No, but some asshole pulls over in front of the bike and wants to get close and personal, you can if you have a knife. He said you could whittle a branch to roughly the i.d. I have a Buck Redpoint Folding knife I carry. one has a 8" bowie knife and the other has nothing. Good set of hexheads, a small philips and a small flat, thats all I need, and everything else requires special tools anyway. Concealed Carry Corner: Carrying While Jogging. Posted by. If you're thinking of using a knife for anything other than trail fixes you should think again. In Scotland, 16 to 18 year olds are allowed to buy cutlery and kitchen knives. I think I asked this about guns a long time ago on the other forum, but I forget what everybody said. I'm enjoying my childhood way too much to ever give it up. Personnally I have left home in a pair of shorts and a hat....for a nice walk....but then I guess I got lucky that I didn't need my knife, gun and some bear spray. my lighter is the tool i don't use very often, but is also irreplacable in my daily kit. Seriously? Rather large for a folder but fits my hands very well. A simple internet search of “attacked while jogging (or running)” will provide more than enough news articles that might entice you to start Open Carrying a rifle instead. "Somewhere between New York and Pennsylvania", http://emersonknives.com/shop/knives/commander-the-knives/super-commander-bts/. By Mindy Sink, Special to The Denver Post Aug 24, 2020, 10:52 am. I never rode through that neighborhood again, period. Basically, carrying a knife for self defense is a terrible idea Unfortunately, the developers were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should. July 6, 2016 in The Café. 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