Park Tool Vulcanizing Patch Kit - VP-1 $2.49
The VP-1 Patch Kit includes six thin and flexible patches with tapered edges to blend with the tubes profile. Four round patches are 25 mm in diameter for smaller holes. Two oval patches of 25 mm x 35 mm are for wider cuts. A tube of self-vulcanizing fluid bonds the patch to the tube at the molecular level. Each kit is packaged in a small plastic box with sandpaper for cleaning the tube and instructions.
What community has to say
the best patches
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
For whatever reason these patches last much longer than the cheap chinese ones you can get worldwide. Fluid still doesn't last forever, but I haven't found a fluid that does.
I've used two patches.
In the picture I have two less patches that I used. Great to have in your pack when on the trail. Small enough to fit in a small pocket.
These are great patches that bond extremely well to your tube. No need to toss your tube after a puncture, just patch it and get back out there.