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Description

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.

  • Four round patches
  • Two oval patches
  • Self-vulcanizing fluid
  • Sandpaper

Tech Specs

Recommended Use:
patching tubes

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Must have

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Great little patch kit. Will fix a puncture no problem. Patched 2 up yesterday, went and rode today, no leaks. Thats about all you can ask for.

Awesome little kit

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Get a flat with no patch kit and you'll wish you had spared 2 dollars to be back on your bike, zipping down the trail.

always keep one around always keep handy

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I always keep one of these around. They do a solid job of fixing pretty good size holes. If you don't have a tube handy go with these.

Good Variety

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

A nice set of patches. I hope I don't need to use it often. But, if I do get a flat, at least I'll have everything I need.

So perfect

    This patch kit is excellent. It comes in a nice little box, as shown which makes it easy to carry with you everywhere, even when you're limited on space. It's easy to use and seems to work very well, even as a permanent repair. I've been commuting for two weeks now on my patched tube without any loss of air.

    Good Patches

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    The patches work great and don't leak at all. The package is nice and small to fit in a saddle bag or pocket and not even feel it there. There are only two things I dislike about them:
    1. The patches are honestly over-sized. I can see having one large patch in case you get a tear, but most of mine have been pinhole punctures that don't need a huge patch.
    2. When applying the patch, it can be difficult to remove the clear wrapper after application. Sometimes it tries to pull up the edge of the patch, so you just need to take your time and be careful.
    Otherwise they are great for the price, much cheaper than new tubes.

    Quick and Easy Patch

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    This does exactly what you want a patch kit to do. Quick and simple to use. Fixed a flat on my Mountain bike and no difficulties.

    All I needed was quality - Check!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Not a whole lot to say about Park Tool's patch kit, it just isn't that complicated. That said, lots of other vendors and big box stores have similar crappy versions of this same package. Do yourself a favor and buy this one; you'll get good quality tapered patches and everything else you need in order to get the job done in the field (or on the road). Very happy with my purchase.

    You can never have too many

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    We currently have 7 bikes at my house between my roommate and I, and hey, flats happen. You can never have too many of these little patch kits lying around. They are small, well thought out, easy to use, and best of all reliable. I order a new one every couple of weeks or so just so we don't run out.

    Matthew Pizza
    Customer Account Manager
    mpizza@backcountry.com
    801.736.5363

    Works

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I typically use this kit when I have time at home to fix a flat. I use the self adhesive version while on the road; much faster for repairs on the road. I'd recommend it.

    Avg. ride time: 2h 26m per week
    • Average ride time is based on Strava activity over the last 3 months. Give your reviews credibility by connecting your account.

    Takes time, but long lasting

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    These patches take a bit longer than the self-adhesive patches, but seem to create a much better seal. Whereas the self-adhesive patches will get you home, they don't provide much more piece of mind, these patches hold much better and can provide many miles of worry free riding. Just be sure to follow the directions to create the best seal possible.

    This patch kit works nice

      Small pkg, fits in my mtn biking pack well. Has many different sizes of patches, the glue works quickly. I use tubes so this is a must have.

      GOAT IS GOOD

      • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

      cheap and it works. I’m a tubeless fan but for bikepacking or super long rides, need to be prepared to tube it and repair those in emergency. In addition to repairing tubes, I just used a couple of the longer patches to repair side wall slits in some expensive tubeless tires. So far they are holding up with this repair—if so, it saved me running tubes or buying two new tires at $80 each… One small note—probably ought to buy a new patch kit every season or after you break the seal on the vulcanizing glue—whichever comes first. The glue volatilizes readily and has a tendency to be gone when you need it.

      A must have!

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      Every proper on trail/road repair kit needs one of these. Let's face it, if you are cheap, you should get one to have at home too so that you can bring your dusted tubes back to life. I have had some pretty horrible luck with using any other patch kit, but the way these seal up with the vulcanizing fluid is pretty much magic. Way cheaper and lighter than tubes so do yourself a favor (and likely your riding buddies) and buy one of these gems!

      From time to time, you will just want to make sure that the glue has not hardened up on you and always make sure to make certain that he cap is on super tight when storing this back in your kit to help eliminate this from happening all together.

      Avg. ride time: 8m per week
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      Great patch kit

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      Have had to use this on more than a couple occasions. Works as described and would recommend.

      Avg. ride time: 7m per week
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      Great Repair kit.

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      For less than the price of a tube you can fix a tube several times. This creates a way better/more permanent fix than the Sticker type patch kits. A bit more fuss but worth it in my opinion.

      gotta have item

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      you have to have one of these in your pocket or saddle bag along with your tube, super easy to use and will save you in a pinch.

      Avg. ride time: 3h 13m per week
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      These work great

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      I started patching my tubes when i moved out here to Utah. These work as well as any i've ever used.