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ID Bracelet

Postby Secteur » Sun Aug 14, 2011 15:42 pm

I carry an info card in my saddle bag but I prefer the idea of having an ID with some basic medical info (allergies & blood group plus next-of-kin) on my wrist for if I ever need to be scraped up.

I like the American one, as advertised by Levi Leipheimer - seems much nicer & better quality than those available in the UK (that I have seen). http://www.roadid.com/Common/LearnMore.aspx?PID=37

Has anyone here ordered one? Any difficulties with it being a US company?

Does anyone have any suggestions of UK based ones, ideally with an online link so once in hospital the docs can log on and it displays a more detailed medical history etc.

Has anyone made their own? I guess you could make one and create your own website, but seems a huge faff, but possible.

Any thoughts welcome :-)

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Postby spinndrift » Sun Aug 14, 2011 15:51 pm

Got my wife a roadid for Christmas and no problems at all with ordering or delivery.

Ended up getting one myself too in the finish - I'd certainly recommend buying from them.
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Postby Flasher » Sun Aug 14, 2011 15:57 pm

Couple of mates have the roadid bands, came quickly and without any grief. Personally I got a couple of helmet id's, don't have to remember to put anything on, well except the helmet!

http://www.theidbandco.com/Sports-Helmet-ID-Tags-17

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Postby Dodger747 » Sun Aug 14, 2011 17:49 pm

Ordered several times from Road ID, a truly excellent company!

I have the dog tags and bracelet on for all my rides.
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Postby 1_reaper » Sun Aug 14, 2011 18:37 pm

I have one and found them prompt and easy to deal with :D

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Postby gwillis » Sun Aug 14, 2011 18:41 pm

+1 road ID never take mine off quality is really good (clasp etc is a good as my tag huer)

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Postby Stoo48 » Sun Aug 14, 2011 19:55 pm

+1 For Road ID, I am in the US and the service was brilliant, if you use theis Coupon Code: EVEA7GR you get $2 off the price.

An excellent company to deal with.

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Postby Nuggs » Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:57 am

Another vote for RoadID. I've ordered a few bands from them and I've never had any issues.

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Postby croutledge » Mon Aug 15, 2011 12:10 pm

+1 for Road ID. I have something called Addisons Disease and should ware a medic alert all the time but they are truly awful, so ordered a Road ID Elite in black which looks pretty smart and ware this all the time. I also have the standard Sport wrist band and ware that one when out on the bike.

Not so long ago the bracelet part on the Elite broke. One of the pins just gave up and i look after it pretty good. I sent them a pic and details of it and they promptly ordered and dispatched a new clasp part. Superb company and excellent product
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Postby MattC59 » Mon Aug 15, 2011 13:02 pm

+1 for Road ID. No probs dealing with them, I think mine took about a week to arrive.
I've got the standard one with the velcro strap; on it I have name, partial address, three contact numbers and blood group.
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Postby Secteur » Mon Aug 15, 2011 14:33 pm

Great thanks for all the positive feedback. sounds like a good compamny to deal with.

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Postby Bowden2017 » Mon Aug 15, 2011 19:17 pm

+1 again for road id. Very good value and excellent service!
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Re: ID Bracelet

Postby deffler » Mon Aug 15, 2011 21:13 pm

Secteur wrote:I carry an info card in my saddle bag but I prefer the idea of having an ID with some basic medical info (allergies & blood group plus next-of-kin) on my wrist for if I ever need to be scraped up.

I like the American one, as advertised by Levi Leipheimer - seems much nicer & better quality than those available in the UK (that I have seen). http://www.roadid.com/Common/LearnMore.aspx?PID=37

Has anyone here ordered one? Any difficulties with it being a US company?

Does anyone have any suggestions of UK based ones, ideally with an online link so once in hospital the docs can log on and it displays a more detailed medical history etc.

Has anyone made their own? I guess you could make one and create your own website, but seems a huge faff, but possible.

Any thoughts welcome :-)


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Postby racingcondor » Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:47 am

I don't particularly use it anymore as I rarely ride solo but I'm another satisfied customer. Excellent company to deal with.

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Postby Turnbull2000 » Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:57 am

Yup, can vouch for RoadID too. Never go out without my dog-tag.

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Postby WisePranker » Tue Aug 16, 2011 12:59 pm

The crash card scheme that's used for motorcyclists is a similar idea but obviously more motorbike based. It's a shame there's no equivalent scheme for cyclists.

http://www.gov.im/dhss/health/primaryhe ... shcard.xml

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Postby Mark Alexander » Tue Aug 16, 2011 16:33 pm

I use Medic Alert www.medicalert.org.uk and have done for many years. They store your condition and there is a huge range of bracelets chains etc that you can have.

I highly recommend them
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Postby lastant » Tue Aug 16, 2011 18:56 pm

+1 for RoadID, got myself a couple (moved, so got a new one). There's room for six lines of text, mine are as follows. I've got the name, then the number then (Dad), (Mum) and (G/F) afterwards for the contact numbers...:

Name
House No., Postcode, London
Row of '-'s (just for design purposes!)
Contact number
Contact number
Contact number

On ordering the second one it was only a few dollars more to get the whole thing as opposed to just the new 'plate' so I now have an ankle one and a wrist one. Out of the two I reckon the ankle one is the better, can just wrap it round a leg and forget (and it's another bit of reflective material in the evenings).
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Postby John C. » Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:25 am

Flasher wrote:Couple of mates have the roadid bands, came quickly and without any grief. Personally I got a couple of helmet id's, don't have to remember to put anything on, well except the helmet!

http://www.theidbandco.com/Sports-Helmet-ID-Tags-17
I think the helmet I'D is a brilliant.idea and paramedics know about them
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Postby andy46 » Thu Aug 18, 2011 23:18 pm

I was thinking about these as a local shop has them in, anyone know anything of them?

http://www.utagice.com/acatalog/UTAG_-_Sports.html
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