I tend to forget that one can wash with water carried for drinking --
and it comes in a handy squirt bottle that's convenient for flushing
grit out of road rash.
It's less convenient for washing hands -- I can squirt only one hand
at a time.
There should be a sliver of soap in your first-aid kit. (This doubles
as a way to mark your tire for thorn-finding purposes, if you weren't
forethoughty enough to line the valve stem up with the tire label.)
If an ambulance is on its way, leave wound-cleaning to the
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