In the mean time I wrote an article on the details of improving the tools you have on hand to deal with mechanical problems. Here is an excerpt:
That stock tool kit on your motorcycle may not do you much good in common roadside breakdowns. These kits are often made of cheap material and cover only a small amount of maintenance you can perform. Putting together a tool kit for your machine can cut that endless breakdown in the middle of nowhere into just an hour delay.
Check it out here: