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Anyone have anything attached to their MC key?

I've got a piece of leather, just so I can find the key in my pocket amongst the house keys, office keys, and general lint.

But event this piece of leather seems to be wearing a ring around the starter/lock.

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Small keyring with a doubled and laced piece of leather.
 

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I just have a key ring. I have a key ring for my house and miscellaneous keys (cabin, lab, etc.), a key ring for my car keys, and a key ring for each motorcycle. Then, I carry a fake carabiner that I snap the key rings I will need onto.

It is really nice because my keys are kept in one place, and for example, when I inevitably forget something in the house after I've locked it in the morning, I can leave the my car running with its key and disconnect the house key to let myself back inside. If the key rings weren't connected, I could see myself pulling out one key ring while another falls out in who knows what place.
 

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I use a carabiner as well. I take the key off for the motorcycle, and pocket the 'biner and other keys when riding.

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It is a good point. I had a buddy in the Marines that had problems with his ignition. The mechanic asked him if he kept a lot of keys on his key ring with his motorcycle key. He did. In fact his key ring looked like that of a high school janitor. The mechanic said that the weight is what messed it up over time. I never put anything other than a house key with it as I never liked having all those keys bouncing around. Any other keys I may need I just carry in a pocket.
 

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So, have any of you had problems with the paint wearing off? I can see that little piece of leather spinning as I drive.

I used to have a foam brain attached, and it seemed to be worse.

Or maybe the foam did all the damage, and the leather isn't really hurting it. I know I won't put anything metal or plastic on the key.

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The paint on the triple clamp does get a bit discolored from the house key. I usually flip it forward (if I think about it) and it hangs off the front. It does not move around as much there.
 

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I have an M50 too and used to use a leather shoestring to hold one key. It still started to leave a ring. I had my daughter make a lanyard keyring from string. That works well for me.
 

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House key, mc key, luggage key, bottle opener which makes it easier to find in pocket and laying around house. My ignition is down on left side. Office keys are a separate chain as well as car keys. Only carry what I need for that day.
 

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I just tethered mine to a small key chain because I was sick of the lone key getting lost around the house. Now it hangs in a key holder with the car keys.
 

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I keep a snap clip on my keyring just for the ignition key and pull it off when I ride. Don't like wearing the paint off the top clamp.
 

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I have a leather piece with an eagle, globe, and anchor on it. I still think it rubs on the plastic a little bit around the keyhole, but I don't think it'll leave any marks that won't buff out.
 
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