Thursday, February 28, 2008

New Tire Thursday

Rode the Schwinn to work as the rear tire on Jamis, as I mentioned, is rather thread-bare. Put the red LED blinkie on the rear rack, but scofflawed the front as there is no reflector or mount there anymore.

Stopped by Performance on the way home and picked up a new tire, on sale, for $8.59. I aim to mount it this weekend.

By the way, I accidentally didn't have a problem putting the long-stem Presta tube in the other day, so I must have unconsciously done whatever it was that Geoffrey was trying to explain to me that time.

2008Feb28tireRESIZED002Here we see a reenactment of me riding home with the tire around my shoulders a la olde timey Tour de France riders.

1 comment:

geoffrey said...

Have you noticed the similarity between the traditional way of carrying a sew up over ones shoulders crossed in the back and a figure of eight brace (used by those with a broken clavicle to help immobilise the shoulder)?
Coincidence?
I think not (he sez clamboring onto his trainer - figure of eight brace restraining his shoulders forward movement and abduction).
Let that be a lesson to you Tyler Hamilton. If you'd carried a spare officials may have been less suspicious of those grins you bore leaving the doctor's trailer.

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