Monday, June 16, 2008

Foggy and Flat

It was kind of foggy this morning, so it was cool, but not THAT cool.

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At the top of the grade I felt the wobbles coming. Oh, no, not ANOTHER flat! Yes, another flat on the rear tire of Jamis!

I was so disgusted I didn't even fix it, I pushed it the mile to work. When I got to work the fire alarms were ringing, so I had to stand around outside till they got THAT sorted out.

I pulled the tube. It had a nice puncture, not one of those hidden pinholes. I couldn't find anything sticking out of or through the tire. The Big Swede dropped by and took a look, too. He found a little piece of glass in the tread, but opined that it was not sticking through the tire. He also offered the opinion that maybe I had pinched the tube.

Hey, pinch THIS, buddy!

The Squeakycyclist does NOT pinch tubes!

So, I don't know...

Found this little guy the other day, in the bike lane.

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Put the Presta/Schrader Rim Adapter in the Schwinn front rim last night.

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Later!

1 comment:

The Donut Guy said...

Get yourself a set of Specialized Armadillo tires. I'm probably gonna jinx myself, but I've been running them for about 5 years on several bikes without so much as a slow leak....

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