Sunday, August 31, 2008

Sunny Sunday

Rode out Olde Highway 80 to the place where the modular houses are stored. Took a picture of the company's billboard. Got a nicely focuses picture of the chain link fence. Need to read up on focusing...

2008August31 Bike Ride 011

<WHINE> Cars turning right without signaling, chubby folks riding wrong way in bike lane </WHINE>


Took the pump from Jamis with me today. Got to figure out how to change it from Presta to Schader, as I got another flat, on the REAR this time, at around mile 30. At the base of Mt. Helix. Couldn't find what did it, couldn't even find a hole in the tire, but there was certainly a little tear in the tube. I'm thinking... glass.

I had to patch it, as I was living dangerously and only carrying the punctured tube from yesterday.

Someone asked how many tubes I go through in a year. Not so many tubes, but a lot of patches! I recommend REMA patches. No, I do not have the 8 ounce can of glue!

Mileage for the day was around 34 miles.
Mileage for the week is 84.2 miles.
Riding time for the week is 7 hours, 3 minutes, 47 seconds
Odometer reading ending this week is 7,362 miles.

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