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  • Flat Tired

    Flat Tired

    On my ride1You drive a car and a journey by car is a drive. You ride a bike and a journey by bike is a ride. You fly a plane, yet a journey by plane is a flight, not a fly. Why? home today, my tire got screwed.2I’m not suspicious it was malicious or vicious. It was likely merely pernicious.

    With less than a mile to go, I decided to walk3See footnote 1, above. ;-) instead of patching the tube. I should be carrying a spare tube in my pannier and a “boot” in my wallet.

    Once I unscrew my tire, I can decide whether I need a new tire. The tires are old and I removed a nail from the rear tire not that long ago. It’s probably time to replace both and not worry about it.

    Just what I need: another excuse to visit my local bike shop. :-)

    Sometimes, I think a blog post is only an excuse to write footnotes.

    • 1
      You drive a car and a journey by car is a drive. You ride a bike and a journey by bike is a ride. You fly a plane, yet a journey by plane is a flight, not a fly. Why?
    • 2
      I’m not suspicious it was malicious or vicious. It was likely merely pernicious.
    • 3
      See footnote 1, above. ;-)

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