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    If you're going to be stranded...

    If your going to be stranded on a bike there could be worse places than within view of a beach sitting/laying a wooden bench under a shade tree. Enjoying the breeze watching all the cyclist and runners go by. Three flats in one day is too much though. LOL

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    Ugh three, that sucks. You airing up before each ride?

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    soak in those beach rays as the SAG wagon is in bound. 3 flats would drive me wild in one day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iTrek View Post
    If your going to be stranded on a bike there could be worse places than within view of a beach sitting/laying a wooden bench under a shade tree. Enjoying the breeze watching all the cyclist and runners go by. Three flats in one day is too much though. LOL
    Been there, in Irvine as a matter of fact. Wound up waiting for a bus, only to see both spots on the rack taken by Wally's, with air in the tires. Shouted at the bus as it passed; "Get on those things and ride them you losers!"

    Walked three miles in the flip flops I keep in my back pack.
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    Sounds like you let the air out yourself....

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    Quote Originally Posted by CommuteCommando View Post
    Walked three miles in the flip flops I keep in my back pack.
    Sounds like you've been there a few too many times. I carry a lot of stuff.....flip flops have never been part of the tool kit.
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    If you're going to be stranded, it sounds like you found a good place.

    More than one flat on a ride (on the same tire) would lead me to think that something's up. Like a sharp item stuck in the tire that hasn't been removed and is causing repetitive flats. Or incorrect technique in changing out a tube.

    Have you been able to determine what the problem is?

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    I aired up, checked inside of tire. Just bad roads I guess. Both of my riding partners ended up with multiple flats as well. We were riding 101 from Carlsbad to Torrey Pines.

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    I think after two I would be calling the support car. or bumming a ride home

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhotoJoe View Post
    Sounds like you've been there a few too many times. I carry a lot of stuff.....flip flops have never been part of the tool kit.
    I carry them because I don't like to do a lot of walking in bike shoes, and flip flops don't take a lot of space in the back pack, which is mostly stuffed with work clothes (work shoes live inder the desk)
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