Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: NJ, NYC, LI
Bikes: 1940s Fothergill, 1959 Allegro Special, 1963? Claud Butler Olympic Sprint, Lambert 'Clubman', 1974 Fuji "the Ace", 1976 Holdsworth 650b conversion rando bike, 1983 Trek 720 tourer, 1984 Counterpoint Opus II, 1993 Basso Gap, 2010 Downtube 8h, and...
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After having six flats over the summer (three on single day in July), I'm happy to report that I haven't had a another one since August. Seriously, I thought it was time to replace my tires (a Big Apple and a Marathon)-- so I ordered new ones, intending to change them next time I had them off the rims. So now that I have the new tires ready to go on --one in my desk at work, one in my basement at home-- I haven't needed them. Not that I'm complaining, you know.
As with flipping a coin, you can't use past results to predict future results. Your chances of getting a flat are the same today as they were yesterday, regardless whether you got a flat the day before.