Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: st augustine fl
Bikes: 2006 Pinarello F4:13, all Sram Red 10, 2008 Specialized Tarmac, all Sram Force 22, Fuji Touring bike
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One of thoses days, weird but fun
My shop is right near a, shall we say, borderline area. Lots of drugs, crime etc. just a few streets away. So yesterday afternoon a guy comes by riding a full suspension Motobecane MTB and wants to sell it to me for very low money, quick cash deal and I bought it.
I spent the day tearing it down and greasing and adjusting everything, setting up the shifters, seat and supension and decide to go for a test ride , in the rain, late in the afternoon. No prep, just a ride. I am 3 miles from my car ,in the woods, and the rear tire just explodes. I was looking for a workout so I rode it back to the car on the flat in the soft sand. Believe me, I got my workout but I don't think I hurt the rim too badly.
Anyone ever ride a flat home? Seemed to work pretty good. I just kept my weight as forward as I could and used a low gear. I kinda like this bike. New tires on Monday!
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