Well I used at least one of my get out of jail cards today...
I was going down what is reputed to be the steepest hill in Madison County Ky
this morning when suddenly the bike started shuddering. ( Grizzards Hill)
I started feathering the brakes and finally came to a stop. Examining the
tire revealed a gash in the side and tread. I was not in the mood to try to
repair the rascal...
I was about 10 miles from home and there was no cell signal so I started
As luck would have it, an empty school bus appeared after about 25 feet of
The ladies in the bus had seen me riding the road many times and
*graciously* delivered me and bike to my door.
According to the Garmin 705 data it appears that I was going about
50 mph when the event occurred.
What is weird is that the only other flat that I have had was at the
base of the hill that I had just come down...