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Old 07-01-07, 07:33 PM   #1
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Thump in tire

There's another thread over there about spokes and mystery in a thumping tire. Interesting.

Recently I had a different thump and now I'll report.

My kid and I were cruising at the beach on the MTB's and I kept feeling a thump as we rolled along. I stopped, felt the tire sidewalls, the pressure felt right enough, and we rolled on. Still a thump.

Stopped again and dang if I hadn't run over a frog.

The knobbies kind of gobbled the poor creature up.

I've almost hit a squirrel several times, been schat on by birds, chased by dogs and hit by a truck but but this was the first for a thumping frog.

You ever had a mysterious thump?

Thanks for letting me share... .
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Old 07-01-07, 08:25 PM   #2
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poor little frog. didn't know what hit him
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Old 07-01-07, 08:52 PM   #3
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kind of thought someone would put speakers/monitors in an old tyre but apart from some Danish guy's lego project no-one seems to have made a Thumpin' Tyre


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