Went for a ride today and got caught in a rut made by previous riders. Got out of it and my front wheel hit something and I bent the mother. Man was I pissed. I was doing so good too. I had climbed a couple hills in a tougher gear than the last time I was there and I was feeling good knowing that I had improved with using my trainer. Had to through the bike on shoulders and hike the mile back to my car. It was mostly uphill too since there was only 1 hill climb when I started the ride but 3 down hills. Upgrading the wheels and hubs though. Forget the wheels but going to Deore hubs. I came up to ride this week broke the bike today and it's going to snow tomorrow than I have to head back to my place to work Sunday.