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    flat right before thanksgiving. awesome.

    i had planned to bring my bike out to the parent's house for thanksgiving so i could screw around while all the old guys fell asleep.

    i check it now, 1130pm, and it's got a flat, with no puncture that i can see.
    aaaaand i don't have a repair kit.
    aaaaand tomorrow the bike store will be closed because it's thanksgiving.

    ffffffuuuuuuuu

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    :[ rubber cement + patch of some kind?

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    It may sound funny but I have used ducktape with success. Id say go for it. The pressure between the tube and tire will hold it in place.
    Quote Originally Posted by PedallingATX View Post
    dude...you can't "no ****" something THAT ****. That's like saying "sometimes I just like to make out with dudes...no ****"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Inertianinja View Post
    i had planned to bring my bike out to the parent's house for thanksgiving so i could screw around while all the old guys fell asleep.

    i check it now, 1130pm, and it's got a flat, with no puncture that i can see.
    aaaaand i don't have a repair kit.aaaaand tomorrow the bike store will be closed because it's thanksgiving.

    ffffffuuuuuuuu
    fail

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    wait, you dont keep tubes around? i just bought another case of them lol

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    post craigslist ad in the bike section: need tube or patch kit, will pay cash.

    you'll have a tube in an hour.

    you're in nyc man...you can get anything 24/7

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    ^great idea.

    also wallyworld or something should be open tomorrow for a patch kit.

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    Bicycling Magazine Tip


    Worst case scenario: find the puncture. Cut it out with scissors. Your tube is now a hose, not a tube. Tie a knot in it. Re-install. Yes you will feel a bump when the knot comes around but you can ride.
    In Escendo Est Verum

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