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    Senior Member JonathanGennick's Avatar
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    Studded tire blunders

    Note to self: When spinning studded tire to listen for disc break rub, do not set tire down on wood, dinning room floor while the tire is still spinning.

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    ouch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonathanGennick View Post
    Note to self: When spinning studded tire to listen for disc break rub, do not set tire down on wood, dinning room floor while the tire is still spinning.
    Or an absent minded bare-hand tire grab to stop spinning.... BTDT...
    I feel your pain...
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    I did that once.
    question everything.

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    Even concrete suffers from tungsten carbide stud contact. I was lubricating the chain in my garage and set the bike back down on the floor with the wheel still spinning and it gouged out a couple of lines in my cement floor.
    If something doesn't ache, I could be trying harder.

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    Do not try to lean the bike on the kitchen tile it will slide with studded tires.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JonathanGennick View Post
    Note to self: When spinning studded tire to listen for disc break rub, do not set tire down on wood, dinning room floor while the tire is still spinning.
    Thanks for the tip; I'm planning on buying studded tires soon, and we have wood floors.

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    You people are all lucky. My SWMBO won't let me ride in the house.

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    don't run into any cars, because you'll scratch the paint!
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    Don't get your face to close too a spinning studded tire when checking brake pads for squareness against the rim.

    Err..wasn't me, I know a guy who knows a guy.....

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    Another note to self: When putting together a pot of coffee, be sure to put the
    coffee pot in place in the coffee maker to catch the coffee. I ran off to get a few
    things done while the coffee was making and came back to quite a mess. Not as
    expensive to clean up though as the first post.

    The things that go wrong. (sigh)
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