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first ride of the year...and a reminder

Old 02-13-12, 12:14 PM
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first ride of the year...and a reminder

Did a real short ride while daughter was cleaning stalls yesterday. It was a nice country road but that chip seal creates a harsh ride on a road bike. Anyhow, rode about 5 miles, I could have gone farther except when took the bike off the car I realized I left my saddle bag with all the flat repair tools at home so I didn't want to get to far away from the farm (I took it off to adjust the seat). I managed to elude one dog, scared the crap out of a horse (man did he ever snort when he saw me coming) and scared a bunch of ducks. My sit bones hurt but I think I have the saddle dialed in a little better. So the reminder is to double check to be sure you have everything before leaving the house! Ride on!
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+1! Check before you go! And replace immediatley when used.
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I always find I forget items after I am far from anything DO'H!
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Least you found out before you left , not after you had a flat
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Originally Posted by chefisaac View Post
+1! Check before you go! And replace immediatley when used.
Thanks Isaac for that "replace immediately" reminder. Off to the LBS on tonight I think
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ken what size tyre you have ? i have a spare set of tubes for the 26*1.9--2.1 you can have if you want mate, i run a smaller Tyre so they don't fit =)
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tergal: 700 x 35 I'm afraid....
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tergal: 700 x 35 I'm afraid....
Bugger, oh well. they stay as spares for if i ever want to go off road
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