2012 Flat Tyre Competition

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Postby mikesbytes » 25 Oct 2012, 08:43

Where did you say you got those patches?

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Postby Lizanne » 25 Oct 2012, 10:28

picked a huge bag of them up from deus on Bourke St

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Postby mikesbytes » 25 Oct 2012, 15:34

mmm....
1. buy patches from deus
2. calculate the maximum number of tubes I can patch without them causing me to win the comp
3. patch tubes
Did I mention beer?

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Postby Lizanne » 25 Oct 2012, 15:45

ooo i wouldn't start playing that game. i have a pile of tubes in the living room...
plus mine will look better

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Postby mikesbytes » 25 Oct 2012, 15:59

That's the winning strategy. I'm talking the non-winning strategy

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Postby mikesbytes » 14 Nov 2012, 10:31

+ 1

Happened at the worst possible time, when I was traveling between gyms. Always been a tight leg. Had to seriously gun it but made it on time

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Postby jermxx » 14 Nov 2012, 12:41

Got one early on on the way to Waterfall the other week, and helped fix a flat back at the cafe. I won't include standing around making unhelpful comments last week as an assist.


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Postby mikesbytes » 20 Nov 2012, 12:47

The rear went flat just as I arrived at the gym, so I went to fix it after the class, only to find that I had forgotten my tubes patches and spanner. So I decided to ride the 5k home, along the footpath. The tube was damaged near the valve stem, but I couldn't be 100% sure that was the root cause, as I had ridden 5k on it. As a precaution I added 2 layers of electrical insulation tape across the valve hole and punched thru it.

So that's
1.0 Repair own flat tyre, ie change the tube
-1.0 Get a flat while not having a pump or spare tube. Not applicable at the velodrome
which = 0

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