A short ride

On Sun, I met up with a friend to go for an easy ride. It wasn’t suppose to be long. Just an hour or two. It turned out to be shorter.

40 min into the ride, I had a slow leak in my rear tire.

My friend was a new rider and so I was showing him how to change the tube.

Well, it took me 30 min of teeth grinding, finger gripping to change my tube. I forgot how tight the rear tire was.

Anyways, that was change and I was ready to go…then the pump didn’t work !!!!

Nuts. Ended up calling a friend to come and give me a lift. The irony was that there was a bike store 5 min from where I had a flat. Too bad they closed early on Sun.

Glad that didn’t happen on race day.

My legs are still pretty achey from Half Ironman Peterborough. Though I had a wicked swim on Monday.


By Cliff

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