Probably one of the shortest MUni rides we’ve done, lol! Me & John Long (Vivalargo) at “Suicide connector” was really over before it even started! At least John got in a couple good lines!
On my very first line, (Hike up, ride down) I had a nasty pinch flat, (LOUD Pssssssssssssss!!!) and with bees stinging me, (I counted 7 stings! ) hundred+ degree heat with no shade, we had to head back.
To make matters worse, I had to carry my MUni all the way back since the tire-totally flat-kept flopping over to one side rubbing against the rim. Oh well, stuff happens! Still fun while it lasted…all 10 minutes of it lol!
same thing happened to me on my trails today…but mine was on a 3 set:p … luckily i had my Muni for back up…i seriously need a new tire…you can see the threads in the side of my CC, but it still has tons of tread but lots of dry rot…sorry im off subject…looked like a fun trail
I didn’t think it was. It was the same pressure I normally use all the time and I even use that same psi to do like 6’ drops with no problem. I’m sure it was just the direct impact with that pointed rock! It must of hit it just in the right/wrong spot, lol. Kind like getting a charly horse with a knuckle to your arm! It just kinda goes right to the bone!
Yeah, earlier I went ahead and replaced it with a fresh tube that has the same type steel valve, which I like way better than the rubber ones since they stay put with the the nuts you tighten onto them. I just glad I didn’t make a flat spot in the rim!
If you do a good job, you could patch those holes.
The one on the left will need the long patch (I’d use a long one on each).
When I was a kid I kept patching the same tubes and one I had almost 15 patches on it before I got a hole that was too big. (A lot of thorns in my area.)
I’d use alternate two tubes and always carry the spare. When I get home I patch the tube w/ the hole. I also brought my kit in case I got two flats. On one ride I got 3:( and the 3rd was a pinch flat too big to patch (no pressure gauge).
I didn’t feel short of breath in the least, even from the very steep and strenuous hike up, (just moments before that shot!) not to mention the 100+ degree heat! My lungs are in tip top shape as am I thank you! (And I just naturally talk fast, but having been an announcer and actor, I’ve never had a problem being heard and understood, unlike so many who mumble and can’t string a frickin sentence together lol!)