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The culprit

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Schwalbe Marathon Plus

Steve and I changed my tyres yesterday – I’ve swapped out the POS tyres the bike came with for Schwalbe Marathon Pluses. Lined with 5mm of India rubber, Kevlar and with age-resistant side walls, they are as close to bomb-proof as a bike tyre can get and are meant to resist even riding over a drawing pin (we’ll see….). Despite their… Read more »

Flat, out

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Oh well, it had to happen sometime – I just got my first flat. Of course, I didn’t have any sort of repair kit with me, and even if I had, I wouldn’t have known what to do with it. The idea of our rides is that we’ll do them together, so Steve has the repair kit and tools, but… Read more »