2017 - Black Cat Award

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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby jasonc » Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:11 pm

20170324 - Front tyre gp4000. Side wall cut from debris on the road after rain (been raining on and off all week here). Tyre has done about
20170706 - front tyre 25mm michelin pro 4 service course
got down to the bike cage and found it flat. no idea of the cause. replaced the tube. seems good
20170731 - Front tyre 25mm michelin pro 4 service course. a bit of glass had well and truly worked it's way it. took some time to get it out
le sigh
20170919 - rear tyre went down instantly. found glass. replaced. all good.
20170919 - the front has been deflating over the day. i thought bad valve. took out the tube. found the tiniest hole. replace tube. down to not enough so just ordered more tubes
20171003: Front tyre. No idea what got it. Found nothing in the tyre. Will check the tube at some stage
Old total: 6
20171010: Front tyre. Nothing in the tyre.
I know the cause. It's because I'm hitting the speed bumps too hard in Roma Street parklands (coming from Gregory Terrace). I'll try and behave now
New total: 7
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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby jasonc » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:11 pm

20170324 - Front tyre gp4000. Side wall cut from debris on the road after rain (been raining on and off all week here). Tyre has done about
20170706 - front tyre 25mm michelin pro 4 service course
got down to the bike cage and found it flat. no idea of the cause. replaced the tube. seems good
20170731 - Front tyre 25mm michelin pro 4 service course. a bit of glass had well and truly worked it's way it. took some time to get it out
le sigh
20170919 - rear tyre went down instantly. found glass. replaced. all good.
20170919 - the front has been deflating over the day. i thought bad valve. took out the tube. found the tiniest hole. replace tube. down to not enough so just ordered more tubes
20171003: Front tyre. No idea what got it. Found nothing in the tyre. Will check the tube at some stage
20171010: Front tyre. Nothing in the tyre.
I know the cause. It's because I'm hitting the speed bumps too hard in Roma Street parklands (coming from Gregory Terrace). I'll try and behave now
Old total: 7[/quote]
20171017 - rear tyre. glass found and removed
20171017 from tyre - right near home started to go soft.i was able to get home. i have now replaced the front tyre
new total: 9
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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby warthog1 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:18 am

Forgot to post this one a week ago. Front tyre gradually went down on the way to work.
Pulled over and replaced the tube halfway to work.
Found nothing in the tyre and the rim tape is new.
Threw the tube when I got home. It was an old tube that had been patched twice already.
3 for the year.

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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby Mububban » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:00 pm

June 15th - I could feel something stuck in my front tyre on every revolution. I'd picked up a double gee (emex australis) on the PSP. Brutal things they are:

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November 4 - managed to pick up what looked to be half a staple in my rear tyre. I didn't feel it but someone in my group informed me so we stopped and I changed it out. Always fun having an audience waiting for you....

Both on my road bike with 25mm stock Giant P-SL1 tyres.


Only 2 this year, but I've only done 1900km this year. Still, that's the most I've ever done!
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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby jasonc » Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:46 am

20170324 - Front tyre gp4000. Side wall cut from debris on the road after rain (been raining on and off all week here). Tyre has done about
20170706 - front tyre 25mm michelin pro 4 service course
got down to the bike cage and found it flat. no idea of the cause. replaced the tube. seems good
20170731 - Front tyre 25mm michelin pro 4 service course. a bit of glass had well and truly worked it's way it. took some time to get it out
le sigh
20170919 - rear tyre went down instantly. found glass. replaced. all good.
20170919 - the front has been deflating over the day. i thought bad valve. took out the tube. found the tiniest hole. replace tube. down to not enough so just ordered more tubes
20171003: Front tyre. No idea what got it. Found nothing in the tyre. Will check the tube at some stage
20171010: Front tyre. Nothing in the tyre.
I know the cause. It's because I'm hitting the speed bumps too hard in Roma Street parklands (coming from Gregory Terrace). I'll try and behave now
20171017 - rear tyre. glass found and removed
20171017 from tyre - right near home started to go soft.i was able to get home. i have now replaced the front tyre
old total: 9
20171116 - front tyre - glass found and removed
new total: 10
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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby jasonc » Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:50 am

20170324 - Front tyre gp4000. Side wall cut from debris on the road after rain (been raining on and off all week here). Tyre has done about
20170706 - front tyre 25mm michelin pro 4 service course
got down to the bike cage and found it flat. no idea of the cause. replaced the tube. seems good
20170731 - Front tyre 25mm michelin pro 4 service course. a bit of glass had well and truly worked it's way it. took some time to get it out
le sigh
20170919 - rear tyre went down instantly. found glass. replaced. all good.
20170919 - the front has been deflating over the day. i thought bad valve. took out the tube. found the tiniest hole. replace tube. down to not enough so just ordered more tubes
20171003: Front tyre. No idea what got it. Found nothing in the tyre. Will check the tube at some stage
20171010: Front tyre. Nothing in the tyre.
I know the cause. It's because I'm hitting the speed bumps too hard in Roma Street parklands (coming from Gregory Terrace). I'll try and behave now
20171017 - rear tyre. glass found and removed
20171017 from tyre - right near home started to go soft.i was able to get home. i have now replaced the front tyre
20171116 - front tyre - glass found and removed
old total: 10
20171201 - rear tyre - rear tyre - 3 rides old. small pebble went straight through.
new total: 11
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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby warthog1 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:13 pm

Pallet nail in the rear tyre. Through the top and out the side.
Went down instantly.
Put the new tube in but it hung out of the resulting hole in the sidewall.
Deflated and pulled it out again. I found a leynze tyre boot in my saddlebag which worked a treat.
5 for the year, which is not good considering how few ks I've done

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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby jasonc » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:19 am

20170324 - Front tyre gp4000. Side wall cut from debris on the road after rain (been raining on and off all week here). Tyre has done about
20170706 - front tyre 25mm michelin pro 4 service course
got down to the bike cage and found it flat. no idea of the cause. replaced the tube. seems good
20170731 - Front tyre 25mm michelin pro 4 service course. a bit of glass had well and truly worked it's way it. took some time to get it out
le sigh
20170919 - rear tyre went down instantly. found glass. replaced. all good.
20170919 - the front has been deflating over the day. i thought bad valve. took out the tube. found the tiniest hole. replace tube. down to not enough so just ordered more tubes
20171003: Front tyre. No idea what got it. Found nothing in the tyre. Will check the tube at some stage
20171010: Front tyre. Nothing in the tyre.
I know the cause. It's because I'm hitting the speed bumps too hard in Roma Street parklands (coming from Gregory Terrace). I'll try and behave now
20171017 - rear tyre. glass found and removed
20171017 front tyre - right near home started to go soft.i was able to get home. i have now replaced the front tyre
20171201 - rear tyre - rear tyre - 3 rides old. small pebble went straight through.
old total: 11
20171211 - front tyre - same location as the last one. must be something on the crossing i use dag nam it.
new total: 12
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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby warthog1 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:20 pm

Another one in the rear tyre yesterday morning on the commute in.
Rain has washed gravel and cr@p onto the road on one tree hill.
The road is now closed to cars :D
Hit a golf ball sized rock and pinch flatted :(
6 for the year.

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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby cancan64 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:03 pm

Final puncture for the year, bit of glass in the back tyre. Was 2 km from home so just walked.
13 for the year, well 13 moderated it was a lot more than that
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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby Strawburger » Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:12 pm

Ended up with 3 for the year : 11031kms, not a bad return. 3677kms per flat. Way better than the 250odd km per flat from a few years ago :)
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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby cancan64 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:24 pm

wishful thinking the post above, a weeks cycling in Brisbane resulted in 2 front punctures and 1 rear that couldnt be sealed with tubeless goo
18 for the year
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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby jasonc » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:12 pm

One each for us for 2017 cancan. I don't want the black cat title in 2018
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Re: 2017 - Black Cat Award

Postby foo on patrol » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:24 am

Well after the run at the start of the year 2017, I've not had another one, :D so that was 8 for the whole year. :wink:

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