So I decided to ride my ciao to work tonight, took route 20 from Leicester to Westborough. Its about 30 miles each way, sketchy 40-50 mph roads so your forced to ride the sholder. Well about halfway in I noticed a 'tick tick tick tick'. Uhhht ohh...
Pull over to find what seems to be a large paperclip lodged in my back tire. Awesome..
Lucky for my I have the run-flat of moped tires (gazelles) so I proceed on to work. I got to work pretty early and inspected the tire. It seems to be holding up okay..
Now I have to figure out how I'm getting home.. There is a wal-mart a mile or 2 down the road from my work that will be open when I get out in 8 hours.. I'm guessing they won't have a 17" tube, but probably will have a patch kit.. Id really prefer not to just patch it but I'm not sure where I could get a replacement tube.. There's a few motorcycle/bicycle shops on the way but I'm not sure if they'll have the right size tube either, or be open at 8am..
Any ideas to help me get back home?