When disaster strikes

A beautiful, sunny Afternoon and I decided to take the Winter Bike out for an easy spin to turn the legs over. I only got 2.5 miles in on the Comber Greenway before my rear tyre exploded taking out the tube with it.

A better view of the self destruction. A perfectly good tyre ruined by a defect.

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A perfectly good tyre destroyed by a manufacturing defect in the sidewall, a relatively common problem with that particular brand of tyre. An emergency repair would have got me home but it was a nice afternoon so I opted to walk back instead given I was not that far from home.

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