A Cycling & bikes forum. CycleBanter.com

Go Back   Home » CycleBanter.com forum » rec.bicycles » Rides
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

Shortened Saturday Ride

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old November 7th 11, 11:07 PM posted to rec.bicycles.rides
Joy Beeson
external usenet poster
Posts: 1,057
Default Shortened Saturday Ride

The day before yesterday, I went for a bike ride that ended at the
emergency room -- note "at", not "in". When suiting up for pointless
exercise, I noticed a few magazines on the shelf -- we stacked the
garden benches behind the bike to store them for the winter, and
they've been handy -- and decided to drop the magazines off at the
emergency room waiting room; going downtown the long way would ensure
that I didn't get to the comix store or the flea market before they

But I noticed something odd when going through the intersection of
Harrison and DuBois, pulled off onto the grass, and discovered that my
back wheel was flat. So I walked to the emergency room (taking a
short cut over the helicopter pad, so I guess you could say I've been
to the trauma unit too) and called DH on one of the two phones in the
lobby. I'd thought them pay-phone booths when they registered only
peripherally, but they were dial-9-for-an-outside-line phones instead.
Which makes sense: there wouldn't be enough traffic on the phones to
make it worth the trouble of collecting the money, and people who show
up without their cell phones probably don't have a pocketful of
quarters either.

And I did leave the magazines.

DH asked why I didn't change the tube instead of calling; I
responded "I have done that."

And now I have bike wheel all over the kitchen floor.

Joy Beeson
joy beeson at comcast dot net


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Saturday Coker Ride Munivision Unicycling 3 April 11th 08 02:54 PM
Todays ride was shortened Brian G UK 2 January 28th 08 11:13 AM
Moab: Which ride on Saturday? litldude2 Unicycling 23 February 7th 06 02:46 AM
Denmead ride on Saturday... garryb59 UK 30 December 14th 05 11:41 PM
After work Saturday ride [email protected] Mountain Biking 2 May 23rd 05 10:33 PM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:29 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2018 CycleBanter.com.
The comments are property of their posters.