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Old 12-23-2009, 03:47 PM   #40
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Location: Transplanted in North Padre Island, Tejas
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That is SFJOE in the pics. He was riding with a group that was doing Steel Pass from the North. They stopped to help out Larry (Galatic GS) with his bent rim. Around 5 minutes after we got moving again, Joe hit a rock that bent his. Joe's group used up their two spare tubes with the bent rims (the tubeless tires wouldn't hold air), and as fate would have it , a third bike went flat. I think you know the rest of the story, Joe and crew finally made it back to camp sometime after midnight after driving out with a flat tire.

I just looked up Reedley, looks like you're just up the road from me in Hanford. PM sent.

"Last light and still at the Warm Springs. Those PIAA's came in handy on the way out."

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