Puntures per miles ...who has the best ratio?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Bigtallfatbloke, 14 Dec 2007.

  1. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    Ok I have had 3 puntures in 3500 miles this year...erm so that's a % ratio of...hmmm....where's that calculator:rolleyes:
  2. Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member

    I've done about 4,000 miles since I last had a puncture.
  3. Frazer

    Frazer New Member

    Dont get me started....probably 6 or 7 punctures in the last 1500 miles. Last time i went out for a long ride, over 100km, i made it to within 500 yards of my house puncture free. Then, not one, but BOTH tyres punctured at exactly the same time, I have no idea what did it, can't find anything lodged in the tyres and its only very small punctures, but boy was I p*****d off.

    So that makes my ratio one puncture per 250 miles, which sounds about right with the luck i've had recently.
  4. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Bugger, you beat me to it!! :becool::biggrin:!:biggrin:
  5. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    Best I've seen on a club run is 5 puntures in the space of 150 yards. and one of us had 3 puntures in that time, And i got my first rear punture this year in 4 years of cycling
  6. longers

    longers Veteran

    I'm saying nowt :becool:. Best not tempt fate eh?
  7. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

    You are so doomed. :becool:

    I'm not saying. I'm not as blase in the face of the Fairy as Patrick is.:biggrin:
  8. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    don't know the milage, but only 2 punctures in 1.5 years commuting every day plus out at the weekends.
  9. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

    That's another poor fool on the Fairy's list....:becool:
  10. 4 in the last 3500km...but I'm careful not to use the word puncture - it's unluckpppfffffffffffffffffffffffft! :becool:
  11. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    no, she gets her kicks from the fact that the tyres are a bugger to put on in the first place. i'm pre-misseried.
  12. On the commuter I've had 2 of those P things since I bought the bike in March (2700mls). On the Sirrus I've had 1 in 2000mls (club run at the start of the year) and on the Bianchi its 0 in 1000mls.
  13. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

    Four in the last last 2 rides each about 30 odd miles so currently running at 1 every 15 and a bit miles or so.
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