Unprepared cyclists

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by User, 20 Jul 2012.

  1. User

    User Guest

  2. Miquel In De Rain

    Miquel In De Rain No Longer Posting

  3. dawesome

    dawesome Senior Member

    I never carry a pump, and if someone called me an idiot for that I'd call them a twatwaffle and box their ears.
  4. Miquel In De Rain

    Miquel In De Rain No Longer Posting

    I carry a pump plus the kitchen sink.
    Pat "5mph" likes this.
  5. Peteaud

    Peteaud Veteran

    South Somerset
    Well surely as an Experienced cyclist you would have caught the escaping air, bagged it and then just popped it back in.^_^
  6. middleagecyclist

    middleagecyclist Call me MAC

    For me a minimum on anything over 2 miles is: pump, tube, levers, allen key, plastic gloves and a bunch of cable ties. Ridiculous all those cyclists with no pump. What's the world coming to? :thumbsup:
  7. dawesome

    dawesome Senior Member

    Before the last icy spell I read it's best to be prepared for long road journeys, take spades, tarpaulins, blankets etc. The weather didn't delay me, but I felt a bit self-conscious on the bus.
  8. MrJamie

    MrJamie Oaf on a Bike

    I occasionally have to check my little Lezyne pump hasnt been stolen off my bike as ive not used it in over a year and its the same colour as the frame :smile:
    Pat "5mph" likes this.
  9. Crackle

    Crackle Squatter

    Six cyclists not carrying a pump, disgraceful. Have they no thought for others.
  10. middleagecyclist

    middleagecyclist Call me MAC

    Hang on. The sixth cyclist had a pump to help out Uncle Mort so it was only five cyclists. Unless *shock* you mean Uncle Mort was the first of the six?:blush:
    summerdays and Pat "5mph" like this.
  11. 400bhp

    400bhp Guru

    so, where was the op's pump?
    7 including you then.

  12. Crackle

    Crackle Squatter

    I think you'll find Uncle Mort has a pump.

    Just not with him
  13. T.M.H.N.E.T

    T.M.H.N.E.T Disc brakes - Stopping things since 1902

    Northern Ireland
    Oh tragedy
  14. middleagecyclist

    middleagecyclist Call me MAC

    Hee, hee!
  15. green1

    green1 Über Member

    I'm not going to ask what he was doing with it.:whistle:
    Uncle Mort likes this.
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