Man did I get screwed

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  1. rplace13

    rplace13 New Member

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    Never had one quite this bad before.

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    The screw actually went into the bed of the rim where the tube normally would be and made a rough burr. I had to "file" it down with a rock or risk it creating another puncture on my spare. Crazy. Still managed to get in 25 before work and saw a Bald Eagle along the way so all was not lost.
     
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  2. CalicoCat

    CalicoCat Member

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    Dang!
    Haven't seen anything like that before, but given the crazy roads we have here in chicago, I am kinda surprised that it isn't a more common occurrence!!

    Glad you still got your ride in :)
     
  3. rplace13

    rplace13 New Member

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    It happened in a turn and made a terrible clanking noise each time it came around. Scared the heck out of me. I am afraid to look at the stays of my carbon frame tonight as that screw was sort of off to the side. I must have been standig on end to go in like that.
     
  4. 64Paramount

    64Paramount Active Member

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    That looks like a sheet rock or siding screw to me. They do have very sharp pointed ends!
     
  5. xxtimber

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    Wow! Good thing you didn't get hurt!:p
     
  6. Yonni

    Yonni New Member

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    Eagle though
     
  7. BHOFM

    BHOFM Active Member

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    I do wood working, could you mail me the screw??:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

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    Gotta love it......."still managed to get a 25 in". Excellent. Atta boy!
     
  9. rplace13

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    Well, not with the screw in. I did change the tire;)
     
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