this morning on my short commute to work I made the turn
crossing from zip code to zip code
going from mount pleasant to adams morgan I stepped out of the saddle to pick up the pace
just as I was trying to bust a move around a right turning car
I busted a spoke
I hate when that happens
the feeling of popping a spoke has a similar sensation to ripping the seat of your pants
the emotion of strength and confidence is quickly replaced by awkward and insecure
my bottom returned to the saddle and my pace lessened
I played through my day and tried to figure how I or when I could get this spoke replaced
District Hardware at lunch?
District Hardware before they shut down
as District Hardware is being forced out of their space
or... do I head to City Bikes in Adams Morgan after work?
with fresh batteries in the camera I can shoot the photographs I had intended to shoot the other day and I can maybe use their stand to true my wheel
got to work and looked at the spoke...
the spoke tore through at the nipple
not sure if the rim is still in tack to hold a spoke with that eyelet
that would be a bummer
rim=more money than I care to spend on this frankenfixie