The trailer being towed got an injury today.

No sooner had we hit the road, the pull behind got heavier. I thought it was Claire not peddling! Again.

A deserved slap however, it was a deflated trailer tyre. Ran over a tack resulting in a road side repair. One toot from behind from a car passing looking at my behind. Again.

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DSC02284-1280x853A pat on the back from Claire and we were in forward motion. Again. An hour or so later we pulled up outside the bike shop Petries in Thunder Bay.

 

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An hour and a half later, minor surgery on the tandem. The chain was downsized two links; the front gears tightened so we can now use the front cog; more butt butter; and the Fatty’s new fats – two new tyres and tubes.

Apparently we will be able to go faster and sped around corners like a motorbike.

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Awesome work Petries Bike Shop.

One happy wife with the new treads.

Again.

Till the first bend.