The overturning moment of an object is the moment of energy capable of
upsetting the object; that is, the point where it has been subjected to
enough disturbance that it ceases to be stable, it overturns, capsizes,
collapses, topples or otherwise incurs an unwanted change in its
circumstances, possibly resulting in damage and certainly resulting in
Time- 5:45pm, warm-up lap.
Angle of repose- 0 (level).
Composition of surface- similar to NYSDOT approved subbase
Topic of Discussion- Cross tires.
JRA, you've heard the term, laughed at the stories. "I was just riding along when all the lugs fell off the frame. I'd like a new bike." I still don't believe these folks, but now I do believe the potential for their stories to be true. Why, because of what happened to me. And I have a reliable eyewitness.
After a check of my position, I was nowhere near the brakes.
After a check of the bike, torn hood but everything else spun like butter. No problems.
After a check of the riding surface, nothing. No sticks, pothole, stones, small woodland creatures.
After an interview with the witness, she was unsure why I had decided to practice nose wheelies and could not find any evidence that would have caused the incident.
After all of this, I went home.
After all the denials, I went back to the site, expecting to find a small satchel containing my hair (where they got that I'll never know), a chicken foot, and some eye of newt. Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble...
Now, I am creating some talisman of good Juju to take with me. Any symbolic suggestions to place on my frame would be appreciated.