Railroad tracks, sewer covers, cattle guards, and more: Here’s how to keep the rubber side down when you hit wet metal. – By Caitlin Giddings
Josh Miller, community education program manager at Cascade Bicycle Club in Seattle, Washington, is no stranger to rain-soaked roadways. Miller says it’s best to steer clear of any metal on the road because in addition to being slippery, hitting hard edges at the wrong angle can give you a pinch flat. Turning or braking across wet metal in particular presents a danger, Miller says, noting both often result in crashes.
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