5 february 2010

Two days ago I wrote:
"Less parts means less parts that can break down or wear out." (referring to one of the advantages of my single speed bike)

Yesterday (the first ride since I wrote that claim), I just started my first 4-minute interval but within 4 seconds I nearly crashed as my chain dropped. When I inspected the chain I found out one of the links had snapped:

A chain is no stronger than i'ts weakest link

Conclusion: never tempt fate!