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I've always had a back of the mind fear of flatting in a race because while I can change my own flat, I'm abysmally slow, and since I switched to tubeless, it's harder and messier. (yeah, yeah phrasing)
But if that's been the worst race mishap I could imagine, I have a new worry to lose sleep over the night before. At least on course support can sort out your flat tire. You know what they can't do? Give you clothes.
~60K into a 153K fondo yesterday, I stopped at any aid station to use the porta-potty and when I went to put my jersey back on, the zipper broke. Insult to injury: I mean seriously and literally, a porta-potty is a shitty place to have a wardrobe malfunction. I spent the remainder of the ride with my jersey held semi-closed in 2 places, courtesy of the zipper tab and a single safety pin from the first aid table (they were only willing to part with one from the tensor bandage kit).
Anyone have any race day mishaps/horror stories to share?