|Bill of Flat Rear Tire Repair (Bonn 2011)|
It is worth mentioning, that on my bill it read that after close inspection no alien object ("kein Fremdkörper") could be detected. In my interpretation, the tire blew because the original material (tube) was of poor quality.
Next time I may want to fix it myself. Some quite helpful pages and video clips can be found out there on the internet.
Well, and there is a German solution, too. A mechanic from my
Brompton dealer in Sankt Augustin told me that many, many bikers have been happy with the Schwalbe Marathon plus tire. Here is the link to a company with a world wide reputation producing not far from Cologne, here in Germany.
I found some quite favourable experience reports and comments here: http://www.bikeradar.com