How to find a slow puncture

How to locate a slow puncture – aka the talc talk!

All you need is water!

How to find a slow puncture – check for bulls first


Always remember to add the talc when you have finished repairing the puncture. Baby powder is recommended for a sweet-smelling tyre, reduced friction and faster cycling. Don’t let her catch you re-stocking your talc supply!



Don’t forget your repair kit when you go out cycling – you’d be amazed at how many cyclists don’t have one. Just as well that the FGCC are around and about to save the day!


Best to try to avoid a situation like this….

What happens if you don’t have a repair kit.

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Link to the FGCC blog

The FGCC blog is a running record of rides including routes, statistics and TAMITS (“There’s a medal in there somewhere”). See the pages list on the blog for details of rides and the shenanigans that occur.

This is a link to the FGCC blog:-


FGCC blog