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Map those rim-warping potholes

Posted by Clifford Atiyeh  January 30, 2009 04:52 PM

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This doesn't guarantee the city will actually patch them, but has a handy map of potholes submitted by a few dozen readers. Even if your alignment is fine, chances are you'll hit one of these craters.

For anyone with wheels larger than 17 inches, reading this map should be mandatory.

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3 comments so far...
  1. Watch out for potholes around Cunningham Park in Milton. Some in the thick buildup of ice and some in actual pavement material. Obey ROAD CLOSED signs.

    Posted by Norm Card January 30, 09 11:50 PM
  1. i like how there is a pothole in australia. i probably wont be hitting that one

    Posted by brett January 31, 09 11:36 PM
  1. Belmont has tons of potholes. You might want to avoid it altogether! We locals call it 'Bumpmont.' Don't let anyone tell you it's a 'well-to-do' suburb, 'cause the streets are a disgrace.

    Posted by Karen February 1, 09 06:22 PM

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