Flat tires are a pain. Not only are they a pain, they seem to follow Murphy's Law and happen at the worst time possible. Reader Nicolás came up with a great hack to combat flat tires. All text and pictures below are credited to Nicolás. I do wonder if this might lead to an increase in the chance of separating the Hyponychium from the Sterile Matrix.
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The idea is very simple - put something between the tire and the inner tube to stop glass and other objects. So I found some old car seat belts left from a pair of messenger bags I made and I used them like a anti puncture band. The pictures below are from the seat belt and my bike wheel. This should not be hard to replicate if you are interested in trying.
Cut to appropriate size . . .
Insert and pump that bad boy up.
Do you have a special defense against flats? Let us know.