My Spyder clone was progressing well. After installing some new tires, I took her to the park for a spin.
-I felt the rear wheel lock and I knew my brakes didn't do it. My hang-on derailleur had come loose and wound up in my spokes.
Good thing I had a spoke protector or my wheel would have been a mess. I was able to remove the derailleur and gingerly pedal home.
-I have ordered replacement parts, but Tropical Storm Imelda produced so much rain that it collapsed the roof on our north Houston mail sorting center.
Fortunately, no deaths or injuries, but I may be getting no mail for 3 weeks. Drama, drama, drama.