Ditto.I use a spare tube, and then patch & test later & then use as a spare.
That's good for youI make a lot of money fixing punctures, so don't knock 'em
Then there are the mechanically inept. By trade I'm data systems engineer, I can build an entire virtualized server farm as long as the networking part isn't too complicated, but put me around something mechanical and I'm lost.That's good for you
but, anybody that has to take their bike into the shop for a flat is either: super pro elite rich that cannot be bothered with doing ANYTHING to their own bike OR a frikken moron.
I suspect the latter is usually the case.