at least the spider wasn't waiting to take a nibble out of you. Being broke sucks, thank god for HT's that run on fumes! Time to build a ShuttleBike? Maybe with retractable pontoons for land riding
~Came across this tip for cutting a slot in hose neatly:
Quick Tip - Splitting Rubber Tubing - YouTube
going to look into wrapping cables and wires in something.