Originally Posted by lynnef
Don't worry too much about the tacks on the Columbia River Highway. While I do have a friend that rode through a blizzard of them ONCE, I've not yet flatted on that stretch of road, and I ride it several times a year. Not worth worrying about; just carry a spare tube, a patch kit, and a tire pump.
The funny thing is: I bought my present Bike over 4 years ago; and believe it or not I haven't had a flat yet.