Gah -- did the nail go right through your rim?
Nailed it! Hard luck, matey.Got nailed this morning at the palace. This is what I get for leaving the safe sweaty confines of my basement. Oh well.
It says, in Continentalese, "We know that tread makes not a blind bit of difference on these tyres, but our research says the tyre-buying public believes that the tread makes them safer, so they will buy our product rather than the competition's."
Rim tape yes, the inner rim yes but the tip was in floaty space inside the rim and not long enough to come out. I stopped pretty quickly.
I wouldn't hold it against you if you did. I'd be asking for it. In fact, if you didn't I'd think there was something wrong with you!