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Old 06-26-2008, 02:58 PM
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Default Re: How much do Friction Drives Slip in dusty conditions??

heck if it is flat ... get a ryobi 31cc weedeater motor. use a standard bmx type axle peg for a drive and have at it. Darn thing will do 20 to 25mps unassisted on the flat. You will have to pedal on any incline but its good exercise.

I ride on pavement so I can't help you on the slip for dust. Water make it slip. Stay out of the rain but a puddle slips for only a couple of seconds. Thats all i know for sure,.
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