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Old 07-03-2012, 11:48 AM
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Default Re: PLASTI DIP Experiment On FD Roller...Failure

Beach, I'm not in any way trying to be judgmental but I'm curious about your motive for this experiment.

What was the reason for it? Were you having slipping problems or trying to increase roller diameter? My experience with friction drive is limited but from what I know and working with Dax, the roller needs to be darn tight against the tire to reduce the slipping. I've ridden Duane's bikes on wet streets and experienced no noticable slip. Having the roller tight does not seem to increase tire wear, in fact it reduces it because of the less slippage.

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