will these wheels be OK for the playa? not wide enough? will get stuck? (I will also have a regular bike - but wondering

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will these wheels be OK for the playa? not wide enough? will get stuck? (I will also have a regular bike - but wondering

Post by InGearX » Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:52 am

will these wheels be OK for the playa? not wide enough? will get stuck? (I will also have a regular bike - but wondering if it is worth bringing it from South Korea) thank you ...

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Re: will these wheels be OK for the playa? not wide enough? will get stuck? (I will also have a regular bike - but wonde

Post by AntiM » Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:53 am

Yeah, nope on that. Do bring it, we shall be amused.

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Post by Token » Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:14 am

Way too small, both diameter and width.

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Post by Meat Hunter » Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:22 am

I 'Third' AntiM & Token.

Those wheels are way-way-way too small ---- leave them at home.

After the first day or so many to most of the roads will be so bumpy or 2"-5" deep in pulverized playa dust that even riding a bike with 26" wheels is difficult if not impossible.

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Post by burner von braun » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:18 am

You'll get a good laugh at the thought of bringing your small-wheeled scooter once you get out there and get a sense of what the surface is actually like. It is sort of hard to imagine until you experience it firsthand. Definitely bring the bike though. Have fun InGearX!

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Post by Traveller in Time » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:23 am

Most likely there will be hard surfaced areas to dance with your scooter

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