lucky420 wrote:Saw someone riding one of these huge tire bikes around. The pics do not do it justice. OMG it's HUGE!
TomServo wrote:The playa will destroy your bearings...and possibly chain. If you want to keep your bike running, have them replaced after..or... read up and replace them yourself. With the right tools, it's not that difficult.
gyre wrote:Why remove the coaster brake?
maladroit wrote:The coaster brake works fine on flat, open spaces...so don't think that you HAVE to do it for the playa. Better brakes would be a good idea if you wanted to ride it someplace with hills.
Martiansky wrote:I had to get some canti brake adapters for the beast to make them work. Kinda spendy but, oh well....whadaya do?
Martiansky wrote:Nice! Hub swap?
Canoe wrote:...I'm cheating though. I threw a rear wheel on off another fat bike on the front. That's a 47mm Trials rim with an Endo. Rolls and steers much much nicer.
gyre wrote:It made that much difference?
Is it the tread pattern?
gyre wrote:What exactly did you do to drill out the rim?
geospyder wrote:Canoe's post about 8 psi brings up a question. ... 21 speed Schwinn Suburban Mountain Bike ... always kept the tire pressure at 50 psi. Maybe I should lower it to the minimum on the sidewall, 40 psi? Maybe lower? Hey, Elliot chime in here!
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