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Old 04-20-2008, 09:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by trebuchet03 View Post

Small wheels have a higher rolling resistance - at least traditionally...
I always thought that too, until I saw a street luge contest on TV.

Those tiny skateboard wheels would, being so small, seemingly have high rolling resistance. OTOH, they'd have very low wind resistance. The bottom line, though, is those street luges go like bats out of hell.

So, I got to wondering if such might not have application on an HPV, esp. since they may offer considerable flexibility in design parameters.
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