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  • Riding on the beach?

    I'm going to be at the beach next week (Florida Gulf Coast) and trying to decide if I should take a Muni or a uni. Is it any fun to ride on the beach with a 3" muni tire, of is the sand just too soft? Also, I don't want to subject my Muni to major corrosion. Since the bearings are sealed, I'm guessing a quick fresh water rinse after a beach ride should take care of the salt issues. Anybody know?

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    I have ridden on the beach in Swansea & Aberavon (Wales UK) regularly for the past 2 years.

    Soft sand is pretty difficult but firm sand is easy & fun.

    I often ride in the water as it comes up the beach - haven't got wet yet - but it's only a matter of time!

    A quick hose off with fresh water and my Nimbus Muni shows no sign of rust.

    Do it & have fun.

    Nasher
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    • #3
      It's like unicycling on a cloud. It is about as smooth and quiet a ride you can get.

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