JimB Posted July 20, 2017 Share Posted July 20, 2017 (This is not a review.) I've been running past the Solowheel store in Seattle for months and finally decided to stop in. Chatted with Ken for a while and asked if I could try one of their demo wheels. I rode the Glide 3, which I now understand is the rebranded Inmotion V8. When I was talking with him, he mentioned buying Inmotion and I commented that I knew the V8 was well regarded. I didn't make the connection at the time though that the Glide 3 basically IS a V8. After a few wobbly turns in front of the store, I guess that Ken assessed that I was reasonably competent and gave me a helmet and wrist guards and let me play for a bit. The only wheel I've ridden is my Xima Lhotz. So this is the first time I've tried something new. I was a little surprised at the difference in handling between the 2 wheels, both 16". I found myself flailing wildly a couple of times until I adjusted. I think the narrower tire on the Glide 3 made turning a little more responsive. When I tried to turn a little, I was surprised by oversteering. The Glide 3 also has higher pedals than the Lhotz, which I think makes the wheel a little less stable. But after a minute or two, I got it figured out. I'm not going to try to review the wheel - you can find plenty of reviews on this forum. Just interested by the comparative difference in handling. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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