Glide Mirage Update

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Glide Mirage Update

Postby dinodadog » Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:00 am

As I have passed the 70 year old mark I thought I would shout myself an update on my 2014 hobie outback mirage drive. I took the mirage drive to hobie and they fitted the new glide setup to it. Cost me $160 dollars. Now was it worth it, bloody oath, it was much easier to pedal and seemed a little faster, so I put it to a test on the way back to the ramp, my mate and I both headed back at our usual pedal speeds and I was at the ramp a fair way ahead of him. But I didnt get it for speed, I love my bass fishing and just wanted to extend the fun. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Glide Mirage Update

Postby koji » Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:00 am

Good to hear the upgrade gave you the result you were chasing! I had your friend call me and ask about the drive upgrade too :) He sounded envious that you were getting places easier and quicker :lol:
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Re: Glide Mirage Update

Postby arpie » Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:02 pm

Well done, Dino. I had my old setup almost replaced with 'parts' & a tune up and it wasn't too expensive at all & made me wonder why I had put up with 'stiffer' pedaling for as long as I had!

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Re: Glide Mirage Update

Postby pdfarrell » Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:57 pm

Interesting to read that they make a noticeable difference.
I have a Glide Mirage drive, but it came with a new PA12.

Upgrading from an Outback to the PA12, I haven't really noticed that much of a difference in speed/effort.

Will have to give the Glide a go in the Outback.. (if I ever get it wet again).

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