On starting the game today, I had realized that I was unable to initiate a grind on my K-Drive. Enacting some tests, I had the hunch to try a few things and I was able to narrow it down to the velocipod skin causing this problem.
I created a short video to demonstrate what I had found. Apologies for the artifacting as it seems my OBS's recording settings are acting up and I need to fix them - It still shows the point clearly and that the velocipod skin is stopping it from beginning a grind.
Edit: Before I am asked, I know for sure that the velocipod was able to achi