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Old 12-16-07, 10:27 PM   #1
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New Ride

New ride, as of the day before Thanksgiving:


A Torker LX, to be specific.
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Old 12-17-07, 07:40 AM   #2
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New ride, as of the day before Thanksgiving:


A Torker LX, to be specific.
What sort of clipless pedals are you running on that? :-)
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Awesome! There's a few crazy videos of people riding those through NYC.
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Not sure about the pedals. But I would like to point out that it's a Fixie, so that makes it special.

I've seen a number of the "extreme unicycling" videos. Not likely to try that. But I also ran across a video of a guy on a mountain bike. He could ride along one rail on a railroad track, and stop. Then jump it to the other rail, either pointing in the same direction or doing a 180 in the process. Well, doing a lot of those unicycle tricks is on a par with jumping the bike like that in bicycling, and I'll never be close to doing that either. So going in a straight line or circle without falling over is my current goal.
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You know you are hard core though if you ride THIS unicycle

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