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    Over 50, and not 2 tired UniGeezer's Avatar
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    17.1 mph on a unicycle! (27.5 kph)

    Brought by Garmin gps to document some high speed attempts on my 26" internal geared mountain uni. 1:1.5 gearing makes it a virtual 39" wheel in high! :thumbsup:








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    Beicwyr Hapus Gerryattrick's Avatar
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    Very impressive, especially on wide tyres and a rough track,

    Any idea what the world record is? I thought there was an hour record of 18 miles.

    Just imagine how much faster you'd go with carbon & lycra

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    Dude! Impressive. I have a question: can you do wheelies on a regular bike? It seems like the same skill set. Sort of.

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    Nicely done! Now for the endurance record...
    69 Raleigh Sports, '72 Atala Record, '82 Stan Pike

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    Great video; like the helmet too.

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    Nice! How long was the run? I presume it was flat or nearly so? (Action cameras have a way of flattening hills.) With a 39" gear, 17.1 mph requires 148 rpm. I could maybe spin that fast for a quarter mile. Or not...

    It looks like you need a high speed drive next! I think they have a 2.5:1 ratio.

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    Nicely done! Now for the endurance record...
    and motor paced, top speed for bikes is 160mph.

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    Impressive, as always. You`re just plain fun to watch.
    Gearhubs demystified and other cool stuff.


    Rule #12: The correct number of bikes to own is n+1

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    Wow!!! Before watching the video, I thought we were talking something like this:

    just plain nuts.jpg

    Even better without the engine!

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    Electric, for the eco-conscious-but-doesn't-want-to-pedal:



    Anybody recognize this car?


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