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Old 07-27-09, 08:00 PM   #1
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1 Touring Unicycle, 1 Easy Racer Recumbent, 1 Beautiful loop tour in the Adirondacks

Hey guys. I just wanted to share my recent tour with my Dad in the Adirondacks. A really great ride that I would reccomend to everyone.

Blog (page 2 and 3 cover the tour)

Pictures 1 (sorry the photostream isn't well sorted)

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wow a touring unicycle...where can i get one of these?
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That touring unicycle is SWEET! I believe unicycles are the ultimate fixed geared cycles, you use muscles that you never knew you had to stablize yourself from all directions. I'll have to try a touring unicycle one of these days as they look very awesome!
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Try www.unicycle.com, or you can order Coker's direct from Coker Tire.
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Hey guys. I just wanted to share my recent tour with my Dad in the Adirondacks. A really great ride that I would reccomend to everyone.

Blog (page 2 and 3 cover the tour)

Pictures 1 (sorry the photostream isn't well sorted)

Pictures 2

I have hair growing out of my ears more and more as I get older, but this guy has it bad!

Glenn in Omaha
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Old 07-28-09, 06:17 PM   #6
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Do u know if many bike stores carry touring unicycles...specifically in the san jose ca area?

also it looked like in one of the pics...his handle bars broke...is this something thats common on touring unis?
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Well no. There are no bike stores in North America that carry any unicycles worth buying. You'll only find low quality norco unicycles in stores. DO NOT buy these. They are dramatically lower quality than the equivalent price wise online. Unicycle.com is the place.. or municycle.ca in Canada.

The reason my handle broke is because it is a brand new design that had a flaw. The new ones will be much stronger. It just took one wave of testers to prove its flaw.

Let me reccomend the KH 36er. It is by far the best touring unicycle out there.


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Old 07-30-09, 02:08 AM   #8
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thats a little out of my price range....and $200 extra for a brake ;( What do u think about the nimbus 36? the nimbus 29 isis? nimbus titan 29? or the big one?

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WOW! What kind of hubs (front & back) , tires (sizes), rims were on the Tour Easy? What happened to his neck?

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Wow...

How 'fast' can you cruise on a flat road?
How does hill climbing with a unicycle compare with a two wheeler?
Are steep downhills terrifying ?
How far did y'all travel on a good day?

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That was a beautiful set of photos.
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