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Old 06-10-06, 10:27 AM   #1
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so, i wanna a unicycle. . .

anybody have one? what are the good ones?

thanks!
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Old 06-10-06, 10:31 AM   #2
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i had a kiddie one that just broke, but it was assloads of fun.
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Old 06-10-06, 10:43 AM   #3
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doesn't surly make some crazy uni-cycle thing?
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Depends on what you want? Mountain, town cruising, giraffe, etc?

I have a mountain uni, a Torker DX. It's a 24" wheel. It was about $100. I love it.
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Old 06-10-06, 10:46 AM   #5
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i want a downhill unicycle. 8 inches of travel and built like a brick ****house.
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Old 06-10-06, 10:50 AM   #6
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Then....google away
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get the jew-nicycle!
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Old 06-10-06, 11:23 AM   #8
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Depends on what you want? Mountain, town cruising, giraffe, etc?

I have a mountain uni, a Torker DX. It's a 24" wheel. It was about $100. I love it.
$100 for the DX? I was looking a while ago, and I don't remember them priced quite that low!
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On the resort channel here they play a video of
these guys doing mad krazy flatland and MTB stuff....
Really wild !!!
A whole kulture I never knew existed outside of the circus
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Old 06-10-06, 01:18 PM   #10
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mtb uni is hardcore
also my friend's little brother used to do all this psycho **** on top of buildings and stuff

i guess you've gotta be a little crazy to want to ride uni

ps i don't mean that in a bad way
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Old 06-10-06, 01:55 PM   #11
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i had one. i sold it to a woman who was in a circus. she gets more use out of it.
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Old 06-10-06, 03:22 PM   #12
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Semcycles are the best. They also make the most comfortable seat, I have one on every unicycle I have (~6). I also picked up an old schwinn at a thrift store one time for $5 that I ride alot. If you have the sticktoitiveness to actually take the time to learn to ride it, its a hell of alot of fun.
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Old 06-10-06, 10:11 PM   #13
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If you're just getting into it, get a cheapo summit uni off of craigslist for 25 bucks. That way you can drop it all you want, abuse it and eventually break it and not worry about it. Once you have the hang of it, get a decent one...I like the older shwinns.
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I have a Norco unicycle like this



It was about $100

pretty sweet
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^ Ditto. It's a blast but I need a bigger one. I only have a 20" and at 5'10", it's a little too twitchy.
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craigslist has a severe lack of unicycles in my area, let alone $25 unicycles, which is right what I want to spend.
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^ Ditto. It's a blast but I need a bigger one. I only have a 20" and at 5'10", it's a little too twitchy.
yea I got the one with the 26" wheel and I'm 6'1", the seat is all the way up and it feels good
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