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Old 12-12-20, 06:17 PM
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Sprained both ankles while Mountain Unicycling

Technical MUni at Chumash trail in Simi Valley, 12.10.2020. Almost 65, but still rollin'! Unfortunately sustained two sprained ankles on this ride, seen at about the 1 minute mark. Still had a blast though!

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One of my professor colleagues rides a unicycle around campus occasionally -- much tamer than the stuff you are doing. It's all I could do to learn how to balance two wheels, but I have always been coordination-challenged, so to speak.
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Totally insane, in a good way. You have mad skill. Heal fast.
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I love @UniGeezer 's posts. And have for many years.

Heal fast.
No new records on steps for a while
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I love @UniGeezer 's posts. And have for many years.

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Thanks Wildwood!
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Old 12-14-20, 01:34 PM
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Uni, where can I buy a pair of those brass bells you hang? I ride a full suspension mtn bike and some of stuff you go over would give me trepidation, like the rocky bits.
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Uni, where can I buy a pair of those brass bells you hang? I ride a full suspension mtn bike and some of stuff you go over would give me trepidation, like the rocky bits.
this kind?
https://www.amazon.com/Frontiersman-.../dp/B00VSU2JVE
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Originally Posted by John E View Post
One of my professor colleagues rides a unicycle around campus occasionally -- much tamer than the stuff you are doing. It's all I could do to learn how to balance two wheels, but I have always been coordination-challenged, so to speak.
I would wager that you could learn to ride a uni with time and practice. Once you learn you never forget, like a bike.

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Totally insane, in a good way. You have mad skill. Heal fast.
Thanks, healing is a bit slower now but gettin' there. 👍
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Old 12-14-20, 06:25 PM
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Damn, and people think I'm crazy, at least I have sense enough to use 2 wheels LOL! You rock it! And FWIW-I'd be holding my balls like that too...
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Damn, and people think I'm crazy, at least I have sense enough to use 2 wheels LOL! You rock it! And FWIW-I'd be holding my balls like that too...
haha, it kind of looks like that but there is actually a carbon fiber handle attached to front of the saddle.
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haha, it kind of looks like that but there is actually a carbon fiber handle attached to front of the saddle.
I knew that-really, I did...
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That's some crazy riding! The vid made my heart race at times. And I thought it would be so cool if I could learn to ride a uni in an empty parking lot....
Heal quick UniGeezer.
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Old 12-15-20, 07:16 PM
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Nice!
motivating me to pull my Quax muni out.
I havenít ridden it in in years. I put it up after moving to pancake flat Florida from Maryland.
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