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World Record Unicycle Climb at Fargo Street 33% Grade.

Old 10-17-11, 07:17 PM
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World Record Unicycle Climb at Fargo Street 33% Grade.

I decided to reedit my Fargo Hill climb video, (from event day, 3/6/11) and take out that sucky, obnoxious music I used in the original. So here's the raw footage of the climb, without music.

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Old 10-18-11, 01:44 AM
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That's much better! I've always preferred natural sound on ride videos. I ride a regular bicycle and record all the different climbs I do. All of those videos are raw.
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Old 10-18-11, 02:01 AM
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That's not 33% ... that's 15% with a lot of tight corners.
Still ... good one
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That's awesome, I just saw a video with you in it on vimeo.
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Great effort, but how is it a world record?
Also looks like you could of done with a smaller wheel and longer cranks.
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Originally Posted by AdelaaR View Post
That's not 33% ... that's 15% with a lot of tight corners.
Still ... good one
Tough crowd in here.

OP, from one not tired old guy to another, that is a remarkable performance. I'm almost more impressed by the fact that you could ride a unicycle down that hill. I'd definitely trade my knees for yours...
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Old 10-18-11, 02:05 PM
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I struggle up a 5% grade on my triple in 30/27. I'm shamed.
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Old 10-18-11, 02:19 PM
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you'd be faster if you had gears.
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Old 10-18-11, 02:27 PM
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Doing the "paperboy weave" or not, that's cool $#!T! My son can ride one (not like you!) and I don't know how you do it - CHEERS!
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Nice climb. Has more to do with 50+ than road cycling though.
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Old 10-20-11, 09:27 PM
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Thanks for the comments. I was planning to enter it again next year, and had I made a goal to make at least three climbs, but reality has set in and now I think I'll be lucky to just make it once!
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Old 10-21-11, 10:56 AM
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Gonna have to do it again to earn your two wheels . Excellent!!!
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