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Old 12-11-13, 07:02 PM   #1
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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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Old 12-12-13, 04:59 AM   #2
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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...
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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.
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Wow!!! Before watching the video, I thought we were talking something like this:



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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