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onewheeldave
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Location: sheffield
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Posted:The distance on one wheel in an hour record has fallen.

Here's a thread with details and a great picture of the 36" wheeled uni that it was done on:-


http://www.unicyclist.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=38555


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PK_
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Member Since: 20th Dec 2001
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Posted:cheers dave.

PK.

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MissEgyptology
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Location: Southern California
Member Since: 21st Feb 2005
Total posts: 195
Posted:that's amazing

"So Miss, I think you win the prize... A mormon egyptologist in a firespinning chat room... that's gotta be a record of some kind"
-NYC

Thanks, NYC,but I quit mormonism now XD

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Goblin
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Location: Rochdale
Member Since: 18th Feb 2005
Total posts: 15
Posted:Wow, nice find.

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Skulduggery
Skulduggery

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Location: Wales
Member Since: 12th Aug 2004
Total posts: 8428
Posted:Wow It has handlebars!!!! I want one with handlebars!

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PK_
PK_

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Posted:skully... think of any finda design and there is one!... if it aint been done then ask darren bedford!

PK.

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In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

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Skulduggery
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Location: Wales
Member Since: 12th Aug 2004
Total posts: 8428
Posted:Written by: pk ....:

skully... think of any finda design and there is one!... if it aint been done then ask darren bedford!



Ok that statement has got me thinking...... (dangerous thing to be doing on a sunday)

So can you get Tandem unicycles?

Stabilizers? (no sorry thats a dumb idea it wouldn't be a unicycle then)


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PK_
PK_

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Member Since: 20th Dec 2001
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Posted:yes there are tandem unicycles dating back to as earlyu as 1920's might be a little newer!... cant quite remember off the top of my head.

PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

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Skulduggery
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Location: Wales
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Posted:indeed you are correct PK I did a google and found these pictures

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MissEgyptology
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Location: Southern California
Member Since: 21st Feb 2005
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Posted:tandem unicycle...<shakes head>....why.....?

"So Miss, I think you win the prize... A mormon egyptologist in a firespinning chat room... that's gotta be a record of some kind"
-NYC

Thanks, NYC,but I quit mormonism now XD

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Posted:why not?

PK.

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In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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TheBovrilMonkey
TheBovrilMonkey

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Location: High Wycombe, England
Member Since: 3rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 2629
Posted:Written by: Skulduggery

Stabilizers? (no sorry thats a dumb idea it wouldn't be a unicycle then)



Well, strictly speaking, a bicycle with stabilizers is no longer a bicycle, so I wouldn't worry about that too much.


But there's no sense crying over every mistake. You just keep on trying till you run out of cake.

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MissEgyptology
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Location: Southern California
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Posted:good point PK.

"So Miss, I think you win the prize... A mormon egyptologist in a firespinning chat room... that's gotta be a record of some kind"
-NYC

Thanks, NYC,but I quit mormonism now XD

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fNi
fNi

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Location: New York
Member Since: 8th Mar 2004
Total posts: 3354
Posted:although if the stabilizers weren't wheels, it'd still be a unicycle....


(wonders off to draw up schematics)


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Nate
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Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Member Since: 5th Aug 2004
Total posts: 1530
Posted:pretty cool record to attempt, why isnt there someone on HoP trying to break this record.......c'mon

and i dont like the look of those tandem uni's, scary stuff get invented on a sunday whilst thinking........hmmm i wonder what has actually been invented on sundays

meh i need sleep, and pk we want video of you in italy, i might be visiting italy on my travels next year smile


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PK_
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Member Since: 20th Dec 2001
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Posted:well come say hello, there will be play lots if required, sun, sand, mountains.........and only if you want! [tourism stuff, like the tower, michael angelo's david.... and all that good stuff.]

PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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