en-US Unicycle.com Just another WordPress weblog Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:43:48 +0000 http://fishpig.co.uk/magento/wordpress-integration/?v=3.1.1.27 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/ Terry Peterson on his Oregon 26! Photos by James Richard Kao.  He writes:  "A couple new shots from Wednesday's shoot in Manhattan Beach with Terry UniGeezer Peterson on his Nimbus Oregon 26.   We had to resort to Plan B but made good use of our time there, always fun working together and coming up with creative shots!"

Nimbus Oregon 26" unicycle

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:25:22 +0000 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/terry-peterson-on-his-oregon-26 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/terry-peterson-on-his-oregon-26 amy@unicycle.com (UDC Team) UDC Team
Zero Point Sid is riding across Alaska on his 36er unicycle! Zero Point Sid is riding across Alaska on his 36er unicycle!  He writes:
FAIRBANKS!!! Yup, the Dalton has been unicycled. Yesterday Mimi became the first unicycle to do a complete crossing of Alaska's Haul Road. Today we rolled into Fairbanks after 800km of pedaling in 13 days with 27000 feet of up and 27000 feet of down. There was lots of riding on gravel and loose, slushy mud, snow blowing in our faces, two intimate moments with bears and so much more. Heck, we even rode down Atigun Pass in a whiteout on the edge of control. Exciting! Excruciating! Exhilarating! Exhausting! Thanks for all the support on this page and especially to all the wonderful folks I met on the way. Now, we rest and ice our joints and beer up. Then we get to the easy part: the few 1000km more down the Alaska Highway. Good times!
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:41:35 +0000 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/zero-point-sid-is-riding-across-alaska-on-his-36er-unicycle-2 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/zero-point-sid-is-riding-across-alaska-on-his-36er-unicycle-2 amy@unicycle.com (UDC Team) UDC Team
We love to post about what unicyclists are doing out in the world! We love to post about what unicyclists are doing out in the world.

Josh Hartman writes:

A unicycle. Slow, deliberate, and controlled. Unicycling is not about miles. It's about feeling the rocks and roots. 110% of your attention devoted to what's beneath you. It's always an adventure and always an accomplishment. A unicycle is simple, but unicycling is not. Balance must be earned and falling is a daily occurrence. For me, life is unicycling. A series of challenges. A balancing act. A journey.
Let's go on this journey together, earning every mile and taking only what we need. Let's exist minimally so that we can be free. Let's always have a camera ready and never pass up a photo opportunity. Let's stop to talk to locals. And let's put away distractions and learn about where we are. My name is Josh Hartman and I am a mountain unicyclist. Follow me as I share my visual story.

JoshHartman

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.halfabike.com

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:59:14 +0000 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/we-love-to-post-about-what-unicyclists-are-doing-out-in-the-world http://www.unicycle.com/blog/we-love-to-post-about-what-unicyclists-are-doing-out-in-the-world amy@unicycle.com (UDC Team) UDC Team
May Poll Results Unicycle.com

How did you get into unicycling?

1. When I realized I needed a challenge - 188

2. I decided to lose the training wheel - 122

3. Skateboards have too many wheels - 29

4. Everything else failed - 28

5. I want to ride like Kris Holm - 26

6. My Dad rides and it looked like fun - 16

7. My Mom rides and it looked like fun - 12

 

 

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:59:22 +0000 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/may-poll-results-3 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/may-poll-results-3 amy@unicycle.com (UDC Team) UDC Team
March Poll Results  

MoabMuni

How many miles do you put on your unicycle per week?

1-5 miles    -  48

6-10 miles  -  42

To the Moon and back!  -  33

11- 15 miles  -  26

46 - 50 miles -  12

21 - 25 miles  -  11

16-20  miles    -  8

26 - 30 miles   -  7

36 - 40 miles  -  3

41 - 45  miles   -  3

31 - 35  miles    -  2

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:32:45 +0000 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/march-poll-results-2 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/march-poll-results-2 amy@unicycle.com (UDC Team) UDC Team
February 2015 Poll Results: This proves anybody can ride, cartoon or not. This proves anybody can ride, cartoon or not.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you still have your first unicycle?
It's in a Museum - 23
No, I rode the wheel off - 42
No, it's in the Police Impound - 14
I lost it in a lake! - 7

Thank you for voting.
Team Unicycle.com

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:59:25 +0000 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/february-2015-poll-results http://www.unicycle.com/blog/february-2015-poll-results amy@unicycle.com (UDC Team) UDC Team
December Poll Results SantaReindeer

Which set of unicycles would Santa use to pull his sleigh?

Santa is riding his own custom unicycle to deliver all the toys!  - 96

12 - 36 inch Commuter Unicycles  -  58

2 - 36 inch, 2 - 29 inch, 2 - 26 inch, 2 - 24 inch, 2 - 20 inch, 2 - 16 inch -  37

12 - 24 inch Muni Unicycles - 25

12 - 20 inch Freestyle Unicycles - 25

12 - 16 inch Beginner Unicycles - 25

12 - 29 inch Road Unicycles - 17

12 - 26 inch Club Unicycles - 11

12 - 19 inch Trials Unicycles - 11

12 - 12 inch Beginner Unicycles - 7

 

Did we miss any kind of unicycle or combination of unicycles that Santa would have used to pull his sleigh?

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:17:05 +0000 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/december-poll-results http://www.unicycle.com/blog/december-poll-results amy@unicycle.com (UDC Team) UDC Team
September Poll Results dustin&KatieWhat device do you use to track your rides?

None - I just go out and rider  - 92

My brain - 25

Smart Phone - 20

GoPro - 13

GPS - 11

Bike computer - 10

Animals - 5

Did we miss any other ways to track your unicycle rides?

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:00:27 +0000 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/september-poll-results http://www.unicycle.com/blog/september-poll-results amy@unicycle.com (UDC Team) UDC Team
Richard Tharrett - Sponsored Unicycle.com/Nimbus Rider at NAUCC Hi Amy & everyone at Unicycle.com

I have been doing great! I just passed level 7 before Naucc.

Naucc 2014 was my second year and it was a blast.
Here are the events that I participated in and what I placed.
Beginner Trials : 13-14 male 2nd place
Hockey: My team placed 3rd
10k: 0-16 male 4th place.
Obstacle course: 6th place over all 13-16 male 1st place
Track racing:

One foot 50m: 13-16 male 1st place. 

100m: 13-16 male 1st place.

Wheel walk 30m: 13-16 1st place.
400m: 13-16 male 2nd place. Expert race: 4th place
800m: 13-16 male 2nd place. Expert race: 5th place
Freestyle:

Club group RTUC: 3rd place 

Advanced group RTUC: 2nd place
Individual Expert Male: 4th place.
Muni:
Muni downhill advanced: 12-13 male 1st place.
Muni uphill advanced: 12-13 male  2nd place.

Muni cross country advanced: 12-13 male 1st place.

Criterium Unlimited:
Expert male: 8th place
 0-16 male: 2nd place
Overall Distance Champion:
0-16 male 4th place.
Expert male 22nd place.
Overall Track Champion:
Expert male: 9th place

13-16 male: 1st place

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:27:09 +0000 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/richard-tharrett-sponsored-unicycle-comnimbus-rider-at-naucc http://www.unicycle.com/blog/richard-tharrett-sponsored-unicycle-comnimbus-rider-at-naucc amy@unicycle.com (UDC Team) UDC Team
Unicycle.com / Nimbus is pleased to announce Casey Pappalardo to the Unicycle.com Team of Sponsored Riders! Casey Pappalardo - Trials/Street Division

CaseyPappalardo

 

My name is Casey Pappalardo. When I was 14, I learned to ride a unicycle my mother bought me at a gag shop in rural Vermont. It wasn’t long before I started taking my unicycle skills off road.  There were a few trails in my area that I basically lived on every day after school. When I moved out of Jay and into Saint Johnsbury, I lost the trails I loved so much.  I very quickly discovered that the urban terrain was just as fun as tearing down trails.  I became addicted to challenging myself with new tricks and bigger stunts. I’ve trained hard to master as many styles of unicycling as I can such as Street, Trials, Muni, Flatland, Big Wheel Street and BC wheel.  At 19 years old I’m lucky to have gotten into the sport as early as I did, I hope to still be riding when I’m 70.  Even then I’ll be shreddin the gnar like a boss!

Sponsored Rider Video of Casey

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:25:28 +0000 http://www.unicycle.com/blog/unicycle-com-nimbus-is-pleased-to-announce-casey-pappalardo-to-the-unicycle-com-team-of-sponsored-riders http://www.unicycle.com/blog/unicycle-com-nimbus-is-pleased-to-announce-casey-pappalardo-to-the-unicycle-com-team-of-sponsored-riders amy@unicycle.com (UDC Team) UDC Team