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Old 2019-10-05, 01:34 PM   #19
Tinkerbeau
Unicyclist
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: Glasgow
Age: 51
Posts: 55
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Originally Posted by finnspin View Post
I'd say think about getting your body over the unicycle, not not putting weight on the back pedal.
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Originally Posted by Garp View Post
What helped me with static mounts - albeit on a smaller wheel - wasn't to try to step 'lightly' on the back pedal (how lightly? how long is a string?), but to lock the knee once the foot is in position.
Same thing, mechanically, but thinking of it this way made all the difference in the world.
Great advice to me. I somehow got to think of it some time ago as finnspin suggests and it made a huge difference.
Garp's suggestion goes in the same direction - not to think of weight - and I can't wait to try it out tomorrow.
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