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Old 2019-01-05, 04:20 AM   #1
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Anyone recognize this unicycle?

https://youtu.be/egdXTrt5n_w?t=200

29"?
Custom frame?
Looks like it could be heavy if it was not made of carbon fiber.
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Old 2019-01-05, 04:38 AM   #2
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Yeah, that image has been floating around for a bunch of years. Its photo-shopped. Notice how the water bottle is right there in the spokes? Looks cool though.
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Old 2019-01-05, 06:01 AM   #3
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You want one of those, don't you? With all that unnecessary frame & all. Though, if it's carbon, it's probably pretty light anyway. All you need to do is take the bottle & cage out of the spokes; it looks like there's another bottle holder (or two) behind the seat.

Not sure about the "ambidextrous" brake levers tho...

It could use a Schlumpf hub too. I love the rim!
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Old 2019-01-05, 07:16 AM   #4
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This photo looks like what they started with before it was Photoshoped into a uni:

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Old 2019-01-05, 12:21 PM   #5
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Having said that, when you see the V frame unis, or Martin Charier's latest handlebar, it's not far from that fake photo. And we're talking about people doing a marathon at average speed well above 20mph.
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Old 2019-01-05, 01:51 PM   #6
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Having said that, when you see the V frame unis, or Martin Charier's latest handlebar, it's not far from that fake photo. And we're talking about people doing a marathon at average speed well above 20mph.
Yeah this photoshop job is far less whacky than the actual reality of V-frames and super-aero handlebars some people on here use!

We definitely need to get on the 36" aero carbon wheel train though.
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Old 2019-01-06, 02:52 AM   #7
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This photo looks like what they started with before it was Photoshoped into a uni...
Wow, great detective work! That guy appears to be a Navy Seal. So he could probably ride the uni version of that bike, even with a water bottle inside the wheel.
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Old 2019-01-06, 07:10 PM   #8
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Or was this a picture of a special naval unicycle weapon that was unintentionally leaked and then photoshopped to a bicycle, to cover it up?

Conspiracy theorists beware.
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Old 2019-01-06, 10:58 PM   #9
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bicycles were first used already 125 years ago by the military. so it's really time now for them to start employing unicycles. psst, secretly!

sponsored by navy seals? - man, he really could have tried getting a more ethical sponsor, like BP, rio tinto or dow chemical.

i heard about qu-ax's release of a new 36er frame. i eagerly checked their page. unfortunately they chose a different design.
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