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Old 2019-09-01, 09:40 PM   #1
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Smile Hello from Switzerland

Hi

I'm a beginner as well. I live in Switzerland an I'm above 50. I bought a 24" Quax by mid June 2019. 10 hours/1 month later I did randomly 15 foot. 50 hours/3month and 2000-3000 unplanned dismounts later I am able to freemount (50% success rate) and ride paved roads and flat easy gravel roads up to a 1/4 mile until I'm getting out of breath or falling down. Riding still feels somehow unstable but I am improving.

My longest ride so far was 3 miles and it took me 1:20 hours including all failed free mounting attempts.

I love to ride unicycle and it gives my life additional fun.

This is a great community which gives me lots of great information how to learn riding a unicycle. Thanks to all of you!!!!

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Old 2019-09-02, 01:19 PM   #2
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Hey Andy, it's good to have you.

You mention that riding sometimes feel unstable.
Does the wheel turn a lot from side to side when it feels like that?
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Old 2019-09-02, 09:17 PM   #3
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Hey Andy, it's good to have you.

You mention that riding sometimes feel unstable.
Does the wheel turn a lot from side to side when it feels like that?
Yes that what it feels like sometimes. I'm also getting out of breath very fast. So I think, that my leg work is probably a bit to strong, but up to now I'm not able to change it.

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