>… I am able to balance on it & go forward about 3 full rotations of the
>wheel, but then I fall off. I’ve ridden uni’s for years & this IS a
>challenge!!! I’m having a problem with balancing my weight evenly on both
>pedals. Therefore, the wheel jitters back & forth throwing my balance off. I
>know that practice makes perfect… but in my case, I fear I’ve got quite a bit
>of practicing to do… I’m trying to hold on to a wall for support then
>gradually weening myself from it. If there’s anyone out there who can ride a UW
>well, I’d appreciate any tips you could throw my way.
>I’ll post a picture of it when I get my digital camera back.
>Shane Connor Tulsa, OK. USA.
>From www.unicycling.org there shold be an link to an ultimate wheel page.
Some hints taken from there helped me a lot. The most important one: spray the
wallls of the tire with silicone-spray. This reduces the friction between tire
and leg to nearly zero. I discovered also that shoes with a heel are better than
sports-shoes in the beginning.
Have fun on your uw!