To whom it may concern:
Myself and the rest of the unicycling world are quite pleased with your 2004 unicycles, but we have noticed some things that we would like to be changed for the 2005 models.
In the CX: this design is great, but you might want to consider making a slightly larger seat than what is on there already for the bigger models. For the 16 inch, its fine, but for the larger sizes, there really arent too many people riding the 20 and 24 inchers that are that small. All the seat does is hurt us.
In the LX: the LX design is great the way it is.
In the DX: this is where I see the most problems. This unicycle has a splined hub/crankset for going offroad, but the frame can only accommodate up to a 2.3 inch tire. For rough-terrain unicycling, a 3.0 inch tire is a must. It puts the max traction level WAY up there, enables you to go places you thought were previously impossible, and also absorbs shock, which makes your unicycle last longer. I would suggest making the inside width of the frame about 4 inches, leaving .5 inches of space in case the rim isnt true. As the unicycle is right now, it is not suited for freestyle, because it is splined, and this adds too much weight, and is complete overkill for freestyle. Also, it is not suited for offroad, as the tire clearance wont let you put a 3.0 tire on the wheel. It is not suited for trials use because the 20" frame cannot accept a 2.5 inch wide tire. It is not suited for general riding either, because it is too expensive, and the hub and cranks are overkill. it is not suited for commuting, because the wheel isnt big enough. So what we are left with is a unicycle that is in between everything, and we arent quite sure what to do with it.
Ok, my revision ideas for the DX line are as follows:
Make the 20" frame 3.75 inches wide, allowing for the use of a 2.5 inch tire. Use a 19" trials rim, so you can accommodate a trials tire.
Make the 24" frame 4 inches wide, and lengthen the fork legs by 1.5 inches, making room for a 24x3.0 inch tire.
Many of us in the unicycling community feel the same way about this problem. The DX line of unicycles particularly. Many newcomers are dicouraged from buying your unicycles for the reasons I have stated. If you would make these improvements, (which, I know, are difficult) I gurantee you would make at least twice the sales as you do now.
Thank you for taking the time to read my email. I sincerely apologize if this is not the right department to send this type of email to, but I trust that you will forward this to the right one.
Thank you again,
what do you think of that? any feedback would be appreciated. btw, feel free to copy/paste this and send it to torker at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Im sure that the more people we get to email them about it, the more they will be persuaded to change their unicycles.