My first real ride...

I’ve been unicycling for a few months now, I’ve just gotten good enough to
take my unicycle on small errands and the like. However, today I went out
for my first real ride! It was great, and man am I exhausted! I was out
for about a 40 minute ride, mostly on the street… with a little bit of
trails, and a few good hills. I was surprised how well I was able to stay
upright while riding through the rough ground, and I successfully took a few
hops off of some curbs. All in all, it was a great time! I’ll definitely
be heading out more often. The next step is just upgrading my uni! Right
now I’m just riding a United 24" that my girlfriend got me as a gift from
Unicycle.com, however I have a craving for a Yuni, which I’ve been eyeing up
for awhile. I’ve never ridden anything but what I have now, however I’m
moving to Toronto next month so maybe I can hook up with a few of you TO
riders for a few rides, and a few test rides to see if it’s worth upgrading
to a more expensive uni. Anywho… off to the showers…

Carney

Re: My first real ride…

Good for you! The persistance pays off, doesn’t it? I’m still a beginner,
too, but have recently ventured out onto new territory (see my “Learning new
terrains” post from 07/23/03).

I haven’t tried any errands yet, but a quick trip to the market for milk
would be fun … I imagine it could be tough to carry the extra weight on
one side.

David
stiller ( at ) quip ( dot ) net

Re: My first real ride…

“David Stiller” <stiller@quip.net> wrote in message news:<T0%Va.28280$zd4.11642@lakeread02>…
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> I haven’t tried any errands yet, but a quick trip to the market for milk
> would be fun … I imagine it could be tough to carry the extra weight on
> one side.

uh…backpack.

Re: My first real ride…

Yeah Carney, unicycling gets better all the time, as your skills grow.
If you like riding on rough ground, the Yuni is a good mid-range
investment. No doubt that it’s worth upgrading! I own one too and have
a lot of MUni fun with it.

Klaas Bil - Newsgroup Addict

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