Quote of the day (from non-riders)

I live in west philly, so ive heard…

Kid: yo, that man chillin on 30’s
Me: actually its a 36
Kid: Aw, snap!

Also, my personal favorite from an old lady:

“I been done busted my a$$ tryin’ to ride that!”

The meaning here is obviously that she would get hurt if she tried, but has english been degraded so far as that’s what comes out of your mouth when you try to say it?

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“Can you do any tricks on that?”–a lady after watching me hop up a bench and do a unispin

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While tackling a technical, rocky descent on Mount Tamalpais:

“Does your mom know you do that?”

While riding Tom Lee Park downtown Memphis, TN next to the might Mississippi River…

guy: Where’s the other half of your bike?

me: What? This is my bike. I just took off all the useless accessories!

Yesterday while riding a bridge over a freeway, a guy in his pickup truck opens the passenger window. He leans out while matching my 13mph and passes me his business card. He says, “Please take this and call me. I gotta get me one of those.” And he takes off.

Turns out he and his son have been riding for years; they own many unicycles but have never heard of Cokers, unicycle.com, unicyclist.com etc.

—Nathan

a month ago I rode through (literally) a posse of youngsters .
I saluted them politely : the gang alpha male was baffled and exclaimed “Well man that’s FRESH!”

I got a “whoooaaaa duuuuuuuude” last weekend. Felt better than all the usual negative remarks :slight_smile:

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that is a very kewl way to gain a new unicyclist, or two

Happy (belated) Birthday, John!

Riding to do errands in February with cycling tights on…

Woman in line in post office: “Wow! How do you get legs like that? Really nice! I work out all the time and still have chicken legs.”

“Bicycling and unicycling, mostly unicycling.”

Woman behind counter: “Yeah, he rides all over the place.”

Made my day. :slight_smile:

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Kid at my school: “That’s for babies!” (referring to unicycle)

My reply: “If so, you must be able to do it.”

Kid: “I can do it, but I’m not gonna show ya!”

Kid at my school: “That’s for babies!” (referring to unicycle)

My reply: “If so, you must be able to do it.”

Kid: “I can do it, but I’m not gonna show ya!”

Kid at my school: “That’s for babies!” (referring to unicycle)

My reply: “If so, you must be able to do it.”

Kid: “I can do it, but I’m not gonna show ya!”

Kid at my school: “That’s for babies!” (referring to unicycle)

My reply: “If so, you must be able to do it.”

Kid: “I can do it, but I’m not gonna show ya!”

Kid at my school: “That’s for babies!” (referring to unicycle)

My reply: “If so, you must be able to do it.”

Kid: “I can do it, but I’m not gonna show ya!”

Oops! Sorry for the repeated post, but it never said it was posting, but I guess it did!

What’s odd is that when I try to delete the posts, it says I don’t have permission.

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I’ve been getting garbled grunts and squawks alot lately. I will go by and someone will just say, “UUHHNNGG”, or “oooMMMBBBB”, or “AwwKKK,” as if they are so mystified they are no longer able to speak coherently. Somehow, it’s better than the ones who can speak coherently and yet say all the things I’ve heard for the last 40 years or so.

Greg, all things considered have you given any thought to this having to do with some aspect of you other than your unicycling? :wink:

Yes. I have done the corelation study. I get no comments on my bicycle other than, “even Raphael Lasar could ride THAT!”

Yes. I have done the corelation study. I get no comments on my bicycle other than, “even Raphael Lasar could ride THAT!”

They overestimate my abilities.