The travelling uni in California

The travelling uni in California

Post by Nathan Hoove » Fri, 22 Mar 2002 14:25:42


A much anticipated wooden crate containing a very interesting unicycle
arrived today. Even though it was 8:30pm when I got to it, I just had to set
it up. Pumped up the tire, slapped on a seat and pedals, mounted and took a
nice ride around the block. It's great (and fast)! No harder to ride than a
Coker, maybe easier? Although idling took 2 tries and just like on a Coker
isn't that nice feeling.The real test comes tomorrow when it is going to
work (12 miles). I'll try to get some photos too. By Sunday I think a dozen
people or so will have tried it.

Greg, HIGH FIVE!

---Nathan

 
 
 

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Post by harpe » Fri, 22 Mar 2002 14:39:12

Hopefully, you put a seat on it other than the one I shipped with it or
you'll be speaking in a voice an octave higher after 12 miles.

Have a great time with it.

--
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                -Greg Harper

(now able to meet the pavement at 1.5 times normal speed)
"It takes twice the man to ride half the bike."

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Post by Nathan Hoove » Fri, 22 Mar 2002 15:33:20

Miyata with extra padding - no problem. I might put the nice air seat from
my Coker on - it has a Wilder bracket so the angle can be adjusted.

---Nathan


Quote:

> Hopefully, you put a seat on it other than the one I shipped with it or
> you'll be speaking in a voice an octave higher after 12 miles.

> Have a great time with it.


 
 
 

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Post by onlyonewhee » Fri, 22 Mar 2002 18:17:48

Nathan,

What part of California are you in?
If So. Cal., let me know where you're at so I can give it a spin before
it goes on to the next beta tester.

I'd love a chance to experience Harper's handiwork.

Thanks a lot.

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--Ryan Langton

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Post by Nathan Hoove » Sat, 23 Mar 2002 06:52:49

Sorry - I'm up in the Bay Area near San Jose. Any locals that want to ride
it, let me know. It heads off to Utah next Friday March 29. One of the guys
at work just brought it back from a lunch time spin - he liked it a lot.

---Nathan



Quote:

> Nathan,

> What part of California are you in?
> If So. Cal., let me know where you're at so I can give it a spin before
> it goes on to the next beta tester.

> I'd love a chance to experience Harper's handiwork.

> Thanks a lot.

 
 
 

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Post by Michael Gran » Mon, 25 Mar 2002 02:21:55

Is the seatpost on your coker long enough to be effective on Harper's frame?

-mg

Quote:
> Miyata with extra padding - no problem. I might put the nice air seat from
> my Coker on - it has a Wilder bracket so the angle can be adjusted.

> ---Nathan



> > Hopefully, you put a seat on it other than the one I shipped with it or
> > you'll be speaking in a voice an octave higher after 12 miles.

> > Have a great time with it.

 
 
 

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Post by Nathan Hoove » Wed, 27 Mar 2002 06:02:29

I worked on the Harper uni a bit before riding to work this morning - trued
up the wheel, tightened the cranks and screw, and put a Miyata handle on my
Coker seat and put that on. It has a BMX seatpost, by XS. The seat is a
carbon air seat with Wilder bracket so it tilts up. VERY much more
comfotable than last week's ride on the Miyata. The seatpost from the Coker
was just long enough to work fine. I'm glad I didn't cut it off any shorter.

---Nathan


Is the seatpost on your coker long enough to be effective on Harper's frame?

-mg

Quote:
> Miyata with extra padding - no problem. I might put the nice air seat from
> my Coker on - it has a Wilder bracket so the angle can be adjusted.

> ---Nathan



> > Hopefully, you put a seat on it other than the one I shipped with it or
> > you'll be speaking in a voice an octave higher after 12 miles.

> > Have a great time with it.