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pk
2004-12-03, 05:22 AM
Dont know if this has been seen here or not, but it was just posted on my website poiinthepark (http://www.poiinthepark.net) so i had to post it here, this thing is funny but looks a whole heap of fun.

how to build your own motorized gyroscopic self balanceing unicycle.

Eunicycle (http://tlb.org/eunicycle.html)

Seager
2004-12-19, 12:48 AM
Isn't that basically what a Segway is?

markf
2004-12-19, 12:57 AM
segway = two wheels and huge platform
this thing = actual unicycle. click on the link for the pics/info

aurum78
2004-12-25, 10:56 PM
That thing is sweet!

halfbike
2005-03-04, 07:17 PM
That thing is cool, but not as cool as a normal uni. I feel like it defeats the purpose of a uni.

loosejello
2005-03-16, 04:49 AM
Plus it's $1500, and I think it looks nerdy.

Uniman1226
2005-11-03, 10:36 PM
That thing is sick but no way in hell am I going to pay more than $1000 for it. And im sure you cant do any tricks on it. It pretty much is just for gliding along. But hell...if your rich, go for it.

abbabibble
2005-11-04, 12:26 AM
i saw that while i was searching around for "how to build a unicycle" tutorial... i never found one...

onelesscar
2005-11-07, 05:20 PM
personally, i think it's cheating...learn how to unicycle for REAL!

abbabibble
2005-11-09, 03:15 AM
if you read the whole thing, it says he had to learn to ride a normal one before he tried this.

unicyclistben
2005-12-13, 11:14 PM
i recenty wrode this thing, its hard, fuun but supper hard
since ive been learning the bc the pas few weeks
it was hard to grasp the lean forward to go forward thing
also when i tryed to mount
i timed the seat back which drove it in to me throwing me over the top
twice.

its fun and seems like a neat peoject but id rather take the 1.5 k and by a shlumf geared coker.

wobblyjohn
2005-12-23, 08:00 PM
You know, it would be possible to cram all of the electronics into a larger wheel than he's using, and use bc platforms for a balance reference.