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bman uni
2006-10-02, 02:23 AM
alrite i think i got a uni that a bit to big for tricks but im 5foot 4 and 14 yrs old and ive got a 24inch sun unicycle but i can ride it pretty no tricks or notin but would u recomend me gettin a smaller 1 for more tricks n stuff? and also wats muni mean?

vuniw
2006-10-02, 02:29 AM
welcome to the forum



muni means mountain unicycling and a good unicycle would be 20 inch because it is good for trials street and freestyle

vuniw
2006-10-02, 02:31 AM
you have to get a unicycle depending on what you would like to do. for example, a good trials unicycle is a torker dx 20" and a good freestyle unicycle is a semcycle XL with upgraded frame. you have to see what kind of unicycling you want to get into

bman uni
2006-10-02, 02:41 AM
sweet thx for da info i'll c if i can get my mom to let me buy another 1 so i have 1 for each cuz we live near alot of roads and behind us is alot of offroad stuff so.. do u think i could buy a 20 inch off ebay fro 24 bucks for easy riding or will it b a peice of crud.???:confused: :confused: :confused:

vuniw
2006-10-02, 02:44 AM
sweet thx for da info i'll c if i can get my mom to let me buy another 1 so i have 1 for each cuz we live near alot of roads and behind us is alot of offroad stuff so.. do u think i could buy a 20 inch off ebay fro 24 bucks for easy riding or will it b a peice of crud.???:confused: :confused: :confused:

if its that cheap then its probably crap.. you can find a nice one on www.unicycle.com

bman uni
2006-10-02, 02:47 AM
kool thx hopefully i'll find 1 im on sortof a budget like under 100:eek: shoot :p

vuniw
2006-10-02, 02:50 AM
im not sure because i have never rid one but the torker LX might be a good unicycle to get.. its about $94 i think.. it might be cheaper on ebay.. ill look

vuniw
2006-10-02, 02:51 AM
http://cgi.ebay.com/20-UNICYCLE-TORKER-LX-UNISTAR-MOUNTAIN-UNICYCLES-FREEs_W0QQitemZ200031311589QQihZ010QQcategoryZ2904QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ 1QQcmdZViewItem

its cheaper then that.. i think you should get another persons opinion on this though because i have never rode one before

bman uni
2006-10-02, 02:51 AM
hey wat about this 1 http://www.unicycle.com/shopping/shopexd.asp?id=36 its the Sun 20 inch blue will that b suitable for a beginner?:confused:

bman uni
2006-10-02, 02:53 AM
or the black sun for 105 bucks. thats the 1 o got but its 24 inch. let me no plz thx

vuniw
2006-10-02, 02:54 AM
honestly.. im not sure, i dont know how strong it is but it looks like it would be ok for beginner stuff

bman uni
2006-10-02, 02:59 AM
ok kool thx man i'll look around and i'll take alook at the ebay thx

mornish
2006-10-02, 04:22 AM
I say get a torker LX. if your not looking to jump off anything too big, it's a great uni.

fluxusmaximus
2006-10-02, 05:02 AM
Thought I'd share. I'm 5'8" and I started learning with a 24" before selling it off to get a 20" which then got stolen resulting in my getting a 24" again and recently another 20". Yea it's confusing.

One thing I liked about learning with the 24" was that it curbed my fear of getting on the unicycle. Once I've learnt it, I was confident that I could ride a 20" and could adapt to it with no issue. People who've learnt with a 20" are more likely to be intimidated with trying out a 24" (in the beginning at least). Over time of course, it's all up to skill.

I haven't got to using my first 20" for tricks and learnt using my subsequent 24". Wheelwalking for instance, was said to be easier for a 24" although I like it better on a 20". One-foot riding is definitely easier on a 24". One thing I can never do on my 24" was a step-up mount because I can never lift the seat high enough. After practising it for an eternity with my 24" and getting nowhere, I managed to nail it after about 5 minutes with my then newly-acquired 20".

The bottomline is, I feel that a 24" helps in building up confidence and strength. If you wish to do high hops, a 20" is good (although I've a friend who does trials with a 26") but instead of getting a cheapo 20" so early, perhaps you should practise some more with your current one and find your style while saving up for a new uni.

bman uni
2006-10-03, 12:50 AM
sweet thx. i'll keep workin on my 24 and save for a 20, but rite now im workin on goin backwards. i can get 2 full pedals

real men uni
2006-10-05, 03:58 AM
The torker LX is a good uni to start with I started with it. It is pretty tough I try to keep my drops in a resonable area not to treably high couse last week me and a freind busted his but his is the 24". The LX should last a while if you not totaly crazy and how you are a begginer I think some stuf my not come for al ong while.

bman uni
2006-10-06, 01:37 AM
ok i actually order a blue sun uni that was 65 bucks cuz i just got paid from my dad and ironically i got paid 65 bucks :p :eek: so where im at in the learnung process i dont have any place to jump off higher than a foot soo itll b hopefully perfect but thx for the tips n adsvice n quik replies

bcwheelriderguyhehehehehe
2006-10-06, 03:56 AM
Anymore now once a begginer learns they are gonna wanna do trials. Save your 65 bucks learn on a 24" and get this one.
http://www.unicycle.com/images/catalog/trials/UNTODX20.jpg

It'll last you a fair while but If your still a little low on dat dough maybe get this one
http://www.unicycle.com/images/catalog/trials/NimbusTrialsYellowRC.jpg

bman uni
2006-10-07, 06:16 PM
dang those r nice

andy_dude
2006-10-10, 11:35 PM
Hi