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Old 2017-11-28, 11:10 AM   #46
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I have commuted on all 7 at least once each since Christmas.
Yeah I reckon that is equally important to mention. Just having lots of unis and not riding them means that you can get more space in the shed. I only don't ride my OnlyOne uni anymore, but it is very small and I'm hoping my daughter will at one time be interested in learning to ride. The Freestyle 20" I then ride the least. The other six I ride on a regular basis.
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Old 2017-11-28, 12:19 PM   #47
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Just having lots of unis and not riding them means that you...
...are a collector
...really like to get big parcels from UDC delivered at your door
...are insane

It can mean a lot of things.
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Old 2017-11-28, 10:31 PM   #48
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...are a collector
...really like to get big parcels from UDC delivered at your door
...are insane

It can mean a lot of things.
True enough. I think it is a waste of money not using them, since they ain't cheap. I don't buy used ones.
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Old 2018-06-10, 07:43 PM   #49
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Updating my list as I just got a Nimbus 32" at the Black Friday price. Also, I sold my freestyle 20" because it's not something I was going to get into. And the Schlumpf graduated to the 29" wheel. So currently:
  • KH 24" 2012 with 137mm cranks, disc brake,
  • KH 29" Road Uni with 125mm cranks with a first gen Schlumpf hub and Magura brakes,
  • Nimbus "Black Friday" Oracle 32" with 125mm cranks, disc brake,
  • QU'AX 36" with 125/150mm cranks, disc brake,
  • Nimbus 24" Basketball Uni with 110mm cranks,
  • FranKHenstein 29" Muni with Nimbus hub, Impact Seat post and 125mm cranks, US resident,
  • 24" Muni with 150mm cranks (shared with above muni) made from parts I had, just bought a Nimbus rim and a Specialized tire.

and past:
  • Nimbus 20" Equinox Freestyle Uni with 100mm cranks, sold because I was not really using it much,
  • Nimbus II 24" Muni with 150mm cranks, back in the saddle uni! Bought in 2011 in the same shop as NoName below, sold when KH24" came for Xmas,
  • Kahero 20" basic uni, bought to work on beginner's skills, sold a couple of months later when bought Nimbus 20",
  • Impact 19" Trials, 140mm Eiffel cranks, sold because gathering dust, running out of space, and needing an excuse to finance the Schlumpf hub,
  • NoName Chrome Shitty 20", bought in 1996, first attempt at uni, rode but never proficiently, disappeared in a garage fire circa 2000.

Future?
  • Spare (bin parts?) Muni for the Alps, at the parents...
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Old 2018-06-16, 02:26 PM   #50
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i have a medium sized unicycle that im OK on driving. sometimes on not so crowded streets i will cruise down and people will be mirin and some girls will yell. ive banged some chicks but the only problem is i cant give them a ride so i make them ride in my car
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Old 2018-06-16, 05:06 PM   #51
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Revised and streamlined fleet since my previous post.

20" Nimbus 2 unicycle. That's the one with the chromed steel H crown frame, red anodised wheel, and Viscount saddle. It still has the Hookworm tyre on it, which I regret buying. I used to perform on it but seldom use it now.

24" Nimbus 1 (same as above but with the inverted-Y-crown) and with a Hookworm which is marginally better in this size. Strictly, this uni belongs to a friend who seldom rides now. I virtually never ride it.

KH24, a good few years old with the old-style splined cranks. No handle or brake, just a robust tractor of a unicycle for when I want to get down and dirty in the mud.

28 inch custom made wheel on a basic Nimbus steel frame. I have put a fatter tyre on it (32 mm, from memory) and 114 mm cranks. This one has a classic Miyata saddle which is still the most comfortable saddle I've used, although somewhat flimsy. Good for very easy cross country and cycle paths and roads.

KH29 with a Nimbus handle seat base but currently running with no handle. No brake. Just a good general purpose cross country unicycle with some road capability.

KH36 with a T bar and bar ends, no brake, currently with the dual hole cranks on the shorter setting. My general purpose road and cross country uni.

Nimbus 24 Ultimate wheel: my second one, this one having the hexagonal spoke arrangement. (My first one broke.)

Also in the garage, three 2 wheelers:

A Pearson lightweight fixie.

A Giant Anyroad semi-cyclocross style bike. (Too heavy and robust for competition, but no suspension or other gimmicks.)

Moto Guzzi V7ii Stone motorcycle.

Then there's
Cornish Cormorant 12' lugsail dinghy
Zodiac Cadet 310 + outboard
2 Feel Free kayaks
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Old 2018-06-18, 06:22 PM   #52
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Too many. Here are a few:
  • OGK 20" (Japan). All pink, with pink mag wheel and a built-in kickstand
  • Loyd unicycle from the 1960's (eBay). Precursor to the Schwinn
  • 24" Oxford (Japan), assembled from parts in Bill Jenack's garage and attic after he passed away in 1982
  • 12" "T.E.M" (Tom Miller's initials; just before he started calling it "TUF" for The Unicycle Factory). I cut down the frame and post when too many of my friends were able to ride it. :-)
  • 45" Big Wheel from Tom Miller, 1982
  • Chris Reeder Trials uni, 2001. This is an "upgraded" basic Tiawanese uni with a Monty Trials tire and wide rim, a couple of nuts (the kind to use with bolts) welded to the tubular crown for one-footing, A gussetted seat post, and a carbon fiber Miyata base with Roach seat cover on it (no Reeder handle)
  • 26" Carbon Fiber Muni by Roger Davies, 1998. Unforunately doesn't fit wide tires
  • 16" Troxel from the early 70s; the P.O.S. I learned on. Hard plastic tire, tricycle cranks & pedals, nylon bushings instead of bearings
  • 24" Miyata from 1978; possibly a pre-production one; was sent to Bill Jenack in that year to promote the brand in the US. Cottered cranks!
  • Nimbus Trials uni, circa 2010, that I've almost never used
And about 35 others, some of which are in the form of parts in boxes and/or bare wheels hanging from the ceiling. Like my 1981 "Excessory Cycle", made from a 24" Schwinn with a ridiculous amount of typical bike accessories from that time period.

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...are a collector
...really like to get big parcels from UDC delivered at your door
...are insane
a and c in that list are kind of the same thing.
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Old 2018-06-20, 10:05 AM   #53
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And about 35 others
Jeez 40+ unis. My wife already complains I have just 9. If it was up to her she would sell the lot of them, maybe letting me keep one. Not that that would happen of course. ^_^
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Old 2018-06-20, 09:59 PM   #54
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I'm just a beginner:

20" unknown used to learn for 2 months than cutted seatpost and frame for a 5 y.o. child... never used again except for the wheel (tried as an ultimate wheel twice)

12" Q-Ax for the same child grown to 6 y.o. (never used again, waiting for the newborn to grow up)

26+" Huni-rex still planning to mod it to a pedal assisted uni

29" KH 2017 I'm using it while Huni-rex is under modding

29" KH 2005 Bought for my wife, (never used by her once, usde by my 2 times). It's on sale, but probably I'm going to buy a freewheel hub to keep it...

It seems impossible to sell a unicycle... probably I'm going to spend other money!
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Old 2018-07-14, 08:36 PM   #55
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Jeez 40+ unis. My wife already complains I have just 9. If it was up to her she would sell the lot of them, maybe letting me keep one. Not that that would happen of course. ^_^
I have just 4 of them.
My wife luckily has no problems with my „collection“. I just add up the new clothes and shoes she buys and keep an approximate running total I state every now and then. When it’s time to get a new uni - no objections from her.

Actually, she started this all with a Qu-Ax 20“ for my 47th birthday. The KH27.5 was her idea, as was the Nimbus. The KH20 I argued for, so I could accompany her on her jogging tours.
The running total stated above is an argument for a gift for my 50th birthday (see below)
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Old 2018-11-22, 09:33 AM   #56
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See that last time I posted to this thread was last year. My latest list is this one :

19" Nimbus Trials
20" Nimbus Freestyle
20" Freewheel
20" OnlyOne (my first)
26" KH Muni
26" Hatchet
28" UW
29" Nimbus
32" Nimbus
36" Nimbus

So 10 unis. Maybe in the future might still get a 24". For now I have enough fun with what I have, especially the UW, which I got for my bday today (ok couldn't wait and bought it already 2-3 weeks ago)
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Old 2018-11-22, 06:28 PM   #57
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Happy birthday!
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Old 2018-11-23, 01:05 AM   #58
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I started with a 20" Club, which I now use only for unicycle-fluting. From there I progressed to a Unaruota (Mad4One) 29er with disk brake and 2.35" road tire.
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Old 2018-11-23, 10:30 AM   #59
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Two 20 QA-AX Luxus (after buying the first one I soon got a second one as I was learning together with my 2 daughters)
One 27.5 QA-AX Muni, no brake
One 20 QA-AX Trials / Muni (initially borrowed, later bought, for my adventurous youngest daughter to join in the Muni practice)
One 24" QA-Ax Muni, no brake. Picked up yesterday, still to be unboxed.

And I purchased a Magura HS33 rim brake set to mount onto the 27.5"
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Old 2018-12-01, 10:47 PM   #60
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I have 5 unicycles that I use, 3 for my girl(s) and 1 extra (24" muni for future for my wife and/or girls):
Most are in my signature:
19" Trials Impact Athmos
20" Qu-Ax Profi Freestyle, 89mm VCX (new Nov 2018)
24" Koxx, Duro (my first unicycle, which I was going to sell, but my wife wanted me to keep it as she might want to ride it -- hasn't happened yet, but no complaints about not selling it and not I want to keep it for my girls in the future anyway. I had removed the pedals so it was unridable for over a year, but restored it for a friend)
26" Nimbus, Duro, outboard 160mm disc Dbrake (hardly ride it, but bring it to major muni/downhill events as my spare parts and my bail-out uni in case I think something is too steep, but in about 5 events in 2 years always ridden the 29")
29+ KH, Maxxis DHR II 29x3.0, 180mm disc
36" Nimbus Oracle 200mm disc (VCX 100/125/150)

For my girls I have:
16" cut-down for 4-year old
18"
20"
My 6 year old now switches between the 16" and 18" and sometimes tries the 20" on which she barely fits. I originally cut the 16" down for my now 6-year-old when she was 4 and now it is close to too small (but it of course fits for my 4 year old, who sits on it but can't yet ride).

Possible additions:
Freewheel muni (probably 26")
Schlumpf (probably 29" or maybe 26" but wouldn't fit in my Oracle)
27.5" (I've been using my 29+ for downhill much more than my 26" but sometimes for really steep technical stuff it feels a bit large, and as the 26" feels to small, maybe the 27.5" would be just right, but actually never tried one)
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29+ KH, Maxxis DHR II 29x3, 127/150 Spirits
Schlumpf (KH29) Duro Crux 29x3.25 137/117 Spirits
26" Nimbus, Maxxis DHR IIx2.8, 117/137 Sprt
19" Trials Impact Athmos
20" Qu-Ax Profi Freestyle, 89mm VCX
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