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Old 2013-09-24, 11:48 PM   #16
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The guy on the Mobbo clearly has nicer shoes.
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Old 2013-09-25, 12:49 AM   #17
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The guy on the Mobbo clearly has nicer shoes.
Therefore Mobbo spent more on advertising then solowheel which suggests that solowheel spent more on the actual product. (Okay, that isn't necessarily true but who cares?) Or they are the exact same product which is very likely.
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Old 2013-09-25, 02:02 AM   #18
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Old 2013-09-25, 02:07 AM   #19
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Sarcasm
I would never have guessed.
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Old 2013-09-25, 04:24 AM   #20
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I think they should call them "Electric-powered BC Wheels."
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Old 2013-09-26, 01:08 AM   #21
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BC wheel is good. I think of mine as a goat. The solo wheel and its clones don' t have a seat. The SBU people, focus designs, I believe had a hand in the solo development. The SBU has a max weight of about 325 lbs. The other wheels don't carry as much.
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I think of mine as a goat.
Sadly this means that you aren't a goat rider as in a goat that rides an electric unicycle.
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Old 2013-09-26, 01:32 AM   #23
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Maybe like pan. , man with goat hindquarters. It is very willful unto itself. It don't like to be picked up
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Old 2013-09-26, 09:38 AM   #24
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They appear to be verrryyy similar. I don't see anything other than the price that suggests that the mobbo might be better.
If you look a laptop computers, they all look similar but inside they are worlds apart. One can be 5 times the cost for good reason.

An electric unicycle will need very complex sensors and computer control, the quality of the ride will depend completely on how well these are implemented.
In addition, as with a normal unicycle, the quality of the running gear including hub will vary.
Try before you buy.
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Old 2013-09-27, 10:16 PM   #25
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I own a SBU, cost about $1800, I bought 2. There was a 10 week wait time. I give it. 9.5. It can be worked on. It has one 30 amp fuse. It takes about 1 hour 20 minutes to recharge. The company provides an exta inner tube. I did some research before I bought. The lower cost machines have no seat, lower max weight, look clunky. The SBU is metal body, robust, sleek. . I have dumped it and dumped it at 6-10 mph. It keeps on ticking . I believe focus designs may have had a hand in the balance package of the lower end machines. It is Segway tech. It works and delivers. A big difference with a unicycle is speed. I can go at speed for miles.
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Old 2013-09-28, 04:50 AM   #26
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I watched the video on their site -- looks like a blast to ride! It might take some different skills, but hey, an electric b*ke is still a b*ke. I'd love to hear more.
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but hey, an electric b*ke is still a b*ke.
To some, yes it is.To some, it is not.
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To some, yes it is.To some, it is not.
Can't argue with that...
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Old 2013-09-30, 06:33 PM   #29
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I can't imagine the ridicule of riding an electric "single wheeled thing", the laughing and pointing is already bad enough on a proper unicycle
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I can't imagine the ridicule of riding an electric "single wheeled thing", the laughing and pointing is already bad enough on a proper unicycle
Good point...
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