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Old 2006-06-22, 01:05 PM   #766
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i went to the b*ke jumps on my b*ke the other day. some complete random that i had never seen before came up to me and asked where my unicycle was. it was the most randomist thing i have ever heard. i am still trying to figure out how he knew!!!
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Old 2006-06-22, 04:52 PM   #767
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Yesterday, I was riding my 29er around the neighborhood when some guy on a bicycle rode up behind me. He started asking me about my unicycle. I tried to talk and ride at the same time but hit a bump and had to dismount. Turned out the guy is a few years older than I am. We talked about 15 minutes. I gave him a quick lesson about various sized unicycles, styles of riding and the upcoming NAUCC. He was interested but I don't think he will try it. Then again, he asked me a couple times which size would be the best to learn on. Maybe he asked which size would be "easiest" to learn on.
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Old 2006-06-22, 10:49 PM   #768
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Our store manager had seen my uni, and asked if I rode it a lot. A few days later he saw me practicing uni spins during my lunch break, "When you said you rode that thing, I thought you meant around, but you *really* ride it!" The same day one of my cowrkers saw me ride, and now he and a friend of his want to get unis and learn Soon, the world shall be OURS!!! MWUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
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Old 2006-06-22, 11:00 PM   #769
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My practice loop takes me around my local museum and marina, and since I've started doing this loop I always see two old gents sitting on a bench right next to the statue of Dylan Thomas. (Their bench is in this picture)
http://www.galaxystudios.co.uk/image...s_statue-1.jpg

It must be their favourite bench. They remind me of the two muppets that used to occupy the balcony in the Muppet Show (in a nice way). Every time I go past they smile and say "Still at it?" or "Getting better!"
They seem like very genial old fellas. and I'm extremely tempted next time I go past, to stop and sit next to them, pass the time of day, and talk about generation gaps.
I might even ask them if they want a go.
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I wuld get a 20' trialls uni prolly with a blu tiar.
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Old 2006-06-22, 11:16 PM   #770
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My neighbour asked "You've not broken your neck yet, then?". I don't think he was disappointed.
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Old 2006-06-23, 11:45 AM   #771
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They seem like very genial old fellas. and I'm extremely tempted next time I go past, to stop and sit next to them, pass the time of day, and talk about generation gaps.
I might even ask them if they want a go.
Do it.
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Old 2006-06-23, 11:58 AM   #772
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I might even ask them if they want a go.
please do it!
many old persons are fascinated by unis. It just reminds them of the many crazy things they forgot to do during their lifetime. And though they fear breaking something that will simply rejuvenate them ....
we should start an "old person dream skills factory association"
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Old 2006-06-23, 12:57 PM   #773
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I was riding my 29er around the neighborhood yesterday. I passed a group of 5 or 6 boys and girls about 10 to 12 years-old who were playing in front of a house. As I went by, I heard one of them say, "I could ride that if it had handlebars".
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Old 2006-06-23, 01:09 PM   #774
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Old 2006-06-23, 05:02 PM   #775
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As I was riding past a fountain this guy (probably drunk), who by the way was lying on a inflatable mattress in the pond shouted: "Are your parents so bloody poor they cant even affort to get you two wheels?"
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Old 2006-06-24, 08:55 PM   #776
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Cokering along through a neighborhood, teenage guy and girl walking toward me.

Teenage Guy: Uh, uh...woah

Teenage Girl: My turn!
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Old 2006-06-25, 01:13 AM   #777
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I like to coker along an a hilly path near a road. Today I had a few comments from the cars as they passed. "DON'T FALL!" and "YOU CAN MAKE IT!".

It's rare to get comments from those driving by. My observation is that on cloudy near rain conditions days like it was today, there are often multiple comments from those folks in cars. Even on the other side of path, more than two groups of golfers stopped to cheer and even applauded as I went by today.
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Old 2006-06-25, 01:33 AM   #778
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I like to coker along an a hilly path near a road. Today I had a few comments from the cars as they passed. "DON'T FALL!" and "YOU CAN MAKE IT!".

It's rare to get comments from those driving by. My observation is that on cloudy near rain conditions days like it was today, there are often multiple comments from those folks in cars. Even on the other side of path, more than two groups of golfers stopped to cheer and even applauded as I went by today.
Yeah, Ken. You go boy.
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Old 2006-06-25, 02:03 AM   #779
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once i was riding my bike along a bridge when a guy in a car yelled nice bike. I looked down to make sure i wasn't riding my uni, because i usually get comments like that if i'm on my unicycle
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Old 2006-06-25, 04:56 AM   #780
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from some guy in a wheel chair:hey show me what you can do(i show him some wheel walking)nice.
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