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About UniDude

UniDude is 62 and started riding a unicycle when he was 13. He now rides 1000 miles a year for charity, with an occasional wild stunt, like riding 60 miles in one day, or 200 miles over the entire length of the Silver Comet-Chief Ladiga Trail.

200-Mile Unicycle Ride for Charity – Story on Video

It’s official. My unicycle ride for charity raised over $1600 – that we can definitely trace – from this website! So THANK YOU to all who followed my exploits and made donations! On behalf of HCC founders Bruce and Susan … Continue reading

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Unicycle Ride Raises $2K – Some Thoughts

We did it! Thanks to you, esteemed  donor . . . and to my lovely wife Brigitte, who stayed in touch with all her friends, family and colleagues during my 200-mile ride, we were together able to raise almost $2K … Continue reading

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Day 7: V-DAY on the Trail!

VICTORY AT LAST!! At 12:45 pm today I finished my unicycle ride for charity and limped into the Mavell Road Trailhead (on my unicycle) at the Zero mile marker of the Silver Comet Trail, having just ridden 20.5 miles from … Continue reading

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Day 6: A Sign From The Heavens?

Today was cold. And lots of mean, nasty hills. And I fell a couple of times. Ouch. But your intrepid unicyclist pushed on in spite of all obstacles and is now resting comfortably in the Sunshine Inn in Dallas, GA. … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Unicycle Ride & Dodging Bullets…

(Today I have access to the hotel computer, so I’m giving Soma a break on taking dictation…) I lucked out yesterday… I arrived in Piedmont, AL, and was safely in my hotel room when the rain started at around 12:45 … Continue reading

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Day 4: Reaching the end of the road

Greetings from Piedmont Alabama. I left my hotel in Jacksonville, AL,  this morning at 8:00 local time and reached the end of Chief  Ladiga Trail, 1 hour later. Yahoo!! 1/2 way home. The total distance from Smyrna, GA to Aniston … Continue reading

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Day 3: Burn Socks and Unicycle Riding

One lesson I learned since Merritt left and I had to carry my own load, is that I have to wash clothes everyday since I have only 2 pair of everything.  The hotel in Cedartown did not have a washer/dryer … Continue reading

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Day 2: Solo Unicycle Ride to Cedartown

Greetings all, and Thank You so much for your wonderful e-mails and continued donations. I made it to Cedartown from Rockmart, a distance of about 15 miles over the hilliest section of the trail.  I’m staying at the County Heart … Continue reading

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Unicycle Ride: Change of Plans!

I’m sorry to say, but this will be my last blog post for a while… Merritt has decided that hauling that heavy trailer is too much for him to haul for 200 miles, so he’s headed back to Smyrna today. … Continue reading

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Day 1: Unicycle Ride For Charity

Finally go this thing edited and uploaded!  

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