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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.

The Toughest Day Ever!?

I’m in Rockmart, GA in my hotel room writing this blog post.  I wanted to edit the videos today and load them up to YouTube and my blog to show you…. but you know what?  I’m exhausted, and only want … Continue reading

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Life Happens . . .

It’s now 7 am . . . we were supposed to leave home at 6:30 this morning with our cycles and gear, and head to Smyrna. Supposed to. Somehow, however, life has a way of coming at you in different … Continue reading

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Packing for the Long Unicycle Trip

My riding companion, Merritt, brought over his stuff and we spent the morning packing for our 200-mile marathon ride, starting on the Silver Comet Trail tomorrow… we leave home at 6:30 am and want to be on the trail an … Continue reading

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Countdown to Unicycle Sendoff

It’s now only 36 hours to liftoff! That’s the time I will rouse myself at 4 am and eat a hearty breakfast prepared by my lovely wife Brigitte before she piles me and my riding buddy Merritt into our minivan … Continue reading

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200-Mile Unicycle Ride Scheduled This Month!

Merritt Shealey and I will be logging almost 200 miles between November 13-18, 2014 to cover the ENTIRE Silver Comet Trail and Chief Ladiga Trail in one trip! Although we have ridden the entire length of both trails at different … Continue reading

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The Best Unicyclists in the World!

I ride for fun and charity (have logged 678.7 miles to date this year on my 36-incher) but doubt I will ever rise to the level of THESE guys and gals . . . the true champions of Unicon 17!

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Traveling Unicycle: Tybee Island Beach Ride

Rode the entire length of the Tybee Island Beach from south to north and back again. It was a rough ride since the sand was uneven and had periodic soft spots that created a riding hazard. It was also fairly … Continue reading

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Traveling Unicycle: Tybee Island Tour

I always love visiting Tybee Island and our friends Chuck and Melinda Powell. On March 21st, 2014, I took a 9-mile ride around the island, from the south end to the north and back again. Enjoy.

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Traveling Unicycle: Short Ride in Richmond Hill, GA

Brigitte and I had a chance to visit two sets of friends in the Savannah, Georgia, area.  The first of our hosts was Monte and Marjorie Ray, located in Richmond Hill.  I took a quick ride just after our arrival … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles – Third Straight Year!!

I did it again . . . I rode my 36-inch Unicycle 5.2 miles on Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 to put me over the top for the third straight year since this project began. My final mileage this year – … Continue reading

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