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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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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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Greenway Unicycle Ride and Odometer Test

Yesterday the Alpharetta Greenway was flooded out, but today it was beautiful for unicycle riding!  I logged 5.6 miles (based on a guess-timate from the start to Haynes Bridge Road and back) but my new odometer was not calibrated right … Continue reading

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Someone STOLE My Unicycle!!

OK.  Whodunnit?? My 36″ “Gold Goose” Unicycle was taken out of my car last night by some thieving pranksters . . . right before I was prepared to break my 20-mile one-day mileage record at the Big Creek Greenway.  I … Continue reading

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Unicycle Ride for Charity Over 990 Miles

The DISadvantage of being ahead in your goals is that too many times you end up putting them off until the last minute.  While I certainly can’t say this is the last minute (I have more than 20 days left … Continue reading

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Unicycled Over 100 Despite Sickness

I rode my unicycle 2.6 miles today at Best Friend Park! While that is not remarkable in and off itself, the fact that I was really sick AND it put me over 100 miles for the 4th straight month made … Continue reading

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Suffering Unicyclist Rides for Charity

Ok, Ok . . . there are LOTS of people in the world with worse problems than leg cramps and boredom!  Some – like some baby girls in Nepal – don’t even survive childhood!  They are often cast out of … Continue reading

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Snow and Surgery; Unicycling Goes On!

My lovely wife Brigitte had some elective facial surgery yesterday morning, and during the 5 hours waiting I was able to log 5.1 miles on my unicycle in Best Friend Park. It also snowed last night, but I put in … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away…

Its’ been raining for the past 2 days and I’ve decided its a bit too cold and yucky out there to attempt a unicycle ride of any distance. Since much of the rest of the country is covered in snow … Continue reading

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