Hey guys and gals,
I'd like to think I'm a smart guy because my elementary school tried to put me into the gifted and talented program and I refused. I saw those fuckers coming for my precious after school playtime with poster board work and shut them down.
And -- as an intelligent person -- I subscribe to the limits of my intelligence in a way that might be described as, "You don't know what you don't know."
I did not know I had offended my OneWheel+ until I was flying, at 17 mph, through the air. I did not know I can't run 17 mph until my feet hit the ground. I am still not exactly sure why the whole thing happened (working with the support team to diagnose any potential problems). But, I do know that if I had put my wrist guards on I might not have such nasty road rash on my palms.
Never depend on one piece of equipment. If you have any humility you'll have layers of redundancy when you take risks.
I don't see myself taking the OneWheel much over 14-15 mph in the future. If I suddenly stop at that speed I suspect I'll have a much easier time catching myself.