@Lia sounds like an old vacuum but it works! Very cool.
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Posts made by NotSure
RE: Onewheel Stories
Was riding up the street yesterday and passed by a group of landscapers doing their thing. It's a bit of a long incline, so I was just casually riding up the hill gingerly. As I'm riding by them, I hear what sounds like the loud rumbling of a commercial lawnmower directly on my tail. I look off to my side and there is one of them riding along side of me with a big smile on his face. I also grinned widely as I suddenly found myself sharing my very first group ride with some dude on a lawnmower. It was fun! Funniest part was when I did a bit of a pirouette/hard toe side turn in the driveway of the home they were working, and he responded with his own 360. We laughed.
RE: Wrecked at 0 Miles.
Boy, oh boy, do I wish I had actually taken the time to learn how to use this thing.
Count on just slowly putting around for the first 40 miles at a minimum. Short progress can be very misleading.
I started out on the front lawn just doing lazy laps and figure eights. Your feet are basically useless blocks of meat for the first ten miles imo. At first, you may have very little stamina and the sensations are meaningless, which is a recipe for falling. After a while you become way more comfortable just standing on the board let alone interpreting the sensations your feet are telling you. You may even be able to carve on the flats ok, but an uneven road surface will substantially alter the sensation, and there is a surprising amount of that type of situational experience to acquire while riding these things.
Hard heel-side turns require a degree of trust in the board as well as a strong sense of balance (you're basically performing your own trust fall). I was legit intimidated by it for the first 20 miles and I'm a well-seasoned snowboarder. A complete novice would be smart to just take it REALLY slow. Wear all the gear. Never stop wearing a helmet imo.
After you master the lawn, driveway or parking lot, then try a road or sidewalk. Traversing inclines can be kinda trippy. Just my two cents on the subject.
RE: Selling my XR+
I was going to put it on Ebay but they would not let me list it for the price I was asking
So you want me to just venmo you $1850 sans escrow? Sounds totally reasonable...
In the meantime, check this out.
RE: My board stopped suddenly at 32% and threw me off
Really I just want my money back.
Lol... Give it a couple weeks and wear some pads next time. A heavy alpine stance can help in the event you need to run it out. I find inclines to be most deceptive. I always wanna just lean forward and fly up them but there are limits to how much power the board can generate.