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National Unicycle championship

Postby simon » June 19th, 2016, 9:05 pm

Great performance by Tony today in this event. He lined up in club colours in an international field which ranged from little kids through to some pretty serious players (tri-bars, disc brakes and massive wheel).

The event was 7 laps of a one mile circuit in Horwich, including a bit of up/downhill and a few tight corners.

Everyone seemed to have a different style - Tony's seemed to involve quite a lot of arm movement compared to many but proved quite effective and got him round safely. Not quite on the podium but everyone got a medal and they all deserved it!!

I've posted a short video on the club's Facebook account but can't get it to load on here.

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My own performance in the Vets race was a shocker - dropped after a couple of laps and later suffered the shame of being lapped. I'd forgotten how much I don't like crits and really struggled cornering at speed in the pouring rain. Think I might get myself a unicycle!

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