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  2. The Gotway Tesla 1020wh Model Open Box and Initial thoughts

    Thanks for the effort you put into these videos, Tishawn. Your first Tesla video almost got me to go over-budget to buy one. I wish I had your production skills. It was revealed that 31 mp/h is the top comfortable speed of the Tesla. I was surprised that Tishawn views the Tesla as a significant upgrade over even the ACM. Sorry Marty, we're going to have to get you to take one for the team here and order one of these to get your insight compared to other Gotway models. I could see the Tesla being my next wheel. Hoping that no major issues crop up in the coming while.
  3. First ride

    Probably not, lol. Based on what you say being what I was noticing, and the fact that that beeping? "Ain't nobody got time fadat!" Plus, that extrapolation was to 0% battery, which we all know isn't going to happen. So I'll estimate a maximum rage of about 67 to 70 miles, if I was forced to ride through all that beeping. But, you also have to factor in that during that test: I rode at high speed for about half the time, I rode over some big bridges a few times (effortlessly accelerating uphill is a strangely thrilling activity!), The recent hurricanes mean I was getting some pretty heavy wind resistance at times, low speed or not, I was at times practicing riding in the grass, and I ride mostly at night, with the light on all the time. Given that, I would say that under more nominal conditions that I would typically encounter during just riding around my city, 70 miles per charge is probably reasonable to expect from 100% to 20%.
  4. When the Tiger's tail slips out of your hand! I have a design improvement suggestion, I hope that the Manufactures/designers/RD read this. I love my new Gotway MSuper! I had a mishap yesterday that could have been disastrous. I started to pull the trolly handle out my never wrecked MSuper, when it slipped out and my hand about half extended, the unicycle flipped out. The unicycle acted like an 84 volt 53 lb toy top, accelerating completely out of control, out of balance and out of whack, jumping wildly about 4 to 5 feet into the air. It totaled the handle. Scratched up the EUC. Oh well, now I can stop worrying about having a wreck and scratching it up. The whole event only lasted a few seconds, but it was very intimidating. I think that there may be a need for a safety design update. In aviation there is a switch called a “squat switch”. On the landing gear of an airplane when the plane is on the ground the squat switch prevents the landing gear from retracting. In theory a person could flip the handle to raise the gear, and after the plane’s weight was off of the landing gear the gear would raise. The squat switch prevents the landing gear from retracting or just folding up while the plane is on the ground and someone accidentally flipped the landing gear switch. On an EUC the “squat switches” or safety switches would be on the pedals and handles and when pressure is off both the pedals and handles including the trolly handle the EUC would just fall on its side harmlessly. It would also help minimize damage to EUC when a person would have to jump ship in the event of losing balance, or when the handle just slips of your hand. We have all seen our EUC do that dance, you know that wild top, and we have also seen them just continue rolling without us on board, while we run behind with that sinking feeling hoping it doesn’t hit a car, person, lake….. It is just a thought.

    As to foot pain, my experience has been that I got foot pain in the beginning because subconsciously I was afraid of falling off the wheel, and I was trying to grip the wheel pedal with my foot instead of just riding. I figured out that this is what it was because over time, I stopped having that pain, and then it appeared again for a while each time i have fallen off. Significantly, the shoes I wear while riding have had a huge impact on removing that pain. Old worn out soles = pain. Mountain boots with aggressive highly grippy tread = no pain. The foot fatigue is a different discomfort that, as Marty has predicted, is fading with conditioning. Just my 2c.
  6. KS16S recommended top speed?

    I didn't think the 16S is rated to 40kph. 35kph sounds about right though. I remember it being just a bit faster than the V8 which is rated 30kph..
  7. I just got my Msuper V3s+ today! Surprised by the look!

    I got my MSuper V3s+ for US $1,950, and I'd say it's worth every penny of what I paid. I can't compare it to the KS-18S yet, but the MSuper V3s+ is a fantastic wheel. I fall more in love with it every time I ride it, and every time I fall more in love with it, I make it a point to ride it more often. If you don't think it's worth $750, then you have strong preferences elsewhere. That's not necessarily to say that it's not worth that; it's just not worth that to you, right now. I'm looking forward to getting the KS-18S and trying it out. But is it worth $2k? Not to me, not right now, because I don't have that kind of money to toss around and because I have something that fills that niche just fine right now. Will it be when I have one and have put a few hundred miles on it? Maybe... depends on whether or not it compares favorably to my MSuper for what I want it to do. It's all in the eye of the beholder.
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  9. Best place to buy Mten3?

    Sounds great. My sister worked at a private school in Dyke before retiring to Maine along the coast. Skyline drive and Blue Ridge parkway is so popular with auto and motorbike riders. The drive to Dyke and back on a single weekend is really long from the Boston area. Once I flew Southwest to the Baltimore/Washington area and rented a car for the remainder. NYC, Jersey turnpike and Washington area traffic can really be a problem for day trippers on the weekend.😬😴😯 Of course these days I ride a Ninebot and the grocery store is a long way away.😉
  10. I just got my Msuper V3s+ today! Surprised by the look!

    I have to disagree. While I only have the MSuper V3s+ and a KS-14b, and I cannot compare the V3s+ to a KS-18 of any flavor (yet), I can assure you that that video reviewer is wrong. This is a wheel that demands you have skill to ride it, yes; but you can grow into it from nothing, and I am living proof of that. That is exactly what I have done. I am not a master of riding yet, but every time I ride I have more skill than before, and more fun than before. At this point, I am putting miles on it like they are nothing. 6 miles used to be an astonishing feat to me, just a month ago. Now I do it practically in my sleep, literally futzing around wishing I could go for a REAL ride when I don't have the time. Any wheel can be learned, grown into and mastered from scratch. The question is, are you willing to put in the required effort? The first wheel you learn to ride is going to be the one you most likely prefer. The one(s) before this latest one will most likely be preferred, because they are familiar and easy. The more wheels you master, the more you develop a universal mastery, and can then do anything with anything. So again, it's just a matter of what you're willing to do to learn that wheel. My KS-14b feels very alien to me right now; I have not found a graceful, consistent or easy way to mount it, and it's very squirrely compared to the MSuper. I don't particularly like it just yet, but I still practice on it. Doesn't mean I won't like it when I have enough experience with it. Doesn't mean I can't learn and even master it with enough determination and perseverance!
  11. It's Good to Have a Plan B

    Well, the slime arrived along with a thingy for removing the inside of the valve (as the one which comes with the bottle is rather wide and difficult to use). Got it apart, got the slime in, only got a moderate amount on the work bench ... and a little in my hair (not sure how that happened). All back together and works like a charm. In a fit of enthusiasm ive now even bought some to go in the tyres of my lawn mower as they are constantly getting flats. Thanks all for your help and advice, really appreciate it.
  12. KS16S recommended top speed?

    If I move the cursor up to 40 automatically returns to 35, although it has already done the procedure to unlock it

    Yeah I like it cuz it's light so I can hold it high or low without getting fatigued.
  14. KS16S recommended top speed?

    If I do not remember my fault I can only set up to 35 kmh, not 40 kmh.
  15. Landed on my a**, stopping on a dime

    Its the potential for situations like this that pushed me to get the GForm ski and board shorts with padding for the tail and sit bones. Falling on your backside can be a painful event. Again, glad you are OK and thanks for sharing the experience so we can all learn.
  16. KS16S recommended top speed?

    Hi! So i successfully completed the top speed unlock, so now the sliders go all the way up to 40 kph. So far I haven’t managed to get it to beep or tilt back art that speed, I don’t really dare to push it. My question is; is it safe to use that top speed (40 kph) or should I lower it? Does it have the power to tilt back the unicycle at 40kph? What top speed do you guys use on your KS16s?
  17. The Gotway Tesla 1020wh Model Open Box and Initial thoughts

    Tishawn Fahie's video review II:
  18. Mten3 First Impressions / Review - BUY ONE NOW!!!

    Sidewinds might be a nuisance, agree. The wind direction was perfect for this ride.
  19. Best place to buy Mten3?

    You’re right! Jason is going to send me one when they finish it. It looks like it should be good.
  20. Best place to buy Mten3?

    Could always DIY a KS18 handle like the below. Also, think @Jason McNeil & @Joey Serrin are working on supplying a KS18 handle solution as well.
  21. Best place to buy Mten3?

    Yeah that’s exactly how it went! My brother and I started a business together and retired from active work at 39 except for real estate investments. We both love trying new hobbies so we started with the minipro a few years ago and loved them but that isnt exactly a challenge. More of a fun way to walk the dog. Moved to the onewheels when the new version arrived as the first seemed to have too many issues. We enjoyed those so much we discovered the EU by accident and got the KS18s. I love it and drive it all over the place and over all sorts or terrain but I still can’t ride backwards. The only issue is the size and weight which makes it hard to have with you all the time or take it into stores as it doesn’t have an extending handle. Since we enjoy them so much and money isn’t really the issue it led to the Mten purchase!
  22. Best place to buy Mten3?

    So....after riding in NYC on my newly installed 'Ninebot replaceable parts' foot plates the bolt (held in place by hex setscrew) which slipped in smooth as silk on installation fell out in the bus back to the apartment! I picked up the bolt, 2 washers and plate and exited the bus. Eventual bolt corrosion will have some benefits. While dealing with and avoiding 'slippery mud' on a rail trail an older woman walking her dog said 'that looks like fun' and a younger woman sort of walked into my path saying 'hi' as I maneuvered away from the slippery mud to the opposite grainy side of the trail. Last nights ride for coffee ended at Dunkin where guy my age and two kids were transfixed with interest about the EUC. One of the kids said 'I'll guess it's expensive'. I said 'how much do you think expensive is'? The kid said '$100''? I said 7 times that'! More questions came and I grew tired of the conversation. The older guy said 'it must take great balance with risk if falling off'. I said 'most riders have fallen off with with varying degrees of seriousness in injury.....wishing for coffee I continued.....'I broke my shoulder in a fall'. The conversation abruptly ended with the older guy saying 'have a good one'. While drinking coffee I realized I forgot to erase the porn photos that were on the phone, acquired during the day The return ride along the Rail trail at night in the fog with my big flashlight showed the slippery mud had disappeared. Passing along the last mile of the trail, past Uber real estate owned houses, I felt a strange sensation of being followed along the foggy darkened trail. The hair on my back began to become raised in fear...maybe the 1692 ghosts of witches from the approaching Salem town line. Exiting the woods and trail a motorist stopped to allow me to pass near the harbor cross walk leading to SSU. The rail trail trip would surely have gone faster on an Mten3. Then I read this post about impending Mten3 purchase.....indicating another addiction in the air. Moral of the story....don't get caught with porn on your phone, be careful of women who stray into your path and think 'I wanna Mten3 !
  23. I wonder if there is some kind of folding tethers just like those flexi-leashes for dog walking. I guess 2-3 meter tether would give enough space for your wheel not to hit you and at the same time not to run away.
  24. Mten3 First Impressions / Review - BUY ONE NOW!!!

    @trya very nice video this little mten look fun and perhaps a little more difficult for one foot. After an adjustment period you will master all your tricks perfectly @Marty Backe for the 180° try to start the move with the head and the shoulders a example by Hirsute : https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3J6hKXF0eoubElESnBMMUJ5OEU/view it's just a matter of practice Marty
  25. Mten3 First Impressions / Review - BUY ONE NOW!!!

    Ok, these were the speed beeps apparently. The wheel really "accelerated" quickly then. Thanks!
  26. Landed on my a**, stopping on a dime

    Yes, kinda in the same situation right now, except that my extended battery makes it even harder justifying the purchase of a KS-16s. And then I'll have to deal with that tiny 2.125" tire of the 16S... still waiting on the details of the 2.5" tire mod @mrelwood made.
  27. WheelLog Android App

    @koto, maybe, will think
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