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      A place for videos about electric unicycles.

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      Buying your first electric unicycle? Thinking of upgrading, or adding to your collection? Find the best wheel for you!

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  • Recent Posts (euc only)

    • I need to take it for a few more trail runs before I really give my final thoughts on this knobby tire, but as a casual answer, I find it good so far. I have yet to do any trail riding since the initial 20 I did when I first installed the tire. Since then I did have to change the inner tube since the one that came as part of the combo deal was really garbage and thin walled. That inner tube was actually letting the tire slip a little bit and was also leaking near the valve stem. There's now a michelin 60/100-14 inner tube inside it and I haven't had any problems since. I still do find the tire to be a bit dive happy and unstable under a high lean turn, but it otherwise handles just fine. I am willing to put some of the instability I'm feeling as me just not quite being accustomed to the tire yet. That said, I do only have about 50-60 miles on this tire with the majority of my riding this past week only coming from city-road commuting to and from work. I'll have more opinions on trail performance after I hit up a few of my local spots this weekend. Unfortunately I don't own any recording gear at this time so I can't really provide any videos
    • Yeh ill se what ill end up with next , lill tempted of the sherman....  
    • Neat! Has that been demonstrated? But, even if it can't stop the other cells from going up, putting such a device inside a metal box sounds helpful in minimizing the rubber and plastic fire that usually follows cell destruction.
    • How do you like your tire so far?  Do you have any vids of you shredding trails and streets with that tire?
    • Glad you're enjoying it! (and that the S2 still works) Be aware that a "real" wheel as a whole nother deal. So you have something to look forward to in summer
    • This was going to be my next wheel because of the 24” tire size, but I’m going to wait for what Veteran comes with next, be it an 18” or 24” version. Monster Pro is just terrible in every way, except the ride feel of the quiet motor and smooth tire tread.
    • this is a nice image that shows that specs of batteries when measured at a slow discharge rate,  do not make much sense for the EUC usage. The red line is the lg M50T  at 5Ah, the blue is the T40 at 4Ah, smaller battery in paper, both discharging at 10 amps (30 Amps, ~2.5kWh in a 3P20S configuration)   Assuming that the safe usable capacity is down to ~3.4Volts, this plots show that the 50t will offer 2Ah and 40T 2.6Ah. The 50T starts being a bigger battery only when the wheel demands less that ~700watts. 
    • My original ankle injury, which is still raised and a little sore after two months, is on the outside of my left ankle, three fingers width above the protruding bone. You can see by the damage to my left ankle armour that the wheel hit several more times in exactly the same spot. In my opinion, trying to step on and go when you can't already ride is pretty dangerous. A bigger wheel might have broken my ankle. Ok, I'm old and not very nimble anymore, and I'm a beginner and don't really know what I'm doing, but let me try to explain what happens. I try to control the wheel with my right dominant foot and move forward while I lift my left foot on. If the wheel veers off to the left I can just put my left foot down again and stop. But if the wheel veers off to the right I still have to put my left foot down because all my weight is on the right pedal. While I'm putting my left foot down the right foot is still on the wheel and pushes it over to the right. When the wheel leans to about 45º it accelerates in an arc around behind me and the right pedal (I think) hits the outside of my left ankle. I discovered the wheel's tendency to accelerate in an arc if it leans too far when it was new and I was playing with it on the living room carpet. I made a couple of black burn-outs which were difficult to clean off! Ditto when wheeling it along with the trolley handle. If you turn/lean too sharply it will accelerate and make a burn-out mark. Once I leapt off in the carport and the wheel ran away and got jammed at an angle between the wall and a post. It kept driving, burning up the tyre on the concrete and filling the carport with rubber smoke. I realised then what a beast this thing is and I treat it with much more respect now. It's possible that a different wheel might describe a different arc from my V8F and might hit you in a different place or even not at all. Someone on here said their 14" wheel was a real ankle biter. Maybe a bigger wheel will make a bigger arc and miss you altogether. Anyway, I haven't been hit like this again since I started learning on a railing, and now I can sort of ride in a straight line I'm learning to step on without losing it every time.
    • I'm working on a buzzer mod and am looking for help. I need to figure out what voltages various wheels use to power their buzzers.  I've tested my Gotway MSuper Pro using the MIN/MAX feature on my multimeter and found that during beeps there is a voltage of 4.6v supplied to the beeper. I've also found that (at least on my wheel) it is not safe to pull more than 40mA on the buzzer line.  (This is the reason double buzzer mods fail to perform) Anyone tested their wheel and have numbers? 
    • For anyone concerned with the enclosure melting, you can add some cheap fire-rated drywall (gysum board) and/or paint the inside with intumescent paint (also fairly cheap for non-commercial grade). https://www.homedepot.com/p/Firetect-WT-102-1-gal-White-Flat-Latex-Intumescent-Fireproofing-Flame-Retardant-Paint-Coating-for-Wood-102W-1/307899625 This paint goes on thin but expands quickly in a fire and is used commonly on architecturally exposed structural steel or wood to achieve fire resistance. It may even help if you applied this paint on the inner shell/battery packs. Won't stop the fire necessarily but may buy you some extra time to throw it outdoors. Ideally, it'll contain the thermal runaway to one battery pack and prevent the second (or more) from igniting.
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