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Old August 28th 06, 08:33 AM posted to rec.sport.unicycling
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john_childs wrote:
The hub is different than any other unicycle hub. The hub body is on
bearings and is able to rotate around the axle. In that sense the hub
is like a bicycle wheel hub that spins on an axle.

The cranks are attached to the axle. There is a jackshaft (the two
cogs above the hub). The chain from the cranks drive the jackshaft.
The second chain from the jackshaft then goes down and drives the hub.
So the hub is able to spin at a different RPM than the axle. That is
what allows for gearing. It can be geared up or down based on the size
of the cogs.

I hope that makes sense. It's hard to explain without pictures.





ahh i get it now.

i wasn't sure how the other crank spun at the same time as the other
crank. that would make sense.

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Old August 28th 06, 09:46 AM posted to rec.sport.unicycling
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Your projects are looking great, Pete! They are very impressive.


unisk8r wrote:
I bet Dave Stockton would duplicate this for anyone interested...and I'd
also bet he could do it for less than I would.




That's the goal, Pete. At the moment, I'm working through some bumps
in the road. Well, more like NYC potholes that you could lose a tour
bus in. So the geared projects are on hold for a little
while. There are some cool innovations in the works though!


tomblackwood wrote:
Would that be Dave Stockton from LiveWire Unicycles?


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Old August 29th 06, 09:15 PM posted to rec.sport.unicycling
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I thought that Pete's PurplePhaze had less backlash than either my
internally geared hubs or Florian's. His jackshaft design has really
panned out to provide tremendous flexibility with gear ratio choices
which are quite limited in internal designs. Hearing that the backlash
on RedMenace is even less is good news, too. The massive Coker wheel
and tire are only advantageous with geared unicycles in my opinion. It
seems to add an element of stability. The addition of a disc brake
makes it a complete, flexible, high-speed touring machine.
Congratulations, Pete. I hope Dave cranks them out sometime in the
future.

May I be the first to break this one, too?


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Old August 30th 06, 05:12 AM posted to rec.sport.unicycling
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You taught me very well, Greg! I will never again build a prototype
that cannot withstand your monumental running start torque! The Phaze
prototype may have only lasted 2 seconds in your hands, but NEVER
AGAIN! You will soon fear the strength of The Red Menace...in fact, it
would take a congressional hearing to stop the spread of this wicked
machine! MMWWWAAAAAHHHHHH!!!


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Old October 18th 07, 05:10 PM posted to rec.sport.unicycling
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bump since someone mentioned it in another thread


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Old October 18th 07, 08:03 PM posted to rec.sport.unicycling
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Wow! I missed this thread the first time around. Then I realized that
it came and went while I was off on vacation.

That thing is a work of art. Very nice. Reminds me of the Guinness
commercials: "Brilliant!"


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Old October 18th 07, 08:20 PM posted to rec.sport.unicycling
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Rubix wrote:
bump since someone mentioned it in another thread




Best bump ever. I also missed this thread the first time around. I am
mad jealous, it looks amazing!

I know that this uni does not shift on the fly, but how do you change
the gearing on it, and how long does it usually take you to change the
gear ratio?


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Old October 18th 07, 08:47 PM posted to rec.sport.unicycling
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Just imagine this in Sam's (Redwelly's) hands.


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Old October 18th 07, 09:54 PM posted to rec.sport.unicycling
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Into the blue wrote:
Just imagine this in Sam's (Redwelly's) hands.




Or, more accurately, his crotch.


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Old October 18th 07, 11:10 PM posted to rec.sport.unicycling
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It's funny, weird and would be awesome to ride.

It's funny and weird because it almost looks like NKahler avatar.


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