Unicycles and Lunicycles
We recently visited with the Lake Oswego Unicycle club that meets at Lakeridge Jr. High School to introduce them to the Lunicycle. Everyone was eager to get on and start riding the Lunicycles, including the club director and a couple parent volunteers.
Before they started, we explained the subtle differences between riding a traditional unicycle and riding the Lunicycle; that they need to lean forward on the Lunicycle as opposed to leaning back on a unicycle, they need to bend their knees and keep low on the Lunicycle, they need to squeeze against the leg supports while riding the Lunicycle, and when they want to turn they need to twist at their knees as opposed to twisting at their waist.
Once the kids were able to get on the Lunicycles they all were riding like pros within a few short minutes. At the end of the club time the kids were asked, compared to when they learned to ride the unicycle, which was easier to learn and they all said the Lunicycle!
We are excited to follow up with the club in a few weeks to see how they’ve enjoyed the Lunicycle and to see how they’ve improved!