New Technique? (humor)

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New Technique? (humor)

Postby Scott McCrea » Sep 29, 2005 11:39 am

I guess the Unicycle Descender never really caught on. :nyah:
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Postby Cheryl Jones » Sep 29, 2005 2:23 pm

It seems that it would offer one great advantage -- change-overs would be a snap! :rofl: Just start pedaling in the other direction!

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Postby Grandpa Caver » Sep 29, 2005 7:37 pm

Hummm, only one point of contact on the wall. I wonder if he made it down without going sideways? Terrific balance if he did.
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Postby Ralph E. Powers » Sep 30, 2005 12:24 am

Now that MIGHT work... try it Aussie style rappelling (facing downward) and zip your way down...

I've a buddy of mine who wanted to use rollerblades and aussie style down the face of a smooth dam... nuts to be sure... he never did it but he dreamt of it. geez :roll:
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Postby claustrophobe » Oct 7, 2005 6:19 pm

It reminds me of the bicycle powered winch used by Haroun Tazieff and Marcel Loubens in the descent of the Gouffre de la Pierre Saint-Martin in the Pyrenees in the early fifties as described by Tazieff in "Caves of Adventure". Hundreds of feet down with a steel cable and parachute harness... Jeez.
Lance Armstrong missed his calling. He could be hauling us in and out of pits.
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