Came across one guy once on trail on one, looked amusing. Theres a crew of e unis that sometimes see on other riding area. There's you ride the wheel between legs facing forward. Knobby tires, and one guys one even had suspension witg Fox shock.
Technically they arent supposed to be on the trails, but currently tgeir impact is so low no one complains.
I see what I would call hipster adjacent guys riding them mostly on sidewalks in the city (not ok) or in the bike lane (that’s ok). The sidewalk riding guy is a menace, he weaves in and around folks just walking and minding their own business. The guy on the bike path was chile. We greeted each other while waiting for a light.
I guess they have the same issues as bike riding, guys acting like clowns get us all looked down on, no one notices the chill guy.
That ready doesn’t add much to the conversation does it…
I have had one for awhile. They are fun. There is a learning curve with them and they can be dangerous. It has tossed me a few times. (nosedive). I just don't take off from the family and go "one wheeling". Lately I use it for picking up takeout dinner. Or use it for transportation when I need to drop the car for service. I am 49 and wear at least a helmet and wrist guards if I'm on it. Between the two models I prefer the stock radius of the tire on the Pint. It seems you can carve it a bit more.(rounded sidewall) XR is more squared off. If you don't need the range I'd get the pint unless you over 6' tall. Stance might be a bit narrow on the Pint. If you think you'll use it I'd get one. They seem to be easy to sell if you find it collecting dust. The forums on the OW site used to be good and there is a big facebook page too.
I use one for various chores and yard work. Most recently I've been working on clearing out trails and it has proven to be the most valuable tool for paving single track through the woods. Not just transporting tools and branches but it's been instrumental in shaping the trails themselves. I even bought one of those Gorilla Cart wagons to pull behind me lol.
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