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Friday, 7 March 2014

One or two wheels? Up to you la!

Have you seen someone standing on a strange looking wheel and still wonder what is that? Have you not been introduced to a Wheelie yet?

The strange looking wheel is called a Wheelie. Wheelie is an electric unicycle. To move, all you need is to lean forward to move ahead and lean backwards to slow down or stop going. Your calves should keep as close as possible to the red pads to help in manoeuvring. While it looks hard for you to balance, the Wheelie comes with a self-stabilised gyroscope to aid you in maintain that balance. In theory, all you need is to balance left and right so as to maintain the stability. Always remember to slow down if you find yourself going too fast and losing 
balance. Sounds easy, isn’t it?

Currently, we offer a single and a dual wheel Wheelie. So what is the difference between the two products? Below is a breakdown of the specifications:

Single Wheel
Dual Wheel
Maximum Speed
18 km /h
Climbing Angle
Weight Limit of Rider
120 Kg
120 Kg
Weight of Wheel
9.8 kg
Maximum Range
15 km
18 – 60 Km (depends on model)
1 year for gyroscope & battery
1 year for gyroscope & battery
Training Wheels, Training Strap, Rear safety lights
Training Strap, Rear safety lights

Before you begin, always remember to protect yourself by wearing helmets, protective hand, knee and elbow guards as well as proper shoes, preferably high cut shoes or shoes where you have option to wear ankle guards. 

All ready to go now? The Wheelies is the largest electric unicycle community in Singapore and you can be part of it too. Do visit our Facebook http://www.facebook.com/thewheelies or email us at thewheeliesasia@gmail.com on how to get your wheelie. 

Word of caution though: While it is fun to ride on a wheelie, it is suggested the usage should be limited during night time of the lunar 7th month!

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