Re: Getting Pallets



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sigve

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I wasn't allowed to get any at start either, and then i just said, dad,
since u got like 150 pallets at work (it's actually true, i'll try get
a photo), can you bring 5 home one day, so i can train trials?
i'd ask this many times, and one day they were in a great mood, and
they let me.. :D just ask a hole in their heads


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ivan

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I used to have a small collection of pallets. About 10, plus some neat
skinnies and gapping bars. Things used to get stolen, I had to replace
them and protect them from theft. I stacked five pallets and screwed
them together, making a huge immovable block. Surely, that couldn't get
stolen. I screwed other pallets in piles of two and so. I was riding
that for about a month.

Then, one day I came to my trials course only to find that all was
gone. Completely cleaned out. It was the builders making a road who
were supposed to clean the ditch my pallets were next to, and who
cleaned the side instead - ripped out all the grass and took my trials
course with them.

I was quite upset for a day. I spent so much time and effort collecting
and maintaining those pallets, it was rather annoying they were all
gone. But then I realised that all that all those pallets did was hold
me down. I'd gotten into a small routine of doing the same things with
them over and over and was going nowhere.

Now I just ride around the city and progress faster than ever. I don't
miss those pallets at all. Sure, they helped me a lot in the beginning,
but eventually they just became dead weight.

Be creative about your lines. Train your eye to see them everywhere.


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sigve

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Well said Ivan! I do like the 5 pallets i've got now, because I'm kind
of newbie!:D


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adjuggler

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my parent's big beef if that I'll fall thought the hole in the pallets?
Any suggestions?


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ivan

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You must be tiny.

Put a flat piece of wood on top and no more hole falling.

But really, the worst thing that can happen with the hole is getting
your tyre caught in it.


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1-wheeled-grape

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adjuggler wrote:
> my parent's big beef if that I'll fall thought the hole in the pallets?
> Any suggestions?



unless you will have tham on concrete and have really brittle bones
youll be fine, my parents said they wouldnt get me a uni cos id always
be in hospital, but i have had more and worse accidents on a bike. tell
them to stop worrying.


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Jerrick

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adjuggler wrote:
> my parent's big beef if that I'll fall thought the hole in the pallets?
> Any suggestions?




What type of pallets are you looking at?

The blue ones we have here have no way of me getting any body part into
them.

The regular ones, I can probably get a finger in there if I actually
tried. Then the poor quality ones I can probably step in between each
board, but I put those ones on the bottom for the build up and put the
big solid ones on top.


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uniaddict

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It seems like you all have nazi control freak parents. If you want some
pallets just find some place where a bunch are hanging around and grab
some. You could use those, theres nothing wrong with that. And if
you're parents say no and think you are going to get hurt then they
probably don't know what they are talking about. Pretty much any other
sport is more dangerous than unicycling.


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Eddbmxdude

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uniaddict wrote:
> It seems like you all have nazi control freak parents. If you want some
> pallets just find some place where a bunch are hanging around and grab
> some. You could use those, theres nothing wrong with that. And if
> you're parents say no and think you are going to get hurt then they
> probably don't know what they are talking about. Pretty much any other
> sport is more dangerous than unicycling.




I was going to say something along the same lines. Why do your parents
have such a problem with you getting a few pallets?
Maybe you should go and start smoking, do some drugs, have underage sex
and then go back and ask them about the pallets :rolleyes:


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monkeygunner

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I have gotten my mom to agree to let me get pallets, but my dad is a
total control freak and I have already been to the hospital once due to
my uni.


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