Weight: 1.56 lbs as shown
Seat tube: 7" long, 1.0x.058 4130
Crown: .875x.049 4130
Legs: .875x.035 4130
Tire Clearance: 0.6 inches above, 0.3 inches each
Total width: 5.1 inches
Design criteria: be as light as possible while
only allowing 0.1 inches of lateral flex during steep climbs.
Model analysis used: twin cantilever beams attached
to seat tube.
**Using Gazzaloddi 3.0 width measurement of 2.75 inches.
Crown is 22 degree downsloping for high speed gliding.
(Who wants to ride one footed down a trail, anyway?) The punch
marks were intended to increase traction, but didn't add that much.
Bearing holders are United brand stamped steel main cap
style. Bolts are welded in place to make wheel removal/installation
Autobalance unicycle? (Must be a trick)
Here's some pics of after Jeff put it all together:
Wheel fits fine. My legs did get scratched on the
open ends of the fork crown during sharp reverse turns, though.