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                        Mark your calendars! This is the one you don't want to miss. We are thrilled to announce that we will again be a contingent in the Seattle Pride Parade this June! When: Sunday June 25th - late morningWhere: Downtown Seattle The parade should be bigger than ever this year with half a million spectators! The theme for this year’s Pride will be “Indivisible.” We want to not only show our support for LGBT folks, but also celebrate the idea of marching (or riding) to the beat of your own drum...

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The most versatile Solowheel yet! With this compact 16" wheel, you get the benefits of maneuverability but with a design that gives riders a very comfortable stance. But let's not forget the real star of the show here: a dual-purpose folding handle provides a way to walk alongside your wheel without having to bear the weight while also serving as a kick stand! The Solowheel Scorpion also comes with a built-in headlight and rear visibility for those night rides.  Equipped with the very latest firmware, this wheel offers the state of the art ride dynamics for a very "floaty" feel while offering...

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Just talk to any Solowheel rider, and you'll hear a similar story: spontaneity, efficiency, enjoyment of your daily trips. The wheel becomes not just a tool for transportation, but exploration when you are not tied to traffic. Now Daniele Quercia has given a fascinating Ted Talk discussing the effects that changing your pathway through a city can have on your mood:

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Do you feel your Solowheel pedals tilting consistently forward or backwards during normal riding? Perhaps it's time for a calibration. Bring your wheel in to the shop, and we will be happy to make sure your pedals are nice and flat. This is a free ongoing service to our customers, so just give us a call to let us know that you'd like to stop by! 844-765-6945

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Is it a good idea? While Seattle city proper may not get much accumulation during our mild winters, some of you who aren't yet veteran Solowheel riders may be wondering how safe it is to ride through a bit of snow and ice. The short answer: it should be avoided. While a bit of rain is usually not enough for us to lose much traction when riding with caution, adding snow and/or ice is asking for trouble especially in an urban setting. You could be putting yourself at risk, not to mention other folks around you. Some have experimented riding...

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