All posts in 2009

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Madagascar: Native Bird

(sorry for the double post, I'm restoring my blog). Canon Digital Rebal. f/2.8, 1/200, ISO 400, 200mm

Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Madagascar: Girl Leaning on Pole

Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Madagascar: Green Frog

f/8, 1/80, ISO 200, 100mm (100mm macro lens). No flash.
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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One ounce removed off KH Moment cranks

Joseph Campbell came over last weekend to ride trials. He was mentioning how heavy the KH cranks are, so I told him we could quickly mill out some material. I took a deep pocket out... [read more]
Machining, Unicycling
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Custom machined V-brake adapter for magura brake mounts

I made this on Saturday out of aluminum: a machined adapter that lets me attach a v-brake to magura brake mounts of my unicycle. The picture below (iPhone quality, sorry!) shows the first one, which... [read more]
Machining, Unicycling
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Madagascar: Trees

Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Madagascar: Vast Open Space

..and my Louise on a unicycle! This was a “short” 20 mile ride that we did. Louise was wise, and turned around early and ended up doing about 10 miles. I went a lot further,... [read more]
Africa/Madagascar, Photography, Unicycling
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Ride the Lobster race pictures from Florian

I was checking out some pictures on Florian Schlumpf’s website, schlumpf.ch (creator of the two speed geared unicycle hub), and saw some old pictures from the Ride the Lobster unicycle race. I copied the ones... [read more]
Unicycling
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Comments currently broken

Comments are currently broken. I need to fix them. I know about the problem..I just have to figure it out. Sorry, and thanks!
General
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Madagascar 2009 Adventure Part 1

(republish) This is a story of our Adventures. I right it mainly for myself, but I hope others will at least look at the pictures, or possibly enjoy reading it. On July 15th, 2009 Louise... [read more]
Africa/Madagascar
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Madagascar 2009 Adventure Part 1

(republish) This is a story of our Adventures. I right it mainly for myself, but I hope others will at least look at the pictures, or possibly enjoy reading it. On July 15th, 2009 Louise... [read more]
Africa/Madagascar
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Madagascar: Girl Leaning on Pole

General
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Back to geared cokering!

My 36″ geared unicycle was out of commission for a while; the hubs bearings needed replacing, and the creator (Florian Schlumpf in Switzerland) now has an improved version. Today was the first real test ride... [read more]
Unicycling
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KH36 Handlebar

My old handlebar on my coker wasn’t quite what I wanted, and I have been quite happy with the one I use on my 24″ mountain unicycle, so I decided to make a version for... [read more]
Unicycling
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Machining a unicycle clamp

I needed a brake adapter for my KH36 to go with a new handlebar I made. I finished the handlebar a few days ago to replace my red one. The red one was made of... [read more]
Machining
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Lemur Hand

Lemur Hand f/5.6, 1/80, ISO 200, 200mm
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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HDR – French Building in Madagascar

An HDR from three exposures taken on 8/1/09. f/20, 1/80s (others: 1/320s and 1/20s) , ISO 200, 17mm. The three originals used:
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Ringtailed Lemur

Canon Digital Rebal, f/5, 1/60, ISO 400, 200.0mm
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Avenue of Baobabs and Unicycles

These pictures complement the Mad Uni video when we rode from Morandava, Madagascar to the Ave of Baobabs. Louise by a tree:    Corbin – Louise took a much better picture than mine
Africa/Madagascar, Unicycling
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Madagascar Unicycling Pictures

We took a pirogue (a dugout canoe) from Isle aux Nattes (a tiny island, not even shown on google maps) to Isle Sainte-Marie, a larger island off the east coast of Madagascar. We then road... [read more]
Unicycling
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Unicycling Video: Mad Uni

Mad Uni – Avenue of Baobabs, Madagascar July 26th, 2009 Featuring: Corbin Dunn and Louise Lovelle MPEG-4, 45.3 MB, 1:17 duration. Also available is a medium version 18.4 MB. This is pretty much the only... [read more]
Unicycling
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Brake assisted coasting

Brake assisted coasting is kind of cool. Especially when your feet are horizontal. Corbin, in Nairobi, Africa. A short clip of what I’m working on for my video of Africa.
Unicycling
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Colorful Bug, Madagascar

At the Anja Preserve f/18, 1/100, ISO200, 200mm, Canon Digital Rebal XT, 70.0-200.0mm lens.
Photography

The Circular Treehouse: Zip Line and Finishing

Ah, some pictures and details I meant to post ages ago. Building stairs for the treehouse: Accessories for the zip line: And me installing it:
Treehouses
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Metalworking: cufflinks

One of my first metalworking projects was making cufflinks for my wedding. They are aluminum and I turned them on the lathe, and used the mill for some drilling and flattening (by eye). The back... [read more]
Other Stuff
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Avenue of Baobabs, Madgascar

Avenue of Baobabs, Madgascar Another HDR I took. The clouds were amazing. I may spend some more time tweaking these to make them look a little better.
Photography
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Louise at the Avenue of Baobabs, Madagascar

Louise at the Avenue of Baobabs, Madagascar HDR from three exposures. f/9, 1/160, ISO 200. 17.0mm.
Photography
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Zebu Cart

Zebu Cart, Madagascar (HDR) Louise and I just returned from a two month vacation/honeymoon. The first month was spent in East Africa, unicycling about 550km from Nairobi, Kenya to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. The tour... [read more]
Photography

Some Africa pictures from others…

I don’t have any pictures of my own off my camera yet, but here are a few from some others on our Africa unicycle tour. I frequently put on mini performances for people. Here I... [read more]
Africa/Madagascar
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Africa has zero free wifi

Well! I was hoping to update my blog from my phone using free wifi spots, but i ran into two problems. First of all, my blog is ancient wordpress, and doesn’t work with my iPhone’s... [read more]
Africa/Madagascar
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Off to Africa for Unicycling

Today, Louise and I are heading out to Africa for a unicycle tour from Kenya to Tanzania. After that, we will be taking a trip to Madagascar for some more touring! I’ll be without my... [read more]
Unicycling

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