Corbin Dunn
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All posts in 2012

Photography: Phelders, Italy

I woke up yesterday morning (July 17th, 2012) and opened the door to our little deck on the second story floor of the hotel we were staying in. The sun was shining brightly in the... [read more]
Photography

Photography: Old Building

Old Building The trip from Phelders Italy to St Leonardo was mostly downhill, so I stuck my 5D in my camelback. I took this picture while riding down the road. It turns out our “short... [read more]
Photography

Photography: Glaicial Views

Glaicial Views From the top of Mänlichen, Switzerland which is above Grindelwald.
Photography

Photography: Schloss in Nauders

Schloss in Nauders Castles need to look menacing, and this picture definitely seems to have captured the menacing look. The slight saturation gives it a dark and ominous feel. With more color, it looks more... [read more]
Photography

Photography: Nauders, Austria

Nauders, Austria This is one of my favorite photos so far. It is an HDR from 5 exposures taken with the Canon 5D Mark III. I sat on top of the hill for a while... [read more]
Photography

Nathan’s Unicycle

Nathan’s Unicycle July 2012. Nathan’s yellow KH 36 geared unicycle. 7 exposure HDR.
Photography, Unicycling

Alps Unicyclists

There are three mad unicyclists on the mini-Swiss unicycle tour I’m doing. Me, Scott and Nathan Hoover. Unfortunately, I don’t have a good picture of Nathan yet, but here’s a few cool ones. Myself (Corbin)... [read more]
Photography, Unicycling

Photography: Piled Rocks

Photography

Photography: Hotel Glacier Du Rhone

Photography

Swiss Wildflowers

Swiss Wildflowers From Preda, Switzerland. July 10, 2012. Today was 60km of unicycling from Chur to Preda. The 60km wasn’t that bad, but the 1700 meters of climbing was quite a bit. Tomorrow will continue... [read more]
Photography

Photography: Down to Andermatt

Down to Andermatt Today is a rest day, and it is a little wet out but the sun is trying to poke out over the mountains. We are staying at the Basecamp Andermatt
Photography

Photography: Chew Chew Train

Chew Chew Train, Switzerland
Photography

Handegg to Andermatt

Still unicycling! We rode from Handegg to Andermatt today. Only 32 miles but we went over Furka pass and Grimsel Pass; that was a bit of climbing! We were averaging like 5mph up the hills,... [read more]
Photography, Unicycling

Grindelwald to Handegg

Today we rode “only” 30 miles, but it was almost all uphill from Grindelwald to Handegg Switzerland. I didn’t bring the DSLR with me, since it was raining on and off. The start of the... [read more]
Photography, Unicycling

Grund Grindelwald Rest Day

On the Swiss Uni Tour today is a rest day, which meant hiking and photography! B&W Mountains July 5th 2012 – Grund (lower part) of Grindelwald, Switzerland. Black and White HDR from 5 exposures. We... [read more]
Photography, Unicycling

Grindelwald Sights

Grindelwald Sights July 5th 2012 – Grindelwald, Switzerland – Canon 5D Mark III I’m traveling through Switzerland via Unicycle. The “gang” doing this Swiss Uni Tour consists of myself, Nathan Hoover and Scott Wilton all... [read more]
Photography, Unicycling

CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) Unicycle

My friend Justin up in Vancouver brought this invention down for the Maker Faire a month or so ago. He custom made a frame and attached a CVT NuVinci hub to the unicycle. Awesome. Video... [read more]
Unicycling

Plug Bug: Home J1772 EVSE Charging Station

I now have a J1772 EVSE Charging Station at home. My friend Ken Adelman gave me an old Avcon charger that he had saved from the dumpster. I bought a J1772 plug from tucsonev.com and... [read more]
Electric Bug
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Roue Cyr Point of View v1

I got a cheap “go pro” like camera from online not too long ago. My friend Jason was getting one and said I should get one too (so I did!). Here it is hacked onto... [read more]
Circus/Cyr Wheel
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Rob’s Ride, 10th Anniversary

Over 10 years ago my friend Rob started a 20 mile unicycle ride throughout Santa Cruz. It starts down by the beach Boardwalk, rides up to UCSC campus, does some mild off road trails through... [read more]
Unicycling

Plug Bug: It breaks, I fix it.

Last weekend my car suddenly shut off all power while driving home. It happened again this morning right as I was going to drive away. I could jiggle the key and it would come back... [read more]
Electric Bug

Plug Bug: The Inertia Switch works

The electric bug has an inertia switch in the case of an accident. It looks like this: It is designed to cut the 12v system to the rear of my car, which turns off the... [read more]
Electric Bug

Plug Bug: Blower install on the motor

The bug’s motor runs pretty hot on hot days. You can’t keep your hand on it for more than a brief instant. I have measured the temperature with an infrared thermometer, but of course, right... [read more]
Electric Bug

Plug Bug: Broken brake…

…well, problems come in pairs. I changed my front brake pads about about 8600 miles; they wore away quickly! I didn’t change the rear, as they weren’t as bad as the front. I checked the... [read more]
Electric Bug, Machining
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Plug Bug: Running again!

An update to the last post: The bug is running again! George, from Netgain motors, suggested seeing if the motor had excessive vibration. When I ran it at 12volts it seemed to hum pretty fine,... [read more]
Electric Bug

Plug Bug: 15,000 miles then a breakdown

The Bug has over 15,000 pure electric miles on it! The past ~14,000 have been relatively painless. I’ve had to do a few tweaks along the way, but nothing major. Unfortunately, that changed last friday.... [read more]
Electric Bug

Proteas

Proteas I sure love these flowers. They are amazing. Taken at UCSC Arboretum, April 22, 2012. Canon 5D Mark III.
Photography

South African Flower

South African Flower UCSC
Photography

Photography: Pink

Pink + Boka 4/22/2012 – Santa Cruz – taken with Canon 5D Mark III
Photography

Photography: Spider

Spider 4/22/2012 – UCSC Arboretum, Santa Cruz, CA. Taken with Canon 5D Mark III Crop of the spider
Photography

Photography: More Flowers

More Flowers 4/8/2012 – Corte Madera – taken with Canon 5D Mark III
Photography

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