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. News on the Singapore team will be well covered with the additional blog from ‘Juggling Mike’ as he covers Ride The Lobster and its 800km 5-day adventure through Nova Scotia.

He writes in a recent post ” … I think we will have a really good time crossing Nova Scotia. I’m greatly looking forward to hanging out with unicyclists from around the world and hopefully making new friends. There is still a week left of anticipation before I head off to Nova Scotia, but every day I think about riding the lobster!”
Juggling Mike with Ride The Lobster Singapore Team

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Jiahui Cai, member of the “Masticating Bunnies from Hell”, invites supporters, spectators and media to follow their team on a newly-created website http://www.thecollectiveus.com/bunnies/.
masticating Bunnies from Hell
Are they ready to go up against the best in the world in the 800km 5-day, Ride The Lobster unicycle event in Nova Scotia? There are no 36″ers in Singapore. They’ll have to work harder on their smaller-wheeled machines. The Southeast Asian heart, however, beats strong and proud with this determined Singaporean team from the tropics.

RTL sponsor, Nova Scotia’s Port Royal Inn from Annapolis Royal has adopted this team from Singapore.

District of Lunenburg Logo The New Germany Check Point Committee is planning to ring the bells of the local churches when the first riders enter the community of New Germany. This is a small town in Nova Scotia falls along the Valley-Lighthouse Stage 2 of Ride The Lobster, the 800km 5-day unicycle race set in Nova Scotia for 16-20th June 2008. The town is known for its surrounding farmlands and rolling forested lands. New Germany falls within the District of Lunenburg, the third largest District in Nova Scotia.

The Committee invites or challenges all of the other Stage participants along the route to do the same — to let the riders know, let the community know, let the world know that the race has arrived in your community!

For more information contact:
Dave Waters, B.Comm, B.Rec
Community Economic Development Officer
Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Ph: 902-541-1353
Fax: 902-543-7123
www.modl.ca

Mentor Pictures Expect to see the film crew from Mentor Pictures busily capturing the sights and sounds of what might be the most intriguing international sports event in 2008; Ride The Lobster, a 800km 5-day unicycle race stretching the full length of Nova Scotia, Canada, 16-20th June 2008.

Mentor Pictures film “(One)-der Women” plans to focus on this event from a female perspective, following the all-female Team No. 03 Team Venus from the USA. This documentary trailer features members of Team Venus, and also Beth Amiro, member of the Nova Scotian entry in Ride The Lobster, Team No. 36 The Nova Scotia High Rollers.

. A Message from The Mayor

Ride the Lobster – who would have thought it would be the catch phrase for June 2008!

On behalf of the Council for the Town of Annapolis Royal, I would like to welcome all participants in this event to our historic Town, which marks the end of one stage of your race and the beginning of the next. Your time among us is short but I hope you have an opportunity to take in some of the natural beauty through which you are riding. We have much to offer in this area but you will have to come back again to savor it all and we hope you do so.

May your Ride the Lobster be a trip of a lifetime!

Jane DeWolfe
Mayor, Town of Annapolis Royal

For a smörgåsbord’s listing of events and attractions click the Ride The Lobster Wiki page Community Events.

Can a millimetre make a difference in the international 800km 5-day unicycle race, Ride The Lobster, set for 16-20 June 2008, in Nova Scotia, Canada? It just might, according to tests by Kyle deMilner, a member of Team No.86 Team Unicycle Max, the only all-family team in this event, as he reports his findings in a newly-created blog.

Visit the Team Unicycle Max Blog, to learn about hubs, cranks, 36″ers, training or lack thereof, and the crustacean-shaped Canadian providence called Nova Scotia, and perhaps adopt this team when the bets are placed.

If you know of other Ride The Lobster Team Blogs email a note to First Wheel to post the reference to the RTL Wiki website page donated by SocialText of Palo Alto , California.

The town of Truro Nova Scotia is to be invaded by unicyclists according to an article in the Truro Daily News.

Truro is featured in Stages 3 and 4 of Ride The Lobster, the 800km 5-day unicycle race set for 16-20June2008 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Members of Hub Cycle in Truro are working hard with Cyclesmith of Halifax-Dartmouth and local town and regional organizers to make sure this unicycle criterium is a memorable event.